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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed August 10, 2016

I spent 24 days traveling around japan with a friend, visiting a new city every 2 days. Before we hit Tokyo and prepared to fly home, we made a last minute decision to visit Yamagata and stay here. The entire trip was great, but as the title says, just staying here was my best memory about it. I don't have...

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

Our time at Mintori hut has been wonderful. We were so lucky a spot opened up due to a cancellation. Staying at this Minshuku (guesthouse) gave us the best sleeping experience in Japan so far. Sato-San (who speaks English well by the way) goes beyond himself to make you feel at home, together with his wife. He picked us (and...

1Thank Babs S
Sendai, Japan
Reviewed February 26, 2014

A minshuku (traditional Japanese style of accommodation where the owner lives on site) cross hostel, Mintaro Hut is an unspoiled treasure in Yamagata. With a communal kitchen/common area, and breakfast included in the room rate, it's easy to meet new, friendly people. There are a couple of regulars who travel through and enjoy hanging out in the evenings, so be...

1Thank Tazz C
Houten, The Netherlands
Reviewed July 14, 2010

This is the best place we stayed at in the last 3 years we went to Japan. We were sad to go away! The owner and his wife are very friendly people. It was so nice to have dinner every evening with them and the other guests. The house is very clean and the cats are so cute. Really the...

1Thank edwardwilly
Reviewed May 19, 2010

It felt like home stay. The house is very clean and the owner and wife are kind and generous. Guests can have access to lots of free food in the fridge. Their cats are friendly and adorable too. It was sakura peak during my stay there. The walk from the house to the station is lined with many beautiful sakura...

1Thank Aki_07
Reviewed September 14, 2009

During my stay last week, the owner is very kind to drive me from the station to the hostel, which pretty much looks like a normal house in Japan but with more bedrooms and bathrooms to accomodate travelers. Unlike many hostels in Japan, my bed is not a bunk bed, which is a very pleasant surprise. At the back of...

1Thank scorpius77
Reviewed October 19, 2008

My husband and I stayed in the guest house for a night... it took us a while before we can reached the destination... when we went into the guest house, the friendly owner welcome us and what impressed us most is that the house is so cosy and nice... This was in fact the most cosy and nice accomodation that...

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Additional Information about Guest House Mintaro Hut

Address: 5-13 Otemachi, Yamagata 990-0046, Yamagata Prefecture
Location: Japan > Tohoku > Yamagata Prefecture > Yamagata > Yamagata Station
Price Range: $31 - $55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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