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Queensland, Australia
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60 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

The Smile Hotel in Nagano is a great place to stay in business. There were a few of us in our group and we all had a positive experience. The rooms are small but clean and well looked after. The hotel staff were friendly and spoke English well. It was a shirk walk from the station. The hotel is surrounded... More 

Thank Smokeybinsai
Perth, Australia
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27 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016

The hotel is a fairly straight walk from the Nagano Station (about 10-15min walk). The hotel is western style with escalator and lift, making taking the luggage upstairs easy. The room was clean and the location was fairly convenient to restaurants. The room included buffet breakfast: only Japanese porridge and bread/toast with juice, coffee/tea. Not bad for the price.

1 Thank PerthTraveller38
Singapore, Singapore
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53 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Rooms are very small but it includes all the facilities. Hotel is located near the JR Nagano station( just take the midori exit and walk 700m). Hotel staffs are awesome and very helpful. Hotel provides a breakfast with limited options but it is worth. The only drawback is that they does not have a lift to the reception located in... More 

1 Thank Ratheeshtravi
Powys, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Good location, especially if you're travelling by train (train station is only about 10 minutes walk). Rooms small but have everyhing you'll need. Quiet cheap, especially for being located in a city centre. Friendly and helpull staff

1 Thank Mal410
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 April 2014

Smile Hotel is a little out of the way compared to the other hotels out there. It took my family around 20mins to walk to Nagano train station. But bear in mind we were lugging large bags in the snow. It doesn't help that the entrance to the actual hotel is a flight of stairs too. But for that inconvenience,... More 

1 Thank moy71
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33 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2014 via mobile

This was a last minute booking on the way to Nozawa Onsen. It is less than 10 minutes walk from the station. It is an older hotel but clean and reasonable. The rooms were actually bigger than the other hotels we stayed on. Pillow was hard and felt like there is wheat inside it. There is a convenience store across... More 

1 Thank Angel014
Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2014

Within walking distance to train station. Reception staff were very helpful and tried to get us a taxi that would take a ski bag. Rooms smelt a bit like cigarette smoke and there was no wifi available. The rooms are pretty standard size for Japan and were clean and comfortable. We missed the breakfast to catch an early train.

1 Thank eml30
Singapore, Singapore
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29 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2014

good business-hotel in central nagano-shi. polite, helpful staff. it is about 10-15 minutes on foot from the nagano JR station. you can take a bus as well. the breakfast is strictly ok - fine if you are on a budget, but you are probably better off with a coffee and sandwich from the daily yamazaki across the road. the room... More 

Thank psi71
Loyang Valley
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 December 2011

Quite near to city centre and walking distance to zenkoji temple. Friendly staff. The room size is small but with a queen size bed and sufficient bag space for 2 luggage. Breakfast is only ok.

Thank Keeran
Monster, The Netherlands
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255 reviews
94 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2011

The rooms are quite good, the bathroom is not very big but convenient. We had the double room for single use. The price is quite good looking at the quality of the room. The breakfast is not very good with a limited choice of items. I would suggest to go to the small supermarket on the other side of the... More 

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Address: 1177-3 Chitosemachi, Tsurugakami, Nagano 380-0821, Nagano Prefecture
Region: Japan > Chubu > Nagano Prefecture > Nagano
Price Range: $60 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Smile Hotel Nagano 3*
Number of rooms: 184
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