We recently had a two week holiday in Japan. It was all-round top class, and someone I know that also went there at the same time asked me what I thought was the best part of the trip. I had to say the Oyado Yamakyu....More
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Pros: Beautiful building inside and out Very friendly service who go the extra mile Good English speaking Excellent food Nice garden Cheap bike hire Free shuttle bus Nice onsen (inside and outside onsen for each sex) Situated right next to a street of beautiful shrines...More
Friendly people, vast amounts of amazing food and lovely relaxing (inside & outside) onsens; we thoroughly enjoyed the whole authentic experience. Bonus pickup & dropoff to station. Room was cosy and warm.
Located slightly towards outside of town but manageable on foot from the JR Takayama station in approx. 15-20 mins. The ryokan provides free shuttle to/from the JR train station so do email them in advance to enquire about this. As we arrived slightly early before...More
"I think all rooms are the same but make sure to book dinner included."
"Given there's a lift, opt for the second floor and enjoy stunning views across the city."