Ryokan Asunaro

Ryokan Asunaro is not luxury, but very cozy.  Staff welcomed us warmly.  You wouldn’t feel like you’re checking in a ryokan, it’s like you’re being welcome back home.  They are absolutory the loveliest group.  If this is your first visit Takayama, I would highly recommend staying at Ryokan Asunaro.  It is located just 5 min…

Magokuro

If you are looking for Japanese modern rooms in Takayama, I would highly recommend staying at Magokuro.  This is a modern design expressing unique Japanese sensitivity.  Perhaps, if this is your first stay at ryokans, I really think you should stay here.  The ambiance is cozy, tranquil, and rustic.  The stately interior creates a mature…

Yamazatonoiori Soene

If you are looking for traditional small mountain huts in Takayama, I really think you should stay at Yamazatonoiori Soene.  There are 15 rooms only.  Perhaps, if you want to experience a traditional mountain life adventure, I would highly recommend it.  Once we entered the property, we felt that we were being pulled into old-Japan. …

Juhachiro

This is my cup of tea.  Actually we stayed at Juhachiro many times.  If you plan to visit Nagoya, I would highly recommend staying here in Gifu prefecture.  It takes 30 to 40min from JR Nagoya Station.  Juhachiro wouldn’t be luxury, but very cozy and relaxed.  Also, all staff is gracious, welcoming, and elegant.  On…

Hanaougi Bettei Iiyama

If you are looking for luxury authentic ryokans in Takayama, I really think you should stay at Hanaougi Bettei Iiyama.   There are 15 rooms only.  This is like a hideaway for adults.  We seldom met other guests even though it was fully booked.  The property completely emphasizes private experiences for each guest.  Perhaps, if you…

Miyama Ouan

If you are looking for Japanese-style mountain huts with private hot springs around Hida Takayama, I really think you should stay here.  Miyama Ouan is not luxury but very cozy.  If you really want to get much of an immersive “traditional mountain life” experience in beautiful nature, I would highly recommend it.  Miyama Ouan would…

Hidatei Hanaougi

If you are looking for luxury authentic ryokans with private outdoor hot spring in Takayama, you should stay at Hidatei Hanaougi.  The stately interior creates a mature impression.  We felt the luxury and authenticity at once.   Perhaps if this is your first time staying at ryokans, I would highly recommend it.  Facilities tend to be…

Hidaji

This is my cup of tea.  Hidaji is one of the most memorable and enjoyable ryokans in my life.  If you are looking for a Japanese-style mountain hut adventure, I would highly recommend it.  I’m sure you can discover the traditional Japanese way of life.  Perhaps, if you are looking for hideaways with private hot…

Gero Onsen Miyako

Gero Onsen Miyako is like a hideaway for adults in Gero Onsen.  The small property absolutory gives an oasis of calm and quality.  If you are looking for sophisticated ryokans with private hot springs in Gero Onsen, I would highly recommend it.  You can get much of an immersive “luxury authentic ryokan” experience as you…

Katsuragi no Sato

Katsuragi no Sato is one of the amazing mountain villas in Takayama.  Once we entered the property, we felt that we were being pulled into old-Japan.  The stately architecture, interior, and furniture create a traditional impression.  If you are looking for traditional mountain villas, I really think you should stay here.  Each room is a…

Honjin Hiranoya Kachoan

This is my cup of tea.  Honjin Hiranoya Kachoan is a lovely place.  If this is your first time staying at ryokans, I really think you should stay here.  The inside of the building is a modern design expressing unique Japanese sensitivity.  The exterior tends to be outdated, though.  Also, the location is perfect if…

Shogetsu

Shogetsu is located in Gero Onsen, not Takayama.  It takes 40min from Takayama Station, or 90min from Nagoya Station by train, but it’s really worth staying here.  If you are looking for authentic luxury ryokans, I would highly recommend staying at Shogetsu.  Perhaps if you want to see peaceful countryside panorama views while soaking in…

Suihoen

This is my cup of tea.  Overall, Suihoen would be truly sophisticated, such as interior, decorations, service, staff, and food, etc.  If you are looking for gourmet ryokans in Gero Onsen, I really think you should stay here.  Kaiseki food experience is a fantastic, and beautiful presentation.  If you love beef, I would highly recommend…

Mozumo

If you are looking for a refreshing and rejuvenating oasis in Hida Takayama, I would highly recommend staying at Mozumo.  This is like a secret hideaway for adults.  We didn’t see other guests during our stay.  The property completely emphasizes private experiences for each guest.  There are 10 rooms only.  Each room has a wonderful private…

Nakaodaira

Nakaodaira is a cottage-style hotel.  If you are looking for cozy properties in Hida Takayama, I would highly recommend it.  Staff welcomed us warmly and we didn’t feel like we were checking in a hotel, it was like we were being welcome back home.  You can experience wonderful hospitality with a personal touch during your…

Oyado Koto No Yume

Oyado Koto No Yume wouldn’t be luxury, but very cozy.  Staff welcomed us with warmth and you wouldn’t feel like you’re checking in a ryokan, it’s like you’re being welcome back home.  It is well designed with a mix of old and modern styles.  If this is your first time to visit Takayama, I would highly…

Wanosato

If this is your first visit Takayama, I would highly recommend staying at Wanosato.   Access to the property would be easy.  Perhaps, if you are a connoisseur of Japan, I really think you should stay here.  You can discover a traditional Japanese way of life.  Absolutory this is a spectacular place to stay with attention to…

Takimotokan Yuki No Sato

If you are in Nagoya, I would highly recommend visiting Yoro Onsen in Gifu prefecture and staying at Takimotokan Yuki No Sato.  It takes 90min from JR Nagoya station by train.  We really felt the luxury and authenticity at once.  Perhaps, if you are looking for an authentic Japanese ryokan adventure, I really think you…

Yatsusankan

This is my cup of tea.  Yatsusankan surrounds is incredibly captivating.  If you love Japanese culture, food, and hospitality, I would highly recommend staying at Yatsusankan.  Perhaps, if you are a connoisseur of Japan, I really think you should stay here.  Everything is sophisticated, charming, and quaint.  This is a spectacular place to stay with…

Yumoto Choza

If you are looking for traditional mountain huts, you should stay at Yumoto Choza.  The stately architecture, interior, and furniture create a charming and quaint impression.  On the other hand, if you are looking for rooms with private hot springs, this is not.  There is no room with private hot springs in the property.  Also…

Kawakamiya Kasuitei

This is my cup of tea.  If you are looking for small luxury authentic ryokans in Gero Onsen in Gifu prefecture, I really think you should stay at Kawakamiya Kasuitei.  Perhaps if you want to experience signature Japanese hospitality with a personal touch, I would highly recommend it.  On the other hand, if you are…

Yunoshimakan

Yunoshimakan is not luxury, but very charming and quaint.  To be frank, the property wouldn’t be to everybody’s taste, some like it, but others don’t.  If you are the person who enjoys inconvenience, this would be great.  Perhaps, if you are the person who loves traveling into the era of 100 years ago, I would…