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[Traditional Japanese Style Room 2] ZEN Hostel

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Akihito

[Traditional Japanese Style Room 2] ZEN Hostel

2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Great check-in experience90% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean9 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.

ZEN Hostel is in the mountains of Nagano, Japan & was built about 120 years ago. It was renovated to where modern meets traditional. We have a cafe/ bar, lounge & mini gym available for our guests. The lounge overlooks our in-house pond&garden making for a beautiful& relaxing area. Locals also come to enjoy the cafe& many events that we have such as crafts, breakfast events and occasionally, yoga. We hope our guests will be able to connect with locals and other guests from around the world.

Amenities

Air conditioning
Dryer
Essentials
Indoor fireplace
Heating
Laptop friendly workspace

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 10PM
Check out by 10AM

Availability

43 Reviews

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Max
January 2018
Great place to refuel when visiting Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park. Thanks for a comfortable and easy stay!
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Response from Akihito:
Thank you so much for staying with us and for your kind review!
January 2018
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Joshua
November 2017
Excellent hostel!
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Response from Akihito:
Thank you for staying with us!
November 2017
Grace User Profile
Grace
June 2017
Akihito's airbnb was great! The host made sure we knew all the instructions and was nice enough to provide a replacement onsen ticket when mine was lost. The room itself was comfortable and definitely a traditional Japanese tatami room, which was different but cozy. I would recom…
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Response from Akihito:
Thank you so much for staying with us and thank you also for your kind review! We are happy tp hear that you had an enjoyable stay with us. Come back anytime!
June 2017
Liz User Profile
Liz
March 2017
This hostel was awesome! We stayed in a tatami room and it was spacious and comfy. The hostel itself is beautiful, and has a nice common room where they serve yummy food. The staff is super friendly, and they let us watch the latest Walking Dead episode with them, too :) thanks g…
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Response from Akihito:
Hi there! Thank you so much for your nice review! We were so happy to have you stay and enjoyed watching the Walking Dead with you as well! It was our pleasure to have you stay with us and we hope that you come back!
March 2017
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Jasmine
March 2017
We stayed one night to check out the snow monkeys. The room was clean, warm, and had all of the necessities. The cafe was great for dinner and breakfast; we checked out the onsen close by and it was fantastic. I would highly recommend anyone to stay here while in Nagano!
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Response from Akihito:
Thank you so much for your comment! It was our pleasure to have you stay with us! We are happy to hear that you were satisfied with your room and the cafe! The onsen is definitely lovely so we are happy that you were able to check it out! Come back anytime!
March 2017
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Christina
January 2017
The staff were very friendly and helpful. The hostel is an easy walk from Yudanaka station, and the food in the cafe was excellent. The hallways and bathrooms aren't heated so they were cold (this was January), but the space heater was very effective at heating our private room. …
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Response from Akihito:
Thank you for you comment, Christina! We enjoyed having you stay with us. It sounds like you had an enjoyable stay and found the hostel to be accommodating! Please come back anytime!
January 2017
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Mike
June 2018
Very nice and respectful staff ! The welcome is very warm. I felt like home. Quiet, clean and well located hostel!
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Response from Akihito:
Thanks so much for staying with us! Hope you enjoy your trip in Japan and we hope to see you again!
June 2018

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Yamanouchi, JapanJoined in August 2016
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172 Reviews
Hello out there! This is Akihito Morita from ZEN Hostel. We love when guests come to our beautiful hostel. It is always enjoyable talking to everyone. A great place to relax and hang out is in our cafe and bar where you will also have a chance to meet locals. There are also event…
Languages: English, 日本語
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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