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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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Cairns, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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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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9 helpful votes 9 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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London
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 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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New York City, New York
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29 helpful votes 29 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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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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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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Shanghai, China
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13 helpful votes 13 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
46 helpful votes 46 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 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
37 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

A short walk from the station and near to all the shops and restaurants. We were greeted so welcomingly by the staff and made to feel very much at home. This is to traditional place in that you can't wear shoes inside (makes a lot of sense actually and not sure why some people get so fussed about it!) but... More 

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

Thank you for you honest review and feedback. We are delighted to hear you had a pleasant stay with us. Here at Rickshaw Inn, we pride ourselves on being as welcoming and helpful as possible. We hope you decide to return to Takayama and stay with us again sometime. Best Regards, 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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