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Nikko Park Lodge is great. Although it seems odd for most foreigners, Nikko, and rural Japan in general are so safe the hostel often keeps all doors open and you can just walk in and out as you like (the dorm, that is). There is a small local public bath just around the corner from the hostel which is very convenient. The Mountainside hostel is a bit outside the centre, so I recommend a taxi after nightfall - or, in my case, a local restaurant owner drove me home after my meal :).
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
The lodge is beautiful and cozy, bunkbeds comfortable and private. Be aware that while it is situated in a scenic and safe spot the walk back from the centre is VERY dark as the streets are not well lit. Would reccomend a flashlight.
the dinner zen set was amazing. the dorm style room was quite open. the wifi was a little spotty and they had many networks and passwords. simplification would be better in this regard. the showers were a little muggy. but the bookshelf in the lobby has some great books, try one
The hostel was adequate, the dorms had lockers for your valuables but not much space for backpacks or suitcases. No lock for the dorm room but the location is pretty safe. Wi-fi connectivity was hit or miss. Location was about 20min-25min with luggage uphill walk from the station and town, though it is a very scenic walk. Staff could be difficult to find if there was no one checking in. Sociable atmosphere as there is a large common area and most order breakfast at the lodge.
Nice place up in the hills a bit.. The owner was a really nice guy helping out... It was in the middle of a huge typhoon when I was there so couldn't do much unfortunately