Nikko Park Lodge Tobu Station opened in 2010 and provides budget accommodation in an excellent location which is directly across from Tobu Nikko Station. This hotel has friendly English-speaking staff, free luggage storage facilities, and its own on-site café and bar. With a great range of private guest rooms and dormitory beds Nikko Park Lodge is suitable for single travelers, couples, small groups of friends, and families.
Guest Rooms & Dormitory Beds
Nikko Park Lodge Tobu Station has both private guest rooms and dormitory beds. Single or double bunk beds are available in the mixed dormitory. Individual bunks have privacy curtains, reading lights, clothes hangers, shelves, and power outlets. Lockers are available for guests’ belongings.
Private guest rooms include single, double, twin, triple rooms, family rooms which sleep five people, and Japanese-style rooms where five people can sleep in futons on tatami mat floors. All private rooms have their own TV, refrigerator, and electric kettle. Private rooms either have access to shared bathroom facilities or have their own private bathrooms. Hot showers are available for all guests 24 hours a day. Towels, toiletries and hair dryers are all provided. All sleeping areas are non-smoking and have air conditioning and heating.
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Breakfast & Dining
Breakfast can be bought in the 1st floor internet café and there are a range of options such as cereal, fruit, French toast, or a set meal of scrambled eggs, sausage, salad and toast. Lunch and dinner are also available on demand and in the evening the café doubles as a bar serving wine, sake, and a good selection of international and locally brewed beers.
There are also a lot of restaurants, cafes, and bakeries in this area and a large supermarket is just 3 minutes’ walk from the hotel.
Other Services and Facilities
Check-in time is from 15.00 and check-out is by 10.00. Luggage storage is available at reception.
A tour desk is available for advice about sightseeing and guided tours can also be organized.
Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout the building and there are computers which guests can also use freely to access the internet.
In addition to the first floor café, there is also an upstairs lounge with a TV. Here you can mix with other travelers and enjoy free tea and coffee.
Nikko Park Lodge Tobu Station stands directly across from Tobu Nikko Station and is a 4 minute walk from JR Nikko Station. Sightseeing locations such as the Shinkyo Bridge and Toshogu Shrine are within walking distance but can also be accessed easily from the bus terminal outside Tobu Nikko Station. Here is a map showing the hotel’s location.
Article and original photos by Michael Lambe. All rights reserved.