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Nikko Tokanso is a 5-minute drive from JR Nikko Station and Tobu Nikko Station. A shuttle service to these 2 stations is provided. It offers Japanese-style accommodations with an outdoor open-air bath and indoor public bath, free parking and free internet in public areas.

Guest rooms feature tatami (woven straw) flooring with traditional futon bedding. Each room is equipped with a fridge, tea/coffee making facilities and a flat-screen TV.

Massage services are available upon request. A private bath is available, but an advance reservation is required. The lobby has a computer for guests' use.

Guests can enjoy Japanese or Western dishes at the hotel’s dining room. An advance reservation is required.

Tokanso Nikko is a 10-minute walk from Nikko Toshogu Shrine and Toshogu Art Museum. The Nikko Futarasan-Jinja Shrine is a 15-minute walk away.

This property is a ryokan, which is a type of traditional Japanese Inn. Learn more

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

Nikko Tokanso has been welcoming guests since Jul 28, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Breakfast Info

Asian, American

Free Private Parking Available On Site

Open-air bath, ​Public Bath, ​Hot spring bath


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Property questions and answers
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  • Hello are hotel guests allowed to use the Onsen with Tattoos? Thanks
    If you have a tattoo, you can use the public bath and open-air bath from 21:00 to 25:00.
    Answered on 21 March 2020
  • What time are the communal baths available?
    Use of public bath is from 13:00 to 25:00, from 4:00 to 10:00.
    Answered on 21 March 2020
  • What time do I have to arrive for dinner?
    Dinner starts at 18:00, lasts at 19:30, and closes at 20:30. Breakfast starts at 7am, last starts at 8:30 am and closes at 9:30 am.
    Answered on 21 March 2020
  • What do we need to do to arrange a shuttle to collect us from Tobu-nikko station?
    There is pick-up from JR Nikko Station and Tobu Nikko Station. Please inform us of your arrival time by the day before.
    Answered on 21 March 2020
  • Is there a private bath and toilet in each ryokan?
    All rooms have a toilet with washlet function. The rooms do not have a bath. There is a private family bath. It can be used for free.
    Answered on 21 March 2020
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Amenities of Nikko Tokanso
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Slippers
  • Shared toilet
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Garden
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Tatami (traditional Japanese flooring)
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
  • Karaoke
    Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
Wired internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    Front Desk Services
    • Lockers
    • Private check-in/out
    • Baggage storage
    • 24-hour front desk
    Cleaning Services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Suit press
    Business Facilities
    • Fax/Photocopying
      Additional charge
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
      Additional charge
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Security alarm
    • Key access
    • 24-hour security
    • Safe
    • Shuttle service
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Vending machine (snacks)
    • Vending machine (drinks)
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Wake-up service
    • Heating
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
    • Public Bath
    • Open-air bath
    • Hot spring bath
    • Massage
      Additional charge
    • Spa
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Japanese

    House rules

    Nikko Tokanso takes special requests – add in the next step!


    2:00 PM - 12:00 AM


    7:00 AM - 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.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    Children 2 and above are considered adults at this property.

    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.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in


    When booking more than 3 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

    Visa UC NICOS JCB Diners Club American Express Nikko Tokanso accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print

    Please note that guests with a tattoo may not be permitted to enter public bathing areas and other public facilities.

    To use the hotel's free shuttle, please make a reservation in advance.

    To eat breakfast and dinner at the hotel, please make a reservation in advance.

    For children's meals a reservation needs to be made at the time of booking.

    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.

    FAQs about Nikko Tokanso

    • Room options at Nikko Tokanso include:

      • Quad
      • Family

    • Guests staying at Nikko Tokanso can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.0).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Asian
      • American

    • Nikko Tokanso is 1.3 miles from the center of Nikko.

    • Check-in at Nikko Tokanso is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    • Nikko Tokanso offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Spa
      • Massage
      • Karaoke
      • Hot spring bath
      • Open-air bath
      • Public Bath

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