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Lovely & Quaint ski resort town

If you want real Japanese ski experience, head to Nozawa Onsen. the ski resort is just a short... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
Keith H
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Singapore, Singapore
Nice and quaint village

The village is very quiet during summertime. No tourist and many restaurants and stores closed... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2018
ucartech
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Serpong, Indonesia
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

If you want real Japanese ski experience, head to Nozawa Onsen. the ski resort is just a short travellator trip from the town.

1  Thank Keith H
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

The village is very quiet during summertime. No tourist and many restaurants and stores closed during summer. The village itself is quite pretty with traditional house and several public tradiitonal onsen. The only stores open are souvenir stores selling local items, snacks, and food. The...More

1  Thank ucartech
Reviewed August 11, 2018

There are 13 baths--one is not free, and the other is reserved for "cooking"--and it is surely hot. But, the water quality is excellent--your blisters and cuts and burns and bruises will heal faster than you licking and dabbing it with god knows what. There...More

1  Thank TheWorldDigested
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

Very quaint town with "free" onsens throughout town. Bring own towel and enjoy. If onsen water is too hot, just turn on the cold water (turn off when done, obvious but you'd be surprised). When leaving, drop a tip in the box in between the...More

1  Thank Umberto V
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Stunning little town, and fantastic winter sports. The food and atmosphere is fantastic. Be ready for Bogans though if you go in winter.

1  Thank Eric M
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

We have enjoyed our 5 nights here so much that we plan to return in January, beautiful to wander around the onsen trying them out as well as lots of places to eat. Great for families and easy to get around.

2  Thank Caroline L
Reviewed April 2, 2018

i have literally skiied all over the world and this is my favourite - wide open pistes, beginner to advanced - a selection for all - value plus - the only time we saw anything like a crowd was a saturday and even then a...More

7  Thank davidinnoosa
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

A beautifully cosy village to wander through that offers fantastic restaurants at great value. Great accommodation for skiers with easy access to the snow. A few warm coffee shops with good coffee and food to sit in if you’re having a day off from skiing....More

2  Thank DeGios
Reviewed March 28, 2018

Every morning/ evening/ sometimes afternoon, we did go a different spa onsen place to another. Great choice of Onsen!

3  Thank kemicalphysio
Reviewed March 1, 2018

easy access by shinkansen and bus. good food. liked the kids area with 2 magic carpets , easily reached via the Yu Road moving walk

1  Thank DLkkkhee
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Edman A
September 8, 2018|
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Response from TheWorldDigested | Reviewed this property |
All the public baths are free except one.
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CoreyT227
August 2, 2018|
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Response from Dejongbeevors |
My friends visited the baths last few years. Both have tattoos and I haven’t heard they had to cover them. They went to the tourist baths where you can wear swimmers, but also the public ones, where you go in without.
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Amanda T
July 28, 2018|
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Response from davidinnoosa | Reviewed this property |
depends on your priorities - there is not a lot to do other than ski onsens and dining - with kids snow monkeys one day but it is very relaxing unlike other ski resorts maybe split with one of the others like niseko or... More
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