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Located just a 1-minute walk from popular Miyagawa Morning Market in the heart of Takayama, Sumiyoshi Ryokan offers homely Japanese-style accommodation in the historic townhouse building. Free WiFi is available at the lobby and guestrooms. This hotel was selected as one of the Top 25 B&Bs and Inns in Japan by TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice Award 2015.

The inn is a 12-minute walk from JR Takayama Station. Takayama Jinya, an old government building, is a 7-minute walk away, and the streets full of old merchants’ houses can be reached within a 10-minute walk from the property.

Rooms are fitted with tatami (woven-straw) flooring and traditional futon bedding. A low table and a TV with satellite channels are provided. Guests can relax in the room with free green tea.

Ryokan Sumiyoshi has a spacious public baths and a small Japanese garden. There are many antiques like pots and samurai armours displayed at the lobby.

Carefully prepared Japanese multi-course dinner, including Hida Beef sukiyaki dish, can be enjoyed at the guest room. Guests can choose to have either Japanese or Western breakfast to satisfy their appetite in the morning.

This property is a ryokan, which is a type of traditional Japanese Inn. Learn more

This is our guests' favourite part of Takayama, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Sumiyoshi Ryokan has been welcoming guests since 22 Feb 2013.

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Takayama, this property has an excellent location score of 9.6

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FREE private parking!


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Property questions and answers
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  • Can your room accommodate a family of 5
    We have family room for 5 guest.
    Answered on 6 November 2021
  • What time do I have to arrive for dinner?
    Please arrive at Sumiyoshi ryokan before dinner time 18:00. We will serve Dinner between 18:00 and 19:30. Dinner time: 18:00-19:30
    Answered on 13 January 2020
  • What time is breakfast served?
    We will serve breakfast between 7:00 and 8:30. Breakfast time: 7:00-8:30
    Answered on 13 January 2020
  • Can you book breakfast only room for 2 nights and add on dinner later for only one night? we plan for 2 nights with 2 breakfasts and only 1 dinner, ..
    Please reserve Breakfast plan for 2 nights. And please send message to us by online system, if you need dinner on the 1st night by extra d..
    Answered on 24 April 2022
  • Do you cater for any allergy or food preferences?
    ベジタリアンやアレルギーのある方は事前(3日前まで)にお申し付けください。当日では対応出来ない場合もございます。 料理に使用する主な材料:肉、魚、かつお出汁、甲殻類、乳製品、卵、魚卵、大豆、ナッツ、ゴマ、小麦粉、米、蕎麦、野菜、果物等 上記以外の食品も使用する場合もございます。 調味料に微量に含まれ..
    Answered on 17 December 2019
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Facilities of Sumiyoshi Ryokan
  • Garden
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Tatami (traditional Japanese flooring)
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
Food & Drink
  • Minibar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
    • Luggage storage
    • Air conditioning
    • Heating
    • Family rooms
    Languages spoken
    • Japanese

    House rules

    Sumiyoshi Ryokan takes special requests - add in the next step!


    15:00 - 18:00


    Until 10:00 hours


    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 aged 4 years and above are considered 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 American Express Sumiyoshi Ryokan accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print

    Guests with children 12 years of age and younger must inform the property at time of booking as additional charges apply. Please specify how many children will be staying with you and their respective ages in the special request box.

    Guests who are paying with an American Express credit card are required to provide the credit card's unique card code (CID) directly to the property via email.

    Guests must check in by 18:00 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 Sumiyoshi Ryokan

    • Check-in at Sumiyoshi Ryokan is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

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

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

      • Yes, Sumiyoshi Ryokan is popular with guests booking family stays.

      • Guests staying at Sumiyoshi Ryokan can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

        Breakfast option(s) include:

        • Asian

      • Room options at Sumiyoshi Ryokan include:

        • Family
        • Triple
        • Twin

      • Sumiyoshi Ryokan is 800 yards from the centre of Takayama.