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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Perfect position as 5 minutes from Zenkoji-ji Temple. The room and bathroom were perfect although bathroom was small for Aussies but this is Japan. We loved everything about this place. The grandfather, the service, the food and the free coffee.We even loved the street. Great onsen. Lots of history here!!!

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Newbury
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Small traditional Japanese Hotel hardly any distance from the Zenkoji temple – the main tourist attraction in Nagano – so very well located for tourists. Staff are helpful and have some English. The traditional room we stayed in was of a reasonable size with good ensuite facilities. Very nice traditional Japanese breakfast. Good value for money.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

This is a fabulous ryokan inside the temple grounds. It is absolutely beautiful at night when everyone has gone home! Wondering up to the temple at night was just magical. The staff are wonderful and always wanting help (even the older couple with limited English - my problem , not theirs) went out of their way to assist. They sent... More 

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NJ
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

This ryokan is located inside the gates of the Zenkoji Temple. Since I intended to attend the early morning ceremony (at 6:40 am), this was very convenient. The Ryokan is also located in a historic site where the original temple was located. I reserved a room with a private bath. The room is very large and clean. The bedding is... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

We loved everything about this ryokan. We were lucky enough to arrive in the evening during a festival of lights - where the whole area around the temple was closed to traffic and hundreds of locals were strolling up to the temple, all the streets were lit with lanterns and full of food stalls. It was a lovely atmosphere. You... More 

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Monterey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

This is a great ryokan, within steps of Zenko-ji Temple. It was a comfortable tatami room. Realize that you will be sleeping and sitting on the floor, Japanese style. It serves a wonderful breakfast. They also have dinner, but I did not have it. The staff is very welcoming and friendly.

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Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights with my husband and 13 year old son, in a traditional tatami room. We took the bus from the #1 bus bay at Nagano Station. It is situated just outside the second gate of Zenkoji Temple amongst many little shops. This ryokan is a bit of a maze inside, with rooms around every corner.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

Our Japanese style room is spacious with ensuite shower and toilet. Sink, shower and toilet are seperated in the front part of the room. The onsen is nice and clean. Our 3 and 4 years old children love it. As I wrote in my blog We choose to take taxi instead of bus as it is not far and we... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

I am writing this review and we haven't even left and I don't want to. Having dinner here is a must your own private dinning room and the most wonderful food. The staff are outstanding the rooms traditional and we had our first onsen experience. This Ryokan is a definite must for those visiting Nagano only wish we stayed longer.

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Pacific Coast Australia, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Excellent traditional Japanese hotel! Lovely private room with ensuite. Very nice staff...and the traditional breakfast is outstanding. Not a great fan of tatami mat bedding..but worth the experience. My only complaint was wifi only in the lounge...

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Additional Information about Matsuya Ryokan

Address: 484 Motoyoshicho, Nagano 380-0851, Nagano Prefecture
Location: Japan > Chubu > Nagano Prefecture > Nagano
Price Range: $89 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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