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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

TLDR: This hotel is wonderfully amazing. You will have no regrets staying here. Excellent food, staff and ambiance. A hotel that you must visit in life time, a pure getaway of the hustle and bustle of Tokyo. The 13 rooms at the hotel are elegantly furnished, themed to their corresponding earth stone. My family and I stayed in the Lapis...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All hotel facilities are well maintained and the atmosphere is very quiet and relaxing. Each room is unique and we stayed in the Malachite Room which is very spacious and comfortable. The public and private bath are very nice. Both dinner and breakfast are excellent. The taste of many dishes are very distinctive and the Dutch coffee is amazing. All...

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1Thank Anthony A
Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to seek for truly Japanese service experience, here can fulfill all of your experiences and expectation. Every staff I meet there is very friendly and the food is perfect. Also it's located in the national park, you can really enjoy the relaxing stay.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was our first time visiting Karuizawa. Ancient Hotel Asama Karuizawa was located in a 1000-meter height, somewhat isolated from the popular area of Karuizawa, thus the atmosphere of tranquility stunned us in the first sight. The inside of hotel combines style, history and personality, for example, the lobby gave a scent of Meji-ishin age European tone, and the interior...

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5Thank HHLinTW
Hong Kong
Reviewed 20 January 2017

My husband and I stayed in Ancient Hotel for two nights from January 14-16, 2017 for our wedding anniversary. We were more than satisfied about our choice and it became the highlight of our anniversary trip. Although it is named "Ancient Hotel", the hotel is very stylish with contemporary design, chic and charming decoration inside and out. It's simply a...

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2Thank fichau
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We were picked up by the hotel shuttle car service at the JR station located 15 min away from the hotel. The interior decor of the building was refined and created a tranquil atmosphere. The Amber room was very relaxing. The bathroom didn't have shower facility as there are showers at the onsen. All the staff at the hotel were...

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5Thank Algystay
Hong Kong
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Staying in the hotel for 3 nights with our family ( 6 of us) in one room. The room is clean, spacious and comfortable. The staffs were very friendly and helpful. The dinner and breakfast absolutely flawless. The star gazing session was something new to us and exciting for our children. The public bath was so relaxing and enjoyable. Beautiful...

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3Thank hktransplant
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I would say that the overall management of the hotel is good, however the experience was affected by the first hour of arrival. We were picked up at the station at 4:30pm, after a full day of shopping in the outlet mall. The ride from the station to the hotel was around 20 minutes and the scenery is absolutely stunning....

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2Thank GLaw123
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Right from the start of our booking of one night stay at Ancient Hotel, we have been pampered by its Manager, Mr. Ogino, whose communication skills in English is excellent. His suggestions on what to visit in the vicinity of the Hotel suit us very well. The food provided by the Hotel is exceptionally good, including the vegetarian dishes catered...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Ancient hotel was such a warm, inviting place. I would recommend everyone to stay for at least 2 nights to fully enjoy the ambiance. We chose the Flurorite room which had a fire place, it was relaxing to sit back on the couch and watch the wood burn. We didn't want to venture back into town after we got there,...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ancient Hotel wants to be the hotel "You can feel with your body and remember with your heart."At the Ancient hotel, our theme is "the renaissance of your body and soul and the ultimate healing to refresh" so we want our customers to get away from the reality and from their daily stress. Also, we want you to feel the nature, the forest, and the wild birds and want to provide the chance you can center your inner mind.We hope you can remember something you forgot for long time with our service of the fusion cuisine every season by Chef Itoh and with the art pieces in the hotel.We also provide the best quality spa therapies so we hope you enjoy it.In this rough generation we are living in, we will be very happy if you can experience the feeling of ancient and the ultimate relaxation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ancient Hotel

Address: 2126 Nagakura, Kitasaku-gun, Karuizawa-machi 389-0111, Nagano Prefecture (Formerly 軽井沢 パーク ホテル)
Region: Japan > Chubu > Nagano Prefecture > Kitasaku-gun > Karuizawa-machi
Number of rooms: 13
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Karuizawa-machi
#3 Family Hotel in Karuizawa-machi
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