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Nozawa Onsen

9400-2 Toyosato, Nozawaonsen-mura, Shimotakai-gun 389-2502, Nagano Prefecture
+81 90-9669-6026
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Nozawa Onsen- a must see in any season

Travelled here mid-summer. Stumbled across it actually, en route to Jigokudani Yaen-koen (monkey... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Chris P
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Thoroughly enjoyable town to visit

Great food. Great atmosphere and plenty to see and plenty to see and do. We've visited Japan on... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
Pierre3007
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9400-2 Toyosato, Nozawaonsen-mura, Shimotakai-gun 389-2502, Nagano Prefecture
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Travelled here mid-summer. Stumbled across it actually, en route to Jigokudani Yaen-koen (monkey park). We were reading about nozawa on the Shinkansen to Nagano and decided to change plans and miss he monkey park and head to this Onsen town. For us it was the...More

2  Thank Chris P
Nozawa-Onsen-Guide, Public Relations Manager at Nozawa Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thanks a lot for the review Chris P. and glad you had a great time. We're really happy to see more and more foreigners coming through outside of the ski season. Hope to see you again another time!

Reviewed 30 May 2017

Great food. Great atmosphere and plenty to see and plenty to see and do. We've visited Japan on several occasions to ski snd this was one of our best holidays.

4  Thank Pierre3007
Nozawa-Onsen-Guide, Guest Relations Manager at Nozawa Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Thanks so much for the kind review Pierre3007. Looking forward to having you back in Nozawa Onsen!

Reviewed 27 May 2017

Easy to get to from Tokyo by rail and bus. Picturesque village. No shortage of Onsens. Could do with a 7-11, Lawson, or FamilyMart for if you want to eat-in at night.More

1  Thank CollyWollyAU
Nozawa-Onsen-Guide, Guest Relations Manager at Nozawa Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2017

Hi CollyWollyAU, thanks for taking the time to review and trusting you had a good time. There is a small supermarket available in the village but it doesn't stay open 24 hours like Japanese combini, so just a little more forward planning is needed if...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

If you want to couple a ski trip with immersion into Japan culture, this is it. The ski slopes are varied enough for beginner to advanced skiers. You have both short and very long runs. Depending on where you stay, you may get ski in...More

1  Thank friesbandit
Nozawa-Onsen-Guide, Guest Relations Manager at Nozawa Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Thanks very much friesbandit for the review and lots of good information for travellers. Glad you had a good time and look forward to having you visit again another time!

Reviewed 15 April 2017

This was the second time that I had stayed in this small, relatively unspoilt resort. The town itself is pretty, with the sound of rushing water everywhere. Ski-ing is adequate up to an intermediate level, and with pretty wooded slopes and fine views. Ski hire...More

2  Thank epicurusmaximus744
Nozawa-Onsen-Guide, Guest Relations Manager at Nozawa Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Thanks very much for your review. So glad you had a good time visiting Nozawa Onsen Village. Please come again!

Reviewed 15 April 2017

Cute town with great access to the ski slopes at a reasonable price, close to the snow monkey's and a variety of bars and restaurants in town and up on the edge of the slopes

2  Thank eatlivego
Nozawa-Onsen-Guide, Guest Relations Manager at Nozawa Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Thanks very much for your review. So glad you had a good time visiting Nozawa Onsen Village. Please come again!

Reviewed 5 April 2017

Spent 5 days at Nazawa Onsen. Main activity was skiing but also enjoyed the onsens and the night life. Also had a great half day tour to the snow monkeys (not to be missed!). Very pretty town and easy to navigate once you have your...More

1  Thank Berra_traveller_85
Nozawa-Onsen-Guide, Guest Relations Manager at Nozawa Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Thanks very much for your review. So glad you had a good time visiting Nozawa Onsen Village. Please come again!

Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Loved Nozawa a tradional japanese village where its no to commercialized and the people are wonderful and friendly. Great selection of restaurants and not overpriced either. Loved Nozawa Onsen will be back!!

1  Thank Yvette P
Nozawa-Onsen-Guide, Guest Relations Manager at Nozawa Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2017

Thanks very much for your review. So glad you had a good time visiting Nozawa Onsen Village. Please come again!

Reviewed 5 March 2017

We did a ski trip to Nozawa mid-February. It is very easy walking around the town, and you can get a map that lists the local onsens and shrines etc. Once you get your bearings it's quite simple. You can base yourself off the traffic...More

3  Thank Hannah S
Nozawa-Onsen-Guide, Guest Relations Manager at Nozawa Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2017

Thanks very much for your review. So glad you had a good time visiting Nozawa Onsen Village. Please come again!

Reviewed 2 March 2017

Nozawa Onsen is UNIQUE among major Japanese ski areas in that it has the qualities of a European ski village: a compact, culturally authentic, atmospheric central hub. Other major ski areas in Japan tend to be sprawls which involve riding a ski bus; or lack...More

2  Thank MadamNomad
Nozawa-Onsen-Guide, Guest Relations Manager at Nozawa Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2017

Thanks very much for your review. So glad you had a good time visiting Nozawa Onsen Village. Please come again!

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James F
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Response from Nozawa-Onsen-Guide | Property representative |
Hi James, Yes, season opens early December Contact us at the Nozawa Onsen Guide or check our Nozawa booking engine. Tattoos are generally accepted but we just ask that you be aware of any locals around you. If they are... More
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Jorge F
4 November 2015|
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Response from Samcook18 | Reviewed this property |
Hi...we went late March...still great snow...its great right up to end of peak season (31/3) Come 1 April...cherry blossom's are in the Japanese psyche...so things wind down regardless of the fabulous snow. Snow was... More
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12 October 2015|
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Response from Angela P | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Try not to miss it. It's pretty awesome to watch. If possible go a couple of days before the actual fire festival as they drag the logs through town and that in itself is pretty amazing. Read up on it and find out... More
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