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Shimizu

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Finding this 200+ year Inn is not too difficult if you just follow the main road straight down from the bus station. However, it's really very far to walk, especially with luggage in tow. The place is well kept and comfortable for living out a night. Paper thin walls are a fact. We stayed at full occupancy, meaning all 3...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We took a bus from Kanazawa to Shirakawago. Stayed 2 nights in May 2016. Glad we googled the shirakawago map to help us find Shimizu Inn. Even with that, we went up and down the forked road, and missed the small sign that said shimizu Inn. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay as the hosts cooked us very nice breakfasts and...

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Singapore
Reviewed 27 December 2016

The inn was little hard to find for first timers. We had to rely on the Shirakawa-go paper map, and tried to find our way after we alight from the Nohi bus. It didn't help that our sneakers were not prepared for the snow on the ground, and that there wasn't really any visible signages anywhere. It took some time,...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a small and cozy ryokan with very friendly host. it is at the end of the village and it might take 15 minutes walk from the bus station. the meals were excepetional and Shimizu drove us to a conveinient store and back to the station with the luggage which is not a real common practice

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Singapore
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

It's a farm stay and yes so the walls are paper thin. We had 4 other housemates who were quite considerate so no rowdy neighbours. The futon mattress setup was comfortable, no issue with it. In the summer the place could be very warm in the day but once the sun set the temperature drop quite quickly. What I really...

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Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Mrs. Shimizu in traditilnal japanese guest house and it was great (might be expensive for some students and young coupples - total for two persons 20 000 JPY/night). Japanese dinner and breakfast was included. Our host was very kind and nice, place is definitely recommended!

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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

This ryokan is a little further from the bridge and up on a slop. It is on one end of the village, is quite and peaceful. The host is friendly and can managed few English. There are 3 rooms on first level. 2 toilets and 1 bathroom. The bedroom is very simple, with electric table fan.

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Milan, Italy
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

This is the second time that I visit the incredible village of Shirakawa-go. Words cannot express the beauty of this timeless place. Shimizu has been my "home" in both occasions and I'm always so happy to come back here. The atmosphere is incredible, the family is extremely kind and the food is exceptionally tasty. I recommend Shimizu to everyone that...

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1Thank blade0r
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We visited in late June, and there were no other families in the house that night, so it's very easy for us not having to share the bathrooms with others. But they do have enough bathrooms/toilets for 3 families to share with. The rooms are simple and clean. Meals are good too. The location is away from the main road,...

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Oregon
Reviewed 20 May 2016

We arrived around 3:30 from Kanazawa and there were still crowds of people from tour busses. By 4:30 the crowds were gone and you could walk the streets only seeing one or two people. We took a walk after dinner to listen to the frogs singing in the rice paddies. We left on the 9:30 bus for Takayama just as...

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Address: 2613 Ogi-machi, Ono-gun, Shirakawa-mura 501-5627, Gifu Prefecture
Region: Japan > Chubu > Gifu Prefecture > Ono-gun > Shirakawa-mura
Number of rooms: 3
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“There are two rooms, one next to a small pond, and the other with a rice field and mountain view.”
Saksatien, 17 Oct 2013 | Read review
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