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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 13 June 2016

This is a large, older onsen not as well maintained as others? It's still superb - and baths on every level (7 total) - plus one on the roof is fun. I do not prefer group dining for my dinner kaiseki- but- the food is excellent. Location is great. It's fun to walk to the different bath houses scattered around...

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Racine, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Architecturally significant for its construction methods (no nails) and various construction materials. I'm glad we stayed here, experiencing a "cultural treasure". With that said, we would not return. We have stayed in many hot spring ryokans and we came away feeling this gem had started to fade from neglect. In the public baths inside the hotel, paint was cracked, mold...

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Bangkok
Reviewed 24 April 2015

This ryokan is so beautiful and classic. They offer both private and public onsen. Service is excellent. Building layout is so complicated but interesting. They offer dinner and breakfast which are very tradition and healthy. Even the building was built since 80 years ago but it is well maintenance and clean. The decoration is so Japanese and charming.

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Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 5 February 2015 via mobile

Japan Rail was offering a package with rail to the region, rail to the small station, and 2 nights for 50,000Y per person (for wife and I). 30,000Y per person if one night. After much discussion, our Japanese trusted friend and a couple bystanders convinced us that this place is the most famous etc that they would like to stay....

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Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 22 July 2014

The hotel is stunningly beautiful and the onsen (hot spring) is amazing. This Ryokan (Japanese traditional hotel) is about 80 years old and it has 8 different hot spring bath facilities. We had the inexpensive room with one bathroom without shower and bath tab. Since one of the hot spring bath was close to our room, and we have no...

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Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 17 February 2014

Not sure how many of these timber constructed accommodation building left in Japan but certainly, Kanaguya is one of it. It built 78 years ago. As a old building, there are many staircases and narrow corridors throughout. Every staircase and it's ceilings, every corridor's has interesting decoration and built. Total of 29 rooms Kanaguya has and there are 7 large...

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Singapore, null, Singapore
Reviewed 12 November 2011

It is the famous old traditional hotel in Nagano. We stayed at the room 長生閣 Choseikaku, nice interiors and atmosphere, however to lock the door whenever you leave was annoying as they were very old wooden doors. You may find the Moon & the Mt. Fuji hidden art from this room corridor. You can enjoy a few different type of...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 29 July 2011

We stayed here during the winter because this hotel is very famous of its number of private onsens scattered within the hotel. There are basically 6 theme onsens you could use throughout the hotel. All of these are unique in itself and the onsen are meant to have different effects. The hotel itself has lots of history and you can...

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Address: Shibuonsen, Shimotakai-gun, Yamanouchi-machi 381-0401, Nagano Prefecture
Region: Japan > Chubu > Nagano Prefecture > Shimotakai-gun > Yamanouchi-machi > Yudanaka shibu Onsen
Price Range: $378 - $916 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 28
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“We were in Room 106 on the second floor. It was a traditional tatami mat room of good size for 2 people. One nice feature, there was an additional small room off the main room where luggage could be stored or laid out. There was a mini-bar/refrigerator and we had free Wi-Fi in-room. The room looked out onto a village street below. It takes a very long time for hot water to flow from the taps. We had a quiet night there. If you want more details about the rooms, it will help to have someone who speaks Japanese contact them with your questions.”
 of 5 bubbles GlobalCitizen2, 4 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Cheapest sleep only rate room can has no own toilet (share facility). Book with Brekky and Dinner Package.”
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