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Shizuka Ryokan Japanese Country Spa Retreat

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Certificate of Excellence


#3 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Hepburn Springs
Certificate of Excellence
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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Catherine and Yuchang were very friendly and polite. Great room service for dinner as good as having a wonderful family dinner at home. Individual Japanese garden with running water is just fantastic!
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Great service, beautiful place to go and relax, beautiful dinner and breakfast. We loved every little thing about our stay. There is nothing we could’ve picked out that was not perfect. Would come back again for another romantic night.
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Had high expectations of this place and was not disappointed on arrival. Was welcome with slippers and warm greetings from Catherine which made you feel instantly at home. Kaiseki dinner was very well done with unique flavours that you do not normally find in the local Japanese
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Whilst the staff were lovely and the ambience pleasing, the room was really small with minimal facilities. If you are not used to sleeping on a futon on the floor, I would not recommend staying here! There was no lighting for reading whilst lying on the futon other than weak
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Received a voucher from my family for my birthday. They all chipped in for the dinner for 2 and massage for 2 and we we so excited. The voucher cost $450 and we paid $389 for the room, so total cost was $839. Honestly, the worst value for money ever spent. Whilst we enjoyed
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$175 - $271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
shizuka ryokan japanese country spa retreat hotel hepburn springs
AustraliaVictoriaHepburn Springs
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