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  • Very good25%
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  • Poor6%
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24 Jul 2017
“Nice but busy hosts, good location, clean and comfy en-suite Japanese style room”
1 Jan 2017
“Idyllic hideout in the mountains”
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    Reviewed 24 July 2017

    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

    Thank AL_in_SG
    Reviewed 2 January 2017

    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.

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    Reviewed 23 June 2016

    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

    Thank Myat007
    Reviewed 8 June 2016

    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.

    Thank Kairho1
    Reviewed 2 January 2015 via mobile

    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

    Thank CharlotteCwh
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    Japan > Chubu > Hokuriku > Toyama Prefecture > Nanto
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