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 private 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 in particular 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 (8.9)

Breakfast Info


Free Private Parking Available On Site

Public Bath


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Room Type
Number of guests
2 twin beds
2 futon beds
2 twin beds
4 futon beds
Bedroom :
2 twin beds
Living room:
2 sofa beds
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Guest reviews


Value for money
High score for Sango
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  • Jeremy
    United States of America United States of America
    Beautiful and tucked into the mountains. Staff was very kind and respectful. They were helpful when we needed anything.
  • Tiffany
    United States of America United States of America
    We were pleasantly surprised by the meals provided at the Ryokan. Meals were beautifully prepared. We didn't get to experience the bath but we hope to next time. Very clean, comfortable, and accommodating. The staff were all so kind.
  • Isabel
    United States of America United States of America
    This place is up on the mountains and has beautiful view, clean, nice and quiet. Temple near by (walking distance) is beautiful and must visit. Food is excellent both breakfast & dinner. private onsen in our room patio

Area info

1 Restaurant On Site

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

Amenities of Kakimotoya
Great facilities! Review score, 8.8

Most popular amenities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Linens
  • 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
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Vending machine (drinks)
    • Suit press
    • Baggage storage
    • Wake-up service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
      Additional charge
    • Room service
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Smoke alarms
    • Security alarm
    • Key access
    • Safe
    • Hypoallergenic
    • Air conditioning
    • Heating
    • Soundproof
    • Elevator
    • 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 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM


    From 8:00 AM to 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 13 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

    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 need be quiet between 9:00 PM and 8:00 AM.


    Pets are not allowed.

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

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

    Please inform Kakimotoya of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details 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 does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

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

    FAQs about Kakimotoya

    • Check-in at Kakimotoya is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    • Kakimotoya has 1 restaurant:

      • レストラン #1

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

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

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

    • Room options at Kakimotoya include:

      • Family
      • Twin
      • Suite

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

      • Massage
      • Public Bath