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  Average price (weeknight): R4 722
  Average price (weekend night): R9 756

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Hotel Wellies - Karuizawa - Building
1
9,3 Excellent (624 reviews)
R2 683+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Hotel WELLIES in Karuizawa, you'll be next to a golf course, within a 5-minute drive of Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza and Karuizawa Museum of History and Folklore. Featured amenities include multilingual staff, luggage storage, and a library. A train station pick-up service is provided at no charge, and free self parking is available onsite.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Very clean and friendly staff!
9,6 Excellent
Pros: It was really nice to meet and talk to Chris, the hotel owner, and Judie. Freddie, the big black dog was also a delight. Amazing afternoon tea and breakfast. Definitely recommend everybody to have a drink at the bar, so relaxing!
Cons: I think I can hear the sound from the 1st floor in the morning. (i stayed at 2nd floor)
9,2 Excellent
Pros: The owner and staff were very friendly, and breakfast was also very nice. We stayed there to join the Karuizawa half marathon and they drove us to the starting point on the day of the race!
10,0 Excellent
Pros: The house is beautiful. The signature of the garden is very beautiful. Feel the homestay owner carefully choose every piece of furniture。
Cons: NO dislike.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Thank you the owner Cris, the cute dog Freddie, and friendly staff members! Cris kindly drove us to the station and some must-see sites. It was very helpful! We also enjoyed traditional British breakfast including tasty "saba", which is a fish both British and Japanese people love! We had a really relaxing fun time in cozy lovely Wellies!
10,0 Excellent
Pros: A cosy hotel, helpful manager, peaceful environment, & a friendly dog, Freddie
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Amazing hospitality and great family like atmosphere! The hotel owner Chris, Judy and rest of the staff (and his dog Freddy of course!) made our stay so comfortable and enjoyable. Their British breakfast is great and it’s highly recommend to have their dinner one night. Since everyone is so friendly and approachable, we felt like we are at home from morning till midnight. Thank you very much for everything and we’ll definitely come back when we are back in Karuizawa! :)
10,0 Excellent
Pros: The hotel is set in an idyllic mountain location with so much to see. The room was lovely and as a British person felt very authentic. By far it was the best British style food we have ever had in Japan, the full English breakfast with proper home cured bacon was a delight, and the 4 course British meal was honestly better than what you would get in the UK. To top it all off, Chris, Judy and all of the staff (including Freddie the dog) were lovely, interesting, attentive and really go the extra mile to make every guest feel welcome! Cannot wait to come back and stay there again soon :)
Cons: I honestly can't think of anything I could fault the hotel on, unless they can find a way to control the weather in which case less rain would be good :P
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Very good service quality. Room is clean, comfortable, great English gardening, delicious breakfast, boss is nice, his puppy is cute.
Hotel Kajima No Mori - Karuizawa - Building
2
8,8 Excellent (314 reviews)
R2 712+
Overview
With a stay at Hotel Kajima No Mori in Karuizawa, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza and St. Paul's Catholic Church Karuizawa. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, luggage storage, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.
Dormy Club Karuizawa - Karuizawa - Building
3
8,8 Excellent (222 reviews)
R3 768+
Overview
Located in Karuizawa, Dormy Club Karuizawa is within a 15-minute drive of Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza and Karuizawa Toy Kingdom. A train station pick-up service is provided at no charge, and free self parking is available onsite.
Auberge de Primavera - Karuizawa - Bedroom
4
8,8 Excellent (167 reviews)
R3 973+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Auberge de Primavera in Karuizawa (Kyukaruizawa), you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza and Karuizawa New Art Museum. Featured amenities include luggage storage and a safe deposit box at the front desk. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Excellent service. Staff are all very friendly and helpful. The hotel is located 10-15mins walk from the shinkansen station, so it’s still easily accessible even if i didn’t drive to there. The environment there is romantic and room are spacious.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Awesome place
Hotel Cypress Karuizawa - Karuizawa - Building
5
8,6 Excellent (2 274 reviews)
R2 126+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Hotel Cypress Karuizawa in Karuizawa, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza and Seizan Golf Course. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, luggage storage, and an elevator (lift). A train station pick-up service is provided at no charge, and free self parking is available onsite.
9,2 Excellent
Pros: Very clean and spacious room. I’ve booked an Urban Twin room which can accommodate my family of 4 abundantly. It’s the biggest room I’ve ever stayed in Japan. Good location, just a couple of minutes of drive from shopping outlets and a big supermarket is just a minute walk away. Free parking is also a plus.
Cons: There is a short flight of stairs you need to walk up (with your luggage after checked in) before you can take the elevator to your room.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Good location. Very close to the super market. Staffs are nice. The public bath is good. Spacious. Has a small kitchen in the room.
Cons: It would be great if there is some more equipment in the kitchen for cooking.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: very good breakfast, comfortable public bath, good location
8,3 Excellent
Pros: Location. Big Onsen. Good sized rooms.
Cons: A bit old - carpets need replacing.
7,9 Good
Pros: Location was great. right next to Delicia. Near station. Great Onsen facilities
Cons: A little old - furniture and carpet. Could do with a refresh.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Good location. Free parking.
Cons: Only one elevator, sometimes need to wait long time.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: The room was so spacious. The massage chair was in the room! It helped me to release my leg tension after all day walk/bike. Mc Donalds, Bookstore and Delicia Supermarket were on the next door. Bike renting option is available.
Cons: Selection of breakfast was limited. Only provided scramble egg but no boiled egg.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: The staffs are friendly & helpful , the room is clean & big . Nxt time to visit Karuizawa i will stay here again
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Very roomy with lots of amenities. Staffs are friendly and professional. Closed to Train station.
Cons: Facility is a bit old. Not many food selections around the area.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: All the staff were incredibly friendly and helpful. Also you can rent some lovely bicycles for a reasonable price. Onsen is fantastic.
The Prince Karuizawa - Karuizawa - Bedroom
6
8,4 Excellent (1 593 reviews)
R3 357+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at The Prince Karuizawa in Karuizawa, you'll be connected to the convention center, within a 5-minute drive of Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza and Seizan Golf Course. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. A train station pick-up service is provided at no charge, and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.
9,2 Excellent
Pros: Shuttle service among different spots. The helpfulness of staff
Cons: The hotspring is not located in the hotel so needa take the car service
6,7 Good
Pros: Keep the standard as a hotel group member. Clean and spacious. Shuttle bus is convenient.
Cons: But hot spring is not on the site and has to be paid separately. Not many restaurants in the hotel.
8,3 Excellent
Pros: The enviroment
Cons: Location. Take too much time for transportation
9,6 Excellent
Pros: The staff very professional, kind, and very personal services.
Cons: No buffet breakfast on site, need to be transferred, not convenient. Book library, not enough quality books.
7,1 Good
Pros: Quiet environment
Cons: Strong smoking smell in the room
8,0 Excellent
Pros: The Prince is nicely situated from Karuizawa Station with easy access to skiing, onsen and shopping. We stayed in a small cabin which was cozy and comfortable. The onsen is clean, with nice water and very relaxing, there were lots of families so having children did not feel like a burden. The ski slopes are very accessible, we didn't try this time but definitely will next time. The shopping complex is very extensive and there are lots of fun options.
Cons: The beds are a bit hard in the cabin we were in. It is a big complex, so getting around take some planning especially with kids. The hotel is very accommodating with pick ups and drop offs, but its best to know where you'd like to be in advance.
7,9 Good
Pros: Breakfast is good, and vegetable is fresh. Quiet location far away train station, but shuttle bus is provided.
Cons: parking is chargeable even for hotel guest.
7,9 Good
Cons: it was hard to find the place since the number of the hotel is comon to all the 3 hotels in the complex, it was snowy and very cold and it took us more than half an hour to find the right one....the staff didnt helped us.
7,9 Good
Pros: The staff was very cordial and professional. .
Cons: During the cold months, there is nothing to do there, and nothing within walking distance.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: There was unexpected snowfall the day we arrived, a real fireplace at the hotel was pleasant. Very soothing. The view from the room is fantastic. Bed was comfort, toilet was good. Love it that the shampoo provided was locally produced
Cons: The room is a dated and smaller than expected
7,5 Good
Pros: Free Bicycle riding around the hotel
Cons: The door of guest room is not convenient.
Bellscabin Cafe & Guesthouse - Karuizawa - Building
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8,4 Excellent (444 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Bellscabin Cafe & Guesthouse in Karuizawa, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza and Karuizawa Museum of History and Folklore. The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Free self parking is available onsite.
9,0 Excellent
Pros: I stay here for one night in girls limit room. The owners are kind and they also offer the transportation services to and forth Nakakaruizawa station. I love the comfortable atmosphere and environment here especially at night or early morning. You won’t feel boring here because they have lots of books and comics (but in Japanese) you can enjoy them as you want. If you have a tight budget but really wants to stay in Nakakaruizawa for a night, then I suggest Bells cabinet cafe to you.
8,3 Excellent
Pros: Friendly owners, good food
8,8 Excellent
Pros: Great to stay with my whole family.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Idyllic countryside experience in a cozy cottage. Although a 12 min walk from Naka Karuizawa station is considerably far by normal standards, it is pretty near for the countryside where transportation is less developed. Lots of fresh air and greenery. Staff were warm and friendly and the homemade breakfast (separate charges) was delicious! You can request for pickup from the station upon arrival and also drop-off at the station when you checkout.
Cons: Nothing
9,2 Excellent
Pros: A very clean and classy hostel, the host couple is very nice and polite. The breakfast is delicious but cheap price, highly recommend! It provides free lemon water and tea all the time.
Cons: Just the sound insulation is bit poor
7,9 Good
Pros: The owner is really nice and helpful.
Cons: The toilet is freezing.
8,8 Excellent
Pros: The owner is very nice and gave us good recommendations for sightseeing in Karuizawa. She also helps us contact the rental bicycle shop so that we can rent and return the bikes easily.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: They were super kind.
7,9 Good
Pros: Cozy public space, nice breakfast
Cons: Room is small and few facilities. Public area was closed at 11pm that is a pity we wanted to celebrate for New Year Eve. Hot water is not stable when taking bath. About 1km far from the station.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: The two owners were lovely and very friendly! Would highly recommend.
Pension Labrador - Karuizawa - Building
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8,5 Excellent (53 reviews)
R1 569+
Overview Reviews
In quiet relaxing surroundings only a 5-minute drive from JR Naka-Karuizawa Station, Pension Labrador features Japanese-style and Western rooms with river or mountain views, Western cuisine and a flowery garden. It offers free Wi-Fi and bicycle rentals. All rooms come with mountain and river views, an LCD TV and a private bathroom. Japanese-style rooms have a tatami-mat floor with traditional futon bedding and a low table with seating cushions, while Western rooms are carpeted and fitted with twin beds. Guests at Labrador can take a stroll in the lush garden, have tea on the quiet terrace or explore the area with rented bicycles. The Pension serves home-made jams at breakfast. Meals can be enjoyed in the cosy dining room, which offers a fireplace and relaxing garden views. Pension Labrador is a 10-minute drive from the Hoshino Onsen hot spring area, and a 12-minute drive from the Karuizawa Outlet Mall. Shopping district Kyu Karuizawa Ginza and JR Karuizawa Station are a 15-minute drive away.
9,2 Excellent
Pros: Confortable, staff is friendly, natural impression
Cons: Location is quite far from shopping area
9,2 Excellent
Cons: My only gripe is that the walls were a bit thin.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: cThe owner is incredibly warm and friendly. She made our stay very enjoyable!
8,3 Excellent
Pros: The owners were very kind and helpful.
Cons: The facilities were clean and well maintained, but not very modern. It was very nice to have own bathroom, but it was small unit found in tiny studios back in 20-30 years ago. It was difficult to close and open the door of the room with the key. I did not like the smell in the room, but I can't tell what it was (air freshener)?
9,2 Excellent
Pros: I like the quiet place, very accomodating owner and staff. The morning breakfast served was truly delicious. Two thumbs up .
9,2 Excellent
Pros: Yuki, the owner, is a gem. Very helpful and kind. Quaint little place, will definitely be staying again.
8,8 Excellent
Pros: Thanks to the owner, Yuki San, she is kindly and friendly. She also prepared delicious breakfast. It is nice place even though it is far away from convenient store and eatery
10,0 Excellent
Pros: The owner of the hotel, Yuki-san was an extremely friendly and kind owner. We recommend staying at the Japanese futon style rooms and breakfast was delicious! thank you, looking forward to coming back and staying here!
Karuizawa Hotel Longing House - Karuizawa - Building
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8,1 Excellent (701 reviews)
R1 715+
Overview Reviews
The hotel appears on TV and ladies' magazines. It takes only 5 minutes by car to former Karuizawa area or the outlet shopping mall, located in a convenient but quiet cottage area. Fashionable dishes, using abundant vegetables even for sweets, are popular among ladies. New building with seven guest rooms and private open-air baths was opened in April 2017!
10,0 Excellent
Pros: The room was a smoking room but I didn’t smell that. And it was also big and clean.
9,2 Excellent
Pros: Room most luxurious of all we had in Japan - huge and roomy. They told us we had been upgraded.
Cons: Restaurant very expensive (knew this ahead of time) but managed to eat in the bar. The hotel is far from town so there are no eating facilities nearby for travellers who aren't driving.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Its a nice place, quiet and clean with good services. Also serves both western and japanese food. Far from Karuizawa station,but there are shuttle buses twice a day.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Classic design, and cozy atmosphere
Cons: Poor english of staffs
9,6 Excellent
Pros: EVERYTHING! The rooms were superb, so clean and comfortable. Love the option of booking the private spa, plenty of time slots available. The buffet breakfast was great, everything you need and such high quality. The staff were so beautiful and accommodating, even though we couldn’t speak Japanese. All in all, a lovely hotel to stay at!
Cons: Only negative is the distance on foot from the station (about 30min walk) with lack of public buses that go past and only two hotel shuttles per day.
7,1 Good
Pros: The room was excellent and the hot spa provided was more than excellent. We loved it. Most staff went out to see to our needs. We were very happy with these staff.
Cons: The place/hotel looked very empty. Staff present were invisible. Common areas need improvement. Maybe the hotel have to consider more shuttle trips to and from the hotel for visitors without cars.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: The rooms are really nice and large, the bathtub was lovely and the whole hotel was really well done. The associated restaurant is expensive (mostly cos its a 4 course min) but the food was amazing. Would stay again.
Cons: If you are hiking the nakasendo like we were and don't have a car, its a good half an hour walk to the station. There is a shuttle but the times were pretty unhelpful.
9,2 Excellent
Pros: The room is spacious and have nice bathroom.
7,5 Good
Pros: Friendly staff, spacious room, nostalgic feeling. The weekday price is very good.
Cons: The narrow, winding road without any street lights from the exit of highway to the hotel was a bit scary.
Minshuku Aoki - Karuizawa
10
8,3 Excellent (16 reviews)
R1 539+
Chisun Inn Karuizawa - Karuizawa - Building
11
7,8 Good (1 450 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Chisun Inn Karuizawa in Karuizawa, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza and Seizan Golf Course. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and laundry facilities. Planning an event in Karuizawa? This hotel features 183 square feet (17 square meters) of event facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Very good price-performance ratio!!!
7,9 Good
Pros: The staff is very helpful and friendly. He helped us to book some facilities and recommend the best option for our activities.
Cons: The google map cannot reach to the hotel from the direction of NRT. While in the town area, it rectify the problem.
9,2 Excellent
Pros: The place was well maintained and I love how they have vending machines inside the place. The convenience store can be reached within 5minutes by foot.
7,9 Good
Pros: Located nicely and quite close to Karuizawa Premium Outlet
2,5 Mediocre
Pros: Bad room condition, very small, bad service.
Cons: Bad room condition, very small, bad service.
6,7 Good
Pros: Typical buffet breakfast
Cons: room was a bit small
7,5 Good
Pros: 前台職員十分友善!
Cons: Google map find a wrong location of the hotel from NRT driving direction. It is the third time as well.
6,7 Good
Pros: The price is very reasonable. The room is big compare to Japanese standard.
Cons: The location is very far from the train station as well as the outlet. Traveling with your children are gonna cause you issues when you have to stand at the taxi rank to wait for an hour.
8,3 Excellent
Pros: Basic, clean, no frill inn. What you see from website is what you get. Location is not close to station which need to take the bus, unfortunately the bus is infrequent during winter. The plus part, the inn is close to Lawson which is few mins walk. Staff is helpful.
Cons: The room is small than expected. Location is not close to station which need to take the bus, unfortunately the bus is infrequent during winter.
Hotel Petit Riviere Karuizawa - Karuizawa - Building
12
7,8 Good (192 reviews)
R1 261+
Overview Reviews
HOTEL Petit Riviere KARUIZAWA is located in Karuizawa and takes about 10 minutes by car from Karuizawa Station, near Lake Shiozawa and Karuizawa Senjuhaku Art Museum. Free LAN internet is available in the guest rooms. The hotel also has a vending machine corner.Guests may borrow hair dryers and kettles at no additional charge (please inquire at the front desk for details). Facility includes a coin laundry. The hotel possesses 25 rooms.
7,9 Good
Pros: Nice hotel, close to some interesting museums. It is possible to borrow bikes to go around more easily.
8,8 Excellent
Pros: 1. A decent Comfortable Stay. 2. Very Convenient location from Karuizawa City Centre/ Railway Station. 3. Have enough Amenities (Public Bath). 4. Wired Internet connection is a great facility for people with Laptops. 5. Free Parking Facility.
Cons: N.A
7,5 Good
Cons: hot summer weather, only one towel per person provided and no extra for the sento. In room shampoo and soap provided in little tiny packages inadequate for two people. Down draft cigarette smoking area in lobby not so great, still stinks of cigarettes, I wouldn't hang out there.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Clean, Confortable, Easy way to go, fast check in and check out. Everything was great
Cons: Nothing, everything ok
8,8 Excellent
Pros: Basic accommodations at a great price. Very clean and service was good.
Cons: Smoking section off the lobby
5,8 Okay
Pros: Good location
Cons: No lift, room not so clean, no English speaking staff
Overview Reviews
A stay at APA Hotel Karuizawa-Ekimae Karuizawaso places you in the heart of Karuizawa, within a 15-minute walk of Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza and Karuizawa Station Building Memorial. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and a 24-hour front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.
7,1 Good
Pros: near train station
Cons: small room
8,8 Excellent
Pros: Great location. Everything is clean and tidy.
Cons: Room is small. Staff is nice but Difficult to communicate in English
7,5 Good
Pros: Comfortable bed, and size is not too small
Cons: Breakfast is not good
7,5 Good
Pros: location
Cons: Bed and pillow.
8,3 Excellent
Pros: Quiet hotel, convenience location where station, shops or restaurants are within walking distance. We are pleased with the free parking next to the hotel.
Cons: No complaints.
6,3 Good
Pros: The location is near to the outlet mall and train station.
Cons: The room was very small.
6,7 Good
Pros: This is the second time i stayed in this hotel. So i already knew that the rooms are quite small. Convenience and location were the main reason for choosing this property as it is less than 5min walk away from the train station.
Cons: the rooms are extremely small. There were 2 of us with 2 suitcases and there were nowhere to put them if you needed to open them up. We ended always carrying the suitcase up to the bed which was very tiring. In one of my attempts of moving the suitcase, i ended up breaking my key in the lock... :( the drainage weren't working that well. I ended up with water up to my ankles while i was showering and skipped soaking in the bathtub because it took so long to wait for the ankle high water to drain off.... There were 2 of us, so we needed to wait some time after one showered for the water to drain off .. there was only 1 very flat pillow provided and i woke up with an extremely bad backache, neck ache and shoulder ache..
8,8 Excellent
Pros: Location is really good with lots of restaurant in the surrounding area.
Cons: Room can be more clean, this is compared with other hotel i stayed in japan.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Very close to the train station. Friendly staff. Clean, functional rooms.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Every thing are good.
Cons: Unfortunately, there is no public bath house.
Livemax Resort Karuizawa - Karuizawa - Building
14
6,6 Good (216 reviews)
R2 522+
Overview
With a stay at LiVEMAX RESORT Karuizawa in Karuizawa (Kyukaruizawa), you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza and Karuizawa New Art Museum. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. Limited parking is available onsite.