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Ryokan Murayama

3.5 of 5
  |   3-829 Nishinoisshikimachi, Takayama 506-0031, Gifu Prefecture (Takayama Station)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are a family visiting Japan and loved this Ryokan (Japanese traditional Inn) experience at Ryokan Murayama. We loved the hot baths here, it is clean and all toiletries are provided. The rooms are futons on tatami floors. The futons worked wonders and fixed up my sore lower back. The owner is the most helpful host i have ever encountered.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We arrived here on a last-minute detour and thoroughly enjoyed it. The room was spacious and clean and the onsen was pleasant. Mr. Murayama was a knowledgeable and accommodating host, with the added benefit of excellent English. Laundry machine was another nice surprise! Carpeting was a bit worn if that sort of thing bothers you and little to eat in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

Okay a bit tardy on this review, but this place did make a good impression and I wanted to give them due credit. I booked a room here for early Sept thinking it would be a good budget option at ¥3750(single room shared bath), and considering hotel prices I had seen around Japan I wasn't expecting too much for that... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I stayed in Ryokan Murayama with my mom, my brother and my nephew for 2 nights. Initially it was said that the free shuttle service that could pick us up from Takayama station was only available from 2pm onwards. We arrived slightly before 12pm and made a call anyway. What a nice surprise, the shuttle could arrive within 10 mins.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Good quality for a fair price. Mr. Murayama is extremely helpful and his English is suprisingly good. He recommended us a tour to Shirakawago which was a great experience (with super nice guide Mr. Yamamoto) for a very good price. The dinner was quite ok. The only disadvantage is the distance from the city center.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The stuff at the hotel is extremelly friendly and willing to help with every issue or question. The rooms are clean and nice - having in mind the price it is definitely recommendable. It is located around 2km from the center, so you have walk a lot or use bus/taxi to commute.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

We are surprise that the owner Mr Murayama can speak fluent English & he himself fetch us to & fro the Takayama station daily with free shuttle. The ryokan comes with a onsen & we enjoyed onsen every night after a long day of walking the whole town. Japanese breakfast is wonderful too. There is a Teddy Bear cafe just... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The hotel is very far from the center of Takamaya (35 minutes on foot) and you have to walk through a regular road not prepared for pedestrians. There is an old bus (free of charge) only 3 times a day from the hotel to the center (8:00 am, 8:20 am and 9:00 am) The service is very bad, when we... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

If you visit Takayama, its worth to stay here to experience ryokan stay which is not great to most, but generally will be once or twice in your life time as a tourist to experience how Japanese traditonal bed is. The owner/ manager and staff all have such a great attitude in servicing us. The complementary pick up and drop... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Easy to get to from Takayama station (actually you can walk it if you are not carrying much stuff), in hills on the edge of the central part of the town. Awesome views from the bathroom, actually. Rooms are huge, with tatami mats, futon beds, and great views. The owner is fantastic, a big thumbs up to him for making... More 

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Address: 3-829 Nishinoisshikimachi, Takayama 506-0031, Gifu Prefecture
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Location: Japan > Chubu > Gifu Prefecture > Takayama > Takayama Station , Hidatakayama Onsen
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ryokan Murayama 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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