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Aburaya Tosen

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice ryokan, friendly staff. We were picked up at the station and after check in, brought to the monkey park. We walked back from the park which was about 40 minutes. We had a room with private hot bath, lovely and relaxing!! With our teenage son, it was convenient not to have to go to the public hotel bath... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found Aburaya Tosen when looking for somewhere to stay when visiting the Snow Monkey Park. It is a traditional Japanese Ryokan style hotel a short drive (15 min walk) from the train station at Yudanaka (easily reached from Nagoya). A member of staff was waiting to meet us off the train and took us down to Aburaya Tosen in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked thru Agoda, but according to the hotel, Agoda has shown a wrong picture of the room, so instead of a Twin suite with onsen, we were given the Tatami suite with onsen. The room was not spotless, the rocking chair was dusty, the toilet room smelled, and the onsen in the balcony didn't look clean.The staff were polite,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here so that I could stay somewhere close to the 'legendary' snow monkeys. Service was high touch and what you would expect of a hotel of this type. The in room mineral bath with our room was defiantly worth the additional cost. My only complaint is that there does not appear to be much to do in town,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is right by a bubbling river, and smack on top of a hot spring that serves the onsen baths. We had a junior suite with a private onsen - definitely worth it. Watch the official 2:30pm check-in time; the hotel doesn't have flexibility for earlier check-ins, even if the room is not occupied. It appeared to us that... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

It's famous in the Yudanaka area, only 8 mins walk from the Yudanaka station or 700 yen for a taxi ride. Staff is very friendly. You can experience two onsens in a day where one of them with a jacuzzi tub (but can't find the switch to switch on). Some staff speak English too. Your dinner is served in a... More 

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Nagano, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

GREAT PLACE, a must, when coming to Nagano area Japanese hospitality at it's best !! Looking forward to go back again. One of the best accommodation places in Japan. Walking distance to the snow monkeys.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

My husband and I stayed at Aburaya Tosen for one night in April 2016 in a junior suite with an open air bath while holidaying around Japan for two and a half weeks. We chose this ryokan based on its close proximity to the snow monkeys (the main/sole reason why we were in the area). Pros: - This is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

We made this area a pit stop between cities, and it exceeded our expectations!!! Not only was the hotel relaxing, peaceful and zen but we seemed to be completely rejuvenated from the 2 day stay from our crazy London lifestyles and our travels round Japan. I'm so pleased that my husband decided to come here. You are surrounded by other... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

Very attentive staff and beautiful indoor/outdoor onsen. We were by ourselves for the first 30 minutes which was so peaceful and relaxing. My friend received one of the best massages she's ever had! We did not have the dinner provided and chose a local place right around the corner that was amazing! Overall, a lovely hotel!

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Additional Information about Aburaya Tosen

Address: 2586-5 Sano, Shimotakai-gun, Yamanouchi-machi 381-0402, Nagano Prefecture
Location: Japan > Chubu > Nagano Prefecture > Shimotakai-gun > Yamanouchi-machi > Yudanaka shibu Onsen
Price Range: $175 - $551 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Aburaya Tosen 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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