We have never felt more welcome at a hotel.

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There was a safe in our room and we felt very safe leaving valuables in our room. The ryokan is a short taxi ride from the train station and Takayama can be reached easily by bicycle for a day of touring. The Takayama Folk Village is also only 5 minutes from the ryokan. The staff are wonderful. We have never felt more welcome at a hotel. Staff were very attentive but always unobtrusive. We were amazed at the thoughtfulness of the staff. On short notice the cheff made a vegan menu, we returned from our evening meal to find our bath filled and ready for a relaxing soak. We also requested 2 bicycles to tour around the town, these were ready and waiting after breakfast. Hanoumi is a fantastic host! We hope to see you in Hokkaido soon!
May ’09
Stayed at Hida-Gassho-en, Gifu Prefecture.