Overview of Hostel
Sora-Ama Hostel is a new hostel which opened in August 2016. We are located in the center of Takayama, only a 3-minute walk from JR Takayama station and bus terminal, andl a 5-minute walk from Old Town.
Our hostel has a dormitory room on the 3rd floor and family rooms on the 4th floor. Each floor
Sora-Ama Hostel is located in the eastern side of the traffic terminal (Takayama station and bus terminal). From the traffic terminal, simply go straight to east for 3 minute on walk, along the tiled street (Ekimae Chuo Street). Below is the detailed direction.
1.From the station ticket gate, cross the first street to east, and you will be on the tiled street (Ekimae Chuo Street).
2.Continue to go straight to east on the tiled street, and you will find a money exchange office on your left in 10 seconds.
3.Continue to go straight to east on the tiled street, and cross streets three times from the money exchange (four times from the station).
4.You'll find a 4-storied yellow-brownish tiled building with a blue-color signboard of ‘SORA-AMA HOSTEL’ on your right on the corner of the tiled street and Route 158.
5.Enter the building from the main door and go upstairs to the third floor (counting the ground floor as the first floor) for the reception of SORA-AMA HOSTEL. Please use stairs, as the building doesn't have elevator..
Our hostel is best located for walking around Takayama. The street which our hostel faces directly connects the traffic terminal (train and bus) and the main sightseeing areas, only three-minute walk to station, and five-minute walk to Old Town. There are many restaurants, pubs, bakeries and tourist services around the hostel, and most of them have English menus. Along the street from the station, there is a money exchange for 19 currencies. The post office is in 20 seconds from our hostel.
Conditions & Policy
1. Check in: 15:00(earliest)-21:00(latest) 2. Check out: 11:00 3. Reception hour: 8:00-21:00 4. Payment:Cash(JPY) and Credit Card 5. Cancellation policy: (1) The guest can cancel free of charge until 2 days before arrival. (2) The guest will be charged the first night if they cancel in the 2 days before arrival or NO SHOW. 6. Age restrciton: (1) Dormitory: 13 years old or above (need to be accompanied by adult) (2) Japanese-style room: No age restriction 7. No smoking 8. Pets are not allowed. 9. The building doesn’t have elevator to go up to our hostel floors.