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Guest House KURA

14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We had so much help from Marina san in arranging our stay albeit for one night, both with travel possibilities and places to ear. We were rather worried about sleeping as it was so cold but Marina had thought of everything and we were super warm with a hot water bottle that stayed warm all night. The paper walls were...

Thank Wilkies9788
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely place-a traditional building that was restored as a guest house. Friendly and helpful owner and well suited for back packers with a kitchen, laundry facilities. Quiet town with not much open at night and guest house asks for lights out at 11pm as walls are paper only. Was lovely, the only (BIG) disappointment was how early and how noisy...

Thank Theadventuresofme
GuestHouseKURA, オーナー at Guest House KURA, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us! We are very sorry that the other guests on that day were very noisy from very early in the morning. We didn't realize that, so we couldn't stop them, neither. We are very sorry for that. We will improve to present proper attention to our guests. Thank you again for coming to Suzaka!

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 21 August 2016

I had chosen this guesthouse purely on the reviews on Tripadvisor and after our long train journey and 15 minute walk from the station I was hoping that we would not be disappointed. We most definitely weren't. Marina a genuinely nice person. She has the ability to make you feel at ease straight away, which is probably why her friends...

Thank Bernice N
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 10 May 2016

This was a last minute booking as it was Golden Week in Japan. I took the night on offer and only wish I had a longer stay. Marina and Taka looked after me and introduced me to new friends Osamu and his wife Kaoru. Osamu played guitar and sang for 4-5 of us , his wife supplied a platter of...

Thank Paul E
Stamford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Myself and a friend came to Nagano simply to see the Snow Monkeys, we had one night available and so chose Guest Hiuse Kura because it was located between Nagano and the monkey park. On arriving we were warmly welcomed by the absolutely wonderful host Marina! She orientated and explained the local area to us, and the best ways/times to...

Thank laurraa
Wittenberge, Germany
Reviewed 22 December 2015

The Guest House KURA in Suzuka is a small cozy guest house. The rooms are typical Japanese style and you sleep in proper style on a futon. And you can sleep very well !! The staff is helpful, friendly and always cared for the well-being of guests. The toilet is convenient, as is the shower. A small Japanese-style garden is...

Thank Mario230576
GuestHouseKURA, オーナー at Guest House KURA, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us!! We had a really good time with you! And we are very happy to know that you enjoyed our Japanese style room! Arigato-!!

Reviewed 27 September 2015

My mum and I stayed at Guesthouse Kura in the private room which had its own sitting room! The guesthouse is so cute with a charming cafe at the front and once you get oriented the walk to the station down the old street is charming. Marina is full of helpful and accurate recommendations and as our main purpose was...

Thank Kirstin H
GuestHouseKURA, オーナー at Guest House KURA, responded to this review

Thank for staying at Guest House KURA! And I am really happy that you love that chestnut dumpling! Wish I could bring them to you now!! I had a really good time with you. Thank you for coming to Suzaka! Say hello to your mom! If you have chance to come back to Japan, don't forget to dropping by Suzaka:)...

Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed 25 September 2015

We reached Suzaka in a rainy day. The road and the housing area were really quiet that we thought there's no one living there? Lol. Finding the guesthouse is quite challenging in the rain + quite area + dark sky. There were really few people on the road I tell you! Hahah. Anyway, the very few people whom we met...

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GuestHouseKURA, オーナー at Guest House KURA, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Guest House KURA! We are very happy to meet you! We had a really good time with you! Your kind comments encourage us to improve our hostel! Arigato-!!! Hope you enjoyed Japan's trip a lot!! If you have a chance, come back to Japan!! Matane:)

Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

This guesthouse is really lovely and the owner, Marina, makes sure your stay is as perfect as can be. Very happy to have been recommended this place to stay at! They also have bicycles to rent so you can go along roads surrounded by vineyards and apple trees. And when you get back you can get an espresso at the...

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GuestHouseKURA, オーナー at Guest House KURA, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Guest House KURA! You are very kind to us. We can't say thank you enough. My mom is also very happy that you enjoyed hanging out at her cafe. Thank you very much, and have a good trip in Japan!! Arigato-!!

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 28 May 2015

I lost the way looking for the guesthouse. It was quite late and it was raining so I wasn`t really in a good mood. My mood instantly changed when I stepped into the guesthouse. Marina and her staff are such welcoming and warm people. I really felt at home in the cozy little living room chatting and laughing with the...

Thank Hannes-el-viajero

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Guest House KURA in Suzaka City, Nagano!!An authentic traditional Japanese Guest House! This house was built more than 100 years ago and was only renovated in 2012 in a way that retained the building's Japanese quaint atmosphere.All rooms come in Tatami style and feature traditional Futon beds. When staying at one of our comfortable and cozy rooms, one is brought in touch with traditional Japanese lifestyle. Guest House KURA is the only budget hostel that will bring you back in time to experience the ancient Japan!Easy access to Nagano City, Zenkoji temple, Snow Monkey park, and downtown Obuse. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Guest House KURA

Address: 39 Suzaka Honkanmachi, Suzaka 382-0086, Nagano Prefecture
Region: Japan > Chubu > Nagano Prefecture > Suzaka
Price Range: RM135 - RM426 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Guest House KURA 1.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Private room has it's own sitting room”
Spesh3, 26 Sep 2015 | Read review
“As this is an authentic Japanese guest house the walls are literally paper thin. If you are a light sleeper, I suggest bringing ear plugs.”
radriri2014, 23 Apr 2015 | Read review
“The private room is really nice!”
SusannP_11, 16 Mar 2015 | Read review
“2 main dorms separated by a traditional Japanese partition--they were comfortable and spacious but the double room had a bit more privacy--worth it if you are a couple.”
KrisLizzy03, 16 Jan 2015 | Read review
“there are both private and shared rooms. All are comfortable. Can't go wrong.”
JenniferC301, 20 Oct 2014 | Read review
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