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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 May 2011

We stayed at the Rickshaw Inn for 2 nights on a 15 day trip to Japan. We had a little difficulty finding the inn and I'd recommend a better map than the one we had. It really is very easy once you know where to go. We were warmly welcomed and shown our Japanese style room which was lovely. There...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2011

This was a great place to stay, more Japanese than an ordinary B&B, but not a full blown ryokan either. You can choose whether to stay in a traditional Japanese room, as we did, with very comfortable mattresses on tatami mats and blissfully soft eiderdowns, cotton robes, slippers, a low table and floor cushions (and a heater, very welcome given...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 31 January 2011

The welcome snacks were unforgetable, still cannot find them on any market until we leaved Japan end of that month. We stay in "Bamboo" room and it's flawless in every aspect, specially if you been going everywhere in Japan. Although they are more expensive than other but every penny well spend for what we got. The environment at the inn...

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Denver. CO
Reviewed 30 September 2010

This hotel is an excellent, no-frills place to explore Takayama. The location is great, walking distance from all the major sights in town. The front desk staff is super helpful with maps and suggestions, and really make you feel welcome. Room: The room was spartan, but very cute. A traditional-style Japanese room with tatami floors, a table and a pair...

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Sydney
Reviewed 28 September 2010

Lovely place: very friendly and helpful staff, comfortable room (we stayed in the traditional Japanese room with ensuite bathroom), free internet (had own laptop), very clean, good location. The guest lounge very cozy and comfortable with a small kitchen attached. It rained in Takayama while we were there, but we were quite happy to take time out from sightseening and...

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New Haven
Reviewed 20 August 2010

Two years ago, my wife and I booked a room at the Richshaw Inn. We even made a special request that we have to arrive very late at night so someone has to stay up late for us. However our flight from the US got delayed, causing us to miss to the last train to Takayama. It was a no-show...

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Melbourne
Reviewed 29 May 2010

I can thorughly recommend this ryokan. The family that manage it are charming and friendly. The rooms while not totally traditional have a good measure of ryokan style and were quite large with excellent facilites. Very comfortable, quiet and clean and a good mountain view outside our window. Any travel tips or advice the staff were only happy to provide...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 26 May 2010

Excellent value for money. Convenient location, clean, comfy. We stayed at the Japanese style room and was pleasantly surprised at how comfortable sleeping on the futons are. Tall people should be aware that the doors are rather low. Whilst there are notices at the front of the room door to warn you to be careful, it's easy to forget when...

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Norwalk, Connecticut
Reviewed 24 May 2010

Located about seven minutes walk from the Takayama train station, the Rickshaw Inn is a delightful ryokan. Tucked along a quiet one way road off the main street, the Rickshaw is clean, comfortable and staffed by the nicest folks you could ever want to meet. We stayed in one of the tradition Japanese rooms(with bathroom) on the second floor. The...

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Florence, Italy
Reviewed 18 May 2010

I stayed there for 2 nights and the rooms were awesome, the baths are clean and the town is wonderful! thumbs up!

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay at our comfortable,reasonably-priced and stylish Japanese Inn, catering to the independent traveler.We are very conveniently located in central Takayama, within 6 minutes walking distance of the station, and with easy access to the major tourist sights.English-speaking staff welcome you with a big smile. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rickshaw Inn

Address: 54 Suehirocho, Takayama 506-0016, Gifu Prefecture
Region: Japan > Chubu > Gifu Prefecture > Takayama
Price Range: €65 - €131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Rickshaw Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Central, clean safe quiet rooms even though they look over a parking lot, good staff and the ability to prepare a light meal a great option.”
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 of 5 bubbles G3567SIstephend, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Don't be afraid to go for the Japanese style room (as a Westerner) - it's very comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles PumpernickelPickle, 6 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Go for the traditional room with private bath! You won't regret it.”
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