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Hida Takayama Zenkoji

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4-3 Tenman-cho, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Highly recommend. We came away relaxed. The gentleman who showed us the place when we arrived was so sweet and friendly, and entertaining. We didn't see any Zen services while we were there, but you definitely can feel the Zen. Clean, calm. The simple rooms with tatami mats were relaxing, and decorated with very authentic lovely Zen Buddhist items like... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Takayama Zenkoji Temple is definitely a highly recommended place to stay. This is a quiet place despite being located in one of the main road in Takayama. It is about 8 minutes walk from the bus or train station. Walking to The Takayama Jinya takes just 3 minutes. It's kitchen is well equipped where we can prepare some of our... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

We had the back room, which was quite big and looked over the garden. The bathroom is very simple, but clean. The staff is very nice. We really liked the Zen atmosphere. Furthermore it is central location for discovering Takayama and its surroundings. Highly recommended!

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Pavia, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Temple guesthouse located in the city center (at a walking distance from everything), it offers a traditional futon sleeping accomodation. One of the staff members, Yukina, was very kind and gave us a warm welcome showing us around the guesthouse. It has shared bathrooms and kitchen and it is suitable for travelers on a budget. You need to e-mail directly... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We are a crew family (Commercial airline staff) who has a really short vacation trip. So we seriously searched the safe place, nearest to the best of Hida beef yakiniku and easy to travelling especially somewhere close to the bus center. Accidentally, we found Hida Takayama Zenkoji temple Inn at this site make us interested. We received the best cooperation... More 

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Loved it here, clean, tidy, friendly staff, excellent facilities (including free lockers, large and fully stocked kitchen to use, free lockers and computer and laundry at a small charge) and a lovely setting in the temple building, with a nice little zen garden out the back. The temple is a 'working' one, with a shrine which can be used and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

My partner and I recently travelled to Japan together and our first stop was Takayama in the alps! After a stressful circumstance before our travels, we decided Zenkoji would be the perfect place to unwind, and we were absolutely right. Just walking distance from the JR station and bus terminals, Zenkoji is in a perfect position, close to local markets,... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This temple was a wonderful place to stay! I had my futon immediately next to the shrine, so that was a comfortable idea to fall asleep with. They also have the traditional rooms below the shrine where you are to find the key in total darkness. It's a spiritual experience - try it. The bathrooms are clean, and the kitchen... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We were given a very large roo and the showers/WCs are very clean and overall the place is very good value for money for backpackers. Good location too with walking distance to all shrines/temples and JR Station. Yukina the hostess/trainee priest was just too sweet for words with her thorough tour and rules and regs she gave us. details such... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Very cheap for Japan, beautiful tatami rooms which open onto floor to ceiling windows overlooking a zen garden. Kind and helpful hosts, and really good and clean kitchen facilities. We were travelling as a family and it was really useful to have this. Well located for exploring the rest of Takayama. Plus, there is a basement where you can achieve... More 

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Address: 4-3 Tenman-cho, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture
Location: Japan > Chubu > Gifu Prefecture > Takayama
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 25
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