Honjin Hiranoya Kachoan is a luxurious ryokan located on the Miya River, in the heart of historic Takayama Old Town. All of the city’s best sightseeing spots are nearby including the Jinya morning market, Ninjadera, and the famed Nakabashi Bridge.
The inn is designed in the traditional Japanese style, with classic guest rooms featuring understated décor and elegant ambiance. Traditional features such as tatami-mat flooring and shoji screens combine with modern conveniences like flatscreen TVs and ensuite baths, creating spaces that are ripe with comfort and hospitality.
Honjin Hiranoya was awarded TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Japan Top 25 in 2015, and guests return again and again to experience the luxurious accommodations, historic area, and relaxing amenities on site.
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Honjin Hiranoya Kachoan Information
- Location & Getting There:
Honjin Hiranoya Kachoan is located on the Miya River in the heart of historic Takayama Old Town. Chubu Centrair International Airport is 2-hours and 40-minutes by car.
A Japanese aesthetic reigns supreme at Honjin Hiranoya Kachoan, where rooms combine the best of tradition and modernism in a perfect balance of yin and yang. Classic rooms feature understated décor and elegant ambiance. Tatami-mat flooring and shoji screens combine with flatscreen TVs and ensuite baths, creating spaces that are ripe with comfort and hospitality.
Hot spring baths
With Honjin Hiranoya Kachoan as your base, the city of Takayama is a treasure ready to be explored. Set out from your post beside the Miya River and wander through the old town. Visit the Jinya morning market and marvel at the traditional Edo-era architecture in the streets. Spend an afternoon in Hida No Sato Folk Village and let the serenity and quiet of Japanese culture envelope you in peace.
For days closer to home, relax and unwind in the indoor hot spring baths, featuring luxurious toiletries and calming views. Dine on authentic Japanese cuisine, made with locally-raised Hida beef. Soak up everything the area has to offer, creating memories that will last a lifetime.
Children are welcome at Honjin Hiranoya Kachoan.