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  • Excellent7%
  • Very good44%
  • Average35%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
28 May 2014
“Both charming and crumbling.”
23 Feb 2013
“Masuya Ryokan beautiful”
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

Masuya Ryokan is the real thing, an old wooden Ryokan hotel that has survived the ages. It is not well-maintained though, some windows are missing, some floors are kind of iffy, and there are large hornet nests near the roofline. Glass panes rattle with the...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2013

I have stayed at this ryokan twice. It is run by a wonderful family who always make us feel very welcome. It is historically a well known ryokan. It is with out a doubt very peaceful and relaxing. Aoki village is picture card pretty. Old...More

1  Thank Elise147
Reviewed 20 August 2012

The hamlet, of maybe 20 houses, is at the end of the road, a couple of km from the trailheads for some mountain hikes. It's very quiet, and although the size of some of the houses and ryokans suggest former glory, there's very little going...More

4  Thank Peter D
Reviewed 4 February 2012

This Meiji-era hotel is about a 20-minute taxi ride from Ueda station in Nagano. The hotel is old and has no central heating, so it's very cold in the common areas. The staff are friendly and helpful, but if you don't speak Japanese, communication will...More

1  Thank mickstout
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US$129 - US$213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Japan > Chubu > Nagano Prefecture > Chiisagata-gun > Aoki-mura
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