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3.5 of 5 Ryokan   |   67 Horibatamachi, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture 506-0837 , Japan (Hidatakayama Onsen)
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Ranked #39 of 134 Takayama B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is a real japanese experience In the great setting of the alps. The hotel has ryokan baths which are great, although very very hot! The rooms are Futarishizuka Hakuun style and for a westerner this was quite an interesting experience. I really enjoyed the breakfast, but do note that there are no vegetarian options and the breakfast is... More

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Hong Kong, China
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

My girlfriend and I stayed here for 1 night in September 2013. Great Ryokan experience. Slightly expensive for a normal occasion. Good for special occasions as it does feel luxurious. Rooms (9/10): + Very large. One double bedroom with western style beds. Seperate living room with low table for drinking tea. The bedroom alone was larger than some of the... More

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Melbourne
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58 reviews 58 reviews
29 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

This ryokan/bed and breakfast is a 10 minute uphill walk from town but we have been very happy The rooms are large and our private cedar bath and miniature balcony have a beautiful view over the town They have a shuttle into town in the morning but we chose to walk and one when you arrive. It is very clean... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

We booked into Hakuun to give our friends from London a full on Japanese ryokan experience, sleeping on tatami mats, onsen and Japanese slippers rituals. Although we asked for non smoking rooms (seemingly very rare in Japan) there were ashtrays in both, however the place didn't smell too smoky. The basin in our room was cracked and the bathroom mirror... More

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Madrid
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

If you want a true Japanese experience, this is THE place to stay. It is a well run, clean and comfortable Japanese inn with good onsen. It is on a hill overlooking the town (but just a quick five minute walk downhill - if that - to all the sights. It has a great terrace with lovely views over the... More

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7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

This stay was my first stay in a Ryokan, and as much as I did find it uncomfortable on the futons I did love staying here. The staff were lovely, and very helpful, they spoke great english, the hotel was still walking distance from the town centre. Their onsen were lovely, my sister and I snuck down one snowing winter... More

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Bangkok
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

It is the small friendly hotel in the quiet area on the hillside of the Takayama. Only a few blocks from the tourist attraction. If you are lucky and get the room in the front side of the hotel, you will enjoy the great view of the whole Takayama city. Very friendly reception and willing to help you with all... More

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Quezon City, Philippines
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Nestled on a hill, this ryokan has a commanding view of Takayama. A 10-minute walk to town, about 20 minutes to the train station, and a lovely few minute walk to the Jinya morning market. Although on the tired side, I highly recommend staying a few nights here. The Japanese breakfasts on both days were superb and plentiful. Our room... More

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

We have just stayed three nights at Hakuun Ryokan. Found the owners to be friendly and helpful. The breakfast menu was varied automatically each day and on day three we were surprised with a western breakfast. We were the only ones in the dining room on that day with the western breakfast and we could hear comments from other diners... More

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Stavanger, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

The view of the Ryokan is fantastic! From the room, we had view over the mountains and Takayama. It takes about 20/25 minutes walk from the train station, so they offer a transfer from the train station from 15h to 18h and in the morning from the Ryokan to town until 10h. The room was decorated japanese traditional style. It... More

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Address: 67 Horibatamachi, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture 506-0837 , Japan
Location: Japan > Chubu > Gifu Prefecture > Takayama > Hidatakayama Onsen
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hakuun 3.5*
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