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Pure hospitality

A warm welcome, a great room with superb view, a refreshing hot tub, an excellent dinner and... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
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Unforgettable dining on Kumano Kodo

When we arrived on foot (doing the Kumano Kodo) the manager came out to greet us with a warm... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
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Nakahechicho Takahara, Tanabe 646-1416, Wakayama Prefecture
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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

A warm welcome, a great room with superb view, a refreshing hot tub, an excellent dinner and strengthening breakfast all add up for another day of hiking on the Kumano Kodo.

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

When we arrived on foot (doing the Kumano Kodo) the manager came out to greet us with a warm welcome and a refreshing cool drink. Upon registration he escorted us down the hall to our room, a sort of hybrid tatami mat room but with...More

Thank Saranger
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Really relaxing place to stay on the Kumano Kodo trail. The host/owner Jian was funny and very engaging with his guests. It did help that he spoke very good English also. The food was excellent and they had a good selection of drinks. Woke up...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

sadly we could not stay overnight (book in advance) but stopped here for a meal before driving to alternative accommodation...very atmospheric, stunning views and gardens...Eco !

Thank AnnaC12052
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
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Naomi B
8 September 2018|
Response from Saranger | Reviewed this property |
This property is in Takahara. Very convenient to Kumano Kodo and excellent staff and service. You must contact the hotel directly to inquire about booking availability.