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Hotel Associa Takayama Resort

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1134 Echigocho, Takayama 506-0033, Gifu Prefecture
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our recent trip to Takayama was our second. I rate this hotel a 5 as it met all of our expectations. Keep in mind that the Hotel is a short shuttle ride from the train station. From there you would walk toward the streets that account for most of the attractions in the city itself. On our last trip to... More 

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NYC
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62 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights over a long weekend and it was great. Originally we were wondering if we should try two different hotels, but we decided that we would rather not move and stay in one location. The hotel prices were cheaper than downtown because the hotel is about a 10 - 15 minute drive up the mountain... More 

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Jakarta
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

When visiting this hotel you can take free shuttle bus from takayama stasiun to the hotel resort. So not a problem for booking this hotel. This small town hard to get taxi. The town it self very quite after 7 pm. You can have onsen bath in this hotel for ¥1100 for 3 sessions

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This is an excellent hotel, but there are a few drawbacks, such as no room service, the hotel controls the temperature of heating or air conditioning (no individual room controls), and LOTS of tour buses. The breakfast buffet items are a little watered down, no doubt to control costs for the multitudes of tour buses. But other than that, it... More 

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brisbane
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

We Stayed here for 2 nights. Hotel is located ~8 minutes drive from city centre or using the hotel free shuttle to the rail station (rubs frequently). Hotel is old, but grand and has AMA, ING onsen (separate for men/women) with a view. Breakfast is of good standard and nice spread, both for Asians and Westerners. Wi-Fi free, computer in... More 

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Singapore
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I was on a group tour and stayed at this hotel for a night. The hotel is located at the top of the hill, so it would be inconvenient to go to the town though there is an hourly shuttle bus. This hotel seems to caters mostly to domestic tourists so it may be hard to communicate if you only... More 

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Bangkok
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

It is the great hotel outside of downtown Takayama. Situate on the hill overlook the whole town is a plus site. You will have a magnificent view of the whole town and on the clear day you can see the Japan Alps as the background. Really breathtaking view. Rooms itself is huge and nicely decorated. big bath room and comfortable... More 

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Wiltshire, UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Stayed her for 2 nights and enjoyed the experience. Being a resort it has slightly different flavour to a hotel. The room was large, clean and well appointed, The view was splendid. Breakfast is a very large affair, there are two huge dining rooms, the food was very good. If you are not driving, the hotel runs a regular shuttle... More 

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Toronto
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

One's initial impression is mixed - nice location up on a hill but the muzak in the lobby and obvious focus on large tour groups is a little off-putting. However, the rooms are spacious and do have sensational mountain views. For the non-bashful, my wife reported that the spa facilities were excellent with communal onsens (baths) overlooking the mountains. The... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Our room on the 14th floor, had a fantastic view and was large and very well appointed. Japanese style kimonos were provided to go the onsen and this was a fabulous experience. Luxuriating in steamy hot water whilst looking out to super views. The hotel location was the only drawback, but because of the hotel shuttle it was possible to... More 

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