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Chorakuen

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323 Tamayucho Tamatsukuri, Matsue 699-0201, Shimane Prefecture
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Ranked #6 of 64 Hotels / Ryokan in Matsue
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

For the non-Japanese visitor, this ryokan gives a glimpse into a way of life that is both gracious, unhurried and supremely refreshing. I only wish we could have stayed more than two days! The service is unbelievably attentive, without being intrusive; the gardens are beautiful and exquisitely maintained; the food is wonderfully prepared; while the rooms are quiet and lovely,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

For the international visitor, just a few days here, and a visit to the amazing Izumo Taisha Shrine will give you a rare and memorable experience of Japan. The region of Shimane is called the Land of Myth, and yes, there is a lovely sense of a more relaxed era of Japan here on the north coast. Take the train... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

I booked this hotel for my parents and grandmother as a present. I don't know if there's any local transportation to get there but we drove. This ryokan is walkable to Tamatsukuri Shrine. and it's about a 10min drive to Yaegaki Shrine. The ryokan have a beautiful Japanese garden that the former emperor had a rest once. You can have... More 

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