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Ancient Hotel

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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2Thank jazztriohk
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago 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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1Thank Meijia O
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

軽井沢の中では大変隠れ家的なホテルと言えるのではないでしょうか? 部屋、大浴場、食事、サービス文句なし。大人のためのくつろぎのホテルです。 My wife found this hotel, but this is my first time to visit Karuizawa, so I try not to learn anything about this hotel😅 for making me feel fresh about this hotel. This hotel locates 15 mins away from karuizawa railway station and hotel car will pick you up at the station. You'll see very historical pensions owned...

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3Thank Koji N
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Selected this hotel based on what was read on Tripadvisor, and sure enough it was a most enjoyable two day stay. The drive up the hill within the National Park to the hotel was a very pleasant experience, all surrounded by tall trees and plenty of green. Was met at the hotel by the Manager, Mr. Ogino who gave us...

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3Thank HellofmHK
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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Ancient Hotel for one night during the Obon weekend and was blown away by the beauty of the surroundings and the estate. Rooms are elegantly furnished with modern facilities. Food was also excellent and the hotel was also flexible enough to make changes to the menu for my sister who can't take beef. Whole experience was made...

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2Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

A very stylish hotel indeed! And would love to recommend to my friends and all! Thanks the hospitality which extends from booking, shuttle bus arrangement, warm welcome, detail tour & explanation, to personal reminding call! ...Staffs are very helpful and nice. Thanks to Mr. Takahiro Ogino! Food are really nice, starting from the impressive welcome desserts, decent dinner (dishes Hv...

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2Thank Tsang0718
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Thank you Onigo-san, the manager of the hotel, has arranged a memorable night for me. The place is so quiet. Good for relaxing. You cannot miss the chef Mr. 伊滕仁, the presentation, the smell, the taste of the food are so good, plus the excellent service from Onigo-san, i can say, they are the stars in the hotel. I would...

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5Thank Kel C
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 5 May 2016

I have stayed with this hotel for 2 nights in 2 different rooms in April 2016. Before I arrived, I received two emails from the hotel management asking for details of my arrival and asked if I need hotel transfer, as the hotel is about 15 mins drive from the train station. Originally, I thought that the shuttle would be...

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4Thank Joanna_Leung
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 30 March 2016

We had such a great time, as soon as we returned home, my son is asking when can we go back to Ancient hotel. The location is excellent, the staff is super friendly, and the foods served are simply awesome. Yet, the best part is we felt like we are staying at a friend's home (a very wealthy friend indeed)....

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7Thank Spaky
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Definitley a top tier hotel and got special taste. With only 13 rooms in this hotel, each of them are of different styles / settings and the design of this hotel and rooms are flawless. All furnitures etc are probably tailor-made with highest quality and you can tell the owner / company has invested enormous amount of time and money...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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
Price Range: $186 - $286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Karuizawa-machi
#2 Best Value Hotel in Karuizawa-machi
#3 Family Hotel in Karuizawa-machi
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