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Murataya Ryokan

1-5-2 Katamachi, Kanazawa 920-0981, Ishikawa Prefecture
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did a quick 1.5-day visit to Kanazawa from Takayama before heading back to Osaka and decided we would avoid big hotels and stay somewhere a little more traditional. Murataya Ryokan was honestly the greatest decision! It's about 10-15 minutes away from Kanazawa station by taxi or you can take the bus (located in Katamachi district). We were welcomed with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

A friend and I stayed at Murataya ryokan for three nights. It was the best choice I made. Granted it is not within a walking distance from the Kanazawa JR station, but it is smack dab in downtown Kanazawa within walking distance from all the major attractions: museums, Kenrokuen, Kanazawa castle & park, Samurai quarters, geisha quarters AND the shopping... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Stayed here for a night. The innkeepers were a group of nice chaps who are very helpful, especially when we consulted them on popular local restaurants. They have actually prepared a hand-drawn map of the popular places and restaurants around the inn for hotel guests ! Rooms are clean and comfortable. Would need to take a bus from Kanazawa Station... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

I had to stay one night in Kanazawa to catch a 7.30am flight from Komatsu airport the next day, and found Murataya Ryokan just right. The one-person room was quite spacious and worth it for the 4,900 yen I paid. I enjoyed the ryokan bath which has just enough space for two people but is more comfortable for one. There... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights in November. The rooms were clean and good sized with a comfortable futon and great heater. The shared bathroom and shower were also extremely clean.The ryokan is in a wonderful location for walking to see the sites. Yuichi was so helpful in giving us directions but in also recommending the best sushi restaurants in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

We've just visited there during Kanazawa marathon. Murataya is a really nice ryokan with great price! The place is clean and nice. Though we had to do share bath & toilets, it was a great experience. The bath is nice and hot which is a great way to relax after a day of walking! My two year old really enjoyed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Firstly, it's in a fantastic location, really central to shops and restaurants. The whole place is immaculately clean, and no wonder really given the comment below! The rooms were great. Really nice, great size and all the bedding was really comfortable. The Western breakfast was really good. The owner spent quite a bit of time on our arrival cleaning the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Murataya is a very good ryokan at an excellent price - they've got a very nice staff as well! My friend and I stayed here after 5 very cramped nights in a ryokan in Tokyo, so the spaciousness was much appreciated. The rooms were a great size, very clean, very traditional, and very comfortable. The bathrooms are shared, so if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

This small family run hotel is nestled away from the main streets and is a traditional hotel. This means that the toilets are shared (with the traditional wooden shoes) as are the men's and women's communal baths. The baths have a hot bath (think of a hot tub with no bubbles!) as well as the individual washing stations which you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

This is a great little ryokan with friendly staff. Depending on your room, you might need crampons to get up the staircase, and our room was indeed small, but very comfortable ...and let's face it; If you're looking for huge rooms and rolling plains, you're in the wrong country. If you're a first timer in Japan, don't forget to read... More 

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