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Kawamotoya

8955 Terayu, Toyosato, Shimotakai-gun, Nozawaonsen-mura 389-2502 , Nagano Prefecture
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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights to ski in hikage and have to say love the ryokan, the town and it's friendly staff. Breakfast was good with many choices and all staff speak proper English. Originally was afraid it's far from the ski base but not at all with also many restaurants nearby. Will come back here again next time for... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to stay if you plan to ski or snowboard in Nozawa onsen! 旅館からリフトまでちょっと遠いけどいい旅館です! the ryokan is a little far from the lifts but it is nit a big deal. Wouldn't mind staying there again if I visit Nozawa in the future.

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S'pore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

My family of 5 booked 2 rooms for 4nights as we wanted to ski in NazawaOnsen. We had a corner room and a regular room. 401 was a larger corner unit with lovely views of the valley and the ranges. Good size rooms and clean. The staff were lovely and friendly. Cheerful Aussies' , Canadian, English and Japanese team serving... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

My partner and I stayed at Kawamotoya for 6 nights in December 2014 for a ski trip. We were looking for Ryokan-style accommodation that was comfortable and affordable, and traditional but still with some Western amenities. We definitely made the right choice! The staff at Kawamotoya were incredibly friendly and helpful, the room was spacious, and the onsen was sublime... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We went for a skiing trip to NozawaOnsen and stayed at Kawamotoya for 6 nights. Upon arrival, staff were very friendly and welcoming. Our room was on the 5th floor with a lovely view of the mountains that greeted us every morning. Most accommodations there have shared bathrooms… paying extra for the room with private bath/toilet was really worth it.... More 

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Lincoln, UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We were meant to stay here for 9 nights, but actually only stayed for 8. We booked 6 nights through Expedia (it was cheaper than booking direct) and 3 nights direct with the hotel. If you do decide to go here, check Expedia first as the Cancellation Policy and the extremely insecure payment method with Nozawa Hospitality direct had us... More 

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Albury, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We stayed for 7 nights at Kawamotoya in a Deluxe Japanese room , 10 tatami with private bath/toilet. We were on the fifth floor with lovely views out over the surrounding countryside. Buffet breakfast was included which included a selection of Western and Japanese options. The onsen on the ground floor was also very relaxing at the end of a... More 

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野沢ホスピタリティー マネジメント, 支配人 at Kawamotoya, responded to this review

Dear guests, Thank you to take your time to write your comments. And I am delighted that you have enjoyed ski, onsen our room and our breakfast. And I appreciate your warm comments on my staff. I will share it with my wonderful team who assist your holiday in Kawamotoya, and encourage to keep it up. Our ryokan is not... More 

Yokohama, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Recently we spent 8 days in ski town Nozawaonsen. For the first 2 nights we stayed at this hotel. We were pleasantly suprised by the size of our room which was in traditional Japanese style- tatami mats with futon style bedding. The bathroom was a usual small bath/show toilet set-up that you find in many Japanese hotels and business hotels.... More 

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野沢ホスピタリティー マネジメント, 支配人 at Kawamotoya, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you to take your time to write your experience in our ryokan. I am happy to read that the size of room was suitable for you and you have enjoyed breakfast buffet. We received often the compliment on our breakfast, we understand that the Japanese breakfast is nice to try one time but not for everyday for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Great base for our very first Snow holiday.Staff are extremley helpful.Rooms traditional clean and comfy.Food was excellent.Breakfasts were fuel enough for a days snowboarding. The hotels position at the bottom of town allows for plenty of exploring around Nozawa Onsen by foot.Found some great restraunts on the walk up the hill to the Gondola each day. We would definatley stay... More 

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野沢ホスピタリティー マネジメント, 支配人 at Kawamotoya, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you to take your time to give us your feed back, and I am delighted to read through your comments. Our ryokan is small not the fancy one, but I hope we could offer the relaxed moment and nothing missed for your needs. Thank you to put the warm comment that it is necessary to walk a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

Over 2 metres of snow (admittedly not organised by the hotel), comfy futons, thoughtful service, super-clean onsen and great dinners. A lovely Christmas stay in a good, unpretentious hotel in a beautiful village. This would probably have been a 4 star review if the breakfasts had been better.

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野沢ホスピタリティー マネジメント, 支配人 at Kawamotoya, responded to this review

Dear guests, Thank you to take your time to give us the feed back. And I am happy to hear that you like the stay in Kawamotoya, I hope your Christmas holiday in Nozawa was the wonderful one. We will continue to make our effort to provide the relaxed time and place, wish you to come back in Nozawa again.... More 

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