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Tombo no Yu - Onsen

Hoshino, Karuizawa, Nagano, JPN, Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun 389-0194, Nagano Prefecture
+81 267-44-3580
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Relaxing Japanese Onsen Experience

There were not many other people there when we visited, so it was even more relaxing. Highly... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
amandahauck
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
My favorite onsen in Japan

The room rate at the hotel is ridiculously high, but they offer locals a 50% off card for the... read more

Reviewed January 21, 2018
John F
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Karuizawa-machi, Japan
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Tombo no yu – Onsen Immerse yourself in the open-air bath at the foot of the mountain and take in the spectacular view. The open glass windows of the spacious and open-plan indoor bath also offer calming views outside.Guests not staying Hoshinoya Karuizawa or Hotel Bleston Court may also use Tombo no yu. Facilities: Open-air bath, indoor bath, sauna, cold water bath Open: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. (Last admission 10:00 p.m.) Price: Adult ¥1,300 Child ¥750 (An excess seasonal charge applies)
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Hoshino, Karuizawa, Nagano, JPN, Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun 389-0194, Nagano Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There were not many other people there when we visited, so it was even more relaxing. Highly recommend stopping here if you are in the area. My favorite was the outdoor pool - beautiful during sakura season.

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Reviewed January 21, 2018

The room rate at the hotel is ridiculously high, but they offer locals a 50% off card for the onsen! This is one of the nicest well constructed onsens I have come across, and it just happens to be about the closest to where I...More

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Reviewed January 12, 2018 via mobile

Was an excellent place to go during winter. We stayed at the Hoshinoya hotel near by the onsen and we got a car to the onsen since it was -11 degrees, but afterwards we were warm from the onsen and didn't need a ride back,

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Reviewed January 11, 2018

Bath in Onsen after a nice lunch in the restaurant next to it, the Onsen is probably one of the cleanest and with nice environment. Worth to spend an hour to relax, and try to drink some Onsen.

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Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

If you like a hot spring bath and a sauna, this place is wonderful. The challenge is to find a local person to go with. We are so relaxed that we can hardly walk. Great to go after a day of shopping

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Reviewed October 14, 2017

A modern versos of a traditional Japanese onsen. The baths are back dropped by a beautiful forest, creating the feeling of being in the middle of a wonderful forest. The staff here were nice, friendly and welcoming. Its worth visiting for the the experience. A...More

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Reviewed October 1, 2017

There was one indoor bath and one outdoor bath, with a locker room but no rest area/cafes/etc. Overall it was nice, but way too expensive (¥1300) when comparing it to the baths/facilities. The day before I went to a cheaper place up north in Kusatsu...More

Thank Yui I
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Reviewed March 22, 2017

A large, modern, clean "public bath" with an outdoor rotemburo. There's even a sauna and cold plunge pool. Many or most public baths in Japan are gloomy, damp, moldy and tired looking, well past their prime. Not this one. It is part of the Hoshino...More

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Reviewed January 30, 2017

It was snowing when we went here and was a great day for onsen. It is not just the onsen but the surrounding area that gets you excited going and be delighted with the indoor and outdoor spa, and the sauna. Warning that the place...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2016

If you have a JR pass and need a quick day out - this is highly recommended. Out in the woods with flowing streams nearby and a natural hot spring onset bath to give a genuine Japanese experience. Also, the food at the resturaunt attached...More

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