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Recently stated 4 nights at the Kamesei Ryokan and the experience was great. During our trip to Japan we were looking to experience a traditional experience and Kamesei brought just that. Tyler and his lovely wife were very helpful and friendly, the dinner and breakfast...More
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Response from Tyler-KameseiRyokan, Owner at Kamesei RyokanResponded 19 July 2017
We were honored that the two of you chose Kamesei for your traditional ryokan experience. Our inn's oldest building dates over 100 years old. We still have lots of improvements to make, but are hoping to maintain our inn's historical ambience and traditional rooms and...More
I stumbled upon this Ryokan when searching for a hotel room for the Nagano marathon. I am so glad I found it, and that my family and our visiting relatives from Scandinavia decided to come along. We all had a fabulous time in Togura-Kamiyamada Onsen....More
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Response from Tyler-KameseiRyokan, Owner at Kamesei RyokanResponded 15 June 2017
Thank you for your kind comments. We are grateful you choose our inn to share Japan's traditional side with your relatives visiting from overseas. The old Japan is slowly disappearing, but here at Kamesei Ryokan, we try to honor the best of deep, traditional culture,...More
My first time in a ryokan. Tyler has made everything so informative and comfortable. Love the ambience in this quiet town. People are so friendly, food is great and air is fresh. Too bad my trip was shortened due to flight cancellation but I will...More
Response from Tyler-KameseiRyokan, Owner at Kamesei RyokanResponded 19 April 2017
Serenity-san, Thank you for coming and enjoying Kamesei Ryokan. We are grateful you came to our inn and appreciated the warm atmosphere of our onsen town, Togura-Kamiyamada. We have so many great family-run shops and restaurants to explore here, as well as a new Eco...More
Our group of six had a wonderful stay at the Kamesei Ryokan. Tyler picked us up from the train station and helped us find a good dinner option. We loved the room and enjoyed the onsen which we basically had to ourselves both nights. We...More
Thank Hannah G
Response from Tyler-KameseiRyokan, Owner at Kamesei RyokanResponded 12 April 2017
Hannah-san, Thank you for coming and enjoying our traditional inn as well as our onsen town Togura-Kamiyamada. Our town has so many great restaurants that it's hard to choose which one to enjoy, but we also highly suggest trying our chef's kaiseki-style dinner at least...More
We had a whirlwind visit of 1 night to Kamesei Ryokan and wished we could stay longer to enjoy the Ryokan and all the local area has to offer.
Mari and Tyler are lovely, welcoming hosts and made sure we knew where everything was (how...More
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Response from Tyler-KameseiRyokan, Owner at Kamesei RyokanResponded 8 November 2016
Thank you for your kind review. We are glad you enjoyed our traditional onsen inn, especially our chef's imaginative take on the kaiseki-style dinner, as well as the rejuvenating hot spring mineral waters of Kamiyamada Onsen. Next time you come, please try our outdoor family...More
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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
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. Other popular side trips include the Jigokudani Wild Monkey Park (aka "Snow Monkeys"), 45 min. bus to the trailhead, and Togakushi for the gigantic cedar trees lining the path to the Inner Shrine as well the Ninja center, 1 hour by bus.
We can also provide shuttle service for Obasute Station which is a 45 minute train ride from Matsumoto for seeing the castle there.
Alternatively, from Obasute S.A. on the Nagano Expressway, it is possible to take a bus to Kamikochi in the Japanese Alps for the day.
So we are centrally located to many great locations in Nagano.
If you have any other questions, feel free ask.
Tyler Lynch / Kamesei Ryokan
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