Located in the historical town of Magome, Tajimaya features Japanese-style accommodations in a 110-year old building. Each room features a flat-screen TV, and guests can relax in the public bath. The property lies in front of a traditional stone-paved street, and is a 5-minute walk from the Magome Bus Stop. Free Wi-Fi is available in the public areas. The air-conditioned rooms include a thermo flask of hot water with green tea bags. Bathroom with a public bath and toilets are shared. Toothbrushes and Japanese Yukata robes are provided for all guests. Guests can sit by the Japanese-style Irori fireplace, or go on hikes along the historical Nakasendo road. A Japanese-style breakfast and dinner are served at the dining room. Breakfast is served at 07:30 and dinner is served at 18:00. Tajimaya Inn is a 5 mi from Tsumago Town and 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.

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

Tajimaya has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Feb 28, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Free private parking


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Room Type
3 futon beds
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Guest reviews


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  • Deidre
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Excellent location- included breakfast and dinner. Host sang a sing for us before we left- he sings well and was very pleasant. Beautiful area and the property was perfect.
  • Kerry
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The staff was extremely kind and friendly. The dinner was amazing.
  • Winyaroop
    Beautiful ryokan, very comfortable mattress and futon, breakfast and dinner was very delicious and beautiful arrangement, staff were very kind and attentive, excellent location for start Nakasendo trail.
  • Elena
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    A small but very cozy family run inn right in the center of town. Great value, really delicious breakfast and dinner. The hinoki bath is a must. Perfect place to stay while exploring the Nakasendo trail.
  • Ryan
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The traditional Japanese guesthouse experience was unique and special. The set meals were phenomenal. The staff was terrific. The owner performed a traditional samurai song and dance after dinner that was great. Location is right on the main...
  • Leon
    Lovely spacious room, tea and cookies on arrival, staff attended to my dietary needs.
  • Pitts
    the location of Tajimaya is incredible. You are in the heart of the Magome -juku area on the main pedestrian street, surrounded by shops. Breakfast and dinner are incredibly filling (great for energy if you’re going for a hike!) . this ryokan has...
  • Brian
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    beautiful older property with really friendly hosts. The futons were a lot more comfortable with than I was expecting. The dinner was really delicious and more than enough. The bath was very relaxing.
  • Nara
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The dinner and breakfast are good. The food definitely caters to foreign tourist tastes. So if you want to try out Japanese food experience, while still staying in your comfort zone, this place is for you.
  • Emina
    Area is great. Food is delicious and they serve very generously.

Property questions and answers
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  • Please could you tell me if the onsen accepts guests with Tattoos? my husband as a couple. Thank you

    Hello Please be assured. It's okay. Thank you very much. Tajimaya
    Answered on 5 January 2020
  • Hi, May I know if the food is the same every day as we plan to stay for 2 nights. Thanks.

    Dinner will little change
    Answered on 7 December 2022
  • Is the hotel able to assist with luggage forwarding to Tsumago? Thanks!

    After March 20, luggage will be transported. If you bring it to the Magome Tourist Information Center, it will be transported for 1000 yen.
    Answered on 26 January 2020
  • hi when can I book for February 2024 please?

    Hello. There is building maintenance in February. I think it will be closed until around the 20th. Reservation acceptance is undecided. I'm sorry.
    Answered on 21 June 2023
  • Hello, is a vegetarian meal possible? I do not eat meat or fish. Thanks

    Hello It is possible, but the number of items may decrease. Thank you very much.
    Answered on 29 January 2023
  • Would we be able to drop off our luggage before check in time (for example, at 11am) and have it held safely for us? That way, we can do the hike to T..

    We can keep your luggage.
    Answered on 7 September 2023
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Amenities of Tajimaya
Great facilities! Review score, 8.4

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
    • Vending machine (drinks)
    • Baggage storage
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key access
    • Air conditioning
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    Languages Spoken
    • Japanese

    Sustainability initiatives

    This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

    House rules

    Tajimaya takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 3:00 PM to 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 over 6 are welcome.

    Children 13 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.

    Age restriction

    No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 6 and up are allowed)

    Mastercard Visa Discover JCB Diners Club American Express Cash Tajimaya accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Smoking is not allowed.


    Parties/events are not allowed

    Quiet hours

    Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 7:00 AM.


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print

    The hotel has a curfew at 22:00. Guests cannot enter or leave the hotel after this time.

    During the winter season, guests are advised to bring warm clothes as the property is more than 100 years old and heating may not be sufficient in guestrooms.

    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.

    Please inform Tajimaya 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.

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

    FAQs about Tajimaya

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

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

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

      • Room options at Tajimaya include:

        • Twin
        • Triple

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