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Ryokan
  |   807 Tsumago Azuma, Nagiso-machi, Kiso-gun, Nagiso-machi 399-5302 , Nagano Prefecture
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Matsushiroya
4.0 of 5 stars 11 Reviews
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
44 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

This is an old ryokan with a history and traditional in style. It is simple and bathrooms are shared. I had a large room with a futon. I found Tsumago and the ryokan disappointing. Tsumago is very touristy in the day and has little 'local' atmosphere (there are local people living there on the edge of town - walk out)... More 

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Del Mar, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

This 200 year old ryokan run by the 9th generation owner was a wonderful reward for our gorgeous 6 mile hike from Magome. We'd been somewhat disappointed in our Magome ryokan, but not here in Tsumago. The owner greeted us warmly and showed us to our upstairs two room suite, stopping to show us our private dining room for our... More 

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Alameda, California
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Our group of 4 friends stayed one night at Matsushiroya in Tsumago. The inn is just a minute's walk from the Tsumagobashi bus stop, so dropping off luggage was easy after catching the bus from Nagiso station. We then hopped back on the bus, rode down to Magome, and spent the day hiking the Nakasendo back up to Tsumago. We... More 

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London
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

We were very keen to stay at a place in the old town, but it's hard to work out using the english-language options. We rang Japanese Guesthouse directly and they booked this place for us without any fuss. We arrived very early on the day and left the bags there as we wanted to walk the trail from Magome to... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2011

So glad my friend insisted we come and stay at a traditional ryokan and whilst I was a little nervous, I really loved the experience. It was a welcome respite from the hubub of osaka, tokyo and millions of people. I was forced a little out of my comfort zone, which was fine and the feast that was included at... More 

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2009

I stayed here recently and was underwhelmed. We paid 21,000 for a room for two, or about $230. I understand that the place is historic and old, etc. etc. However, I've also stayed at ryokans before. Generally the dividers seperating the rooms are of a more cardboard-y material. At Matsushiroya they used this sort of material for the closet doors,... More 

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San Francisco, California
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116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2007

OK, so you've come to Tsumago to walk the highway and experience "old Japan", right? Well, Matsushiro-ya is a great place to do it. It's not fancy, it's not high on amenities, but what it does have is an incredibly authentic atmosphere, and the perfect location. There's a reason why so many of the photos of Tsumago have Matsushiro-ya in... More 

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Address: 807 Tsumago Azuma, Nagiso-machi, Kiso-gun, Nagiso-machi 399-5302 , Nagano Prefecture
Location: Japan > Chubu > Nagano Prefecture > Kiso-gun > Nagiso-machi
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Matsushiroya Japan/Nagiso-Machi

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