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The number of hostels in Nagano is one of the reasons why many backpackers and weekend travelers choose the city among others. Aside from the fact that it is a great destination to experience Japan's picturesque landscape and scenery, Nagano is absolutely a backpacker-friendly destination. Likewise, these Nagano hostels are not just limited to budget-conscious visitors; tourists who want to experience authentic Japanese culture can enjoy these accommodations.
Similar to its neighboring cities, Nagano is famous for skiing and other outdoor-related activities. During winter, Nagano is a top choice among those who have neither the luxury nor desire to travel far north. There are many skiing areas in Nagano. After your outdoor pursuits -- enjoying snow-capped mountains and frozen lakes -- you can soak in hot springs called onsen.
Nagano is not only great to visit in the winter, but it's also an all-year-round tourist destination. Come during spring and enjoy the blooming sakura (cherry blossoms) backdropped with scenic views of mountains. For autumn, enjoy leaf-peeping in Nagano; summer is also a great time to visit Nagano.
There are plenty of Nagano hostels from which to choose. There are typical youth hostels in Nagano that are perfect for backpackers. Nagano hostels have all the facilities and amenities of the usual hostels you find elsewhere, from dorms and private rooms to common areas and communal kitchen. Additional facilities and amenities offered in some hostels in Nagano include shuttle services, Wi-Fi, and bicycle rentals - be sure to inquire about these at your Nagano hostel prior to your stay.
There are some hostels in Japan that used to be private homes. Now, these type of homes are good alternatives to ryokan (Japanese-style inns) -- they are more affordable and the hosts (who are usually the owners) let you feel at home. Private-homes-turned-hostels are highly preferable if you want to experience Japanese culture from food to the interiors. At affordable rates, you will sleep in a Japanese home, dine on Japanese food, and enjoy Japanese culture with locals. Nagano hostels are scattered but majority of them have excellent locations. Some are located nearby stations, others close to attractions. Take your time checking out these Nagano hostels that perfectly suit your needs.
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Megamiko Station Inn
"… ski to advanced Olympic size competition zones. The white snow capped mountains, frozen lakes, tranquillity and serenity helps you feel calm and peaceful. we offer ski lessons by certified ski instructor with additional costs. Also, a relaxing bath in the natural hot springs sooths and relaxes the tension in your body, making you forget all the troubles and stress in your life. In the spring time, many Japanese tourists come...
"… tax of 150 yen is charged seperately per night per person. (0 yen under 12 years old) Facilities include a restaurant, baths, pool, meeting room, souvenir shop, karaoke room, game corner and barbecue garden as well as a free car park (80 slots). Kitchenette available in some rooms. (subject to availability) Check-in: from 3PM Check-out: until 10AM We accept Credit cards such as VISA, DC and Master Card. We are only 3...
Obuse-no-Kaze Youth Hostel
"… offer shampoo and soap for free but we charge for the followings: towels, toothbrush, toothpaste, and a razor. There is a coin locker, safe box, vending machine, laundry facility and a parking lot(for 7 cars). We offer 3 bicycles (100 yen per hour). Smoking is not permitted inside of the facility. Please smoke outside at the deck. Please do not bring in any alcohol drinks. We offer breakfast and dinner upon request....
"… WIFI at common space and rooms No curfew *please consider other guests and neighbors Lights-out at common space about 23:00 to 7:00. *Please refrain from chatting at common space during that time. ●CANCELLATIONS We accept cancellations, but our policy is 3days (72hours) in advance of your arrival. 50 % of the first night's room charge if you cancel your reservation 2 days prior to the date of your reservation. 100 % of...
Moritomizu Backpackers Hostel
"… before you check in or after you check out. Please let us know in advance what time you will arrive or get back.] LOCKOUT: 10:30-16:00 [We ask you to leave the hostel during this time, even if you stay for another night. It's OK to leave your luggage in your room or on your bed while you are out.] No curfew at night. * * * We have Female/Mixed Dorms and Private Rooms. Please get relaxed in our tatami-floored...
"… stairs, sliding doors, and decor, are kept in their original state so as to retain the unique atmosphere of the Edo and Meiji period. Guest House KURA is the only budget hostel that will bring you back in time to experience the ancient Japan! Here is an ideal place for those looking to lodge at a hostel full of traditional Japanese charm!!! Easy access to Nagano City, Zenkoji temple, Snow Monkey park, and downtown Obuse. Here,...
"… for a comfortable bed and the chance to share stories with other travellers. Having a shared kitchen, common room and dormitory-style rooms means that you can interact with fellow guests. Guests are looking for something different from lonely/ overpriced hotels. We offer left luggage facilities, a key code entrance, complimentary drinks and can even wash and dry your clothes for you! Our guests are nearly all young or young...
Hakuba Snowdrift Lodge
"… communal lounge area where you can just hang makes for a relaxed & uncrowded atmosphere. We aim for a relaxed atmosphere and encourage families to visit us. For that reason we don't have a bar, instead it is BYO however please respect the other guests and don't go overboard. We have double, twin, triple and 4 share rooms as well as 6 person dormitory rooms. Our double rooms have real double beds, not just 2 single beds...
"… ranges from budget backpacker dorm-style rooms to budget private rooms and some rooms with private bathrooms. We also have affordable double, twin and triple rooms with shared or private bathrooms. Most of our spacious rooms also include a sitting area. We serve a delicious breakfast to our guests to help them start their day on the slopes right. A modern communal kitchen and dining lounge is also available during your stay....
Hostelling International Miyuino-mori
"Hostelling International Miyuino-mori is located just alonside the Kijimadaira Ski Resort(Mt.Kosha) in Noth Nagano. This year, 3 big slope, TAKAIFUJI, KIJIMADAIRA, and YOMASEONSEN on the foot of Mt Takayashiro has been combined and born a very large ski-resort equipped 21 of lift. It take only 3min to the lift station, which is best location for snow sports., Most convenient youth hosel for sking, where we are alongside of Kijimadaira Ski...
Hakuba Alps Backpackers
"Homey Hostel with Very Friendly Owners - We stayed here oct. 2007. The place had a very homey feel with a well equipped kitchen and TV area. The owners were so friendly, even offering us the chance to go with them to see a local festival. The surrounding scenery was beautiful and it made a nice getaway location from the hustling bustling cities like tokyo and kyoto!" … "… canyoning, mountain biking, kayaking, etc are great...
Backpackers Hostel K's House Hakuba Alps
"Perfect hostel. - One of the best hostels I've stated at. Toshi and Megumi (and Amo!) were extremely helpful, and Toshi gave me expert hiking advice for my fairly impromptu, last-minute hike the following day, and stayed up late helping me find the info I needed! Saved my butt. The location is great, the facilities are impeccable, and ... well, I can't think of any negative points about it. I'd stay again in a heartbeat." … "Fantastic...
Guest House Banana&Pancakes
"… escape from the unbearable heat. In fall, the Japanese red maples cover the slopes in an endless ruby sea. In winter, you can practice all kinds of winter sports. We provide our guests both private rooms and dormitory. Our guests can also share their experiences in the kitchen while making and eating their meals. An onsen to warm your body or relax yourself is really close to our guesthouse. If you are looking for adventures, we...
"I stayed here over New Years in 2002/2003 for four nights!! It has a very friendly staff, and it's close to ski resorts and trains!!! I would suggest you stay, as the guy speaks English!! GREAT PLACE!!" … "… Hot springs are also available throughout the year. And now a HO gauge (16.5mm gauge) model train layout is under construction - actually you can drive trains but still the construction continuously goes ahead slowly....
Chuoukan Shimizuya Ryokan
"It is a pleasure to welcome you to SHIMIZUYA RYOKAN.Our ryokanhas over a 160 years of history. We are located in the center of town , just a few minutes walk from the Zenkoji temple(the main sttraction in town),and a 20 minutes walk from the JR Nagano station. From Nagano station,you can take a taxi(5minutes),or abus for 100 yen a person. We have single rooms ,souble rooms,and rooms for 3 and 4 persons too. Regardless of the type of...
"… of your body inside and out at Pension Tengallon Hat. Please note: we are currently NOT accepting payment with credit card. You can get views from the window were amazing- mountains and rivers. Inside, the inn offers ten private bedrooms three varieties of bathtubs and delightful breakfasts and dinner. The 1st bath is just by riverside called - KAPPA NO YU. There is another Japanese hot tub. Don't worry, it's not boiling! Last...
"… in guest rooms. .Credit cards: JCB, Master Card, VISA, UC, DC Access: ----------- By Train: ========= From Tokyo: From JR Tokyo Station to JR Nagano Station, by Asama Shinkansen, 108 min. From Nagoya: From JR Nagoya Station to JR Nagano Station, by (Wide-View)shinano express train, 173 min. From Osaka: From JR Shin-osaka Station, take Nozomi Shinkansen to JR Nagoya Station, 51 min, then follow the above...
"… From the outdoor bath, you can enjoy the view of the town, the far away mountains, and stars at night. The public bathrooms are open 24 hours. We offer seasonal food from Shinshu region. Japanese cuisine is served in the dining hall for both breakfast and dinner. Other facilities include a night club, a big hall for meeting and parties, a conference room, and a souvenir shop. We have easy access to many famous...
"The onsen is located in high Mikuni Mountain Range. The hot spring water is classified as simple thermal and is good for high blood pressure, sluggish blood, rheumatism, neuralgia and nervous disorders. This is also a ski resort. In winter, the local customs take a bath in the hot spring between skiing and sake drinking. We have 50 private rooms in our ryokan. Each room has TV, telephone, internet connection, tea set, rfidgerator, shompoo,...
"… middle of the room. Enjoy a cup of Japanese sake around the fire. Facilities Great dining room and Restaurant Relaxing lounge area Laundry facilities with drying room for ski gear Ski and Boot Storage room and work bench for tuning and waxing Toilets and washrooms on each floor and big Japanese style hot springs bath and shower room on ground floor Restaurants, pubs, ATM, Post Office, Supermarket all easy stroll We...
Yudanaka Spa Resort
"What a fabulous place...and SO affordable. The public onsen (bath) in the hotel is nicely appointed...everything you need is right there. There's even coffee service in the morning. The owner and his wife are very concerned for your pleasant stay. The room made me feel like I was stepping back in time (that whole town and surrounding area did, for that matter). The beds they laid out for us at night we amazingly comfortable...the quilts...
"… perfect for those looking to visit Matsumoto or as a base camp for those looking for adventure in the Japanese Alps. En suite rooms are available on request. All our guests have access to our communal showers and our relaxing Japanese style mineral baths. Ryokan Seifu-so serves fresh, seasonal Japanese cuisine. A western style breakfast is available on request and vegetarian diets can be accommodated for on request. In your room...
"… reading a book before or after dining. Breakfast: JPY800 Japanese Style Dinner: JPY1900 almost Japanese style Our facilities include free Wifi Internet connection, dining room, large public baths, a coin-operated washing machine, a copier, a FAX machine, a refrigerator and a microwave oven. 10 free parking spaces are available. Room amenities include yukata (Japanese-style pajama), towels, toothbrush, and tea sets....
"… and ski & snowboard resort village of 5000 inhabitants. Renowned for it's onsen since the Edo period, the village also played a significant role in the history of skiing in Japan. Kawaichiya is located in the center of Nozawa Onsen. Take the Shinkansen bullet train for Nagano on the Nagano Shinkansen Line (1 hour and 20-40 minutes). Next take the Iiyama Line to Togari Nozawa Onsen (1 hour) and from there a bus or taxi to...
Hotel New Station Matsumoto
"… until 24:00 on weekdays, and from 15:00 until 24:00 on Saturdays. Foot massage, head massage and face massage are popular among guests. We have a large public bath on the 7th floor, open from 17:00 until 1:00 at night, and 6:00 until 9:30 in the morning. In the men's section, a sauna room is also available, from 18:00 until 24:00. Please enjoy a relaxing bath in a traditional Japanese atmosphere. Hotel Conditions:...
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