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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This Ryokan is comfortable, clean, well positioned with friendly helpful staff. Shopping, a great market area and restaurants are close by, as are the extraordinary gardens and the Kanazawa Castle. There's lots of nice restaurants to choose from, but reserve at least one night to eat at the Ryokan as the food is first class (the dining area is ok...

Thank killermagpie
St Ives, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely loved our stay here. Our room was lovely, the food excellent and Mie, a delightful and charming hostess. The location was perfect, and we spent several days exploring this interesting and beautiful town. I would recommend this Ryokan to anybody who wants to experience a slice of the Japanese way of life.

Thank mou5e
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this place, our room was twice as big as our apartment in Kyoto and, though we had booked a "shared bathroom", were thrilled to discover that we had a sink and high-tech Japanese toilet in our suite. We didn't dine there (as we were doing kaiseki meals elsewhere) but the other visitors raved about the quality. What we did...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 22 November 2016

A small and simple ryokan with fantastic staff and wonderful rooms. If you are looking for something in a traditional Japanese style with futons and Japanese meals served in your room, this is it. Most rooms share a bath, but that was not a problem.

Thank ByronFurseth
Ube, Japan
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The staff and facilities here are just so wonderful. Lovely rooms, food and situated centrally. Breakfast is traditional Japanese; there is also coffee available. Lots of information in English. What is not to love?

Thank tes108
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We had a delightful stay here for one night (wished I stayed longer). From the second we entered this peaceful ryokan, we were greeted warmly by Mie who spoke excellent English.I strongly recommend dining within the ryokan as the dinner and breakfast served were absolutely delicious with freshly bought local produce. The ryokan is situated within walking distance to most...

1Thank julzy83
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2016

What a great place ! We stayed in an immaculate Japanese-style family room for 4 (with a Western bathroom) for 2 nights in August 2016. It’s the real Ryokan experience – the building is ancient with a superlative, if tiny, public room on the first floor with breathtaking pine tree cross beams that reminded me of a medieval English barn....

1Thank Simon L
Turin, Italy
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We spent one night at Sumiyoshiya in Auguts 2016 and we really enjoyed it. This is a small (4 rooms I think) family run traditional ryokan. Our room was really spacious and seemed to be recentrly renovated especially the private bathroom and toilet areas. Staff/owners are really friend,y and speak good English. The ryokan is in a very nice typicla...

Reviewed 14 July 2016

We read about this inn in a Japanese guidebook which says that it is very good. The inn was located 5 min walk from the major seafood market, where you can eat fresh raw seafood on the spot with a reasonable price. Don't expect a hotel/ butler service, as this inn is family run. We were served by a middle...

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Reviewed 1 July 2016

What a wonderful place! Perfectly located, traditional inn for 9 generations in the same family. I stayed here for 2 nights in June 2016 on a business + leisure trip to Japan. Really glad I stopped in Kanazawa, where it looked like I was one of few Western visitors during my stay. This ryokan is beautifully appointed and the food...

Thank Filippo_Glasgow

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Sumiyoshiya Ryokan is located Kanazawa City of Japan. Close to the Kenroku-en Garden, Omi-cho fish Market. Our Ryokan has the longest history of 300 years among all the Ryokans in such Kanazawa.We are simple and small Inn though, all through the ages we find customer's smile encouraging and will continue to our Ryokan business in future as well. Please relax at Sumiyoshiya Ryokan and have a pleasant day! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sumiyoshiya

Address: 54 Jitsukenmachi, Kanazawa 920-0906, Ishikawa Prefecture
Region: Japan > Chubu > Ishikawa Prefecture > Kanazawa
Price Range: ₹ 3,547 - ₹ 10,163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“Traditional Japanese. Shower is optional extra, not necessary if you are used to public baths”
  • Nearby gardens
 of 5 bubbles killermagpie, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There is one room with a private bath.”
 of 5 bubbles ByronFurseth, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with a shared shower/onsen are perfectly fine and add to the Japanese feel of the place.”
 of 5 bubbles Filippo_Glasgow, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Our room was upstairs... which provided more privacy and less foot-traffic.”
 of 5 bubbles aloha1390, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“I would recommend a room away from the street. And for a luxurious private bath experience, spring for the attached bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles Chaosgirl29, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
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