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Ryokan Seiryu

6 Hanakawacho, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture 506-0003, Japan (Hidatakayama Onsen)
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Ranked #38 of 134 Takayama B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a lovely welcome - A banner outside with my name and perhaps the word welcome in Japanese! Then my dad had locked his bag and we had to break the lock and thankfully the staff (young man) helped us so dad was hugely grateful. Check in isn't till three so we went to do some sightseeing before returning and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Having stayed in a Ryokan on a business trip in 2013 I was keen to share the experience with my partner. Doing this at Seriyu was very enjoyable. The room was basic (compared to my previous experience) but the in room dinner was very impressive, the Onsen was relaxing, wearing the Yukata around the hotel and down the street to... More

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Launceston, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Stayed for one night in September 2013. The food was a highlight as provided a unique Japanese experience. The room certainly was in the form of what I understood a Ryokan to be so other than being different to what I am used to I thought it was certainly comfortable enough for a night. The service provided by the staff... More

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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We came to Takayama without booking and with the help of the information centre near the train station, we secured a room. We live in Tokyo and we thought the accommodation and service was fine. We would stay again.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Lots of the other reviewers have compared this to other Ryokans but without having stayed in other Ryokans it is difficult to say how good this is as a Ryokan so i will review based on our experience alone. Overal we really enjoyed the stay which was for one night. The staff were friendly and helpful, the accommodation was clean... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

We stayed for 3 nights in Feb 2013. We've stayed in many ryokan in several cities & towns in Japan, and can only say this place is nice, but can't rate it any higher than "ok". Modern building, but showing its age (guessing it was built in the 70s or 80s) and totally without character. (Yes, there are ryokan in... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

We got a very warm welcome when we finally arrived. Staff is so friendly they try to help you as much as they can even though they can't speak english. Good location for morning market and old town. Everything is great except the onsen bath is too small and the room wall is too thin.

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Melbourne, Australia
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92 reviews 92 reviews
21 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2010

I guess I would recommend this place to others, but having said that, I would stay at another place if I go back to Takayama again. Not that this place was bad, just that it wasn't good enough that I couldn't imagine a better place. Its just OK! Not great, but not bad either. It is a modern Ryokan, not... More

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Sydney
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93 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2008

• Ryokan Seiryu in general feels very outdated and old, but in a tacky 80’s kind of way. The ugly foyer, old shabby lift & hallways are off putting, but once in the rooms themselves it’s not as bad. • Rooms and bedding were quite dusty and dirty. Not cleaned to a satisfactory level. • Walls are paper thin, you... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2008

This place is not charming, not traditional and not worth the price. All interiors is in shabby condition. The toilett in our room had an odeur quite simular to how you would expect an old man to smell after not washing up for ten or twenty days. The food we had was for the pice we paid the worst we... More

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Address: 6 Hanakawacho, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture 506-0003, Japan
Location: Japan > Chubu > Gifu Prefecture > Takayama > Hidatakayama Onsen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 24
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