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2-15-1 Kamiyamada Onsen, Chikuma 389-0821 Nagano Prefecture See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When you first stay at a ryokan, many things go through your mind. Sleeping on the floor. Formal style of meals. Shared single sex bathing. It's can all be daunting. However this ryokan run by husband and wife team make you feel very much at...More

Thank HughDownie
Response from Tyler-KameseiRyokan, Owner at Kamesei RyokanResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your stay and your kind review. Your words are encouraging, especially considering how much of a seasoned traveler you are. We are grateful you found our traditional inn and onsen baths so relaxing. The bar district behind our inn certainly seems like...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Our stay could not have been better. From the clear communications making reservations to the final shuttle to the train station everything was perfect. This is a traditional Onsen Ryokan with beautiful rooms and the indoor/outdoor and private onsens are very relaxing. Tyler, Mari, and...More

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Response from Tyler-KameseiRyokan, Owner at Kamesei RyokanResponded 1 November 2017

Thank you for coming and staying at Kamesei Ryokan. We are grateful you enjoyed our traditional inn as well as the natural hot spring mineral water onsen baths. And our chef's kaiseki-style dinner is especially recommended. With our new Zukudashi Eco Tours, we offer both...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018

It was a wonderful experience better then I expect. Tyler and his wife had done to make it for the best! He gave us many suggestions based on our preferences...and so we went to a Samurai castle, on the top of the hill right next...More

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Response from Tyler-KameseiRyokan, Owner at Kamesei RyokanResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your stay, and for your kind words. We are grateful you listened to our suggestions and were able to do the walk up to Arato-jo, the mountaintop fortress behind our onsen town, Togura-Kamiyamada. We are glad you enjoyed our chef's kaiseki-style dinner....More

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

The best ryokan I ever slept in. Tyler tries to help you in every way by providing maps, station pickups/ drop offs, etc. The onsen are great: beautiful and really hot water... I would recommend this one to everybody...More

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Response from Tyler-KameseiRyokan, Owner at Kamesei RyokanResponded 11 August 2018

Thank you for your kind words. We are grateful you appreciated our efforts to make staying in our inn as well as enjoying our town as easy and comfortable as possible. And of course, we are glad you liked Kamiyamada's hot spring mineral water. With...More

Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Had a very nice and memorable stay. Very comfortable and peacefull place, perfect for relaxing. Tyler picked us up at the train station and took time to welcome us and introduce the town over green tea. We enjoyed the onsen two times during our one...More

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Response from Tyler-KameseiRyokan, Owner at Kamesei RyokanResponded 18 July 2018

We are grateful you brought your family to stay in our traditional onsen inn. As hosts, it is rewarding when guests are as open to new experiences, such as our optional 5am zazen meditation at a nearby temple, and our Zukudashi Eco Tours walking tour...More

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Traditional ryokan featuring warm wood construction, gardens throughout, relaxing onsen baths and gourmet kaiseki meals. You can wear your yukata robe and use our wooden geta sandals to stroll around our onsen ...More town, Togura Kamiyamada, and explore the many small shops and eateries. Our town also has geisha and we would be happy to arrange an interactive 30-min. geisha show Centrally located to the best of Nagano, such as the Snow Monkeys, Matsumoto Castle, Hakuba, Alpine Route and Karuizawa. Our American owner is happy to share this slice of the Japanese countryside with you. Free pick-up at Togura Station. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Restaurant
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
USD 70 - USD 229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Kamesei Ryokan Chikuma, Japan - Nagano Prefecture
Location
Japan > Chubu > Koshinetsu > Nagano Prefecture > Chikuma > Togurakamiyamada Onsen
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
USD 70 - USD 229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Kamesei Ryokan Chikuma, Japan - Nagano Prefecture
Location
Japan > Chubu > Koshinetsu > Nagano Prefecture > Chikuma > Togurakamiyamada Onsen
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Traveller (142)
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Jan G
3 September 2018|
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Response from Tyler-KameseiRyokan | Property representative |
Jan-san, Thank you for your message and for your reservation. We look forward to meeting you. Access from Kanazawa via train assuming you would be using a JR Rail Pass would be to take the Shinkansen bullet train to Nagano... More
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GingerHZJiang
14 August 2018|
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Response from Tyler-KameseiRyokan | Property representative |
Ginger-san, Yes -- babies are welcome here at Kamesei Ryokan. We have a 'baby bath' so you can mix the onsen water with shower water for a suitable temperature, and as someone else mentioned we have a family bath that can... More
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Adam L
26 June 2015|
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Response from Tyler-KameseiRyokan | Property representative |
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
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"All rooms were quite spacious. Ask for a soft pillow."
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"My room, a small one, was rather drafty. Make allowances for that."
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