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Sumiyoshi Ryokan

3.0 of 5 4 Hon-machi, Takayama 506-0011, Gifu Prefecture
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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99 reviews 99 reviews
48 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

Stayed three nights the first week of February when the occupancy was very low.Snow on the ground and roofs but no snowfall in the days we were there My adult son and I shared one of the two rooms on the upper floor which have a small enclosed verandah overlooking the river.Our room did not have a toilet or sink.Toilets... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came to Takayama on a whim. We wanted a ryokan experience and after some research we settled on Sumiyoshi Ryokan. The other TA reviews were right - this place is great! We got the room with the private toilet and shower. It's upstairs and has a great view of the river. The place itself is full of charm and... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Spent two wonderful nights here over Christmas 2014. Takayama is a great place to visit anyway but staying here took the experience to a new level and is one we will never forget. Everything about the accommodation was perfect and topped off by the beautiful family that own and run the Ryokan. Thank-you for giving us such a great memory.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

From greeting to farewell you feel like you've joined the family. Although no English is spoken this only reinforces the feeling of "Japaneseness" Simply wonderful food, baths, and atmosphere all the ingredients for great ryokan experience.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We stayed here for just one night, having spent the previous night at another hotel elsewhere in Takayama, but wish we had been able to stay for longer. The couple that run the hotel are supremely polite and overwhelmingly friendly (albeit in their own quirky Japanese way). The communal hot baths (onsen) were lovely and the breakfast very good too... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We booked for two nights stay (one with 2 meals, and one just to accomodation) via email. Ryokan owner Mr.Minami accepted and replied to our email very timely. And best of all, we weren't asked to pay deposit up front because that will be difficult for us to process. We arrived later than expected, but our room is ready and... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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17 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

Writing this review while on the train to Nagoya from Takayama. We stayed 2 nights at this delightful Ryokan and as per what the other reviewers mentioned, it is set in a old house but everything was fully functional. We stayed in the family room with attached bathroom but used the common bath room for our Onsen experience. It was... More 

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Richmond North Yorkshire
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294 reviews 294 reviews
56 hotel reviews
236 helpful votes 236 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

What a delightful place to stay.... This is an old Japanese house full of treasures.... Don't expect en suites and sofas!!!! What you do get is the real traditional way of doing things. A huge suite of beautifully spare rooms.... Your own dining area for dinner and breakfasts.... We even had a terrace with a river view.... The shower room... More 

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Toledo, Ohio, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We were most pleased with our experience at Sumiyoshi Ryokan. We enjoyed traditional dining in our room for breakfast and dinner. A varied selection Japanese dishes were presented at each meal and the service was wonderfully friendly. After dinner the table is moved out and the bedding is set up on the floor. The overall experience gave us a great... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Located close to Yayoibashi Bridge, and easy walking to the Miyagama Morning Market (2 minutes) and Takayama's old town, with its many beautifully preserved buildings. An easy flat walking distance of about 12 minutes, to the bus and JR stations. Warm and friendly welcome by the owner and his son on arrival. Rooms are fitted with tatami (woven-straw) flooring, a... More 

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Address: 4 Hon-machi, Takayama 506-0011, Gifu Prefecture
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Location: Japan > Chubu > Gifu Prefecture > Takayama
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Sumiyoshi Ryokan 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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Sumiyoshi Ryokan Hotel Takayama
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#1 Top resorts Hotel in Takayama
#12 Best Value Hotel in Takayama

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