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Shibu-Onsen KOKUYA

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We’ve been planning to visit Japan for several years now and finally pulled the trigger and booked our flights. We spent several weekends looking over guides and suggestions when my husband came across a blog post about the Snow Monkeys and suddenly we needed a place to stay.

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Response from Kokuya, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Shibu-Onsen KOKUYA
Responded Nov 12, 2018
Thank you for choosing to stay at KOKUYA HOTEL. We are very pleased to know that you have enjoyed and had a pleasant stay with us. Have you enjoyed meeting the adorable snow monkeys? We hope you can come again especially during the much awaited snow monkey season (January and February) and you can see the snow monkeys bathing in the hotspring crowning with snow over their heads. Once again thank you very much and hope to see you soon.
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This review is very belated as my husband and I visited in February, however I can not recommend this ryokan enough! Staff was amazing, food was SUPER amazing, onsen was great.

We had a room on the corner of the 3rd floor with a private tub. We were too shy for the public baths
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You will love this place if your reasson for visiting Shibu Onsen is for the hot springs. This Ryokan will not disappoint with the numerous themed private onsens. They are some of the finiest in the area. We paid for the full board service which also included a delicious tradi
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We really enjoyed our stay in this traditional onsen, conveniently located in the centre of Shibu Onsen and a good base for visiting the snow monkeys.

The welcome was very warm and throughout our stay the staff were charming, friendly, helpful and cheerful.

Our room was spacio
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We traveled as two families with teenage children. The service was so detailed and an amazing experience in a fully traditional setting. We had rooms with private onsens, which I would fully recommend over using the public ones. If you are a picky eater the traditional meal may b
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The Ume Room with Private Open-Air Bath at the Shibu-onsen Kokuya
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The Matsu Room with Private Open-Air Bath at the Shibu-onsen Kokuya
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The main suite after turn down service, futons laid out by staff while you're at dinner. They're removed while you're at breakfast.
Hi, I was wondering if it's possible to walk to the monkey park from the accomodation? And if so, how long it takes?
I'm sorry for the delay in replying, I missed the question. No, it is too far to walk from the main area, but it is a very short bus or taxi ride. Some of the accommodations also have a shuttle. From the drop off point, it is about 15 minutes walk to where the monkies are.
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Does this Ryokan has free parking?
We have a free parking for our guests.
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What time is dinner and breakfast served? Also, which train station is the closest? Thank you!
Dear guest, Thank you very much for your inquiry. Dinner time is from 18:00 or 19:00. Breakfast time is 8:00 or 8:30. The closest satation is Yudanaka station by Nagano Dentetsu Line from JR Nagano station. Our check-in time is from 15:00. We can pick you up at Yudanaka station after 15:00. Please call up us from Nagano station when you leave Nagano, if you need our picking up service. Telephone nimber is +81 269 33 2511. Thank you, Eriko Onezawa, Kokuya
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Hi, I have just read reviews of the above ryokan. My husband and I are staying there in 2 weeks for 3 nights. Can you please tell me if you did any tours or any other interesting things in the area as I am struggling with things to do other than see the snow monkeys which obviously is our reason for visiting the area. I tried Zeno for a tour but he is unavailable at that time. We are there end of January. Any help would be appreciated. Regards, Rosie
You may go Obuse Town by train from yudanaka in about 30 min. This is a small town famous for chestnuts. You can also try chestnuts rice and many other kind of food made from chestnuts. I think the atmosphere of the town is good, and relax.
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Hi, How do you make a reservation?
i made the reservation through their web, since link is not allow here, you can search "ichizaemon" on google. Hope this help ^.^
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"Any of the private onsen rooms."
"Get a room with a private onsen"
"get a room with hot tub outside"
"The standard rooms are lovely, but if you could push the boat out for one with an onsen i bet that would be incredible"
"Room with private onsen was definitely worth the each money! Especially if you want to bath with your partner."
$329 - $654 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
shibu-onsen kokuya hotel yamanouchi-machi
JapanChubuKoshinetsuNagano PrefectureYamanouchi-machiKumanoyu OnsenShigakougenhoppo OnsenYudanaka shibu Onsen
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