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Iseya is a traditional Japanese minshuku (guesthouse) in the restored tourist town of narai along the Nakasendo. We stayed in the main building in one of three interconnecting tatami rooms. Simple and clean accommodation in an old inn complete with 200 year old beams still...More
Agree with previous descriptions of the layout of the ryokan and the town. We came through as part of Nakasendo trail and this was the fourth ryokan in a row.
The main highlight was the food- really fresh, original, tasty +++. Best food compared to...More
Wow! What a find this place was! The town itself is wonderful. Traditional wooden building construction.
We had the family room in the main building which was upstairs. Shared bathrooms.
The host was so friendly and the food was utterly amazing. They also did so...More
We stayed here as part of the Nakasendo Trail. Iseya is in the middle of the Narai town. Its a simple ryokan with shared bathroom. The bathroom and shower area are very clean. The room is comfortable and I had a good sleep. Oh! and...More
We arrived here for our third night on the Nakasendo trail, arriving in Narai from the Tori Pass around 3 p.m. - not a sinner in sight! We did find a café/bar open, so had several beers before heading for Iseya.
We had two adjoining...More
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I emailed the local tourist board and they gave me a list of the email addresses of different ryokan/minshuku's. I then emailed this ryokan/minshuku directly and they speak English. You can book with them even without... More
I emailed the local tourist board and they gave me a list of the email addresses of different ryokan/minshuku's. I then emailed this ryokan/minshuku directly and they speak English. You can book with them even without downpayment. I can't post the email addresses here because tripadvisor does not allow it. You can send me a direct message if you still need it.
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"We prefer the new room at the back of the main building, we love the garden separating the 2 buildings."