THE MACHIYA HANAREA traditional Japanese machiya villa
just a few steps from Takayama Old Town

Located along the banks of the Miyagawa River, in an area known for its charming and picturesque historical streets,
is our renovated, private machiya villa. This traditional Japanese villa (holiday house) features a kitchen, luxurious bathroom, 2 bedrooms, and a calming view of the Miyagawa River.

Stay at THE MACHIYA HANARE private villa and experience the traditions of Takayama city, Japan.

  • floor111㎡
  • GUESTSUp to 4 Guests*
  • Bedroom2 Bedrooms
  • BedKing Bed x 1
  • FutonFuton Bedding x 3
  • BathroomBathrooms x 2
  • ToiletToilets x 2
  • wi-fiWi-Fi
  • Floor HeatingFloor Heating
  • KitchneKitchen
  • IHIH Stovetop
  • MicrowaveMicrowave
  • AmenitiesAmenities
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • IronIron
  • YukataYukata
  • Air ConditioningAir Conditioning
  • HumidifierHumidifier

Wake up every morning to a spectacular view of the Miyagawa River. Use the kitchen to prepare light meals with local produce picked up from the Miyagawa Morning Market. Instead of a typical Japanese 'onsen' hot spring, relax your mind, body and soul in a fragrant hinoki wood bath in the privacy of this traditional machiya villa. In the evenings, wind down in the Japanese-style room that features a folding screen art and bamboo light fixtures, or in the Western-style bedroom with a large, king-sized bed in a calming atmosphere.

Reserve this entire private machiya villa, which has been comfortably renovated while retaining its traditional atmosphere, and experience the nature and rich culture of Hida Takayama city.


Bedding Configuration

Luxurious bath made with local Hida Takayama cypress
Takayama’s hinoki (Japanese cypress) has been famous since ancient times for its high-quality timber, fragrant aroma and beautiful grain, and we have specially designed this bath with Takayama's locally-grown hinoki wood.
To make your even more luxurious, we've prepared "Masu Bath Salts," bath salts that have been infused with the aroma of hinoki cypress. In addition to bathroom, an additional shower room and toilet can be found on the 2F, perfect for larger groups of family and friends. Bath & Face Towel / Bath Amenities
Sweeping Views of the Miyagawa River
The 2F dining room showcases views of the Miyagawa River from its floor-to-ceiling windows. Admire the wooden beams stretching across the ceiling, and the "kumi-himo" traditional craftwork that further emphasizes this room's spaciousness.
On sunny days, you can sit on the patio sofa and enjoy the seasonal views of the Miyagawa River up close. At night, listen to the gentle sounds of the river and enjoy a meal made using local Takayama produce. Gather around the table and reminisce about your day or plan where you'd like to visit next with family and friends. Floor Heating / Air Conditioning / TV / Soundbar Speakers
Classic Japanese-style Room
A classic Japanese-style room with lined with tatami mats and decorated with auspicious motifs. The 'tokonoma' alcove depicts an artpiece with "bamboo," a recreation of a famous folding screen from the Edo period.
On the sliding door are delicately stamped "rabbits," which have been a symbol of prosperity since ancient times. You'll also find bamboo light fixtures and a lantern made of Mino washi, a traditional craft of Gifu Prefecture, casting a warm and gentle light in the room. Floor Heating / Air Conditioning / 1~3 futon beddings can be set
Cook with fresh, local ingredients
Self-Catering Kitchen
This machiya villa features a kitchen equipped with an induction stove, microwave, refrigerator, cooking utensils, tableware, and more. Pick up Takayama's famous Hida-gyu beef, or fresh local vegetables at the Miyagawa morning market and make light meals during your stay. Enjoy it with green tea from a long-established local tea shop "Shofuen Matsuno Chaho" or our original "MACHIYA Coffee" blend.
You'll also find a washing machine with dryer function - convenient for both short and long stays. Washing Machine (dryer function incl.) / Kitchen Facilities
King Bed in a Spacious and Relaxing Bedroom
On the 1F is a Western-style bedroom with one king bed with a comfortable Japanese brand 'Nishikawa' mattress. Relax and unwind from your travels in this peaceful and tranquil space. (Sleeps up to 2 guests) Floor Heating / Air Conditioner
Walk-in Closet
A spacious & onvenient space for storing your cloths & luggage. Perfect for both larger groups, or long-term stays. Iron & Ironing Board / Safe Box
  • 宮川の畔り
  • 高山の町並み
Surrounded by the Japanese Alps
and the historical streets of Takayama Old Town
Enjoy a relaxing stroll along the river while admiring the seasonal atmosphere, or enjoy a meal and browse the shops that line the streets. The Miyagawa morning market, where fresh local vegetables and fruits are sold, is just a 5-minute walk away and is held daily. You'll even find a 'Kongotai' right next to your villa, where one of Takayama's famous floats is kept, waiting to be shown during the Spring Takayama Festival.

For our Guests Staying at

  • As this is a private machiya villa (holiday house) there will be no staff on-site. However, please feel free to contact our hotel staff using the house phone at any time.
  • Please complete check-in at the front desk of THE MACHIYA HOTEL TAKAYAMA (main hotel building), which is a short walk from Takayama Station.
  • Once you have completed your check-in, a complimentary taxi shuttle will take you to your private villa, THE MACHIYA HANARE. (One taxi per reservation)
  • Parking is available at THE MACHIYA HOTEL TAKAYAMA (main hotel building). However, as parking spots are limited, reservations will be required. If the hotel parking lot is full, we will provide you with information regarding nearby coin-operated parking lots.
  • Smoking is prohibited inside and the area surrounding THE MACHIYA HANARE private villa.
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