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Ross, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Out in the middle of the Gunma nowhere, at the end of a road that with snow can be treacherous, this rustic wooden spa is not for older folks who can't sleep and sit on the floor or who have dietary restrictions. The rooms are unpretentious but overlook the simple gardens and forested hills and other wooden buildings dating from...

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Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very beautiful old traditional buildings . The rooms we had ( 2 deluxe ) were spacious and comfortable - if you like sleeping on futons which we did . We drove there . It was an easy drive from Tokyo but a bit of a worry as no snow tyres and it was starting to snow as we left but...

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Orange, Australia
Reviewed November 13, 2016

We stayed two nights, soaked in the traditional wooden onsen, watched snow falling across the cedars and ate superb food. Smooth and unobtrusive service, lovely old building, just enough modern conveniences. We love you Hoshi Onsen!

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Reviewed November 8, 2016

This place is as traditional as you can get in this modern world. for that, many things were forgiven and was all taken as good authentic experience. getting there: my experience was to take the kanto wide pass with shinkansen stopping at takasaki. rented a car and took a slow leisurely drive and stopped along many distractions along the way...

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Reviewed November 3, 2016

I visited Chojukan in September with my family. It was an amazing! I just loved it!!! This hot spring is very hidden, only one way to get to this place. Building is beautiful old Japanese style and well kept. Room was big, 4 of us fit in one room and it was spotless. Dinner and breakfast was delicious. I loved...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Hoshi Onsen is a beautiful and secluded ryokan within easy reach of Tokyo. Take the Shinkansen from Tokyo station to Jomo Kogen station (1h) where you can take a taxi to Hoshi Onsen (30min). The taxi is about ¥8,000 but definitely worth it. The ryokan is beautiful, traditional and clean and the sleeping arrangements are not that uncomfortable for one...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

We visited this ryokan in January as part of a week trip to Japan. I was here with a friend and we stayed one night. Firstly, getting here requires quite a bit of traveling. You would have to take the shinkansen to jomo kōgen and then transfer to a bus service, twice. One to sarugakyo and another to hoshi onsen....

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed August 5, 2016

This onsen ryokan is hidden in the mountains, very rustic and relaxing. You can here the sound of the stream gushing. The onsens are very atmospheric, there are seperate bathing as well as mix bathing, assigned by different timing of the day. They have both indoor and outdoor onsens. Their oldest indoor onsen is by most favorite. I have been...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed January 6, 2016

Stayed here for 2 nights during winter for our honey moon. The Ryokan is secluded and located near the foot of a mountain with a river running through it. The room was large and clean, and service was excellent. There are three onsens, 2 indoor and 1 with combined indoor and outdoor onsens. Dinner and breakfast is served in the...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed November 22, 2015

This is one of those places that is better reviewed by not sharing the details. Sufficient to say that it was one of the most unique experiences we have had travelling around the world. Best to not go with expectations and simply see what it unfolds for yourself. If you are looking for a lot of action, this place will...

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Address: 650 Nagai, Tone-gun, Minakami-machi 379-1401, Gunma Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kanto > Gunma Prefecture > Tone-gun > Minakami-machi
Price Range: $226 - $412 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 35
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Chojukan Hotel Minakami-Machi
Hoshi Onsen Chojukan Minakami-Machi, Japan - Gunma
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“Check the home page for room types. All have a view of some kind or other, some overlooking a large brook.”
 of 5 bubbles newtokyoite, 1 week ago | Read review
“Pay for the most expensive suites - it's worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles greenflubber, Nov 26, 2014 | Read review
“Category B which was very pricey still was really nice. Can only imagine how great Category A rooms were.”
  • the beautiful grounds (watch out for leeches though)
  • view from our room
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