Hotels in Nikko, Japan

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Nikko overview

Nikko is notable not only for its rich culture and historical sites but also for its temples and UNESCO site. Simply book a sightseeing tour to enjoy your stay a little more. Visitors can plan a fun excursion to Kirifuri Waterfall and Ryuzu Waterfall while in Nikko. While here, check out other sights like Lake Chuzenji and Takinoo Shrine.

Where to stay in Nikko

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Nikko can accommodate all visitors. There are 82 hotels in Nikko and you can shop as many as 26 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 35%. We have room prices as low as 19 USD per night and here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Nikko as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 30 4-star hotels from 79 USD per night
  • • 62 3-star hotels from 46 USD per night
  • • 4 2-star hotels from 19 USD per night

How to get to Nikko

Nikko Tobunikko Station is the closest train station, located 5.3 mi (8.6 km) from the city center.

What to see around Nikko

Fun excursions can include a visit to:
  • • Kirifuri Waterfall
  • • Ryuzu Waterfall
Here are some local attractions:
  • • Big Maze Palladium
  • • Edo Wonderland
  • • Nikko Sarugundan
  • • Tobu World Square
The area's cultural scene stands out, and these are some places to visit:
  • • Urushi Museum
  • • Kosugi Hoan Memorial Nikko Art Museum
  • • Kanmangafuchi Abyss
  • • Trick Art Museum
  • • Tochigi Prefectural Nikko Natural Science Museum
Memorable landmarks include:
  • • Takinoo Shrine
  • • Taiyuinbyo
  • • Futarasan Shrine
  • • Yomeimon Gate
  • • Nikko Toshogu Shrine
Its hot springs, lakes, and waterfalls are notable, and top spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Lake Chuzenji
  • • Tamozawa Imperial Villa Memorial Park
  • • Nikko Botanical Garden
  • • Mount Nantai
  • • Kegon Falls
Recommended places to see include:
  • • Lake Chuzenji
  • • Nikko Kirifuri Ice Arena
  • • Toshogu
  • • Sambutsu-do
  • • Nikkozan Rinnoji

When to visit Nikko

Wondering what time of year to travel or what clothes to pack? Here are some seasonal norms so you'll know what to expect for your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 58°F day, 30°F night
  • • April-June: 76°F day, 42°F night
  • • July-September: 84°F day, 61°F night
  • • October-December: 73°F day, 32°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.31 inches
  • • April-June: 0.39 inches
  • • July-September: 0.47 inches
  • • October-December: 0.39 inches