Just a 3-minute walk from JR Nikko Train Station, Guest house Sumica offers beds in dormitory rooms, as well as Japanese-style private rooms. It features a shared kitchen and free tea and coffee. Free Wi-Fi is provided in the whole building. The Sumica Guest house is a 5-minute drive from the Nikko Tosho-gu shrine, and a 30-minute drive from both Lake Chuzenji-ko and historical theme park village Edo Wonderland (Nikko Edomura). JR Nikko Train Station is a 3-minute walk away. Nikko Guest house Sumica is a completely nonsmoking hotel. It offers luggage storage, and it has a curfew at 23:00.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Nikko Guesthouse Sumica has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 21, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)


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Room Type
4 bunk beds
Bedroom 1:
3 futon beds
Bedroom 2:
2 futon beds
Bedroom 3:
4 bunk beds
1 bunk bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 1
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Nikko
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  • Di
    Very close to the station, the room is comfortable and the common space is pleasant.
  • Becky
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great host, awesome location, overall, a great value.
  • Gabrielle
    Loved the smile bar right next the to hostel! Greta place to crash after a good hike. Simple and clean! Thank you!
  • Mthncgl
    Everything was excellent about this place. Rooms are adorable and staffs were so nice and kind. Thank you for everything.
  • Jason
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Perfect location, right next to the station. The ancient, yet beautiful guest house. And most importantly, the ownder! She was so fun to chat with, and very helpful too. Thank you so much for the wonderful experience :) - note: I stayed in the...
  • Eyal
    Sumica was so kind and helped me with booking and taking the right bus. The place was so cosy and the kitchen was well equipped.
  • Marlie
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    This place was a dream. So quaint, so cute. The staff was adorable, invited me to a dinner party that night in town to make pizza. I couldn’t go but they were so kind. The stay is very quiet - like staying in an rustic mountain cabin.
  • Kateryna
    Perfect for short travel in Nikko! Convenient location, the best host and warm blankets. We enjoyed onsen nearby with the help of the host who brought us there by car.
  • Adam
    I got there for a night sleep on my way to Hokkaido. the hotel is 3 minutes walks from the train station, which for me was just great. I got there, Sumice was already waiting for me and greeted me with warmth and a quick for recommendation for...
  • Susan
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    really nice and helpful hosts, good location by the train station , nice large room. Really enjoyed the hosts and other guests

Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days

  • hi there... is there parking available for my car tonight? I would like to book. but I need parking too. Christina

    Hello, Thank you for your inquiry. Yes,we have a free car parking. We hope to see you soon. Kind regards, Nikko Guesthouse Sumica SATO
    Answered on 10 June 2021
  • Thanks a lot. I found alternative accommodation already. Thank you! すみませんね、

    Ok.See you next time.
    Answered on 10 June 2021
  • Hi do you provide iron?

    I’m sorry we don't have iron.
    Answered on 24 June 2023
  • Hi there, I'm looking at the Economy Twin Room. Is this a private room? How about the bathroom? Thanks!

    Hello! The room is a private room without bathroom in the room. We have two toilet and one shower room for our guests. Kind regards, Nikko Guesthouse Sumica
    Answered on 13 October 2021
  • Hello, I'm travelling to Nikko with a friend. I'll be staying three nights, but she'll only be there for one. Is it possible to share a room without ..

    Thank you for your inquiry. I'm sorry but we need the fee for two people when you stay with friend. When you make a booking, please choose the number ..
    Answered on 13 October 2021
  • Sorry to send another question. If I book a single bed for two nights and the third night, book a room for two people, will I be able to do this witho..

    Don't worry you don't need to remove your luggage. The room you found is only one. You use the room alone for the first and second night and use the s..
    Answered on 13 October 2021
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Amenities of Nikko Guesthouse Sumica
Great facilities! Review score, 8.8

Most popular amenities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Towels
  • Linens
  • Shared kitchen
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Lockers
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Fan
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese

House rules

Nikko Guesthouse Sumica takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM


From 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.


The entrance to the property is closed between 11:00 PM and 6:00 AM

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Cash Nikko Guesthouse Sumica accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 7:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Luggage storage is available between 08:00-13:00.

Please be informed that the property is closed between 13:00-16:00.

Guests arriving after check-in hours must inform the property in advance. Contact details can be found on the booking confirmation.

The hotel has a curfew at 23:00. Guests cannot enter or leave the hotel after this time.

Guests who are bringing children need to contact the property in advance.

Please note that restaurants around the area are limited and may close early in the evening. Dining options may be difficult to find after this time.

When booking for 3 rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements may apply. Please contact the property directly for more details.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform Nikko Guesthouse Sumica of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

License number: 栃木県指令 西保第5171号, 栃木県指令 西保第5171号, 西保第5171号

FAQs about Nikko Guesthouse Sumica

  • Nikko Guesthouse Sumica is 1,150 feet from the center of Nikko. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Nikko Guesthouse Sumica include:

    • Bed in Dorm
    • Twin
    • Quad
    • Vacation Home

  • Check-in at Nikko Guesthouse Sumica is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

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    • The prices at Nikko Guesthouse Sumica may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.