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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Small rooms like everywhere in Japan but good bedding, a real mattress on a tatami mat with a wonderful duvet. We even had a sofa which was great as it is difficult always to get off the floor.Great common room with good sitting arrangements and a very small kitchen with one burner and fridge. Sufficient for a few days. It... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in this ryokan for two nights and we loved everything about this hotel. The beds (traditional futons on the floor) were the most confortable we had during the whole trip. The breakfast was delicious and the owner was really nice. Also they have parking places for a small fee. There a lovely living room were the guests can... More 

Thank Ana C
Montricher, Switzerland
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17 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Rickshaww inn offers a nice traditional Japanese feel in the very nice town of Takayama. Although the rooms don't necessarily offer anything special, it's the staff that made me rate this as a 4 star place. A very nice bonus is the youth-hostel-like living space, which has a small kitchen and very nicely creates a place to hang out... More 

Thank Joost v
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the only available room through hotel.com for two nights but it turns out to be quite small for my family (two adults and two kids under 5 years old). We stayed in room 301 which is next to the common washroom. My room has some funny smell and it was quite hot without air-conditioner in July. After we... More 

Thank Ben C
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52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed just one night in the lovely town of Takayama, but to be honest, we could well have stayed another, especially as we were in a lovely room in the Rickshaw Inn. It was Room 101, at the back, a suite really, with a little kitchen and sitting area, and a lovely, spacious tatami bedroom we slept like logs... More 

Thank pxyzyzygy
力車イン, Reception Clerk at Rickshaw Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review.We're very glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Extremely honoured to be mentioned in person and will pass your kind comments on to Nick.You're welcome to come back any time! More 

Paris, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

+ good location close to the station and Takayama's attractions, big room with a sink (we had a Japanese small twin room), clean room and bathroom - the staff seemed friendly but it was sometimes a bit hard to catch one of them

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

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 

Thank josiah97
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71 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

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 

Thank Takemeaway01
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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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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82 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 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 

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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: $77 - $170 (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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