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  • Excellent90%
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  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
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“felt like home”(2 reviews)
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Suites
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

This is a great hostel in a little town up in the mountains. The staff are very friendly and the made me feel right at home. Nice fire place makes it warm and cozy with great ambiance. There's a comfortable chill lounge with a nice...More

Thank Nick P
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Great place to spend the night before or after visiting the snow monkey park. Relaxed atmosphere, spacious rooms with traditional futons and tatami mats, good food, and only a few minutes from the train station and local onsen. Monkeys sometimes come down and hang out...More

Thank Adam G
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

The hostel can be reached from yudanaka station. Reached around 10 mins walking by goggle maps. The hostel was empty when we arrived. Our room 302 is located in the third floor. 3 futons bed. Rooms was ok. Communal toilet and shower was ok too....More

Thank sandy-lnhl
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing stay at this hostel! The hostel is located very close to the train station and the bus to the ski fields. The staff are super friendly and helpful. Rooms are very nice and a great atmosphere in the hostel in general...More

Thank Alexandre S
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Zen hostel is well-located, easily accessible from Yudanaka station, surrounded by mountains good for one-day hiking trips (Snow Monkey Park, Onume pond, Sora Terrace, etc.) and nearby there are other beautiful places to visit, like Obuse, a home-town of Japanese ukiyoe artist Katsushika Hokusai. This...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Details
Price range
US$27 - US$159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Best Value Hotel in Yamanouchi-machi
#11 Top resorts Hotel in Yamanouchi-machi
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$27 - US$159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Best Value Hotel in Yamanouchi-machi
#11 Top resorts Hotel in Yamanouchi-machi
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (31)
Dining (3)
Room & Suite (1)
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Mikaeru K
13 March 2017|
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Response from akihitomorita | Property representative |
Hi there! We do not have a rental shop at our hostel but there is a rental shop located by the train station, only about 4 minutes away from us.We do not have any special partnerships with them however. Up in Shigakogen... More
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Glenn S
3 January 2017|
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Response from akihitomorita | Property representative |
You can take a bus from Yudanaka station to Shigakogen area. Please change the bus at Hasuike bus stop and you can reach to various ski resorts such as Okushigakogen, Yakebitaiyama, and Yokoteyama in Shigakogen. Our hostel... More
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Rosalie B
17 November 2016|
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Response from akihitomorita | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. Our guests cannot visit the Shibu Onsen public bathes. Only guests of Ryokan from Shibu Onesen area can visit the public bathes. However, we are in partnership with one of the most famous onsens... More
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"Private rooms have big windows where you can see mountains and snow monkeys which is very cool and I think..."
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