We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! You come to us for reviews — now you can book your hotel right here on TripAdvisor.

Sosuke

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Management photos
Sosuke
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

73 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 50: English reviews
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
77 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic experience and I would love to come back again one day. The food is outstanding and the entire Japanese inn experience is a must. Very close to takayama station and walking distance to the old town.

Helpful?
1 Thank Nayzbee
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Level Contributor
83 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We spent 2 nights in this Ryokan, we had an choice over breakfast traditional or western. Private shower or shared bathroom. Staff takes good care of you and it's a nice walk from the train station and center of town.

Review collected in partnership with Windows 10 app

Helpful?
Thank mieppus
Groningen
Level Contributor
20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016

This Ryokan is located close to the Takayama station and the main attractions of Takayama are within walking distance. Still, since the station is close by, busses are also within reach. The staff is really friendly, and the food is absolutely delicious. I highly recommend the japanese breakfast here, what a treat!! We stayed in a rather spacious tatami room,... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Anton_Steen
Forster NSW
Level Contributor
21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016

This was a nice surprise, very friendly staff, shared bathrooms and toilets and hot baths, but we never had to wait, it all worked. Robes, towels changed each day, and the traditional dinners (2) were delightful. Breakfasts can be western style or Japanese style, and start at 7.00am on the dot, if you want breakfast it is at 7.00am. Busy... More 

Helpful?
Thank andrew55b
Goulburn, Australia
Level Contributor
30 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016

The Ryokan was in a central location, only a short walk from the train station and good walking distance to the town attractions (10-15 minutes from town centre/shops).The family who ran the ryokan were very welcoming and friendly. They cooked excellent food for breakfasts and dinners. One of our group members had her birthday while we were here, and they... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Elcee35
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
108 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016

I kind of think that this should be more of a three star review, but giving an 'average' does not really seem fair either. Our main problem with the place were very, very thin walls. You could hear every noise from the rooms next door, door opening and closing, conversations, people coughing, etc. This of course stopped at night and... More 

Helpful?
Thank MissRou
Winchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
100 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Fantastic traditional ryokan, with good facilities including both ladies and gents hot bath, friendly and helpful staff and tasty and beautifully presented food. Both breakfast and dinner were very tasty. Served Japanese style but with pits under the table so much, much easier for Westerners to sit under. I'd stay here again if I came back to Japan.

Helpful?
2 Thank ChelseaD51
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Centrally located, this is a very nice Ryokan with an awesome friendly staff. It has shared toilet and bathrooms but very clean and well maintained. The hot pool is ok, don't expect something fancy but it does the job. The breakfast is super great and served with love. The room is well equipped and the matrices are very cosy to... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Gil O
Brisbane, Queensland
Level Contributor
805 reviews
174 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 630 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016

We have been staying in quite a few ryokan around Japan - sleeping on futons on the floor in smallish rooms - just like Sosuke. Sosuke is a nice ryokan, with some wardrobe space (including space to get your suitcases out of the way), a low table and cushions, a small flat-screen TV that we never bothered with, towels, yukata... More 

Helpful?
Thank seagullrob
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Level Contributor
10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Our family of 5 stayed for four nights at Sosuke in Takayama. Our stay was perfect, the hosts exceeded all our expectations offering excellent advice on all the best sights ensuring we had a fabulous time exploring Takayama and the stunning surrounding areas. The rooms were traditional however every extra comfort was provided including fresh towels everyday. The breakfast was... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Kathy D

66 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (31)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (6)
Viewed
Room/Suite (4)
Viewed
Dining (6)
Viewed
Other (15)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (35)
Viewed
Other (35)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Takayama hotels
Takayama Station
Takayama Ouan
Takayama Ouan
#9 of 172 in Takayama
660 reviews
Takayama Station
Spa Hotel Alpina Hidatakayama
Country Hotel Takayama
#15 of 172 in Takayama
259 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
K's House Takayama
#2 of 22 in Takayama
239 reviews
Chogoro
#51 of 94 in Takayama
6 reviews
Hidatakayama Onsen
Oyado Koto no yume
Oyado Koto no yume
#3 of 172 in Takayama
416 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Sosuke

Address: 1-64 Okamotocho, Takayama 506-0054, Gifu Prefecture
Region: Japan > Chubu > Gifu Prefecture > Takayama
Price Range: $148 - $186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with HRS and JAPANiCAN so you can book your Sosuke reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Sosuke Hotel Takayama
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Sosuke staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ask for a room away from the road”
 of 5 bubbles andrew55b, 27 May 2016 | Read review
“All seems to be the same.”
 of 5 bubbles gilo563, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All about the same I think.”
 of 5 bubbles Toppies_11, 24 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Avoid rooms facing the road”
 of 5 bubbles PeterGKing, 27 Aug 2014 | Read review
“We were in rooms that were far from the street, so it was very quiet for us. I don't know how it would have been closer to the street.”
 of 5 bubbles GregN387, 20 Jul 2014 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay