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Kisojino-yado Iwaya

5169 Fukushima, Kiso-gun, Kiso-machi 397-0001 , Nagano Prefecture
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

16th generation running the hotel so they really know how to do it. Traditional Ryokan so shoe changing, tatami mats and futon essential. Tradition tempered by full heating and shower etc. Very friendly and helpful staff. Excellent traditional dinner and breakfast. Indoor & outdoor onsen on top floor were clean and well appointed.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

By western standards this would rate 2-3 stars The rooms are large with futons but you then have a small en suite bathroom Communal hot tubs are within the hotel & should be experienced Dining we experienced was very traditional

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This Ryokan has been modernized over the years, so has mod-cons of attached bathrooms and chairs. Rooms are spacious. Had a very fine Japanese meal, in which the oyster vegetables and soba noodles were very good. There is an On-Sen on the 4th floor. One complaint is the rooms were too hot and stuffy, and it was not clear how... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

We stayed in the inn two nights with a Road Scholar Walk Japan tour. Our room was huge (see room photos). Very traditional room with tatami mats, futons, sitting tables. It was great. We enjoyed two dinners and two breakfasts. Both the dinners and breakfasts were Japanese food art at it's finest. The inn has a nice onsen for relaxing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

We stayed here with our two children for two nights. The rooms are in traditional style and just what you would imagine a traditional japanese Inn to be. The food is excellent and plenty. We bought a half board plan, which we did not regret. The Onsen is great - there are two separate onsen for men and women. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2011

We stayed here on our WalkJapan tour so it was included in the package price. It is a lovely place with a first class onsen, very nice, well appointed traditional rooms. The food was incredible ! Absolutely the most beautiful presentation we saw in our 18 day trip. True artistry.

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