About Us – Welcome to Takayama, welcome to Yamakyu.
In the heart of historical Takayama, and just a short scenic walk from Takayama station, awaits our truly unique traditional guesthouse experience that blends Edo style lodgings and Meiji era treasures.
Our Rooms - Lavish rooms with traditional styling
Step onto soft tatami floors and find yourself in a room designed to create a sense of tranquillity with a harmonious blend of comfort, tradition and modern convenience.
Spa - Two relaxing indoor and outdoor bathing experiences
Relax after a day’s sightseeing in one of Yamakyu’s mineral baths. The tranquil water wheel serves as the shared backdrop of both of our spa experiences, while our outdoor baths offer natural variety with the choice of wood or stone.
Dining - Refinement, artful presentation and good taste - the traditions of Japanese cooking.
Traditional recipes passed down from mothers to daughters from generation to generation, combined with the finest local ingredients produce delicacies that will invigorate your tastes as well as your soul.
Location - Ideally located in the heart of Takayama.
We are located close by all of the major historical Takayama sightseeing spots, such as the Sanmachi Suji old streets, the iconic district and the heart of old town Takayama.
FAQ - Find the answers to your questions here.
All of our guests are unique and have their own essentials and desires. Visit our FAQ page to confirm all of your holiday needs.