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  |   689 Ogimachi, Ono-gun, Shirakawa-mura 501-5627, Gifu Prefecture
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4.5 of 5 stars 17 Reviews
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Shah Alam Selangor
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stay a night on 12th December 2014 , Winter and snowing time . Share toilet but very modern and good shower with hot tub Owner very friendly but speak very little English . Rooms are less privacy and try not to talk so loud . Dinner and breakfast is something very special and good. Don't bring too big bag ,... More 

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

a very comfortable stay in November when we were there. Bathroom and toilet facilities are modern, looks newly renovated and are clean. Hot showers available from 6 am till late at night. Meals are excellent and the family is welcoming. Best part of all, in the morning when is misty and peaceful (before all the day trippers arrive),excellent time to... More 

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Krabi Town, Thailand
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had stayed for a night on 10th Dec 2014. It is an unforgettable stay experience. The area covered by snow and we did a walk through the area. Sooooo peaceful and beautiful! Dinner is yummy, delicate food. And breakfast in Japanese set as well. We woke this morning with shower rain and ABF served 7:30 whilst... More 

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MELBOURNE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We stayed in this wonderful minshuku (bed and breakfast) in the Unesco Heritage Listed village of Shirakawa-go. It is easy to get to (by bus from Takayama) The women in this guest house were so welcoming and the room large and comfortable.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Shirakawago is the place to rest and enjoy a peaceful and romantic getaway. This ghasso house is clean, beautiful and so cozy. Our room as so nice, with the futons being super confortable. Both the dinner and breakfast we had there were delicious and shared with the other guests in a very friendly atmosphere. The staff doesn't speak anything else... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

Firstly to set expectation. This is an old most likely rebuilt farmhouse and the stay, while traditional, isn't as rustic as some might expect. The rooms are typical tatami rooms, so futon beds (no it's not a negative as another reviewer states). There is no wifi. There is a modern bathing room. The stay was great. The staff don't speak... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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19 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Location: It's located almost at the end of the village. There is no house number, and street name. You have to prepare yourself, rough idea where the mishuku is before you reach Shirakawago. You also should try to remember the Japanese name of this minshuku else you gonna miss it. However we didn't have any problem to locate this minshuku.... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

For the price we paid, we did not have high expectations on our first ryokan experience. However, at Kanja we had an amazing experience! For most, staying at a ryokan is 'something different'. We approached it that way and took things in as they came. The staff was very friendly, the food was incredible and the beds were harder than... More 

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sydney
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

We had a very relaxing two night stay with the family running Kanjiya. Shirakawago was one of our highlights in Japan and although it was heavily geared for tourists, it still felt very remote and authentic. The accommodation itself is not fancy, but basic, clean and friendly. Pros: Living with a family, great homecooked meals from fresh local produce, relaxing,... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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41 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

Stayed here one night. Very very nice family attending to us during the stay. It's a simple affair, but the service was impeccable, and the dinner absolutely glorious. Little English is spoken here, but really, a little gesticulation, and phrases are more than sufficient to communicate what one wants.. Wish all these websites will pick them up better though, they... More 

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Address: 689 Ogimachi, Ono-gun, Shirakawa-mura 501-5627, Gifu Prefecture
Location: Japan > Chubu > Gifu Prefecture > Ono-gun > Shirakawa-mura
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Number of rooms: 4
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