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Shiga Palace Hotel

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7148 Hirao, Shimotakai-gun, Yamanouchi-machi 381-0401, Nagano Prefecture
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We are a family of 3, with a 10 year old son.the hotel was just what we were looking for, recommended to us by a friends daughter who worked at the sister hotel .the staff were so friendly and helpful,especially Osanai and Hasegawa our 2 lovely waiters,who were extremely attentive.Watanabe, the hotel manager speaks good English and was so good... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

This amazing chalet hotel with natural hot spring onsens and sooo much snow for skiing was a highlight of our Japanese winter holiday. The buffet breakfast and dinner (included in the price) had a really good blend of traditional food and western food and our children really enjoyed it. There is a washing machine and dryer for washing. There is... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

I was coming to visit the monkey park. I chose this hotel based on the high TA ratings and a 4 star rating in booking.com. This hotel is tired and worn. It certainly is not a 4 star hotel near more like a one star or a 1 1/2 star hotel. It was absolutely not worth what I paid, and... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

Staff are very friendly, we felt like VIP guests, they bent over backwards to accomidate us. Mr Watanabe speaks great english and gives a great welcome at the front desk. We spent 2 days and 2 nights here and wished we could have stayed on longer. Food was amazing, very authentic Japanese Cuisine. Rooms were spacious and very clean. They... More 

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Washington State
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2010

On our Jan. 2010 ski trip to Shiga Kogen, my two ski buddies and I spent 4 nights at the Shiga Palace Hotel located on the mountain. Accomodations were immaculate with breakfast and dinner buffet included. Skiing was terrific. We also spent 3 nights at the sister hotel, Ryokan Biyu No Yado, in the village of Yudanaka. This hotel was... More 

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Tokyo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2010

Looking for an excellent stay with meals included and staff that actually SPEAK ENGLISH? Check out the Shiga Palace Hotel. It is a charming older property with a wonderful woody lobby, big fire place, and a well stocked convenience store. The best part? The Japanese bath and the all you can eat buffet, breakfast and dinner! AND they price is... More 

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Yokosuka, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2010

We were recommended this hotel, as well as its sister hotel, Biyu no Yado Yudanaka View Hotel ,by the ticket office on a Navy base and for good reason. They took wonderful care of my family and ensured that we had a great skiing experience. Our children had never seen snow and never had been on a ski slope before.... More 

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