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Austin, Texas
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our stay at the Rickshaw. We had a traditional Japanese style room with a dining area and kitchen. We liked being able to cook breakfast there. Staff was very helpful with information about onsen's which we were interested in going to. Our room was a bit musty and the toilet area could be remodeled I think. Overall though... More 

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Brisbane
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71 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great central location, everywhere in town is within walking distance. Friendly English speaking staff. Clean and quiet rooms, although they are Japanese style they have comfortable western style mattresses instead of futons on the floor. There is a sink in the room and the share toilet and shower is across the hall. They have a great lounge with a library... More 

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力車イン, Manager at Rickshaw Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind and honest review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Yes, we do indeed provide western style mattresses for some of our Japanese style rooms as we find that they are much more comfortable for our guests. We do hope that you decide to return here sometime in... More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Rickshaw Inn is conveniently located between Takayama train station and the older part of the town, about 10 min easy walk each way. I had a Western-style twin room on the second floor. It was by far the largest of the five hotel rooms I stayed in on my current Japan trip. It was nice to have a spacious shower... More 

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力車イン, Manager at Rickshaw Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind and honest review. We apologise for the negative experience you had while staying here. Unfortunately we have had a few issues with the car park next door and although it does instruct people not to keep their engines running, occasionally there are inconsiderate people that do so anyway. As for your towels, we... More 

Denver, Colorado
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75 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Hotel was ideally located. Many English speaking staff that were amazingly helpful, especially Nick. We had a Japanese style room with private bath. Very clean and comfortable. Enjoyed the space in the room to have tea. We also spent one night in the "family room" which was very large, but fairly dark. We preferred the Japanese style room that we... More 

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力車イン, Manager at Rickshaw Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind and honest review. I really appreciate this feedback as it allows us to improve our establishment. We are happy to hear that you pretty much overall enjoyed your stay with us and I am personally delighted to hear that I made you feel welcome. We do hope that you decide to return here... More 

TIGARD, OREGON
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9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Excellent front desk service, very friendly and helpful. The room was very comfortable and quite and reasonable priced. Great location in the center of town with very good restaurants nearby. Hotel location a short walk to train and bus stations.Easy walk to main attractions. I'll be back!

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力車イン, Manager at Rickshaw Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind and honest review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Rickshaw Inn is indeed in a very convenient location, being only 5 minutes from the train station and from the old town. We do hope that you decide to return here sometime in the future! All the best,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

We had a very nice stay in very nice looking rooms. And the hosts have been so friendly to us. I recommend to stay there. convenient to get there because of walking distance to trainstation with good Restaurants around (hosts will assist you with recommendations).

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力車イン, Manager at Rickshaw Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind and honest review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We pride ourselves on being as friendly and helpful as possible. We do hope that you decide to return here sometime in the future! All the best, Nick Graves Manager Rickshaw Inn More 

New York City, New York
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26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

This is a small & basic place. We stayed in a Western-style room, which could benefit from a brighter carpet & bedspreads. Beds were low to the floor & hard, which I found comfortable; with very soft duvet covers & good sheets. Room was very clean; bathroom motel-like but w/ excellent shower. Free wi-fi worked very well & there were... More 

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力車イン, Manager at Rickshaw Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind and honest review. We're delighted to hear that you were overall satisfied with your stay with us. We do hope that you decide to return here sometime in the future! All the best, Nick Graves Manager Rickshaw Inn More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

What I loved about the Rickshaw is really their stellar location (three short blocks from the central old town district). They also have a very nice, comfortable common room, great for weary families to hang out in with their kids while planning or recovering from the day's activities. Their two large family-style rooms are equally great and quiet. For the... More 

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力車イン, 支配人 at Rickshaw Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind and honest review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Rickshaw Inn is indeed in a very convenient location, being only 5 minutes from the train station and from the old town. We do hope that you decide to return here sometime in the future! All the best,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

I was a little worried as this was ranked as a 2 star facility and many of the reviews weren't so great. BUT we were so pleasantly surprised! We booked the Sakura room which is the western/japanese style room as I'm pregnant and needed a private bathroom and we are traveling with a 1.5 year old son. The room is... More 

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力車イン, 支配人 at Rickshaw Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for kind review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us here in Takayama and we really appreciate your kind review. We have recently uploaded new photographs to our website, so hopefully they will do us better justice than our previous ones did. We do hope that you decide to stay with... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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65 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

Recently stayed here for 2 nights. Really friendly people, conveniently located, good sized room (we had Japanese style), futon and pillows were comfy and covers were warm enough. Shared bathroom facilities were nice and clean. There is also a cute little common room on second floor with a mini library and some couches. However our room was smelly. Not exactly... More 

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力車イン, 支配人 at Rickshaw Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your honest review and feedback. We can only apologise for the non-ideal experience you had with your room here. Normally our rooms are cleaned, disinfected and aired out thoroughly, however in the warmer months as with anywhere else in Japan, we occasionally have a problem with humidity and odors. The only explanation I can give... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay at our comfortable,reasonably-priced and stylish Japanese Inn, catering to the independent traveler.We are very conveniently located in central Takayama, within 6 minutes walking distance of the station, and with easy access to the major tourist sights.English-speaking staff welcome you with a big smile. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rickshaw Inn

Address: 54 Suehirocho, Takayama 506-0016, Gifu Prefecture
Location: Japan > Chubu > Gifu Prefecture > Takayama
Price Range: $81 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Rickshaw Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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