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Shimaya Ryokan

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Bordeaux, France
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a japanese room with bathroom, was As I expected, everything ok. Owners are really helpful and gives you really good tips for visiting the area Location is not as charming as shibu onsen but owners drives you to monkeys or station. Walking back down from monkey park through shibu onsen is a great idea ( 30/40 mins) don't miss...

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Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I would recomended this ryokan for those u travel to this snow monkey city. The owner very helpful n give all the information u need about the sightseeing, restaurant, ski resort.. Everything u need. This ryokan offered to pick up from train station, if u want to take a walk to this ryokan it is about 5-10 minutes I love...

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Kailua, Hawaii
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed for one night as a weekend getaway for our anniversary. We are American currently living in Japan. It was absolutely wonderful! Ichiro-san and his wife are fabulous. After booking a standard room with shared bathroom, it was to our surprise that we were given a room with a private bathroom. According to Ichiro-san we were...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

great location near the station and not far from snow monkey park hospitality comfortable rooms tasty breakfast opportunity to Japanese and english chatting range of information materials cosy atmosphere

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Wales
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were welcomed by happy,smiling staff who did all they could to make our stay a happy one.I was amazed by the food here,it was excellent Japanese food and a special effort was made to make mine vegan.it was wonderful and this was the first place I stayed in Japan which provided me with soya milk. SHimaya is quirky and...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My experience in staying at Shimaya revolved around Ichiro-san as my host. He tried very hard to make my stay and trip around as smooth as possible that it made it all worthwhile. The room is everything I hoped it will be and it is indeed better to have a personal shower and toilet like some suggested. However, rooms outfitted...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Shimaya was our first ryokan during our trip so we didn't know what to expect. We couldn't have asked for much more! The owners were so overly friendly. We arrived late one evening and found it to be a very easy walk from the train station. We were welcomed with open arms. We scheduled a time to leaving in...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Host is very friendly and very helpful during our stay there. They fetch us to and fro to see snow monkey. The hotel is clean and value for money. A family of 4 can sleep comfortably in a room. However, if you have big and heavy luggage, it might pose a problem carrying up and down the Inn as there...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing time! Everyone was lovely and the owners are incredible and so generous! I only wish that we could have spent more time there! ❤❤❤ thank you for having us we hope to go again in the future!

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Iowa
Reviewed 13 February 2017

No elevator, so request a lower floor if you have lots of luggage or heavy pieces. Email in advance to notify the owner of your train arrival time, and he'll meet you at the station entrance--but he won't ever answer any emails to confirm that he got your message. Likewise no reply to confirm receipt of the information when I...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
When requested, we provide free 'on-demand' shuttle services to andfrom the Shimaya Ryokan to the Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park and theYudanaka train station. If you have heavy luggage, please notify usin advance so we can help you. We are also happy to offer suggestionsabout local restaurants and attractions.At our hotel, you can enjoy our public Onsen (hot spring bath) filledwith 100% natural hot spring water. On weekdays, our Onsen can bereserved for private use by families and couples. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shimaya Ryokan

Address: 3075-I Hirao, Shimotakai-gun, Yamanouchi-machi 381-0401, Nagano Prefecture
Region: Japan > Chubu > Nagano Prefecture > Shimotakai-gun > Yamanouchi-machi > Yudanaka shibu Onsen , Shigakougenhoppo Onsen , Kumanoyu Onsen
Price Range: RM381 - RM638 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Shimaya Ryokan 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Shimaya Ryokan Hotel Yamanouchi-Machi
Shimaya Ryokan Japan/Yamanouchi-Machi
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“wide Japanese style room”
 of 5 bubbles , 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“No lift but staff will help No lift but staff offer to carry luggage upstairs.I was on second floor and found no problems.”
 of 5 bubbles Welshscouse, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Stay lower so you need not carry luggage up to higher storeys”
 of 5 bubbles kaekae1990, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“No elevator, so ask for a lower floor if there's an en suite option (if that's important to you).”
 of 5 bubbles ScandiScot, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Higher floor rooms have a better view. I opted for a room with private toilet as I do not like to use common toilets.”
 of 5 bubbles mmbbt5, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
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