Get ~2,500 yen credit, have flexibility configuring each room for the number of people in your travel group, find us on Airbnb http://zenhostel.org/travelcredit
Zen is the name of the hostel for it’s brilliant location in a remote village in Nikko away from the tourist area, in what was once a Japanese hot-spring inn.
We have a free shuttle to help you get here.
Free wifi internet everywhere (optic fiber connection) including the beach, the open air lounge, common room, private rooms and annex rooms. There are also 2 iMacs in the common room.
Included is a full western breakfast served until 10:30.
You can hire bikes for 500 yen for the length of your stay.
Short hikes are nearby. There are no souvenir shops and no city lights. Only stars, trees and mountains. There is no curfew, so you can enjoy the stars at night.
Nikko Japan has many hiking trails.
All rooms are Japanese tatami style (private rooms have locks on doors) with futon, except the 8 person mixed room has beds.
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.
Every morning, sometimes twice, our free shuttle takes guests to UNESCO World Heritage (Toshogu Shrine, Futarasan Shrine, Rinnoji Temple, Shinkyo Bridge) or to JR Nikko and Tobu Nikko for guests to catch the bus to Chuzenji / Senjogahara / Yumoto Onsen.
Children (pre-teens) half price, infants no charge.
Price includes a full western breakfast and the shuttle service described above. Please bring & pay in cash (Yen) when you check-in, credit cards payments add 4% bank fee
check-in anytime from 4:00 pm to 11:30 pm / check-out before 12 noon, only guests reserved for the next night can stay around after 12 noon
Phone call & email reservations accepted ONLY with credit cards, 48 hour cancellation policy
Open mid-March to mid-November