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This was a real treat, a very elegant ryokan experience. We had a beautiful room with a view of the garden. The dinner was amazing - 10-course with full explanations of what all the dishes were and how to eat them. Breakfast was also wonderful....More
A great mix of traditional Japan, with a hint of western comforts, in the dinning room you sit on chairs and not on the floor, most of the staff speak English which is a great help. The rooms are small but it's traditional Japanese with...More
We were travelling around Japan for three weeks without reservations and scored when we stayed at this Ryokan. One of the guidebook’s top recommended experiences is to hike along the old Nakasendo post road through a historic preservation area. The hike is a 7.8-kilometer hike...More
After visiting some very traditional ryokans previously on our trip we found this accommodation quite westernised. Full of tourists. Dinner was well presented and tasty but you sit at regular dining table rather than on the floor. Our room was sadly very small (we knew...More
We booked the last room. It was a small 6 mat room. Worked perfectly for us. We travel light, don't need a lot of space and having previously lived in Japan for many years we knew what to expect.
Our initial emails were very attentively...More
Ho! We went in october, not high season, we spent about 120 € per persone per night, but there are included the dinner (7 fantastic dishes) and the breakfast...not so expensive for a traditional ryokan in Japan!!!
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We took a taxi from the local station to the Ryokan, and he dropped us at the door. However, I had gone on Google Earth before arriving and found it. It is large, and set back from and at a lower level than the road. There... More
We took a taxi from the local station to the Ryokan, and he dropped us at the door. However, I had gone on Google Earth before arriving and found it. It is large, and set back from and at a lower level than the road. There is a lovely garden between the road and the building.
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"If you travel light, the 6 mat room is plenty big enough and you get a wee discount for taking that room."