Accommodation by Taisho Pond,
an entrance to Kamikochi

Tranquil accommodations by Taisho Pond

Located right in front of the bus stop
and in a good location:
a 60 minute walk or 10 minute by bus to Kappa Bridge,
convenient for strolling in Kamikochi.
Your luggage will be stored at hotel even before check-in.
The beauty of the starry night
from the hotel is outstanding in Kamikochi.

Tranquil accommodations by Taisho Pond

Tranquil accommodations by Taisho Pond

Welcome to Taisyoike Hotel

Nagano Kamikoshi

Located right in front of the bus stop and in a good location: a 60 minute walk or 10 minute by bus to Kappa Bridge, convenient for strolling in Kamikochi.
Pass through the Kama tunnel to be welcomed by the breathtaking scenery, then proceed to the shore of Taisho Pond to find the hotel. Please feel free to contact us if you are not sure how to get to the hotel.

The specular reflection of Taisho Pond

A starry sky in a darker surrounding

HOTEL’S APPEAL

In the daytime, the specular reflection of Taisho Pond and the great nature of Kamikochi. At night, a starry sky in a darker surrounding. You can enjoy the magnificent scenery from inside and outside the hotel. In the right conditions, the night sky may be reflected on the surface of the Pond.

GUEST ROOMS

Four types of guest rooms available at this hotel surrounded by the rich nature of Kamikochi.
Air conditioning and wireless Wi-Fi available throughout the hotel and a few rooms with the view of Taisho Pond and Mt.Yakedake. Western-style rooms facing Taisho Pond have been renovated in March 2019.

※Non-smoking in all of the guest rooms

  • Deluxe Room Deluxe Room

  • Superior Twin Room Superior Twin Room

  • Standard Twin Room Standard Twin Room

  • Japanese Room Japanese Room

  • Deluxe Room

    Renovated in March 2019

    Deluxe Room

    The widest room of the hotel, on the 3rd floor facing Taisho Pond. It can accommodate 2 to 5 people.

    View Taisho Pond side
    Capacity 2~5 people
    Space 46㎡
    Facility With bath and toilet / refrigerator (empty)
    Remarks Extra beds will be provided for 4th guest and more.

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  • Superior Twin Room

    Renovated in March 2019

    Superior Twin Room

    Renovated in March 2019! Rooms also on the 3rd floor facing Taisho Pond. It can accommodate up to 3 people.

    View Taisho Pond side
    Capacity 1~3 people
    Space 23㎡
    Facility With bath and toilet / refrigerator (empty)
    Remarks Extra beds will be provided for 3rd guest and more

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  • Standard Twin Room

    Standard Twin Room

    Rooms are either on the Taisho Pond side or the mountain side (room category unselectable * mountain side【3rd floor】) The picture is one example of the room on the Taisho Pond side.

    View 1st floor:Taisho Pond side / 3rd floor:Mountain side (Road side)
    Capacity 1~3 people
    Space 23㎡
    Facility With bath and toilet / refrigerator (empty)
    Remarks Extra beds will be provided for 3rd guest and more

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  • Japanese Room

    Japanese Room

    Rooms on the 1st floor, on the Taisho Pond side. You can loosen your body and feel relaxed in the tatami room.

    View Taisho Pond side
    Capacity 1~4 people
    Space 8 tatami mats
    Facility With bath and toilet / refrigerator (empty)
    Remarks Please note that 8 tatami mats are relatively small and it may feel very tight with 4 people.

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Amenities & Rooms Facilities

Amenities

  • towel
  • bath towel
  • toothbrush
  • soap
  • body shampoo
  • hair shampoo
  • yukata cloth
  • razor
  • comb
  • hair dryer
  • hair cap

※Please contact us if there are any other questions/problems

Rooms Facilities

  • Wireless LAN available in all rooms Wireless LAN available in all rooms
  • Bath and toilet in all rooms Bath and toilet
    in all rooms
  • Refrigerator (empty) in all rooms Refrigerator (empty) in all rooms
  • Air conditioning available in all rooms Air conditioning available in all rooms

Information

  • Check in / 15:00 Check out / 10:00 Check in / 15:00
    Check out / 10:00
  • Credit cards accepted Credit cards accepted
    VISA / MASTER / others
  • Non-smoking in all of the guest rooms Non-smoking in all of the guest rooms

CUISINE

Restaurant "Lake View", where you can observe Taisho Pond and Mt.Yakedake at your leisure while having a meal. In the daytime, walk-in guests can also use it as a general cafeteria. It offers light meals such as noodles, various drinks and cakes and a lunch menu including set meals and Taisyoike Hotel specialty Hayashi rice. There is also a pre-reserved menu for group customers so please contact us from the designated form if you wish. Menus for groups are lunch only.

Opening hours 【Walk-in guests】 7:00~16:00 (Last order 15:30)
【Staying guests】 18:00~ (Dinner)
Number of seats 70 seats
Remarks ※Please contact us in advance if you have any food restrictions or allergies.
※Menus for groups are lunch only.
Contact Inquiry via form

Dinner

Dinner

Breakfast

Breakfast

Individual

Individual

Group

Group

FACILITIES

Restaurant and communal bathrooms renovated in March 2019!
Taisyoike Hotel, with its big feature of being surrounded by rich nature, strives to be a facility where guests can spend their leisure time away from the hustling and bustling of everyday life.

  • Front
  • Lobby
  • Bath
  • Restaurant
  • Shop
  • Laundry
  • Elevator
For wheelchair users Please note that since there is a step at the entrances to the bathroom and the toilet in the room, you are required to step over it. There are 6 to 7 stairs at the entrance of both male and female bathrooms. There are no steps in the restaurant.
About the shops 【Opening hours】
7:00~19:30 (Closing time varies by season)
【Payment】
Only cash accepted (no credit cards accepted)

Front

Front

Lobby

Lobby

Bath

Bath

Restaurant

Restaurant

Shop

Shop<

SIGHTSEEING

Information about the tourist spots and nature tours around Taisho Pond.

  • Nearby tourist spots

  • Tour guide

  • Taisho Pond

    Taisho Pond

    Taisho Pond reflects a magnificent view of Mt. Hodaka on the beautiful water surface like a mirror. The deadly trees look visionary and draw much media attention as one of the representative landscapes of Kamikochi.

    Zero-minute walk from the hotel

    Tashiro Pond

    Tashiro Pond

    In the primeval forest, a shallow pond in the marshland spreads over a meadow. There are several islands in the pond and the views are as bright and calm as paddy fields.

    Thirteen-minute walk from the hotel

    Kappa Bridge

    Kappa Bridge

    Kappa Bridge is about Kamikochi and vice versa. Kappa Bridge is located in central Kamikochi and regarded as a symbol of the area, and is a five-minute walk from Kamikochi Bus Terminal.

    Forty-minute walk from the hotel

  • Stargazing activity

    Stargazing activity

    Since Kamikochi is a national park, there are no street lamps. When it gets dark, there will be no light around Taisyo Pond except for the hotel. On a clear day there is the starry sky all around above you.

    Held: May, June, September

    Starry sky tour with a Vixen starry sky guide

    Starry sky tour with a Vixen starry sky guide

    Would you like to take photos of the starry sky? The “Starry sky photo challenge” will be held. Why not try to take photos while enjoying stargazing?

    Held: July, September

    Taisho Pond Eco tour organized by Yamatami

    Taisho Pond Eco tour organized by Yamatami

    A nature guide will take you to Kappa Bridge from Taisho Pond. Please consider exploring this new discovery when you get off the bus at the Taisho Pond Bus Stop.

    Held: May – October (Hold one day each in every two months)

ACCESS

Facility Information

Taisyoike Hotel, Kamikochi
Kamikochi Matsumoto Nagano,
390-1516, JAPAN
TEL: +81-263-95-2301
(+81-263-33-7400 in winter season)

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atention
Please note that private and rental cars are prohibited from entering in Kamikochi according to local regulations.
atention
All of the roads in Kamikochi are closed during the nighttime. Please make sure to arrive in Kamikochi by 5 p.m. at the latest.
If you are coming by private car

 If you are coming by private car

From Tokyo to Kamikochi approx. 4 hr. 20 min.

  • Chop Expwy and Nagano Expwy approx. 3 hr.
  • Matsumoto I.C.
  • Rte. 158 approx. 50 min.
  • Sawando car park
  • Bus: approx. 30 min.

Kamikochi Taisyoike Hotel

※Taisyo hotel is a short distance from the Taisyoike Bus Stop.

From Tokyo to Kamikochi approx. 4hr. 30 min.

  • Joshin'etsu Expwy approx. 2 hr. 30 min.
  • Nagano City
  • Nagano Expwy approx. 40 min.
  • Matsumoto I.C.
  • Rte. 158 approx. 50 min.
  • Sawando car park
  • Bus: approx. 30 min.

Kamikochi Taisyoike Hotel

※Taisyo hotel is a short distance from the Taisyoike Bus Stop.

From Nagoya to Kamikochi approx. 3 hr. 20 min.

  • Chuo Expwy and Nagno Expwy approx. 2 hr.
  • Matsumoto I.C.
  • Rte. 158 approx. 50 min.
  • Sawando car park
  • Bus: approx. 30 min.

Kamikochi Taisyoike Hotel

※Taisyo hotel is a short distance from the Taisyoike Bus Stop.

From Takayama to Kamikoshi approx. 1 hr. 20 min.

  • Rte. 158 approx. 50 min.
  • Hirayu car park
  • Bus: approx. 30 min.

Kamikochi Taisyoike Hotel

※Taisyo hotel is a short distance from the Taisyoike Bus Stop.

atention

  • Private and rental cars are prohibited from entering in Kamikochi throughout the year. Please use the bus or a taxi from Sawando parking lot or Hirayu parking lot.
  • Parking fee for the Sawando and Hirayu parking lot is 600 yen per day.
  • The last bus from the parking lots departs around 5:00 p.m.
  • The bus for Kamikochi from Sawando or Hirayu parking lots departs about every 20~30 minutes. The roundtrip ticket is 2,000 yen per person.
If you are coming by rail

If you are coming by rail

Matsumoto Sta. approx. 1 hr. 30 min.

  • Matsumoto Dentetsu Railways' Kamikochi Line: approx. 30 min.
  • Shin-shimashima Sta.
  • Bus: approx. 30 min.

Kamikochi Taisyoike Hotel

※Taisyo hotel is a short distance from the Taisyoike Bus Stop.

Takayama Sta. approx. 1 hr. 30 min.

  • Bus: approx. 60 min.
  • Hirayu Bus Terminal
  • Bus: approx. 30 min.

Kamikochi Taisyoike Hotel

※Taisyo hotel is a short distance from the Taisyoike Bus Stop.

atention

  • A train runs between Matsumoto station to Shin-Shimashima station. You are required to take a bus from Shin-Shimashima station.
  • The last bus for Kamikochi from Shin-Shimashima station departs around at 4:45 p.m so please depart from Matsumoto station by 4:00 p.m.
Points to keep in mind when using a bus

About boarding at the Taisyoike Bus Stop

About Kamikochi Bus Terminal
You can take a bus any time you like.
A bus departs every 20 minutes during the day.
About going to Sawando parking lot / Hirayu hot spring
You can take a bus almost any time in the morning (there is no fixed time table but it runs about every 30 minutes).
However, during busy periods such as "Golden Week" and the summer holiday, it will be difficult to board at from Taisyoike Bus Stop around after noon, so that it is highly recommended to get on the bus from Kamikochi Bus Terminal, the starting bus stop.
About the bus from Kamikochi Bus Terminal bound for Shin-Shimashima station
It is not difficult to take early buses around 8 a.m. but please take a bus from the starting bus stop Kamikochi Bus Terminal if you wish to board after 9 a.m. You can take a bus throughout the day during less busy periods.

About numbered tickets

About numbered tickets
Numbered tickets are required for "Shin Shimashima" and "Shirahone hot spring / Norikura highlands"-bound lines.
They are not required for “Sawando Parking Lot” and “Hirayu Onsen”-bound lines.
About the fixed time on numbered tickets
Numbered tickets are to fix the boarding time, not to reserve seats.
They start checking your tickets 10 minutes prior to the departure time and you will be required to board in the order of the number displayed on the tickets.
In the case of no-show or boarding on the route, the numbered ticket will become invalid, so please be sure to board from the Kamikochi Bus Terminal.
About the sales of numbered tickets
Numbered tickets are issued one day prior to useat the Kamikochi Bus Terminal ticket booth.

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