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Naraya

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396 Kusatsu, Agatsuma-gun, Kusatsu-machi 377-1711, Gunma Prefecture
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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

Kusatsu, like Arima, is a hill area clustered with many onsen hotels. It is always difficult to pick a hotel in area of this kind. This time, I picked Naraya because its long history looked attractive to me. One of the staff members was able to speak fluent English, we had no problem when we checked in. The hotel is... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

I had a very great time in Naraya, Great service, delicious food, convenient location and comfortable room. I highly recommend this hotel to everyone who wants to go Kusatsu. I also would like to share my unforgettable experience in here.I and my parents figured out that we forgot our stuff in hotel after we left Kusatsu and arrived in Ueno.... More 

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Shanghai
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Stayed there for a night last week. The room and the onsen are decent, the food so-so (as said in other reviews), but all the same I love the place as the staff there are great. You can feel that they really care- if you enjoy yourself there, if you need any help, or if the yukata you are wearing... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

Located about 3hrs train-ride from Tokyo, Kusatsu is one of my favorite onsen spots in Japan. Naraya has opened it's door for nearly 140 years. It was my second stay there. My first trip was back in 2008 or 2009. The only difference and complaints were food and service. It was way better first time. This year, the quality of... More 

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Naraya is a pleasant and comfortable ryokan. The staff are all warm, polite and hospitable and the food is of good quality, with just the right quantity. The onsen area is small but sufficient. The price is reasonable and the location is very close to the famous yubatake. The gift shop has a wide range of omiyage (souvenirs including food... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Naraya is located conveniently close to the Yubatake, the centre of Kusatsu Onsen town. From here, you can pretty much walk to most of the attractions around the town. This is especially useful after dinner, when you have changed to your yukata and do not have to rely on other forms of transportation to visit the lighted Yubatake. On arriving... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Our ryokan experience was everything we had hoped for. The room was on the top floor of the ryokan and looked out over the steps up to the temple. Tatami mats, an eating area and traditional dining table complete with under table heating still left plenty of free area in the very spacious room. Non smoking rooms are available. Bedding... More 

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Taipei
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

After our trip to the Kurokawa Onsen the year before, my six-year-old was completely hooked on the onsen experience. With the exception of Disneyland, she clamored for another bathing trip all last year. My wife and I happily obliged by going to Kusatsu over the New Year. We started our trip with an early ride to Karuizawa via Shinkansen. Though... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

Lonely Planet describes the ryokan onsen experience as bathe, eat, rest, repeat. This relaxing regimen was made doubly relaxing at the Naraya Ryokan, for which I cannot say enough words of praise. It is smack dab in the middle of picturesque Kusatsu, a couple dozen steps to the Yubatake. The Naraya has gender separated baths, both inside and outside. They... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2009

My friend and I recently stayed at Naraya for two nights and it was just wonderful. From the moment the very helpful manager collected us from the bus station until we left two days later we felt well cared for and pampered. The location of the inn right near the Yubatake was excellent, the food magnificent and the staff so... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
It's a long history hotel and have been in business for 130th years. Our hot spring is good-quality because hot spring's warm water use the source of famous Shirahatanoyu. Please have a good time at here. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Naraya

Address: 396 Kusatsu, Agatsuma-gun, Kusatsu-machi 377-1711, Gunma Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kanto > Gunma Prefecture > Agatsuma-gun > Kusatsu-machi > Kusatsu Onsen
Price Range: $441 - $775 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Naraya 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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