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Magoemon

Style: Gassho-Zukuri

Price: ¥7000 ~ ¥10000

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Address (English)

360 Ogicho Shirakawa-mura
Shirakawa-mura
Gifu-ken

Address (Japanese)

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Welcome to Magoemon. This is one of the larger Gassho Zukuri style of accommodations in Shirakawa-go with six guest rooms accommodating up to 18 guests. There is a Japanese-style open hearth, and from Magoemon guests can even see an old fashioned wooden suspension bridge over the famous Shirokawa river. Magoemon serves fresh, seasonal vegetables throughout the year. Check-in is after 15:00 and check-out is before 10:00 am. Snow Warning: There is a lot of snow in Shirakawa-go in January and February so please bring a pair of snow boots. Shirakawa-go can get up to 2 meters (over 6 feet) of snow in February.

Facilities

GUEST ROOMS

  • Japanese Style Room with Private Bath
  • Japanese Style Room with Private Toilet Avialable
  • Large Japanese Style Room (4 or more guests)
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Hanare, (Private Guest Residence)
  • Towels

HOT SPRINGS BATH

  • Shared Outdoor Hot Spring Bath (Same Gender Only)
  • Shared Indoor Hot Spring Bath (Same Gender Only)
  • Private Hot Spring Bath in Guest Room
  • Private Outdoor Hot Spring Bath (Attached to Guest Room)
  • "Family Bath" (Privately Reserved Hot Spring Bath)
  • Mixed Outdoor Hot Spring Bath

REGULAR BATHING FACILITIES

  • Shared Outdoor Bath (Same Gender Only)
  • Shared Indoor Bath (Same Gender Only)
  • Private Outdoor Bath (Attached to Guest Room)
  • "Family Bath" (Privately Reserved Bath)
  • Mixed Outdoor Bath (Both Genders)

MEALS

  • Dinner and Breakfast Plan Available
  • Breakfast Plan Only Available
  • No Meal Plan Available

SPECIAL MEAL REQUEST

  • Special Meal Request (e.g. No Pork)
  • Vegetarian Meals (with fish)
  • Vegetarian Meals (no fish but with fish broth)
  • Western-style Breakfast

DINING ARRANGEMENTS

  • Dinner Served in Guest Room
  • Breakfast Served in Guest Room

OTHER

  • English Ability of the Ryokan Staff/Owners: A Little English Spoken
  • Internet Connection: Wifi Available
  • Parking: Free Parking
  • Curfew Time: 22:00
  • Pickup Service:
  • Single Guests:
  • Children under 12 Years allowed:
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Ryokan Reviews:

Beautiful place, warm welcome

Melissa

Month Of Visit: July

Country Of Reviewer: USA

Atmosphere Rating - 5

Food Rating - 5

Staff Rating - 5

Location Rating - 5

Room Rating - 5

My son and I stayed here for one night. It was a beautifully maintained home next to the river. The accommodations were very comfortable. Shared bathroom was not a problem - very clean and well kept. The meals were perfectly prepared and presented. Our visit to Shirakawa was the highlight of our 2 week trek across Japan. I highly recommend this peaceful retreat!

More than a guest house..

Féssal

Month Of Visit: June

Country Of Reviewer: Kuwait

Atmosphere Rating - 5

Food Rating - 5

Staff Rating - 5

Location Rating - 5

Room Rating - 5

I say this because the owner of this Gassho personally took us with her car to the buss station because it was raining.. She waited in the car with us and did not leave until we were up on the buss To me that was the highlight of my stay.. That kind of thoughtfulness Needless to say.. The rooms and the view.. The surroundings and the kind of guests staying there are all breathtaking Mr. Féssal Rajab voltafy@gmail.com

Good experience, great food

Edwin

Month Of Visit: June

Country Of Reviewer: Singapore

Atmosphere Rating - 5

Food Rating - 5

Staff Rating - 4

Location Rating - 5

Room Rating - 4

The breakfast and dinner were absolutely delightful. Room was comfortable. Since there is only one bathroom, it can get quite crowded at \"peak hour\". Overall, a must-do experience in Shirakawa-go.

Beautiful experience

Paul

Month Of Visit: May

Country Of Reviewer: The Netherlands

Atmosphere Rating - 5

Food Rating - 5

Staff Rating - 5

Location Rating - 5

Room Rating - 5

It was very enjoyable to stay here. Quiet, clean rooms, toilets and bathroom. The dinner and breakfst were very delicious more than enough

A memorable experience

Nadirah

Month Of Visit: May

Country Of Reviewer: Malaysia

Atmosphere Rating - 5

Food Rating - 5

Staff Rating - 5

Location Rating - 4

Room Rating - 5

The four of us stayed here for 1 night, and it was a splendid stay! We had the front room, and it was large enough for the four of us. The futon is great, dinner and breakfast was exceptionally delicious, and the host was very kind. Definitely one of our more memorable experience for a more traditional Japanese feel.

Excellent place

Alejandro

Month Of Visit: April

Country Of Reviewer: Argentina

Atmosphere Rating - 5

Food Rating - 5

Staff Rating - 4

Location Rating - 5

Room Rating - 5

Excellent place to stay, though so limited English is spoken. Anyway...you can easily and happily survive anyway ;-)

A truly wonderful experience that we will remember for a long time

Chunzhen

Month Of Visit: April

Country Of Reviewer: Singapore

Atmosphere Rating - 5

Food Rating - 5

Staff Rating - 5

Location Rating - 5

Room Rating - 5

Dinner and breakfast with the other guests from Japan, France and Australia was the most memorable experience to my family. Food was excellent. Hostesses always showed up at the right time, as if they could gauge exactly when we needed their service.

Totally worth the money

Phattharaphong

Month Of Visit: April

Country Of Reviewer: Thailand

Atmosphere Rating - 5

Food Rating - 5

Staff Rating - 5

Location Rating - 5

Room Rating - 5

We spent only 1 nighht here but it really impress us all. Oba-chan is so kind. The atmosphere is great even without snow. The food is one of the best in our trip, the beef and fish are so delicious we can\'t stop eating it. The rice also very good that we have to fill up many times. The location is a bit difficult to find but very close to the entrance of the village. The room amy be a bit too small for 3 people so oba-chan give us 3 rooms for 6 people which is very impressive. We were very enjoy staying here. Only thing that disturb me is that we have 1 children (4 years olds) with us and in the web it said we don\'t have to pay, but actually she charged us for 1,000 yen for the kids. At least it shoukd be mentioned clearly in the epwebsite or since the check-in process.

worth it!

Angelica

Month Of Visit: March

Country Of Reviewer: Brazil

Atmosphere Rating - 5

Food Rating - 5

Staff Rating - 5

Location Rating - 5

Room Rating - 5

Stayed one night here and had the best night of sleep in onde Monty traveling through Asia.

Enjoying surrounded by snow

Daniel

Month Of Visit: March

Country Of Reviewer: Spain

Atmosphere Rating - 5

Food Rating - 5

Staff Rating - 4

Location Rating - 5

Room Rating - 4

Snow everywhere! We spent a cold day in Shirakawa-Go, and, despite of that, the house was incredible. The room was directly in front of the river and quiet night: only the sound of water descending the valley could be heard. Great traditional dinner and breakfast, unique atmosphere and hot bath to relax. We will never forget this experience!

Stay a Night in Gassho style

Preechaya

Month Of Visit: March

Country Of Reviewer: Thailand

Atmosphere Rating - 4

Food Rating - 5

Staff Rating - 5

Location Rating - 5

Room Rating - 4

I stayed a night here totally 4 guests. They prepared 2 connected room for us with the river view from our rooms. We really love their dinner. Enjoy hida beef with miso sauce and grilled fish. The bath room, we had to share but its clean and hot water are comfortably.

I love the place

Duangruedee

Month Of Visit: March

Country Of Reviewer: Thailand

Atmosphere Rating - 5

Food Rating - 4

Staff Rating - 5

Location Rating - 5

Room Rating - 5

The house is very comfortable. The room is clean. Bathroom & toilet is perfect. The food is very nice. We had very good time in the house.

Unforgetable memory

Waraluck

Month Of Visit: February

Country Of Reviewer: Thailand

Atmosphere Rating - 5

Food Rating - 5

Staff Rating - 5

Location Rating - 5

Room Rating - 5

We spent 1 night at Magoemon (one part of our Honeymoon trip in Japan Y2014), it\'s more than our expected. So lucky for us when we woke up - outside having snow!!!...so romantic when we had breakfast and looking outside when had snow. Bedroom style Ryokan is fantastic experienced. Good memory of hot tube and can see snow outside. Wanna come back again. So warm welcome as a family from the owners of this house (uncle & aunty). Wanna come back again :)

A very nice stay

Tram

Month Of Visit: November

Country Of Reviewer:

Atmosphere Rating - 5

Food Rating - 5

Staff Rating - 4

Location Rating - 4

Room Rating - 4

We had a very nice stay here. The room was small but comfortable enough. It has nice view when we open the side-door. The heater was old and blew out oil smell when starting, but it\'s fine anyway and warm enough. The bathroom is clean and the meals are all very delicious. We love our stay and would like to come back one day.

Definitely a good choice!

Xue ren

Month Of Visit: February

Country Of Reviewer: Malaysia

Atmosphere Rating - 4

Food Rating - 4

Staff Rating - 5

Location Rating - 5

Room Rating - 4

Clean room, friendly staffs, good foods (Especially the fish), easy to access location! An unforgettable experience!

A very good place to stay

Chun-Fu

Month Of Visit: February

Country Of Reviewer: Taiwan

Atmosphere Rating - 5

Food Rating - 5

Staff Rating - 5

Location Rating - 4

Room Rating - 4

This 280-year-old house is quite good. The staffs are nice.

The best of the best!

Waricha

Month Of Visit: January

Country Of Reviewer: Thailand

Atmosphere Rating - 5

Food Rating - 5

Staff Rating - 5

Location Rating - 5

Room Rating - 5

I spent one night at magoemon last January. Everything is splendid! The traditional guestroom and bathroom. Dinner with hida beef and grilled fish was wonderful! I\'m planing to visit here again this winter!
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