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Nikko Kanaya Hotel

4-star hotel with restaurant, near Shinkyo

  • Free WiFi and free parking

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  • Superior Twin Room, Non Smoking - Bathroom
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1300 Kamihatsuishi-machi, Nikko, 321-1401, Tochigi-ken, Japan
  • hotel was old but clean and nice. the staff are very welcoming and kind. worth a stay

    Mar 5, 2021

  • Enjoyed the comfort environment in Nikko. We stayed in a quiet room with very nice view.…

    Feb 19, 2021

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to Coronavirus Guidelines (Japan) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Guests rated location

  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 71 guestrooms
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Garden

For families

  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Free toiletries
  • Garden
  • Hair dryer
  • Elevator

What’s around

  • Toshogu - 9 min walk
  • Shinkyo - 2 min walk
  • Nikkozan Rinnoji - 11 min walk
  • Kanmangafuchi Abyss - 15 min walk
  • Kirifuri Waterfall - 2.6 mi / 4.2 km
  • Edo Wonderland - 9.2 mi / 14.8 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Standard Twin Room, Non Smoking
  • Deluxe Twin Room, Non Smoking
  • Deluxe Double Room, Non Smoking
  • Superior Twin Room, Non Smoking
  • Deluxe Triple Room, Non Smoking

What’s around


  • Toshogu - 9 min walk
  • Shinkyo - 2 min walk
  • Nikkozan Rinnoji - 11 min walk
  • Kanmangafuchi Abyss - 15 min walk
  • Kirifuri Waterfall - 2.6 mi / 4.2 km
  • Edo Wonderland - 9.2 mi / 14.8 km
  • Lake Chūzenji - 11.3 mi / 18.2 km
  • Kegon Falls - 11.3 mi / 18.2 km
  • Italian Embassy Villa Memorial Park - 12.5 mi / 20 km
  • Ryuzu Waterfall - 15.1 mi / 24.2 km

Getting around

  • Nikko Tobunikko Station - 20 min walk
  • Nikko Station - 23 min walk
  • Imaichi Station - 15 min drive
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1300 Kamihatsuishi-machi, Nikko, 321-1401, Tochigi-ken, Japan

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 71 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-10:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests can access their accommodation through a private entrance. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. This property provides shuttle bus service to and from Chuzenji Kanaya Hotel; arrival and departure times vary seasonally. Public transportation is also offered between the hotels. The hot spring at Chuzenji Kanaya Hotel is available from 1-3 PM.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Outdoor seasonal pool


  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services


  • Number of buildings/towers - 4
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese

In the room

Home comforts

  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Slippers

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • LCD TV

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Special features


ダイニングルーム - Onsite restaurant.

クラフトラウンジ - Onsite coffee shop. Open daily.

デイサイト - Onsite bar. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Breakfast costs between JPY 1210 and JPY 2640 per person (approximately)

Pool, spa & gym (if applicable)Pay at property

  • Pool access available from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • The seasonal pool is open from July to August

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Coronavirus Guidelines (Japan).


The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare requires all international visitors to submit their passport number and nationality when registering at any lodging facility (inns, hotels, motels, etc. ). Additionally, lodging proprietors are required to photocopy passports for all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, JCB International and cash.

Also known as

  • Nikko Kanaya Hotel
  • Kanaya Hotel
  • Nikko Kanaya
  • Nikko Kanaya Hotel Hotel
  • Nikko Kanaya Hotel Nikko
  • Nikko Kanaya Hotel Hotel Nikko

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  • Yes, Nikko Kanaya Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Yes, there's a seasonal outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 3 PM - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Yes, there's an onsite restaurant, ダイニングルーム. Nearby restaurants include Hongu café (3-min walk), Yasai Cafe Meguri (4-min walk), and Yuzawaya (6-min walk).
  • Nikko Kanaya Hotel has a seasonal outdoor pool and a garden.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Amazingly spacious. Fantastic location!! Wonderful service. Comfortable beds and lovely feel. Did not realise the impressive history of the hotel!

    2 night trip with friends, Jan 4, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    The hotel is a bit dated but the staff, service and location more than make up for it. We had an excellent stay.

    1 night family trip, Dec 27, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Old, stylish place, well located and interesting history Overpriced bar and restaurant

    Eran, 1 night trip, Oct 29, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Amazing hospitality

    The shower drained properly; however, they immediately acted to solve the problem. It was wonderful to see the Japanese high quality of service: they even gave a box of cookies to show appreciation for our patience.

    Kiko, 1 night romance trip, May 28, 2019

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  • 6.0.Good

    Expedia says the hotel does not have a front desk but it does, and it is staffed 24/7. We have a room in the old section with high ceiling and 2 super huge picture windows looking at the mountains with the sound of a running stream below. The location is fantastic, being right next to Shinkyo Bridge and all the historical sights. The bedding leaves much to be desired, however. It appears the synthetic bedcover doubles up as a quilt so it becomes hot and uncomfortable in the night. The use of chemical air freshener gave me allergic rhinitis throughout our 3- night stay. The bathroom basin is super low. Only western food is served at the restaurant and it is average. There is nothing much to eat at night as almost all eateries close at 6pm or before. There is no lift in our building so you would need to have the luggage lugged - in our case, 3 floors up, but the staff helped us. In all, I would stay there again, but maybe for only one night.

    CL, 3 night romance trip, May 11, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Relics of Yesteryear

    Nice hotel with a lot of old pictures --- reminded me of the hotel in "The Shining" but not scary. A lot of period art work and nice architectural details. Most restaurants in the area close early (5:00 PM) and the main dining hall charges over $100 for a prix fixe course meal. Breakfast is not a buffet but served individually, so one has to wait until the coffee is served, toast is brought to your desk, etc. The hours for breakfast (7:30-9:30 AM) isn't convenient --- our original plan was taking a bus to the Kegon waterfall soon after 8:00 AM but with the breakfast time, it turned out to be impossible.

    1 night trip with friends, May 1, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    5 STARS

    A beautiful hotel. A wonderful location, room, staff, and comfort. My girlfriend and I sincerely enjoyed it!

    Townsend, 1 night romance trip, Mar 27, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great location for visiting Nikko Shrines. Historically significant hotel built in 1873. Huge room. No bathtub in bathroom, only shower. Beautiful lobby. Try the trout for dinner.

    1 night trip, Mar 26, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Cold room. No extra blankets or pillows. Furniture dated and rough spperring

    1 night romance trip, Mar 25, 2019

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  • 6.0.Good

    Faded gloru

    This hotel is supposed to be the best in Nikko. I can see why that might have been the case atone time, particularly when they were receiving famous guests. However, the hotel is very much a faded glory. The first room we were put in had a dirty carpet and the furniture looked as if it had come from a very poor second hand shop. It was all chipped. The internet was so poor that I complained. The hotel offered to let us change room service and we did get a better room. The public areas were much better but still needed work. There needs to be a major refurbishment investment in the hotel.

    Brian, 3 night romance trip, Mar 2, 2019

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