We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 36 Kanazawa B&Bs / inns

Sumiyoshiya

54 Jitsukenmachi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture 920-0906, Japan
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Sumiyoshiya to your Saves list
Sumiyoshiya
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
You must enter dates to see the best prices.
95%
Ranked #2 of 36 Kanazawa B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jaycogal2012 Munich, Germany
  • Overview
  • Reviews (85)
  • Photos (65)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (7)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

85 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    57
    23
    5
    0
    0
See reviews for
15
38
20
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (7)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Munich, Germany
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights and from the moment we walked in to the moment we left were treated really well. The rooms were beautifully laid out and quite large. We had a room with a private toilet but used the shared bathroom. The bathroom was a sanctuary and the deep soaking bath fantastic. We also chose the Japanese... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Comboyne, Australia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As everyone says, this place is great.Spent 35 days in Japan and stayed in 8 different Ryokans and for the price of this Ryokan would have to rate as one of the best.Very helpful staff and owners, off course the food was great and to top it off, Kanazawa city is a very nice place.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Aberdeen, UK
Top Contributor
154 reviews 154 reviews
56 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This ryokan is lovely, nice rooms, very friendly and helpful staff. Close to everything and they lent us bikes at no charge to explore the city. We didn't eat here so can't comment on the food. Good price compared to other places we stayed. would recommend.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
28 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Love the breakfast and Japanese tea they prepare. The toilet is sparkly clean. It is a short walk from Kanazawa Station and walking distance to most of the city's attractions. I wouldn't hesitate to stay there again!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Vancouver, BC
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
23 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Should have stayed longer. The owner, Mie, was totally wonderful- arranged every last detail of our experience in Kanazawa, and always with a smile. The food was great, and plentiful, the location perfect.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Seattle, Washington
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Sumiyoshiya offers a wonderful Japanese guesthouse (ryokan) experience in the warmest imaginable environment. Everyday, guests are greeted with the sincerest hospitality. The entire guesthouse is impeccably clean, and the location is terrific. As a bonus, Mie speaks great English and will help with every tourist question. It was a wonderful, wonderful experience!!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Australia
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
42 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We followed the positive reviews of others to this ryokan – our first experience of the traditional Japanese inn-style accommodation, and delighted we did. Our room (#12) on the ground floor was spacious, with 3 separate elements – a small ‘entrance’ area and private toilet, our main room, and a separate space with wash basin/mirror, and luggage area with windows... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Narita
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I stayed at sumiyoshiya for 2 nights in winter. The location is only a short walk away from the markets and the samurai and geisha districts which is very handy. The host here goes above and beyond to make sure you have an amazing stay. The room was lovely and big and had a nice view out onto the garden.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014 via mobile

Our host Mie spoke beautiful English, and was so kind to help us make my parent's 41st wedding anniversary really special. She was considerate, adaptable, and really responsive. The courtyard views were gorgeous, and the only possible improvement might be changing fluro light globes for warmer colours! Thanks again!

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Hong Kong, China
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
24 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

I love Sumiyoshiya. Location on a quiet street but convenient as a base to major attractions in Kanazawa. The famed Kenrokuen garden is just less than 15 min walk away and the Kanazawa castle is less than 300m from the ryokan. Meanwhile, the busy business district of Koribo and Omicho market is just less than 100m smacked behind the ryokan.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Sumiyoshiya, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Sumiyoshiya? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Sumiyoshiya

Address: 54 Jitsukenmachi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture 920-0906, Japan
Location: Japan > Chubu > Ishikawa Prefecture > Kanazawa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, BookingOdigeoWL and HostelWorld so you can book your Sumiyoshiya reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

65 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (52)
Viewed
Room/suite (25)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (11)
Viewed
Dining (8)
Viewed
Other (8)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (14)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Room/suite (1)
Viewed
Other (11)

Amenities

Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sumiyoshiya Ryokan is located Kanazawa City of Japan. Close to the Kenroku-en Garden, Omi-cho fish Market. Our Ryokan has the longest history of 300 years among all the Ryokans in such Kanazawa.We are simple and small Inn though, all through the ages we find customer's smile encouraging and will continue to our Ryokan business in future as well. Please relax at Sumiyoshiya Ryokan and have a pleasant day! ... more   less 
Number of rooms
13

Questions & Answers

Enter your question for this accommodation's staff to answer. Other travelers may answer as well.
    Posting guidelines

    See which rooms travelers prefer