Yamakyu features classic Japanese-style accommodations with free Wi-Fi. Indoor and outdoor public baths are available for guests to relax in. JR Takayama Train Station is a 20-minute walk away and a free shuttle service is provided from the station. The air-conditioned rooms feature tatami (woven-straw) floors and Japanese futon bedding. A TV, yukata robes, safety box, towels and green tea bags are provided. Includes a private toilet but bathrooms are shared. Guests can enjoy the beautiful Japanese garden or request for relaxing massages. There are 1 computers at the lobby that guests can use. Complimentary coffee and a computer with free internet access are available as well. Local products can be purchased at the souvenir shop. There is a washing machine on site that guests can use for an additional fee. A traditional multi-course meal is served for dinner and a Japanese set menu is available for breakfast. All meals are served at the dining room. Yamakyu Inn is a 5-minute walk from Old Town, Takayama Jinya and the morning market. Hida No Sato Folk Village is a 20-minute bus ride away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Free private parking available on-site

Open-air bath, ​Public Bath


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Room type
Number of guests
1 single bed
1 futon bed
2 futon beds
5 single beds
5 futon beds
7 single beds
7 futon beds
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Takayama
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  • Michelle
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Incredible food for dinner and breakfast. Wonderful location near shrines
  • Elizabeth
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Absolutely wonderful from start to finish. Delightful staff through and through. From our pick up at the train station to the farewell, all the staff were exceptional. The rooms were spotlessly clean and comfy, we had the onsen to ourselves both...
  • Elsa
    We absolutely love our stay at the ryokan Oyado Yamakyu. Everything was perfect, the ryokan is really cute with a retro vibes really on point with the overall ambiance in Takayama. The staff was also really kind and helpfull. The room...

Property surroundings

Facilities of Oyado Yamakyu
Great facilities! Review score, 9.4

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Slippers
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Linen
  • Garden
  • Children's high chair
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Tatami (traditional Japanese flooring)
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Shuttle service
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Vending machine (drinks)
    • Luggage storage
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Reception services
    • Invoice provided
    Entertainment and family services
    • Board games/puzzles
    • Board games/puzzles
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key access
    • Safety deposit box
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Heating
    • Lift
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Full body massage
    • Public Bath
    • Open-air bath
    • Massage
      Additional charge
    Languages spoken
    • English
    • Japanese

    House rules

    Oyado Yamakyu takes special requests - add in the next step!


    From 14:30 to 20:00


    From 07:00 to 10:00



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.


    Entry to the property will be closed between the hours of 23:00 and 05:00

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children of any age are welcome.

    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


    When booking more than 3 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

    Mastercard Visa Cash Oyado Yamakyu 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 must be quiet between 22:00 and 07:00.


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print

    We can provide a mild allergic diet.
    But our most dishes include fish stock, soy and wheat(gluten), we cannot change them.
    We cannot change the small amount of egg, chicken, or nut extract contained in the seasoning.
    We use the same oil we use to fry shrimp, crab, and fish routinely to cook meals.
    Thank you for your understanding.

    The property's shuttle bus leaves JR Takayama Station at the following times: 13:30, 14:30, 15:30, 16:30, 17:30
    To use the hotel's free shuttle, please make a reservation at least 1 day in advance and specify at which time guests would like to take the shuttle. Contact details can be found on the booking confirmation.

    Guests without a dinner meal plan can check-in until 22:00.

    The hotel has a curfew at 23:00. Guests cannot enter or leave the hotel after this time.

    In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

    Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

    It is not possible to stay at this property for Coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

    This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

    FAQs about Oyado Yamakyu

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

      • Massage
      • Open-air bath
      • Public Bath
      • Full body massage

    • Check-in at Oyado Yamakyu is from 14:30, and check-out is until 10:00.

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

    • Oyado Yamakyu is 0.8 miles from the centre of Takayama. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Room options at Oyado Yamakyu include:

      • Twin
      • Single
      • Family

    • Yes, Oyado Yamakyu is popular with guests booking family stays.