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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our first experience with a traditional Japanese inn. My husband in particular was taken aback by the barebones room. By the time we'd had a bath and dinner, though, we were blown away. Some of the best food of our trip was here. We slept like babies on our futons and learned to relax Japanese style in the...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our three night stay at Ryokan Yamakyu. The breakfast and dinners were excellent, traditional Japanese food and lots of it! Probably the best meals we had in Japan. The staff are very friendly and will bend over backwards for you. You can walk from the station in about 20 minutes but using the free shuttle bus when...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent traditional ryokan experience facilitated by wonderful staff with excellent food. I really struggled with Japanese food, but this hotel catered for our no fish requirements and provided some of the best food we had on our trip to Japan. The dinner and breakfasts were a real treat and there was plenty of food. The room was a traditional...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have stayed here twice now and it is delightful. Perfectly located to explore everything in Takayama. Great views from the room. Chauffeur pick up and drop off at the train station included. Great Japanese public bath to use. This ryokan is charming and fun to stay at. Staff are excellent. The breakfast and dinner meal plans are superb and will...

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1Thank Hoeeey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here one night and had breakfast and dinner. The room was Japanese style. We used the onsen which was clean and reasonable size. The food was outstanding. The best we have had in Japan. If you stay I would recommend you take dinner and breakfast. The evening meal was many courses. The people were also so friendly. If...

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Toluca, Mexico, Mexico
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oyado Yamakyu is a well situated ryokan situated at one of the highest points around Takayama main town and is a short walk to many of the sights. From the train/bus station, we walked there with our luggage and young son in a pram when we arrived, and did the reverse on departure. It's not far. The staff were extremely...

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1Thank Wezy B
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay here. A traditional ryokan, in that you wander around in a Yukata and sleep on futon. The meal was never ending and stunning. Breakfast was almost as big a performance as dinner. The owner has hobby of collecting glassware which intrigued my wife. We were lucky to get one of the larger rooms upstairs (12...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of the real 'stand-out' ryokans in our recent two-week visit to Japan. Well located in proximity to the very interesting old town ( 5-10 minutes walk); really excellent food and service; and traditional rooms with 2 onsen baths. It was also very well priced and fantastic value. Would definitely stay again. If you find sitting on the...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yamakyu is just like any ryokan in terms of its room and bath but one outstanding part of this stay is the food. The flavours are so comforting, really feels like home cooked food with good presentation. The quantity of food is huge as well. Note that rooms have toilets but no bath. There is a public bath in the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was a fantastic experience! Staffs is very nice and and speak good English. The room is big, clean and comfortable with the traditional Japanese decorations. They have 2 Onsen baths and both are excellent. The location is convenient too, about 15 min walk from JR station but only 5 minutes to the morning markets and old town. We highly...

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Located 5mins from Takayama old Private houses,10mins from the morning market on foot. You can enjoy the best location for sightseeing in all seasons. We hope to offer you our heartful hospitality in historical Hida Takayama. You can use the parking lot before check-in and after check-out for free. It takes 5 minutes by car or 20 minutes on foot from Takayama station. We can also pick you up at Takayama station. If you need this service, please let us know what your arrival time is the day before. We have English and Chinese speaking staff members. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Oyado Yamakyu

Address: 58 Tenshojimachi, Takayama 506-0832, Gifu Prefecture
Region: Japan > Chubu > Gifu Prefecture > Takayama
Price Range: $162 - $319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Oyado Yamakyu 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Given there's a lift, opt for the second floor and enjoy stunning views across the city.”
 of 5 bubbles wezyb, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There is a free shuttle service to and from the train station.”
 of 5 bubbles EugalB, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Book to have your dinner as part of your accommodation: you will not regret it.”
 of 5 bubbles Radix7, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We took what was given us. Rooms on the 2nd floor had a view over the town. 1st floor rooms wouldn't give you that I don't think.”
 of 5 bubbles YokohamaGeezer, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from smokers.”
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