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Ryokan Biyunoyado

3.5 of 5 Onsen Ryokan   |   2951-1 Hirao | (Yudanaka Onsen), Yamanouchi-machi, Shimotakai-gun, Nagano Prefecture 381-0401 , Japan (Yudanaka shibu Onsen)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

After the mega City Tokyo arriving to this small station and ryokan was a splendid experience - Japan has a lot of different faces. Here we was met with a personal face and concern. A tyfon was in progress and we was very Well informed about the conseqences for our trip. This was very apreciated. Also the food is top... More

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Biyunoyado, Public Relations Manager at Ryokan Biyunoyado, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for writing us such a kind review. We are delighted to hear that you had a splendid experience with us and that you found the ryokan a nice change from the busy city life of Tokyo. Hopefully you will be able to visit us again and try some more local cuisine. We look forward... More

Brisbane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

From the get go it was a great 3 days and a very good introduction to ryokan life style as we trip through the Japanese alps. Excellent room awash with facilities. A toilet straight out of a science fiction emperors throne room. Views through to the snow capped Alps. Food was exquisite and activities aplenty. Snow monkeys in performance mode,... More

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Biyunoyado, Public Relations Manager at Ryokan Biyunoyado, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a positive review, we really enjoyed reading about your experiences! Your time was definitely packed full of exciting adventures but you're right, there's still lots more to see and do in and around Yudanaka! So, hopefully you'll be able to visit us again soon so that we... More

Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Like the beautiful onsen in its name, Biyunoyado offers travelers a beautiful experience. The accommodations are excellent, the staff helpful, the food exquisite, the owners generous with their time and attention.

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Biyunoyado, Public Relations Manager at Ryokan Biyunoyado, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for writing us such a positive review.. We are delighted to hear that you had a beautiful experience with us and that you found the food exquisite. Hopefully you will be able to visit us again and try some more local cuisine. We look forward to having you stay with us again. Best wishes,... More

Aiea, Hawaii
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Our stay at Ryokan Biyunoyado was like a fantasy. Great hospitality, service with smiles, and warm farewells. Accommodations are great and Onsen is top notch with indoor and out door. They had a Tyco and Lion Dance performance in the lobby which was an added bonus.

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Biyunoyado, Public Relations Manager at Ryokan Biyunoyado, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review, we really appreciate it. We are happy to hear that your experience with us was like a fantasy and that you enjoyed the Japanese Drum Performance & Lion Dance. We hope that you are able to visit us here in Yudanaka again soon. Best wishes,... More

Bkk
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

What this place stands out from other ryokans is the manager and staff who are friendly and have very good serviced mind. Many staff speak some English, while those who could not speak much showed a very kind hospitality. I was particularly impressed with the old lady who took care of the Onsen rooms which I enjoyed using several times... More

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Biyunoyado, Public Relations Manager at Ryokan Biyunoyado, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for writing us such a kind and thoughtful review. It was great to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us and that the onsen was one of the highlights. We hope that you can come back soon to try some more of the local cuisine and relax at our traditional Japanese style... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Our stay at Ryokan Biyunoyado was like a fantasy. We were greeted at the train station and driven the short drive to the hotel. As the Winter swirled around us, owners Yuki and Masao were the perfect hosts! We only needed to let go and enjoy our stay. Not only is the food something delicious at each meal, but the... More

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Biyunoyado, Public Relations Manager at Ryokan Biyunoyado, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for writing us such a positive review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our ryokan and took advantage of everything the area has to offer. Jumping into a nice hot onsen when there are snow blizzards around is definitely an experience you won't forget in a hurry! We are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We had an outstanding time at Ryokan Biyunoyado. the views were spectacular,surrounded by mountains. We were greeted by very friendly hotel staff at the station, it was a 2 minute ride to the Ryokan. This was our first time at a Japanese onsen & the hotel staff explained about wearing a yukata and the bathing etiquette in the onsen, we... More

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Biyunoyado, Public Relations Manager at Ryokan Biyunoyado, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review, we really appreciate it. It was great to hear that you enjoyed relaxing in the rooftop onsen whilst watching the sun setting behind the mountains. The pictures you took are beautiful! We look forward to your next stay with us at Ryokan Biyu no Yado.... More

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113 reviews 113 reviews
34 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Although our early arrival with the snow monkey express coming from Nagano was not expected by the hotel staff, we were warmly welcomed by the notified hotel manager who picked us up at the train station and brought us to the hotel. Because the rooms were not ready yet he proposed to bring us to the national park where we... More

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Biyunoyado, Public Relations Manager at Ryokan Biyunoyado, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for writing us such a thoughtful review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time in Yudanaka and that you really embraced the Japanese culture by wearing the yukata down to have dinner. We hope that you can come back and visit us again soon to try some more local cuisine and... More

Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

I had planned to try out the Japanese bathing, but did not on this visit. We were warmly greeted by the staff here. On arrival, a staff member came to our room, helped us dress in our Yukata and then showed me the correct way of making green tea. Not from the tea bag into the cup!!!! The food at... More

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Biyunoyado, Public Relations Manager at Ryokan Biyunoyado, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to write us a review, we really appreciate it. We are happy to hear that you had a great stay with us and that although sleeping on a futon may have seemed daunting at first you enjoyed the experience. We hope that you get the chance to come and stay... More

Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We went to Nagano to see snow, and got so much more. The journey here on the train from Kyoto had stunning scenery that got more and more beautiful the closer we got. Upon arriving at the station we were chauffered back to the hotel using their complimentary pick-up service. 1 hour later we were dressed in complimentary kimonos eating... More

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Biyunoyado, Public Relations Manager at Ryokan Biyunoyado, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for writing us such a positive review. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your time in Yudanaka and the surrounding area. Nagano is a beautiful region all year round. Hopefully you'll be able to come and visit us in the summer or autumn next time! We are looking forward to having you... More

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Address: 2951-1 Hirao | (Yudanaka Onsen), 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
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ryokan Biyunoyado 3.5*
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Ryokan Biyunoyado Japan/Yamanouchi-Machi, Nagano Prefecture

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