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Hirayu Onsen

Okuhidaonsengohirayu, Takayama 506-1433, Gifu Prefecture
+81 578-89-3338
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Little slice of heaven

LOVED This place. Little slice of heaven. Onsens were beautiful. I was the only westerner there... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
San Francisco, California
X'mas Visit

We stayed at Takayama and took a Nohi bus from Takayama station to Shin-Hotaka Ropeway in Dec 2016... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2017
Edward T
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“public bath” (2 reviews)
“bus station” (4 reviews)
“hot bath” (2 reviews)
Okuhidaonsengohirayu, Takayama 506-1433, Gifu Prefecture
+81 578-89-3338
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

LOVED This place. Little slice of heaven. Onsens were beautiful. I was the only westerner there (which I liked), most others were Japanese travelers from other places in Japan. Staff was okay (not the most friendly compared to other places in Japan, but very nice)....More

2  Thank sanfrankate415
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Takayama and took a Nohi bus from Takayama station to Shin-Hotaka Ropeway in Dec 2016. On the way, we stopped at Hirayu onsen bus station to discover this wonderful small town. Plenty of Ryokan with hot springs as well as a ski...More

2  Thank Edward T
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

we chose a ryokan in this resort because it is close to kamikochi and more reasonably priced. an added benefit was that our ryokan had its own onsen - both public and private). conveniently located between takayama and kamikochi.

3  Thank gilad54
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Another must visit place. Just a small town with limited shop and eateries but abundance of hotel with public bath from natural hot spring. What a nice place for retreat and relaxation. And the view is a bonus.

1  Thank eyuscout
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Hirayu Onsen is located between Kamikochi and Takayama, and many passenger need to change their bus here. So, it is good to stop over and take a rest here. Just in front of bus stop there is a public bath and foot bus. It is...More

Thank Kimitaka S
Reviewed 5 June 2016

I stopped in Hirayu on the way to the Shin-tanaka ropeway. I went to the onsen located right in the building where buses stop, but I wasn’t thrilled. I’m used to outdoor hot springs in the Canadian Rockies. In this case, the main bath was...More

4  Thank natka1364
Reviewed 2 May 2016

You take the Nohi bus for Hirayu Onsen. When we arrived at the bus station we were offered a package ticket which worked out much cheaper than doing things on an individual basis. It was ¥6990 each and included the return bus trip for the...More

2  Thank geniegal
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Thermal care in an Onsen is an awesome experience. Staying in a tipical ryokan after resting in hot waters is some kind of a dream. Suggested!

1  Thank flyshoppa
Reviewed 14 February 2016

I stayed at Miyama Ouan in Hirayu. Very nice ryokan. The hot spa is enjoyable. Breakfast and dinner delicious. It was freezingly cold that day. The staff is so thoughtful as to put warm pads in our shoes. It's a pity we stayed only one...More

2  Thank LegendLau
Reviewed 2 January 2016

We visited by 6 members by motorcycle. We reserved 1 room in total 6 members. Building structured old and new mixed. My favorite is old side building. It has nice smell and history. Onsen of outside is so large. If you need your private small...More

1  Thank youkai1
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