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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good location with free parking. Not more than 5 mins. walk to the shopping arcade and historical Dogo public bath. Nice Japanese garden, spacious room. Nice environment of the public bath. Yet, there is strange smell of the wood. The standard of breakfast is just acceptable.

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Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We recently spent a couple of nights here, fresh of the plane from Australia. The service was fantastic. We were able to check in early, and because was raining upon checkout the concierge dropped us at the train station. The location was great (easy walking distance to many points of interest), and there's a bus from the airport to the... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

We stayed in this Hotel three years ago, and returned this time, for the impression at that time was good. There were two floors as designated as a non-smoking floor. I think that in all other rooms, smoking is allowed. If you want to avoid the adverse effect of smoking, you should select a room on the 6th and 7th... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

If you can afford to stay here, Funaya will definitely deliver on the traditional ryokan experience for you. A lot of other reviewers say that this place is old/aging, however it does not purport to be a hotel - it is a ryokan, so you won't have the modern getup and same experience as your Park Hyatt or whatever. Having... More 

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Genoa, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

We booked a night at Funaya to enjoy a bath in famous Dogo Onsen (really crowded) but we ended up having our onsen in the hotel itself, more private and really lovely and relaxing. The ryokan is perfectly located to walk around in Dogo Onsen and has its own onsen (indoor and outdoor), as well as a tiny nice japanese... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

We had a large room with twin beds and a large living/tatami area and a balcony. The room overlooked a landscape garden and was quiet. However, the furniture in the room was a bit old fashioned. The bath room was clean but a bit small. The wifi connection inside the room was very weak. Fortunately we had brought our own... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

This famous Ryokan has been around for 200 years and is showing now some wear and tear more of which later. We had a combination of Japanese and Western style room meaning there were two beds (big) but there was also a tatami room with Tokonoma. Nice touch. Not so nice was that both the desk chair and the tatami... More 

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dogo_funaya, 予約課 at Funaya, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your stay at funaya. And,thank you for your feed buck for us. Please to come again so I will do my best with the aim of better inn. We are looking forward to serving you again. Funaya Hotel Kazuki shigematsu More 

Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

We chose to stay at Funaya mainly due to its location. It is only 5 minutes away from the Dogo Onsen area, which is one of the key tourist attractions in Matsuyama. While the hotel is quite dated, it was in decent shape and clean. Our room was incredibly spacious (especially when compared to our cramped night staying in Kochi),... More 

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dogo_funaya, 予約課 at Funaya, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your stay at our hotel. We are very happy to hearing that you have enjoyed your stay with us at FUNAYA. We aim to better inn to strive more. We look forward to welcoming you again. FUNAYA HOTEL Kazuki Shigematsu More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

My wife and I chose Funaya at Dogo Onsen for it's close proximity to Dogo Onsen Station. It is truly just a few minutes walk. We arrived unexpectedly late into Matsuyama Station, so opted for a taxi instead. The cost was less than 1000 yen. When we arrived, we were immediately greeted at the door and our luggage was taken... More 

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dogo_funaya, 予約課 at Funaya, responded to this review

Dear Joe_Aloha Thank you very much for your stay at our hotel. We are very happy to hearing that you have enjoyed your stay with us at FUNAYA. As you noted,our Hotel is located within few minutes walk from Dogo Station and Dogo Onsen.It is very convenient to come and go out everywhere. We exert myself in order to explain... More 

Hong Kong, China
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82 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I stayed probably close to a hundred onsen hotels in Japan over the years and Funaya is probably the worst I have ever stayed. Funaya ranked not bad in tripadvisor and has a website that is rather misleading. I must hate myself for believing the content of the website. The layout and furnishing of lobby reflects that it is not... More 

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dogo_funaya, 予約課 at Funaya, responded to this review

Dear CLau888 Thank you very much for your stay at our hotel. We sincerely apologize. We will do our best to express our hotel properties more clearly. Again thank you very much for your comment. We can continue to improve by our guest's feedback. We all very much hope that you will return to MATSUYAMA again. Sincerely yours, FUNAYA HOTEL... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Funaya has a proud 380-year history. We welcome our guests with courteous Japanese-style hospitality.[Access] From Matsuyama Airport: 40 mins by limousine bus bound for Dogo Onsen, From Dogo-Onsen bus stop: 3 mins on foot.From Matsuyama seaport: 30 mins by limousine bus bound for Dogo Onsen, From Dogo-Onsen bus stop: 3 mins on foot. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Funaya

Address: 1-33 Dogoyunomachi, Matsuyama 790-0842, Ehime Prefecture
Location: Japan > Shikoku > Ehime Prefecture > Matsuyama > Dogo Onsen
Price Range: $248 - $720 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Funaya 3.5*
Number of rooms: 58
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