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Sakura Guest House Reviews

3-934-1 Nishinoisshikimachi Takayama, Hida Takayama, Japan

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91%

Rating
135 Total Reviews
  • 95%Value For Money
  • 92%Security
  • 77%Location
  • 94%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 97%Cleanliness
  • 94%Facilities

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100%

Amazing guesthouse. Little fireplace in the kitchen. Really great atmosphere!


91%

The guesthouse is not at the most convenient position in the city, but close enough. It is incredibly near one of the best spot of the city (Hida no sato) where it only take 10mins walk. With a distance to the most touristy place, the guesthouse is a great place for exclusion and solitude. Staff are also friendly, providing necessary help for one to enjoy the main part of the town.


89%

Very nice, clean hostel. Staff were accommodating. Room was cozy and comfortable. Facilities felt clean. The only drawback is the location. It was maybe a 20~25 minute walk from the station and ~30 minutes walking to the temples and sake breweries, but a much shorter bike ride (bike rentals were only 500 Yen for 12 hours). If you have a car it wouldn't be a problem either. It was closer to the Folk Village (~10-15 minute walk?), which was really nice.


83%

Excellent stay all round, only real downside is the location, for a small town it's quite far from the main attractions.


97%

Excellent in every way other than the bunk bed room being a tad too small.


97%

Great hostel with really helpful staff! A lot of reviewers have said the location isn't good but we thought it was excellent as the main attraction we wanted to see was the Hida Folk Village which was a 5 min walk away. In addition, the hostel provided a shuttle bus service to the station every morning which was convenient. Overall, good facilities and beautiful surroundings.


100%

The staff were very friendly and helpful. We ended up dining at restaurants they recommended and it was delicious and reasonably priced. We really enjoyed our stay in Takayama. I would definitely recommend Sakura Guesthouse to family and friends!


94%

Very nice hostel with very confortable beds and installations. Not so close to the centre but it's easy to get there if you rent one of the bikes avalable!


83%

Nice place, close to the woods if you like hiking :) a bit far from the city of Takayama, but still easily walkable. Beautiful surroundings!


77%

This hostal is very comfortable and private because all the dormitory with its own curtain. Just the location is a bit far from the train station. If you come back at night, it is better to take taxi


97%

I really enjoyed my stay at Sakura guest house. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. They clearly want you to have the best time in Takayama. It is a bit away from the town center, but a quick bike ride gets you there. Near to the Hida Folk VIllage whihc is also very beautiful. Highly recommend! Beautiful views from the hostel as well

  • 5th Oct 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


91%

Hostel had a very peaceful atmosphere. It's a little way up the hill, but they do offer to pick up and drop off at the station if you time it right. Beds were really comfy and you got a great view over the city as you are on a hill. Highly recommend


89%

Very nice, clean, well equipped guesthouse. Good kitchen, enough showers for the number of guests. A little far from the station but the Alps are for walking / cycling, right?


94%

Very nice hostel, very comfy beds and nice kitchen.


100%

Amazing place for an awesome price, good location, very close to the folk village. Staff was very helpful and nice. Hostel looked very clean and cozy. They rent bikes very cheap.


86%

Good hostel, exceptionally good staff. Could do with better post/pre check in bag storage and is a bit of a walk to the station


100%

This was by far one of the best places I stayed during my trip. Owner was very nice and I met some great people here. Kitchen had a television and many useful accessories. Beds were ridiculously comfortable and the bathrooms were really clean. There is also a fantastic view. Live this place.


97%

I loved this hostel! It was an old house so it feels very cozy and homey and comfortable. It's a little bit of a walk to the station and Old Town but it's near a really cool craft center and shops. Plus it isn't far from the Hida area so if you plan on going to both this place is perfect! Very quiet and comfortable with a very helpful owner who gave great local recommendations!




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