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The first thing we noticed was its great location for those who take public transportation. The bus stops are right outside of the guesthouse and across the narrow road for the opposite direction. Only the following day then we realised the biggest gassho house (so...More
Excellent base for exploring the gassho villages of Shirakawa-go and Ainokura - the latter is better. Fantastic cooked breakfast and dinner. Helpful inn owner who provided travel tips. Comfortable and large rooms and beds. Can't ask for more in this region of Japan.
Location wise it is very convenience location especially if you are planning to go to Shirakawa-go historic villages. However, lady at check in/out counter is not friendly at all. She took our identity card for photo copied and forget to return next day and not...More
I've not stayed in many ryokans but this one is just not up to the standards of the others. Isolated in a small town, fairly old construction, no chairs in room. Dinner was good but breakfast was limited.
Akaokan is located near the Shirakawa-go historic villages, it has the best location and superb traditional Japanese cuisine.
We travelled there with our kids and we had wonderful and unforgettable time in Akaokan's Japanese style room. Akaokan is operated by a Japanese family that stayed...More
USD 142 - USD 272 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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