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Murataya Ryokan

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Far from Kanazawa - Very disappointing Ryokan - in need of urgent refurbishment. certainly traditional but old and smelly stuff - very friendly staff - average cleanliness - ugly and out dated onsen. old towels - average food. not recommended

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed February 4, 2017

If you are looking for a real japanese experience, this is the place! As all the japanese hotels/hostels and ryokans, this place is so clean and quite. The room is cozy, in a very sweet japanese style! I payed for a japanes breakfast and it was so good! Just loved everything about it!

Thank NiniBel
Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

My traveling partner and I stayed for two nights at this family run ryokan. It was a short walk from many of the attractions Kanazawa had to offer. The staff were friendly, accommodating, and kind. We had our favorite sushi meal at Ippei sushi next door at their recommendation. The onsen was small, but very relaxing. It is a great...

Thank Nicole R
Reviewed November 30, 2016

I spent one night at Murataya while visiting Kanazawa and I liked this little family run ryokan. Location is very good, right behind a busy, bustling area, but nestled in a quiet little side street. It’s just a 10-15 minutes walk to the Kenrokuen and the contemporary art museum. I was welcomed by a young man who spoke good English...

Thank Raging_Hamster
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

This ryokan offers great service and a good location for a steal. The owners/staff were extremely helpful with everything from the room, to directions and food/entertainment recommendations. I couldn't get used to the shared shower facility though. 1 per gender for the whole place, so you had to walk up and down checking if it was unoccupied. My room was...

Thank AnitaDB86
St. Paul
Reviewed November 16, 2016

The best thing about Murataya is its location. It is situated right in the middle of the city and great access to food places and attractions. 10 minutes walk to Kenrokuen, Nagamachi, or the Nishi Chaya districts. Also just a short stroll to the main Katamachi area to hop on to the circular bus route going around Kanazawa city. Murata-ya...

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Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

A relatively small ryokan, very beautiful yet unpretentious. Extremely friendly staff. Great value for your money. Good location near a bus stop and within walking distance to Kanazawa's main attractions. They don't provide dinner, which is nice because other places force it upon you when all you're looking for is a simple bowl of ramen. There is also a hot...

Thank Engrist E
Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

I HIGHLY recommend staying at Murataya Ryokan. Throughout our stay, we were welcomed warmly and given sound advice about the local area including where the best restaurants were. This advice even stretched to the host offering to come with us to a restaurant that did not speak English. We were also given reliable advice about the next leg of our...

Thank Daniel J
Reviewed June 14, 2016

Nothing but good things to say about the Murataya Ryokan in the lovely city of Kanazawa. First of all its location is excellent, in the middle of downtown, close to the tourist bus that takes you to all the sites, restaurants and shopping, but down a quiet side street away from the hustle and bustle. The ryokan is charming. Impeccably...

Thank KarinaM
all over
Reviewed May 1, 2016

Murataya was a special place from the moment we stepped in the door and were welcomed with a cup of a tea and local sweet. The staff were incredibly helpful and attentive, our room was excellent in the Japanese style, as was the breakfast. We could not have been happier with our experience, everything was just as we hoped for...

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Address: 1-5-2 Katamachi, Kanazawa 920-0981, Ishikawa Prefecture
Location: Japan > Chubu > Ishikawa Prefecture > Kanazawa
Price Range: $49 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“Our first floor room was very quiet and convenient for the bathroom.”
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