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Down comforters, free WiFi
Down comforters, free WiFi
Down comforters, free WiFi
Down comforters, free WiFi


2.5 out of 5

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Spa
  • Business Services
  • Housekeeping

Explore the area

    Popular LocationHirayu Waterfall2 min drive
    Popular LocationOkuhida Bear Park4 min drive
    Popular LocationFukuji Onsen7 min drive
    AirportMatsumoto (MMJ-Shinshu - Matsumoto)70 min drive

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Japanese-Style Room, Smoking with No View (7.5 Tatami mats, Shared Bath)

  • 146 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Twin Futons

Japanese-Style Room (Family, 10 Tatami mats, Shared Bath)

  • 195 sq ft
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Twin Futons

Japanese-Style Room, Smoking (10 Tatami mats, Shared Bath)

  • 195 sq ft
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 Twin Futons

Superior Traditional Japanese-Style Room, Smoking (12 Tatami mats, Shared Bath)

  • 213 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 Twin Futons

About this area


Aihoukan is located in Takayama. Shinhotaka Ropeway and Kamikochi Trail are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Hirayu Waterfall and Chubu-Sangaku National Park. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including skiing lessons and snowboarding.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Hirayu Waterfall - 2 min drive
  • Okuhida Bear Park - 4 min drive
  • Fukuji Onsen - 7 min drive
  • Taisho Pond - 7 min drive
  • Mount Yake - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Shin shimashima station - 29 min drive


  • Ankiya restaurant — 11 min walk
  • Oyado Nozawa — 7 min drive
  • 上高地食堂 — 10 min drive
  • Oshokujidokoro Kyudo — 14 min drive
  • Sanbondaki Resthouse — 29 min drive
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About this property


Ryokan with free parking, near Hirayu Waterfall
Spa services, a 24-hour front desk, and gift shops/newsstands are available at this ryokan. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a ballroom. All 11 rooms offer free WiFi, down comforters, and LCD TVs. Guests will also find electric kettles, in-room massages, and phones. Bathrooms are shared.
Aihoukan offers 11 accommodations with slippers and complimentary toiletries. Beds feature down comforters. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Refrigerators and in-room massages can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. Public bath/onsen services include an indoor mineral hot springs (Japanese-style onsen) and a yukata (Japanese robe). These services feature separate men and women areas.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Limited onsite parking

Things to do

  • Hot springs
  • Shopping
  • Spa services

Family friendly

  • Refrigerator (on request)


  • Ballroom
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage

Business services

  • Meeting rooms


  • Indoor mineral hot springs (onsen)
  • Outdoor mineral hot springs (onsen)
  • Separate men/women areas in public bath
  • Yukata (Japanese robe)

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Down comforter
  • Heating (climate-controlled)


  • Free toiletries
  • Shared bathroom


  • LCD TV

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator (on request)


  • In-room massage
  • Phone
  • Slippers

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Check-in from 3 PM - 6 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
This property cannot accommodate dietary restrictions, including vegan or gluten-free diets.
Guests who wish to have dinner during their stay are encouraged to book a Dinner Included rate, or request dinner (surcharge) at least 1 day in advance of arrival. Dinner service cannot be requested at check-in.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: JPY 150 per person, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property only accepts cash for all bookings and onsite payments
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Japanese futons are provided based on the number of adults in the reservation.

We should mention

The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare requires all international visitors to submit their passport number and nationality when registering at any lodging facility (inns, hotels, motels, etc. ); additionally, lodging proprietors are required to photocopy passports for all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file

Property is also known as

Aihoukan Inn Takayama
Aihoukan Inn
Aihoukan Takayama
Aihoukan Ryokan
Aihoukan Takayama
Aihoukan Ryokan Takayama

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Aihoukan and receive a full refund?
Yes, Aihoukan offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Aihoukan cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Aihoukan pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Aihoukan?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Aihoukan?
Check-in is from 3 PM - 6 PM.
What time is check-out at Aihoukan?
Check-out is at 10 AM.
Where is Aihoukan located?
Situated in Takayama, this ryokan is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Hirayu Onsen and 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Hirayu Waterfall. Okuhida Bear Park is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) away.
Rating 5 - Excellent. 17 out of 23 reviews
5 - Excellent 74%
Rating 4 - Good. 5 out of 23 reviews
4 - Good 22%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 23 reviews
3 - Okay 4%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 23 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 23 reviews
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
This is a traditional Japanese Onsen Ryokan with the option of Rotemburo for a fully authentic Onsen experience. The room sport traditional Japanese tatami and shoji coupled with comfortable futon beds that will lull you into some of the sweetest slumbers. However, those are not the best features of Aihoukan; Eri-san is the hallmark of service excellence. Coming from a tropical country, I have very little experience of maintaining a car in snowy climate. Eri-san took really good care of me and the rental by helping us to clear the snow accumulated on the car without us asking. In addition, I have carelessly left my camera charger and battery at the Ryokan, but Eri-san went over and beyond to mail the charger and battery to my hotel in my next destination. Kudos to the great service and facilities at Aikouhan; they didn’t just make my holiday, they’ve saved it.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Good services
The services is very good. The family is very nice and helpful. I have came last October, and found foods are not so good as before. Anyway, overall is still excellent.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
pretty place. Clean and close to the bus station.
Best experience for us during our Japan trip. The place is super clean. The decoration is on point. Staff is extra extra friendly and helpful. We loved everything about this place. Plus on top of that, we came there during the Sakura season so it wasn't crowded at all and we got to use the hot spring all to ourselves. I would definitely come back again if I happen to visit Japan next time.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2019

5/5 Excellent

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Great stay
Hotel was a few minutes walk from the bus terminal. Hotel stay was great, staffs was friendly and tried her best to make our stay as comfortable as possible.

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Great service
Attendant was very careful and thoughtful about all queries although she speaks very little English. Air-conditioning was old style but the weather was good so we left the windows open. The outdoor bath was small but comfortable and clean. Food was good too.

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