Surrounded by the greenery of Shiroyama-kōen, this upscale hillside ryokan on the edge of town has wonderful outdoor rooftop hot springs with city views and sumptuous kaiseki (Japanese haute cuisine). If arriving by train, it's easiest to grab a taxi out here.
Hoshokaku features Japanese-style rooms in a traditional building. Guests can soak in the indoor and outdoor hot-spring baths and relax in the spacious public baths which features planetarium facilities. A free shuttle is available from JR Takayama Train Station, which is a 5-minute drive away. Free WiFi is available in public areas. The air-conditioned rooms feature Western-style beds and a tatami (woven-straw) seating area. Each includes a flat-screen TV, a fridge and an electric kettle. The en suite bathroom comes with a hairdryer. Guests can purchase local products at the souvenir shop and relax in the massage chairs at the spa. A foot bath is available on the top floor which features views of the city. A traditional multi-course meal is provided for dinner and a Japanese set-menu for breakfast. All meals are served in the dining room. Hoshokaku Inn is a 5-minute walk from the historical Old Town, the Morning Market and Sanmachi Street.
Guests with a tattoo may not be permitted to enter public bathing areas and other public facilities. To use the hotel's free shuttle, please make a reservation at least by 12:00 on the day of check-in. Contact details can be found on the booking confirmation. The free shuttle is available between 14:00-18:00 with advance reservation. Please notify your expected arrival time at Takayama Train Station. Please note that vegetarian meals are not available. Guests who have food allergies should inform the property in advance. Please contact the property 3 days in advance to make a dinner reservation. Contact details can be found in the booking confirmation.
Guests must check in by 18:00 to eat dinner at this property. Guests who check in after this time may not be served dinner, and no refund will be given.