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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“national park”(6 reviews)
“amber room”(3 reviews)
“special thanks”(3 reviews)
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Family Rooms
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful stayed in 孔雀石room n Amber room in ancient Hotel for 2 nights after our abashiri hokkaido drift ice cruise during cny 2018. Sincerely thanks to ms satsuki horiuchi of her personal n holistic service. Although there is some language barrier, she...More

2  Thank Grace T
Reviewed 1 October 2017

It’s been my 3rd time returning to Ancient Hotel but it’s my first coming here in this season. The leaves are just starting to turn yellow & red so in another 2-3 weeks it will be quite a scenic view. Altogether I had been staying...More

12  Thank HKWIL
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Make no mistake the setting and service of the Ancient are amazing. Set in an isolated area a kilometre or two from Karuizawa's famous waterfall it is a wonderful 5 star nature retreat. The sounds, smells & sights are amazing. I just wish I could...More

2  Thank kieran r
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We visited Ancient Hotel during the Christmas last year. December was not a good timing for visiting Karuizawa as more than a half of shops/restaurants closed during the time and the weather was very cold. However, we were lucky that we found Ancient Hotel to...More

2  Thank misstravelmo
Reviewed 27 May 2017

It was our 2nd time there and definitely won't be the last. Food and services were again beyond expectation and this place never stops surprising you with new elements. My sister & I enjoyed the place so much that the serenity is still lingering in...More

2  Thank HKWIL
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About
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Spa
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Restaurant
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
USD 177 - USD 1,031 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Charming Hotel in Karuizawa-machi
#2 Family Hotel in Karuizawa-machi
#1 Boutique Hotel in Karuizawa-machi
#1 Romantic Hotel in Karuizawa-machi
#1 Quaint Hotel in Karuizawa-machi
#2 Trendy Hotel in Karuizawa-machi
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 177 - USD 1,031 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Charming Hotel in Karuizawa-machi
#2 Family Hotel in Karuizawa-machi
#1 Boutique Hotel in Karuizawa-machi
#1 Romantic Hotel in Karuizawa-machi
#1 Quaint Hotel in Karuizawa-machi
#2 Trendy Hotel in Karuizawa-machi
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Family Rooms
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Traveller (325)
Dining (58)
Room & Suite (43)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (4)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Questions & Answers
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Kelly C
18 December 2017|
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Response from HKWIL | Reviewed this property |
Sorry didn't see your Q until now. Yes, toilet is available in every rooms. Some rooms do have fully equipped bath but some don't.
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fichau
8 December 2016|
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Response from Tsang0718 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there, according to their official website. They are closed for maintenance until December 16th. I'm also sure Ogino-san is a busy man. He is not there 24-7 answering questions all day long. You can also book online.
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alohatripper
26 August 2016|
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Response from Tsang0718 | Reviewed this property |
Five rooms have its own shower and bath.
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