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8955 Toyosato Terayu, Nozawaonsen-mura, Shimotakai-gun 389-2502 Nagano Prefecture See on map
Name/address in local language
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Suites
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed March 20, 2018

After being told of a booking error made by our travel agent, Miki on the front desk went out of her way to contact the agent to try to remediate the problem. She was always smiling and greeted us each time we passed. The room...More

2  Thank Vito A
Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

This was our second stay at Kawamotoya after three years skiing elsewhere in Nagano area. The hotel now feels like the neglected child of the Nozawa Hospitality Group, no more true hotspring (Onsen) bath at the hotel (even if there is one just outside the...More

Thank Laurent D
Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful, clean washitsu rooms with great views of this snowy, charming place. Just steps from the heart of town made it quite convenient for skiing and nights out. The staff were so helpful with restaurant bookings and ideas and all were fluent in Japanese and...More

Thank Aris M
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay here. Helpful reception staff, a few minutes walk from the bus station and 5 mins walk from the Main Street in town. The nearest ski lift is a 5 minute walk away up a bit of a hill so may be...More

1  Thank Sweetmangomania
Reviewed March 8, 2017

We (husband and I) stayed here for one week on our first visit to Japan. We chose a Japanese style room and after the tiny hotel room in Tokyo, it seemed huge. There was plenty of room for all of our luggage and ski gear...More

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Description
Kawamotoya is a traditional ryokan located in Nozawa Onsen. A total of 13 public hot-spring bath houses, known as "Sotoyu", are a common asset of the local villagers who welcome visitors to share them. One of ...More them, "Kumanotearai no yu", is just next to Kawamotoya and is famous for its effects on the beauty of women's skin.This ryokan has 23 guests rooms; 8 guestrooms have their own private bathroom and all have a private toilet.From the top floors on the East side of the Kawamotoya guests have a beautiful view of the Mt Kenashi and its winter ski slopes, while on the West side of the Kawamotoya guests will enjoy the panorama of the mountain range across the Chikuma valley. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Restaurant
Spa
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Style
Top resorts Hotels
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Top resorts Hotels
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
23
Price range
$168 - $280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Kawamotoya Japan/Nagano Prefecture
Location
Japan > Chubu > Koshinetsu > Nagano Prefecture > Shimotakai-gun > Nozawaonsen-mura
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Top resorts Hotels
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
23
Price range
$168 - $280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Kawamotoya Japan/Nagano Prefecture
Location
Japan > Chubu > Koshinetsu > Nagano Prefecture > Shimotakai-gun > Nozawaonsen-mura
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Traveler (35)
Room & Suite (21)
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The325
August 22, 2017|
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Response from Gabbythebook | Reviewed this property |
There was in our room but I think perhaps not all rooms.
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Julie C
August 22, 2015|
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Response from Peter O | Reviewed this property |
Hi Julie ... in the case of Kawamotoya you can either book rooms with private bathroom facilities or rooms that rely on the shared bathroom which is basically a typical onsen setup. Google "onsen" and you'll get an idea. The... More
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Bumpbo
January 23, 2015|
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Response from Peter O | Reviewed this property |
It's only a short walk from the bus station even with suitcases in tow. There are a couple of ways to get the Kawamotoya so what I'd suggest is to simply pop into the friendly information centre opposite the bus station and... More
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"Request the redecorated rooms for the the best of the best!!"
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"All the rooms would offer great views of the surrounding mountains. we were onlevel 5 and the views were..."
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"We requested a high floor and were treated to a beautiful view of the snow-capped mountains. Well worth it!"
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"High floor with private bath/toilet"
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