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Shizuka Ryokan Japanese Country Spa Retreat

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7 Lakeside Dr, Hepburn Springs, Victoria 3461 Australia
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#2 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Hepburn Springs
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Slip off your shoes and enter the tranquil world of the Japanese ryokan. Hospitality of honour. Zen design. Tatami flooring. Sliding shoji paper screens. A deep soaking bath overlooking your private courtyard garden. "Omakase" dining. Delicious breakfast. Spa and holistic wellness treatments. Australia's renowned Japanese guesthouse, the award-winning Shizuka Ryokan is a tranquil environment in which to relax and reenergise. The accommodation is traditional ... fully authentic in every detail including its architecture, furnishings, gardens, warm hospitality and personalised service. It's a small piece of Japan just 80 minutes drive from Melbourne.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot tub
Yoga classes
Breakfast available
Bicycle rental
Golf course
Taxi service
Parking garage
Wifi
Yoga room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Hiking
Horseback riding
Mini golf
Tennis court offsite
Board games / puzzles
Spa
Body wrap
Facial treatments
Foot bath
Hand massage
Massage
Neck massage
Adults only
Baggage storage
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun terrace
First aid kit
Umbrella
Express check-in / check-out
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Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Room service
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Walk-in shower
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Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Complimentary toiletries
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Languages Spoken
English, Japanese
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kathode2020 wrote a review Jul 2020
Melbourne, Australia1 contribution
Had planned to travel toJapan this year before the pandemic Changed our plans for us- so this was a convenient local consolation- enjoyed the ambience, hospitality, decor, Garden, fountain and friendly staff- And the excellent massage!
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Date of stay: July 2020
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JBAXYZ wrote a review Jul 2020
Melbourne, Australia1 contribution1 helpful vote
Ryokan was beautiful and in a peaceful setting. The room was gorgeous, authentically decorated and overlooked a relaxing traditional garden. We went in winter and the two heating options made for a cozy atmospher. We had amazing massages and the food was to die for. Staff are very friendly and do not get in your way. Highly recommended.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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pierebertus wrote a review Jul 2020
Melbourne, Australia1 contribution
Hotel is located in the middle of Hepburn, close to shops, cafes and restaurant. And yet, surrounding is very peaceful and quite. Good option if you want to do getaway with your partner/spouse. Breakfast was so amazing, you just feel like youre in Kyoto.
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Date of stay: June 2020
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Dianne S wrote a review Jun 2020
Melbourne, Australia3 contributions
First weekend out from COVID 19 lockdown - it was fabulous to get out of town and what a fabulous choice we made. We were greeted with a smile and left the same way. Our room was just as described, the evening meal delicious and the futon was very comfy. The surroundings are beautiful, we walked each morning to get coffee, one morning we were greeted by birds and a kangaroo. The Japanese breakfast is a real delight. You will need 2 nights to fully enjoy all this ryokan has to offer.
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Date of stay: June 2020
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tomY9067KS wrote a review Jun 2020
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We had an amazing time at the Ryokan. The highlights were the shiatsu massage - one of the best I've ever had and the breakfasts and dinner. It was the best Japanese food that I've eaten outside Japan. Very authentic and with a high degree of skill and care in each dish. We'll be back for sure.
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Date of stay: June 2020
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Response from Ryokan, Owner at Shizuka Ryokan Japanese Country Spa Retreat
Responded Jun 18, 2020
Thank you for a lovely review Tom. It was a pleasure to host you both. I just showed our chef and she was so pleased. She said this gives her energy and thank you. Matta ne (see you later). Catherine
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PRICE RANGE
$172 - $256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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shizuka ryokan japanese country spa retreat hotel hepburn springs
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AustraliaVictoriaHepburn Springs
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Shizuka Ryokan Japanese Country Spa Retreat
Which popular attractions are close to Shizuka Ryokan Japanese Country Spa Retreat?
Nearby attractions include Portal 108 (0.1 miles), Hepburn Mineral Springs Reserve (0.3 miles), and Hepburn General store (0.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Shizuka Ryokan Japanese Country Spa Retreat?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a spa, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Shizuka Ryokan Japanese Country Spa Retreat?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a refrigerator, and a walk-in shower.
What food & drink options are available at Shizuka Ryokan Japanese Country Spa Retreat?
Guests can enjoy breakfast, free instant coffee, and an outdoor dining area during their stay.
Is parking available at Shizuka Ryokan Japanese Country Spa Retreat?
Yes, free parking and a parking garage are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Shizuka Ryokan Japanese Country Spa Retreat?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Surly Goat, Frank and Connie's Kitchen, and Rubens.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Shizuka Ryokan Japanese Country Spa Retreat?
Yes, guests have access to yoga classes during their stay.
Is Shizuka Ryokan Japanese Country Spa Retreat located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.1 miles away from the center of Hepburn Springs.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Shizuka Ryokan Japanese Country Spa Retreat?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Japanese.
Are there any historical sites close to Shizuka Ryokan Japanese Country Spa Retreat?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Wombat Flat Mineral Spring (2.5 miles).