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Madrid
Reviewed August 16, 2016

What an incredible place!! They picked us up from the station and the drive to the hotel takes about 10 minutes. We were greeted by the staff who were incredibly friendly and helpful. The setting by the river is beautiful. The room fantastic and onsen very inviting. The food, both dinner and breakfast were exceptional. We stayed 2 nights so...

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Reviewed July 25, 2016

Stayed in Wanosato for during the Takayama festival. We have stayed in a number of ryokans before but Wanosato was definitely a highlight. As mentioned in other reviews, Wanosato is about 30 mins outside of Takayama and really gives you a feeling of being in the country. The greeting we received in the fireplace area really set the tone. The...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Wanosato is located about 30 minutes away from Takayama city. The ryokan looks very traditional and cozy. Next to the ryokan is a river, which add even more unique feel to the place. We stayed here for 1 night. Our room is a cottage type. There 4 seperate sections in the cottage. 3 tatami rooms and 1 bathroom. Since the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 16, 2016

This was the final Ryokan in our two week trip to Japan and was a great place to end our holiday. The place itself is not that convenient as it is a good 30 min drive from town so you need to arrange a pick up by the hotel or get a taxi (btw - there are plenty of taxis...

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 13, 2016

If considering coming to Wanosato you really ought to visit the Hida folk village in Takayama first. There you will see ancient houses of the region and the characteristics of their interiors and the lives their inhabitants lived in past centuries. That puts the experience into context. We drove to Wanosato and whilst sat nav got us to right outside...

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Hood River, Oregon
Reviewed May 7, 2016

We had high expectations for Wanosato, given the great reviews. It is charming in many ways (attractive setting, rooms, and onsen and good food well served), but here are some of the issues we encountered. Being cherry blossom season, when we made reservations nearly a year in advance, our party of two couples was required to take a single suite...

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Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is amazing. You feel in peace and relaxed being there. The hotel service is incredible and the onsen just perfect. The food is fantastic. Going there to relax is exactly what one needs after being in busy Tokyo. Going to Wanosato is worth every penny. Sleeping and hearing the river is an experience we will never forget. If...

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London
Reviewed January 16, 2016

Wanosato is located deep in a valley alongside a gushing mountain stream, 20 minute's drive from Takayama station and in its own little hamlet. The Ryokan will send a driver to pick you up at Takayama if you arrange in advance. As usual, there is virtually no english spoken so keep communication simple. The main building itself has four rooms,...

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Jakarta
Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

We booked this ryokan after seeing its picture in one of travel book. When we arrived, we found out it is much more than what the picture showed. I had very good communication exchange with this ryokan during reservation, very responsive and quick reply. We were picked up at Takayama Station. It took around 25 min to get to the...

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singapore
Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Had the opportunity to stay for a night in this luxury ryokan in takayama. The owner (an interesting and friendly old lady) kindly upgraded us to their top room and it's breath taking. I have stayed in many beautiful resorts and the view of this room is definitely one of, if not the most surreal. The river and forest seemed...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Wanosato

Address: 1682 Ichinomiyacho, Takayama 509-3505, Gifu Prefecture
Location: Japan > Chubu > Gifu Prefecture > Takayama > Hidatakayama Onsen
Price Range: $391 - $822 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Wanosato 4.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Takayama
#5 Family Hotel in Takayama
#6 Luxury Hotel in Takayama
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“The outhouses are a bit bothersome in winter. I would guess in summer they would provide a different experience.”
  • Hida room main building
  • outhouses
 of 5 bubbles Stinkaroo, Jan 16, 2016 | Read review
“i like the rooms in the main building better, if it rains the mud road is hard to walk on at night.”
 of 5 bubbles yotsu, Oct 28, 2015 | Read review
“See if there is a choice of room available”
 of 5 bubbles Satisha63, Feb 11, 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room overlooking the stream in back.”
 of 5 bubbles blycox, Jan 31, 2015 | Read review
“All the accommodation is set in woodland cottages.”
 of 5 bubbles NewOldGit, May 25, 2014 | Read review
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