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Hidatakayama Guesthouse Tomaru

2.0 of 5 Japanese Guest House   |   6-5 Hanasatomachi, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture 506-0026, Japan
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hostel is not as nice as I thought it would be from the photos and reviews. Pros: The owners are available, with an adorable little boy, they are helpful and friendly. The hostel is a 5 minute walk from the train station The hostel is kept very clean. The beds are comfortable Cons: It is cold in the hostel... More

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Gottingen, Germany
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I honestly ca not understand why people are so crazy about this place. It was one of the most disappointing experiences on our 3 weeks trip through Japan. The only good thing about the guest house are the owners, who are trully friendly. We did enjoy talking to both of them. Their son is very cute, too :) But other... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The guesthouse Tomaru was the absolute highlight of our month trip to Japan. Initially we were going to stay just one night, but as soon as we saw the nice vibe of the guesthouse and the lovely family who runs it, we decided to extend our stay for another two nights. My partner and I travelled with our 12 month... More

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Agana, Mariana Islands
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We were at Tomaru Guesthouse at Hida Takayama for 3 nights. We traveled by bus from Shinjiku with the family for convenience. The weather was perfect. Not too cold. Although our bus were delayed, we were so surprised to meet Shingo San with Haru his son at the bus terminal to greet our family. It made it so special for... More

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We’re so lucky to find this place. The location is really good-within short walk from the JR station. The owners are also lovely and very helpful-Once we arrived, he provided us with maps and useful information about Takayama. The place itself is very homey and comfortable. We stayed in the private room, which is nice and clean. I will definitely... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

This small family-run business is lovely, friendly and hospitable. It was great value too. Our family of four shared a six-person bunk bed room. The beds were comfortable and the heater was warm (we stayed in February). The walls are traditional paper screens so you do need to be mindful of noise for other guests. The wifi was good, even... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

-5 min walk away from the train station -Very friendly owners - and very helpful as well. The guy called a hostel in Kakunodate to make sure that my booking there was confirmed to help me out. -Rooms and bathrooms are clean. -Well done lounge area. - I saw a family of four with kids staying in the pvt room... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Just a stones throw walk from the jr station. Very convenient and close to many eating options and souvenir shops. Shingo-San and his wife are a gem, very friendly and ever ready to be chatting. We stayed in the private room which is located upstairs and faces street with windows. Sleeping on the tatami mats and futons were comfortable !... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

Friendly family guesthouse-keepers who will provide you with everything you need for sightseeing: map, reviews, bus/train schedule, recommended restaurants and coffee houses... and umbrella when it rains! Guesthouse is very close to the trains station and 5min away walking to "city center". We stayed one night in the private room: clean and simple as expected. Little bit chilled though but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

We stayed in a private, Japanese style room at the guesthouse for one night andShingo and his wife made us feel very welcome and were very helpful in guiding us to points of interest and things that we should do whilst in Takayama. It was pretty cold when we stayed but we had a heater, which warmed up the room... More

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Address: 6-5 Hanasatomachi, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture 506-0026, Japan
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Location: Japan > Chubu > Gifu Prefecture > Takayama
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hidatakayama Guesthouse Tomaru 2*
Number of rooms: 3
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