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571 Akakura, Myoko, Niigata Prefecture 949-2111, Japan (Akakura Onsen)
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Ranked #3 of 46 Myoko B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Not flash and a little bit ragged around the edges but a very pleasant, relaxed and conveniently placed hotel.Great western and Japanese rooms, english speaker on staff to help. Excellent onsen for after ski recovery. Very close to shuttle to other resorts and very close to Myoko Ski Park chairlift and night skiing. Adequate western breakfast. Short and enjoyable walk... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

Spent 5 nights at Daimaru hotel, staying in a Western/Japanese combination room. The room was spacious and comfortable with an option to sleep on 'standard' beds or on traditional futon beds. There is a fridge in room for cold drinks and a water boiler for tea, coffee (or huge pot noodles!). There's free wifi in the hotel lobby so me... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2011

I was a bit a bit wary after reading a previous review but I was quite happy with my stay at the Daimaru. If you are expecting a 5-star hotel then don't go here. It's a somewhat tired 3-star but with friendly staff (inc. English speakers) and a good location close to the Akakura lifts. We were with a school... More

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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2010

Stayed for a week. Travelled with my wife as well as another family (parents and 1 child). At the same time there were 2 other Western (Australian) families at the hotel (for one group this is their 3rd year in a roll). Excellent place to stay if you're seeking a good Japanese styled hotel. The owner employed 2 Australians to... More

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perth
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2010

The ski company that reccommended this hotel to us, needs to get out here, have a look for themselves and give them some advice to the hotel owners before reccommending it to other Westerners. Diamaru is clearly a much loved hotel by its regular guests who come up from Tokyo for a few days skiing, and when travelling with small... More

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Address: 571 Akakura, Myoko, Niigata Prefecture 949-2111, Japan
Location: Japan > Chubu > Niigata Prefecture > Myoko > Akakura Onsen
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