Matsumoto is considered the gateway to the Japan Alps and is famous for its beautiful castle and Nakamichi area where you can see traditional white-walled houses many of which have converted into craft shops and cafés. For art lovers, there is the Japan Ukiyo-e Museum where you can enjoy a selection of traditional Japanese woodblock prints.
HOTEL BUENA VISTA
Located 7 minutes away from JR Matsumoto station and a short taxi ride from Matsumoto castle, the superior class Matsumoto Buena Vista Hotel is well situated for local sightseeing.
The hotel has a Japanese, French and Chinese restaurant, as well as a cafe and dining area, and its own pastry shop.
All rooms are equipped with free Wi-Fi, TV, hairdryer, iron, and ironing board.
Breakfast is served daily featuring a variety of Japanese and Western dishes.
TOKYO INN MATSUMOTO EKIMAE HONMACHI
This business class hotel features compact well-equipped rooms with flat-screen TVs, refrigerators, and bathroom amenities. All rooms have free wi-fi. Computer terminals are available in the lobby along with 24-hour coin laundry.
Breakfast is a light Japanese breakfast consisting of rice balls, miso soup, some salad items, and also a little bread.
Situated right in the centre of town, only 5 minutes from the station and 15 minutes to Matsumoto's exceptional castle, Toyoko Inn Matsumoto Ekimae Honmachi is the perfect base to start exploring this picturesque mountain town.