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Ryokan Tanabe

  |   58 Aioi-cho, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture 506-0014, Japan (Hidatakayama Onsen)
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Ranked #9 of 173 Hotels / Ryokan in Takayama
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Intending to visit World Heritage site Shirakawa-go, this is a must-stay! A quaint old town and the ryokan was a short 5-min walk from the train station and bus station (where you can book your bus to Shirakawa-go). An excellent kaiseki dinner and breakfast is served inclusive in your room rate which you cannot miss. Very friendly and accommodating staff.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have never stayed at a traditional inn, and I'm happy to say ryokan Tanabe exceeded every expectation. The facilities are top notch; baths were piping hot inside and out, everything was immaculate and the staff were extremely attentive. We didn't eat here, but other reviews say it was amazing. We would stay here again in a heartbeat!

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London, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A taste of traditional Japan with friendly welcoming staff. I think this is a family run affair - it was a bit basic but comfortable none the less. If you want to travel Japanese style then this is a place to stay at.

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Uppsala, Sweden
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63 reviews 63 reviews
33 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Booked this hotel as a part of a package tour from a travel agency. It was suppose to be superior standard, but l'm not really sure I would call it that. The room was worn down and there were stains on the sofa . We had some kind of room before the actual room the one with tatami carpets), which... More 

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Hong Kong, China
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The location is good, it's nearby the 2 morning market at Takayama. as well as the Takayama JR & Bus station. Around 10 mins walkable distance to those places. The room is nice and the people are very helpful and nice there. The onsen is changing every night between Women and Men's one, guests could experience both during the days... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Felt welcome from the very moment we arrived and taken care of during our two day peaceful and relaxing stay. Spacious cozy confortable rooms. Delicious Kaiseki dinner served by very friendly staff. Bathrooms were a comfortable combination of traditional and modern. Has a onsen bath that can be enjoyed privately.

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Calgary, Canada
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Our first ryokan experience and it was very enjoyable. The rooms were comfortable as were the futons. All of our meals were fun, interesting and very traditional. The staff was always smiling and welcoming.

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London, United Kingdom
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95 reviews 95 reviews
27 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

After the bustle of the big cities Takayama was a charming small town with its own spirit and culture. Of the traditional hotels we stayed in this was one of the best. It was reasonably modern, the rooms were a good size and clean. The atmosphere was cosy. The staff were polite and friendly - all in all I got... More 

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Boom, Belgium
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

On our holiday in Japan, we stayed in 3 ryokans and this one was by far the best. Beautiful room and what an experience. We stayed 1 night and had the complete package, diner and breakfast. We arrived late afternoon and didn't leave it for the whole evening because we wanted to soak everything in. On arrival we were greeted... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The stay at Ryokan Tanabe was the highlight of my Japan trip. Easy to find and easy walk from the station. I loved chatting with the gorgeous lady owner of the ryokan, and Sumiko-san who served us dinner and breakfast every day was a delight and absolutely hilarious! My room had a little garden and a large cedar bathtub -... More 

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Address: 58 Aioi-cho, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture 506-0014, Japan
Location: Japan > Chubu > Gifu Prefecture > Takayama > Hidatakayama Onsen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 20
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Tanabe Ryokan Hotel Takayama
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#8 Top resorts Hotel in Takayama

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