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1166 Backpackers

1048 Nishimachi, Nagano, Nagano Prefecture 380-0842, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Taipei, Taiwan
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Cozy hostel and cute owner. Hot water bottle to keep your bed warm if you need it. Good local information.Supermarket not far away. Curtains on the beds, but mine had a really noisy curtain track and every time my bed sheet touched the curtain it made a loud noise, making me too conscious of my movement at night. For me,... More

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Busan, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

This was a really nice hostel, with a great owner and a relaxed vibe. It was beautiful inside, with lots of great wood furniture and the kind of environment that just makes you want to settle in for a long while. Tea was always free and so was breakfast, yogurt and toast and delicious jams. Orie the owner seemed to... More

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Seoul, South Korea
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed here for one night on a really tightly planned trip of Japan. First of all, Ori (the manager or owner... I can't remember!) was so welcoming. There were a few Japanese people sitting around a table eating when we came in and they offered us our food. We also told her about our hectic next... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

I had thought about going to Hakuba for a few nights to enjoy skiing, but I was glad I decided to base myself in Nagano instead. It seemed to offer more possibilities for exploring the entire region. And I'm glad I decided to stay at 1166 Backpackers. The place is a beautiful old house, well done up in the old... More

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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

I arrived early from Tokyo and found the place fairly easy -15 minute walk from the JR station - and was welcomed by very accommodating staff (English speaking), a guy and a girl, whose names I'm ashamed to say I've forgotten. They gave me lots of tips and suggestions on where to go and how to get to places I... More

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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Overall I thought this was a good place to stay. The ladies were super helpful in getting us good deals on the things we wanted to do and were really helpful in giving us directions and tips. I can't give it the full rating though. The rooms were a cramped, the halls were even tighter and difficult to maneuver heavy... More

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Kyoto, Japan
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

Beautiful little place with a lovely common area that drew guests and staff together naturally for some enjoyable socializing. Small but neat kitchen facilities and clean rooms and bathroom facilities. The sleeping areas of the hostel are less updated than the common area, but the dorm room had a cozy feel and plenty of space for large luggage and backpacks... More

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42 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

Pros: Great atmosphere. Very clean double room. Orie and Hickory were lovely and very helpful. Cooking facilities and fridge for food and everything was high calibre. Wifi in the rooms and good location for the temple. About a 15 minute walk from the train station. Cons: You had to climb stairs in the middle of the night if you wanted... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

Had a great one night stay at 1166. The place was cosy, clean and comfortable. Orie was also a great hostess, and the place clearly showed how she had carefully planned out the space. I would have stayed longer in Nagano, instead of just transiting thru the city, if I knew 1166 was good. Will stay here again if I'm... More

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

My husband and I stayed at 1166 for 3 nights this past June and loved it. Orie and Key were very down to earth, helpful and calm. They gave us great tips on food, biking and hiking. I loved the design of the hostel; I can tell that Orie puts a lot of thought and heart into making the space... More

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Address: 1048 Nishimachi, Nagano, Nagano Prefecture 380-0842, Japan
Location: Japan > Chubu > Nagano Prefecture > Nagano
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