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Sumiyoshi Ryokan

3.0 of 5 Ryokan   |   4 Hon-machi, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture 506-0011, Japan (Takayama Station)
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Ranked #3 of 134 Takayama B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We choose the ryokan based on all the excellent reviews. Seems silly to write another, but must. We were greeted warmly, though language a slight issue, but enthusiasm cleared the way for all. We enjoyed a wonderful dinner that seemed to go on forever. Each course was explained as best they could, and we were shown appropriate ways to eat... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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64 reviews 64 reviews
58 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is not much to add other reviewers' opinions. Excellent service, very good food, super location... We stayed in a ground floor river facing room with private toilet. It was a good choice because the common bath was only two doors away from our room. Nights in Takayama in April are freezing but the AC warms the room and there... More

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Paris, France
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54 reviews 54 reviews
19 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent two nights in this very-well located and charming ryokan. We had a room upstairs with a nice view on the river. It is only about 10/15min by walk from the train station and the city centre. We were warmly welcomed by the owners, who were doing their best to make our stay perfect. They even proposed to wash... More

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Newcastle
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my third visit to Takayama, and spending a night or two in a ryokan in this quaint but touristy little town is something that should be high on anyone's "must do" list. We stayed at Sumiyoshi Ryokan in January 2014, as 2 adults and 3 children, and it was a wonderful experience. Firstly, the location. Located on the... More

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Emeryville, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This is our second stay here and the service, accommodations, staff and especially the food were everything that we remembered and more, especially the food, which can be both breakfast and dinner. A relatively short walk from the train station and easy to find (if you need help there is very friendly staff at the train station tourist office). The... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We stayed there one night and were generally very satisfied. Perfect location and very sweet and helpful staff. Would definitely recommend it to anyone looking for a genuine ryokan experience in Takayama!

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Perth, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We stayed here to experience a ryokan - we weren't disappointed. It was a 15-min walk from the train station and pretty easy to find. Warm people ran it - make sure you get a brekky or dinner served in your room - so much fun to watch! Like most in Japan, the staff take their job seriously and are... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I just enjoyed 3 wonderful nights at Sumiyoshi. The stay in the traditional ryokan is sure to be one of our trip highlights. The food delivered to our room was great, the beds were comfy and the view out to the river just topped it off! The staff were so friendly that I was actually sad to... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

Sumiyoshi Ryokan is a wonderful and unique place to stay. Our room overlooked the River across from the Morning Market with a nice seating area to take that in. The dinner and breakfasts here are excellent but the personal service is what makes the place so special. We were welcomed with traditional clothing and tea, our room was transformed into... More

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Kahului, Hawaii
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71 reviews 71 reviews
21 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

This is a 100 years old, family run Inn, conveniently located in Takayama. Although maybe a short 10-15 minute walk from the Station, we took a taxi. This turned out to be very helpful as the Inn is in a small side street but beautifully situated along the Miyagawa River and Morning Market Place. The proprietors, Minami's, are very gracious... More

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Address: 4 Hon-machi, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture 506-0011, Japan
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Location: Japan > Chubu > Gifu Prefecture > Takayama > Takayama Station , Hidatakayama Onsen
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Hotel Class:3 star — Sumiyoshi Ryokan 3*
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Traditional merchant house style Ryokan built in Taisho era. (1912)SUMIYOSHI RYOKAN located MIYAGAWA riverside and central TAKAYAMA city.Ideally located for sightseeing. ... more   less 
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