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The Hague
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Very friendly people, the whole of the Sumiyoshi staff. We had a room at the ground floor, with river view, quite romantic and a bit noisy in rainy weather. The room was not big, with private WC and washbasin, but the real thing happened in the two onsens > medium/small sized and very comfortable! Dinner and breakfast were of excellent...

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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Staying at this guest house was one of the highlights of our trip to Japan. The whole experience was fantastic: clean comfortable room, impeccable service, great facilities, mind-blowing food and location. If you want a truly Japanese experience, this is it. We felt spoilt! I highly recommend trying the dinner and renting bikes next door.

1Thank Sebastien_Verity
Reviewed 26 August 2015

You only need about 3 days to visit Takayama and if you are only staying a short time, then the Sumiyoshi Ryokan is a great experience. Firstly for the reviewers who were disappointed, I wonder if their expectations were too great to begin with. Keep in mind this ryokan is in an old building and in a small rural town...

4Thank Ciscoho
Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 25 August 2015

We stayed in several ryokan during our time in Japan and this was our favourite. (Ryokan in general are a great idea if you are travelling with children - much better than renting multiple tiny generic hotel rooms.) We had the large family room which did not look directly out over the river like other rooms but was still lovely....

2Thank Christine C
Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

Awesome, traditional ryokan. Great hospitality, lovely food served in the room on a tatami mat. Nick nacks and antiques everywhere. Plus the bath was wonderful. Nice sized room and not too far from the town. Just excellent!

Thank mab1
Reviewed 5 August 2015

We knew what to expect , they are very clued up to westerners and allthough their english is not grat the old couple with their son who runs this have things down to a tee , the stay is authentic in a 100 year old building with lots of knick naks , the onsen put on at 4 so a...

Thank londonwelsh99
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

It is hard to review a Ryokan since I have only been in one. The building is not very nice, but the view from the room was great. We had the room with the shower and we could also enjoy the shared onsen, which you can close for privacy. We also had breakfast and dinner there and it was quite...

1Thank luanjot
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 28 July 2015

the warmth! its true! the whole place is so full of character and history and its run by the loveliest, kindest people. room facing the river, great food , they take you in and take real good care of you. it has this contagious happy atmosphere. just so nice. totally recommended.

Thank mmrdm
Reviewed 26 July 2015

The location is quite good. The majority of rooms are facing the river. It is extremely lovely at summer. The rooms are in old style and you can find out a lot of antique things, paitings, etc. We felt like back to my grandma's house. The master is very friendly and the staff was very kind and cheerful. The food...

1Thank Chorin O
Reviewed 20 July 2015

We stayed three nights in February ,when Takayama was under snow. We enjoyed it so much we went out of our way to return at the end of June for three nights. The first time I booked through Booking.com but this time I booked directly online and with a follow up phone call.I like the two rooms upstairs overlooking the...

3Thank Australiafrancophile

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Traditional merchant house style Ryokan built in Taisho era. (1912)SUMIYOSHI RYOKAN located MIYAGAWA riverside and central TAKAYAMA city.Ideally located for sightseeing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sumiyoshi Ryokan

Address: 4 Hon-machi, Takayama 506-0011, Gifu Prefecture
Region: Japan > Chubu > Gifu Prefecture > Takayama
Price Range: RM671 - RM1,071 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sumiyoshi Ryokan 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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Sumiyoshi Ryokan Hotel Takayama
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“Ask for a second floor room with a river view”
  • Street view old Takayama in the snow
  • Sunrise in the snow
 of 5 bubbles av10016, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you can afford it the river view rooms are lovely”
 of 5 bubbles 915cath, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Perhaps ask for one with a window view, or ensuite if you like these things.”
 of 5 bubbles 626adelew, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“You can choose the ones with toilets as some of them are shared toilets”
 of 5 bubbles anthea1232014, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Loved our room on the second floor (with a view of the river and the resident feral cat!”
 of 5 bubbles YaYaqueen, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
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