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The Prince Karuizawa

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1016-75 Karuizawa, Kitasaku-gun, Karuizawa-machi 389-0193, Nagano Prefecture
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

To get here take the shinkansen bullet train from Tokyo station heading towards nagano. There are many trains a day on the nagano line, the last one is around 9 -10 pm. If you are late, the complimentary buses do not operate and you will have to take a taxi. Do take note you booked the prince hotel west or... More 

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Shanghai
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Have to stay there as part of a group attending a sport tournament. I understand the original ambition to create an idyllic, norwegian wood shacks in forest setting for this ski resort place. The place is right beside a massive outlet mall which kind of beats the " natural setting" feel but probably is the biggest draw with 90 min... More 

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Pulau Ubin, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 via mobile

Stayed at the Villas for 3 nights. Very comfortable and the service at the villa and lounge were outstanding. Food service available throughout the day. Bikes for use. Onsen was nice. Shopping nearby. Ski slopes just behind. Worth the visit. And certainly worth effort to come. Language may be an issue. Most staff speak English. Some struggle but they try... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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49 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The Prince Karuizawa is one of a group of Prince hotels in the town (and in the same golfing area to the south of the train station), creating a giant resort area with a variety of restaurants and activities centred around golf in the summer and winter sports during the snow season. The hotel offers rooms which are spacious, spotlessly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We stayed at the Prince hotel during the World Amateur Team Golf Championship. The hotel is good, very quiet, and offers shuttle busses to the mall, train station and other hotels. The breakfast is good (if included). Otherwise, the restaurant is very expensive (over $150 per person). The staff has very limited english conversation. Nothing to do at night. We... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

First time in Karuizawa, decided to go with "The Price Karuizawa" based on that it seemed like a classic hotel with at least semi-central location. The Superior Twin was nice and well kept. The bathroom area was quite old fashioned with raw brick walls. We were instructed to close the drapes during the day to manage the room heat. During... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

This is not the first time I visited Karuizawa, and I decided to stay at this hotel due to its location and nice restaurant. Hotel provides shuttle service to its sister property, as well as to the nearest JR station. Standard rooms come with lovely views as well. Must dine at the French restaurant for breakfast. Superb view!

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

The Hotel was nicely located next to a golf course, every morning i will wake with a lovely window view of the golf course, trees and a distant view of the mountain.. simply amazing. The suite we stayed in had two rooms (altogether 4 beds) and 2 bathrooms and one toilet, a small dining area nice for tea and light... More 

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D.C.
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

We stayed at Prince East cottage--- awesome and convenient! 15 meters to the lift! Nice, cozy cabin in the woods. We had a great time and definitely recommend it! Great service and very helpful. Me downside: expect wait for breakfast in main dining room, and secondary dining for breakfast is average .

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012 via mobile

The friendliness of the staff at this hotel made my stay there with my family a perfect one. The tranquility of this beautiful resort and the beautiful scenary together together gave us a wonderful ski holiday. From making my booking through their Tokyo office, arrival to departure, and also the little personal touch that their housekeeping staff gave you, I... More 

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