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Hotel Shoho

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527 Satoyamabe, Matsumoto 390-0221, Nagano Prefecture
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1 room 1 adult
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Okinawa, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and several of her classmates from college had a reunion at Hotel Shoho. All of us had small children except one couple. It was an excellent stay. The rooms and facilities were typical Japanese - clean and immaculate. They rooms were Japanese style with tatami mats and bed rolls which were very comfortable. Although the bathroom facilities in... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Spent two nights here during my visit to Matsumoto last winter. This hotel was in the area of Utsukushigahara Onsen, a huge property on the highland. It was my third choice on the hotel list for reservation and I had no luck for the first two, so it was my very first time to book a japanese style hotel room... More 

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New Delhi, India
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87 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The high point of the stay were the hot springs. I enjoyed that very much! The rooms which I shared with a friend were excellent - large and comfortable with very well appointed bath and toilet. One of the room had tatami mats and other more conventional beds. The breakfast was large and quite generous. The whole experience was quite... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

Did not stay here but came to use the hot springs. The location was very far off though they have a shuttle bus. The hot springs seemed to be very popular as it was really crowded. But the facility was huge. One of the largest I've been too. They also have outdoor onsen pools which was a huge plus.

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Toyonaka, Japan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

About ober 8:45PM.many mennbae are finish the job? 大体、午後8:45過ぎ、すったふの多くが退社されてか? I feel service not enough,espesially Dinner. 特に夕食でそれを感じました。 But,very beautiful night view of Matsumoto city from room,room is clean and huge. しかし、松本市街を見渡す夜景はとても美しく、部屋はきれいで非常に大きかったです。 PS:massage by chinese style(Leg)is pain too much,no good.Only painful! Three days later Cured! I like massage veru much!! 中国式マッサージ、だめです。痛いだけで ,痛みが取れるまで三日かかりました!私はマッサージが大好きなんです。

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Calgary
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137 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

It's certainly not close the train station but worth the trip. They have a shuttle bus you can take which leaves almost every hour until 5pm. It's a little pricey but also includes a full five course meal and a wonderful breakfast. The hotel general areas have all been updated and are beautiful. The lobby is great and of course... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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82 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

We really enjoyed our stay at the Hotel Shoho in Matsumoto. I had a corner room on the top floor, so was able to see a view over the whole city including the Minami Alps, these mountains are truly stunning. The Shoho is easy to access from central Matsumoto; just a 3/4 kilometre drive to the hotel. The staff are... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

This was a ryokan style hotel (no bedding out in the room during the day and they bring out the futon bed at night) with lovely public bath/onsen (hot pool). We are a family of 5 and they were able to cater us in one room (this is sometimes difficult in Japan) and the view from the room was really... More 

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Charleston, West Virginia
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38 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2012

If it wasn't for our friends in Matsumoto who stayed with us, I would have never known about this hotel and probably would have been unable to book a reservation as I do not know much Japanese (and the hotel had minimal English). The room we had was a traditional (non-western style) room, which was comfortable and spacious (and had... More 

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