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Reviewed 6 May 2016

What impressed us is the obliging staff in the hotel. When we arrived the hotel car park under heavy rain, 3 staff already showed up to offer assistance. Two of them picked up our backpack and luggage. The rest opened the umbrellas for us and guided us into the hotel. When we stepped into the very decent lobby, 3-4 staff... More 

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Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

We spent just a night here to be close to Takachiho gorge. The hotel is small but it's elegant with pretty Japanese garden. You can feel that you are VIP guest since your step inside the hotel. A number of staffs who sit on the tatami floor at lobby will bow their heads to welcome you. The room is comfortable,... More 

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Reviewed 28 January 2016

This is easily the best Ryokan I've ever stayed at. We only stayed one night and our only regret is that we did not stay longer. The Ryokan was beautiful and our room had a relaxing outdoor bath and all the comfort and amenities we needed but this place was amazing because this Ryokan offers so much more than that.... More 

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Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

Elegant and thoughtful in details. I truly appreciated my experience and wished I'd stayed longer. Kumi Sato-san, a very elegant lady, speaks very good English and is very thoughtful and helpful. This is very useful if you want to find out anything about Japanese culture. The ryokan provides transfer to the show at 8pm which we decided not to go... More 

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Reviewed 2 October 2015

This is a lovely, modern ryokan with beds. The aesthetics are gorgeous and the comfort is outstanding. All personnel were kind and helpful, My only complaint is that we didn't stay longer. Takachiho is an interesting and beautiful town with beautiful scenery, good walks and hikes, and historic places. Even though it is hard to get to, we highly recommend... More 

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Reviewed 18 April 2015

Stayed two nights, to allow for the numerous activity on offer in this provincial mountain resort town called Takachiho. I personally think Kyushu is under-rated due to distance and time it takes to get there but highly recommended and would like to help the locals out! Ryokan: Friendly and very attentative service from arrival until departure. The 'Waka-Okami' and her... More 

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Additional Information about Shinsen

Address: 1127-5 Mitai, Nishiusuki-gun, Takachiho-cho 882-1101, Miyazaki Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kyushu-Okinawa > Miyazaki Prefecture > Nishiusuki-gun > Takachiho-cho
Price Range: £303 - £735 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shinsen 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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