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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia 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.

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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...

Thank RRla
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...

2Thank TrudiDisney
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.

1Thank Allan152
Victoria, Australia
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....

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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...

1Thank Jay K
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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: $55 - $202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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“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
“Rear rooms do suffer from road noise”
 of 5 bubbles wills68, Jul 20, 2015 | Read review
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