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The Saihokukan Hotel

528-1 Agata-machi, Nagano 380-0838, Nagano Prefecture
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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nyc
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144 reviews 144 reviews
21 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This is a large luxury hotel where many big events are held. It was chosen by someone from Nagano for us. The Japanese breakfast is excellent. You can actually choose either Western or Japanese style. You may also choose to either sit in a table or inside the Tatami room area with sliding screens. I like the Japanese breakfast as... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
14 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

This hotel - formerly a historical feature of Nagano city has signs of former opulence. The original facade has been covered but inside there are some original features visible. The foyer is charmingly decorated and there are reception area rooms, which I know are gorgeous and have all the elegance of a bygone era - but unfortunately were not open... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

I came with family to Nagano because I had some friends in the area and they recommended Saihokukan for my Mother and Sister more than for me, though I was just as impressed. It was the first time to Japa for my Mother and only the second for my Sister, and both are incapable of coping with the Japanese style... More 

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Baltimore
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2010

This hotel is showing its age, but for one night at 9500 yen we thought we would give it a try. Our western style room needed a major renovation. The carpets were torn and worn, the walls were stained with exhaust from the ventilation system, the bathtub was crumbling, the heat was stifling and there was no way to adjust... More 

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