Kakimotoya is located near Mount Shigi, a 10-minute taxi ride from JR Oji Train Station. Featuring traditional architecture, public baths and seasonal cuisine, it provides Japanese-style rooms with a tatami (woven-straw) floor. Some rooms have a private outdoor bath. Each air-conditioned room has sliding paper screens, a low table with floor cushions and views of the surrounding forests and mountains. An LCD TV, an electric kettle with green tea and an en suite bathroom are included. Guests can relax with a massage or browse the gift shop, and luggage can be stored at the front desk. Kakimotoya Inn is a 10-minute walk from Shigisanchogo-ji Temple and a 20-minute drive from Horyu-ji Temple. JR Nara Station and Nara Park are about a 40-minute drive away. On-site parking is free. Set Japanese meals with varying menus are served for breakfast and dinner at a private dining area.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Breakfast info


Free private parking available on-site

Public Bath


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Room type
Number of guests
2 single beds
2 futon beds
2 single beds
4 futon beds
Bedroom :
2 single beds
Living room:
2 sofa beds
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Sango
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Glaucia
    Australia Australia
    Amazing meals, and modern facilities, comparing to other ryokans we visited during our trip. View was amazing, but location can only be accessed by car or bus
  • Kate
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Amazing Japanese food, impeccable service (attentive yet non intrusive) , quiet location lovely peaceful views. The temple, turn right outside the door and walk for 10 mins was incredible, virtually no one there and more impressive than the...
  • Jeremy
    United States United States
    Beautiful and tucked into the mountains. Staff was very kind and respectful. They were helpful when we needed anything.

Property surroundings

1 restaurant on site

  • レストラン #1
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Dinner
    • Ambiance

Facilities of Kakimotoya
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9

Most popular facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Linen
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Tatami (traditional Japanese flooring)
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Vending machine (drinks)
    • Trouser press
    • Luggage storage
    • Wake-up service
    • Meeting/banquet facilities
      Additional charge
    • Room service
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Smoke alarms
    • Security alarm
    • Key access
    • Safety deposit box
    • Hypoallergenic
    • Air conditioning
    • Heating
    • Soundproofing
    • Lift
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Upper floors accessible by elevator
    • Public Bath
    • Massage
      Additional charge
    Languages spoken
    • Japanese

    House rules

    Kakimotoya takes special requests - add in the next step!


    From 16:00 to 19:00


    From 08:00 to 10:00



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children of any age are welcome.

    Children 13 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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

    Cot and extra bed policies

    Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

    No age restriction

    There is no age requirement for check-in

    Mastercard Visa JCB Cash Kakimotoya accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Parties/events are not allowed

    Quiet hours

    Guests must be quiet between 21:00 and 08:00.


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print
    Need-to-know information for guests at this property

    Public bath operating hours: 06:00-09:00, 16:00-23:00

    Please inform Kakimotoya in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

    Guests with tattoos may not be permitted to use the property’s public bathing areas or other facilities where the tattoos might be visible to other guests.

    Guests must check in by 19:00:00 to eat dinner at this property. Guests who check in after this time may not be served dinner, and no refund will be given.

    This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

    Quiet hours are between 21:00:00 and 08:00:00.

    FAQs about Kakimotoya

    • Kakimotoya is 1.2 miles from the centre of Sango. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Yes, Kakimotoya is popular with guests booking family stays.

    • Kakimotoya has 1 restaurant:

      • レストラン #1

    • Room options at Kakimotoya include:

      • Family
      • Twin
      • Suite

    • The prices at Kakimotoya may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

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

      • Massage
      • Public Bath

    • Check-in at Kakimotoya is from 16:00, and check-out is until 10:00.