Hotel Nikko Tokyo
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Mahansa stayed here on Dec 13, 2011 during their trip titled: Mahansa's Great Adventure.
... Fabulous experience and we were so lucky to be there during one of the major tournaments. Steve in particular enjoyed the experience and I'm not sure what the kids made of the fat men trying to push each other over or out of the ring! Fabulous day but really felt the crowds today. Pretty exhausted by the time we got home. I'm not sure how people live every day surrounded by so many people. Even on weekends and long weekends there are crowds where ever you ...
... airport, we mistakenly exited the station from the wrong exit. We were staying in an area known as Asakusa, which is known for still maintaining that old Japanese charm of long ago. As we were wandering around, there were several food tables set up on the streets in front of restaurants. We found out later that there was a fireworks festival going on in the area later that night. We bought some fried noodles (yakisoba), fried sweet potatoes, and gyoza (dumplings). I ...
... for drug dealers and walkways for dog owners. Joking. Tramps use the benches too.
Joking again. The gardens are quite a departure from the skyline with never ending skyscrapers and add a green patch to the otherwise steel and glass extravaganza. The palace itself turned out to be a bit of a mystery. It had big gates and guards and not much of it was visible from this entrance. I left the place, promising myself to come back when it was open for a quick tour.
... will all dress in traditional kimonos and the boys all wear black suits and ties. They are most commonly seen at shrines and temples, which was right where we were headed! So despite a little rain we headed out for another adventure.
While we were prepared for a little rain (if a hat and hood really counts as being prepared) we were quickly realizing how miserable the day would be without an umbrella. So two umbrellas and some tea later we were back ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
this is the first time for me to visit tokyo, and i'm very lucky to stay at this hotel.
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