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The Prince Villa Karuizawa
4 out of 5
Karuizawa, Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun, Karuizawa, Nagano-ken
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0.37 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)
Our family winter holiday

"Fabulous villa with fire place. Beautiful and scenic hotel. We had a great time playing in the snow. The lounge provided quality food and drinks. If there is more varieties, it will be even better."…"

Reviewed on Dec 26, 2018

The Prince Villa Karuizawa
Yutorelo Karuizawa Hotel
3 out of 5
1276 Nagakura, Kitasaku District, Karuizawa, Nagano
The price is $110 per night from Jan 29 to Jan 30
3.16 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (41 reviews)
Nice hotel, very comfortable

"A small traditional hotel located just few kilometers away from Karuizawa station, outlet mall and ski arena. Both Japanese Tatami and regular beds available. Rooms are very comfortable with very relaxed atmosphere once you enter the hotel. Surely will come back at this reasonable price."…"

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2020

Yutorelo Karuizawa Hotel
Bellscabin Cafe & Guesthouse
2.5 out of 5
2348-12 Nagakura, Karuizawa, Nagano
The price is $73 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
2 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (100 reviews)
Comfort and serenity

"Beautiful refreshing stay in the fresh mountain air. The house is perfect; equipped with everything any guest could need along with a gracious host. Would definitely stay again!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2019

Bellscabin Cafe & Guesthouse
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Hotel WELLIES
3 out of 5
Nagakura 2350-160, Karuizawa, Nagano
The price is $127 per night from Feb 18 to Feb 19
2.06 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (148 reviews)

"Chris, the owner was awesome. We were birdwatching and he took us out in his own car to areas he knew about that he didn't. Super nice person. Breakfast was also great and he made a special additional order of scrambled eggs for my son. He definitely went the extra mile - literally!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020

Hotel WELLIES
Karuizawa Sunny Village
2.5 out of 5
1068 Minamigaoka, Karuizawa, Nagano
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The price is $135 per night from Jan 29 to Jan 30
0.63 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (53 reviews)

"素晴らしかったです!!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2020

Karuizawa Sunny Village
Kyu Karuizawa Hotel Otowa No Mori
3.5 out of 5
1323-980 Karuizawa, Karuizawa, Nagano
The price is $135 per night from Jan 28 to Jan 29
0.59 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (228 reviews)
中庭もいい感じ

"軽井沢情緒あふれるレトロなホテル、おもてなしも最高でした!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2020

Kyu Karuizawa Hotel Otowa No Mori
HOSHINOYA Karuizawa
5 out of 5
Hoshino, Karuizawa, Nagano
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2.62 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (97 reviews)

"Very nice hotel with excellent food. The room is clean and with good view."…"

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

HOSHINOYA Karuizawa
Le Chien Kyuu Karuizawa
3.5 out of 5
1323-111 Ooaza, Karuizawa, Nagano
The price is $193 per night from Feb 22 to Feb 23
0.6 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (27 reviews)

"とても素敵なスタッフさんで大満足!"…"

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2020

Le Chien Kyuu Karuizawa
Minn Karuizawa
2.5 out of 5
735 Shiozawa Nagakura, Kitasaku-gun, Karuizawa, Nagano
The price is $56 per night from Feb 4 to Feb 5
1.97 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (24 reviews)

"The property was not manned and on the day we checked in the Ipad wasn’t working however by email it was all done easily. The management was super helpful about arranging a taxi to the nakasendo for the following day. The property is a bit out of the town near very pretty wooded areas and surprisingly ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2019

Minn Karuizawa
Hotel Rosso Karuizawa
3 out of 5
154-2 Karuizawa-higashi, Karuizawa, Nagano
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The price is $104 per night from Feb 2 to Feb 3
0.16 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (326 reviews)

"Close to Karuizawa station and next to Lawson, it was very convenient. Spacious room and its reasonable pricing were very attractive."…"

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2020

Hotel Rosso Karuizawa
Chisun Inn Karuizawa
3 out of 5
6-47, Nagakura,Karuizawamachi, Kitasaku-gun, Karuizawa, Nagano-ken
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The price is $66 per night from Jan 28 to Jan 29
1.28 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (540 reviews)
Superb stay, innovative customer service.

"Hotel size was acceptable. More than enough to fit 3 people. The staff was extremely friendly, a new innovating customer service, easy access to nearby ski resort if you’re driving. Breakfast was provided and the overall stay was perfect."…"

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2020

Chisun Inn Karuizawa
Karuizawa Prince Hotel West
4 out of 5
Karuizawa, Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun, Karuizawa, Nagano-ken
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The price is $130 per night from Feb 9 to Feb 10
0.53 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (1,003 reviews)

"It was good experience. Staff was friendly and professional."…"

Reviewed on Dec 26, 2020

Karuizawa Prince Hotel West
Hotel Karuizawa Cross
3 out of 5
601-1 Karuizawa, Karuizawa, Nagano
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The price is $104 per night from Feb 2 to Feb 3
1.08 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (40 reviews)

"The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable about the area. The hotel and town were a great place to relax."…"

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2021

Hotel Karuizawa Cross
Hotel Marroad Karuizawa
3.5 out of 5
1178 Karuizawa, Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun, Karuizawa, Nagano-ken
The price is $114 per night from Jan 29 to Jan 30
0.43 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (54 reviews)
Beautiful hotel

"Beautiful hotel! We visited over the Christmas holiday and had a wonderful experience. The hotel staff were fantastic! Although there was a language barrier, everyone was friendly and really made an effort to make sure our needs were met. The hotel isn’t in the best location but you can easily walk ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 26, 2019

Hotel Marroad Karuizawa
Karuizawa Prince Hotel East
4 out of 5
Karuizawa-machi,Kitasaku-gun, Karuizawa, Nagano-ken
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The price is $236 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
0.4 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (373 reviews)
Karuizawa princely stay

"Hotel was near train station with bus service provided. The cottage we stayed is very near the ski slope and karuizawa shopping outlet with tons of shops. Karuizawa old Ginza street is just further away. The cottage was clean, spacious and amenities all provided. As we were only staying 2 nights, ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2019

Karuizawa Prince Hotel East
Karuizawa Hotel Longinghouse
3.5 out of 5
Izuminosato, Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun, Karuizawa, Nagano
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The price is $154 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
1.11 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (36 reviews)

"Tudor style property. Nice and clean but beds need to be changed and generally hotel needs a sprucing up"…"

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

Karuizawa Hotel Longinghouse
APA Hotel Karuizawa-Ekimae Karuizawaso
3 out of 5
1178-1135 Kitasaku-gun, Karuizawa, Nagano-ken
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The price is $71 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
0.23 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (1,002 reviews)

"Convenience as location is very near to station and ski resort."…"

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2021

APA Hotel Karuizawa-Ekimae Karuizawaso
Kyu Karuizawa Hotel Shinonome
3 out of 5
1278-16 Karuizawa, Kitasaku-gun, Karuizawa, Nagano
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The price is $101 per night from Feb 2 to Feb 3
0.4 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (16 reviews)

"全部よかった。料理が特に"…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Kyu Karuizawa Hotel Shinonome
Hotel Cypress Karuizawa
3.5 out of 5
Karuizawahigashi 287-1, Karuizawa, Nagano
The price is $215 per night from Feb 18 to Feb 19
0.45 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (335 reviews)

"the staff at reception desk were helpful, and the dinner tasted great with very good service."…"

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2020

Hotel Cypress Karuizawa
Le Grand Kyu Karuizawa
3.5 out of 5
469-4 Ojikaruizawa, Kitasaku-gun, Karuizawa, Nagano
The price is $242 per night from Feb 2 to Feb 3
0.62 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (246 reviews)

"The room quiet Big and comfortable, feel good services and nice environment. I will be back if visit Tokyu next time."…"

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2019

Le Grand Kyu Karuizawa
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Visiting Karuizawa

Visitors to Karuizawa are sure to enjoy the ski areas and shopping. Tourists can also enjoy the city's museums, golf courses, and monuments. Top sights in the city include Mount Asama, Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza, and Saku Ski Garden Parada. In Karuizawa, there are 97 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.

Sightseeing and Staying in Karuizawa

Cultural venues in the city include Hiroshi Senju Museum, Karuizawa Ohga Hall, and Karuizawa New Art Museum. Attractions like Kirizumi Onsen and Kamisuwa Onsen are fun for everyone, not just kids. The city is notable for landmarks like Karuizawa Church, Karuizawa Stone Church, and St. Paul's Catholic Church Karuizawa.

In Karuizawa, you'll be able to select from 97 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have ample places to choose from for a perfect holiday retreat. Below are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Kyukaruizawa Kikyo, Curio Collection by Hilton - This 4.5-star hotel in Kyukaruizawa features a restaurant, free WiFi, and free valet parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its dining options and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Hotel WELLIES - Our customers like the breakfast and helpful staff at this hotel. With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and free parking, along with free WiFi.
  • HOSHINOYA Karuizawa - With a stay at this 5-star lodge, guests can enjoy access to a full-service spa and a restaurant, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its helpful staff.

Other favorite sights in Karuizawa include Mount Asama, Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza, and Saku Ski Garden Parada. Outside the city, popular places to visit include Kusatsu Onsen, located 19.3 mi (31 km) from the city center, and Kusatsu Hot Springs, which is 19.4 mi (31.2 km) away.

Getting Around Karuizawa

To explore the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Karuizawa Station or Sakudaira Station. Karuizawa may not have many public transit options so consider renting a car to explore more.

Dressing for Karuizawa

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 55°F and the nighttime average to be 22°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 81°F during the day and 34°F at night
  • July through September averages 87°F during the day and 55°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 72°F during the day and 25°F at night
  • Karuizawa gets about 44.68 inches of rain per year
  • Hottest months are usually August and July with an average temperature of 84°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 24°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Karuizawa?
Hotel Karuizawa Cross is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3-star hotel offers 2 restaurants and free WiFi. Other top choices based on traveler reviews include Hotel WELLIES and Le Grand Kyu Karuizawa.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Karuizawa, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you may still be able to cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Enter dates in and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best options available in Karuizawa.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Karuizawa?
For more information about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to Karuizawa, click here.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Karuizawa?
Based on reviews, APA Hotel Karuizawa-Ekimae Karuizawaso is a popular 3-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking.
Where is the best place to stay in Kyukaruizawa?
You’ll find 13 hotels and other accommodations in this neighborhood to choose from for your stay. Based on Expedia customer reviews, Kyukaruizawa Kikyo, Curio Collection by Hilton is the highest ranked property in Kyukaruizawa. This 4.5-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Other favorite options in the area include Le Grand Kyu Karuizawa and Kyu Karuizawa Hotel Otowa No Mori.
What's a favorite place to stay in Iwamurada?
Saku Hotel Onsen is a top choice for staying in Iwamurada.
What's the best place to stay for a family trip to Karuizawa?
Karuizawa Prince Hotel West is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features 3 restaurants and laundry facilities. Other options to stay with the kids include APA Hotel Karuizawa-Ekimae Karuizawaso and Yutorelo Karuizawa Hotel. Attractions like Yukawa Furusato Park and Karuizawa Wild Bird Sanctuary are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic getaway to Karuizawa?
HOSHINOYA Karuizawa is a favorite 5-star lodge for couples, and features premium bedding and a full-service spa. Other good choices for a stay with your sweetheart include Karuizawa Prince Hotel West and The Prince Villa Karuizawa.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Karuizawa?
Shiozawa Sanso - Hostel is a top property for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and a fitness center for its human guests. Other good choices to stay with your pet include Hotel Soyokaze and Karuizawa Marriott Hotel.
Where is the best place to stay close to Karuizawa Prince Hotel Ski Resort?
Adjacent to Karuizawa Prince Hotel Ski Resort, Karuizawa Prince Hotel East is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star resort offers 2 restaurants and free WiFi. Other good options close by include Karuizawa Prince Hotel West and APA Hotel Karuizawa-Ekimae Karuizawaso.
What about the best place to stay near Saku Ski Garden Parada?
One of the top choices for your stay is Toyoko Inn Sakudaira-eki Asama-guchi, located 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Saku Ski Garden Parada, and this 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Saku Hotel Onsen and Hotel Golden Century are two other good options within 5 miles.
What are some hotels with pools in Karuizawa?
Livemax Resort Karuizawa Forest is a popular 3.5-star hotel featuring a seasonal outdoor pool, free breakfast, and a restaurant.

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