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Nozawa Onsen

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Address: 9400-2 Oaza Toyosato, Shimotakai-gun, Nozawaonsen-mura 389-2502, Nagano Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 80-88174888
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Activities: Skiing

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A hidden gem that won't stay hidden

Nozawaonsen is perfect for travellers who want the benefits of a well-serviced ski resort, restaurants, bars and activities, but don't want a big resort feel and still want to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Nozawaonsen is perfect for travellers who want the benefits of a well-serviced ski resort, restaurants, bars and activities, but don't want a big resort feel and still want to experience Japanese culture. This charming village hits the mark. The snow was perfect powder, the locals were lovely and helpful, the food choices were varied and brilliant (check out the Okonomiyaki... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I can without a doubt say I'm in love with Nozawa Onsen I think about it all the time. We stayed during the fire festival and what an experience that was! Rug up if your going and take advantage of the alcohol everywhere it will keep you warm. Beautiful village. Amazing onsens. I just spent hours wandering the streets.

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

it is the most charming hotel i have been to a natural hot spring and heaters under your room table {if your lucky enough } the staff is very friendly and helpful good breakfast and dinner it is very traditional and charming it is an amazing experience will come back!

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Beautiful location, such a great little town. The public onsen was an experience for sure, can't wait to go back to visit again

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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Skied late Feb and had the best time best time ever, if you are thinking of skiing Japan check out Nozawa Holiday's they will look after all you needs, honestly nothing was too much trouble they helped in every possible way. I tried to book at the same place for the up coming Christmas at the same place but sadly... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Loved the whole village, the food, the onsen and especially where we stayed at Kamoshika Lodge. The village is traditional unspoilt by tourism. There is ample eating choices (traditional Japanese as well as some western influenced places) . Such a wonderful holiday/ culture and ski experience.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

nozawa is as close as you get to a small intimate ski resort with some cute little restauarants and apres ski bars. the main drwaing card are the public 24/7 open onsen, free of charge!

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

love this place. the village was fantastic, people amazing and the skiing was wonderful. we stayed at Kamoshika Lodge, had dinner at St Anton's, Wakagiri, Banri & Sakai - all were fabulous.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Nice village. Helpful locals. Easy to get to by Shinkansen from Tokyo to Iiyama and then 20 minute bus. It's quiet at nights but plenty of dinner options and a few bars. Onsen everywhere. Traditional Ryoken (Try Kiriya Ryoken) make this town a delight all year round.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We went for the incredible skiing and fell in love with this beautiful mountain village. Nozawa Onsen is an 800 year-old village with so much charm and history. There are 13 public onsens (natural hot mineral spring bath houses) and some upmarket private onsens with showers in the village to soak your weary bones after an excellent day skiing. The... More 

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Address: 9400-2 Oaza Toyosato, Shimotakai-gun, Nozawaonsen-mura 389-2502, Nagano Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 80-88174888
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Nagano Prefecture  >  Shimotakai-gun  >  Nozawaonsen-mura

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