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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I booked this trip months in advance because accommodation books out quickly around this time of year. We chose Nakamuraya Japanese Inn because of its price and location in relation to the snow festival and Sapporo station. We also chose it because it had a hot spring for its guests to use. The staff were very friendly...

Thank lara w
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Nice staff. Very good service. Perfect room for relaxing a couple of days. Tatami bed made up every night as we came back from town. Nice sitting space with japanese tea set. Would come back here any time!

Thank zgt
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 November 2016

This was our first accommodation experience of Japan, deliberately chosen to allow us to see what a ryokan is like, whilst still being near the centre of a large, buzzy city. It was a delightful experience and we happily stayed in many more over a two-month driving tour of Japan, of all sizes and prices. Arriving in our rental car...

Thank Jules8Perkins
Hertford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Only the friendliness and helpful staff save this from a one blob rating. My wife commented that it is a bit downmarket, she is quite correct. Its just all rather poor, cheap band b style reception, very pokey and tired bathroom, and the room is small, a little weary and frankly just a bit cheap. Communal bath is surprisingly good,...

Thank william g
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This ryokan is delightful. The staff are very friendly, welcoming and eager to please. The ryokan itself mixes Japanese tradition with modern comfort. The rooms are spacious and comfortable, and the ryokan itself is located within easy walking distance of Sapporo railway station.

1Thank Joseph L
Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

It was a very good decision to stay in this ryokan as the room was spacious and clean, the food was excellent, the staff were very friendly, helpful and able to speak English. It was winter but sleeping on futton mattress and tatami mat was comfortable, even for my 8 years old girl. Their clean and relaxing public bath (onsen)...

2Thank Wirahadi
Everett, Washington
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Breakfast was a high point of our stay there. It is served on the main floor in the dining area. Upon entering, a tray of attractive Japanese plates and bowls of foods like fish, pickles, salad, etc., are brought to you. In addition, help yourself to miso soup, rice, juices, coffee, tea, fresh fruit and raw vegetables, breads, and a...

2Thank 828TJA
Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 22 July 2016

As expected, the room is small. We stay in a room with two kids. After the tatami is set up, there is not any room to walk. Walking distance to Sapporo main station about 10 - 15 minutes. Everything else is good, and the receptionist, though speak limited English is very helpful. A good place to stay.

2Thank Tulang_B
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights in a room for 4. The place was clean, nice and had a homely feel. Our room was on the second floor but there is a lift. The room had a toilet with bathing facilities, although it is Japanese style. However the onsen is also located at level 2 and allows for more "spacious" bathing. The...

3Thank 2,824
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Excellent Ryokan room, very well maintained. They gave me a welcome tea and small treat. Slept on the comfortable tatami, very well rested. Relatively close to the train station. Some Idiot smoked in the lobby. They don't take my American Express, had to pay cash. Overall a great stay

2Thank Travelguy8-2011

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Address: N3 W7, Chuo-ku, Sapporo 060-0003, Hokkaido
Region: Japan > Hokkaido > Sapporo > Sapporo Station , Nishi Juitchome Station
Price Range: RM204 - RM1,250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Nakamuraya Ryokan 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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“Why go to Japan and not try a Japanese style room? It's fun.”
 of 5 bubbles Jules8Perkins, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I think they are all the same, ie not very good.”
 of 5 bubbles 131williamg, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If wifi is important, check before accepting the room. It varies.”
 of 5 bubbles 828TJA, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you are particular about 2nd-hand cigarette smoke (and the smoke really lingers), ask for a room as far away from the designated smoking room eg room number 201/301, 202/302, 203/303, etc. depending on which floor (the first number rep the floor). The smaller the number, the further away from the smoking room.”
 of 5 bubbles WendyY854, 23 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Try and get a south-facing room. It's great to see the sun light streaming into your room. The pillow is a typical bean-filled Japanese pillow. When you get used to this, it is actually works better than a western soft pillow, but you may want to bring your own (such as a Tempur travel pillow). This is obviously a personal thing. The slippers are also small for most western people, so you may want to BYO.”
 of 5 bubbles familytraveller5, 6 Jan 2013 | Read review
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