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Takahara Kirinosato

Nakahechicho Takahara, Tanabe 646-1416, Wakayama Prefecture
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Excellent Hotel

For breathtaking views, lovely surroundings and exquisite food, the Takahara Kirinosato is... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
Manila, Philippines
Food is superb

Walking the Kumamo with friends and we stayed here the first night. The accommodations are basic... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2016
via mobile
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1 Jun 2017
“Excellent Hotel”
3 Nov 2016
“Food is superb”
Nakahechicho Takahara, Tanabe 646-1416, Wakayama Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

For breathtaking views, lovely surroundings and exquisite food, the Takahara Kirinosato is unbeatable. It also helps that the owner is very hospitable and engaging, making guests feel completely at ease.

Thank Nonnapn
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Walking the Kumamo with friends and we stayed here the first night. The accommodations are basic, but more than adequate. The service is great and the food was very good.

Thank Floridagator
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Beautifully located ryokan with breath taking views from each of the 8 rooms. Some have beds as opposed to futons and thankfully western toilets (which is not so common in ryokans on the Kii Peninsula). The food was magnificent; Mori-San is a skilled Japanese chef....More

Thank boysx4
Reviewed 12 December 2015

We based ourselves here which seems to have put us in the minority; most stay on way past KK and then move on which is such a shame. This place really gives you a different way of seeing rural Japan. Our room has a great...More

1  Thank Peter M
Reviewed 8 December 2015

This is a Ryokan type inn near the Kumano Kodo trail. the Inn has both Japanese and western style rooms all are comfortable, spacious and clean. Great views of the surrounding mountains from our room and down into the valley. Your host will warmly great...More

Thank Gymdawgfan
Reviewed 21 November 2015

Spectacular views, quality rooms, kind and generous hosts/staff, super friendly and amazing onset (japanese communal bath) with natural hot spring.... the food was divine! the entire experience was so memorable. we stayed in the japanese style room which made the experience even better

1  Thank TravelLoverXOXO
Reviewed 27 October 2015

The title says it all. This guesthouse was outstanding - full of charm, excellent hospitality, amazing food, and a great view across the mountains. We were travelling as a group of families with 10 children altogether, and could not fault this place. The children were...More

Thank KristineinHK
Reviewed 4 July 2014

We stopped here for the first night of our Kumano Kodo hike, and what a wonderful surprise. After stays in Tokyo and Osaka, this is where we had our best vegetarian meal (with some fish broth). The food was incredibly flavourful and inventive. The fresh...More

Thank roam999
Reviewed 9 May 2014

This place is exceptional in its location, food and service. Each room has wonderful views of the mountains and the small mountain village. A small private verandah is perfect. the food is a real highlight - I really had the sense of eating fresh forest...More

1  Thank tav_mind
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