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Ryokan Tanabe

58 Aioi-cho, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture 506-0014, Japan (Hidatakayama Onsen)
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Ranked #8 of 134 Takayama B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The ryokan is between the station and the old city in a very good place the ryokan is a family ryokan for the past 80 years. The service wonderful the food nice the rooms very Japanese so if you don't want to sleep on tatami it is not the place for you.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've stayed in a couple of ryokans around Japan and this is definitely one of the best. The rooms are really clean and comfortable, the communal spaces are welcoming and dinner was a banquet of local delicacies! We felt really welcome as western visitors and there was no problem with the language barrier. If you're in Takayama, this is a... More

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Madrid, Spain
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent one night in this ryokan early August and the experience was great. We arrived late in the evening and the manager, an old woman, help us to look for a restaurant around where we had one of our best dinner in Japan. The ryokan, the person working there, all was perfect. I strongly recommend this place to stay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This is a very nice ryokan situated in the old Town of Takayama, 5 minutes walk from the train station. Nice big rooms. A shared Beautiful relaxing onsen. extremely friendly staff and free wi-fi in the lobby area. Recommend a stay here

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I am so glad my friend talked me into staying at this Ryokan. We arrived from Nagoya only 30 minutes before the four of us sat down to a traditional Japanese dinner. So with the help of the staff (I hate calling them staff because they were so much more than that) we donned our Yukata's ( I tied mine... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

In a very nice town really worth seeing we can highly recommend this Ryokan. The gourmet chefs take 6 hours to prepare our dinner and it shows. It has to be seen to be believed. The onsen is nice. Location within walking distance to "everything". The staff is so helpful and kind you really feel as visitors in their home.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We chose Takayama as the place for our ryokan experience during a recent holiday in Japan. It was the best of everything I remember about ryokan when I lived in Japan 25 years ago. The hostess and staff were incredibly welcoming and able to take us earlier than the advertised check-in time. The hostess speaks English and will correspond with... More

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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My wife and I came here for a 3day/2night visit. We wanted to see a smaller town in Japan and get a more cultural experience than we could find in Kyoto and Tokyo. Ryokan Tanabe is a traditional ryokan: tatami mat rooms, sleep on (quite comfortable) sleeping pads on the floor, wear slippers and use Japanese baths (in-room for premium... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Wonderful combination of hospitality, authentic tasty food & friendly helpful staff. Perfectly located near the old town and morning market. The Hotel Onsen (Traditional baths) are a wonderful way to start and end the day. Cheaper accommodation is available however the overall Tanabe experience is excellent value.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

With thanks to all at Tanabe Ryokan for making our first ryokan experience a wonderful experience. Location is perfect, just 10 mins walk from the JR Station, and another 10 into the historical and picturesque town centre. The rooms are immaculate, cuisine outstanding and onsen just perfect for relaxing in. A wonderful unique stay.

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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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