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A 2-minute walk from Sendagi Subway Station, Japanese-style hotel Annex Katsutaro Ryokan features rooms with traditional tatami (woven-straw) flooring and free Wi-Fi internet. The ryokan offers bicycle rental. The air-conditioned rooms at Ryokan Annex Katsutaro feature Japanese futon bedding, and each has a TV and fridge. The attached bathroom includes a bathtub. Katsutaro Annex is a 3-minute walk from Tenno-ji Temple and a 10-minute walk from Ueno Zoo and Ueno Park. It is an 8-minute walk to JR Nippori Station, which offers direct access to Akihabara and Tokyo Station. The ryokan provides free-use internet terminals and coin-operated laundry machines. Guests can order a Continental breakfast or a hot Western-style breakfast, for a fee.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Annex Katsutaro Ryokan has been welcoming guests since 2 Nov 2010.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Tokyo
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  • Michael
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Excellent all around. Have stayed several times over the past years and will be back :-)
  • Lucy
    The location was excellent, 3 min walk from Sandagi station, 11 mins to Nippori, right near Yanaka shopping street. The room was old and not fancy, but felt really comfortable with plenty of room to rest and relax after a long day of exploring....
  • Josha
    Near the metro. Good spot. Quiet and lots of privacy.
  • Jones
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Everything was spotless comfortable and the neighbourhood is fantastic for eating authentic food, shopping for handmade crafts and seeing old Tokyo.
  • Valerie
    It was value for money for the good location (walking distance from nippori and sendagi station, though pushing a big luggage to the hotel from nippori can be quite tiring). It is located in a nice and quiet part of the neighbourhood, with nearby...
  • Nightnimbus
    Nice small traditional room(exactly what I was looking for), no curfew, 7 eleven just in front, food shopping district close by, staff were nice, area had a great atmosphere during the summer festivals.
  • Ines
    Lovely, comfortable, super clean, central - plus an amazingly helpful and kind host and the best breakfast in Kyoto.
  • Arthur
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Great place to stay with very welcoming and helpful staff. Breakfast at nearby CIBI also excellent
  • Julian
    Great and very courteous service by the hosts! Thanks you!
  • Erkkip
    Wonderful experience of the traditional Ryokan. The owners are so kind and helpful. The neighbourhood is fantastic and gives a completely different view on the Japanese lifestyle. Lots of temples to visit nearby and it's a joy to wander the...

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  • Hi. I will arrive at Nippori Station in the morning. Is it possible to leave luggage in the ryokan before check-in time?

    Welcome to use our luggage storage.
    Answered on 19 April 2023
  • do you offer Japanese style breakfast?

    Our ryokan does not offer a Japanese breakfast, but Introduce nearby restaurant
    Answered on 23 April 2023

Property surroundings *

1 restaurant on site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine

Facilities of Annex Katsutaro Ryokan
Great facilities! Review score, 8.7

Most popular facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Laundry
  • Lift
  • Heating
  • Luggage storage
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
  • Shower
  • Alarm clock
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Tatami (traditional Japanese flooring)
Media & Technology
  • Fax
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Luggage storage
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Lower bathroom sink
  • Higher level toilet
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Japanese

House rules

Annex Katsutaro Ryokan takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00 to 22:00


From 07:00 to 10:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.


Entry to the property will be closed between the hours of 22:00 and 07:00

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa Cash Annex Katsutaro Ryokan accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

You must inform the hotel in advance what time you plan to check in. If your check-in time changes, please update the hotel.

Please note only 1 other child can sleep in existing bedding.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

FAQs about Annex Katsutaro Ryokan

  • The prices at Annex Katsutaro Ryokan may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Annex Katsutaro Ryokan is 3.1 miles from the centre of Tokyo. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at Annex Katsutaro Ryokan can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • American

  • Annex Katsutaro Ryokan offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Room options at Annex Katsutaro Ryokan include:

      • Twin
      • Quadruple
      • Triple
      • Single

    • Check-in at Annex Katsutaro Ryokan is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

    • Annex Katsutaro Ryokan has 1 restaurant:

      • Restaurant