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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

1st night here and love it. Lovely warm and welcoming host, super helpful and lovely room. Relaxing communal lounge area with a small library. 10(approx) walk from the train station. Our room was large with a separate lounge area. I did not choose the meal option as I am vegan and was concerned that they would not cater (however I...

1Thank Hdervish
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We have been in Japan for 10 days and this is our third and best ryokan. We found it spotlessly clean, beautifully maintained and with wonderful hosts. Mie who looked after us spoke good English and was a perfect host. She was always there to see us off and welcome us back from our walks. Our room was at the...

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Reviewed 26 February 2017

Myself, husband, and mother-in-law spent two nights here in early February. I don't know what I was expecting - maybe because it is "traditional" I thought it would be older and worn, but the ryokan is beautiful, fresh, and very clean. It was fun to be able to put on my kimono and sit on the floor for the traditional...

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful couple of days at the Ryokan. It is beautifully laid out with traditional tatami mats in the rooms. Breakfast was delicious, we had both continental and Japanese style breakfasts and both were great! We booked for a shared bathroom and we were lucky to be given a private bathroom. Although we still used the onsen each...

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Reviewed 27 January 2017

I stayed at Sumiyoshiya Ryokan for two nights in early January, and I cannot recommend it highly enough. The hosts were fantastic: friendly, extremely helpful and polite. The atmosphere of the place was beautiful too, with its nooks and crannies and the perfume of tatami and cedar. I thought the meals were very generous and did not leave me hungry...

1Thank Dan G
Reviewed 21 January 2017

This Ryokan is comfortable, clean, well positioned with friendly helpful staff. Shopping, a great market area and restaurants are close by, as are the extraordinary gardens and the Kanazawa Castle. There's lots of nice restaurants to choose from, but reserve at least one night to eat at the Ryokan as the food is first class (the dining area is ok...

1Thank killermagpie
St Ives, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved our stay here. Our room was lovely, the food excellent and Mie, a delightful and charming hostess. The location was perfect, and we spent several days exploring this interesting and beautiful town. I would recommend this Ryokan to anybody who wants to experience a slice of the Japanese way of life.

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Loved this place, our room was twice as big as our apartment in Kyoto and, though we had booked a "shared bathroom", were thrilled to discover that we had a sink and high-tech Japanese toilet in our suite. We didn't dine there (as we were doing kaiseki meals elsewhere) but the other visitors raved about the quality. What we did...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 22 November 2016

A small and simple ryokan with fantastic staff and wonderful rooms. If you are looking for something in a traditional Japanese style with futons and Japanese meals served in your room, this is it. Most rooms share a bath, but that was not a problem.

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Ube, Japan
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The staff and facilities here are just so wonderful. Lovely rooms, food and situated centrally. Breakfast is traditional Japanese; there is also coffee available. Lots of information in English. What is not to love?

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Sumiyoshiya Ryokan is located Kanazawa City of Japan. Close to the Kenroku-en Garden, Omi-cho fish Market. Our Ryokan has the longest history of 300 years among all the Ryokans in such Kanazawa.We are simple and small Inn though, all through the ages we find customer's smile encouraging and will continue to our Ryokan business in future as well. Please relax at Sumiyoshiya Ryokan and have a pleasant day! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sumiyoshiya

Address: 54 Jitsukenmachi, Kanazawa 920-0906, Ishikawa Prefecture
Region: Japan > Chubu > Ishikawa Prefecture > Kanazawa
Price Range: $75 - $207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sumiyoshiya 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Room 2 is very large and accommodating.”
739dang, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Traditional Japanese. Shower is optional extra, not necessary if you are used to public baths”
  • Nearby gardens
killermagpie, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There is one room with a private bath.”
ByronFurseth, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with a shared shower/onsen are perfectly fine and add to the Japanese feel of the place.”
Filippo_Glasgow, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Our room was upstairs... which provided more privacy and less foot-traffic.”
aloha1390, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
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