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Irori in the lobbyEntrance of the ryokan Ichikawa in Ena, Oi-juku, Nakasendo
Private room in ryokan (japan)

Tradition Ryokan on the Nakasendo Trail no lunch

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Tradition Ryokan on the Nakasendo Trail no lunch

4 guests
1 bedroom
4 beds
1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
4 beds
1 bath

Ichikawa Ryokan, managed by Sachiko the 16th generation of Ichikawa, is well located for people who want to enjoy traditional lodging and the Nakasendo Trail to Tsumago (about 7 h of walk from the ryokan).
The ryokan is 5 min by walk from the station.
This annonce is no meal (Attention!!)


Air conditioning
Laptop friendly workspace

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Check-in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 10AM


22 Reviews

Edwin User Profile
June 2018
Absolutely beautiful Ryokan full of history! My room had a priva bath, and opened onto the garden. Sachiko-san and her team were lovely and very helpful!
Nathan User Profile
April 2018
We had a lovely time staying here and would highly recommend it. Location is fantastic - only a few mins from Ena station and a couple of stops from where you catch the bus up to Magome if you're hiking the Nakasendo or want to see the post towns. Sachiko was very helpful with d…
Sean User Profile
April 2018
Great place! Highly recommend this traditional ryokan. Amazing food here too. Strongly recommend eating here and the hosts were so kind and beautiful people. A wonderful experience for our family.
Brittany User Profile
October 2017
We booked this place as a base for doing the Tsumago-Magome walk. I’m quite happy we chose this Ryokan in Ena as I feel it was excellent value compared to the high mark ups in the post town, they’re still an easy train ride away. This Ryokan is spotless, comfortable and has a lon…
Darian User Profile
August 2017
An authentic Japanese experience through and through. We had the most amazing room, right next to a beautiful garden. We could only afford the breakfast, but it was an excellent start to each day. The location is great, minutes from the station and close to restaurants and coffe…
Booking Helper User Profile
Response from Booking Helper:
Thank you Dorian for the feedback (public & private one, for the later we would like to get several more to offer because there are not a lot on airbnb, especially in our quite remote area).
August 2017
Sam User Profile
April 2017
This ryokan is truly beautiful and the staff are incredible generous and welcoming. The inn is run by a family who have been there for 16 generations. The food is also incredible and I highly recommend the dinner. The gardens are exquisite. Amazing place.
Alex User Profile
April 2017
This ryokan was a highlight of our trip. We were greeted by the three generations of the family dressed in kimonos who saw to our needs in a charming way. Our room was traditional and beautiful, spacious and warm and comfortable. The meals were quite expensive but of the highest …

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Ena, JapanJoined in October 2013
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