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3075-I Hirao, Yamanouchi-machi, Shimotakai-gun, Nagano Prefecture 381-0401 , Japan (Yudanaka shibu Onsen)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We came for a night and stayed for four. The owners were extremely helpful. We used Shimaya as a base to venture out to other areas rural Japan were on the weekend we only saw Japanese tourist. A great experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a wonderful stay here. The owners are so friendly and helpful. It's the perfect location if you wish to see the snow monkeys. The owners will drop you off at the park and pick up at a time that suits you. They also do transfers to and from the station whuch is close by. Rooms were great and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful stay at Shimaya! Rooms were spacious and clean. Ichiro and his wife were so kind, gave us good pointers, drove us to and from the monkey park, and even provided us with mudd boots! Would highly recommend this ryokan.

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Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I had one night in Yudanaka and everyone working at Shimaya was extremely kind and accommodating. The room was very lovely and traditional Japanese styled. The hot baths on site were very relaxing, we also booked a private bath with a spectacular view overlooking of the city, only one minutes walk from the hotel. Highly recommend!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Run by family, friendly owner, provide transportation to train station, snow monkey and local ski resort. Have 2 hot springs. Japanese or Western style breakfast range $10-$15. will come again. Love it!

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you go to Yudanaka, do not hesitate to chose the Shimaya ryokan, quite close to the train station (5-7 minutes, by walking). Mister Yumoto is a sympathic host. Helpfull, he had the kindness to drive me to the snow monkeys's park. The bedroom was fine. Big, clean and quite. Enjoy your stay !!!!!

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only were able to stay for one night. I found our hosts to be the most friendly and caring with a brillian service. We were picked up at the train settled into our accommodation and then wisked to the Monkey Park. We called the Shimaya host and he was waiting for us to take back to the ryokan. Great... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed her twice and enjoyed it very much both times. Room: The bedding is very comfortable and the rooms are always warm. There is hot water and tea waiting for you. The rooms are clean and very nice. Our room had an awkward toilet and the in-room bath tub could have done with some updating but there really... More

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Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

My favourite memory from my trip to Japan was taking the train from Tokyo to Nagano then Nagano to Yudanaka -arriving by train in the small moutain village with thick white snow covering everything was amazing! The helpful info centre staff checked me in to the Shimaya Ryokan.Mr and Mrs Shimaya were wonderful hosts, they have been running the hotel... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My fiancé and I stayed at Shimaya for two nights out of a 10 day trip to Japan and it was our favorite place by far! Our hosts were as kind and helpful as one could possibly hope for, from driving us to and from the monkey park every day to suggesting delicious places to eat! We felt very welcome... More

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Address: 3075-I Hirao, Yamanouchi-machi, Shimotakai-gun, Nagano Prefecture 381-0401 , Japan
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Location: Japan > Chubu > Nagano Prefecture > Shimotakai-gun > Yamanouchi-machi > Yudanaka shibu Onsen , Shigakougenhoppo Onsen , Kumanoyu Onsen
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Shimaya Ryokan Hotel Yamanouchi-Machi
Shimaya Ryokan Japan/Yamanouchi-Machi, Nagano Prefecture

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