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Kamesei Ryokan

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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Our stay at Kamesei Ryokan was absolutely outstanding, the highlight of our 3 week Japan trip. The layout and design of the Ryokan is absolutely beautiful, with gorgeous gardens and tranquil onsens. We enjoyed some traditional Japanese meals, the food just kept on coming! We...More

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Response from Tyler-KameseiRyokan, Owner at Kamesei RyokanResponded 16 January 2018

Thank you for your stay, and for your kind review. We are grateful Kamesei Ryokan was the highlight of your trip to Japan. We are especially glad you enjoyed our inn's traditional layout, with the garden and koi pond in the middle and most of...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Our stay could not have been better. From the clear communications making reservations to the final shuttle to the train station everything was perfect. This is a traditional Onsen Ryokan with beautiful rooms and the indoor/outdoor and private onsens are very relaxing. Tyler, Mari, and...More

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Response from Tyler-KameseiRyokan, Owner at Kamesei RyokanResponded 1 November 2017

Thank you for coming and staying at Kamesei Ryokan. We are grateful you enjoyed our traditional inn as well as the natural hot spring mineral water onsen baths. And our chef's kaiseki-style dinner is especially recommended. With our new Zukudashi Eco Tours, we offer both...More

Reviewed 13 January 2018

Our one night stay at this beautiful ryokan was just wonderful. When stepping in to the ryokan the fireplace in the lobby was lit and the place smelled good from the burning wood. The ryokan has a beautiful japanese garden inside with a pond with...More

Thank DidiGW
Response from Tyler-KameseiRyokan, Owner at Kamesei RyokanResponded 15 January 2018

Thank you for making the time to find our inn, especially as our onsen town, Togura-Kamiyamada, is a bit off the beaten path. We are grateful you enjoyed our inn's warm charm with the woodstove in the lobby and koi pond in the middle of...More

Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Tyler and wife , was very kind to explain us not only the Hotel but the City and the history it self, he even has a map with English and the town info with a lot of picture.. Not to say a website which even...More

Thank Roy L
Response from Tyler-KameseiRyokan, Owner at Kamesei RyokanResponded 7 January 2018

Thank you for coming and staying at Kamesei Ryokan. We are glad you enjoyed our hospitality and our enthusiasm for our onsen town, Togura-Kamiyamada. The audio tour podcast on the onsentown website is an informative way to get to know about our lifestyle here in...More

Reviewed 19 December 2017

Stayed with a few friends this past March. Tyler was very helpful and informative. He even walked us down to a local bar, where we had an absolute blast, with Karaoke. We arrived a bit late, but Tyler informed us of the history and was...More

Thank Tim L
Response from Tyler-KameseiRyokan, Owner at Kamesei RyokanResponded 21 December 2017

Thank you for coming and enjoying our inn, as well as our onsen town Togura-Kamiyamada. It is a night town, with literally hundreds of individually-owned bars and restaurants. A lot of the bars are 'snack'-type where you pay 3000 yen for a couple of hours...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
Banquet Room
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast Available
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Hot Tub
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US$74 - US$228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$74 - US$228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Response from Tyler-KameseiRyokan | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry regarding Kamesei Ryokan. We provide free shuttle service to/from Togura Station which is 25 minutes from Nagano Station. From Nagano Station, it is a 2km walk or bus ride to Zenkoji Temple... More
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"We chose the room with a private garden view."
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"Rent bikes around town or further. We wish we had more time to explore."
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"Book the Yayoi room if available with the private onsen"
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"Book the deluxe room if you want to enjoy the private outdoor onsen during the off-hours at night."
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