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たてしな藍 Tateshina Ai

Tateshina Ai / Nagano Tateshina・Lake・Shirakaba・Kurumayama・Lake・Megami・Himekidaira 194


In the west side of Yatsugatake mountains there is a Tateshina plateau where many tourists visit throughout the year.
Tateshina Ai is waiting for you calmly in that plateau.

The buiding is a Kyoto design (Sukiya) and rooms are spacious.
The spaciousness blurs boundary between internal and external space in this building infused with the spirit of Japanese architecture.

The concept of "homemade kaiseki banquets" began when the inn opened and is carried on today under the name "Yamami cuisine".
The specialty of this cuisine is in the delicate tastes from vegetables and fish.

The hot spring is very gentle so you will be relaxed as never before.
In addition there is also a workshop in the elegant art of indigo dying.
You will enjoy the contrast of green of the woods and indigo blue.

We invite you to spend a happy time in the this quiet hidden inn on the plateau 1150m in elevation.      
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Accommodations that represent their respective prefectures and that are worth visiting when you are in the area.

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Other Facilities4.2/5

Mr./Ms. B.C(56)

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Japanese room style room-Type B

We had a pleasant stay because of the good service and hospitality by one of your staffs who helped me patiently recover... Read more We had a pleasant stay because of the good service and hospitality by one of your staffs who helped me patiently recover a lost necklace. Also live your take away breakfast Bento box too, thank you !

We had a pleasant stay because of the good service and hospitality by one of your staffs who helped me patiently recover a lost necklace. Also live your take away breakfast Bento box too, thank you !

Mr./Ms. H.I(68)

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Random room with open-air bath

部屋は一番良い部屋にして頂きまして有難うございました。思っていたより広くてゆっくりと過ごせました。また、三種類のお風呂を堪能させて頂き満足です。おまかせコースを選んで良かったと思います。 夕食も満足な内容でしたが2時間15分と長く、待ち時... Read more 部屋は一番良い部屋にして頂きまして有難うございました。思っていたより広くてゆっくりと過ごせました。また、三種類のお風呂を堪能させて頂き満足です。おまかせコースを選んで良かったと思います。 夕食も満足な内容でしたが2時間15分と長く、待ち時間で少し疲れました。もう少し時間的に詰めて頂いた方が良かったと思います。 また泊まりたいと思います。

Thank you for making the room the best room. I was able to spend a lot more slowly than I expected. Also, I am satisfied that I enjoyed three kinds of baths. I'm glad I chose the Omakase Course. Dinner was satisfying, but it was 2 hours and 15 minutes long and I was a little tired from waiting. I think it would have been better to have it packed in time. I would like to stay again.

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Mr./Ms. M.S(73)

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Standard Japanese Room-Type NC

 二日間大変お世話になりました。紅葉の頃いきたいなー。 スタッフの対応に感謝しました。貸切風呂はとてもよかった。  お花ありがとうございました。     M.S

Thank you very much for two days. I want to go around when the autumn leaves. Thank you for the staff. The private bath was very good. Thank you for the flowers. MS

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Tateshina Ai


5522 Kitayama‎ Chino-shi, Nagano-ken, Japan [View map]

check-in / check-out time

15:00 / 10:30

CI/CO time may be different depending on plan.

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Number of guest rooms

17 room(s)


Please contact the hotels/ryokans directly for more details.
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Tateshina hot spring is our pride, with its waters gentle on the skin.

・Public baths (rock / cypress)
Public baths are available both indoors and outdoors. There are 2 types: made out of rock or cypress.

・Private bath: Noasobi-Teien Bath (Yamataka Bath / Mizunaga Bath)
Relux members have the privilege of using these private open-air baths for free. (Use for 45min, please make your request at the front desk at checkin.)
Just as the name Noasobi-Teien (field-playing garden), this is a bath where you can enjoy a view of waterfalls and gardens. The nature of Tateshina available just for you.
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Other facility information

We have an indigo dying workshop (atelier). The indigo dye is deep, elegant, and simple. How about taking this memory of your journey. If interested please do not hesitate to ask.
*Time varies depending on item being dyed but the workshop will take approx. 2hr. (Reservations necessary)
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-Dinner alone may be served in your room.
-Guest rooms are equipped with ethernet cables; the lobby is equipped with WiFi.
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・This plan is not available for bookings of 2 nights or more. Please make your reservation for 1 night.
・This plan's fees do not include bathing tax (150 yen)
・As we are unable to prepare dinner for late arrivals, we request that guests arrive by 7:30pm.
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  • Bath tax
  • Children allowed
  • Room service
  • Transportation service
  • Parking area
  • Hot spring
  • Fresh hot spring
  • Room with outdoor spa
  • Public spa
  • Private spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Esthe/Spa facility
  • Fitness facility
  • Barrier free
  • 5 min walk from station
  • Pets allowed
  • Breakfast in room
  • Dinner in room
  • Open air bath
  • Night view
  • Ocean view
  • Cottage
  • Coupon

The accommodation features are general descriptions of the facility. The amenities and breadth of service will differ between each accommodation. For details, please confirm directly with the accommodation.


Access by public transportation.

From TOKYO (approx. 3hr)
Shinjuku Station -> Chino Station (JR Chuo East Line Express) -> Merchen Highway Bus (approx. 30min) -> Takimihira bus stop

From NAGOYA (approx. 3.5hr)
Nagoya Station -> Chino Station (JR Chuo West Line / Express from Shiojiri Station) -> Merchen Highway Bus (approx. 30min) -> Takimihira bus stop

5522 Kitayama‎ Chino-shi, Nagano-ken, Japan

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