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Kawaichiya Ryokan

  |   8923-1 Toyosato, Shimotakai-gun, Nozawaonsen-mura 389-2502, Nagano Prefecture (Nozawa Onsen)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided on 4 nights at the Kawaichiya Ryokan after extensive research online and via reviews here in TA. The deciding factors for us were the value for money stay which included breakfast as well as the photos of the onsen in the property itself. We were definitely not disappointed in both aspects. Our family of 2 adults and 2... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my second stay at this popular Ryokan. Even tho it's slighly off the Main Street, ( only 6 mins) and further from the ski area, it's what's being offered that makes this ryokan hugely popular with locals and tourists. They have their very own Onsen, which is essential after a days skiing. Breakfast is very traditional being Kaiseki... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in Kawaichiya Ryokan for my snowboarding trip to Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort, and I really love this place. It was just renovated recently and has a well designed lobby and restaurant space which dinner and breakfast are served. Dinner was insanely amazing. A room is very traditional Japanese tatami style and very cozy little quiet place. There is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

This ryokan is great. With a large party including kids of various ages we all enjoyed the onsens and breakfasts. Room 311 is accessed from the lobby via a lift, so no long corridor access for this room, it also has a lovely sunroom. Not that many westerners at this inn (yet). It's a bit of a walk to the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

2 adults and 2 teenagers 13 and 16 years. Stayed in Japanese style room which seemed like ends of the earth- up quite a few stairs but it was a nice walk along the way- lovely traditional ryokan- walk past the carp in the pond and the onsen- there was always something you'd see that you hadn't sent the day... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in a western room with a bed and an ensuite which was very comfortable and clean. The included breakfast was traditional Japanese, which was a nice change from the usual toast and cereal, however i would have loved to have had a coffee (which isn't to hard to find in the village - Craft and St Anton''s aren't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

It's located in the up town, very close to the lift to ski resort. I'd say you better stay in the up town where most of the facilities for vacationers are located. We had breakfast and dinner package, and we love that, because we didn't want to go out to eat after a whole day skiing. We took the recommended... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014 via mobile

Well appointed ryokan in a good location on the Dosojin Festival site part of town. Hearty Japanese style breakfast with consideration for dietary requirements. Onsen was large and clean, rarely busy. Close to several free public onsen. Unique building which shows its expansion over time. Staff were helpful and friendly, gave valuable advice and detailed introduction to town upon check... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

To come back to a lodge and have a hot natural spring bath after skiing was enough for me, brilliant! That said, the traditional Japanese room settings were spacious and comfortable, the Japanese breakfasts were absolutely yummy (and so healthy), the lodge (ryokan) was spotlessly clean and the staff would bend over backwards to do anything for you. Kawaichiya is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Can not fault this place. We had two western style rooms with their own bathrooms. The decor was a bit dated, but spotless and with everything you need. The onsen was nothing short of perfect. I used it every afternoon after being on the slopes, and each time I was the only one in there. The staff were so hospitable,... More 

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Address: 8923-1 Toyosato, Shimotakai-gun, Nozawaonsen-mura 389-2502, Nagano Prefecture
Location: Japan > Chubu > Nagano Prefecture > Shimotakai-gun > Nozawaonsen-mura > Nozawa Onsen
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Number of rooms: 23
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