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Sado Steamship

353 Ryotsuminato, Sado 952-0014, Niigata Prefecture
+81 570-200-310
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Love the Ferry

We do not speak much Japanese, but we had no problem communicating at the ticket counter. The... read more

Reviewed January 17, 2018
semanticvision
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Los Angeles, California
via mobile
Slower than the jetfoil but funnier

We took this ferry ship back from Sado to Niigata and it was much enjoyable as we could walk around... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2017
Sophie C
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Paris, France
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good45%
  • Average24%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Sep 8, 2017
“Slower than the jetfoil but funnier”
May 24, 2017
“2 hours and half to Sado”
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353 Ryotsuminato, Sado 952-0014, Niigata Prefecture
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+81 570-200-310

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Reviewed January 17, 2018 via mobile

We do not speak much Japanese, but we had no problem communicating at the ticket counter. The service is excellent and direction of lining up to drive into the boat clear and exact. The ferry both going and retiring to the mainland were clean and...More

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Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

We took this ferry ship back from Sado to Niigata and it was much enjoyable as we could walk around and outside, and see and feed the seagulls following the ship. Obviously an option to take when it does not rain. It's also cheaper than...More

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Reviewed May 25, 2017

Tokiwa going to Sado is newer and more gorgeous than Okesa coming back to Niigata. 2 hours and half was not long and I could relax in a first class chair seat(US$30 one way ) which should be much better than 2nd though I cannot...More

Thank Keizo
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Reviewed May 6, 2017

When I arrived at the Ferry terminal in Niigate, I was met by 2 gentlemen from Sado Kison who annonced that the ferry service was cancelled. I was later looked after by a charming lady from the company Michiko Saito, who kindly telephoned my Ryokan...More

1  Thank John R
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Reviewed April 8, 2017

very modern ship for cars and passengers,4-6 times a day between Niigata and Ryotsu city. also fats bouta available

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Reviewed July 11, 2016

You can choose the kind of room you want even the cheapest one is comfortable. (you kinda picnic on the raised step mat floor with blanket. you can enjoy food or sleep) . Another thing you should not miss is feeding the seagull with shrimp...More

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Reviewed June 12, 2016

The atmosphere on the ferry is very homy, There are no seats but everybody just lay down relaxingly. The on and off the boat is efficient and the views along the way are good with a lot of sea gulls accompanying the ferry

Thank kingmak
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