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Minshuku Kuwataniya

1-50-30 Sowamachi, Takayama 506-0007, Gifu Prefecture
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Singapore, Singapore
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21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in this minshuku for the second time. The owner has renovated the place and it is newer and more pleasant. The daughter of the innkeeper has taken over the place and though spoke little English, is a pleasant and accommodating person. The room rates are reasonable which come with breakfast, prepared in japanese style and typical of Takayama diet... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

It's a basic simple clean guesthouse for anyone who wants to spend the night. The location is great. It's a few minutes walk away from the main street and roughly 10 minutes walk away from the JR and bus station. We didn't have the meals so can't really say much about it.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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96 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

This guest house is an easy 10min walk from the JR train station. It does not have a 24h reception. We arrived after 10pm and everything was dark on the outside and inside. The owner came after we waited in the entrance room for about 1 min. We had to take our shoes off and stored them in an unlocked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

We spent two nights in Takayama and had a great experience here. We had the western style room which was very comfortable and clean. We didn't use the onsen, but the one on the first floor looked small but nice. The breakfast was japanese and a good occasion to experience the traditional cuisine. We also had dinner one night which... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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35 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Loved the place, very simple and clean. The guesthouse was easy to find, about 15 minutes' walk to the Takayama station. Simple refreshment provided.Place is quiet, and room very comfortable. We had the Japanese style room and had a good relaxing time using the onsen (public bath). Will recommend this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

Had a great time visiting the inn, exceptional cleanliness & very polite innkeeper. Food was good, prepared very well. Among the few places to be frequented visit when we intend to return for ski trip to Takayama again. The guesthouse also provided a modern onsen filled with the actual onsen water(words are in Chinese and Japanese).

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avignon
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27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

It's near frrom the station. The owner is wellcoming and we enjoyed a quiet atmosohere ogf japanese tradition. At the dinner, we ate a delicious hobamiso, a speciality of Takayama.The prices are correct.

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I travelled to Takayama in late December, always snowing, but when we arrived the minshuku, the old lady was very helpful to clean up the wheels of our every suitcase. I booked months ago as Christmas holiday is always a high season in Takayama. And since we planned to go to Shirakawago too, and afraid we cannot get bus tickets.... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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30 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Stayed for two nights. Close to station (5-10 minute walk). Easy to locate. Lovely lady greeted us. Not much English but easy to make yourself understood. Had room with two beds and bathroom shower. Room was decent size and beds comfortable. Provided with water for tea drinking. Yukata provided for wearing to onsen. Onsen was small but clean and refreshing.... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

Coming from the North of Japan, we maybe have to get accustomed to the higher priced southern part but this Minshuku is just an efficient and quite comfortable way of spending your nights at Takayama. Not much more. We thought it was a bit on the pricy side looking at the place which is quite basic (but that could just... More 

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