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Hakuun

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were very pleased with this 2 day stay at Hakuun as our first "Ryokan" experience. Very well located, with charming, comfortable and spacious room, very nice restaurant with very good breakfast, great "onsen" instalations, all japanese style, we had an excelent experience. Very kind and helpfull staff. And be aware that they offer free transfer service from/to railway station...

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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

A very nice stay. Room is spacious, comfortable, clean! Hotspring is good! We even try the couple bath which is 1000 yen. Location is 5 minutes walk to old town takayama. We ordered half board which include dinner. The dinner and breakfast is very nice , portion is also generous! I will definately come back again! Love the place! The...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The Hakuun Hotel was a typical Japanese Ryokan situated on top of a small hill overlooking the city. Magnificent views! We took a slow walk from the Takayama train station to the hotel as we wanted to view the old town along the way and have lunch there too. The last stretch trekking up the somewhat steep snow covered road...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Nice place to stay located at town y walking distance. Nice view from room , friendly staff but they can't speak English A bit old but clean Smoking room are available here Some room bathtub is outdoor, special but cool if u come winter

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

This is a well run authentic ryokan with many great features. Spacious comfy rooms with raised beds, separate lounge area and a bathroom with its own wooden bathtub. Fantastic onsen and a great breakfast in a beautiful tatame dining room. Super helpful staff. Location perhaps difficult if walking but we had a car so no issue. Had a brilliant stay....

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Thank Roni K
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Free train station pickup. Great location, view of Takayama city and mountains afar right lousier the window. Can even enjoy the view in the bathtub! Large room. Great food. Dinner and breakfast have lots of varieties. Walking distance to the old town. Very satisfied!

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We came to Takayama to relax for a few days before heading to the big lights of Tokyo and this ryokan did not disappoint! We walked from the train station and the hotel was a little hard to find at first - located up a steep hill on the other side of town. We had an amazing room at the...

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Thank Emily P
Switzerland
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Very friendly staff. Breakfast was excellent. The public baths were clean and not crowded at all. Rooms are big, we had our own shower but used thr public bath each evening. Overall, an amazing ryokan experience. The way uphill was a bit inconvenient especially the first time with our bagpacks. But not a problem if you don't have luggage and...

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Derry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We had the best time staying here for 3 nights, just wished we'd stayed longer. Perfectly located for us, although the uphill walk from the town may not suit everyone, close to some lovely walking trails and not far to walk to the centre of town. The hotel itself is completely charming, our room was like a suite with a...

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East Bay, CA
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

I was really looking forward to staying at this ryokan after reading good reviews and seeing its location at the edge of Shiroyama Park. We got a reasonable price for two rooms. I called them from the train station to request the shuttle service. No one spoke English that day, but I got through with some broken Japanese and the...

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Address: 67 Horibatamachi, Takayama 506-0837, Gifu Prefecture
Region: Japan > Chubu > Gifu Prefecture > Takayama > Hidatakayama Onsen
Price Range: $114 - $317 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hakuun 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Ask for the front rooms facing the city. The view is magnificent especially in winter.”
  • The view from balcony in one of the front rooms.
 of 5 bubbles Peter6820, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The room at the front over reception has the best view and balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles emilypK85MM, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Chose Japanese style breakfast”
 of 5 bubbles gpl247, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“First level rooms have easy access to their reception and onsen.”
 of 5 bubbles Bigfoot27, 18 Dec 2015 | Read review
“rooms at the front for a view of the city”
 of 5 bubbles Voorburg_Holland, 18 Oct 2015 | Read review
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