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1-64 Okamotocho, Takayama 506-0054, Gifu Prefecture
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

This Ryokan is located close to the Takayama station and the main attractions of Takayama are within walking distance. Still, since the station is close by, busses are also within reach. The staff is really friendly, and the food is absolutely delicious. I highly recommend the japanese breakfast here, what a treat!! We stayed in a rather spacious tatami room,... More 

Thank Anton_Steen
Forster NSW
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17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

This was a nice surprise, very friendly staff, shared bathrooms and toilets and hot baths, but we never had to wait, it all worked. Robes, towels changed each day, and the traditional dinners (2) were delightful. Breakfasts can be western style or Japanese style, and start at 7.00am on the dot, if you want breakfast it is at 7.00am. Busy... More 

Thank andrew55b
Goulburn, Australia
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

The Ryokan was in a central location, only a short walk from the train station and good walking distance to the town attractions (10-15 minutes from town centre/shops).The family who ran the ryokan were very welcoming and friendly. They cooked excellent food for breakfasts and dinners. One of our group members had her birthday while we were here, and they... More 

Thank Elcee35
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

I kind of think that this should be more of a three star review, but giving an 'average' does not really seem fair either. Our main problem with the place were very, very thin walls. You could hear every noise from the rooms next door, door opening and closing, conversations, people coughing, etc. This of course stopped at night and... More 

Thank MissRou
Winchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic traditional ryokan, with good facilities including both ladies and gents hot bath, friendly and helpful staff and tasty and beautifully presented food. Both breakfast and dinner were very tasty. Served Japanese style but with pits under the table so much, much easier for Westerners to sit under. I'd stay here again if I came back to Japan.

1 Thank ChelseaD51
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

Centrally located, this is a very nice Ryokan with an awesome friendly staff. It has shared toilet and bathrooms but very clean and well maintained. The hot pool is ok, don't expect something fancy but it does the job. The breakfast is super great and served with love. The room is well equipped and the matrices are very cosy to... More 

Thank Gil O
Brisbane, Queensland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 587 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

We have been staying in quite a few ryokan around Japan - sleeping on futons on the floor in smallish rooms - just like Sosuke. Sosuke is a nice ryokan, with some wardrobe space (including space to get your suitcases out of the way), a low table and cushions, a small flat-screen TV that we never bothered with, towels, yukata... More 

Thank seagullrob
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Our family of 5 stayed for four nights at Sosuke in Takayama. Our stay was perfect, the hosts exceeded all our expectations offering excellent advice on all the best sights ensuring we had a fabulous time exploring Takayama and the stunning surrounding areas. The rooms were traditional however every extra comfort was provided including fresh towels everyday. The breakfast was... More 

1 Thank Kathy D
Sacramento, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

Minshuku Sosuke it a short walk from Takayama Station, across the street from the Takayama Green Hotel. The food is excellent and very cheap, I would recommend eating dinner there every night you stay. Sosuke also has a small bathing room, but for a real onsen, just head across the street to the Takayama Green, they have a gigantic one.... More 

2 Thank mylekorales
Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Of all the places I stayed during my travels in Japan Minshuku Sousuke was the worst. It's located near the train station and the staff speak English well, but the room you get is spartan, derelict, and overlooking a noisy road. Hilariously, the owners left a note on the table saying something like "this room might look ramshackle but we... More 

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Address: 1-64 Okamotocho, Takayama 506-0054, Gifu Prefecture
Location: Japan > Chubu > Gifu Prefecture > Takayama
Price Range: $111 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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