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SPACE riverhouse Reviews

Minami Okorogawa 2254, Nikko, Nikko, Japan

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111 Total Reviews
  • 91%Value For Money
  • 92%Security
  • 85%Location
  • 95%Staff
  • 92%Atmosphere
  • 94%Cleanliness
  • 89%Facilities

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Great experience. The hostel is a rather far from the Nikko area but the staff will get you there and give you clear instructions in how to get around. Excellent breakfast and beautiful views.


Had the best time!!


This hostel is one of the best. The place is far from the city but the atmosphere is really brilliant. It is located in the mountain and there are lots of cherry blossoms along the river nearby. You can see stars at night. Scout ( the owner) was very friendly and helpful.


We stayed in the adjacent room and it was wonderful! Had a great view! 3 of us stayed there, easily accomodates 4 comfortably (each w/own bed) The breakfast was delicious!!! Scout recommended a great local restaurant. Transportation provided to UNESCO & pickup from JR everyday. We will definitely be staying here again.


I can only say that you should visit the place at least once. The owner is the best maker of breakfast and pizza and way to kind.


The host Scout was one of the most accommodating, helpful people i have came across. The hostel is in a amazingly serene locations. He was constantly helping anyone and everyone whether it be with maps to plan out trips in the area or cooking super delicious food. He provides a wonderful breakfast and also has pizza he makes for dinner. If you buy something that needs preparations, he was there to help. Scout also did pickups and dropoffs to the train stations. Super place, i will be back.

  • 22nd Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Mixed Group, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Great hostel! It's by the river, in a quiet area. Scout is very nice & make sure all his guests are comfortable & have all the information they need to enjoy their trip. Breakfast & pizza are really good. I think Scout has all the maps that you can get of Nikko so you'll never be lost & you'll be ready to go hiking !


My party of 3 really enjoyed our time at this hostel. The setting is fantastic, the room was comfortable, but the best thing about it was the host, Scout, who did everything he could to make our stay as good as it could be. He will give you good advice about making the most of your trip, he'll pick you up and/or drop you off and he makes a mean pizza and a delicious breakfast. He even made us a breakfast at midday as we wanted a relaxed morning before we left. You won't regret booking here.

  • 2nd Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Very accomodating host and stellar breakfast!

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