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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Magome, a beautiful town where we stayed one night at Magomechaya. We were lucky with a big room for 2. Toilet and bathroom you have to share but that's no problem. A clean place. Dinner and breakfast is in the opposite building. Dinner was one of the best we had in Japan and it looks all beautiful!!! Breakfast also fine.... More 

Thank josemaan
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Magome is a magical town and a fantastic place to visit for anyone who wants to experience old Japanese culture. This ryokan is clean and comfortable and the host is nice and speaks great English. The meal is very good but you must tell them before your stay that you plan to eat there so they get enough food for... More 

Thank Jesse W
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Magome is a lovely village but has very limited places to eat and stay. The best thing about Magomechaya was the breakfast which was absolutely delicious, but I was disappointed with the accommodation. The room was tiny and once the beds were made up, there was no room for the table or our cases, which felt claustrophobic compared to other... More 

Thank JoannaKateR
Orinda, California
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location is ideal in the middle of the small town. All shops and eating places are in easy walking distance. If you are looking for a traditional Japanese ryokan, you will be disappointed. Rooms are no frills. Parts of the inn have been updated, but our room was musky. Dinner and breakfast were generous and good, but lacked the finesse... More 

Thank Janice L
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99 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Jang the house manager was helpful and spoke English. There were a range of room sizes available, so ask about "how many tatami mats" in the room when you book. We had one "8-mat" room for a family of four and it was tight but workable. All linen, bedding and duvet/doona were provided. Bathroom/Shower room is downstairs and shared. Toilets... More 

Thank Kay C
Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Great location just in the middle of the historical town street. Many rooms available with very convenient kitchen lounge bathing place....and other facilities. With its own nice dining hall just across the street. Relaxing atmosphere. Only issue the parking spot is a bit hard to find.

Thank fourwings
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 September 2016

My wife, 9 year old daughter and I stayed at Magomechaya minshuku in early July during our visit to Magome - probably the prettiest town in all of Japan. The lodging is very traditional and communal. The place is clean including the common areas. At the time of our stay there was no food being served - dinner or breakfast.... More 

Thank Bhavin C
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114 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I was nervous about staying at a ryokan, the thought of shared facilities doesn't make me happy but this ryokan gave me a totally different view of ryokan living. Our host, Peng, could not do enough for us, the food was out of this world good and I could have eaten double of everything and yes the facilities are shared... More 

Thank LondonTravelLady
Paris, France
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25 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We stayed for 2 nights (a couple with a 11 year old kid) because I wanted to do the Magome-Tsumago hike without being pressed by the time of travelling to our next destination. The problem is that there is no restaurant option for diner in Magome other than at your hotel. And the Magomechaya was not open for diner the... More 

Thank NumberXXXX
Vancouver, Canada
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82 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Magomechaya is a ryokan-style inn in charming Magome. Rooms are upstairs, and there are a variety of sizes, the smallest sleeps 2 comfortably. Bedding is traditional futons, which is kept in the closet during the day, and you lay it out yourself in the evening. Rooms have tatami flooring and sliding wooden doors. As this is a wood building, you... More 

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Address: 4296 Magome, Nakatsugawa 508-0502, Gifu Prefecture
Region: Japan > Chubu > Gifu Prefecture > Nakatsugawa
Price Range: RM325 - RM405 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“Ask for a bigger room away from the loos and basin as it was very noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles JoannaKateR, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If I returned to the area, I would seek lodging in Tsumago rather than Magome.”
 of 5 bubbles janicel391, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Our room overlooked the street, was quiet; can hear streams running outside. Stairs are a little narrow.”
 of 5 bubbles kc759, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“wifi very bad”
 of 5 bubbles NumberXXXX, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Don't get discouraged if they offer a spare room above the restaurant, it is just as nice as in the main house and right next to each other”
 of 5 bubbles 9os, 9 May 2016 | Read review
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