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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our first time staying in a ryokan despite many trips to Japan and we did so for one night as part of a road trip in February 2017. We were driving and despite a really good sat nav it was a bit difficult to locate the hotel as a lot of the streets are one way. Once located...

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Bandung, Indonesia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I want to experience staying in ryokan so i choose matsuya that have traditional japanese room, with affordable price, plus they have nice onsen. In the morning you will have japanese breakfast called kaiseki and it's big breakfast i almost cant finish it. The Owner was really nice to help me drop me to the My next trip to snow...

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Echuca, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow what a place, the hosts were utterly amazing, helpful to my wife and I and our two young girls, put us in a great room, had views over the front cobblestoned street, great traditional japanese breakfast, male and female baths out the back on the ground floor, which were great after a day of walking. So close to the...

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Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend this ryokan. Great location next to Zenkoji Temple and only a short bus trip from Nagano Station. Lovely family run and friendly staff. Rooms are well presented and the onsen is very good. Plus great Japanese breakfasts and a cafe with excellent espresso just around the corner.

1Thank hayley163
los angeles, CA
Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for an authentic Japanese experience without breaking your wallet. This is it! For a Roykan, this is very reasonable price. This is a 100 year old ryokan with 6 generation of history. Yes, it's a little old but with all the basic amenities. They even have WIFI in the room while some other hotels in Japan...

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Perth, Australia
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!!!

Thank Sue P
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.

1Thank NickNewbury
Sydney, Australia
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...

1Thank Sandra K
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...

1Thank Catlady88
Hobart, Australia
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...

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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: $58 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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“Rooms are with traditional Japanese beds, had an extra 2 beds in larger room due to kids.”
  • main street by night in winter
  • walking down mainstreet towards the Nagano central
 of 5 bubbles daleobs, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“We had our own toilet and bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles suep654, Jun 6, 2016 | Read review
“I would suggest an upstairs room as there was a little noise from people upstairs (nature of a ryokan).”
 of 5 bubbles SandraK694, Apr 2, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room away from the street if you are light sleeper. In the morning there was garbage collection right under my window”
 of 5 bubbles Catlady88, Mar 9, 2016 | Read review
“Private bathroom Japanese style room.”
 of 5 bubbles traceh2013, Dec 2, 2015 | Read review
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