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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Being the first place my friends and I stay during our trip to japan, i would say Kimi Ryokan is my favourite place to stay as compared to other places. It has all the necessary facilities and item provided so it is as good as you not preparing anything before coming to Kimi.

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Quezon City, Quezon City, Philippines
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The ryokan gave us a chance to stay in a traditional Japanese inn, hence why we picked it. From the JR Ikebukuro station, it's a good 10-minute walk. From the C6 Exit of the Tokyo Metro station, around 5 minutes. If you see the Penguin resto along Tokiwa Avenue, you're close to the ryokan. So yeah, a bit of a... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Kimi Ryokan for 5 nights at the end of October and it was a perfect base for exploring Tokyo. The room is compact, but had plenty of space for everything we needed. Plus, we found the tantami mats very comfortable and slept well every night :) I cannot say it loud enough - this place is super... More 

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貴美旅館, マネージャー at Kimi Ryokan, responded to this review

Dear guest, We want to thank you so much for your stay in Kimi Ryokan with us, and hope you enjoyed your stay and your trip in Tokyo. We would definitely keep on trying to improve our service and also to keep the price reasonable. Please let us know if any inconvenience have bothered your comfortable stay, we are always... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed for 4 nights at Kimi Ryokan and I really liked it. This is a very good place to stay, very clean, very friendly and helpful staff. I start my trip around Japan at this Ryokan and iam pretty sure that is the best place to stay, if you are looking for Japanese style at a very good price,... More 

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貴美旅館, マネージャー at Kimi Ryokan, responded to this review

Dear guest, We want to thank you so much for your stay in Kimi Ryokan with us, and hope you enjoyed your stay and your trip in Tokyo. We would definitely keep on trying to improve our service and also to keep the price reasonable. Please let us know if any inconvenience have bothered your comfortable stay, we are always... More 

Houston, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

First of all, this is in no way a ryokan. Essentially, it's a youth hostel for the past-youth set (me included). I can't deny that it's a good deal for a private room in Tokyo in an acceptably convenient location to explore the city (8 minute walk from Ikebukuro Station on the Yamanote Line). But the tatami in our room... More 

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貴美旅館, マネージャー at Kimi Ryokan, responded to this review

Dear guest, We want to thank you so much for your stay in Kimi Ryokan with us, and hope you enjoyed your stay and your trip in Tokyo. First of all, we are so sorry to hear that you had problems with the Tatami. We are cleaning up the Tatami every day and changing it to a new one every... More 

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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the Kimi Ryokan for 6 nights in Tokyo. It is near Ikebukuro station which is not central Tokyo but has very good transport links. It is in a quiet street. Ikebukuro has a large selection of bars and restaurants. Kimi is very good value. It is basic but clean and has a common area with a small... More 

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貴美旅館, マネージャー at Kimi Ryokan, responded to this review

Dear guest, We want to thank you so much for your stay in Kimi Ryokan with us, and hope you enjoyed your stay and your trip in Tokyo. We would definitely keep on trying to improve our service and also to keep the price reasonable. Please let us know if any inconvenience have bothered your comfortable stay, we are always... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay here. The communal aspect of the ryokan is wonderful, the staff speak perfect English if you're worried that your Japanese is as terrible as mine is and there are dozens of amazing places to eat, all in easy walking distance. It is close to the station, in a busy neighbourhood, but down a quiet street.... More 

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貴美旅館, マネージャー at Kimi Ryokan, responded to this review

Dear guest, We want to thank you so much for your stay in Kimi Ryokan with us, and hope you enjoyed your stay and your trip in Tokyo. We would definitely keep on trying to improve our service and also to keep the price reasonable. Please let us know if any inconvenience have bothered your comfortable stay, we are always... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

Kimi Ryokan is a gem in the middle of a mediocre neighborhood. Excellent customer service, superb cleanliness, very comfortable down bedding and inexpensive laundry facilities make this a great choice! The AC works great and each room has its own control . The rooftop terrace is priceless and a great place to enjoy Tokyo sunset or sunrise . Shared toilets... More 

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貴美旅館, マネージャー at Kimi Ryokan, responded to this review

Dear guest, We want to thank you so much for your stay in Kimi Ryokan with us, and hope you enjoyed your stay and your trip in Tokyo. We would definitely keep on trying to improve our service and also to keep the price reasonable. Please let us know if any inconvenience have bothered your comfortable stay, we are always... More 

Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here during my vacation in Tokyo. I went here and left by myself but I was with 2 friends in the middle of my stay. At first, I booked a room for 1 (capacity of 2people) then shared with my friends. We didn't encounter problems. Before my arrival, they responded promptly to my emails. I had questions and requests... More 

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貴美旅館, マネージャー at Kimi Ryokan, responded to this review

Dear guest, We want to thank you so much for your stay in Kimi Ryokan with us, and hope you enjoyed your stay and your trip in Tokyo. We would definitely keep on trying to improve our service and also to keep the price reasonable. Please let us know if any inconvenience have bothered your comfortable stay, we are always... More 

Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

This was a great place to stay in Tokyo! Location was great and easy walking distance to the Ikebukuro train station and restaurants/cafes. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Price was very reasonable. Ryokan so you sleep on the floor on tatami mats and it has shared bathrooms but rooms and bath were very clean. Would highly recommend this place!

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貴美旅館, マネージャー at Kimi Ryokan, responded to this review

Dear guest, We want to thank you so much for your stay in Kimi Ryokan with us, and hope you enjoyed your stay and your trip in Tokyo. We would definitely keep on trying to improve our service and also to keep the price reasonable. Please let us know if any inconvenience have bothered your comfortable stay, we are always... More 

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Ikebukuro
Ikebukuro is an area of massive development. Several thousand tenants occupy two giant department stores and shopping malls, where all sorts of shopping and gourmet foods can be enjoyed. The 60-story building at the east entrance of the station, Sunshine City, is a landmark within Ikebukuro and features an aquarium, planetarium, theme park as well as an observation platform. The popular name for the western side of this area is "Otome Road" (Maiden Road) and there are many shops selling products related to anime with a female theme. It has rapidly become the worldwide headquarters for ‘otaku’ or geek culture.
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Additional Information about Kimi Ryokan

Address: 2-36-8 Ikebukuro, Toshima 171-0014, Tokyo Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kanto > Tokyo Prefecture > Tokyo > Toshima > Ikebukuro
Price Range: RM192 - RM429 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 38
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“We stayed both on 3rd and 4th floor- Both were excellent !”
  • Rooftop terrace
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 of 5 bubbles 663anneliesem, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“rooms on 2nd floor are good”
 of 5 bubbles Guranchal, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“3rd floor is ideal. The restroom is larger, so that's a plus for us larger folks.”
 of 5 bubbles T6211OXashleyw, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room away from the bathrooms”
 of 5 bubbles I9375HLrebeccah, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors are quieter, but not 3rd floor in room next to washing maschine.”
 of 5 bubbles Caro-in-Japan, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
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