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Nozawa Onsen

Toyosato, Nozawaonsen-mura, Shimotakai-gun 389-2502, Nagano Prefecture
+81 269-85-3155
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Stunning little town, and fantastic winter sports. The food and atmosphere is fantastic. Be ready... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Eric M
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Montreal, Canada
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We have enjoyed our 5 nights here so much that we plan to return in January, beautiful to wander... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
Caroline L
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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stunning little town, and fantastic winter sports. The food and atmosphere is fantastic. Be ready for Bogans though if you go in winter.

Thank Eric M
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We have enjoyed our 5 nights here so much that we plan to return in January, beautiful to wander around the onsen trying them out as well as lots of places to eat. Great for families and easy to get around.

1  Thank Caroline L
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

i have literally skiied all over the world and this is my favourite - wide open pistes, beginner to advanced - a selection for all - value plus - the only time we saw anything like a crowd was a saturday and even then a...More

2  Thank davidinnoosa
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

A beautifully cosy village to wander through that offers fantastic restaurants at great value. Great accommodation for skiers with easy access to the snow. A few warm coffee shops with good coffee and food to sit in if you’re having a day off from skiing....More

1  Thank DeGios
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Every morning/ evening/ sometimes afternoon, we did go a different spa onsen place to another. Great choice of Onsen!

2  Thank kemicalphysio
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

easy access by shinkansen and bus. good food. liked the kids area with 2 magic carpets , easily reached via the Yu Road moving walk

1  Thank DLkkkhee
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

A great experience even though it's becoming over run with foreign tourists. Great village atmosphere and onsens.

1  Thank RossMarg
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Nozawa Onsen is a great place for hitting the snow if you want somewhere convenient, with decent snow, but not as busy as centres such as Hakuba. Lovely town, has slopes suitable for the beginner right through to the advanced skier. The Hikage area has...More

3  Thank Steph T
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

This is my 4th trip to Nozawa Onsen. On my first trip about 10 yrs ago it was a somewhat sleepy little heritage village with beautiful traditional onsens and a great mountain. Facilities were a little old but charming. The same applies today in that...More

5  Thank Larissa R
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Once more Nozawa is turning on a beautiful dusting of top snow for us to play in...I love the casual attitudes here

2  Thank Bill S
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Mrs_Pham
16 January 2018|
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Response from Sweetmangomania | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know about August but the hot springs are a natural phenomenon so they exist regardless of the season. Yes family friendly within the sexes. The ladies Onsen often has little girls being bathed by their mothers. I... More
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josephine_goh
21 November 2017|
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Response from Colin R | Reviewed this property |
A day trip is possible, however it depends on where you are coming in from. It's a 90 minute Shinkansen trip from Tokyo, and they aren't cheap if you don't have a Japan Rail pass. If time permits, stay overnight, as you will... More
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James F
16 July 2017|
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Response from Yvette P | Reviewed this property |
Hi James, sorry for late reply. snow in december it depends on the season they are having we went march 2017 and the snow was incredible january they were having blizzards so you bever know. Email nozawa holidays it's aussie... More
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