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Hodakaso Yamanoiori

4.0 of 5 Ryokan   |   1-58 Hatsudamachi, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture 506-0008, Japan (Hidatakayama Onsen)
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Ranked #17 of 134 Takayama B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
bobe2 Abilene, Texas
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Abilene, Texas
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92 reviews 92 reviews
37 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Centrally located only five minutes’ walk from the train station. The inn definitely showed some wear but was very comfortable. We spent two nights in a very clean Western-style room with the top of the mattress about 15" off the tatami mat floor. Separated by paper covered sliding doors was a small sitting room with wood flooring and a small... More

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Milan, Italy
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65 reviews 65 reviews
16 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The hotel is a ryokan, a typical Japanese accommodation. The wooden and paper room was clean and really particular and the little veranda was so cute! It is really close to the station and to the center of Takayama. Unfortunately the staff speak a very little bit of English. We chose the western breakfast, but it was not really western... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I felt like this was the most Japanese place I stayed in Japan. Takayama is a great place to visit and I would definitely reccommend staying here. The hotel staff don't speak much english but that was fine with me. Everything was clean and as expected. The onsen was lush if a little too hot in July! Location is great,... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

We just stayed two nights at this ryokan. A truly great Japanese experience. The town is quaint and scenic and this ryokan made us feel like we were truly experiencing Japanese culture and tradition. The food was an experience - many times we didnt know what we were eating and the staff speaks very limited English, but we tried everything... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The hotel is a dream! if you've been looking to stay and experience a true Ryokan style then stay here. it's not cheap but you'll get what you pay for. I stayed in a triple room with the other 2 friends, futon style. The futon is thick and comfy. The room is so nice, quiet and charming. The location is... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I stayed in the ryokan for one night. The staff were very nice and friendly though they didn't speak much English. The ryokan is only 5 minutes walk from the train station. We arrived at the ryokan before check-in time, hence we left our luggage there and headed for Shirakawa-go. When we came back at 6.30pm, our luggage was already... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

The hotel is located near to the Takayama train station. Happy to see my name on the board at the entrance. We stayed only 1 night here in Twin room with Private bathroom (approximately USD 100 per room per night) on our way to Shirakawago. The room is separated from the en suite bathroom and toilet and was extremely cold... More

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43 reviews 43 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

I stayed there with my parents. The rooms were so cozy and clean. Nice and comfortable bed. 5 mins walking from Takayama station. Dinner was fantastic with generous serving. Hida beef was to die for. I personally like it better than Kobe beef. Warm welcome with lovely Japanese service.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

I upgraded the package from a simple room to a package that is available just for the ladies (come with 1 free ice-cream, breakfast and dinner and choice of yukata to wear during your stay). Love it! Felt so welcome as the main board on the entrance would have your name, and at same time, they have designated shoe spaces... More

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Traralgon, Australia
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115 reviews 115 reviews
25 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We had two nights here and were quite happy. Nice and handy to the station which is a big bonus when you are walking through the snow which by the way we loved. The front entry covered in a fresh layer of snow looked so good and welcoming. The staff at reception were ok but seemed a bit stressed especially... More

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Address: 1-58 Hatsudamachi, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture 506-0008, Japan
Location: Japan > Chubu > Gifu Prefecture > Takayama > Hidatakayama Onsen
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Hotel Class:4 star — Hodakaso Yamanoiori 4*
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