We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Ryokan Tanabe

Certificate of Excellence
05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
Professional photos
Ryokan Tanabe
Ryokan Tanabe
Panoramas (15)
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

463 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 279: English reviews
Start your review of Ryokan Tanabe
 Click to rate
san giorgio a cremano
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

I liked this place so much. If you want to try the traditional Ryokan, Tanabe is one of the best. Everything was perfect and also people were so kind and ready to help us for everything we asked. We experienced the traditional breakfast and the Kaiseki Cuisine. Everything was prepared meticulously and with love.

Thank nunzia b
Margaret River
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ryokan Tanabe introduced us to Japanese style hotels. it is very well located in the charming city of Takayama- just a few minutes walk from the morning markets.If you have not stayed in a Japanese hotel- as we had not- it is a very different experience; private dining on Japanese style food and Japanese breakfast- no compromises! The Tanabe does...

Thank MreMargaretRiver
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an amazing experience.Hot mineral pools. Kimonos to wear . Amazing spread of traditional dishes laid out in our room for private dining.Low level dining and then beds made up for sleeping on the floor in traditional style. Great ,comfortable sleep. Full traditional spread laid out for a private breakfast in the same style as the evening Wonderful staff....

Thank Peter S
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ryokan is 10 mins walk fro station . It is a Japanese stye hotel and a culture lesson for us . It was spotless and staff could not do enough to ensure your stay was great . Please look at web site to see room layout etc as it would take me a long time to explain . We had...

Thank senior223
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Ryokan tanabe felt a little more like a conveyor belt hotel than the traditional and intimate experience I had hoped for. Breakfast was only served very early in the room, which meant that the bed had to be removed to make room for the breakfast because the room was so small, the staff seemed very rushed all the time.

1Thank Josefine K
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This was the first ryokan I've ever stayed at and it was a fantastic first experience. The service, the food, everything was exceptional. There is a japanese bath included in the ryokan (stone or wood, depending on the day) which was perfect after a long (cold) day out in Takayama. It's about 10 minutes walk away from the train station...

Thank bloocw
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

This was our first stay in a ryokan, so we were a little nervous and excited. But, from the moment we crossed the threshold, the service and kindness was exceptional. You will want for nothing, and understand everything. The food was amazing, the facility excellent, and the location perfect. We stayed in more ryokans during our trip, but none came...

Thank William B
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay a lot, the whole experience felt very warm and local. The owner lady is lovely and so so friendly, felt like we were really guests staying over at her place, you don't get that in hotels. Everybody is raving about the food-yes the food was next level. Presentation, deliciousness and overall experience-everything was great. We had...

1Thank GannaGanna
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This place is extremely clean and tidy. There are free Japanese bath and delicious meal. The rooms are equipped with everything you need, plus the staff is very polite and helpful. It's easily accessible with just eight-minute walk from the Takayama bus station.

Thank MandySuen
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

I've been to many ryokans throughout the years and this is hands down THE BEST. It is authentically Japanese. The reception was cordial and helpful (English friendly by the way). We got to choose our own yukata and they can help you put it on. They recommended some places for us to visit in the area. The room was absolutely...

Thank Amy C

715 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (478)
View from Room (4)
Hotel & Grounds (37)
Dining (81)
Room/Suite (95)
Business Centre/Function Rooms (2)
Bathroom (19)
Family/Play Areas (3)
Other (237)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

All TripAdvisor Photos (235)
Amenities (39)
Medium Room (74)
The Hotel (63)
YUBOKUAN Medium Room with Wooden Bath and Spot Garden (59)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (2)
Other (2)
05/06/2017 06/06/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Takayama hotels
Takayama Station
Takayama Ouan
Takayama Ouan
#8 of 174 in Takayama
741 reviews
Takayama Station
Spa Hotel Alpina Hidatakayama
Takayama Station
Hida Hotel Plaza
Hida Hotel Plaza
#12 of 174 in Takayama
426 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Hidatakayama Onsen
Hotel Associa Takayama Resort
Hidatakayama Onsen
Oyado Koto no Yume
Oyado Koto no Yume
#3 of 174 in Takayama
465 reviews
Hidatakayama Onsen
Ryokan Asunaro
Ryokan Asunaro
#5 of 174 in Takayama
238 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about Ryokan Tanabe

Address: 58 Aioi-cho, Takayama 506-0014, Gifu Prefecture
Region: Japan > Chubu > Gifu Prefecture > Takayama > Hidatakayama Onsen
Price Range: RM869 - RM1,703 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ryokan Tanabe 4*
Number of rooms: 20
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, JAPANiCAN, Agoda, Rakuten, Priceline, TripOnline SA and HRS so you can book your Ryokan Tanabe reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Tanabe Ryokan Hotel Takayama
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Takayama
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Takayama
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Ryokan Tanabe staff and other travellers.
10 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (10)

Questions? Get answers from Ryokan Tanabe staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“All rooms great”
petersD6269VZ, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“Ryokan had a lot of passages and rooms , we had no view .”
senior223, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The view isn't great from anywhere in the hotel so it shouldn't matter that much what room you pick.”
Kenpoh, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try the traditional Japanese room with the tatami for the full experience.”
PH15, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I enjoyed the last room on a long hall, they are quieter.”
  • Meal in the room.
mattrW9221NF, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
No availability for your dates from these sites
* /night
View Deal
Rakuten Travel
View all 5 deals
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates