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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“magic tricks”(6 reviews)
“hot sake”(5 reviews)
“main building”(8 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Shuttle Bus Service
4 Star Hotel
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Location and contact
1682 Ichinomiya-machi, Takayama 509-3505, Gifu Prefecture
Name/address in local language
63.6 km to Toyama Airport
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wanosato is set deep in the beautiful country side,next to a rushing stream. Warm and very friendly hosts. Attractive and comfortable rooms. Lovely and relaxing onsens. And the food is simply divine. I first visited with my husband and 2 friends in the fall of...More

Thank JeffandJulie
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Our stay at the Ryokan Wanosato was the most memorable highlight during our 10-day trip to Japan. From start to end, the experience was flawless. From the incredible view in our room, to tasty delicacies, to the best 10-course meal of my life to relaxing...More

Thank Ashley G
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Cute ryokan with excellent food. Its 15 minutes by hotel shuttle from Takayama train station. You should wait at the West entrance to the station (there are signs in English). The shuttle itself doesn't have the English words wanosato on it but the driver will...More

Thank Ken S
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

A 15 min shuttle service by the resort from Takayama Train Station. A very “warm” welcome at the reception fireplace. So beautiful! The view in the room was fantastic. Flowing river with snowy scenery. Dining area had a better wide angle view. Such a priceless...More

1  Thank Jonathan F
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We stayed at other Ryokans during our trip and Wanosato was our favourite. The river and entire property is beautiful and worth some discovery time. They supply guests with rubber boots if you are so inclined. Our room was in the main house and was...More

Thank Jade B
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Hotel class
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Family
,
Luxury
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$479 - US$961 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Japan > Chubu > Tokai > Gifu Prefecture > Takayama > Hidatakayama Onsen
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Multilingual Staff
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Family
,
Luxury
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Family
,
Luxury
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$479 - US$961 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Japan > Chubu > Tokai > Gifu Prefecture > Takayama > Hidatakayama Onsen
Hotel class
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Family
,
Luxury
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$479 - US$961 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Japan > Chubu > Tokai > Gifu Prefecture > Takayama > Hidatakayama Onsen
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Traveller (152)
Room & Suite (325)
Dining (78)
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Amenities (35)
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madmadamem
11 February 2016|
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Response from caren33 | Reviewed this property |
They provide shuttles to takayama train station, which is where the pick up point for tour buses to shirakawago are stationed.
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"Best to check the ryokan's shuttle timetable before you book your train tickets."
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"The outhouses are a bit bothersome in winter. I would guess in summer they would provide a different..."
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"i like the rooms in the main building better, if it rains the mud road is hard to walk on at night."
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"See if there is a choice of room available"
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