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Wafu Ryokan Gizan

  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
13 Nov 2017
“Wonderful stay”
6 Aug 2016
“Large ryokan in a ghost town, food very good”
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

We stayed 3 nights in this ryokan and experienced the best hospitality we have had in Japan. The family who run this establishment went beyond expectation in accommodating our needs (and there were a few. We are in our sixties and not used to futon...More

Thank PandH33
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

As said above, there is nothing to do in the area except visit an insensitive near the river or go up the rope way (very expensive and decent view, but done in an hour). It is quiet and slightly gloomy in the summertime, we were...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2016

We went to the Alps specifically to stay in a traditional ryokan and whilst this building is a 'modern' one, the feeling is certainly traditional. We were greeted by the staff member with English language skills and she explained how everything works before taking us...More

Thank LJGscotia
Reviewed 21 October 2015

overpriced and run down. Some of the meal was delicious, the seafood element did not taste or smell fresh and I felt quite unwell the following day. Wouldn't recommend staying there in Autumn as all the surrounding places are closed so there was nothing much...More

Thank C M
Reviewed 3 June 2015

A lovely place, this ryokan does not get many western visitors and so spoils all those who come. We had a wonderful time and the food was astoundingly good. From here we explored the Kamikochi park and Takayama town.

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US$114 - US$285 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#48 Top resorts Hotel in Takayama
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Japan > Chubu > Gifu Prefecture > Takayama > Okuhida Onsen
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"Futon beds ... we used the spare mattresses in the cupboard to help our weak Western backs!!!"
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"Look for a room on the top floor"
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"If you're after a unisex onsen, you may need to ask the manager as all signs are in Japanese."
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