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Mooresville, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Spent one night here for a large family get together, room was very nice, great balcony with beautiful outdoor tub.Only draw back was the indoor bathtub didn't drain correctly and backed up. But overall a nice experience. We had a large dinner in a private room that was great, awesome food and presentation, service was very good. Breakfast was buffet... More 

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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Very nice ryokan, friendly staff. We were picked up at the station and after check in, brought to the monkey park. We walked back from the park which was about 40 minutes. We had a room with private hot bath, lovely and relaxing!! With our teenage son, it was convenient not to have to go to the public hotel bath... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We found Aburaya Tosen when looking for somewhere to stay when visiting the Snow Monkey Park. It is a traditional Japanese Ryokan style hotel a short drive (15 min walk) from the train station at Yudanaka (easily reached from Nagoya). A member of staff was waiting to meet us off the train and took us down to Aburaya Tosen in... More 

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Thailand
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

We booked thru Agoda, but according to the hotel, Agoda has shown a wrong picture of the room, so instead of a Twin suite with onsen, we were given the Tatami suite with onsen. The room was not spotless, the rocking chair was dusty, the toilet room smelled, and the onsen in the balcony didn't look clean.The staff were polite,... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

I stayed here so that I could stay somewhere close to the 'legendary' snow monkeys. Service was high touch and what you would expect of a hotel of this type. The in room mineral bath with our room was defiantly worth the additional cost. My only complaint is that there does not appear to be much to do in town,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

This hotel is right by a bubbling river, and smack on top of a hot spring that serves the onsen baths. We had a junior suite with a private onsen - definitely worth it. Watch the official 2:30pm check-in time; the hotel doesn't have flexibility for earlier check-ins, even if the room is not occupied. It appeared to us that... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

It's famous in the Yudanaka area, only 8 mins walk from the Yudanaka station or 700 yen for a taxi ride. Staff is very friendly. You can experience two onsens in a day where one of them with a jacuzzi tub (but can't find the switch to switch on). Some staff speak English too. Your dinner is served in a... More 

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Nagano, Japan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

GREAT PLACE, a must, when coming to Nagano area Japanese hospitality at it's best !! Looking forward to go back again. One of the best accommodation places in Japan. Walking distance to the snow monkeys.

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Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

My husband and I stayed at Aburaya Tosen for one night in April 2016 in a junior suite with an open air bath while holidaying around Japan for two and a half weeks. We chose this ryokan based on its close proximity to the snow monkeys (the main/sole reason why we were in the area). Pros: - This is a... More 

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Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

We made this area a pit stop between cities, and it exceeded our expectations!!! Not only was the hotel relaxing, peaceful and zen but we seemed to be completely rejuvenated from the 2 day stay from our crazy London lifestyles and our travels round Japan. I'm so pleased that my husband decided to come here. You are surrounded by other... More 

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Additional Information about Aburaya Tosen

Address: 2586-5 Sano, Shimotakai-gun, Yamanouchi-machi 381-0402, Nagano Prefecture
Region: Japan > Chubu > Nagano Prefecture > Shimotakai-gun > Yamanouchi-machi > Yudanaka shibu Onsen
Price Range: £123 - £422 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Aburaya Tosen 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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“River view rooms are great.”
  • outdoor balcony tub/view
 of 5 bubbles rogflash, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a river view suite.”
 of 5 bubbles JoCoSi, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The best rooms are the ones with the privet pool, but also more expensive.”
 of 5 bubbles shlomit100, 5 May 2016 | Read review
“If you can, go a suite. Room 412 (and 512/612, too, I guess) is a corner room on the river side. It is far from the elevator and is quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles gaijinguyinjapan, 12 Feb 2016 | Read review
“do try the Japanese style with outdoor bath (onsen).”
 of 5 bubbles KNBThailand, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
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