Kuroyon Royal Hotel
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Kuroyon Royal Hotel Omachi
Travel Blogs from Omachi
... A helpful woman explained that it was a sake tasting festival- you bought a sake cup then could taste as many sakes as you wanted from local producers from 12.30 - 4.30pm. There must have been around 50 sakes on offer! We bought a variety of food - we have no idea what some of it was- some was great - others very weird. We tasted quite a few interesting sakes (also no idea what they were!). Nia fancied trying the sweet baked fish - sort of waffle mixture in a fish shape with a ...
... There is very little luggage space on the train so good thing we only had 1 bag. The train took us north towards the Alps. Soon we were surrounded by snowy peaks and frosty roofs. The blossom trees got better & better as obviously the cooler weather means a later season. At our hotel in Matsumoto we have a Japanese style room. It's huge :) - three separate rooms and a bathroom/kitchen/hall corridor. ...
... co-grooming, and general monkeying around. (sorry. not really. ;)
While the snows, clearly, had been melting, there were still several inches of snow and ice on the sides of the trail and occasionally on our path to the park. For a ‘National Park’, this place did not have the infrastructure that we come to enjoy in many of the parks in the states (e.g., Mount Rainier). The trail was poorly maintained, the signage was limited (and often hand-written, ...
... the floor.
Our room overlooks the train line and Nagano train station, so we get to see the trains come and go, even the Shinkansen.
We take a walk around the area and find a supermarket to get some breakfast supplies.
What a great nights sleep in a real bed. We both slept really well and the noise from the trains did not bother us at all. Opening the blinds reveals a magnificent day with nothing but blue sky and ...
... are not as a high as the Alps the snow seems excellent.
The hotel at the airport was, well an airport hotel so not much write home about… but Japan on the other hand…
Can’t wait to chat to our Japanese friends back at JSK to explain what a country they’ve got.
I hope the kids remember and savour it as there won’t be many more interesting and fun countries they ...