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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“yamanote line”(16 reviews)
“tatami mats”(5 reviews)
“strict rules”(3 reviews)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 2 November 2011

We were on a study trip to Tokyo+Kyoto, and stayed in Tama Ryokan for the Tokyo part of the trip. For Japanese Minshuku/Ryokan style of accommodation this one is hard to beat for the price ;) Tatami rooms. Pros: Central location close to Yamanote line...More

3  Thank Markus S
Reviewed 22 October 2011

I stayed here for 9nights and had a lovely time. My room was quiet, the toilet and shower always clean and it was so private at times I felt I was the only one there. I would highly recommend this ryokan if you're travelling solo...More

1  Thank Amy P
Reviewed 5 October 2011

I stayed again at Tama Ryokan, starting Sep 1st, for 17 days. The owners gave me a pretty good discount, partly because I was a repeat customer, but mainly because I booked for so many nights. Tama is very close to the subway- and JR-line-stations,...More

1  Thank MattilaJ
Reviewed 4 October 2011

Years ago in 1999 I stayed at the Tama Ryokan for two months and I really felt at home thanks to the friendly and supportive couple who runs the place. This time I was visiting Tokyo only briefly but did not want to miss the...More

1  Thank pebuchmann
Reviewed 4 September 2011

Do not stay here if you travel to Tokyo especially if you are alone as the owners are incredibly rude to some. After booking my room around 4 days in advance I arrived late at night from an international flight from narita as I had...More

8  Thank Pippu81
Response from TamaRyokan, Manager at Tama RyokanResponded 24 October 2011

Here, we're accused of contemptuous and "incredibly rude" treatment. The experience supposedly proves conclusively that Tama is worthless as a place to stay, and especially if you're a solo traveler. The praise Tama Ryokan earns here from others (including solo travelers) might raise doubts in...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$63 - US$103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Shinjuku
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Shinjuku
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$63 - US$103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Shinjuku
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Shinjuku
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Shinjuku
Shinjuku is the commuting capital of Tokyo, and
contains the busiest train station in the world. To
the west, there's an office district with the Tokyo
Metropolitan Government Office at its center. To the
east, there’s a district with long-established
department stores, cinemas and theaters. Shinjuku
Gyoen is a park originally built as the garden for the
Imperial Household. It is quite famous as a venue for
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"Ask for honeymoon sweet! It is adorable!"
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"Choose a room with a tatami floor to complete the Japanese experience"
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"Email the ryokan to communicate with the owners ahead of time."
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"The room upstairs next to the refrigerator is the best (big and private)"
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