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6-48 Yasukawacho, Nikko 321-1432 Tochigi Prefecture
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#7 of 165 hotels in Nikko

Nikko Senhime Monogatari is an excellent choice for travellers visiting Nikko, offering a family-friendly environment alongside many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay.

For those interested in checking out popular landmarks while visiting Nikko, Nikko Senhime Monogatari is located a short distance from Tobu Nikko Station (1.3 mi) and Nikko Station (1.4 mi).

Rooms at Nikko Senhime Monogatari offer a refrigerator and air conditioning providing exceptional comfort and convenience, and guests can go online with free wifi.

24 hour front desk, room service, and a gift shop are some of the conveniences offered at this onsen ryokan. A sauna and free breakfast will also help to make your stay even more special. If you are driving to Nikko Senhime Monogatari, free parking is available.

While in Nikko, you may want to check out some of the restaurants that are a short walk away from Nikko Senhime Monogatari, including Hippari dako (0.5 mi), Komekichi Kozushi (1.2 mi), and Steak House Mihashi (0.4 mi).

If you’re looking for things to do, you can check out Nikko Tosho-gu (0.3 mi), Nikko Tamozawa Imperial Villa Memorial Park (0.3 mi), or Taiyuimbyo Shrine (0.4 mi), which are popular attractions amongst tourists, and they are all within walking distance.

Enjoy your stay in Nikko!

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot bath
Bar / lounge
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle bus service
Vending machine
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Hot spring bath
Open-air bath
Baggage storage
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
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Air conditioning
Room service
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
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English, Japanese
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patrickperbkk wrote a review Apr 2020
Perth, Australia1220 contributions181 helpful votes
We came to the hotel for a public onsen while visiting Nikko. The hotel looks a bit outdated form the outside, but was on when visiting inside the hotel. It's a great experience with the Japanese traditional bath for the first time. Staff was polite and helpful. We visited there on a weekday afternoon, no people:-)
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Date of stay: May 2019
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Satomi M wrote a review Jan 2020
Vancouver, Canada155 contributions42 helpful votes
This is a great Japanese traditional ryokan style hotel with omotenashi (meaning to wholeheartedly look after guests. The term is a microcosm of the country itself, representing the Japanese mindset of hospitality centring around care rather than expectation) My parents (who living in Japan) my husband and (who living in Canada) are really enjoyed their hospitality. Especially front desk Mr. Salocogi ( I am not sure that was his name) from Nepal who speaks fluent Japanese took cake of us really well. I have to mention about thier Shimotsuki (November) kaiseki dinner. It’s beautifully-crafted dishes are carefully prepared utilizing the season’s finest ingredients. View from our room and onsen (hot spring) are very beautiful as well. There is a Live Piano show at lunge and you can get complimentary teas in front of the shop. This hotel is very close to all Nikko sightseeing places such as Toshogu and Tamozawa Goyotei. Senhime monogatari have been nominated many awards in Japan. We highly recommend It if you are coming to Nikko.
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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familytravel4x4 wrote a review Oct 2019
Liphook, United Kingdom544 contributions294 helpful votes
Stayed two nights at the hotel and it was a treat from start to finish. On our arrival we were met by one of the reception staff and given a very comprehensive guide to the hotel and it’s facilities including the hot baths. Then help was given on sight seeing and bus timetables etc. The rooms were excellent and we had a private dining area in the dining sector of the hotel. The food was excellent quality with service to match. Unfortunately our first day sightseeing was when the area was lashed with 10 inches of rain from the typhoon that was following hard on the heels of Hagibis. The hotel is within walking distance of the main temples, so we walked..... but we were as wet as we could be on our return to the hotel late afternoon. Despite the use of the hotel umbrellas we were soaked and our shoes were saturated. But not an issue, the hotel lent us towels on our arrival in reception and heated air blowing shoe driers - think of hair driers for shoes! Brilliant.. A final mention that the breakfasts were as good as the evening meals. As to the water feature ....just look out of the back windows!
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Dette M wrote a review Apr 2019
Oahu, Hawaii49 contributions16 helpful votes
This was one of the most superb holiday experiences from check in to checkout. The room, the food, the service from all staff was second to none. The Onsen, the dressing in yukuta and sleeping on futons all enhanced the experience.
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
TravelingFoodie319 wrote a review Apr 2019
Denver, Colorado161 contributions99 helpful votes
Stayed 3 nights in a Japanese/Western room, which combined tatami with Western beds. The room was huge and looked out over the river and the mountain. Service was uniformly outstanding. We opted to have breakfast and dinner in a private dining room on the ground floor, but many others were being served in their rooms. On arrival, we requested no beef or pork, and the chef was very accommodating (substituting wonderful fish, lobster, clams, etc., etc.). Another great advantage is the location, only a 5 minute walk to the World Heritage site shrines, and a 10-15 minute walk into town.
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Date of stay: April 2019
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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GPLC P wrote a review Feb 2019
Terrigal, Australia14 contributions15 helpful votes
This was an awesome hotel for a traditional Japanese experience. Onsen was amazing, with a traditional breakfast not to be missed. Great location for walking around local sites. The staff were also very helpful and kind.
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Date of stay: February 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
shibuyababe wrote a review Jan 2019
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan134 contributions100 helpful votes
Stayed for a family trip. As soon as we arrived they know exactly who we were and guided us to the lounge area. All the checking in process were done while sitting down over green tea and sweets which greatly helped when you are traveling with elderly. It is conveniently located just a stroll away from all the temples. On the second day hotel arranged a bus tour for the must see attractions in the far areas in the morning. Dinner and breakfast were served in a private room which were full course Japanese feast (with an option for western style breakfast for those who are not keen to start the day with full on Japanese). Onsen was very clean and had varieties of bathes. Their massage chair in the changing area was free and to die for. They had good selection of amenities. No need to bring wash bag. They also had an in room massage service which was good. We took advantage of the post check out onsen service which you just pay extra for towels. It was really nice to have access to one last soak after long cold day of sightseeing before catching the train. They have a very helpful English speaking staff which is reassuring for non Japanese speaking guest. In conclusion I highly recommend this place for the price and what they offer. One thing to note is we visited around the end of the year which is not the peak so the experience may be different if you visit during the busy season.
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Date of stay: December 2018Trip type: Travelled with family
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sarah_3YJ123 wrote a review Dec 2018
Singapore, Singapore134 contributions96 helpful votes
Great location - about 100 metres away from the Unesco site. Hotel provides complementary shuttle service to and from the train station. Hotel is in perfect condition and the room is very spacious. From the time you are picked up from the train station to check out time, the service is immaculate. It is really a rare find. Do include the Kaiseki dinner and breakfast, they are of excellent quality. Would definitely stay here again.
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Date of stay: December 2018
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Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Ask for a room facing the river
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arthawkBristol wrote a review Nov 2018
Bristol115 contributions114 helpful votes
Everyone who visits Japan should try the ryokan experience. This is top of the range. We had a Japanese-style room which was large with a table and chairs and comfortable easychairs. We have stayed in a smaller room in a ryokan elsewhere and it was a bit uncomfortable, especially when they took the bed away and there wasn't much left to sit on! We ate Japanese food morning and evening and I wish I was eating it now. They do a magnificent kaiseki. We cannot recommend this place too highly.
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Date of stay: November 2018
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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SmallDane wrote a review Nov 2018
Aarhus, Denmark86 contributions30 helpful votes
We stayed at Senhime Monogatari for two days in mid-october, parents and two adult children. When we arrived, our suitcases were taken off us and brought to the room, and we were sat at a low table in the foyer with green tea and japanes snacks. After a little while, a staff member approached us to check us in. He gave us an overwhelming amount of information, including bus time tables, vouchers giving discount at sights and possible times for breakfast and dinner. We were then taken to our room by another member of staff, who introduced us to our room. We had a japanese room, meaning that it was equipped with tatami-mats where you must not wear any form of shoes.During the day, there was a (very low) tea table and four legless chairs in the room. At night while we were out for dinner, the furniture was pushed aside and beds were made on futons on the floor. In fact, the room was rather a suite, since it had an adjoining room with a wooden floor and four 'western-style' lounge chairs. Further, there was a toilet (where you donned toilet slippers placed just inside) - almost needless to say, this was a japanese toilet with inbuilt washing and bidet functionality and a heated seat. Finally, a bathroom with a tub and shower. An ample supply of toiletries were available.The woman who took us there served us tea while she told us about how to use the yukata (a kind of cotton kimono), toe socks and slippers provided, and how to use the onsen = hot baths. While we stayed there, we had dinner one of the two days. There was only one option, the full kaiseke-dinner (lots of small dishes), but that was really overwhelming. Delicious as it were, none of use were able to finish all the interesting dishes. Therefore, the next day, we decided to eat out. Alas, we found that all eateries in walking distance from the hotel were either closed for the season, or they had closed at four or five. This is a piece of information that we would have liked to have had on the first day! As it turned out, we ended up having cup noodles from the local convenience store in the room, which was luckily equipped with a water cooker. The onsen was great. In the women's area, there were four tubs: A large tub with hot water (and it is really hot!), an outdoor hot tub, a hot jacuzzi and a tub with mineral water (quite skimmed-milk.looking, feeling very soft against the skin). Again, ample supply of toiletries including a large range of hair products. Nice! Finally, Nikko is quite a tourist spot. We had planned to go to a nearby lake, but were not able to go there, since the buses were already full when they reached our stop. We managed to go to the other major sight, one of Japan's most famous shrines, the Toshogu Shrine, which is really impressive. But try to get there early, as crowds form quickly!
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Date of stay: October 2018
Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Try to get a room with a view to the river.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Nikko Senhime Monogatari
Which popular attractions are close to Nikko Senhime Monogatari?
Nearby attractions include Rinno-ji Temple (0.3 km), Kanaya Hotel History House (0.4 km), and Shoyoen (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Nikko Senhime Monogatari?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Nikko Senhime Monogatari?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Nikko Senhime Monogatari?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Nikko Senhime Monogatari?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Nikko Senhime Monogatari?
Conveniently located restaurants include Lancatlgue Cafe Nikko, Nikko Coffee, Goyoteidori, and Nikko Suien.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Nikko Senhime Monogatari?
Yes, guests have access to a sauna during their stay.
Does Nikko Senhime Monogatari have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Nikko Senhime Monogatari offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Nikko Senhime Monogatari offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and a banquet room during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Nikko Senhime Monogatari?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Japanese.
Are there any historical sites close to Nikko Senhime Monogatari?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Taiyuimbyo Shrine (0.6 km), Yomeimon (Main Gate) (0.5 km), and Nikko Futarasan Shrine (0.6 km).