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Hotel Wellies - Karuizawa - Building
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9.3 Excellent (648 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Hotel WELLIES in Karuizawa, you'll be next to a golf course, within a 5-minute drive of Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza and Karuizawa Museum of History and Folklore. Featured amenities include multilingual staff, luggage storage, and a library. A train station pick-up service is provided at no charge, and free self parking is available onsite.
9.5 Excellent
Pros: Very clean and friendly staff!
9.5 Excellent
Pros: It was really nice to meet and talk to Chris, the hotel owner, and Judie. Freddie, the big black dog was also a delight. Amazing afternoon tea and breakfast. Definitely recommend everybody to have a drink at the bar, so relaxing!
Cons: I think I can hear the sound from the 1st floor in the morning. (i stayed at 2nd floor)
9.3 Excellent
Pros: The owner and staff were very friendly, and breakfast was also very nice. We stayed there to join the Karuizawa half marathon and they drove us to the starting point on the day of the race!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The house is beautiful. The signature of the garden is very beautiful. Feel the homestay owner carefully choose every piece of furniture。
Cons: NO dislike.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Thank you the owner Cris, the cute dog Freddie, and friendly staff members! Cris kindly drove us to the station and some must-see sites. It was very helpful! We also enjoyed traditional British breakfast including tasty "saba", which is a fish both British and Japanese people love! We had a really relaxing fun time in cozy lovely Wellies!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: A cosy hotel, helpful manager, peaceful environment, & a friendly dog, Freddie
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Amazing hospitality and great family like atmosphere! The hotel owner Chris, Judy and rest of the staff (and his dog Freddy of course!) made our stay so comfortable and enjoyable. Their British breakfast is great and it’s highly recommend to have their dinner one night. Since everyone is so friendly and approachable, we felt like we are at home from morning till midnight. Thank you very much for everything and we’ll definitely come back when we are back in Karuizawa! :)
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The hotel is set in an idyllic mountain location with so much to see. The room was lovely and as a British person felt very authentic. By far it was the best British style food we have ever had in Japan, the full English breakfast with proper home cured bacon was a delight, and the 4 course British meal was honestly better than what you would get in the UK. To top it all off, Chris, Judy and all of the staff (including Freddie the dog) were lovely, interesting, attentive and really go the extra mile to make every guest feel welcome! Cannot wait to come back and stay there again soon :)
Cons: I honestly can't think of anything I could fault the hotel on, unless they can find a way to control the weather in which case less rain would be good :P
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very good service quality. Room is clean, comfortable, great English gardening, delicious breakfast, boss is nice, his puppy is cute.
Piccolo Hotel Opera Karuizawa - Karuizawa - Building
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9.3 Excellent (127 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Piccolo Hotel Opera Karuizawa in Karuizawa, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza and Harnile Terrace. The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Free self parking is available onsite.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Breakfast is great
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Nice family and appreciated that they are willing to pick us up from JR to hotel even we are later than the expected time. After check out, they send us to JR and drop our luggage to our next pension. Thank you so much for their big help.
10.0 Excellent
Cons: It would be better if they accept credit card
9.3 Excellent
Pros: Extraordinary place with European style’s hotel to stay. Natural environment filling with classical music giving silence and comfortable environment. Rooms are clean and and staff is friendly.
6.8 Good
Pros: The location gives us chance to get close to nature and to feel the countryside living. Pick up is offered to guest from the nearest station. Very quiet forest with open hot bath to enjoy. Breakfast is good.
Cons: Far away from JR Station. Next to the graveyard.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great location and hospitality, warm family atmosphere, very nice breakfast and free daily pickup car services to and from the train station nearby. Wonderful family owners. :-)
9.5 Excellent
Pros: A very unique experience that feels like you’re in a Studio Ghibli movie. The hotel is family run and the owners are very friendly and welcoming. Really enjoyed the stay. We even saw squirrels and lots of birds outside our window which faced a snow covered forest.
Cons: The hotel location is a bit hard to find but in a very quiet location.
9.3 Excellent
Pros: The theme of this little hotel is music. The hosts are very friendly and speak basic English. The outdoor bath can match up with some onsen hotel.
Cons: Located in residential area, the location is a bit far from city center. The road nearly is very narrow and need to drive with caution.
B&B Hotel Hyochoan - Karuizawa - Building
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9.2 Excellent (199 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you stay at B&B Hotel Hyochoan in Karuizawa, you'll be on the boardwalk, within a 15-minute drive of Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza and Karuizawa Toy Kingdom. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, multilingual staff, and luggage storage. A train station pick-up service is provided at no charge, and free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very good experience. Room comfortable. The breakfast is nice and served professionally. The host is good in English and very considerate to pick me up at the station and took us to the hot spring and arranged free course to look around this area. The souvenir picture is a good surprise and memory. Will recommend friends to stay.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Nice place for my family stay. Great food and view.We have an opportunity, we go again. Thank you for take care everything.
9.3 Excellent
Pros: This B&B is run by a lovely couple. The husband picked us up from Karuizawa station when we arrived. The house is surrounded by a forest and looks very beautiful both outside and inside. There is a balcony outside each guest room for guests to enjoy the nature. The husband greeted us with travel information and detailed introduction of the room. There is an Apple TV and music CDs for us to enjoy. You can tell they put a lot of thought into designing the house. The husband/wife drove us to the restaurants and took us back when we finished dinner. The next morning we were served a wonderful Japanese breakfast prepared by the wife, and then she drove us to different sightseeings including the churches, the waterfall, Kumoba Pond and the Prince Shopping Plaza. Overall it's an amazing experience and I would recommend their B&B for anyone who would like to enjoy the absolute beauty and tranquility of Karuizawa.
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The hosts were incredibly friendly. We felt like part of their family. Not only did they pick us up from the station and returned us there, they also offered to drive us to any restaurant we wanted (and pick us up later). We received a small bottle of delicious jam as a goodbye present. One more thing that I've never seen anywhere else before, is that they have Apple TV in every room and Hulu and Netflix accounts for every room! No additional cost. The next time we are in Karuizawa we will definately stay here again.
9.3 Excellent
Pros: Very accommodating hosts who personally showed us around.
9.5 Excellent
Pros: We were very impressed by the extent of the service provided. The owners did everything they could do to make sure we enjoyed the stay, including suggesting the places of interest and chauffeuring us there and doing laundry for us! The Japanese style breakfast was prepared to a high standard. Thank you.
9.5 Excellent
Pros: breakfast good
9.3 Excellent
Pros: Breakfast is good with very good service.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The B&B is one of the best B&Bs that I have ever seen. Their warm welcome is very impressive. Facilities, equipment, and breakfast is very nice and professional. My three kids enjoy staying there. The location is convenient and closed to ski prince hotel. They also provided pick up and drop off to ski resort, famous Onsen and restaurant nearby. We will definitely come back to see them again. :-)
Cons: None
9.5 Excellent
Pros: Fantastic Japanese breakfasts!!!! (They offer western style too but we didn’t try those) Large room with deck Japanese bathroom with high tech toilet and automatic bath tub Wooded neighborhood—great for bird watching Walking distance from Hoshino Onsen and bird park Walking distance to restaurants The best thing about this B&B were the owners. Their hospitality was amazing. They will pick you up at the train station, they will help you with restaurant suggestions/reservations, and even provide other shuttle service.
Cons: Not close to train stations but o does free shuttle service.
The Prince Villa Karuizawa - Karuizawa - Building
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9.2 Excellent (122 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you stay at this condo resort in Karuizawa, you'll be connected to a shopping center, within a 15-minute walk of Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza and Seizan Golf Course. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff. A train station pick-up service is provided at no charge, and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I’d like to express my special gratitude to concierge staff 小林 and drivers who helped with shuttle service during Dec 6-8. 小林 speaks fluent Mandarin and took care of everything during our stay with perfect attitude. This is somewhere we’ll visit again indeed. Thank you Prince Villa!
Cons: Nothing.
7.5 Good
Pros: the concierge at the station is very useful for travelling to the hotel however it closes quite early at 7pm
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Exceptional customer service, villa design well planned and spacious, felt very welcome. 24hours pick up services, food and drink at guest house good variety. Walking distance to all key facilities plus outlet mall.
Cons: Some staff at reception guest house spoke limited English.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Perfect place to stay with family.
Koya Backpackers - Karuizawa - Bedroom
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9.1 Excellent (156 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Located in Karuizawa, Koya Backpackers is within a 15-minute drive of Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza and Karuizawa Toy Kingdom. Featured amenities include luggage storage, laundry facilities, and microwave in a common area. Free self parking is available onsite.
9.5 Excellent
Pros: I had a great time in Koya Backpackers. The host is very friendly and warm. The hostel is very clean and has all the necessary facilities. We had a hot-pot dinner and wonderful conversations. It is a little far from Karuizawa and Kyu-Karuizawa station but is well-connected by regular buses.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Amazing, knowledgeable and friendly host, beautiful house and surrounding property and comfortable sleeping arrangements.
Cons: That I only stayed one night! Wish I could stay longer.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful surroundings, giant duvets, electric heaters in every room and the communal root of backpacking culture at its finest! The owner, Yusuke, is very personable and thinks only of his guests before anything else. I truly respect him, as well as his home and his passion for nature and backpacking. Thank you!
9.3 Excellent
Pros: The owner (Yusuke) was great! We had good talks, Yusuke is a very welcoming host who wants his guests to feel at home. The house itself is a traditional Japanese house that is very well maintained. Although I visited at the beginning of November (off-season, Karuizawa gets pretty chilly), I felt comfortable because there were heaters in the dorm as well as in the living room and Yusuke would make sure there was always hot water ready for tea (or soup). I would stay again!
9.3 Excellent
Pros: The host is very very nice and caring. He is very friendly to give recommendation for tourists. He is also good at english. The house is traditional Japanese building with over 100 years history, but it’s still with good hygiene and very comfortable to stay, especially the showering and toilet which are modern setting~ Just like a house inside forest. I like it very much!
Cons: A bit noisy nearby the next room because of thin wall.
9.3 Excellent
Pros: Super friendly host who was kind and responsive to our needs, and talked to us a lot, took part in the fun when everyone staying at the hostel met to chat in the evening. Great time all around, highly recommended. ぜひ行ってみてください。本当に楽しかったです。
Cons: Location is a bit far out, and busses don't seem to run late. Can't be helped, but the property itself and its local area make up for it. Very peaceful.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Love to sit at the corridor or chill in the garden, have a cup of drip coffee and chat with friends n new people we met there
9.5 Excellent
Pros: Everything!!!
Cons: It's sooooo far away from the city center, it's great, I just really recommend to go with a car
9.5 Excellent
Pros: The host was exceptionally pleasant, helpful, and professional. His English was excellent. The facilities are, as you would expect, somewhat minimalist, but so is the price. Everything was very clean and well arranged, and it felt like a community rather than just a rented room. A Saturday night barbecue was a very nice touch, and part of the community feeling. The location was perfect or what I wanted to do - birding in the Wild Bird Forest - and also convenient to the hot springs. It met all my expectations and provided a wonderful experience, not just another hotel stay.
Cons: Snoring roommate, but that's a hazard of every hostel, and not under the control of the host.
2.5 Mediocre
Pros: The BBQ
Cons: The host
Dormy Club Karuizawa - Karuizawa - Building
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8.9 Excellent (223 reviews)
Overview
Located in Karuizawa, Dormy Club Karuizawa is within a 15-minute drive of Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza and Karuizawa Toy Kingdom. A train station pick-up service is provided at no charge, and free self parking is available onsite.
Kutsukake Stay Naka-Karuizawa - Karuizawa - Building
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8.9 Excellent (185 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Kutsukake Stay Naka-Karuizawa in Karuizawa, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Mt. Asama and Karuizawa Church. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, multilingual staff, and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff are incredibly kind, knowledgeable, and helpful. The facilities are beautiful, comfortable, and spotless clean. The bath is excellent. The food is phenomenal and almost entirely local fare. This place was above and beyond my expectations.
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I liked everything! The place is very cozy and welcoming. The location is just a few minutes away walk from the train station The staff are hospitable and will try to cater to all your needs. Was not able to try their food but the other guests we have talked to said that its very good. While we stayed in a dorm room, the bunkbeds have blinds that you can pull down to give you privacy or pull up so that you can mingle with the other guests. Its a really great place to stay for a relaxing weekend
10.0 Excellent
Pros: You will not believe how great this hotel is. We stay here for 2 nights only but now we want to live in the hotel. The staff is wonderful, they are really thoughtful with all your details and concerns. They welcome you like their close friends and they treat you so kindly and heart warming. Definitely coming back again.
Cons: Only thing I don't like about is the hard bed and pillow, but just my personal preference.
9.5 Excellent
Pros: The environment and cleanest
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Clean, lovely, good interior design, very like that.
9.3 Excellent
Pros: The interior of the ryokan was very nice and comfortable. The staff was very accommodating and the chef was excellent. Our stay was very pleasant. If it had been better located this place would have got a full score from us. It cost about 2100 Yen to get to town by taxi and the buses are not very frequent during the time we were there which was January.
Cons: Location being quite far from the main town of Karuizawa.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff were amazing and so was the food! The property is immaculately fitted out.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Room and bathroom are ace!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff were unbelievably welcoming, attentive and eager to help in any way they could - the customer service I experienced was amongst the best I've ever had. The hostel is beautiful, stylish and comfortable; it's incredibly clean and the communal spaces are actually the kind of places you want to spend time in! The food is delicious, beautifully presented and all locally sourced including cheese (not so common in Japan); the quality was of a standard I would expect from a much more expensive and exclusive restaurant or hotel in Tokyo and I would have happily paid such prices! All in all Kutsukake Stay is INCREDIBLE value for money, I would (and will) go back to Karuizawa for the sole purpose of staying there. 5 star customer service for a fraction of the price. Its not often that the already excellent reviews don't do a place justice but this is one of the exceptions!
Cons: nothing!
Le Grand Kyu Karuizawa - Karuizawa - Building
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8.8 Excellent (875 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Le Grand Kyu Karuizawa in Karuizawa (Kyukaruizawa), you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza and Karuizawa New Art Museum. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.
9.5 Excellent
Pros: We had a restful stay in a beautiful hotel, the wonderful and attentive staff made us feel at home. Great location along the main street, yet quiet. Just walk out and there are quaint shops, cafes and superb restaurants. The hotel offered us use of their onsen facilities even after checkout, as we had a late flight to catch. That was very kind. Karuizawa is a most pleasant highland town with much greenery. Shop, discover Japanese and European cuisines, hike around or just chill out!
Cons: The outdoor onsen suffered from a bit of noise from the surroundings. The indoor onsen is cosy with good water.
7.5 Good
Cons: It took over 1.5 hours for the staff to open the safe deposit box because battery depleted power and the key wasn‘t available during that time. No execuse or visible awareness at checkout. In the Onzen strong background noise. from some generators or other devices. Checkin: nice to have a welcome drink but it took therefore ten minutes until we had the key. Suggestion: hand the key out first - after signing the papers.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: bathroom is large in compare to other hotel in japan
Cons: breakfast choice is limited
9.5 Excellent
Pros: Big and nicely deco room, great onsen, convenient location, car park available
Cons: can't really think of any
9.5 Excellent
Pros: The hotel is nicely decorated with a real fire fireplace in the lobby. Room is spacious and comfortable. Staff and friendly and helpful. Dinner is impressive.
Cons: It will be perfect if staff can speak more English
8.3 Excellent
Cons: It would've been better to have a bigger jacuzzi. Personally it's hard for me to fit.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I like this place, they have very really good service.
Cons: Lost my new popcorn bucket ,when I leave,saaaaaaaaaaad
9.5 Excellent
Pros: New hotel can't go wrong. Comfy bed and pillows. Spacious and sparkling clean room with indoor and outdoor onsen. Short, walkable distance from the station. Indoor parking is provided if you drive. Good restaurants around the area as well. It is recommended.
Cons: No power point near the bed, have to charge my phone on the desk where the power point is.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Very good staff, excellent service. Dinner and breakfast are both decent, last but not lease, I love its hot spring.
Cons: A little bit expensive for family as the hotel charge additional JPY8000 for children at 5 years old, using same bad with parents. Not very common for this age of child.
Hotel Grand Vert Kyukaruizawa - Karuizawa - Building
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8.8 Excellent (866 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Hotel Grand Vert Kyukaruizawa in Karuizawa, you'll be within a 15-minute walk of Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza and Karuizawa Station Building Memorial. The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Free self parking is available onsite.
9.3 Excellent
Pros: The room is big unlike most hotels in japan. It is also very clean and comfortable. The double bed was more like a king bed! We requested for additional pillows and it was provided in an instant. Love the service!
Cons: Complimentary breakfast would have been nice.
5.8 Okay
Pros: Location, great size for family
Cons: Furnishing is old/ stained
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The room is very new and excellent value for money!
Cons: Nothing!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The mattress is very nice and supportive. We love all the lotions and cleanses provides. Everything is so comfortably arranged. The facilities are new. And they have traditional desks for shower. We hope to know if theh have branches in other cities.
Cons: The pillows could be better.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Clean room, friendly service.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: The staff were attentive and friendly.
Cons: No Onsen. The internet did not work and the staff couldn't help. I reset the routers in the room then the connection was fine.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Big and comfortable room.
Cons: Wifi was very poor.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Excellent in-room facilities and spotless clean - immaculate!
Cons: Location is near the station but away from town so a bit of a walk
9.5 Excellent
Pros: There is a small library on 2nd floor, which is really nice. Very clean room, bathroom is huge compared to other hotels in Japan. Rooms are very quiet due to sound canceling windows. Staffs are always friendly and considerate.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Comfy bed, great location, close to station, spacious room.
Cons: The toilet spray bidet has brown stain on it...
Auberge de Primavera - Karuizawa - Bedroom
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8.8 Excellent (180 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Auberge de Primavera in Karuizawa (Kyukaruizawa), you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza and Karuizawa New Art Museum. Featured amenities include luggage storage and a safe deposit box at the front desk. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.
9.5 Excellent
Pros: Excellent service. Staff are all very friendly and helpful. The hotel is located 10-15mins walk from the shinkansen station, so it’s still easily accessible even if i didn’t drive to there. The environment there is romantic and room are spacious.
9.5 Excellent
Pros: Awesome place
Kapalua Karuizawa - Karuizawa - Building
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8.8 Excellent (116 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Kapalua Karuizawa in Karuizawa, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza and Karuizawa 72 West Golf Course. The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Free self parking is available onsite.
9.5 Excellent
Pros: The owners were amazing! Steve was so kind! He and I communicated often, before my friend and I stayed at his hotel. He picked us up from the train station. He warmed up our late dinner that we bought from the store too. He prepared the jacuzzi/private onsen bath, so my friend and I could use it; at short notice! Breakfast the following morning was so good. Loved the french toast! Our room was clean and nice. He even made a map for us, to help us with our sightseeing the next day! I personally loved the Hawaiian theme of the hotel. Steve informed us that winter is off-season in Karuizawa. But if I'm ever in Karuizawa again, I will definitely stay in his hotel! I would love to come back in Autumn. I highly recommend his hotel. He is really welcoming to foreigners.
Cons: Everything was great! No complaints!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The host give his opinion after listening to your travel plan in Karuizawa and suggest good restaurants. What i like most is he took me to local supermarket to buy sweet gifts, what a smart idea!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Steven, the owner, was absolutely wonderful and the food was incredible!!!
9.3 Excellent
Pros: Steven and his wife were great hosts and the stay overall was excellent. They always went extra miles to search for us places we're interested to visit and to help us feel at home. The most impressive thing is the cooking skill of Steven! He's a superb chef and the food was always out of our expectation! He made us western breakfast for the first day, then Japanese, then french! And sometimes they would serve Hawaiian dinner, it costs 3,000 Yen per person but it's worthy of money! Very delicious and fulfilling! Highly recommend everyone to try it if they schedule a dinner! The bedroom was very neat and clean, and nicely decorated with a Hawaii style, with the temperature that we could adjust ourselves. It kept us warm in the snowy night we spent. The beds and pillows were very comfy, so we could take some good rest after driving a few hours from Narita. We stayed 3 nights there.
Cons: nothing
9.5 Excellent
Pros: The host is nice, we feel like home when arrived. The environment was clean, cozy and nicely decorated in Hawaiian style. Room size was average but it was big enough for us to open the suitcase. In the evening, the host served dinner in dining room. I enjoyed delicious dinner along with soft music and great chat with my friend and the host. The host gave us a lot of travelling info. and advices on Karuizawa. The meal was in western style, and it was cooked by the host!! You wont be disappointed to stay here!
Cons: No
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We arrived by car, and the location was very convenient to find, even in the dark. The place was very quiet and peaceful, a little ways off the main road. Breakfast of french toast was delicious, cooked by Steven and his wife, both very friendly and inviting people. They were so helpful in their recommendations of places to see, along with clear instructions of how to get there. Will definitely go back if in Karuizawa! :))))
Cons: Not a major problem, but the rooms could be a bit more sound proof. Could hear people with their luggage checking in and out.
9.5 Excellent
Pros: The host Steven is super nice. He picked me up from the station when I arrived from Tokyo. He made all guests feel welcomed and made sure every guest enjoy his stay to the full. The breakfast was delicious. I stayed there for 2 nights and I had two different breakfasts which were both tasty. Steven also drove me to the station after I checked out. Highly recommend to anyone going to Karuizawa.
Cons: None
7.0 Good
Pros: Service from their team
Cons: NIL
9.5 Excellent
Pros: Steven and his wife are definitely good host of this hotel.Steven made his handwriting paper for us that make us know how to go to the destination and help us a lot .The breakfast and dinner cooked by Steven are really delicious and different style food each day.In a word,Steven and his wife are so nice……老板和老板娘都非常友好。
9.3 Excellent
Pros: The host is very helpful n give advice according to yr needs to ensure you enjoy your trip … feel blessed to have such a good host!
Karuizawa Tsuruya Ryokan - Karuizawa - Building
12
8.7 Excellent (370 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Karuizawa Tsuruya Ryokan in Karuizawa, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza and Kyu Karuizawa Ginza Dori. The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Free self parking is available onsite.
7.5 Good
Pros: It has character and it is how a ryokan should be.
Cons: It’s old and the furnitures look like it has stories to tell.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Breakfast is amazing!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything! This hotel is excellent I love it so much
Cons: I will definitely try traditional Japanese dinner in the room next time when I stay with the hotel.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Amazing staff! I love how they greet guests and check in, inviting guests to sit in the lounge and they do the check in process from there. At the far end of the town (take a taxi from the train station). Location was perfect for my group as we were walking the Nakasendo Way and it’s right outside the door!
Cons: Expensive.
9.3 Excellent
Pros: The hot spring and dinner set is great!
Cons: the breakfast is disappointing.
9.5 Excellent
Pros: This was a lovely treat at the end of 4 weeks in Japan. Recommend the half board option as dinner was exceptional and very good buffet breakfast.
Cons: Nothing
8.3 Excellent
Pros: The tatami bedding
Cons: The towels too small
4.5 Okay
Cons: Problem
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very down to earth inn. Within walking distance to shops. Very near to Shopping Outlet, Train Station and Ski Resort. Very friendly staff.
Cons: No elevator up to the room therefore the staff had to carry our heavy luggage up to our room and we felt bad. The lady was so small size... :( Not quite noise proof.
9.3 Excellent
Pros: Traditional Japanese Experience. Autumn leaves surrounding the ryokan. Great location, situated in Ginza street Karuizawa.
Hotel Harvest Kyukaruizawa - Karuizawa
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8.6 Excellent (998 reviews)
Overview
With a stay at Hotel Harvest Kyukaruizawa, you'll be centrally located in Karuizawa, within a 5-minute drive of Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza and Karuizawa Ohga Hall. Featured amenities include a computer station, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.
Hotel De Karuizawa Wald - Karuizawa - Building
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8.6 Excellent (174 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Hotel de Karuizawa Wald in Karuizawa, you'll be within a 10-minute walk of Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza and Karuizawa Station Building Memorial. The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Free self parking is available onsite.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Good service and great breakfast!!
Cons: Good location but a bit difficult find. I wish there’s a a queen size bed than two twins.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Host and hostess were very welcoming and friendly. The breakfast was superb. The ambience of the living room was warm and cozy.
Cons: Problem with hot and cold water faucet and shower. Lost hot water and got only cold water while showering.
9.5 Excellent
Pros: The owner gave us kind hospitality during our short stay and we are very appreciated. it's around 10 minutes walk from station and to the beautiful pool/business street. will stray here again when we visit Karuizawa again next time
Cons: Please help to add more socket in the room
9.5 Excellent
Pros: Great warm welcoming atmosphere and very helpful staff
9.5 Excellent
Pros: Property very close to Shinkansen station, about a 6-min walk. The host and hostess were really kind and welcoming. The experience was like visiting old friends’ house. The living/dining room was very cozy with a fire place. The host even played the cello to entertain guests. Onsen was also available and the host will assign time slot to each guest. The breakfast was also wonderful, cooked by the hostess.
Cons: Can’t think of anything. Will definitely stay there next time I visit Karuizawa. Note: The hotel is closed during winter.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: People there were very nice and helpful~ House and rooms was impressive. Breakfast was awesome! Hand-made bread and delicious dessert! You can borrow bicycle from the hotel~Location is also close to train station ~
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The host is very nice and he can speak very good English
Cons: No
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Every inch of the hostel is beautiful and perfect. There is even a private onsen for guests to enjoy. Don't miss the breakfast for any reasons.
Cons: Nothing
8.3 Excellent
Pros: The owner of the property is very friendly and helpful, he tried to communicate with all his guests. The breakfast is very good and I like the fireplace in the main sitting and dining area
Cons: The bed is too small
9.3 Excellent
Pros: On arrival we were met by the owner, and he was extremely friendly, speaking very good English and even some Chinese – he said he's currently studying Chinese. The room was comfortable, and the downstairs lounge is perfect for hanging out and reading (and stroking the cat) in the early evening. Breakfast was delicious, too, and was served promptly at 8am (don't be late). It is also perfectly located right between the Prince shopping mall and station to the south, and the old town to the north. Will stay again without hesitation. Tip: head left out of the hotel and follow the river north, for a tranquil walk among the trees and nature.
Cons: I wish the lounge would open for an hour or two longer at night, to enjoy the comfortable chairs and sofas a little more before retiring to our room.
Hotel Cypress Karuizawa - Karuizawa - Building
15
8.5 Excellent (2,251 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Hotel Cypress Karuizawa in Karuizawa, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza and Seizan Golf Course. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, luggage storage, and an elevator (lift). A train station pick-up service is provided at no charge, and free self parking is available onsite.
9.3 Excellent
Pros: Very clean and spacious room. I’ve booked an Urban Twin room which can accommodate my family of 4 abundantly. It’s the biggest room I’ve ever stayed in Japan. Good location, just a couple of minutes of drive from shopping outlets and a big supermarket is just a minute walk away. Free parking is also a plus.
Cons: There is a short flight of stairs you need to walk up (with your luggage after checked in) before you can take the elevator to your room.
9.5 Excellent
Pros: Good location. Very close to the super market. Staffs are nice. The public bath is good. Spacious. Has a small kitchen in the room.
Cons: It would be great if there is some more equipment in the kitchen for cooking.
9.5 Excellent
Pros: very good breakfast, comfortable public bath, good location
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Location. Big Onsen. Good sized rooms.
Cons: A bit old - carpets need replacing.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Location was great. right next to Delicia. Near station. Great Onsen facilities
Cons: A little old - furniture and carpet. Could do with a refresh.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Good location. Free parking.
Cons: Only one elevator, sometimes need to wait long time.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The room was so spacious. The massage chair was in the room! It helped me to release my leg tension after all day walk/bike. Mc Donalds, Bookstore and Delicia Supermarket were on the next door. Bike renting option is available.
Cons: Selection of breakfast was limited. Only provided scramble egg but no boiled egg.
9.5 Excellent
Pros: The staffs are friendly & helpful , the room is clean & big . Nxt time to visit Karuizawa i will stay here again
9.5 Excellent
Pros: Very roomy with lots of amenities. Staffs are friendly and professional. Closed to Train station.
Cons: Facility is a bit old. Not many food selections around the area.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: All the staff were incredibly friendly and helpful. Also you can rent some lovely bicycles for a reasonable price. Onsen is fantastic.
Hoshinoya Karuizawa - Karuizawa
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8.5 Excellent (457 reviews)
Overview
Located in Karuizawa, HOSHINOYA Karuizawa is within a 15-minute drive of Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza and Karuizawa Toy Kingdom. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff. Free self parking is available onsite.

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Experience a luxury retreat that delights all senses at Kyu Karuizawa Kikyo, Curio Collection by Hilton. Nestled amid lush grounds in the mountain village of Karuizawa, just an hour outside Tokyo, our hotel inspires with its peaceful ambience and genuine ‘omotenashi’ hospitality. Japanese architect Yukio Hashimoto lends his designer touch to our guest rooms, featuring a seating area with sofa, a 50-inch HDTV and complimentary WiFi. Many rooms also have a balcony – perfect for enjoying the sun’s warmth, a breeze or even some birdwatching. Choose a deluxe room for extra space and amenities. Take in views of the beautiful courtyard while savoring breakfast, a casual lunch or French fusion cuisine at our restaurant, Sonorite. The lounge is a tranquil place for light snacks and specialty coffee, and we’re pleased to offer in-room dining each morning ‘til night. Indulge at the spa and sauna and breathe in the enticing hinoki at our traditional Japanese public bath. The fitness center offers modern equipment and an inspired setting for productive workouts. Plan a meeting in your choice of three versatile banquet rooms or gather with loved ones in the chapel for an intimate wedding ceremony.
7.5 Good
Pros: Very clean, nice and quiet location, nice public bath
Cons: Staffs were not very helpful.
9.3 Excellent
Pros: Hotel staff are very professional and friendly, English ability is also very good. Prompt services regarding the hotel shuttle transfer back and forth to the station. And the hotel itself is very modern and stylish.
Cons: The breakfast selection is quite limited, but tasty though.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Highly recommended! Best service! The staff very helpful. They have the best shuttle from the hotel to station. And we can request anytime. The breakfast was amazing too! Love everything about this hotel.
Cons: None
9.5 Excellent
Pros: Only excellent.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The service is excellent! Staff can speak perfect English. Hotel is very clean and spacious. Great location and within walking distance to many spots. Recommended!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: To be very honest, it is truly Above and Beyond!. I can’t even describe how execellent and superb the hotel is. It’s the best blend between the old charm of hospitality culture with the modern day facillty. The room, the decor is so cosy and classy, the staffs are all excellent!, the spa is zen minimalist, the location is so easy and convenient, very close the station and famous Kyu-Karuizawa Street. Also very easy to go anywhere in town. Very well recommended! Thank you to all the staffs to make me feel truly at home. Definitely I would come back again.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The hotel was beautiful and very close to Karuizawa station. We enjoyed the spa and the gym, and the courtyard was amazing. We plan to return! Staff was incredibly helpful and attentive!
9.3 Excellent
Pros: 15~20mins walk from JR. hotel offers transport which is very nice. but I also like walking that path , super relaxing. welcoming drink and snacks are really cool excellent service. feel very welcoming and relaxing. very nice public bath with nice products breakfast is good and with nice view
Cons: the little balcony is not as nice as expected. the suana seems too hot ? bicycle can only be used freely for 1hr... with this price of the hotel, I think it can be a favor for tenants to use freely during the day. actually any choices of the pillow? not a special problem of this hotel but of most hotels... but I expect a hotel with this class should offer more options. I didnt find /ask. if there is, would be good.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: warm hospitality and nice room!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: staff are super helpful,clean room with comfortable bed. i will definitely come and stay next time
Kyu Karuizawa Hotel Otowa No Mori - Karuizawa
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8.7 Excellent (1,132 reviews)
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With a stay at Kyu Karuizawa Hotel Otowa No Mori in Karuizawa (Kyukaruizawa), you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza and Karuizawa New Art Museum. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Staff is helpful, polite and friendly. The hotel is cozy with very lovely environment. Both breakfast and dinner are very good. Value for money. A very pleasant hotel.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: very tiny and aged, but well maintained properties with cozy atomosphere. Very close to kyu karuizawa street. Good people and very sopisticated food (we only had breakfast thoufh).
Cons: nothing particular.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Nice old fashioned room with plenty of space. Was good to have windows which opened so we could have fresh air ventilation rather than AC. Located about halfway between the Station and the tourist shopping Ginza. Staff very helpful. The driver of the shuttle to the station gave us his umbrella when he realised we didn’t have one. One staff member spoke excellent English.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The ginza strip of karuizawa was super close and you can walk there in 1 minute
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff were all very friendly and helpful.
Cons: The shuttle bus from hotel to the train station was not available on Sunday
9.5 Excellent
Pros: Very helpful and kind people there.
9.5 Excellent
Pros: The staff here are really friendly and helpful. I don’t speak Japanese and they were trying best to give me a comfortable experience around the area.
9.5 Excellent
Pros: The staff are sincere and very helpful! The hotel is a walking distance to the old town-a nice shopping area, very relaxing! It also provides the free shuttle bus service to the train station.
9.3 Excellent
Pros: The overall ambience of the hotel is excellent and staff are very attentive!
Hotel Kajima No Mori - Karuizawa - Building
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8.7 Excellent (313 reviews)
Overview
With a stay at Hotel Kajima No Mori in Karuizawa, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza and St. Paul's Catholic Church Karuizawa. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, luggage storage, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.
Mampei Hotel - Karuizawa
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8.6 Excellent (1,757 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Mampei Hotel in Karuizawa, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza and Muro Saisei Memorial Hall. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.
9.5 Excellent
Pros: Fantastic atmosphere, especially around christmas time. Walking distance to kyu-karuizawa town which has lots of nice cafes (check out the hammock cafe - about 7mins walk from Mampei). Staff are extremely friendly and helpful.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The price is extremely hard to beat for karuizawa. The hotel is also fun to walk around for its history, though the top floors weren't open at some places for some reason though still accessible. The staffs were also extremely friendly and welcoming. The location is also very close walk (5mins) to the old station street, which is where most of the action is for the city.
Cons: The location is a little far from the Prince outlet for the cold winter. Approximately 20mins of speed walking. At no fault of the hotel, the location (while city) does not have any night life at all.
9.3 Excellent
Pros: Everything. It’s an old hotel with charm.
Cons: Nothing
7.0 Good
Pros: It's a classic hotel and a gem at that, with a great bar and superb location in the forest.
Cons: The less expensive rooms are low value for the price and in need of a refresh.
7.5 Good
Pros: spacious room n vintage feel
Cons: a little bit far from main area
9.3 Excellent
Pros: Such a great place to visit with a lot of history. The room was super spacious and facilities were lovely. We didn’t eat at the hotel as for us, it was an easy walk into the town centre and an array of restaurants to choose from near by if you are going at the right time of year. We personally did walk to and from the train station and found this an easy couple of kilometres walk with luggage bags that had wheels. We also hired bikes so we could get around and this was definitely a highlight.
3.3 Mediocre
Pros: The location of the hotel was convenient.
Cons: The rooms are not comfortable, staff are unfriendly and lack training. The experience at dinners their rrstauarant was also very disappointing.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: I love the location of this hotel, also its long history and heritage. Staffs are very nice too~
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Lovely hotel with great service. Our room was spacious and comfortable. The cafe had a sumptuous menu and pretty view.
Cons: The hotel is a distance from the main street and might be hard to get food (hotel food was on the high side). We needed to grab a taxi from the train station to the hotel (around 1000 yen).
4.3 Okay
Pros: very disappointed by Manpei this time,,, we paid for the name and no quality in it,,,,accommodation was poor, not comfortable at all, definitely need renovation,, nothing special on main dining room either,, our expectation was all lost. We stayed at The Prince Karuizawa day before and this was much better with less cost,,,,Manpei has no fame any more,,, this legendary story is all gone,, will not go back,, fallen to 4 star hotel or less,,
Cons: see above