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Koenkozov Street 44, Karakol 722360 Kyrgyzstan
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#1 of 88 Specialty lodging in Karakol
Location
4.6
Cleanliness
5.0
Service
5.0
Value
4.9
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Designed in minimalistic and natural style. Best location:1minute walk from city center. Spectacler view to mountains.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Hiking
Skiing
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Laundry service
Street parking
Wifi
Breakfast available
Complimentary tea
Special diet menus
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
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Clothes rack
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Romantic
Family
Languages Spoken
English, Russian, Japanese, Korean
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Tjerry V wrote a review Aug 4
Nijmegen, The Netherlands73 contributions37 helpful votes
Great gem. Very nice hotel with japanese owner. Bamboo en white, sereen, good continental breakfast, nice hot shower. Garden en rooftop terrace. Tip: ask for room garden side. From the outside you wouldn't know it's this beautiful place. Unique for Kirgystan.
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Traveled solo
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Slavomir wrote a review Jul 2022
Bratislava, Slovakia2 contributions
With a group of friends, we have enjoyed our stay at this little gem of a hotel, which you would not really expect to find in Karakol. When entering the hotel for the first time, you feel you have entered someone's home. The hosts are very attentive and the whole concept resembles more a stay at a private house than in a hotel. All small bits and pieces of the experience represent ecologic and sustainable tourism. Amazing sense for detail and outstanding service provided.
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Date of stay: July 2022
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Nurlan C wrote a review Jun 2022
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Assured one more time that it is a good place to spend your time in this home. My second work trip was placed on this location. atmosphere, hospitality with respect of personal space makes a positive asset to such guest house
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Trip type: Traveled on business
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Sam Constance wrote a review Jun 2022
London, United Kingdom3 contributions1 helpful vote
We had a wonderful time at this guesthouse and would strongly recommend to English speakers. The family who own this welcoming and comfortable place were generous in their time and recommendations - they gave up helpful tips for local walks, food suggestions and even translated for us at the local hospital when we were in need. All of this was topped off with an excellent breakfast. 10/10
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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SteveLala wrote a review May 2022
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates36 contributions
Me and my family from Canada stayed here. It is a beautiful place. It is very comfortable and everything is well thought out. A delicious breakfast is included in the morning. We will stay here again.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
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Wen wrote a review Apr 2022
Singapore, Singapore47 contributions7 helpful votes
My friend and I visited Matsunoki in April 2022. We love how the hostel was an eclectic mix of Japanese minimalism and Kyrgyz traditions. The hostel is immaculately clean, bright and airy. Yuka the lady owner is the sweetest person ever and helped us with many things like laundering our hiking gears and helping us get currencies from the bank. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this hostel and recommend it to everyone!
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Ruben E wrote a review Apr 2022
6 contributions4 helpful votes
Matsunoki is perfectly located in the heart of Karakol. The terrace provides a mesmerizing view on the mountains and lends itself perfectly for a morning coffee, remote work or just relaxing. The hostess is very kind and helpful and the breakfast is delicious. The wooden interior of Matsunoki is very tasteful and calming. Definitely a recommendation!
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Dogcatcher08 wrote a review Nov 2021
20 contributions2 helpful votes
We stayed here for 2 nights on our tour around the lake. Definitely the best place we have been! Wonderful and kind hosts, absolutely clean room, very delicious and extensive breakfast and a beautiful interieur. Location is ok, a short walk to the center, some good restaurants are nearby.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Ryder P wrote a review Apr 2021
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What an incredible stay at Matsunoki for many reasons but to name a few highlights: incredible hospitality from the owners, I learned so much about the history of the area, where to pick up ski equipment. The breakfasts were amazing, the place was beautiful and in a great location — I could walk to everywhere around Karakol! There was nothing I didn't like - the stay was incredible. I just wish I stayed longer! And I hope that travelers include Karakol and Kyrgyzstan on their next trip and stay at Matsunoki
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Sezim B wrote a review Oct 2020
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan8 contributions
Thanks for the host who thought about his guests ahead starting from the comfy mattresses! It’s so important to sleep in nice bed after long hours of drive. Enjoyed our stay there. Upstairs terrace is amazing for breakfast. Drinking coffee overlooking to the mountains - is the way to start your day.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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PRICE RANGE
$50 - $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
KyrgyzstanIssyk Kul ProvinceKarakol
NUMBER OF ROOMS
6
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Frequently Asked Questions about Matsunoki
Which popular attractions are close to Matsunoki?
Nearby attractions include Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Cathederal (0.3 miles), Dungan Mosque (0.7 miles), and Karakol Historical Museum (0.4 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Matsunoki?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Matsunoki?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Matsunoki?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Matsunoki?
Conveniently located restaurants include Lighthouse Coffee & Tea, Karakol Coffee, and Cafe Zarina.
Is Matsunoki located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.3 miles away from the center of Karakol.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Matsunoki?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Russian, Japanese, and Korean.