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Ancient Hotel

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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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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago 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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3Thank Algystay
Hong Kong
Reviewed 1 week ago

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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2Thank hktransplant
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 1 week ago

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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1Thank 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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5Thank jazztriohk
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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4Thank 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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5Thank 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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5Thank HellofmHK
Singapore, Singapore
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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4Thank sjfangs
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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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • 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 )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • 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
Number of rooms: 13
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#1 Spa Hotel in Karuizawa-machi
#3 Family Hotel in Karuizawa-machi
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