Directions to Zen Hostel
Map & Directions
Checking-in : Free shuttle from 4pm to 11:30pm from; Fubasami station on the JR Nikko line or Shimogoshiro Station (no phone at this station so call before you get on the train.
We can not pick up at JR/Tobu Nikko station.
In the morning the shuttle is only available to bring guests to the World Heritage area (Toshogu Shrine, Rinnoji Temple, Futarasan Shrine and Shinkyo Bridge).
If you visit the world heritage area before coming to the hostel, there are lockers at JR Nikko or Tobu Nikko stations. Lockers at the stations cost 300 yen for small and 700 yen for large. If the lockers are full, give you backpacks to the JR station attendant for 410 yen per bag.
If you are transferring at Utsunomiya, try to call before you board the JR Nikko line (platform #5). Be careful, not every JR Nikko line train from Utsunomiya goes to JR Nikko. Some end at JR Kanuma station.
A 10yen phone call that lasts 20 seconds is all you need to let us know what train you are on. Within Japan call 080-1215-4018. Outside of Japan +81-80-1215-4018