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Shibu Hotel

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Offering a free-use reservable hot-spring bath, shared indoor and outdoor hot-spring baths, and traditional multi-course dinners with Shinshu beef, Shibu Hotel is 8 minutes from Yudanaka Train Station on the free shuttle. The traditional rooms have Japanese-style futon bedding on a tatami (woven-straw) floor. Yukata robes, green tea and floor-cushion seating allow you to experience Japan's unique culture. More universal facilities include air conditioning, a mini-fridge and a TV. Each room has a private toilet, and guests bathe at the hot-spring baths. Snow Monkey Park is a 25-minute trip (10-minute drive + 15-minute walk) from the hotel, and the Nakayama Shinpei Memorial Museum is a 20-minute drive. Zenkoji Temple is a 1-hour drive. On-site parking is free. When not luxuriating in the hot-spring baths, you can check out the gift shop. Free Wi-Fi is provided at the lobby. The set-menu Japanese breakfast and dinner are served at the dining room. You must check in by 18:00 to eat dinner at the property. Guests who check in after this time may not be served dinner, and no refund will be given.
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Free Parking
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot Tub
Shuttle Bus Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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All reviews corner room yudanaka station hotel provided shibu onsen amazing hotel snow monkey park japanese style public onsen next morning nice family japanese dinner ryokan style hotel sushi restaurant wagyu beef staff were so helpful miso soup private room
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Reviewed yesterday

For my first stay in a ryokan, I chose the Shibu Hotel in Shibu Onsen. The owners were very welcoming and were keen on making sure you had a good stay. Despite their limited English, they made sure all your needs were met. This town...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for a couple of nights as we wanted to experience a real taste of rural Japan & wanted to visit the snow monkeys. The hotel was superb & such a lovely experience with the beautiful traditional decor. We had a large Japanese...More

Thank Elena B
Response from KaZ1go, マネージャー at Shibu HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for staying at SHIBU HOTEL. Also, thank you from the bottom of my heart for continuing to post lots of comments carefully and thank you for recommending. I will translate the comments you have posted and share it with all of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend were staying here for the Shibu Onsen Tour. We arrived too late for lunch and too early for dinner time. However, the owner organized a restaurant for us. The next morning we got a lift to the snow monkey park and...More

Thank Lena13_666
Response from KaZ1go, マネージャー at Shibu HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for staying at SHIBU HOTEL. Also, thank you again for posting your thoughts carefully. I am sorry to have spoken words. I translate it and share it with all the staff and I will encourage my future work. thank you very...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel for two nights so we could spend a day at the monkey park. We enjoyed our stay and it was a fun experience. Its not a regular hotel for westerners. It's a Ryokan style hotel - you sleep on futons...More

Thank Butchbob
Response from KaZ1go, マネージャー at Shibu HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for sharing with SHIBU HOTEL for 2 nights. Also, thank you again for posting your thoughts carefully. We will translate the message you receive and share it with all the staff. thank you very much. We sincerely look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 8 August 2018

Having been inspired to visit the snow monkey sanctuary by Joanna lumleys tv series we found a great place to stay for two nights. The shibu hotel is a hidden hem of Japan wonderful food and very relaxing accommodation. The owners arranged for us to...More

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Response from KaZ1go, マネージャー at Shibu HotelResponded 10 August 2018

Thank you very much for staying at SHIBU HOTEL for 2 nights. Thank you very much for posting your thoughts carefully. We are pleased to be able to help your family's important travels. We will translate and share the words we have received with all...More

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10 March 2018|
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Response from pohy593 | Reviewed this property |
The ryokan provides free shuttle service to/from train station and snow monkey park.
14 March 2016|
Response from Piper N |
They gave us the option on breakfast at either 7:30 or 8:00 am. For dinner it was 6pm or 7pm.
Room Tips
"We had a corner room on 4th floor great dual aspect view -room405"
8 Aug 2018
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"The corner rooms have good views"
16 Aug 2017
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"Choose the room with view of the river"
27 Apr 2017
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"Corner rooms on higher floors"
6 Apr 2017
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US$215 - US$763 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
JapanChubuKoshinetsuNagano PrefectureYamanouchi-machiKumanoyu OnsenShigakougenhoppo OnsenYudanaka shibu Onsen
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