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Mash Café & Bed NAGANO - Hostel
2 out of 5
1426 Minaminaganominamiishidocho, Nagano, Nagano
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $105 per night
0.19 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (37 reviews)

"Property was very bright and clean, friendly staff and there was free coffee and soft drink"…"

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2020

Mash Café & Bed NAGANO - Hostel
Toyoko Inn Nagano-eki Zenkoji-guchi
3 out of 5
1315-8, Minami-ishidou-cho, Nagano, Nagano
The price is $60 per night
0.19 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (126 reviews)

"Loved the breakfast! Love the fact that Toyoko Inn is close to the train station."…"

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2020

Toyoko Inn Nagano-eki Zenkoji-guchi
Hotel JAL City Nagano
3 out of 5
1221, Toigosho-machi, Nagano, Nagano-ken
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $61 per night
0.36 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (410 reviews)

"We stayed here for 2 nights. Room was clean and basic. Bed comfortable. Front desk need a lot of improvement. Not really helpful when we enquire on carpark. For some odd reason the internal carpark is not available for guest. We have to find outside carpark to park our car which is very inconvenient. ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2019

Hotel JAL City Nagano
Chisun Grand Nagano
3 out of 5
2-17-1 Minami Chitose, Nagano, Nagano-ken
The price is $43 per night
0.23 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (509 reviews)

"All amenities provided in rooms, lobby has coffees, teas, sweets and other amenities for free. Japanese breakfast is very good. Everything perfect with reasonable price."…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Chisun Grand Nagano
Smile Hotel Nagano
3 out of 5
1177-3 Kamichitosemachi, Nagano, Nagano
The price is $46 per night
0.36 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (60 reviews)

"It was close to train station and lots of restaurants in the area."…"

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2019

Smile Hotel Nagano
Sotetsu Fresa Inn Nagano-Zenkojiguchi (former Hotel Sunroute Nagano)
The price is $48 per night
0.12 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (432 reviews)

"Room was clean and staff very attentive"…"

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020

Sotetsu Fresa Inn Nagano-Zenkojiguchi (former Hotel Sunroute Nagano)
Hotel Kokusai 21 Nagano
3.5 out of 5
Agata 576, Nagano, Nagano-ken
The price is $77 per night
0.7 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (130 reviews)

"Really nice facility. Staff very helpful. Good breakfast. Sirens woke me up a few times during the night. Must be near an emergency services station. If you're a light sleeper you may want to bring some earplugs."…"

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

Hotel Kokusai 21 Nagano
Hotel Nagano Avenue
3 out of 5
2-8-5 Minamichitose, Nagano-shi, Nagano, Nagano-ken
The price is $50 per night
0.29 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (80 reviews)

"Absolutely Brilliant. Well located and the staff were fantastic. English was limited but they tried so hard. Very well priced"…"

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2020

Hotel Nagano Avenue
Dormy Inn Nagano Zenkounoyu Natural Hot Spring
3 out of 5
1373-1, Kitaishidocho, Minaminagano, Nagano, Nagano-ken
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $46 per night
0.12 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (162 reviews)

"They were very helpful, but sometimes a little slow when it came to english-japanese conversations. 4.5/5"…"

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2020

Dormy Inn Nagano Zenkounoyu Natural Hot Spring
Nakaoyama Onsen Shosenkaku
3 out of 5
2475 Shinonoi Komatsubara, Nagano, Nagano
The price is $124 per night
4.77 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (7 reviews)

"建物自体が古いので、カビや汚れが気になりましたが、食事や従業員の方々の優しい対応はとてもよかったです。"…"

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2019

Nakaoyama Onsen Shosenkaku
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Visiting Nagano

Visitors give high marks for the ski areas in Nagano, which is also known for its hot springs and temples. This culturally-rich city also attracts tourists with its local tours. Top sights in the city include Nagano Olympic Stadium, Zenko-ji Temple, and Nagano Prefectural Shinano Art Museum. In Nagano, there are 629 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.

Sightseeing and Staying in Nagano

Cultural venues in the city include Nagano Prefectural Shinano Art Museum, Hakuba Olympic Museum, and Nagano City Museum. Attractions like Jigokudani Monkey Park, Chibikko Ninja Village, and Yudanaka Shibu Onsen are fun for kids of all ages. The city is notable for its temples and landmarks like Zenko-ji Temple, Togakushi Shrine, and Happo Information Center.

In Nagano, you'll be able to select from 629 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have a variety of choices for your holiday getaway. Here are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Wafu No Yado MASUYA - With a stay at this 3-star ryokan, guests can enjoy access to free parking and a bar, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its convenient parking and comfortable beds.
  • Shibu Hotel - Our customers like the breakfast and helpful staff at this ryokan. With a stay at this 4-star ryokan, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and a spa tub, along with free WiFi.
  • K's House Hakuba Alps - Hostel - This 2-star hostel features free parking, a bar, and free train station pick-up. Expedia customers like its quiet location and room size.

Other favorite sights in Nagano include Nagano Olympic Stadium, M-Wave Olympic Memorial Arena, and Tsugaike Ski Resort. Outside the city, popular places to visit include Nagano Prefectural Museum of History, located 5.5 mi (8.9 km) from the heart of the city, and Ueda Castle, which is 16 mi (25.8 km) away.

Getting Around Nagano

With so many transportation options, seeing all of Nagano is simple. Walk to nearby metro stations like Shinonoi Station, Nagano Station, and Kaesa Station. If you want to venture outside of the area, hop on a train at Iiyama Station.

Dressing for Nagano

  • 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
  • Average annual rainfall for Nagano is 44.68 inches
  • 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 to stay in Nagano?
Hotel La Neige Higashi-kan is a favorite with Expedia customers. This 5-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. It is located a short 1-minute walk from Hakuba Valley Ski Area. Traveler reviews also recommend Ryokan Suminoyu and Nagano Tokyu REI Hotel as top choices for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Nagano, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel bookings are fully refundable as long as you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view top deals in Nagano.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Nagano?
For more information about changing or cancelling your trip to Nagano, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Nagano?
Based on reviews, Hotel JAL City Nagano is a popular 3-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and 2 restaurants. Other options for your budget-friendly stay include Hotel Tsubakino and Sotetsu Fresa Inn Nagano-Higashiguchi.
Where is the best place to stay in Shiga Highlands?
With 36 hotels and other accommodations to choose from in this neighborhood, you should find the perfect place for your trip. Based on our traveler data, Shiga Kogen Prince Hotel is one of the top choices for your stay in Shiga Highlands. This 3-star hotel offers 5 restaurants and free parking. It is located a short 1-minute walk from Shiga Kogen Ski Area. Other good options for your stay in the area include Hotel Shirakabaso Shiga Kogen and Shigakogen Hotel Ichibokaku.
What's the best place to stay for a family vacation in Nagano?
Nozawa Onsen Utopia is a ryokan with a restaurant and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good choices for your family trip include Yudanaka Seifuso and Shimaya. Attractions like Jigokudani Monkey Park and Chibikko Ninja Village are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a couple going to Nagano?
Nozawaonsen Azegamikan is a favorite ryokan for couples, and features flat-screen TVs and free WiFi. Another good option for your romantic getaway is Charade Inn Shiga.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Nagano?
Hotel Chene Kijimadaira is a top dog-friendly hotel, and offers a restaurant along with TVs for its human guests. Yudanaka Ryokan Hakura is another good option if you’re bringing your pet along.
Where is the best hotel to stay near Nozawa Onsen Snow Resort?
Adjacent to Nozawa Onsen Snow Resort, Ryokan Kawahiro is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this ryokan offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good choices within a short distance include Wafu Pension MIYAZAWA and Nozawa Dream.
What about the best place to stay near Shiga Kogen Ski Area?
One of the top choices for your stay is HOTEL Shiga Sunvalley, located next to Shiga Kogen Ski Area, and this 3-star hotel offers a restaurant and free parking. Villa Alpen and SHIGANOYU HOTEL are other good choices nearby.
What's the best luxury place to stay in Nagano?
Hotel La Neige Higashi-kan is a 5-star hotel with a restaurant and spa services, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for an elegant place to stay. Another upscale option for your trip is Aburaya Tosen.
What's the best boutique accommodation in Nagano?
Hotel La Neige Higashi-kan is a favorite 5-star hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring a restaurant and a bar.

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