Hoshokaku features Japanese-style rooms in a traditional building. Guests can soak in the indoor and outdoor hot-spring baths and relax in the spacious public baths which features planetarium facilities. A free shuttle is available from JR Takayama Train Station, which is a 5-minute drive away. Free WiFi is available in public areas. The air-conditioned rooms feature Western-style beds and a tatami (woven-straw) seating area. Each includes a flat-screen TV, a fridge and an electric kettle. The private bathroom comes with a hairdryer. Guests can purchase local products at the souvenir shop and relax in the massage chairs at the spa. A foot bath is available on the top floor which features views of the city. A traditional multi-course meal is provided for dinner and a Japanese set-menu for breakfast. All meals are served in the dining room. Hoshokaku Inn is a 5-minute walk from the historical Old Town, the Morning Market and Sanmachi Street.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.1 for a two-person trip.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Property Highlights

This property is in the real heart of Takayama!

Free Private Parking Available On Site

Open-air bath, ​Public Bath, ​Hot spring bath


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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Takayama
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  • Marc
    Canada Canada
    Personnel sympathique et dévoué, emplacement exceptionnel (vue sur le jardin sous la neige!), cuisine succulente, aménagement typique. Après quelques heures de marche ça fait du bien de laisser les chaussures à l'entrée!
  • Nakamura
    Japan Japan
    彼の誕生日旅行で使わせて頂いたのですが、悪い評価を付けるところがないくらい素敵な宿でした! 夕食の際...
  • Yoshinobu
    India India
    部屋風呂(露天風呂)が良かった。 朝食・夕食ともに味・ボリューム・見た目全て良かった。 スタッフの対応も新設で良かった。

Area info

Amenities of Hoshokaku
Great facilities! Review score, 8.3

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Hot spring bath
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Shared bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Alarm clock
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Kids' meals
  • Bar
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Shuttle service
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Vending machine (drinks)
    • Baggage storage
    • Wake-up service
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Key access
    • Safe
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Heating
    • Elevator
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Upper floors accessible by elevator
    • Massage chair
    • Public Bath
    • Open-air bath
    • Hot spring bath
    • Massage
      Additional charge
    Languages Spoken
    • Japanese

    House rules

    Hoshokaku takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 3:00 PM to 6:30 PM


    Until 10:00 AM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    Children 4 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in


    When booking more than 3 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

    Mastercard Visa UC NICOS JCB Diners Club Cash Hoshokaku accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print
    Must-know information for guests at this property

    Guests with a tattoo may not be permitted to enter public bathing areas and other public facilities.

    The free shuttle is available between 14:00-18:00 with advance reservation. Please notify your expected arrival time at Takayama Train Station.

    Please note that vegetarian meals are not available.

    Guests who have food allergies should inform the property in advance.

    Please contact the property 3 days in advance to make a dinner reservation. Contact details can be found in the booking confirmation.

    Guests must check in by 18:00:00 to eat dinner at this property. Guests who check in after this time may not be served dinner, and no refund will be given.

    FAQs about Hoshokaku

    • Check-in at Hoshokaku is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    • Hoshokaku is 3,100 feet from the center of Takayama. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Hoshokaku offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Massage
      • Massage chair
      • Public Bath
      • Open-air bath
      • Hot spring bath

    • Room options at Hoshokaku include:

      • Quad
      • Twin
      • Triple

    • The prices at Hoshokaku may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.