"Experience Japanese hospitality Shoho,
an exquisite onsen hotel"

TEL.+81-(0)263-38-7755

An onsen hotel nestled in the hills above Matsumoto city in Nagano Prefecture

"Located in inland Japan, Matsumoto is a place blessed with natural beauty and hot springs, about two and a half hours from Tokyo.
Matsumoto is home to many sightseeing spots that are popular with visitors from overseas such as Matsumoto Castle – a national treasure, Utsukushigahara Highlands, and Kamikochi."

Utsukushigahara Onsen, Utsukushigahara, Matsumoto City, hotel, Hotel Shoho, Nagano Prefecture

Concept
An exquisite onsen hotel

When you pass through the Japanese-style entrance with its black walls, a place that makes you forget your daily cares awaits beyond the lobby.
Touched by the natural beauty of the spectacular Northern Alps in the distance,
we want you to unwind in the hot spring water, and enjoy a delicious meal with friends or family.
We take joy in your smile and are always happy to see it again.

Japanese hospitality

Japanese hospitality

Every moment is an opportunity for us to provide you with sincere hospitality.
We’ll help you to enjoy your stay in Japan, and take away happy memories.

Cuisine

Cuisine
Cuisine
Cuisine
Cuisine

Cuisine

Delicious seasonal vegetables and edible wild plants grow amidst the expansive natural scenery of Shinshu, and our pure, clear water and environment are the source of Shinshu’s brand foods.
We offer original Japanese ‘kaiseki’ cuisine using carefully selected Shinshu produce.

Onsen

Onsen
Onsen
Onsen
Onsen
Onsen

Our outdoor garden rotenburo and expansive indoor bath afford a fine view of greenery in all seasons.
Gently soak away your cares in our spacious hot spring baths.

Rooms

Rooms
Rooms
Rooms
Rooms
Rooms

Rooms

"All the guestrooms at Hotel Shoho overlook the center of Matsumoto city, and at night there’s a splendid view of Matsumoto Castle.
On clear days, you can gaze upon the magnificent white peaks of the Northern Alps."

wifiAll rooms have Wi-Fi

Check-in/out "Check-in: From 15:00 (last check-in 19:00) Check-out: Until 10:00"
Facilities All rooms: Bath, toilet (Western style toilet, shower toilet etc.), air conditioning, refrigerator, TV, safety deposit box
Rooms with panoramic bath: Panoramic bath, massage chair
Amenities Toothbrushes, towels, bath towels, razors, hair dryer, yukata, iron (on request), trouser press (on request), humidifier (on request)
*Slippers, yukata, and bath towels for children are available.

Hotel facilities

Garden terrace

Garden terrace

Gaze upon the peaks of the Northern Alps.

Restaurant ‘Kihachi’

Restaurant ‘Kihachi’

Enjoy more than 40 kinds of Shinshu sake.

Private dining room ‘Kamikochi’

Private dining room ‘Kamikochi’

Offering kaiseki cuisine using the brand foods of Shinshu.

Seasonal vegetable dining ‘Shinshu’

Seasonal vegetable dining ‘Shinshu’

A private room with an open kitchen offering freshly prepared flavors for your enjoyment.

Restaurant ‘Kihachi’

Tenku Kairo Gallery

A gallery of photos and pressed flowers featuring the seasons of Shinshu.

Private dining room ‘Kamikochi’

Kiosk ‘Temari’

Choose from a wide selection of Shinshu souvenirs.

Enjoy the nature of Shinshu from inside the hotel
A rich natural environment

Located in the hills above Matsumoto city, Hotel Shoho affords vistas of the magnificent Northern Alps from every window.
Take in panoramic views of Shinshu’s natural beauty from the top floor terrace and our expansive baths.
Enjoy the wonderful scenery from inside the hotel.

Nearby attractions

Close to the hotel are many sightseeing spots that are popular with visitors from overseas such as Matsumoto Castle – a national treasure, Kamikochi, and Azumino.

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Kurobe Dam

One of Japan’s largest
arch dome overflow dams.

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Matsumoto Castle

One of the finest sights in Matsumoto city.
You can actually enter the castle tower.

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Kamikochi

One of Japan’s
premier resorts.

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Utsukushigahara Highland

Take a pleasant stroll enjoying the natural beauty from season to season.

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Daio wasabi farm

Fields of wasabi growing in the pure streams present an enchanting sight.

Convenient for sightseeing and travel
Three convenient services

1. Luggage escort service

1. Luggage escort service

With our free service, you can sightsee unburdened by luggage when you come by train.
Leave your luggage at our group hotel Ace Inn Matsumoto next to Matsumoto Station until 17:00.
Please tell them that you’ll be staying at Hotel Shoho.

*This service may not be available at busy times, and is not available for groups.
*You can leave your luggage at the front desk of the hotel until 10:00 on the day of of check-out.
Please pick up your luggage before 17:00 at Ace Inn Matsumoto.

2. Free shuttle bus

We operate a free shuttle bus between Matsumoto Station and Hotel Shoho.
The shuttle bus departs from in front of Matsumoto Station.
The bus stop is on the roundabout to the right of the Castle Exit.

*Available even for one person.
*No reservation required.
*You can leave your luggage at Ace Inn Matsumoto next to Matsumoto Station.

Free shuttle bus timetable
Shuttle bus
(from Matsumoto Station to Shoho)
Departs at 16:00
Departs at 17:00
Departs at 18:00
Shuttle bus
(Shoho to Matsumoto Station)
Departs at 9:00
Departs at 10:00
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3. Town Sneaker tour bus

This convenient tour bus offers four routes around Matsumoto city.
Why not try the day pass?

Access

Hotel Shoho

Facility name Hotel Shoho
Address 390-0221, Japan Oaza-Satoyama 527, Matsumoto, Nagano
Phone / Fax Phone:+81-(0)263-38-7711 FAX:+81-(0)263-38-7700
Map code 75 885 025*57

The location of the hotel on the map →

By car

To Tokyo

To Osaka and Nagoya

Futaba Junction

Komaki Junction


Chuo Expressway
From Shinjuku about 2 hours 30 minutes


Chuo Expressway
From Komaki about 2 hours 30 minutes

Matsumoto Interchange


By car from the interchange about 25 minutes

Hotel Shoho

Directions to Shoho from Matsumoto Interchange →

By train

To Tokyo

To Osaka and Nagoya


Chuo Line
Azusa Express about 2 hours 30 minutes


Chuo Line
Shinano Express about 2 hours 30 minutes

JR Matsumoto Station


Use our free shuttle bus or the regular bus service.
*About 20 minutes by taxi.

Hotel Shoho

Directions to Shoho from JR Matsumoto Station →

By car

To Tokyo

Futaba Junction


Chuo Expressway
From Shinjuku about 2 hours 30 minutes

Matsumoto Interchange


By car from the interchange About 25 minutes

Hotel Shoho

To Osaka and Nagoya

Komaki Junction


Chuo Expressway
From Komaki about 2 hours 30 minutes

Matsumoto Interchange


By car from the interchange About 25 minutes

Hotel Shoho

Directions to Shoho from JR Matsumoto Station →

By train

To Tokyo


Chuo Line
Azusa Express about 2 hours 30 minutes

JR Matsumoto Station


Use our free shuttle bus or the regular bus service.
*About 20 minutes by taxi.

Hotel Shoho

To Osaka and Nagoya


Chuo Line
Shinano Express about 2 hours 30 minutes

JR Matsumoto Station


Use our free shuttle bus or the regular bus service.
*About 20 minutes by taxi.

Hotel Shoho

Directions to Shoho from JR Matsumoto Station →

Experience Japanese hospitality
Shoho, an exquisite onsen hotel

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