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634-5 Minamiasama, Matsumoto 390-0306, Nagano Prefecture
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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 2 weeks ago

Had a one night stay at this traditional ryokan in late December 2014. Easy access to the sights in town. Bus ride in is 240 yen, taxi fare is 1700 yen approx. The family that runs the place are friendly and very helpful. the room is spacious and clean, breakfast is nice, toilet / shower area is spotlessly clean. A... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You've found the place to stay in Matsumoto. We couldn't have asked for a more welcoming reception, a more comfortable room, a better Japanese breakfast or nicer and more helpful hosts. We were truly made to feel part of the family, even though we only stayed for one night. The lift from the train station was very much appreciated and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Can't fault this place - the family running it are lovely and helpful. Room was big and bright with a view of the river, comfortable futons and an area to sit. Japanese breakfast was a feast, one of the best we had in four weeks. It is quite a way from the centre but we enjoyed the walk and they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This a traditional place that's ok with you not understanding parts of the ryokan experience. The family that run the place are so lovely, they really want you to enjoy their city and prefecture. They have their own little maps to help you find the hidden gems of Matsumoto. The futons are very comfy, the public bath downstairs is amazing,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We arrived early and was quickly allowed to check in because the rooms were ready. The lady host was very helpful in recommending places to go and how to get there as we were on a self drive holiday. The rooms were clean and the bath convenient. Love the Japanese breakfast. What stands out is the friendliness of the host.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

My husband and I only stayed for 1 night but we were glad we had the opportunity! We called from the train station and were promptly picked up by the owner. We had a large double room with a futon and soft, warm bedding as it was mid October and getting colder outside. The room has it's own heat and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

From booking this accommodation the owners were so helpful. Very clear instructions from FREE pick up from the train station. So helpful & friendly. Happy to assist in any way they could. Lovely traditional ryokan rooms. Traditional Japanese baths but private facilities if need or can book bath for private use. Offered use of bicycles, which is a great way... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Stayed here for the first night of my Japanese trip. Had landed early in the morning and then travelled from Tokyo to Matsumoto. Got the tourist information people at the station to call through and let them know we had arrived. They came out to pick us up (free of charge) which was brilliant as we were exhausted. Check-in was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights and wish we could have stayed longer. The futons were exceptionally comfortable. The best part was the family that managed this place. They really went out of their way to drop us off in town and even pick us up which made up for the fact that it's not conveniently located. Very reasonable rates... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Seifo So is a bit out of town but the free bikes sort that with ease. The staff are so eager to help and speak such good English that everything you need just gets done. Absolutely recommended if you want help with your holiday

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Address: 634-5 Minamiasama, Matsumoto 390-0306, Nagano Prefecture
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Location: Japan > Chubu > Nagano Prefecture > Matsumoto
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Number of rooms: 14
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