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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Wonderful stay at Wataya. Staff members were nice, rooms were very large and spacious. Dinner was traditional Japanese multi-course and very filling. The baths were good, a little unfortunate that you need to pay for private use (our next ryokan had free bookings).

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Seoul, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Calm and peaceful place. I stayed for 2 days with my wife and father. The facilities and small garden is a good and felt Japanese tradition. Baths are small, but my family felt good due to calm and quietness. We had breakfast and dinner for 2 days, and it tasted good especially to my father. In overall, I was satisfied... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The setting is beautiful, but we didn't feel much genuine warmth in the place. Everything had a price tag--for example, they wanted to charge extra if we wanted to take a private bath (other ryokans just tell you that you can use the ofuro if it is not being used and you can just lock the door). The garden is... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
★☆ Wataya is a ryokan, which is a type of traditional Japanese Inn. ☆★ 【 Guests can enjoy the beautiful Japanese garden on-site. 】 Wataya is in the distance of 10 minutes walk from ≪ Karatsu station ≫ and ≪ Karatsu castle. ≫ Dishes were cooked with the utmost care by chef. SInce sea is nearby, guests can enjoy various fresh seafood cuisine. ★This inn offers free Wi-Fi in each room. ★Parking: 30 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wataya

Address: 5-10 Daimyokoji, Karatsu 847-0012, Saga Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kyushu-Okinawa > Saga Prefecture > Karatsu
Price Range: $120 - $365 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Wataya 3.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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