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Family Inn Saiko

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Stavanger, Norway
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a little hesitant towards staying in the outskirts of the "action". But became really happy that we chose to do so. Tokyo is a mouthful, and for small town people like us, the tranquility of the neighbourhood and the Family Inn was a perfect match to the hustle and bustle of the busy areas. An informative "map" was...

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Taoyuan, Taiwan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm very happy in the trip! The hotel is very good and the people who in here are very kindly ^^ The room is so clean , that make me so comfortable. If I go to Tokyo next time I will chose this hotel again ! Thank you^^

1Thank zaq41122
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I absolutely fell in love with this little inn. I loved sleeping on tatami, I loved the staff's friendly sightseeing advice, I loved the free laundry and mini-kitchen facilities, and I even loved the walk from the nearest train station. I'd been worried that being a 10-minute walk from the nearest station would be a drain, but it turned out...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly and helpful owners whose English is way better than my Japanese. Basic breakfast of toast and tea/coffee. The single room was perfect with an ensuite bigger than I expected in Japan. Futon was comfy and the doona soft and warm. Reasonably close to the local rail station and then it's only one stop to the JR.

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Reviewed 1 February 2017

We spent three weeks in Japan, and we found that we had the best sleep at the Family Inn Saiko. The best thing is that you have your own air conditioning unit. We always get overheated at the other places, and the bedding is too warm, but here we could turn off the heating overnight and were able to sleep...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Great introduction to Tokyo. Lovely hosts who helped us arrange our days. Clean room with traditional bedding. Quiet neighbourhood not far from subway (15min) or main JR station (30min). Highly recommended and excellent value for money.

2Thank CazzaRam
Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Me and my friend stayed here a total of 5 awesome days! Very very lovely staff and helped us out with travel to our airport, everything in our room was flawless !! Just expect a 10 - 15 min walk there

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 30 January 2017

My first taste of Japan was with the Family Inn Saiko, and it didn't disappoint. The hospitality and generosity shown by the staff here made me feel more like a visiting family member than a guest. Information was clearly available on using the amenities, such serving yourself unlimited tea or coffee, and booking the private use of the bath upstairs...

1Thank HiLu
New York City, New York
Reviewed 24 January 2017

The inn is run by personable hosts who will take care of you and your needs, offer travel and dining options, and are just lovely all around. It is homey and then rooms are spacious for the price. Conveniently located between two different train lines, each a short trip away from Ikebukuro station. I really enjoyed the fact that it...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 10 January 2017

It was a great stay at Family Inn Saiko. The owners are really friendly and always willing to lend a helping hand to introduce where to go, food to eat and how to get to places. Love how cosy the feeling of the inn is. The room is simple and nice (though small, not surprising for any rooms in Tokyo).

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 

Additional Information about Family Inn Saiko

Address: 2-34-16 Nagasaki, Toshima 171-0051, Tokyo Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kanto > Tokyo Prefecture > Tokyo > Toshima
Price Range: €101 - €121 (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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