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Hotel Shikisai

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 1 October 2014

We loved this ryokan. The place is quite simple but the service is amazing. Having missed the free shuttle, we took the bus from nikko station and called to let them know we were on our way. Once we stepped off the chuzenji onsen stop, the staff was waiting with a car to take us to the hotel. Although I...

1Thank dd1002
Reviewed 23 September 2014

When I first reached the place, I was a little disappointed. I didn't expect it to look like a regular hotel. However, I was pleasantly surprised! The room was beautiful with all the little details. My room was quite big and could easily hold 4-5 persons although there were only 2 of us. The dinner and breakfast were exquisite. Although...

Thank jacsoon
Reviewed 7 September 2014

We had a lovely two days at the hotel Shikisai. We chose a room with private bath. The room was spacious and very clean. The food was beautifully presented and excellent. The service was perfect. There are many lovely walks near where you can unwind and appreciate the beauty of the area.

Thank TopkapiTokyo
Reviewed 23 June 2014

The staff is very attentive... They confirmed my reservation for a room with a Pte onsen...but later found they had made a mistake. They gave me a room w a jacuzzi instead n a 10000yen discount! The free bus tour helps... Pick up fr the Nikko jr station at the appointed 230pm and drove us to hotel. Next day...930am tour...

Thank MonicaZenia
Penang Island, Malaysia
Reviewed 27 May 2014

After comparing the various ryokans and hotels in the Greater Nikko area which was overwhelming as we didn't have sense of the lay of the land, we decided based on pictures, reviews and price to go for Shikisai Hotel. My wife & I don't know if other places are better but we certainly were very pleased with our choice. We...

10Thank paulksyin
Howell, Michigan
Reviewed 20 March 2014

Wonderful hotel! Secluded away from downtown hub.free hotel shuttle ~ 20 mins; could not see Lk.Chuzenji from our room, blocked by trees. Hotel staff was attentive. Food excellent ~pricey but worth it

Thank Pam I
Reviewed 12 December 2013

This hotel is located about one hour bus ride from Nikko train station if you take the bus towards Yumoto onsen direction. There is a dedicated bus stop for the hotel and you will have to walk about 8 minutes from the bus stop. Hotel shuttle will pick up at Chuzenji onsen station which is about 45 minutes along the...

1Thank yellowplum
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Reviewed 7 November 2013

How the staff in this hotel can all be so genuinely friendly is a mystery to me. The rooms are spacious, hot baths very comfortable and the food incredible. The hotel has a calm, unrushed and friendly character. My only gripe is that I didn't see any of the famous Nikko monkeys!

Thank Sirporkpie
Reviewed 17 October 2013

We really enjoyed our stay and would come again if we had the chance. Yes, it was quite expensive, but for the memories it was worth it. As others have mentioned, there is a free shuttle bus to the hotel, and also to 3 waterfalls in the local area. My memories will be of the beautiful tatami-matted room, sitting in...

3Thank Alex P
San Francisco, CA
Reviewed 5 October 2013

This hotel was more of a resort, set on a park across the highway from the lake. The hotel had a free shuttle to the nearby waterfalls (which were quite beautiful), and also down to Nikko and the temple complexes. There was also a regular local bus which would take you back and forth too. It takes about 30 min...

2Thank sfoartboy

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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Hotel Shikisai

Address: 2485 Chugushi, Nikko 321-1661, Tochigi Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kanto > Tochigi Prefecture > Nikko > Chuzenji Onsen , Nikko Onsen
Price Range: €207 - €413 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Hotel Shikisai 4.5*
Number of rooms: 36
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Nikko
#4 Luxury Hotel in Nikko
#8 Family Hotel in Nikko
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“don't come”
 of 5 bubbles honeyloveme8, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The Modern Style Rooms are spacious and have superior bath facilities.”
  • Modern Style Room
  • View of Lake Chuzenji
  • Soaking Tub and deck
 of 5 bubbles keithpcfl, 10 May 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from the rooms near the restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles DeeBoot, 31 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask for rooms facing the lake”
 of 5 bubbles PCCHongKong, 10 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Go for Modern Japanese Room for a bath with private view at ground level. They have English speaking staff at 10am every morning.”
 of 5 bubbles YYprivatelimited, 10 Jan 2016 | Read review
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