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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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41 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016

This hotel is not in the center of town but there is a shuttle and its worth the time...no need to leave the hotel anyway. We were greeted by a full staff and check in was a breeze....even though little English is spoken. I think the clientele is mainly Japanese. The room was Japanese style with mats and futons....very large... More 

Thank greenchili21
State of Sao Paulo
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

It was my first time in Japan and in my grandfather's hometown and I stayed at this ryokan. I've never been in a ryokan and I've never imagined it was so fancy, wonderful, the staff was very great too (some of the understood English), there is a mini store inside the ryokan, a nice restaurant and a wonderful Japanese style... More 

Thank cheshirecat1980
Suffolk, Virginia
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24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2016

My wife and several of her classmates from college had a reunion at Hotel Shoho. All of us had small children except one couple. It was an excellent stay. The rooms and facilities were typical Japanese - clean and immaculate. They rooms were Japanese style with tatami mats and bed rolls which were very comfortable. Although the bathroom facilities in... More 

1 Thank Samuel E
Toronto, Canada
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141 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Spent two nights here during my visit to Matsumoto last winter. This hotel was in the area of Utsukushigahara Onsen, a huge property on the highland. It was my third choice on the hotel list for reservation and I had no luck for the first two, so it was my very first time to book a japanese style hotel room... More 

2 Thank Amber201083
New Delhi, India
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127 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

The high point of the stay were the hot springs. I enjoyed that very much! The rooms which I shared with a friend were excellent - large and comfortable with very well appointed bath and toilet. One of the room had tatami mats and other more conventional beds. The breakfast was large and quite generous. The whole experience was quite... More 

Thank MakCha
Singapore, Singapore
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76 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

Did not stay here but came to use the hot springs. The location was very far off though they have a shuttle bus. The hot springs seemed to be very popular as it was really crowded. But the facility was huge. One of the largest I've been too. They also have outdoor onsen pools which was a huge plus.

Thank silverspire
Toyonaka, Japan
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386 reviews
92 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2014

About ober 8:45PM.many mennbae are finish the job? 大体、午後8:45過ぎ、すったふの多くが退社されてか? I feel service not enough,espesially Dinner. 特に夕食でそれを感じました。 But,very beautiful night view of Matsumoto city from room,room is clean and huge. しかし、松本市街を見渡す夜景はとても美しく、部屋はきれいで非常に大きかったです。 PS:massage by chinese style(Leg)is pain too much,no good.Only painful! Three days later Cured! I like massage veru much!! 中国式マッサージ、だめです。痛いだけで ,痛みが取れるまで三日かかりました!私はマッサージが大好きなんです。

Thank 泰吾 中
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155 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2014 via mobile

It's certainly not close the train station but worth the trip. They have a shuttle bus you can take which leaves almost every hour until 5pm. It's a little pricey but also includes a full five course meal and a wonderful breakfast. The hotel general areas have all been updated and are beautiful. The lobby is great and of course... More 

Thank Funkyjive5
Tokyo, Japan
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117 reviews
105 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2013

We really enjoyed our stay at the Hotel Shoho in Matsumoto. I had a corner room on the top floor, so was able to see a view over the whole city including the Minami Alps, these mountains are truly stunning. The Shoho is easy to access from central Matsumoto; just a 3/4 kilometre drive to the hotel. The staff are... More 

Thank majicka
Auckland, New Zealand
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26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2013

This was a ryokan style hotel (no bedding out in the room during the day and they bring out the futon bed at night) with lovely public bath/onsen (hot pool). We are a family of 5 and they were able to cater us in one room (this is sometimes difficult in Japan) and the view from the room was really... More 

Thank Toko K

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Address: 527 Satoyamabe, Matsumoto 390-0221, Nagano Prefecture
Region: Japan > Chubu > Nagano Prefecture > Matsumoto > Utsukushigahara Onsen
Price Range: $176 - $420 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Shoho 3.5*
Number of rooms: 97
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