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4306 Azumi, Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture 390-1513, Japan (Norikurakougen Onsen)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Love Northstar! Came here for 3 days to get into some of the amazing road riding in the area, which is epic. The staff are super friendly and accommodating and know the area inside out. Facilities are excellent and the food was great, especially breakfast. Definitely THE place to stay in this area, rooms lovely as well.

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Thank you so much for choosing NORTHSTAR for your road biking trip to northern Japan Alps. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. We hope you to enjoy our Summer Special BBQ next time. More

Tokyo, Japan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Wonderful staff, always friendly and available. Meals were fresh and delicious. So many activities from biking, hiking, skiing, snowboarding, and more. The slopes are a five minute walk from the lodge which has a homey feeling, and really comfy and clean tatami rooms. Great escape from Tokyo!

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Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

The lodge is in an ideal location for a variety of outdoor activities and provides a perfect home base for exploration. The staff is very friendly and welcoming. They provided excellent recommendations for exploring the area based on individual interests and fitness levels. Additionally, they keep you fueled for adventures with delicious and healthy meals! Rooms are spacious and comfortable.... More

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Shiojiri-shi, Nagano, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

As I walked into the lounge area of the new NORTHSTAR's Alpine Lodge, I felt like I had just come home. The fire in the fire place blazing, the sun's light shining in through the windows, and most of all, knowing the staff here really cares about people made me feel like I was at home. Plus the food is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012 via mobile

We enjoyed a fabulous weekend at Northstar last week. The staff are always so friendly and helpful and the meals really delicious - real home from home cooking. We had booked a mountain bike tour which was well organised and great fun. We most definately be booking again.

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Ginowan, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

Our family stayed at Northstar. We have 2 small children and they loved it! The Norikura village was a great place for our children to hike both with concrete and dirt trails through the woods. Onsens, restaurants, and other activities were within easy walking distance. The Northstar staff were terrific and the meals were great! The lodge has lots of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

Northstar is fabulous! I have stayed there several times now and have enjoyed the great staff, who are so helpful...the wonderful food and above all the "ambience," the peaceful yet adventurous atmosphere there. So close to everything...the stores, the baths, the slopes and mountain bike trails. Great accommodations! Great staff!

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

Ever since i've been to NorthStar in 2008, i've been back every single year. Their service is excellent and the place kept very clean! Rooms are Japanese and Western style and the Owners Speak both Japanese and English so its very helpful. The Ski slopes are but a 10min walk away but the owners will ALWAYS give you a lift... More

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Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

This is my first time going outdoor with snow. The guidance has well explain of geographical information around Norikura Mountain. Surprisingly during the hike have chance seeing Raicho,a rare species in Japanese wildlife. Staying in Japanese style room is comfortable and the room is comfy since I can hear the stream flow on morning. It was enjoyable looking the streamside... More

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Minoh, Osaka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

We brought 50 English-speaking middle school and high school students to NorthStar in March for a two-day camp of downhill skiing, cross country skiing, snow boarding, and snowshoeing. Our overall experience was great. The communication and planning leading up to the camp was thorough. The assistance and instruction during the camp was personal and enthusiastic and "homey". All skil levels... More

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Address: 4306 Azumi, Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture 390-1513, Japan
Location: Japan > Chubu > Nagano Prefecture > Matsumoto > Norikurakougen Onsen
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Our rustic lodge and family friendly environment provides a homey, international atmosphere that is enhanced by a climbing wall and game room. Everything is designed for your stay to be fun, to have rest, to meet new friends, and to experience NORTHSTAR's authentic hospitality in an awesome location called the Norikura Kogen, deep within the Northern Alps National Park. Come enjoy our lodge and our local adventures! ... more   less 
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