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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed one night with my husband , all room Have private onsen . The weather was very nice mix with the onsen . The best onsen i have tried . The dinner and breakfast also good , but the dinner taste more good than the breakfast. For the staff they try to understand our english and quick respond ....

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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed there for one night in Kakurean Hidaji in October 2016. This beautiful ryokan is located in Fukuji Onsen, just 2 mins by walk from a bus station in Fukuji and around 10 mins by bus from the Hirayu Onsen Bus Terminal where you can take the bus to Kamikochi and other areas. With advance notice, the ryokan may also...

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Hong Kong
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here one night only. Loved this ryokan. Private open onsen with excellent Japanese meals and service. The private onsen is really big in size. They also have a public onsen but not really attractive, and without shower facilities too. A bit expensive compared with other onsen ryokans.

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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Private onsen pool and bathroom with good smell of wood is absolutely unexpectedly excellent!! Many only provide public pool and have to shower out there. I'm kind of person have to shower after wake up in the morning so this hotel is so great for me. Everything is so detailedly decorated and even the food!! So yummy!! Food in small...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Kakurean Hidaji is located on the mountain in Okuhida Onsen. We stayed here for 1 night. When we first entered the ryokan, we could feel the tradition of Japanese ryokan culture. There is a cozy Japanese fireplace at the lobby. We were greeted by a very well English spoken staff where she explained many interesting things. The service in this...

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Singapore
Reviewed 28 January 2016

We planned to stay here only one night so that we could visit the Shin Hotaka Ropeway more easily. Alas we were snowed out that day so we spent most of our time in the hotel. Luckily for us the Kakurean Hidaji was well equipped for cold weather! This Ryokan only has 12 rooms, some with its own outdoor onsen...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 5 January 2016

This ryokan only has 12 rooms and each is very spacious, together with our own small outdoor onsen bath or rotemburo. It is located on Hidaji in the Fukuji Onsen area. This is actually good, in the right season, for hiking up the hill. We saw a large location map pointing to various hiking possibilities. Unfortunately for us, it was...

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Singapore
Reviewed 17 October 2015

I've stayed at over 10 ryokans by now and would surely count this as one of my favourites. The Kakurean Hidaji is top of TripAdvisor's list of hotels for the Takayama region, and with good reason. Located in Fukiji, a tiny unassuming village in the Okuhida onsen collective of 5 onsen villages, the small ryokan (only 12 rooms) is spaciously...

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London
Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

I don't have much to add to all the previous reviews. Kakurean Hidaji is incredibly beautiful, has lovely staff and serves fantastic food. Our stay could not have been better. The private onsen was a delight and a very memorable experience. The foliage around us had just started to change to autumn colours, but when it's in full swing the...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 August 2015

I'll cherish our one-night stay in this traditional ryokan, a handsome building, perched at the top of the street in a small area renowned for its onsens. The immediate area surrounding Hidaji has a rustic charm, especially around the nearby small market - the laidback country feel was very different to the typical Japanese manicured look we were used to....

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled between untouched nature in the tranquil Northern Alps area, Hidaji offers spacious Japanese-style accommodation with traditional architecture. Guests can also request for massages and relax in the public hot-spring baths. JR Takayama Station is a 60-minute bus ride away. The air-conditioned rooms have tatami (woven-straw) floors and Japanese futon bedding. Each has a heated Kotasu table, a TV, a fridge and an electric kettle with green tea bags. All rooms come with an en suite bathroom and Yukata robes are provided for all guests. Free Wi-Fi is available in the public areas and you can look out into the traditional garden. Local gifts can be purchased at the souvenir shop. A safety deposit box and luggage storage is provided at the front desk. Traditional multi-course meals featuring Hida beef and local vegetables are served at the dining room. A free shuttle is available from Fukuchi Onsenguchi Bus Stop, while Fukuchi Onsenkami Bus Stop is a 1-minute walk away. Hidaji Ryokan is a 25-minute drive from Shinhodaka Ropeway and a 40-minute drive from Kamikochi. Norikura is a 40-minute drive away. This property is a ryokan, which is a type of traditional Japanese Inn. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kakurean Hidaji

Address: 687 Fukuji, Okuhidaonsengo, Takayama 506-1434, Gifu Prefecture
Region: Japan > Chubu > Gifu Prefecture > Takayama > Okuhida Onsen
Price Range: £330 - £422 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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