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Family Inn Saiko

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Mandaluyong, Philippines
Reviewed 12 April 2015

Most of our Japan trip was spent in Kyoto but the first and last days were spent in Tokyo. Had we known about this inn sooner I should have booked this for 2 nights instead of one. Nicholas was very helpful even before booking our reservations. Although the map may seem complex, it's actually pretty easy and close to the...

2Thank nicolet429728
Reviewed 31 March 2015

Family inn saiko is the special place for travelers, we feel so happy with thus place. They have good communication and kindly people and give us a lot of suggestion. So pround to stay for 5 days with them and we'll go back again for sure.

6Thank sirawatk
Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 14 March 2015

A pearl located conveniently near Ikebukuro station (10 min walk and one station train or 15 min walk), one of the main transport hubs in Tokyo that will let you conveniently go to all major touristic places. The price is very reasonable compared to other hotels we were looking at. The guests are wonderful, speak english, have a lot of...

3Thank Benoit G
Reviewed 11 March 2015

I chose this hotel based on value for money and the excellent Trip Advisor reviews and was not disappointed. I wanted to experience a traditional ryokan with the futon on the floor and sparsely furnished room and Family Inn Saiko was perfect for this. Before we had even arrived, we received an email enquiring about our itinerary. They followed up...

6Thank Jonathan S
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 February 2015 via mobile

We have stayed here for two nights and none of us can fault it! It is immaculately clean and beautiful. The staff are so friendly and helpful! The inconvenience that other people have talked about is that it is a little far away from any stations! This was one of our favorite parts!!! The ten minute walk from shinamachi is...

2Thank Fenella M
Reviewed 14 January 2015 via mobile

Staff are good and helpful. The rooms and lobby area were clean. the room's wall is very thick that you can't hear anything from your neighbor. Love the place :) Location is a bit far from the station. It may take 15 minute to walk from the station (from Shiinamachi). It is ok when you are going out from the...

3Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 13 January 2015

I chose Family Inn Saiko for one reason: cheapest rate of a traditional japanese ryokan for a solo traveler that has positive feedback on Tripadvisor. I must say that from the day I arrived until I went home, FIS was as comfortable as it can be! Coming from Ikebukuro station, I took a cab going to FIS, availing of their...

6Thank arashiwantsme
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 January 2015

I'd booked the Family Inn because I wanted my family to experience a more traditional Japan and luckily for me that is exactly what we got. Even before we arrived contact was made with helpful suggestions re japan rail tickets and how to get from the airport to the Family Inn. We were all so happy there with warm friendly...

3Thank Happymaners
Paris, France
Reviewed 7 January 2015

A bit far away from the nearest subway station (25mn from Ikkebukuro st by feet) but this is the only inconvenient. Real ryokan accommodation and very warmful tenant who speaks english very well and can give great advices for your trip. Breakfast available and shared with all the other guests.

4Thank DamienPruvost
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 7 January 2015

A quiet and nice neighborhood, but still very central. Ten minutes to Shiinamachi station. Hotel tatami-style-bedrooms, small but very clean and with a good bathroom. Service very friendly, and a warm and welcoming atmosphere. This is exactly what the name of the hotel suggests - a family hotel, meaning both that it's run by a family, and that it's a...

4Thank olsenjakob

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to our family! Family Inn Saiko is a traditional style Japanese accommodation with modern facilities located just one station distance from Ikebukuro, Tokyo. You can enjoy the delights of modern Tokyo and then retreat to the peaceful quiet of your authentic TATAMI room. In addition, as a family-run inn, we provide you with warm hospitality and generations of tradition. Make us your home away from home! ... more   less 

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Address: 2-34-16 Nagasaki, Toshima 171-0051, Tokyo Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kanto > Tokyo Prefecture > Tokyo > Toshima
Price Range: RM461 - RM576 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Family Inn Saiko 2.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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“no views or view does not really matter, you go there just to sleep”
 of 5 bubbles SlawekK, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Good acsess to major stations and easy to navigate .”
 of 5 bubbles S1313AElauras, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We enjoyed Room 307 because it was close to the Ofuro on the 4th floor with no rooms above us.”
  • Another interior view with low-profile tea/snack table.
  • Interior of room with tatami and two sets of futon.
  • Awesome Modern Toto Toilet (Bidet, Wash Basin, Heat Seat, Multi Flush)
 of 5 bubbles AllenB300, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Two bedroom apartments are the best choice for families.”
 of 5 bubbles 758charlesh, 31 Dec 2014 | Read review
“They will likely assign the rooms. But this is a good place to stay after trying other Ryokans out. Very clean (like most Ryokans) but the in-room bathroom adds to comfort and convenience. The neighborhood is quiet and peaceful, but is still close to major subway stations and has a lot of delicious food.”
 of 5 bubbles RQTraveler, 9 Dec 2014 | Read review
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