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Shiga Kogen Prince Hotel

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   Yakebitaiyama, Shiga Kogen, Yamanouchi-machi, Shimotakai-gun, Nagano Prefecture 381-0497 , Japan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We stayed at the West wing of the Prince Hotel. As far as location goes, it's fairly good. There is a chair-lift just a stone's throw (literally) from the hotel. There is also a great Japanese restaurant right next to the hotel (also right near the chair-lift) and there aren't many food options in Shiga Kogen so it's nice to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We stayed at the Prince East and loved the convenience of ski in ski out straight onto the gondola. The hotel is very comfortable though perhaps a little tired. The foyer is practical, the ski lockers and small ski hire shop are in one corner, the reception desk and lounge ( the only place wi fi is available) is in... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Stayed for 6 nights in west wing Prince Hotel. Great rates after signing up to the free Prince hotel club. Best location from all Prince hotels. Closest to Ichinose. Only Prince wing with an onsen. Pricey to eat, dinner 4000 yen for buffet. We bought cereal in Nagano and had that for breakfast and ate on mountain for lunch. About... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

HOTEL We stayed at Prince East for 10 nights and loved the ski in/ski out. Rooms were clean, good size (East) but onsen is over at West wing. Lockers immed adjacent to exit with gondola 25m or chair lift 50m from exit. Reception staff not overly helpful but other staff incredibly kind and generous. Learn a smattering of conversational Japanese/get... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

I just finished my family ski trip last week in Shiga Kogen and staying in the Prince Hotel West Wing for 6 nights, this is the first time of my 4.5 years old son's ski trip, Prince West Wing is my good choice, as the Restaurant (breakfast & dinner is buffet) & Hot Spring are in the same block and... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We have just had a really excellent 4 nights at Prince Hotel East Wing. It is set up as a skiers hotel with excellent ski in ski out. This is our third trip to Japan but first to Shigakogen and we are greatly impressed. The staff are outstanding and as helpful as language barriers enable them to be. East Wing... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

We have been to Shiga 3 of the last 4 years and each time have stayed at the Prince East. The location of the hotel is exception with a gondola and a covered quad at the door. The rooms are ok size and in keeping with others we have stayed in throughout Japan. Clean but the viewws are something special... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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94 reviews 94 reviews
17 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Overall, the location of the hotel is the best part. It has a few buildings of which all are right at the lifts. You can ski in and out of the hotel. There are a few restaurants mostly all serving Japanese style food, but some Western types too, such as eggs and french fries. You can get discount tickets for... More

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Singapore
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Shiga kogen is the largest ski resort in Japan. This is our 3rd trip here. The snow is magnificent. The pistes are great. We have stayed at both the west & east wings. Both conveniently located. Ski in & out. The Japanese are genteel and courteous. Service is good. Lockers are well located n added convenience. But the hotels are... More

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Doha, Qatar
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013 via mobile

East wing - 4 days in Feb. Rooms are ok & most of the staff were friendly, but there is only one restaurant, which is greatly overpriced, and poor quality. The set 5 course menu,hardly changed from night to night. No bar for drinks or snacks. We were very disappointed with this hotel.; the lack of choice and (even by... More

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Additional Information about Shiga Kogen Prince Hotel

Also Known As:
Prince Hotel Chubu
Yamanouchi-Machi Prince Hotel
Prince Hotel Yamanouchi Machi
Shiga Kogen Prince Hotel Japan/Yamanouchi-Machi, Nagano Prefecture
Address: Yakebitaiyama, Shiga Kogen, Yamanouchi-machi, Shimotakai-gun, Nagano Prefecture 381-0497 , Japan
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Location: Japan > Chubu > Nagano Prefecture > Shimotakai-gun > Yamanouchi-machi
Amenities:
Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Yamanouchi-machi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Shiga Kogen Prince Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Taken as a whole, the Shiga Kogen region is quite possibly the largest ski and snowboard resort area in the world. The area is located to the northeast of Nagano City, about 40 minutes out. The Shiga Kogen Prince Hotel is located at the base of the excellent Yakebitaiyama resort and has a variety of different plans and packages for skiers of all levels. The most popular is the "All-in-1 Pack," which includes breakfast and a one-day lift ticket. The resort hotel has a total of 690 comfortable rooms in three separate wings (100 in the East Wing, 240 in the South Wing and 350 in the West Wing). All provide easy access to the lifts and slopes. ... more   less 
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