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Shibu Hotel

Hotel Class
4 out of 5

Information

Reviews

4.8 / 5Exceptional
123 reviews

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Yudanaka Hot Spring
    16 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Nishimiya Shrine
    19 min walk
  • Restaurant
    Sobaroku
    16 min walk
  • Restaurant
    Asashinaya
    18 min walk

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+64 9913 4658
  • Japanese Room - Room Only

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 5
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  • Japanese Style Corner Room - Room Only

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 5
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  • Japanese Style Room - Breakfast Included

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 5
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  • Japanese Style Corner Room - Breakfast Included

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 5
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  • Japanese Style Room - Half Board

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 5
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  • Japanese Style Corner Room - Half Board

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 5
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About this area

Yamanouchi

Shibu Hotel is located in Yamanouchi. Shiga Kogen Ski Area and Ryuoo Ski Park are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Jigokudani Monkey Park and Jōshin'etsu-kōgen National Park. Yudanaka Shibu Onsen and Taikan Bonsai Museum are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Yudanaka Hot Spring - 16 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Nishimiya Shrine - 19 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Jigokudani Monkey Park - 5 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Shiga Kogen Ski Area - 9 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Shiga Kogan Nature Conservation Center - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Yudanaka Station - 2 min drive
  • Iiyama Station - 18 min drive

Restaurants

  • Sobaroku — 16 min walk
  • Asashinaya — 18 min walk
  • HAKKO — 19 min walk
  • The Farmhouse — 19 min walk
  • Rausuan Soba — 21 min walk

About this property

Shibu Hotel

Along with a restaurant, this ryokan has a spa tub and tour/ticket assistance. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking and free train station pick-up are also provided. Other amenities include gift shops/newsstands and free train station drop-off. All 20 rooms provide complimentary wireless Internet access, fridges and flat-screen TVs.

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3 PM - midnight

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after 6 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
Guests booked in Breakfast Included rate plans who want to enjoy lunch or dinner during their stay must contact the property at least 3 days in advance to order (surcharge).
Guests booked in Half Board rate plans who want to enjoy lunch during their stay must contact the property at least 3 days in advance to order (surcharge). Contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
Guests booked in Half Board rates must check-in by 7 PM to receive dinner. No refunds will be issued for any unused portion of the rate plan. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: JPY 1080 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare requires all international visitors to submit their passport number and nationality when registering at any lodging facility (inns, hotels, motels, etc.). Additionally, accommodation proprietors are required to photocopy passports for all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file.

Property is also known as

  • Shibu Hotel Yamanouchi
  • Shibu Hotel
  • Shibu Yamanouchi
  • Shibu Hotel Japan/Yamanouchi-Machi, Nagano Prefecture

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking
  • Free return train station shuttle

Food and drink

  • Breakfast available for a fee: JPY 1080 per person
  • 1 restaurant

Things to do

  • Hot springs
  • Karaoke
  • Hot tub

Family friendly

  • Fridge

Conveniences

  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Japanese

Spa

  • Indoor mineral hot springs (onsen)
  • Outdoor mineral hot springs (onsen)
  • Separate men/women areas in public bath
  • Yukata (Japanese robe)

Room amenities

Bathroom

  • Shower

Entertainment

  • flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Fridge

Nearby activities

Activities

  • Skiing

Where to eat

  • On-site dining venue – Restaurant offering Japanese cuisine. Serves breakfast and dinner.
4.8

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4.8
Cleanliness
4.9
Service and Staff
4.2
Amenities
4.6
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

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Stayed 2 nights in Sep. 2019

5/5 Excellent

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Stayed 1 night in Jun. 2019

5/5 Excellent

Fantastic ryokan

What a fantastic ryokan. The hotel met us at the train station, then showed us the 3 onsen at the hotel and then took us up to a huge bedroom. There were 3 Japanese beds made up for us plus a little sitting room. A separate toilet and shower. There was a safe, lots of electrical outlets, a fridge, cold water carafe, yukata, and overcoat to wear in the hotel and outside. Everything was clean and so lovely. We had a wonderful view of the mountains and river. They also took us up the snow monkey park entrance (and will pick you up, too -although we walked back down). Very attentive staff. Always trying to help you. There are a couple of people there who speak English. We did have the Japanese dinner there one night. There must have been 12-15 courses (I stopped counting after a while). Delicious but be aware that a lot of it is fish in case you don’t like fish. There was beef as well. I would stay there again in a heartbeat. We had room 504 with a great view of the river and mountains.

Stayed 2 nights in Apr. 2019

5/5 Excellent

Shibu is an older hotel but don't let that sway you. We stayed in a Ryokan in Kyoto, two adults and our teenaged daughter and this one was much bigger in comparison with a separate large shower/bathroom and sitting area. Extremely quiet for sleeping with views of the river and mountains. The hotel staff didn't miss a thing, were extremely accommodating and polite offering free shuttles to the monkey park and train station. We came back from the monkey park with muddy shoes which our driver must have noticed as when we went out later that evening they had been cleaned off and looked brand new! Also our daughter left her little bag behind and Shibu staff contacted us immediately to advise and arrange for shipment back to us in Canada. We wanted to stay longer and enjoy the wonderful onsens both in the hotel (one of the few outdoor onsens we discovered) and in the neighbourhood.

Stayed 2 nights in Mar. 2019

5/5 Excellent

The manager/owner is extremely helpful and professional in providing his service which made our 1 day trip a pleasant memory. The hotel is well maintained and very clean, the staff are very professional as well by the Japanese standard. One thing worth mentioning is that they even cleaned our dirty shoes (due to the melting snow and mud from the nearby Snowmonkey park) overnight and placed them in front of the front desk tatami area when we head out. Shibu hotel has the attention to detail in a friendly way that makes you feel like the guest of honor.

Stayed 1 night in Mar. 2019

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