Just 131 feet from restored Edo-era post town Magome-Juku, Chaya Hotel has simple traditional rooms with futon bedding and a tatami-mat floor. It has a hot public bath, and Japanese meals are available for a fee. The basic rooms have shoji paper screens and a low table. All rooms are air-conditioned. Bathrooms and toilets are shared. Magome Chaya is 5 mi from Tsumago Town and a 90-minute train ride from JR Nagoya Station. JR Nakatsugawa Station is a 20-minute bus ride away, while Nakasendo Mountain Tea House is a 70-minute walk from the property. The lobby has free Wi-Fi access, and a shared-use microwave and fridge are on offer. A coin-operated washing machine is available. Guests can use the shared showers 24/7. Breakfast and dinner are served at the dining room. An advance reservation is required, and extra charges apply.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Magome Chaya has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Dec 16, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

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Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
4 futon beds
2 futon beds
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  • Alexandra
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The food was fantastic and very well prepared with many small dishes. The service was excellent. The location is unmatched. Excellent value and highly recommend.
  • Bertram
    Hong KongHong Kong
    As a stop on the Nakasendo this was a magical place to stay. Dinner and Breakfast were amazing and the experience of staying in a traditional inn was magical.
  • Jessica
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Friendly and accommodating staff, decent bath. Very English friendly, dinner was fantastic.
  • Gene
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    It's a tea house domitory filled with (the night I was there) only non Japanese tourists. When I say domitory, I am not referring to one big room where everywhere shares the space. But it's a quaint, paper-thin wall divider that creates your own...
  • Peter
    Japanese dinner and breakfast was excellent! Owner is very kind and helpful.
  • Dally
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Excellent traditional rooms and hostel! Great staff and clean. Unbelievable location and view.
  • Ann-lee
    The location is really amazing, right in the heart of Magome, the breakfast and dinners were delicious and portion size was much bigger than expected! The staff was friendly and helpful, they customized a smaller breakfast for our son and helped...
  • Carrotte
    The staff (Jeng and her sister) were amazing. Very friendly, helpful and both spoke excellent English. The place was immaculately clean. Dinner was excellent. Rooms were sparse but comfortable. The overall experience is not to be missed.
  • Andre
    The food was delicious; the setting idyllic; the staff very friendly! Just perfect!
  • Michele
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    We loved the staff and the location. Our host was helpful and accommodating and the location could not have been better. We paid for the meal options (dinner and breakfast) and were treated to very elaborate and delicious meals.

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Area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine

Amenities of Magome Chaya
Great facilities! Review score, 8.2

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Family rooms
  • Shared kitchen
  • Hiking
Food & Drink
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Vending machine (drinks)
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Security alarm
    • Key access
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Family rooms
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Japanese
    • Filipino

    House rules

    Magome Chaya takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM


    Until 9:00 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 6 and above are considered 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

    Cash only

    This property only accepts cash payments.


    Smoking is not allowed.


    Parties/events are not allowed

    Quiet hours

    Guests need be quiet between 9:00 PM and 7:00 AM.


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print

    To eat at the hotel, a reservation must be made 1 day prior to arrival.

    Meals require payment of additional charges.

    Please note that restaurants and supermarkets and all other dining options close by 17:00 in the surrounding area. Guests arriving after 17:00 are advised to bring their own food before traveling to the area.

    Guests intending to travel by bus are advised to check the Nakatsugawa to Magome bus timetable for the local bus schedule. Please note that bus schedules differ depending on the season and are subject to change. Please contact the property directly for more details.

    Please note that taxis and busses are the only mode of public transport available in the area.

    This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

    Restaurant is closed from Sun, Dec 01, 2019 until Wed, Jan 08, 2020

    License number: 岐阜県指令恵保第24号の15

    FAQs about Magome Chaya

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

    • Check-in at Magome Chaya is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 9:00 AM.

    • Magome Chaya is 4.3 miles from the center of Nakatsugawa. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Magome Chaya has 1 restaurant:

      • Restaurant

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

      • Hiking

    • Guests staying at Magome Chaya can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.3).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Asian

    • Room options at Magome Chaya include:

      • Twin
      • Triple
      • Quad