Shibu Onsen Sakaeya
Shibu Onsen Sakaeya
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345 reviews

345 reviews

Room comfort and quality 10.0
Service 9.7
Cleanliness 9.6
Facilities 9.4
Value for money 9.2
Location 9.1
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Location rating score

Exceptional location
Popular neighborhood
Popular landmarks
Nagano Prefectural Shinano Art Museum Higashiyama Kaii Gallery
22.9 km
Zenko-ji Temple
23.2 km
Midori Nagano
24.0 km
Sanada Treasure Museum
28.2 km
28.2 km
Closest landmarks
Shibu Oyu Foot Bath
140 m
Takayakushi Wakoan
150 m
Shibu Onsen
200 m
Shibu Onsen Information Center
240 m
240 m

Shibu Onsen Sakaeya

2171 Hirao, Yamanouchi-machi, Shimotakai-gun, Yudanaka, Nagano, Japan, 381-0401 - See map

This ryokan features free Wi-Fi in all rooms for easy connection, and car park free of charge. Conveniently situated in the Yudanaka part of Nagano, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Zenko-ji Temple. Rated with 3 stars, this high-quality property provides guests with access to restaurant, hot tub and hot spring bath on-site.


Hygiene Plus

Sparkling clean

Located in heart of Nagano

Top Value

Front desk [24-hour]


Front desk [24-hour]

Valet parking

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Luggage storage

Hot tub

Kids club

Contactless check-in/out

Golf course [on-site]

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Value for money9.2
Location rating9.1
Nearest airportMatsumoto Airport (MMJ)
Distance to airport77.9 km

Rooms available at Shibu Onsen Sakaeya

Room comfort & quality


Twin Room with Private External Bathroom
  • Room size: 36 m²/388 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 2 single beds or 2 futons
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Suite with Mountain View
  • Room size: 35 m²/377 ft²
  • Mountain view
  • 2 single beds
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  • Room size: 15 m²/161 ft²
  • Mountain view
  • 5 futons
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Japanese-Style Superior Quadruple Room
  • Room size: 18 m²/194 ft²
  • Mountain view
  • 4 futons
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Japanese-style Room
  • Room size: 15 m²/161 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 4 futons
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Japanese-Style Standard Family Room
  • Room size: 18 m²/194 ft²
  • Mountain view
  • 5 futons
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Twin Room with Mountain View
  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 single beds
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Standard Twin Room with Tatami Area and Shared Bathroom
  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Mountain view
  • 2 single beds
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Premium Twin Room - Non-Smoking
  • Non-smoking
  • Shower
  • 2 single beds & 2 single be...
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Semi Suite - Non-Smoking
  • Shower
  • Shared bathroom
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Frequently asked questions

Does Shibu Onsen Sakaeya offer dry cleaning services?

Yes! Shibu Onsen Sakaeya features dry cleaning service that is available all throughout your stay, making sure you're always looking your finest in your favorite outfit. Please contact the property for more information.

Is car parking available at Shibu Onsen Sakaeya?

Shibu Onsen Sakaeya has car park onsite free of charge for visitors traveling with vehicles to take full advantage when staying at this property. Please contact the property for more information, or log into your Agoda account and contact the property through Agoda's direct message chatbox.

What kinds of facilities are available for children at Shibu Onsen Sakaeya?

While on holiday with your loved ones, your children can also enjoy the fun in sports and recreation facilities offered at Shibu Onsen Sakaeya such as kids club.

What interesting attractions are in close proximty of Shibu Onsen Sakaeya that are in walking range?

While staying at Shibu Onsen Sakaeya, start off your holiday break by visiting the closest destinations that are within walking distance to the property which include Shibu Oyu Foot Bath, Takayakushi Wakoan, and Shibu Onsen.

When was Shibu Onsen Sakaeya built?

Shibu Onsen Sakaeya was built in 1967.

How long do guests generally stay at Shibu Onsen Sakaeya?

Verified past guests that have stayed at Shibu Onsen Sakaeya had an average nightly stay of 1 night at this property.

At what time of the year is Shibu Onsen Sakaeya most popular?

Shibu Onsen Sakaeya's most popular month where verified guests travelers have stayed the most is in January.

In which languages can Shibu Onsen Sakaeya's personnel communicate?

Shibu Onsen Sakaeya can communicate up to 2 languages which includes English for travelers that have a preference for this language. Please refer to the "Amenities and facilities" section and in the "Languages spoken" category to find out what other languages this property supports.

What payment options are supported at Shibu Onsen Sakaeya?

Shibu Onsen Sakaeya accepts up to 5, with payment card options such as Visa, MasterCard, and American Express.

What do verified guests like most about Shibu Onsen Sakaeya?

Past guests that stayed at Shibu Onsen Sakaeya have given this property a rating of 9.658 for its excellent service as the primary highlight for their stay.

More about Shibu Onsen Sakaeya

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Experience Authentic Japanese Hospitality at Shibu Onsen Sakaeya

Nestled in the picturesque town of Shibu Onsen in Nagano, Japan, Shibu Onsen Sakaeya offers a truly authentic Japanese hospitality experience. This charming 3-star hotel, built in 1967 and renovated in 1996, boasts 26 cozy and comfortable rooms, ensuring a peaceful and relaxing stay for its guests. As you step into Shibu Onsen Sakaeya, you will be greeted by a warm and inviting atmosphere that reflects the traditional Japanese style. The hotel's check-in begins at 03:00 PM, allowing you to settle in and start your rejuvenating journey in this serene hot spring town. Whether you are traveling alone, with a loved one, or with a group of friends, the hotel's range of room options will cater to your needs and preferences. Each room at Shibu Onsen Sakaeya is thoughtfully designed with a blend of modern amenities and traditional Japanese elements. The comfortable beds and soothing ambiance ensure a restful night's sleep, while the private en-suite bathrooms provide convenience and privacy. With a total of 26 rooms, the hotel maintains an intimate and cozy atmosphere, allowing guests to unwind and escape the hustle and bustle of daily life. When it's time to bid farewell to this tranquil oasis, check-out is until 11:00 AM, giving you ample time to enjoy a leisurely breakfast or a final soak in the rejuvenating hot springs. Please note that Shibu Onsen Sakaeya has a child policy in place. While children are welcome, they may be subject to extra charges. The hotel's dedicated staff will be more than happy to assist you with any queries or concerns you may have regarding the child policy. Immerse yourself in the rich Japanese culture, unwind in the healing waters of the hot springs, and experience the warm hospitality of Shibu Onsen Sakaeya. Book your stay today and create unforgettable memories in this charming hotel in Nagano, Japan.

Unwind and Indulge: Shibu Onsen Sakaeya's Exceptional Entertainment Facilities

At Shibu Onsen Sakaeya, you can expect a delightful array of entertainment facilities that will leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. From the moment you step foot into this enchanting hotel, you'll be greeted by a charming selection of shops, a vibrant bar, and even a lively nightclub, ensuring that there is never a dull moment during your stay. After a day of exploring the stunning Nagano region, immerse yourself in pure bliss at the hotel's hot tub and sauna. Let the warm, soothing waters melt away any tension as you soak in the serene atmosphere. For those seeking a more indulgent experience, the spa offers a range of pampering treatments that will leave you feeling utterly pampered and refreshed. Before you leave, don't forget to visit the gift and souvenir shop, where you can find unique mementos to commemorate your time at Shibu Onsen Sakaeya. Whether you're looking for a traditional Japanese keepsake or a local specialty, this shop is sure to have something that captures the essence of your unforgettable stay. With such exceptional entertainment facilities, Shibu Onsen Sakaeya promises an unforgettable experience that will leave you longing to return.

Unwind and Stay Active with Shibu Onsen Sakaeya's Sports Facilities

At Shibu Onsen Sakaeya, guests can enjoy a range of sports facilities that cater to both relaxation and adventure. For golf enthusiasts, the hotel offers a pristine golf course right on-site, allowing guests to perfect their swing while surrounded by breathtaking mountain views. Whether you are a seasoned golfer or a beginner, this well-maintained course provides the perfect setting for a leisurely round of golf. If fishing is more your style, Shibu Onsen Sakaeya has you covered. Located near picturesque rivers and streams, this hotel offers excellent fishing opportunities for both beginners and experienced anglers. Spend a peaceful day casting your line and reeling in some of the local trout, and immerse yourself in the tranquility of the surrounding natural beauty. For those seeking some winter excitement, Shibu Onsen Sakaeya is also conveniently located near ski resorts. Strap on your skis or snowboard and hit the slopes for an exhilarating day of winter sports. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, the nearby ski resorts offer a variety of slopes to suit all skill levels. After an action-packed day on the slopes, return to the hotel and relax in the soothing hot springs to rejuvenate your tired muscles. With its impressive range of sports facilities, Shibu Onsen Sakaeya ensures that guests can stay active and make the most of their stay in Nagano, Japan.

Convenience Facilities at Shibu Onsen Sakaeya: Enhancing Your Stay in Nagano

At Shibu Onsen Sakaeya, we prioritize your comfort and convenience during your stay in Nagano. Our hotel offers a wide range of convenience facilities to ensure that your needs are met and that you have a seamless and enjoyable experience. For guests who require laundry services, our hotel provides a convenient laundry service that takes care of your clothes, allowing you to travel light and worry-free. Additionally, our dedicated room service is available to cater to your every need, offering a delectable selection of dishes delivered right to your doorstep. To ensure the safety of your valuables, we offer safety deposit boxes where you can securely store your belongings. Our knowledgeable concierge is also on hand to assist you with any queries or requests you may have, providing personalized recommendations and ensuring that your stay is tailored to your preferences. Stay connected with our complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas, allowing you to easily stay in touch with loved ones or catch up on work. For guests who prefer a designated smoking area, we have a dedicated space where you can enjoy your cigarette without inconveniencing others. In addition to our public Wi-Fi, all rooms at Shibu Onsen Sakaeya are equipped with free Wi-Fi, allowing you to stay connected and browse the internet from the comfort of your own room. Our dry cleaning service and luggage storage facilities are also available for your convenience. For those in need of a quick refreshment or snack, our vending machines are stocked with a variety of beverages and snacks. And to ensure that your room is always clean and tidy, our dedicated staff provides daily housekeeping services. With these convenience facilities, Shibu Onsen Sakaeya aims to enhance your stay in Nagano, making it a truly memorable and hassle-free experience.

Convenient Transport Facilities at Shibu Onsen Sakaeya

At Shibu Onsen Sakaeya, we understand the importance of convenient transportation options for our guests. Whether you are arriving by car or prefer to use public transport, we have got you covered. For those driving to our hotel, we offer valet parking services, ensuring a hassle-free arrival and departure experience. Additionally, we have a car park onsite with ample space, allowing you to park your vehicle securely throughout your stay. What's more, our self-parking option provides you with the flexibility to come and go as you please. Best of all, our car park is free of charge, saving you the hassle of finding parking in the busy streets of Nagano. So you can focus on enjoying your stay with us without worrying about parking logistics.

Luxurious Room Facilities at Shibu Onsen Sakaeya

Indulge in a world of luxury and comfort at Shibu Onsen Sakaeya, where every detail has been carefully curated to ensure an unforgettable stay. The rooms at this exquisite hotel are equipped with a range of top-notch facilities, including air conditioning to keep you cool and comfortable throughout your visit. Slip into the cozy bathrobes provided and unwind after a long day of exploring the beautiful Nagano region. For entertainment, the rooms feature in-house movies, allowing you to enjoy a private cinema experience right in the comfort of your own space. Stay connected with the world through the television with satellite/cable TV channels, offering a wide selection of shows and movies. Additionally, a hair dryer is provided for your convenience, ensuring that you can effortlessly style your hair before heading out to explore the local attractions. To enhance your stay, each room is also equipped with a refrigerator, allowing you to keep your favorite beverages and snacks chilled. Whether you're enjoying a refreshing drink after a day of skiing or storing some local delicacies you've picked up from the nearby markets, the refrigerator is a convenient addition to your room. Experience the epitome of comfort and convenience at Shibu Onsen Sakaeya, where every aspect of your stay has been thoughtfully designed to exceed your expectations.

Indulge in a Culinary Journey at Shibu Onsen Sakaeya

At Shibu Onsen Sakaeya, dining is an experience that will delight your senses and leave you craving for more. With a range of dining facilities available, your culinary journey starts from the moment you step into this enchanting hotel. Begin your day with a refreshing cup of coffee at the cozy coffee shop, where you can savor aromatic blends and enjoy a peaceful morning. For a more substantial meal, head to the on-site restaurant, where a delectable array of traditional Japanese dishes and international cuisines await. Whether you're in the mood for sushi, tempura, or a juicy steak, the restaurant's expert chefs will ensure that each bite is a burst of flavor. If you prefer to dine in the comfort of your room, take advantage of the convenient room service option. Indulge in a private dining experience as you savor your favorite dishes, delivered right to your doorstep. For those who love to cook, the shared kitchen provides a space where you can unleash your culinary skills and prepare your own meals. And with daily housekeeping services, you can enjoy your dining experience without worrying about the cleanup.

Comfort and Variety at Shibu Onsen Sakaeya

Discover a range of inviting room options at Shibu Onsen Sakaeya in Nagano, Japan. From the cozy Japanese Twin Non-Smoking room, featuring 2 Single Beds, to the spacious Japanese Western Style Non-Smoking room, with 2 Single Beds and 24 square meters of space, there is something to suit every traveler's needs. For a traditional experience, the Japanese Western Style Room Type A offers 18 square meters of space with 2 Japanese Futons, while the Japanese-Style Room with Toilet - Non-Smoking provides 18 square meters and 5 Japanese Futons for added comfort. If you're looking for a touch of luxury, the Premium Twin Room - Non-Smoking boasts 36 square meters and 2 Single Beds. For those seeking a truly indulgent stay, the Semi Suite - Non-Smoking offers 2 Single Beds and a spacious layout. Book your preferred room type on Agoda today and enjoy the best prices and a hassle-free booking experience.

Explore the Charming Town of Yudanaka in Nagano, Japan

Nestled in the heart of the picturesque Nagano prefecture, Yudanaka is a charming town that offers a unique blend of natural beauty, rich history, and traditional Japanese culture. Known for its famous hot springs and snow monkey park, Yudanaka is a must-visit destination for nature enthusiasts and those seeking a peaceful retreat. One of the highlights of Yudanaka is the Jigokudani Monkey Park, home to the famous snow monkeys. These adorable creatures can be seen bathing in the natural hot springs, creating a truly mesmerizing sight. Visitors can take a leisurely stroll through the park and observe these playful monkeys up close in their natural habitat. Aside from the snow monkeys, Yudanaka is also renowned for its hot springs, or onsen, which are believed to have healing properties. The town is dotted with traditional ryokans and public bathhouses where visitors can soak in the rejuvenating waters and experience the authentic Japanese onsen culture. The surrounding area is also perfect for outdoor activities such as hiking, skiing, and snowboarding, making Yudanaka a year-round destination for adventure seekers. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of Yudanaka as you explore its charming streets lined with traditional wooden houses, sample local delicacies, and soak in the soothing waters of the hot springs. Whether you're seeking relaxation, cultural experiences, or outdoor adventures, Yudanaka has something for everyone to enjoy.

Traveling from the Nearest Airports to Shibu Onsen Sakaeya in Nagano, Japan

Shibu Onsen Sakaeya is a charming traditional ryokan nestled in the idyllic town of Yudanaka, Nagano, Japan. To reach this tranquil retreat from the nearest airports, there are a few convenient transportation options available. If you are flying into Tokyo, the most common route to Shibu Onsen Sakaeya is via Tokyo Narita International Airport. From Narita, you can take the Narita Express train to Tokyo Station, and then transfer to the Hokuriku Shinkansen line bound for Nagano. The journey takes approximately 2.5 hours. Once you arrive at Nagano Station, you can take a local train or bus to Yudanaka Station, which is the closest station to Shibu Onsen Sakaeya. From there, it's just a short taxi ride to the ryokan. Alternatively, if you are arriving at Tokyo Haneda International Airport, you can take a direct bus from the airport to Nagano Station. The bus ride takes around 4 hours, but it offers a convenient and scenic way to reach Shibu Onsen Sakaeya. Once you reach Nagano Station, you can follow the same route as mentioned before to get to Yudanaka Station and then take a taxi to the ryokan. Whichever airport you choose to fly into, the journey to Shibu Onsen Sakaeya will reward you with breathtaking natural beauty, soothing hot springs, and a truly authentic Japanese ryokan experience.

Discover the Rich Cultural Heritage and Relaxing Hot Springs near Shibu Onsen Sakaeya

Nestled in the heart of Nagano, Japan, Shibu Onsen Sakaeya offers a unique blend of rich cultural heritage and rejuvenating hot springs. Guests can explore the nearby landmarks and attractions, immersing themselves in the local history and natural beauty. One of the must-visit landmarks is Ponpoko no Yu, a traditional Japanese hot spring bathhouse. Step into this serene oasis and soak in the healing waters while surrounded by stunning mountain views. For those interested in learning more about the area, the Shibu Onsen Information Center is just a stone's throw away. Here, visitors can gather information about the local attractions, events, and cultural experiences. Another notable landmark is Yumiya Shrine, a sacred place that dates back to the 7th century. Take a peaceful stroll through the shrine's grounds, admiring the beautiful architecture and tranquil atmosphere. For a deeper spiritual experience, visit the Otozan Onsenji Temple, known for its ancient Buddhist rituals and serene meditation spaces. After a day of exploration, unwind at the Takayakushi Wakoan, a traditional Japanese inn offering comfortable accommodations and exquisite kaiseki meals. Indulge in the flavors of the region while enjoying the serene ambiance of this charming inn. For a unique experience, head to the Shibu Oyu Foot Bath, where you can soak your feet in the natural hot springs while taking in the picturesque surroundings. Lastly, don't miss the opportunity to visit Engi, a hidden gem in the area. This small village boasts stunning natural landscapes, including lush forests and picturesque waterfalls. Take a leisurely hike through the trails and be captivated by the beauty of nature. With its rich cultural heritage and relaxing hot springs, Shibu Onsen Sakaeya is the perfect destination for travelers seeking a blend of tranquility and adventure. Immerse yourself in the local landmarks and attractions, and create unforgettable memories in this enchanting part of Japan.

Convenient Public Transport Stations near Shibu Onsen Sakaeya

Located in the charming town of Shibu Onsen, Nagano, Shibu Onsen Sakaeya is easily accessible via several public transport stations in the vicinity. One of the closest stations is Shinano-Takehara Station, which offers convenient connections to various destinations in the region. From here, travelers can easily reach Shibu Onsen Sakaeya by taking a short taxi ride or using the local bus service. Another nearby option is Yomase Station, which provides a convenient transportation option for visitors. This station is well-connected to major cities in the region and offers easy access to Shibu Onsen Sakaeya. Travelers can take a taxi or use the local bus service to reach the hotel from Yomase Station. For those arriving by train, Yudanaka Train Station is another viable option. This station is located a short distance away from Shibu Onsen Sakaeya and offers regular train services. From Yudanaka Train Station, visitors can easily access the hotel by using the local bus service or taking a taxi. With these convenient public transport stations nearby, reaching Shibu Onsen Sakaeya is hassle-free, allowing guests to explore the beautiful surroundings of Nagano with ease.

A Culinary Adventure Awaits

Shibu Onsen Sakaeya is surrounded by a plethora of diverse dining options that will delight even the most discerning palates. Indulge in classic Japanese cuisine at Isamizushi and Isami Sushi, where you can savor the freshest sushi and sashimi made with the finest ingredients. For a taste of traditional soba noodles, head to Soba Yariya, where you can enjoy handmade noodles served in a variety of flavorful broths. If you're in the mood for something heartier, Fukutora and Kush Masa offer delectable grilled dishes and succulent meats. For a unique dining experience, visit Kitchen & Bar D-Line, where you can savor a fusion of Japanese and Western flavors in a stylish and contemporary setting. Whether you're craving local specialties or international cuisine, the surrounding restaurants near Shibu Onsen Sakaeya promise to take you on a culinary adventure you won't soon forget.

Affordable Luxury at Shibu Onsen Sakaeya

Indulge in the ultimate relaxation experience at Shibu Onsen Sakaeya without breaking the bank. With an average price of just $332 per room, this luxurious hotel offers exceptional value for money. Compared to the average price of a hotel room in Nagano, which stands at $144, Shibu Onsen Sakaeya provides an unparalleled level of comfort and service at an affordable price. At Shibu Onsen Sakaeya, guests can expect to be treated to a range of top-notch amenities and services. Each room is elegantly furnished and equipped with modern conveniences, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable stay. The hotel's attentive staff are always on hand to cater to your every need, ensuring that your stay is nothing short of extraordinary. With its prime location in Nagano, guests of Shibu Onsen Sakaeya have easy access to the city's top attractions and landmarks. Whether you're interested in exploring the breathtaking natural beauty of the surrounding area or immersing yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Nagano, this hotel serves as the perfect base for your adventures. So why settle for an average hotel room when you can experience the epitome of luxury at Shibu Onsen Sakaeya at such an affordable price?

Exceptional Service and Charming Atmosphere

Shibu Onsen Sakaeya offers an unforgettable stay with its exceptional service and charming atmosphere. The staff goes above and beyond to ensure a memorable experience, despite the language barrier. From the moment we arrived, we were greeted with warm smiles and friendly faces. The staff's attentiveness was evident as they provided us with umbrellas and towels to dry ourselves off when we left the ryokan. Their dedication to customer satisfaction is truly commendable. The ryokan itself is steeped in history and exudes a unique charm. The town of Shibu Onsen is a delight to explore, with its historic buildings and traditional bathhouses. The ryokan's Onsen experience is not to be missed, as it offers a truly relaxing and rejuvenating experience. The room exceeded our expectations, and we loved dressing in yukata to visit the bathhouses in town. Moreover, the food at Shibu Onsen Sakaeya is simply outstanding. It is undoubtedly the best we have experienced in any ryokan in Japan. Every meal was a culinary delight, showcasing the finest local ingredients and traditional Japanese flavors. Whether it was breakfast, lunch, or dinner, each dish was meticulously prepared and beautifully presented. Overall, our stay at Shibu Onsen Sakaeya was one of our best hotel experiences in Japan. The exceptional service, charming atmosphere, and unforgettable Onsen experience make it a must-visit destination. We cannot recommend this ryokan enough for those seeking an authentic and memorable Japanese getaway.

Exceptional Customer Ratings at Shibu Onsen Sakaeya

Shibu Onsen Sakaeya is a hotel that consistently receives exceptional customer ratings, making it a top choice for travelers visiting Nagano, Japan. With an impressive overall rating of 9.3, guests are guaranteed a memorable and enjoyable stay at this charming property. One of the highlights of Shibu Onsen Sakaeya is its outstanding staff performance, which has earned a remarkable rating of 9.7. The dedicated and attentive staff go above and beyond to ensure that every guest's needs are met, providing a warm and welcoming atmosphere throughout their stay. Whether it's offering recommendations for local attractions or assisting with any requests, the staff's exceptional service adds an extra layer of comfort and satisfaction to the overall experience. Furthermore, the hotel's food and dining options receive a perfect rating of 10.0, showcasing the culinary excellence that awaits guests. From traditional Japanese cuisine to international dishes, the on-site restaurant offers a diverse menu that caters to all tastes and preferences. Guests can indulge in a gastronomic journey, savoring delicious meals prepared with the finest ingredients, and experience the true essence of Japanese hospitality.

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Amenities and facilities



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Languages spoken
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Wheelchair accessible
Internet access
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Internet
  • Internet services
  • Wi-Fi in public areas
Things to do, ways to relax
  • Fishing
  • Golf course [on-site]
  • Hot tub
  • Nightclub
  • Sauna
  • Skiing
  • Spa
  • Spa/sauna
  • Steamroom
Cleanliness and safety
  • Body thermometer
  • Cashless payment service
  • Daily disinfection in all rooms
  • Daily disinfection in common areas
  • Face coverings on staff
  • First aid kit
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hot water linen and laundry washing
  • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
  • Protective screens in common areas
  • Safe dining setup
  • Sanitized kitchen and tableware items
  • Sterilizing equipment
  • Temperature check for guests and staff
Dining, drinking, and snacking
  • Bar
  • Coffee shop
  • Kitchen
  • Restaurants
  • Room service
  • Shared kitchen
  • Vending machine
Swimming & soaking
  • Hot spring bath
Services and conveniences
  • Air conditioning in public area
  • Concierge
  • Contactless check-in/out
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Gift/souvenir shop
  • Heating in public area
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Shops
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoking area
  • Xerox/fax in business center
For the kids
  • Family room
  • Kids club
  • Kids meal
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Safety/security feature
  • Smoke alarms
Getting around
  • Car park [free of charge]
  • Car park [on-site]
  • Valet parking
Available in all rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Free bottled water
  • Non-smoking

Food and dining

Breakfast options
  • Asian


2171 Hirao, Yamanouchi-machi, Shimotakai-gun, Yudanaka, Nagano, Japan, 381-0401


  • Matsumoto Airport (MMJ)
    77.9 km
  • Toyama Airport (TOY)
    111.3 km
Public transportation
  • Yudanaka Train Station
    1.7 km
  • Kamijo
    2.7 km
Hospital or clinic
  • Hokushin General Hospital
    6.0 km
Cash withdrawal
  • ATM
    210 m

What's nearby

Popular landmarks
  • Nagano Prefectural Shinano Art Museum Higashiyama Kaii Gallery
    22.9 km
  • Zenko-ji Temple
    23.2 km
  • Midori Nagano
    24.0 km
  • Sanada Treasure Museum
    28.2 km
  • Matsushiro
    28.2 km
  • Togakushi Shrine Chusha
    30.9 km
  • Togakushi Shrine Kuzuryusha
    33.1 km
  • Obasute tanada (Terraced rice fields)
    39.3 km
Nearby landmarks
  • Shibu Oyu Foot Bath
    140 m
  • Takayakushi Wakoan
    150 m
  • Shibu Onsen
    200 m
  • Shibu Onsen Information Center
    240 m
  • Engi
    240 m
  • Otozan Onsenji Temple
    410 m
  • Yumiya Shrine
    1.4 km
  • Yudanaka Train Station
    1.7 km
  • Roadside station Kitashinshu-Yamanouchi
    2.5 km
  • Kamijo
    2.7 km
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.

Property policies

Children and extra beds

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

All children are welcome.

  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Some helpful facts

  • Check-in from15:00
  • Check-in until20:00
  • Check-out from07:30
  • Check-out until10:00
  • Reception open until21:00
  • Breakfast charge (unless included in room price)2200 JPY
The property
  • Non-smoking rooms/floorsyes
  • Number of floors6
  • Number of rooms 23
  • Room voltage100
  • Year property opened1967
  • Most recent renovation1996
  • Daily parking fee0 JPY

Reviews of Shibu Onsen Sakaeya from real guests

Room comfort and quality10.0
Value for money9.2
High score for Nagano
9+ Exceptional (52)
8-9 Excellent (7)
7-8 Very Good (1)
6-7 Good (0)
<6 Below Expectation (0)
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Elena from United States
Family with teens
Japanese-Style Superior Quadruple Room
Stayed 1 night in April 2023

A true gem”

When I made the booking I had no idea we would be heading to a boutique hotel. It appears to be the best one in town. The service and entire experience are unmatched. I have a feeling that this an elevated ryokan experience, but what a treat! Make sure to book the breakfast at minimum. Unfortunately we could not do dinner, but I am sure it must have been superb. There is not much to do in town during the day, but the evening was magical with us going from onsen to onsen seemingly having the entire town to ourselves. Yukatas and geta are provided by the hotel. I recommend checking out the Monkey Park first half of the day and enjoying the onsen from then on. You will be glad you did!

Reviewed April 08, 2023
Lindsay from Canada
Stayed 3 nights in March 2023

Memorable stay in traditional ryokan”

Truly unforgettable experience in Shibu Onsen. I have been to Japan many times but my stay at Sakaeya ranks near the top. The service at this hotel is impeccable, the rooms are spectacular and the food was delicious. Surya took great care of us at breakfast and dinner each day, and made us feel special at every interaction. The traditional keiseiki dinners were delicious and beautifully presented. The onsen in the hotel was wonderful. Would recommend this Ryokan to anyone. If you are not used to Japanese food, keep an open mind and enjoy the adventure of keiseiki dining because you will never forget it.

Reviewed March 23, 2023
Pun from Hong Kong SAR, China
Stayed 1 night in February 2023

Perfect for relaxing ”

We enjoyed the stay and had a perfect relax before skiing after long flight. We highly recommend the private onsen and sauna. These are always full. Luckily, we have made early booking. Apart from these, we were greatly impressed by the decorative dinner such that we enjoyed both the food and the scene. Everything is good. Should the hotel can arrange pick-up service at station, it would be seamless perfect hospitality.

Reviewed February 21, 2023
Sean from United States
Stayed 2 nights in February 2023

Amazing Stay”

We had an amazing 2 nights here where we enjoyed the local onsens and also went skiing at Shiga Kogen. The staff was absolutely amazing and made our stay so much better, especially during dinner and breakfast services. The property's private onsens (indoor/outdoor) are stunning.

Reviewed February 28, 2023
Hui from Hong Kong SAR, China
Standard Twin Room with Tatami Area and Shared Bathroom
Stayed 1 night in December 2022

Fantastic food”

First time to stay here. Dinner is superb, even the rice is very good. Convenient to walk out and wait for bus to go up to snow monkey park. If u live here, you can also go to other onsen. But Their own onsen is better than those.

Reviewed January 07, 2023
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