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Kanjiya

689 Ogimachi, Ono-gun, Shirakawa-mura 501-5627, Gifu Prefecture
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Kanjiya (or Kanja on some other websites) is a traditional styled house nestled on the Northern end of the beautiful Shirakawago village. This keeps the house away from the main tourist strip but yet very accessible to all sights in the village. The house is renovated within the traditional style structure and this allows a perfect blend of modern bathroom/toilet... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Do yourself a favour and make sure to stay overnight in this town, it is definitely worth it the time and money. Pros: AMAZINGLY beautiful town worthy of the UNESCO World Heritage Site designation Very comfortable guesthouse Good location, short walk to bus station and lookout point Clean with very nice facilities Delicious meals Cons: Somewhat shy hosts who spend... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

For over 3 weeks we had the holiday of a lifetime in Japan. But our stay at Kanjiya was a disappointing experience. To stay in a traditional farmhouse had given me the expectation of experiencing basic down to earth country Japanese hospitality. This simply did not happen. We were greeted by an elderly lady and shown to our room and... More 

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Bangkok
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We stayed a night at Kanjiya Japanese guest house in Shirakawago on December 21st. No hotels available in Shirakawago as it is preserved town (Unesco's World Heritage). So only Japanese style gust houses available. All guest houses were built as a traditional “gassho-zukuri” building with a thatched roof and we've got to share bathroom and toilet. At Kanjiya, the bathroom... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

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 December 16, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

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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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

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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