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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
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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
35 helpful votes 35 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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53 hotel reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

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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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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26 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

this is a gem of a ryokan. Run by a charming husband and wife in their 60's, the accommodation was superb. Never before had I enjoyed a suite of rooms in a ryokan. The hotel is over 100 years old and is full of character without losing any of its quality. The bath was clean and newly furnished, although the... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Great location and such a lovely husband and wife team (guess their age but what whirlwinds!). The rooms are lovely and the attention to make sure we were comfortable was excellent. The dinner and breakfast was fantastic and lovingly prepared. We thought Takayama a lovely place and enjoyed two nights at this Ryokan and would have been happy staying longer!

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Address: 4 Hon-machi, Takayama 506-0011, Gifu Prefecture
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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Also Known As:
Sumiyoshi Ryokan Hotel Takayama
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#2 Top resorts Hotel in Takayama
#13 Best Value Hotel in Takayama

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