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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time that I visit the incredible village of Shirakawa-go. Words cannot express the beauty of this timeless place. Shimizu has been my "home" in both occasions and I'm always so happy to come back here. The atmosphere is incredible, the family is extremely kind and the food is exceptionally tasty. I recommend Shimizu to everyone that... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited in late June, and there were no other families in the house that night, so it's very easy for us not having to share the bathrooms with others. But they do have enough bathrooms/toilets for 3 families to share with. The rooms are simple and clean. Meals are good too. The location is away from the main road,... More 

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Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

We arrived around 3:30 from Kanazawa and there were still crowds of people from tour busses. By 4:30 the crowds were gone and you could walk the streets only seeing one or two people. We took a walk after dinner to listen to the frogs singing in the rice paddies. We left on the 9:30 bus for Takayama just as... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

The minshuku is situated at the quiet end of the village with a great view of the mountain and the fields. Air is fresh and clean. Rooms are very tidy and comfortable. Good supply of hot water and electricity. The host is a lady who speaks very good English. She is friendly and efficient. The three spots she recommended are... More 

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Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

We stayed one nights in this house. food was fantastic. Owner was really helpful and welcoming. room was good. there is nice oncen nearby that you can get discounted ticket from house owner. Shirakawa was one of my best experiences in Japan.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

We had a great o/n stay in Shirakawa-go at Shimizu Inn. The lady owner was very nice and spoke English which was very helpful. Dinner & breakfast were excellent. It was easy to get to and at the end of the village which allowed for an opposite perspective to the lookout and very near the three farmhouses which appear in... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

It was our first family trip to Japan including my parents, sister, uncle and aunt. We really loved the homely warmth which Shimizu provided. The host and hostess were were helpful and kind. We were provided full-onboard meal package when we booked via Shirakawa-go Tourist association. We were given 2 adjacent rooms for 7 of us. The food for dinner... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

Shimizu Ryokan located end of the village from viewpoint but I love it because of beautiful snow mountains view from this ryokan . It's peaceful and cosy place to stay. The owner serving delicious Japanese style dinner and breakfast . Just that only with one bathroom that need to take turns while the ryokan is full , anyway , still... More 

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New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Shimizu is in a beautiful, peaceful location at the end of the village, a little difficult to find but away from the crowds and noise. The view from the entrance is beautiful, looking out over the fields towards the mountains. The inn was comfortable and homely, and the shared bathroom facilities were functional and clean. The highlight was the meals... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We booked this accommodation through the Japanese Guesthouses website which was quick and easy. Although this traditional farmhouse is probably as far from the bus station as you could get, it was easy to find and very quiet. The room was small but cosy with more than enough heating. Make sure you book your room with breakfast and dinner as... More 

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Additional Information about Shimizu

Address: 2613 Ogi-machi, Ono-gun, Shirakawa-mura 501-5627, Gifu Prefecture
Location: Japan > Chubu > Gifu Prefecture > Ono-gun > Shirakawa-mura
Number of rooms: 3
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