We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ryokan Sawanoya

574 reviews
Save
Traveller (322)
Room & Suite (291)
Dining (34)
Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sawa family”(25 reviews)
“nezu station”(42 reviews)
“ueno park”(51 reviews)
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
All hotel details
Offers from Ryokan Sawanoya
Special Offer: You Can Book from Here!
Contact Info
Name/address in local language
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (574)Write a Review
Filter reviews
409 results
Traveller rating
339
61
6
2
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
339
61
6
2
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviewssawa familynezu stationueno parkjapanese stylehot bathchiyoda linetatami matsauthentic experienceorigami cranessmall streetswonderful staygreen teaprivate bathwestern breakfastnational museumquiet neighborhoodthree nights
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 409 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This ryokan experience has been amazing. Onsen on sight that could be used with my partner, traditional Japanese tea in each room, very nice and inviting owners that have lots of information available about the surrounding area. AND breakfast is offered. It was a great...More

Thank Kya C
Response from 澤  新, Sawa family at Ryokan SawanoyaResponded 6 days ago

Dear Kya C sama Thank you very much for staying with us and for writing a review. We are happy when you enjoy staying with us. We are sorry, we do not provide a Japanese style breakfast now. The Sawanoya family hopes to continue offering...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ambience is nice. We enjoyed our stay in your hotel. Food is nice compared to other hotels. Nice room service. Free wifi 24 hrs. Pre Booking is allowed so while selection it made easy to opt in. Thank you management for your warm welcome...More

Thank Sigilipelli V
Response from 澤  新, Sawa family at Ryokan SawanoyaResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sigilipelli V sama Thank you very much for staying with us and for writing a review. We are happy when you enjoy staying with us. We are sorry, we do not provide a Japanese style breakfast now. The Sawanoya family hopes to continue offering...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are two things I liked most about this ryokan. The first is the service. The Sawa family has been at this for many decades now and it shows. Serving clientele from all over the world, they know how to dispel the mystery of your...More

Thank ColoradoDad
Response from 澤  新, Sawa family at Ryokan SawanoyaResponded 1 week ago

Dear ColoradoDad sama Thank you very much for staying with us and for writing a review. We are happy when you enjoy staying with us. The Sawanoya family hopes to continue offering comfortable lodging for visitors to Japan for a long time. We look forward...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our stay here for 3 nights. Traditional rooms with a thin mattress on the ground. Rooms are small but provide traditional Japanese experience. The baths are shared and each one has a great baths (fits 2 people). Rooms also have hand basin which...More

Thank WJT78
Response from 澤  新, Sawa family at Ryokan SawanoyaResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear WJT78 sama Thank you very much for staying with us and for writing a review. We are happy when you enjoy staying with us. The Sawanoya family hopes to continue offering comfortable lodging for visitors to Japan for a long time. We look forward...More

Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

We could not have been happier than at Sawanoya. The hotel is clean and quiet and the family that runs it very helpful and downright charming. We especially loved the hot baths at the end of a day exploring Tokyo. The neighborhood of the hotel...More

1  Thank Kimeco510
Response from 澤  新, Sawa family at Ryokan SawanoyaResponded 17 January 2018

Dear Kimeco510 sama Thank you very much for staying with us and for writing a review. We are happy when you enjoy staying with us and the neighborhood. The Sawanoya family hopes to continue offering comfortable lodging for visitors to Japan for a long time....More

View more reviews
PreviousNext
12345682
About
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice
2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Hot Tub
Details
Hotel Style
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Taito
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Hotel Style
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Taito
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (322)
Room & Suite (291)
Dining (34)
Pool & Beach (1)
Amenities (40)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
Nearby
Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old
Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa.
Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit
a variety of different museums and galleries. At
Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the
grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed
alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at
the end of the year, when many people go on shopping
...More
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Julie G
25 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from James H | Reviewed this property |
Hey Julie - the baths are used individually. They have two private, unisex baths (or they did a year ago!) - they have occupied signs as you’ve seen in the pic and privacy curtains as well. James
2
Votes
crisalvi
15 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from fambamm2017 | Reviewed this property |
We were upstairs in the larger room with ensuite. I am really allergic to dust - I was GREAT had no problems with asthma at all. Did not experience anyone smoking inside either. although that does happen in restaurants... More
1
Vote
Sherly W
14 February 2017|
Answer
Response from 澤  新 | Property representative |
Dear Sherly W Sama, This is Ryokan Sawanoya. Thank you very much for your question. Please send to us email. Sincerely, RYOKAN SAWANOYA Arata Sawa
0
Votes
Google Translation
PreviousNext
12345610
Room Tips
"Some rooms have ensuite but not all but this did not affect our enjoyment not having ensuite."
Read review
"Look for the rooms with the ensuite especially if you are going to be jet lagged!"
Read review
"Shared bathroom but kind of quaint."
Read review
"We were on the second floor and were happy, laundry is on a floor alone at the top"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing