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Riverside Hotel

2-1-33 Shinmachi, Gojo 637-0043, Nara Prefecture
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Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels / Ryokan in Gojo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

The Riverside is well- known for its Onsen, whose waters they have tapped from 1,300m down. Gojo is not a large town, the nearest cities are a bit too far to go and there’s not much in between – so the hotel captures a lot of business from a fairly large area. As a result, it has a kind of... More 

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New Albany, IN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2011

I travel to Japan at least twice per year and stay at the Riverside Hotel each time. The hotel serves a very good western style breakfast, if you so choose, and the staff, while limited in English speaking ability, are very helpful and courteous. I agree with others who post to request a room in the new section; it is... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2009

Excellent food with relaxing hot spring and massage!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2008

This is a very nice hotel, but it is non English speaking. My partner and I stay here during our annual visit to Japan and Gojo - where his high school host famiy lives. If you stay at the hotel, ask for a room in the new section. Those rooms are large, very nice and quieter, as they don't face... More 

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