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Minshuku Kuwataniya

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Mililani, Hawaii
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay was in late October and the weather was beautiful. I left my journal on the last day of our stay in the room. While awaiting the train, the young lady from the Minshuku walked (probably very rapidly) to the train station, located me in the line and hurried away. This was very surprising and incredible service. The rest...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Love the way they designed each room with your own gate, it's as if you're coming home :) the hot bath is a real bonus, only setback is the bathing time...if you arrive after 10am, you can't use till 4pm. Otherwise nothing to complain :)

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent location, owner is a very polite and kind lady, she waited us until late to be able to help us check in. Super clean tatami room, big public onsen. Parking just beside very convenient. No luxurious or fancy details but, more than enough to stay a few nights at a petty town. Just like most traditional Japanese house, no...

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1Thank fourwings
Boston
Reviewed 14 June 2016

The location of Minshuku Kuwataniya can't be beat - 5 minutes from the bus and train station. On a main(ish) road but we were at the back and not bothered by any noise. The Japanese style room we stayed in was quite spacious and very clean, plenty of towels. The futons were comfortable enough. The public bath was a plus,...

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Thank KarinaM
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Loved this place when first stayed here, haven't stayed anywhere else in Takayama. It is a couple of minutes walk from the station and the canal and the museums and... You get the idea. It is quiet and friendly. The baths are a bit small but if it is just you it is not an issue.

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1Thank Medge42
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Stayed in this minshuku for the second time. The owner has renovated the place and it is newer and more pleasant. The daughter of the innkeeper has taken over the place and though spoke little English, is a pleasant and accommodating person. The room rates are reasonable which come with breakfast, prepared in japanese style and typical of Takayama diet...

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Thank Teo S
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 24 November 2015

It's a basic simple clean guesthouse for anyone who wants to spend the night. The location is great. It's a few minutes walk away from the main street and roughly 10 minutes walk away from the JR and bus station. We didn't have the meals so can't really say much about it.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 7 September 2015

This guest house is an easy 10min walk from the JR train station. It does not have a 24h reception. We arrived after 10pm and everything was dark on the outside and inside. The owner came after we waited in the entrance room for about 1 min. We had to take our shoes off and stored them in an unlocked...

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1Thank Rudy G
Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

We spent two nights in Takayama and had a great experience here. We had the western style room which was very comfortable and clean. We didn't use the onsen, but the one on the first floor looked small but nice. The breakfast was japanese and a good occasion to experience the traditional cuisine. We also had dinner one night which...

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1Thank Dominik G
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 5 May 2015

Loved the place, very simple and clean. The guesthouse was easy to find, about 15 minutes' walk to the Takayama station. Simple refreshment provided.Place is quiet, and room very comfortable. We had the Japanese style room and had a good relaxing time using the onsen (public bath). Will recommend this place.

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Address: 1-50-30 Sowamachi, Takayama 506-0007, Gifu Prefecture
Region: Japan > Chubu > Gifu Prefecture > Takayama > Takayama Station , Hidatakayama Onsen
Price Range: $101 - $212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Minshuku Kuwataniya 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Get a room away from the front of the hotel but near the toilets!”
 of 5 bubbles KarinaM, 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Bring suitable gears if you travelled in winter, much snow in Takayama”
 of 5 bubbles GaryY447, 2 Jan 2015 | Read review
“We had a room with bathroom and toilet but you can just book style of room bed only if you want to.”
 of 5 bubbles MattyS72, 22 Nov 2014 | Read review
“try to get a room away from the main road, mainly because there are no curtains and it gets very bright early in the morning.”
 of 5 bubbles RJR414, 6 Aug 2013 | Read review
“My room doesn' have a curtain; therefor, you better not pick the room facing the street .”
 of 5 bubbles Noom-Noom, 2 Aug 2012 | Read review
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