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SPACE riverhouse hostel

Minami Okorogawa 2254-7 Nikko

Highlights

  • Free Breakfast
  • Free WiFi
  • Swimming Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Laundry Facilities

Important Information

Free full western breakfast included, (served until 10am).

Free Pickup service from JR Nikko station / Tobu Nikko station (see below) : Call until 2 hours before times listed below to reserve (we only go if there is a reservation for each time listed)

•4:30pm JR Nikko station / Tobu Nikko station
•6:30pm JR Nikko station / Tobu Nikko station
•8:30pm JR Nikko station / Tobu Nikko station
-Late arrivals, pickup is Shimogoshiro station on the Tobu Nikko line or Fubasami station on the JR Nikko line.

•No curfew / No Lockout - enjoy the stars at night, hang out in the open air lounge area on the river, or take midnight strolls. There are no souvenir shops and no city lights nearby. Only stars, trees and mountains and a beautiful river. 

•Free wifi internet everywhere (from optic fiber connection) including the beach, the open air lounge, common room, private rooms and annex rooms. There is also and iMac in the common room.


Mornings after Breakfast:

Shuttle departs from hostel to :
- catch Tobu bus to Kegon Falls, Lake Chuzenji, Ryuzu waterfall, Senjogahara, Yutaki, Yunoko, Yumoto Onsen (quick stop at convenient store to buy snacks for hiking is ok) or
- be taken to the Unesco World Heritage temple and shrines or
- checkout from JR Nikko station or Tobu Nikko station

Example Schedules :
Breakfast 5:30am, Shuttle departs 6am to catch 6:52 bus (important bus for peak seasons) / stop at Unesco, JR Nikko or Tobo Nikko stations
Breakfast 6am, Shuttle departs 7am to catch 7:52 bus / go to Unesco, JR Nikko or Tobo Nikko stations
Breakfast 7am, Shuttle departs 8am to catch 8:37 bus / go to Unesco, JR Nikko or Tobo Nikko stations
Breakfast 8am, Shuttle departs 9am to catch 9:37 bus / go to Unesco, JR Nikko or Tobo Nikko stations
Breakfast 9am, Shuttle departs 10am to catch 10:37 bus / go to Unesco, JR Nikko or Tobo Nikko stations
Breakfast 10am, Shuttle departs 11am to catch 11:32 bus / so to Unesco, JR Nikko or Tobo Nikko stations

6 Rooms (28 person max capacity) :
1-2 Person Private in main building with futon, tatami & door lock
2-4 Person Private in main building with futon, tatami & door lock
3-4 Person Private Annex Riverside train car with futon, tatami & door lock
3-4 Person Private Annex Riverside train car with futon, tatami & door lock
8 Person Mixed / Shared / Dorm in the main building, bunk beds, tatami and lockers available in the main building. ABSOLUTELY no snorers allowed unless they're part of a group that reserved the WHOLE room.
6 Person Mixed / Shared / Dorm Annex building (Train Car) with bunk beds, and lockers available in the main building. ABSOLUTELY no snorers allowed unless they're part of a group that reserved the WHOLE room.


Set amongst 250 cherry trees along the river.

You can hire bikes for 500 yen.  

Swimming tubes, snorkels and goggles free to use for swimmin in the river at the hostel.

Check-in anytime from 4:00 pm to 11:30 pm / check-out before 11am, only guests reserved for the next night can stay around after 11 am

5 Day cancellation policy

Cash only (Yen) when you check-in

Open mid-March to mid-November 

English-speaking

(name change, was Zen Hostel)

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

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Free full western breakfast included, (served until 10am).

Free Pickup service from JR Nikko station / Tobu Nikko station (see below) : Call until 2 hours before times listed below to reserve (we only go if there is a reservation for each time listed)

•4:30pm JR Nikko station / Tobu Nikko station

•6:30pm JR Nikko station / Tobu Nikko station

•8:30pm JR Nikko station / Tobu Nikko station

-Late arrivals, pickup is Shimogoshiro station on the Tobu Nikko line or Fubasami station on the JR Nikko line.

•No curfew / No Lockout - enjoy the stars at night, hang out in the open air lounge area on the river, or take midnight strolls. There are no souvenir shops and no city lights nearby. Only stars, trees and mountains and a beautiful river. 

•Free wifi internet everywhere (from optic fiber connection) including the beach, the open air lounge, common room, private rooms and annex rooms. There is also and iMac in the common room.

Mornings after Breakfast:

Shuttle departs from hostel to :

- catch Tobu bus to Kegon Falls, Lake Chuzenji, Ryuzu waterfall, Senjogahara, Yutaki, Yunoko, Yumoto Onsen (quick stop at convenient store to buy snacks for hiking is ok) or

- be taken to the Unesco World Heritage temple and shrines or

- checkout from JR Nikko station or Tobu Nikko station

Example Schedules :

Breakfast 5:30am, Shuttle departs 6am to catch 6:52 bus (important bus for peak seasons) / stop at Unesco, JR Nikko or Tobo Nikko stations

Breakfast 6am, Shuttle departs 7am to catch 7:52 bus / go to Unesco, JR Nikko or Tobo Nikko stations

Breakfast 7am, Shuttle departs 8am to catch 8:37 bus / go to Unesco, JR Nikko or Tobo Nikko stations

Breakfast 8am, Shuttle departs 9am to catch 9:37 bus / go to Unesco, JR Nikko or Tobo Nikko stations

Breakfast 9am, Shuttle departs 10am to catch 10:37 bus / go to Unesco, JR Nikko or Tobo Nikko stations

Breakfast 10am, Shuttle departs 11am to catch 11:32 bus / so to Unesco, JR Nikko or Tobo Nikko stations

6 Rooms (28 person max capacity) :

1-2 Person Private in main building with futon, tatami & door lock

2-4 Person Private in main building with futon, tatami & door lock

3-4 Person Private Annex Riverside train car with futon, tatami & door lock

3-4 Person Private Annex Riverside train car with futon, tatami & door lock

8 Person Mixed / Shared / Dorm in the main building, bunk beds, tatami and lockers available in the main building. ABSOLUTELY no snorers allowed unless they're part of a group that reserved the WHOLE room.

6 Person Mixed / Shared / Dorm Annex building (Train Car) with bunk beds, and lockers available in the main building. ABSOLUTELY no snorers allowed unless they're part of a group that reserved the WHOLE room.

Set amongst 250 cherry trees along the river.

You can hire bikes for 500 yen.  

Swimming tubes, snorkels and goggles free to use for swimmin in the river at the hostel.

Check-in anytime from 4:00 pm to 11:30 pm / check-out before 11am, only guests reserved for the next night can stay around after 11 am

5 Day cancellation policy

Cash only (Yen) when you check-in

Open mid-March to mid-November 

English-speaking

(name change, was Zen Hostel)

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Important Information

Free full western breakfast included, (served until 10am).

Free Pickup service from JR Nikko station / Tobu Nikko station (see below) : Call until 2 hours before times listed below to reserve (we only go if there is a reservation for each time listed)

•4:30pm JR Nikko station / Tobu Nikko station
•6:30pm JR Nikko station / Tobu Nikko station
•8:30pm JR Nikko station / Tobu Nikko station
-Late arrivals, pickup is Shimogoshiro station on the Tobu Nikko line or Fubasami station on the JR Nikko line.

•No curfew / No Lockout - enjoy the stars at night, hang out in the open air lounge area on the river, or take midnight strolls. There are no souvenir shops and no city lights nearby. Only stars, trees and mountains and a beautiful river. 

•Free wifi internet everywhere (from optic fiber connection) including the beach, the open air lounge, common room, private rooms and annex rooms. There is also and iMac in the common room.


Mornings after Breakfast:

Shuttle departs from hostel to :
- catch Tobu bus to Kegon Falls, Lake Chuzenji, Ryuzu waterfall, Senjogahara, Yutaki, Yunoko, Yumoto Onsen (quick stop at convenient store to buy snacks for hiking is ok) or
- be taken to the Unesco World Heritage temple and shrines or
- checkout from JR Nikko station or Tobu Nikko station

Example Schedules :
Breakfast 5:30am, Shuttle departs 6am to catch 6:52 bus (important bus for peak seasons) / stop at Unesco, JR Nikko or Tobo Nikko stations
Breakfast 6am, Shuttle departs 7am to catch 7:52 bus / go to Unesco, JR Nikko or Tobo Nikko stations
Breakfast 7am, Shuttle departs 8am to catch 8:37 bus / go to Unesco, JR Nikko or Tobo Nikko stations
Breakfast 8am, Shuttle departs 9am to catch 9:37 bus / go to Unesco, JR Nikko or Tobo Nikko stations
Breakfast 9am, Shuttle departs 10am to catch 10:37 bus / go to Unesco, JR Nikko or Tobo Nikko stations
Breakfast 10am, Shuttle departs 11am to catch 11:32 bus / so to Unesco, JR Nikko or Tobo Nikko stations

6 Rooms (28 person max capacity) :
1-2 Person Private in main building with futon, tatami & door lock
2-4 Person Private in main building with futon, tatami & door lock
3-4 Person Private Annex Riverside train car with futon, tatami & door lock
3-4 Person Private Annex Riverside train car with futon, tatami & door lock
8 Person Mixed / Shared / Dorm in the main building, bunk beds, tatami and lockers available in the main building. ABSOLUTELY no snorers allowed unless they're part of a group that reserved the WHOLE room.
6 Person Mixed / Shared / Dorm Annex building (Train Car) with bunk beds, and lockers available in the main building. ABSOLUTELY no snorers allowed unless they're part of a group that reserved the WHOLE room.


Set amongst 250 cherry trees along the river.

You can hire bikes for 500 yen.  

Swimming tubes, snorkels and goggles free to use for swimmin in the river at the hostel.

Check-in anytime from 4:00 pm to 11:30 pm / check-out before 11am, only guests reserved for the next night can stay around after 11 am

5 Day cancellation policy

Cash only (Yen) when you check-in

Open mid-March to mid-November 

English-speaking

(name change, was Zen Hostel)

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

Free full western breakfast included, (served until 10am).

Free Pickup service from JR Nikko station / Tobu Nikko station (see below) : Call until 2 hours before times listed below to reserve (we only go if there is a reservation for each time listed)

•4:30pm JR Nikko station / Tobu Nikko station

•6:30pm JR Nikko station / Tobu Nikko station

•8:30pm JR Nikko station / Tobu Nikko station

-Late arrivals, pickup is Shimogoshiro station on the Tobu Nikko line or Fubasami station on the JR Nikko line.

•No curfew / No Lockout - enjoy the stars at night, hang out in the open air lounge area on the river, or take midnight strolls. There are no souvenir shops and no city lights nearby. Only stars, trees and mountains and a beautiful river. 

•Free wifi internet everywhere (from optic fiber connection) including the beach, the open air lounge, common room, private rooms and annex rooms. There is also and iMac in the common room.

Mornings after Breakfast:

Shuttle departs from hostel to :

- catch Tobu bus to Kegon Falls, Lake Chuzenji, Ryuzu waterfall, Senjogahara, Yutaki, Yunoko, Yumoto Onsen (quick stop at convenient store to buy snacks for hiking is ok) or

- be taken to the Unesco World Heritage temple and shrines or

- checkout from JR Nikko station or Tobu Nikko station

Example Schedules :

Breakfast 5:30am, Shuttle departs 6am to catch 6:52 bus (important bus for peak seasons) / stop at Unesco, JR Nikko or Tobo Nikko stations

Breakfast 6am, Shuttle departs 7am to catch 7:52 bus / go to Unesco, JR Nikko or Tobo Nikko stations

Breakfast 7am, Shuttle departs 8am to catch 8:37 bus / go to Unesco, JR Nikko or Tobo Nikko stations

Breakfast 8am, Shuttle departs 9am to catch 9:37 bus / go to Unesco, JR Nikko or Tobo Nikko stations

Breakfast 9am, Shuttle departs 10am to catch 10:37 bus / go to Unesco, JR Nikko or Tobo Nikko stations

Breakfast 10am, Shuttle departs 11am to catch 11:32 bus / so to Unesco, JR Nikko or Tobo Nikko stations

6 Rooms (28 person max capacity) :

1-2 Person Private in main building with futon, tatami & door lock

2-4 Person Private in main building with futon, tatami & door lock

3-4 Person Private Annex Riverside train car with futon, tatami & door lock

3-4 Person Private Annex Riverside train car with futon, tatami & door lock

8 Person Mixed / Shared / Dorm in the main building, bunk beds, tatami and lockers available in the main building. ABSOLUTELY no snorers allowed unless they're part of a group that reserved the WHOLE room.

6 Person Mixed / Shared / Dorm Annex building (Train Car) with bunk beds, and lockers available in the main building. ABSOLUTELY no snorers allowed unless they're part of a group that reserved the WHOLE room.

Set amongst 250 cherry trees along the river.

You can hire bikes for 500 yen.  

Swimming tubes, snorkels and goggles free to use for swimmin in the river at the hostel.

Check-in anytime from 4:00 pm to 11:30 pm / check-out before 11am, only guests reserved for the next night can stay around after 11 am

5 Day cancellation policy

Cash only (Yen) when you check-in

Open mid-March to mid-November 

English-speaking

(name change, was Zen Hostel)

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

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Overall
5
Location
3
Cleanliness
5
Value
5
Facilities
5
Service
5

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

The person in charge was amazing! He provided valuable information about hotspots, and discount deals. He picked us up at the station and took us to a store nearby. Breakfast was included in the prize and it was trully delicious!!!!!! Must visit again!

Overall
5
Location
5
Cleanliness
5
Value
5
Facilities
5
Service
5

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

We stayed at Zen hostel for 3 nights during August,
and the place was amazing!
The place has a very autentic feel about it, combined with the
monuntains and forest surrounding the place it is perfect as
Refugee from the pulsating life of Tokyo !

We had our doubts concerning the location before we went
beacuse it seemed a bit far from the World heritage site and Nikko, but
they were all put to shame by Scout and his shuttlebus, because of his flexibility with getting us to locations in Nikko and fetching us when done exploring.

Good luck with everything Scout

- Nico and Mathias, Denmark

Overall
5
Location
4
Cleanliness
4
Value
5
Facilities
5
Service
5

Beautiful place along a stunning river with an excellent American host serving a good western style breakfast. We have spent three great days here and have had a very good time indeed. It is an excellent place to stay for those who want to explore the magnificent Nikko World Heritage Area, but also for those who like hiking a lot. Thanks to the free shuttle service offered by the hostel it was very easy to get around. In the Obu-Nikko area there are several beautiful and well indicated hikes, some of them also described in the Lonely Planet Hiking in Japan. In summer there are frequent buses from Nikko that take you straight to the hiking trails. For the less adventurous, the area around the hostel is very pretty as well. Zen hostel is a comfortabel place to stay and it has some unique facilities that we really enjoyed, such as a shower room overlooking the river and high speed wifi connections. And the river itself of course; really nice for swimming or just cooling down. Highly recommended.

Overall
5
Location
5
Cleanliness
4
Value
5
Facilities
4
Service
5

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Overall 5

Location 5

Cleanliness 5

Value 5

Facilities 5

Service 5

Overall
5
Location
5
Cleanliness
5
Value
5
Facilities
5
Service
5

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

If you are seeking holidays far from the lights and sounds of the city, Zen provides this first class opportunity. Located next to the river and surrounded by trees, Zen hostel sets a great environment for relaxing. The service is great, the hostel owners are trying their best to make everyone happy from daylight until late at night, thank you Zen hostel!!!

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Overall
5
Location
5
Cleanliness
4
Value
5
Facilities
4
Service
5

We enjoyed our stay at the Zen Hostel. Nikko was great and their place was perched above a beautiful river surrounded by trees. We ate well, slept well, and escaped the Tokyo summer!!!
Also, special thanks to Scout for accomodating 7 people with little notice.

Overall
5
Location
5
Cleanliness
5
Value
5
Facilities
5
Service
5

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Hotel Amenities

  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Meals available
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tours/Travel Desk

general

  • Laundry Facilities
  • Towels for Hire

laundry

  • Washing Machine

parking

  • Bicycle Parking
  • Free Parking

inroom facilities

  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Map
  • Streetview
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