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Oyado Yamakyu

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12/06/2017 13/06/2017
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Reviewed 24 September 2014

As I'm writing this, I'm still not sure how to rate this ryokan. You certainly get a lot for your money here. For 17,000 yen we had a room with dinner and breakfast included. However: There were no private bath in the room. I don't think any of the rooms had private baths; in fact, some of the rooms didn't...

1Thank 504
Malmo, Sweden
Reviewed 25 August 2014

During our two weeks trip in Japan this was one of our best experiences. Takayama as such is very beautiful and worth seeing and staying in Yamakyu made this experience at least three times more enjoyable. Location is very good, it easily allows you to visit all worth visiting on foot. Owners are fantastic and they will make you feel...

2Thank Bartosz G
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2014

The check in is at 2pm but they allowed us to keep our luggage in reception until we checked in. The room was a good size and gave us all the standard needs for a ryokan. The staff were incredibly friendly and spoke great English which really helped. We didn't stay for dinner but we did enjoy breakfast and welcomed...

3Thank Phillip B
Reviewed 14 June 2014

I felt we'd made the perfect choice with this ryokan in Takayama. It's situated slightly further away, (but still just 15 minutes or so from the station) on the side of a mountain, nestled in amongst a really beautiful group of temples. The walk through the temples was one of my favourite experiences on this Japan trip. Our room had...

3Thank Beverly M
Aberdeen, UK
Reviewed 14 June 2014

Great ryokan, very friendly, offer collection and drop off at station. Nice rooms with ensuite toilet/sink and separate shared baths are nice. We booked the DBB package and dinner was very good, large selection and well prepared. Breakfast was Japanese with a hint of western (croissant and yoghurt) which helps for those who arent used to Japanese breakfasts. Coffee available...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 9 June 2014

We really enjoyed our 2-nights stay in Yamakyu. The staff there are very friendly and helpful. When we arrived to Takayama, one of the staff members was waiting for us in the bus station, to give us a ride to the ryokan - it was great! The rooms are nice, clean and definitely give you the Japanese experience you want......

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 22 May 2014

Goodish location about 500metres from the old town. Decent room with Tv and safe, japanese style so bed made up in the evening sometimes a little later than would be my choice. Communal bath which I thought was great,slippers only inside and oddly a lift given it only goes 2 floors, staff super nice and helpful with some English. Incredible...

2Thank jgsdcws
South Australia, Australia
Reviewed 16 April 2014

What a wonderful experience, from the free shuttle pick up at the bus station (thanks to the information desk lady for telling us how to use the pay phone to request this), to the lovely check in and welcome. The evening meal was beautifully presented in traditional setting and seating, and what a spread! I ate enough to feed two...

3Thank familyGNZ
Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 4 April 2014

We stayed for 1 night last March 19th. Although the room was a bit small for a family of 4 (the futons were laid out side by side with no space in between), it was clean and well heated. The owner and the staff were friendly. ALthough most did not speak nor understand English, they all tried very hard to...

4Thank MarqSterneTours
Reviewed 25 March 2014

In a nutshell this is the perfect place to stay in Takayama. Position position position, food food food and a fabulous family and staff who make sure everyone's stay is memorable. Cant recommend more highly. See you all again soon:)

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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: $165 - $223 (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.”
wezyb, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There is a free shuttle service to and from the train station.”
EugalB, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Book to have your dinner as part of your accommodation: you will not regret it.”
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.”
YokohamaGeezer, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from smokers.”
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