Honjin Hiranoya Kachoan of Hida-Takayama

If you would like to stay at a an authentic ryokan, or a traditional Japanese inn while visiting Hida Takayama region, Honjin Hiranoya Kachoan is the place in terms of its close proximity to the historic Old Town area (just one-minute walk away), its onsen, its exquisite Japanese cuisine, its impeccable service, and for its friendly staff, who will make sure that your needs will be met including that of your finickiest dietary restrictions.

For those who are new to ryokan, please take the time to read our website page "Why Stay at a Ryokan?"  (also available in Spanish translation) and learn more about the critical difference between staying at a ryokan and a hotel.

If you have stayed at a ryokan before, then you may be more interested in the practical details such as the information on our free shuttle service to and from the JR Takayama Train Station and the Takayama Nohi Bus Center. For those information please read our website page "Free Shuttle & Free Parking". Also in this page there is helpful information for those travelers arriving by car and are in need of a parking space and for those travelers who are already in town the night before the reservation date at Kachoan. 

Concerning the rooms, Kachoan has both traditional Japanese-style rooms and semi Western-style rooms. For the room details please take the time to read our website page "Rooms".

Location wise, Takayama is a difficult place to reach even for the seasoned Japanese travelers and much more so if you are from foreign countries. The staff at Honjin Hiranoya Kachoan is here to make sure that your long, arduous trip is well worth the effort and more.