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Ryokan
  |   2586-5 Sano, Shimotakai-gun, Yamanouchi-machi 381-0402, Nagano Prefecture (Yudanaka shibu Onsen)
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Darwin, Australia
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked Aburaya Tousen when we could not get a response from Biyu no yado, what a stroke of luck this place is awesome. We love the onsen on our balcony with adjustable heat and the western/traditional combo suite is roomy for Japanese standards and also has in room bathroom/ toilet as well as the balcony shower. We opted for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We (two couples) stayed in both a standard room and a luxury hot tub suite. We found the staff to be welcoming and eager to please. We enjoyed unexpected extras such as live jazz, treats left in our room and the lounge offering coffee and views of the snowy mountains. Aburaya is a short walk across the river from Yudanaka... More 

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Tokyo
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a fantastic time here. We had a traditional room, which was spacious and comfortable. We loved the lounge chairs overlooking the river and snow covered mountains. We enjoyed the luxury of coming back to our rooms after dinner with our futons laid out for the night. The dinners were amazing, deliscious Japanese food and a wide variety. From... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Our stay at Aburaya Tosen was nothing short of perfect. The young lady that greeted us at the hotel spoke very good English, and was very helpful showing us to our room and explaining the different accommodations of our room and hotel. She even prepared hot tea for us when we entered our room! The room itself was beautiful, with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We loved our stay here. A very quiet little town. We were met at the railway station which was amazing as we hadn't set an arrival time. The staff were genuinely friendly and happy. We chose the Japanese style room. If I ever get back there I would go for the western style. Sleeping on the floor with dreadful pillows... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We stayed here for two nights and we loved it. We stayed in a room without a private Onsen. The room was spacious and while traditional had a modern touch. The room had two chairs which are the most comfortable I have ever sat in, we would just sit and watch the river while enjoying a gin and tonic and... More 

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We loved our stay at the Aburaya Tosen. We used it as a staging area for the Snow Monkey park and touring around Nagana Prefecture. It's an updated, modern version of the classic Japanese experience; Great for gringos! The town, on the other hand, is a disappointment. Kind of sleepy, a bit shabby and not much to do. From the... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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219 helpful votes 219 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

We stayed this inn for 2 nights, which allowed us use the lounge where internet, drinks were available. Hot Spring was wide and well equiped and there is Spa on 7th floor as well. Breakfast is buffet style and it has proper coffee. Dinner is in the private room and using Nagano specialities like 'shinano-Gyu' beef, and it was great.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Ahh...I hate to be a snob. But when one is paying a hand and leg for an experience, I really want the experience to be quite special. There was nothing "bad" about the Ryokan. It had one onsen on the top floor with an enjoyable view of the town. Room was typical Traditional Japanese Room. with a view of the... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We went to Yudanaka as a base for the snow monkey park visit. The Yudanaka train station staff sweetly assists the arriving tourists , and taxi drivers materialize out of nowhere. Hotel Aburaya is actually a short walking distance from the train station, just across the bridge. We arrived to a deserted lobby ; turned out it was before check-in... More 

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Address: 2586-5 Sano, Shimotakai-gun, Yamanouchi-machi 381-0402, Nagano Prefecture
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Location: Japan > Chubu > Nagano Prefecture > Shimotakai-gun > Yamanouchi-machi > Yudanaka shibu Onsen
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Hotel Class:4 star — Aburaya Tosen 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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