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4-3 Tenman-cho, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture, Japan
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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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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Good location for exploring Takayama - walking distance from the station. Greeted by a friendly host - who spoke good English. Room was spacious and clean - with electric blankets and a heater (it snowed when we were there in March). Shared bathroom was also clean. Had free WiFi. Recommend it.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Stayed here for 5 nights (25/12 - 30/12/13) in winter. I bought the Nouhi 4-days bus pass to explore the surrounding Okuhida Onsen area and Shirakawago. The room is super big and very clean (see my pictures). The common toilets are also very clean. Wifi is fast enough to Skpe and the kitchen is well-equipped with microwave and cooking tools.... More

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Yokohama, Japan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

I stayed there for 2 nights with my boyfriend. We've been welcomed by a very nice person who spoke good english and had at heart to show and explain us everything so that we would feel comfortable. She even made us choose our room. So we got a huge japanese style room, with a window (actually it's a whole in... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

I stayed here in August with my partner for 3 nights. We stayed in the main double room between the shrine and the beautiful garden and paid JPY5000 per night (it required a reservation by email). The temple was extremely quiet and peaceful, and it was a wonderful experience to stay in a room with paper walls, sliding doors, a... More

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Address: 4-3 Tenman-cho, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture, Japan
Location: Japan > Chubu > Gifu Prefecture > Takayama
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