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Minshuku Kuwataniya, Takayama

3-star3 stars
1-50-30 Sowa-machiTakayamaGifu-ken506-0007Japan

Hida Takayama Onsen pension in city center
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Great location
Fantastic service
Tasty breakfast
Room is all right
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From 97 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Minshuku Kuwataniya, Takayama

from $36
  • Japanese Twin Room without Private Bath & Toilet
  • Japanese Quadruple Room without Private Bath & Toilet
  • Western Style Room with Private Bath & Toilet
  • Japanese Twin Room without Private Bath & Toilet
  • Family Quadruple Room, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 9 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-10:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check in

  • Cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • One child (3 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Things to do
  • Free bicycles on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Ski lessons available nearby
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby
  • Sledding nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1976
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Sleep well
  • Down comforter
  • Turndown service
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
Freshen up
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
Be entertained
  • 37-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Public bath/onsen services include an indoor mineral hot springs (Japanese-style onsen) and yukata (Japanese robe).

Minshuku Kuwataniya, Takayama’s small print

Also known as

  • Kuwataniya
  • Kuwataniya Minshuku
  • Minshuku
  • Minshuku Kuwataniya
  • Minshuku Kuwataniya Motel
  • Minshuku Kuwataniya Motel Takayama
  • Minshuku Kuwataniya Takayama
  • Minshuku Kuwataniya Hotel Takayama


The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare requires all international visitors to submit their passport number and nationality when registering at any lodging facility (inns, hotels, motels, etc. ). Additionally, lodging proprietors are required to photocopy passports for all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

This property does not have elevators.

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Minshuku Kuwataniya, Takayama


  • In Hida Takayama Onsen
  • Hida Kokubun-ji - 1 min walk
  • Merchant Houses - 6 min walk
  • Morning Markets - 6 min walk
  • Sanmachi-suji - 6 min walk
  • Teramachi & Shiroyama-kōen - 6 min walk
  • Miyagawa Morning Market - 6 min walk
  • Kusakabe Folk Crafts Museum - 7 min walk

Getting around

  • Hidafurukawa station - 26 min drive
  • Free self parking

Recent reviews

Good 7.8 From 57 reviews

Minshuku Kuwataniya, Takayama
Very Good8.0
Good value for the money
The hotel was good. My only complaint was the bath was awful tight. Room for 3 adult males. I understand that the women's bath was larger but they didn't switch every night as I understood.
Arthur, us2 night romance trip
Minshuku Kuwataniya, Takayama
Very Good8.0
Excellent service
Traditional minshuku, good public baths with privacy. Toilets separate by gender on floors. Forgot my journal, the housekeeper came over six blocks to find me in the train station, standing in the line. Above and beyond expectations. Domoo arigatoo gozaimasu.
A Traveler, us2 night family trip
Minshuku Kuwataniya, Takayama
Very Good8.0
nice location a short walk from the station, excellent restaurant very near, walkable to main sights
A Traveler, us2 night romance trip
Minshuku Kuwataniya, Takayama
Very Good8.0
Private guesthouse - simple and clean
It is an easy 10min walk from the JR train station and has no 24h reception. We arrived after 10pm and everything was dark outside and inside. The owner came after about 1 min. We had to take our shoes off and stored them in an unlocked cabinet near the entrance door. The owner does not speak English. She cleaned the wheels of our suitcases before we entered. We had room 205, which is a Japanese room that is not much bigger than the two beds with firm mattresses that are in it. The entrance door is only 6ft tall but the room has a normal ceiling. The room also has a separate bathroom that does not have a high tech toilet seat as you find in other hotels. The bathroom comes with a multi-use bottle of shampoo, liquid soap and a bottle of hand sanitizer. Two complimentary tooth brushes with tooth paste were provided and there was no hair dryer. Hair dryers are installed in the onsens and at a public sink on the first floor. Be careful, the hot water is extremely hot! There is a notice on the bathroom door saying that bath times are from 7-9am and 4-10pm which was real inconvenient as we are early risers. The bedroom also has a flat screen TV with no English channels, a quiet and efficient A/C, a safe and a thermal can with hot water, 2 tea bags and 2 paper thin cookies. The floor is hardwood with Japanese mats throughout the guesthouse whereas the bathroom is all plastic floor, ceiling and wall panels. The hotel was supposed to have free wifi which was not working in our room.
Rudy, usRomance trip
Minshuku Kuwataniya, Takayama
Very Good8.0
Really nice, traditional Ryokan. Good price/value, and I enjoyed the public bath; suited a solo trip.
Kerk, au2 night trip

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Minshuku Kuwataniya, Takayama

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