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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful two days we spent in this engaging ryokan where our hosts provided us with transport to and from the snow monkey park which was one of the highlights of our trip. We also relaxed in the open air onsen with the backdrop...More

Thank janicebrackenridge
Response from yumoto, オーナー at Shimaya RyokanResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much posting nice review to us.There are manyother highlights besides Snow monkey. we will guide you. And enjoy your trip.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owner and his wife welcomed us warmly and went out of their way to make our visit memorable. We were given lifts to see the snow monkeys and to the station to catch our train. We were also able to use their own charming...More

Thank TheProth
Response from yumoto, オーナー at Shimaya RyokanResponded 5 days ago

Thank you having stay you stay with us at Shimaya. Our hotel is small inn. I will support you during stay at our hotel

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love the location and the friendly owners! They made our stay very enjoyable! Not only did he drive us up so we could walk to the snow monkeys but he also came to get us when we were done. His wife was so lovely...More

Thank canadiankat2018
Response from yumoto, オーナー at Shimaya RyokanResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much having you stay with us at Shimaya. There are a lot of highlights other than the snow monkeys. I will introduce a famous sightseeing spot next time. Apples are major agricultual products of our town. and it is very sweet and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to see Snow Monkeys, Shimaya is the place to stay. Mr & Mrs. Yumoto are very friendly and generous and speak english. They drove us to & from the train station, to & from the Monkey Park and recommended an excellent local...More

Thank Greg B
Response from yumoto, オーナー at Shimaya RyokanResponded 3 weeks ago

Please give my regards to your child. he stayed our hotel 4 years ago. and he introduced our hotel to you. thank you for remember to us. we are sharing memories with guest. I appreciate your son's wonderful memories of his stay.

Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

This is the nicest hotel I’ve ever visited! I recommend you guys to try this place. The owner is very kind you’ll feel like you’re at home while staying here. This was my 1st onsen experience and I found that it’s really good for my...More

Thank Ajchrey B
Response from yumoto, オーナー at Shimaya RyokanResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you having you stay with us at Shimaya. monkeyes, it is different from the common zoo. every morning monkeys are comming from mountains. and they are playing with kids near riverside or take bath in the park. when it began to get dark, they...More

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#5 Best Value Hotel in Yamanouchi-machi
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mtexplore5678
September 13, 2017|
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Response from Wiselook | Reviewed this property |
Apologies for the slow response. There is no restaurant within the Ryokan we self catered. The hot spring is a 5 minute walk away.
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August 9, 2017|
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"We were on the second floor which was good as there is no lift."
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"high rooms facing the road - you need to carrie your bags up the stairs."
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"I recommend getting a room with your own bathroom."
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"Hotel has 4 floors and we had decent views from the highest floor."
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