Stay in the heart of Takayama Excellent location – show map

Located just a 1-minute walk from popular Miyagawa Morning Market in the heart of Takayama, Sumiyoshi Ryokan offers homely Japanese-style accommodations 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 armors 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' favorite part of Takayama, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Sumiyoshi Ryokan has been welcoming guests since Feb 22, 2013

Property Highlights

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

Breakfast Info


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 November 6, 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 January 13, 2020
  • What time is breakfast served?
    We will serve breakfast between 7:00 and 8:30. Breakfast time: 7:00-8:30
    Answered on January 13, 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 April 24, 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 December 17, 2019
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Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Located in the historic old town

Beautifully preserved Edo-period houses and museums line the streets in Takayama’s old town. Stop by a coffee shop or a sake brewery to soak up the city's vibes.

Amenities 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 available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Baggage storage
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
Languages Spoken
  • Japanese

House rules Sumiyoshi Ryokan takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 6:00 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 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

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's 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 6:00 PM 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

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Sumiyoshi Ryokan by:

    • Airport shuttle (public) 2h 10min

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

  • Room options at Sumiyoshi Ryokan include:

    • Family
    • Triple
    • Twin

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

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

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Asian

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

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

    • Sumiyoshi Ryokan is 2,450 feet from the center of Takayama.