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Rickshaw Inn

2.5 of 5 54 Suehirocho, Takayama 506-0016, Gifu Prefecture
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nights. Checked in at around 11pm with no hassle. Greeted by check in staff who gave us restaurant recommendations. The room was small but large by Japanese standards. Tatami mats were comfortable and at $21,000 JPY a great deal. Very close to Maruaki which was an added bonus !

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力車イン, マネージャー at Rickshaw Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest review and feedback. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us here at snowy Rickshaw Inn! If you happen to be in Takayama again, we would be delighted if you decided to stay with us again! More 

Cairns, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We stayed at Rickshaw for 4 nights and LOVED it! Eguro and Nick were a terrific help. Breakfast was good and set us up for the day. The rooms were warm, clean and tidy. The atmosphere was very friendly. We slept on tatami mats, but after a couple of nights we found it quite hard - Nick organised another couple... More 

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力車イン, Manager at Rickshaw Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your honest review and feedback. We are delighted to that hear you enjoyed your trip back to Takayama and you were thoroughly satisfied with your stay here at Rickshaw Inn. We really do that hope you decide to return here again sometime in the future as it was lovely meeting you. Best Regards, Rickshaw Inn More 

England
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144 reviews 144 reviews
82 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We had a European room which was ok but one night was enough. The welcome was warm,the location good and the breakfast just fair. It didn't have the comfort and character of other Hotels stayed in but was fine for a short stay.

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力車イン, マネージャー at Rickshaw Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest review and feedback. We are glad to hear you were satisfied with your stay here at Rickshaw Inn We hope that you decide to return to Takayama sometime in the future! More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

First stay at Japan in a tatami room! I thought I would be staying in a tatami when we travel to the outskirts of Japan like Shirakawa-go, but this is a comfy stay at Takayama! There's problem with the parking as it is limited, but the hotel provides a comfortable stay. The tatami room is a raised up floor as... More 

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力車イン, マネージャー at Rickshaw Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your honest review and feedback. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us here at Rickshaw Inn. We apologise for the size and heights of some of the facilities in our guesthouse. I can also relate to this seeing as I'm not Japanese myself. The reason for this is because Japan's... More 

London
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This was an affordable hotel but also a genuinely pleasant surprise, and far better than many of the more expensive places we stayed at on our trip. The location is wonderful and the staff were immediately warm and welcoming, and the decor itself, while strangely muted looking in most photographs, is homely without being tacky. We had some deep, quiet... More 

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力車イン, マネージャー at Rickshaw Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your honest review and feedback. We are delighted to hear that you were impressed with your stay at Rickshaw Inn! We hope that you decide to come back to Takayama sometime in the future! More 

New York City, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Despite the rustic charm of most ryokans, they can be stressful places. You never know if you're doing things right. The sleeping can be uncomfortable, and the facilities can be a bit worn. Not at Rickshaw Inn. The owners make you feel at home, and want you to enjoy the experience of the ryokan. From the helpful and charming staff... More 

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力車イン, Manager at Rickshaw Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your honest review and feedback. We pride ourselves on being as warm, friendly and helpful as possible, therefore we are glad to hear you were impressed with our hospitality! If you ever decide to return to Takayama, we would be delighted if you decided to stay with us again! More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We stayed here last October and really enjoyed it. Rickshaw Inn isn't a normal business hotel, but a speciality lodging catering for individuals. We loved the communal room with the library. The tatami room was our first experience of these rooms in Japan. Shame we didn't return here after going to an Onsen but went to the Spa Alpine instead.... More 

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力車イン, Manager at Rickshaw Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest review and feedback. As we pride ourselves on being friendly, helpful and making your stay cosy as possible, we are glad to hear you were satisfied with your stay here at Rickshaw Inn. We do hope you decide to return to Takayama someday! More 

Canberra, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The staff here were very helpful - they provided umbrellas when there was heavy rain (we had bad small ones) and provided a lot of help when we were planning on travelling by bus via Kamikochi to Matsumoto. The hotel itself is a gorgeous wooden building and the rooms are beautiful with tatami mats. The breakfast was also very nice.... More 

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Thank you very much for your honest review and feedback. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay here with us at Rickshaw Inn! We would be absolutely delighted if you chose to return here sometime. More 

Shanghai, China
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23 reviews 23 reviews
23 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Excellent location (walking distance from the station and to the old quarters of Takayama). Very nice decoration of the hotel with many beautiful ethnic coths hung on the walls. warm welcoming atmosphere. The owner is a Takayama native, he speaks a very good English and will be happy to let you know the best places to visit in the city.... More 

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力車イン, Receptionist at Rickshaw Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest review and feedback. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us here at Rickshaw Inn. Rickshaw Inn is indeed located very conveniently between both the train station and the old town as well as being surrounded by many local restaurants and is also walking distance to all of Takayama's Rice Wine... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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80 reviews 80 reviews
35 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We were fortunate enough to book the Sakura room (family room) for our family of three. The photos on the website don't do this Inn justice because they are quite dark. This is because of the traditional woods in the furniture and style and I think it would take a great professional photographer to show it off. Our room is... More 

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力車イン, Receptionist at Rickshaw Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your honest review and feedback. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us at Rickshaw Inn. Rickshaw Inn is a very, very old property dating back 100's years. We embrace the traditional, darker, rustic style of this building that is typical of most of Takayama's original structures. Though we entirely agree that... More 

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Address: 54 Suehirocho, Takayama 506-0016, Gifu Prefecture
Location: Japan > Chubu > Gifu Prefecture > Takayama
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Rickshaw Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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