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Nice and quaint village

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

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
ucartech
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Indonesia
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Excellent mineral water--for your body and for hot spring eggs!

There are 13 baths--one is not free, and the other is reserved for "cooking"--and it is surely hot... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
TheWorldDigested
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Japan
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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

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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

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

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.

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.

1  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

5  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

1  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!

2  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
Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

A great experience even though it's becoming over run with foreign tourists. Great village atmosphere and onsens.

1  Thank RossMarg
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Edman A
September 8, 2018|
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Response from DeGios | Reviewed this property |
I googled it and it says there are 13 free onsens so you should be fine. That’s a very long way for a day trip though. Make sure you get the times for the bus from Iiyama train station to Nozawaonsen and for the bus back to... More
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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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