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Gassho no Yado Magoemon

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Magoemon was everything I was hoping for it to be. We had a cozy small room with a great view onto the garden on the backside of the house. The food was stellar, probably the best we've had on our entire trip. I'd recommend anyone who wants to experience rural Japan to spend at least 1 night at Magoemon, but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

We booked this through Japaneseguesthouses dot com because the innkeeper does not speak English and they don't have online bookings. It was a traditional Gassho style building that had six other guests when we were there (I think that put them at capacity) and we had one of the two rooms facing the back with a waterfall within earshot and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Pros: * Great dinner and breakfast meals! * Great location that's easy to find * Rooms have heated floorboards for added comfort * I thought the price was alright. Cons: * Hospitality was so-so. (We reserved the hotel months in advance and requested the room by the stream. When confirmed our arrival time the day before we arrived). When we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

If you want to experience life in the countryside of Japan, this cozy house really makes that happen. The absolutely best thing for us was the food! Up until this hotel we had been in Japan for over two weeks and the food was kinda OK but nothing special...but here! Don't miss it!

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

My friend and I stayed at Magoemon for 1 night in May 2015. The food and facilities were wonderful. However, I had a horrendous experience with beg bugs which ruined my trip to Japan. So future travellers be warned... The night of our stay, we noticed many small light grey and brown stains on our doonas (or quilts). Having had... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

The location is fabulous and romantic. Even if we did not understand a word from the host, but we still felt they were very friendly. But for the quite high price we paid, I find the room very small and the heating was quite complicated. I understood that you could only take a shower in the evening, but I like... More 

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Maebashi, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We had a two days tour at Ogimachi last week and stay overnight here. It was a great experience to stay at an original gassho zukuri minshuku, although not all the equipments are from Edo period, of course ^^ The owner are friendly and if you can speak a little Japanese, it will be very helpful. The food was awesome,... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We arrived early in the morning and there was no problem in leaving our luggage until check in, later in the day. A large and magnificent Gassho-Zukuri home with immense character and within easy walking distance to the main walking bridge. Comfortable and clean tatami floored room with large low table and an effective heater. ''Paper thin'' walls between rooms.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Shirakawa-go is certainly a very interesting location. For the lovers of culture it is an excellent place to go. We spent one night there. The staff is very friendly. They don't speak English or have limit knowledge of it but with some effort you can understand everything. They are cordial and friendly. The rooms are large. It is a traditional... More 

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22 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

It was an unique experience staying in a Gassho-Zukuri for 1Night.The two of us were given a 12-tatami mat big room.Even though we were abit disappointed not getting the river view room but our room was comfortable and we enjoyed sitting outside the room at night admiring the other houses and padi fields.The meals were very delicious with grilled fish,fresh... More 

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Additional Information about Gassho no Yado Magoemon

Address: 360 Ogi-machi, Ono-gun, Shirakawa-mura 501-5627, Gifu Prefecture
Location: Japan > Chubu > Gifu Prefecture > Ono-gun > Shirakawa-mura
Number of rooms: 6
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