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3.5 of 5
Ryokan
  |   1409 Hirao, Shimotakai-gun, Yamanouchi-machi 381-0401, Nagano Prefecture (Yudanaka shibu Onsen)
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Denver
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124 reviews 124 reviews
32 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Jinpyokaku Honten is a great Ryokan! We were picked up at the Yudanaka Train Station and we each had an upgraded room with private onsen. Jinpyokaku is an easy walk to the entrance of Jigokudani-yaen Koen (Snow Monkey Park)! The staff and owners provided "5 Star Service," which also included the traditional Japanese breakfast and seasonal dinners. Part of the... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay at Jinpyokaku Ryokan was truly an incredible experience We were extremely impressed by the kindness of the staff, by the gracious owner who is also a wonderful chef and the premisses which can rival any 5 stars hotels. We would recommend without hesitation to whoever is looking for a place to relaxed, be pampered and wash away any... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Our stay at Jinpyokaku was a wonderful experience which has allowed us to redefine what a good Ryoken is all about. With genuine warmth and fine attention to detail, the service is flawless and the facilities impecable. We were particularly impressed with the seemingly small things such as the step produced to get up into the van upon pick up... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Jinpyokaku was a delight from arrival to departure. The room was large with scenic views, and we appreciated the complimentaty powerful wifi that allowed us to get in touch with some friends who were worried about us as an earthquake had struck nagano a day before. Dinner consisted of local fresh produce that was cooked with a light touch to... More 

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jinpyo, オーナー at Jinpyokaku, responded to this review

We really appreciate you taking the time in providing us with such a great review. About the pace to serve dinner and onsen bath we are glad to hear your advice to make our ryokan better place. Once again thank you for staying at us. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This was a fantastic experience. I travel a lot both for business and pleasure and our experience at this ryokan was truly 5 stars. I would recommend this to anyone. The facilities as well as the service are absolutely to be praised for. The food served is a great japanese tasting menu, both for dinner and breakfast. You will not... More 

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jinpyo, マネージャー at Jinpyokaku, responded to this review

We are very glad to read your positive review, and hope you will visit us again soon. More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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95 reviews 95 reviews
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Me and my partner splashed out and stayed here for one night in April during our 3 week trip to Japan. Yes it was expensive for us but I the experience will be unforgettable. The rooms were like small apartments with 2 bathrooms a living room, kitchen, bedroom, dress room and own private onsen with jacuzzi bath. All very traditional.... More 

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jinpyo, オーナー at Jinpyokaku, responded to this review

It is the great pleasure for us to know you enjoyed staying at our ryokan. We hope to see you again when you visit Japan. More 

Mainz, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We enjoyed our stay in this traditional ryokan with onsen a lot! The service was excellent! Rooms were very comfy and spacious! Futons were nice and clean! The private onsen and the public onsen were really nice! It was very relaxing! Staff was very friendly with good english skills! Dinner was so nice with excellent ingredients ( local beef, feeded... More 

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jinpyo, オーナー at Jinpyokaku, responded to this review

It is our big happiness to know you enjoyed the stay and relaxed yourself. We hope to see you again soon. More 

denver
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

When we went to Japan last April (my review is late, I know!), we were debating if we needed to have the "Ryokan experience." But after reading about it we decided to do it. We really wanted to see the "snow monkeys" so found this place. We are so happy we stayed at Jinpyokaku. It was a magical experience, we... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

This Ryokan was absolutely fantastic! from the spacious and traditional multi-room accommodation to the private onsen bathroom, it was by far the most traditional experience we had touring through Tokyo, Kyoto and Nagano. The staff were exceptionally attentive, hand-writing train timetables and dropping us off or picking us up at our convenience, so polite too and always with a smile... More 

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Duesseldorf
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

If you are reading this review and looking for a totally amazing Ryokan experience....book this!! We've tried good ones in Hakone and Kyoto but this is in a different league. We had an amazing room, private onsen and dining room. The service and food were absolutely faultless ever tiny detail and more taken care of. It's also a really pleasant... More 

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Address: 1409 Hirao, Shimotakai-gun, Yamanouchi-machi 381-0401, Nagano Prefecture
Location: Japan > Chubu > Nagano Prefecture > Shimotakai-gun > Yamanouchi-machi > Yudanaka shibu Onsen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Jinpyokaku 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Yamanouchi-machi

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