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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This Ryokan is simply amazing, the decoration of the place is just fantastic, you get that old "traditional" atmosphere since the very first step into the house, which in itself feels like a very awesome museum; yet the house has all the modern commodities you can wish for. It is located close to the river with views to it and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A stay in a traditional Ryokan was on my to do list for visiting Japan and Sumiyoshi did not let me down. It was wonderful. We stayed two nights and I just fell in love with this place. From the hard working, lovely elderly owners who wave you off down the street to the stray well fed cat who looks... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place to stay with beautiful people running it. They let me check-in early. The room was lovely and it had a heater which made it even more cosy. There are communal/shared bathrooms and toilets. I used the small bathroom on the ground floor and there was a small onsen in there too. It's great, as when you use the... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sumitoshi Ryokan is the first ryokan style that we have experienced and it was wonderful!. We have stay in the room with shared bathroom on ground floor. Even the room was on the ground floor next to the street but really quiet and we have a good sleep the Japanese mattress. Shared bathroom is Japanese onsen style but allow us... More 

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Ra'anana, Israel
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not much to add here to what was said in other reviews, just that it was our family's favorite accommodation in Japan. It is a special place with special people running it. We stayed here during the Takayama Fall festival, which takes place just across the river. Very convenient. Food was great. and the hot tub will get you addicted.

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This ryokan is hidden away, by the river. The owner and staff are charming and welcoming. We were given a large room opening to the river. It is the sort of place that makes you reluctant to leave and explore the city.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted to make sure we stayed in at least one Ryokan during our trip to Japan - we definitely weren't disappointed with Sumiyoshi. We were greeted with matcha tea on arrival and taken to our room - a very traditional tatami-mat room (we went for one with a private bathroom). The view of the river from our room was... More 

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great place to try a ryokan. Such a friendly place, lovely people and they looked after us so well. Little English spoken but it didn't matter at all. The home spun experience was great. Our room overlooked the river and we sat at the window listening to the sound of the water. Dinner in our room in our kimonos was... More 

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Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

What a great way to relax for a few days. Excellent location. Our 2 night stay included one dinner and of course breakfast each morning. The Sushi Dinner was excellent and the presentation was outstanding. The hot bath was perfect in every way. This is a must stop if you are anywhere near Takayama.

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Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

I stayed there for 2 nights and the staff is extremely helpful and friendly. Location is superb. It's by the river and most of the touristic spots are within walking distance. I would definitely recommend if you are also looking for a traditional Japanese accommodation.

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Traditional merchant house style Ryokan built in Taisho era. (1912)SUMIYOSHI RYOKAN located MIYAGAWA riverside and central TAKAYAMA city.Ideally located for sightseeing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sumiyoshi Ryokan

Address: 4 Hon-machi, Takayama 506-0011, Gifu Prefecture
Location: Japan > Chubu > Gifu Prefecture > Takayama
Price Range: $153 - $215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sumiyoshi Ryokan 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“All rooms have awesome views, you can't go wrong with any of them!”
 of 5 bubbles MrSLanGleyShoryu, 2 days ago | Read review
“Room with garden view is nice”
  • Ryokan Japanese family room
  • Shared wash basin
  • Shared bathroom (Private use allow)
 of 5 bubbles Cindy_Sineepun, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“River view rooms are fubulous”
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“Book a room with a private bathroom on the second floor - overlooking the river.”
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