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Gifu Grand Hotel

648 Nagara, Gifu 502-8567, Gifu Prefecture
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Ranked #5 of 30 Hotels / Ryokan in Gifu
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cusco, Peru
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Truthfully, we only booked this hotel because of its location. The service wasn't great. Rooms were pretty average. Price was kind of expensive for what we got. The cormorant fishing (Ukai) was our main reason for staying in Gifu. This was a highlight of our trip to Japan. Highly recommend this experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

Really enjoyed the public baths here. Go just before the 9am closing time and just before 10pm to get more privacy. The changing rooms have everything you need from skin care to hair care. Even lockers and towels. A scale to check your weight and products for you to sample and entice you to buy from their shops. Yes, I... More 

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brisbane, australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2009

We usually do lots of research prior to our Japan trips and we had singled out this hotel and location as one of interest. The location was right on the river bank where the ukai cormorant fishing takes place and it looked appealing and the forested mountain opposite crowned by Gifu Castle seemed too good to be true. We were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2007

This large hotel is situated a way out from the center of Gifu on the Nagara river. Typical of many large Japanese hotels it seems to specialize in weddings and events, along with some tourist business. The service is excellent, and staff do speak some English. The room prices are reasonable. You can view traditional nighttime cormorant fishing (ukai) in... More 

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