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Hong Kong, null, Hong Kong
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9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

+ Convenient location + Japanese style room with comfortable mattresses + the room is quite big + English speaking staff there's no elevator, need to carry the luggage up the stairs, but one of the hotel staff helped, thanks for that! - the wifi is quite slow in my room (the last room on 3/F)

Thank impeggy
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31 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We stayed just for one night but enjoyed it really a lot. The place is very clean and comfortable and so typically Japanese. There was an English boy at the reception so check in was smooth and easy. We arrived very early in the morning but they kept our luggage so that we could go and visit the town. The... More 

Thank babx
力車イン, Guest Relations Manager at Rickshaw Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review.We're very glad you enjoyed your stay with us.We hope we will have the pleasure of your company again. John Sayers More 

Roberts Creek, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Very easy to access from train station 10 minute walk and when you arrive the reception, in English, is warm and sincere. The second floor has a small well equipped kitchen and sitting area so if you don't order the 800 yen breakfast ( a good option) you have the ability of making your own light breakfast or dinner. My... More 

Thank Brian A
力車イン, Guest Relations Manager at Rickshaw Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your very kind review of your stay with us.Your comments about the comfort of our rooms are particularly appreciated.We hope to see you again soon! Best regards John Sayers More 

Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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171 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We spend one night in Rickshaw Inn. Receipt was friendly and helpful. We could leave our luggage on arrival and departure. Our room for 2 incl own bath was surprisingly big and even had a sofa. Although the tatami's were there, we slept on real matrasses instead of futons. The beds were good. Bathroom was clean and the Western breakfast,... More 

Thank AL273
力車イン, Guest Relations Manager at Rickshaw Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay with us.We're glad you enjoyed yourselves whilst here. best wishes, John Sayers More 

Ottawa, Canada
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Small rooms like everywhere in Japan but good bedding, a real mattress on a tatami mat with a wonderful duvet. We even had a sofa which was great as it is difficult always to get off the floor.Great common room with good sitting arrangements and a very small kitchen with one burner and fridge. Sufficient for a few days. It... More 

Thank Regina D
力車イン, Guest Relations Manager at Rickshaw Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay with us.We are glad that,on the whole, your stay was enjoyable.Admittedly,the absence of a lift can be a problem when carrying heavy luggage,but staff are more than willing to assist,should the need arise. More 

Oslo, Norway
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20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed in this ryokan for two nights and we loved everything about this hotel. The beds (traditional futons on the floor) were the most confortable we had during the whole trip. The breakfast was delicious and the owner was really nice. Also they have parking places for a small fee. There a lovely living room were the guests can... More 

Thank Ana C
力車イン, Guest Relations Manager at Rickshaw Inn, responded to this review

What a nice review!Thank you very much.We really appreciate your kind comments,which I will pass on to the owner. John Sayers More 

Montricher, Switzerland
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17 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

The Rickshaww inn offers a nice traditional Japanese feel in the very nice town of Takayama. Although the rooms don't necessarily offer anything special, it's the staff that made me rate this as a 4 star place. A very nice bonus is the youth-hostel-like living space, which has a small kitchen and very nicely creates a place to hang out... More 

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力車イン, Guest Relations Manager at Rickshaw Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your very kind review.Gratifying to know that staff are doing their job properly,and we very much appreciate your pointing this out. Best regards and many thanks, John Sayers More 

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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We booked the only available room through hotel.com for two nights but it turns out to be quite small for my family (two adults and two kids under 5 years old). We stayed in room 301 which is next to the common washroom. My room has some funny smell and it was quite hot without air-conditioner in July. After we... More 

Thank Ben C
力車イン, Guest Relations Manager at Rickshaw Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay with us;we very much appreciate your comments.We're sorry there were some minor problems with your room,but are very glad that these were quickly resolved. Many thanks for your praise of my ability in English.I am actually English,so I suppose that helps! Best wishes from us all at Rickshaw... More 

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154 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We stayed just one night in the lovely town of Takayama, but to be honest, we could well have stayed another, especially as we were in a lovely room in the Rickshaw Inn. It was Room 101, at the back, a suite really, with a little kitchen and sitting area, and a lovely, spacious tatami bedroom we slept like logs... More 

Thank pxyzyzygy
力車イン, Reception Clerk at Rickshaw Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review.We're very glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Extremely honoured to be mentioned in person and will pass your kind comments on to Nick.You're welcome to come back any time! More 

Paris, France
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20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

+ good location close to the station and Takayama's attractions, big room with a sink (we had a Japanese small twin room), clean room and bathroom - the staff seemed friendly but it was sometimes a bit hard to catch one of them

Thank Lucas F
力車イン, マネージャー at Rickshaw Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your honest feedback and review. We hope that you return here again sometime in the near future! More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay at our comfortable,reasonably-priced and stylish Japanese Inn, catering to the independent traveler.We are very conveniently located in central Takayama, within 6 minutes walking distance of the station, and with easy access to the major tourist sights.English-speaking staff welcome you with a big smile. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rickshaw Inn

Address: 54 Suehirocho, Takayama 506-0016, Gifu Prefecture
Region: Japan > Chubu > Gifu Prefecture > Takayama
Price Range: $94 - $192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Rickshaw Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Central, clean safe quiet rooms even though they look over a parking lot, good staff and the ability to prepare a light meal a great option.”
 of 5 bubbles 597briana, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Requests other room that is not close to washroom,”
 of 5 bubbles 130benc, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The biggest family room is awesome.”
 of 5 bubbles G3567SIstephend, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Don't be afraid to go for the Japanese style room (as a Westerner) - it's very comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles PumpernickelPickle, 6 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Go for the traditional room with private bath! You won't regret it.”
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