Nagano Daiichi Hotel

1-16-2 Minamichitose, Nagano, Nagano, Chubu, 380-0823, Japan | Hotel
Photo of Nagano Daiichi Hotel
Searching for availability...
*Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
 

Travel Blogs from Nagano

Stranded in the snow

A travel blog entry by suebar

1

... then made it back to some paths where the snow had been partly cleared so the walking was easier. The guide said that she had lived in Nagano for 40 years and had never known such heavy snow. We made our way back to the ryokan for breakfast. This was entirely vegetarian and we sat on floor cushions at very low individual lacquered tables. Then it was off, by bus, to the railway station. When we arrived at the station it was to find it very crowded and there were tv crews there ...

Snow, monkeys and the bullet train

A travel blog entry by suebar

1
8

... the wearer who is sitting down. Then we could speed up. By this time most of the rest of the group was out of sight but we learned later that many of them had slipped and fallen at some stage during the yomp. Walking as rapidly as possible along the track which had levelled out after about a quarter of a mile thank goodness, we arrived at the snow monkeys spring at about 4:10. The Jigokudani Monkey Park, home to this group of Japanese macaques, is closed at 4:30 ...

Day 14 - Snow and monkeys at Jigokudani

A travel blog entry by apat

1
17

... it so they can bathe and keep warm.
Apparently this is a fascinating natural phenomenon, but I found it more interesting in watching the humans at this pool than I did watching the monkeys.

In the hot spring pool itself, for the duration that I was there, there were 2 monkeys in the pool. They both looked warm, and fairly relaxed, but other than that, they looked exactly as you'd expect a wet monkey to look.
...

Day 13 - Impromptu Karuizawa and Matsumoto Castle

A travel blog entry by apat

15

... As a result it was the most uncomfortable train ride of the trip so far. With no spare seats together Charlotte and Angela had to sit with a Japanese businessman each, and Veronica and I sat together with Isabelle on our knee for the 55 minute train ride.
Imagine catching a cramped 80km/h sauna with your clothes on, with a bunch of loud Japanese businessmen and no fresh air, for almost an hour, with 3 kids and a wife who don't want to be ...

Day 12 - Nagano. Now we're cold.

A travel blog entry by apat

6

... the platform at Tokyo station waiting for the Shinkansen Charlotte pointed out the coolest vending machine I'd ever seen in my life. Instead of actual bottles visible to select from, the vending machine simply had a giant touchscreen. When not in use the machine displayed news, weather, as well as information about the products contained within the machine, and when touched, the machine offered up advertisements and nutritional information about the product you'd selected. ...

Location

This hotel, located in the Nagano Station area of Nagano, is near Shinano Art Museum, Shiga Kogen, Matsushiro, and Nagano Olympic Museum.
Map this hotel

Amenities

More great choices in Nagano

Search for more deals in Nagano

   

TripAdvisor Reviews Nagano Daiichi Hotel

4.00 of 5 stars Excellent