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Hotel Silverhorn

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218-2 Tagiri, Myoko 949-2102 Niigata Prefecture
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Welcome to Silverhorn Warm, friendly service and perfectly situated opposite the Myoko Gondola station at Akakura Kanko Resort, HOTEL SILVERHORN is your gateway to the deep powder snowfields of Myoko. Experience the true culture of Japan and rely on our English-speaking staff for the very best in local knowledge and advice. Enjoy Japanese or western-style breakfasts, rooms and onsen-style bathing. We look forward to welcoming you in Myoko.
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Paid private parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Golf course
Hiking
Babysitting
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Free shuttle or taxi services
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Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Special diet menus
Skiing
Shuttle bus service
Baggage storage
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Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Minibar
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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Mid-range
Mountain View
Languages Spoken
English, Japanese

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Grade: 67 out of 100
41Restaurantswithin 1 km
3Attractionswithin 1 km
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iancc wrote a review Jan 2020
Antarctica71 contributions29 helpful votes
As noted by previous reviewers - outstanding staff; friendly, helpful and who do their best to accommodate various requests such as transportation to collect & return skis or to/from the bus stop or train station, visits to local restaurants, etc. They were just wonderful, especially with my elderly mother. While Akakura Onsen has the bulk of the restaurants and shops, Akakura Kanko (Akakan) has the Sky Gondola, which is just a short walk across the carpark from the hotel (and you can ski back even closer; you just cross the road to get back to the hotel). The not long renovated western style rooms are super comfortable and clean. There’s a ski storage area with separate ‘clean’ and ‘dirty’ entrances/exits and a free guest laundry (one washer and two dryers). There’s a dai yokujō (big bath); staff are open that it’s not strictly an onsen, as it isn’t supplied by onsen water, but by (very) hot town water. The furnishings, setting and etiquette are similar to an onsen though and still muscle soothing – you might not get the therapeutic benefits of the onsen mineral water, but you don’t get any sulphur smell either. There’s a differing hot breakfast option each day. Dinner (ate in 3 nights) is mostly western/fusion, tasty and decent value, however, Thursday (well it was while we were there) is Nabe night – oishii! The staff though are very open-minded and happy to recommend restaurant alternatives and make bookings for you (especially when speaking Japanese helps). Izakaya Pontaro around the corner (<5min walk) is a great place for a meal and drinks. Waremokou (next door) was also decent for lunch. We had initially aimed to book a place in Akakura Onsen, but the ones we wanted weren’t available, which was fortuitous, as we had no regrets staying at Hotel Silverhorn. A big shout out to Brian x 2, Naomi, Luca, Reina, Fabian and chef Grant for contributing to a brilliant holiday!
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Robyn-Wendy wrote a review Jan 2020
Horsham, Australia706 contributions121 helpful votes
Dinner at this restaurant was superb. The chef puts on a choice of two entrees, two mains and a dessert with a different theme each night. On our first visit, we tried sashimi and then seared tuna or beef cheeks with mash followed by a divine deconstructed poached pear cheesecake. Our second visit was curry night, which included delicious accompaniments like pineapple chutney, yoghurt dressing and roti. We let the chef know in advance that we had a vegetarian guest and he was happy to cater for her
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Tom_Langtry, Owner at Hotel Silverhorn
Responded 20 Jan 2020
Dear Robyn-Wendy, Thanks so much for visiting and the kind words in your review. I'm delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your dinners and will forward your comments on to our head chef Grant. I hope you've enjoyed the rest of your holiday in Myoko, and that we will have the opportunity to welcome you back again sometime. Warm regards, Tom Langtry Owner Hotel Silverhorn
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LondonAVB wrote a review Mar 2019
Henham, United Kingdom34 contributions18 helpful votes
Visited Hotel Silverhorn for a 5 day skiing trip. Was met from the train station by Brian a 10 minute journey later we were at the hotel. We were booked into a ‘western’ style room on the second floor which was large, modern and clean. Double bedroom, lounge area and bathroom (with an excellent heating system). Breakfast was a small selection of cereals, breads and a cooked option. We ate in the hotel for dinner on a couple of occasions and whilst the menu was fairly limited it was very tasty and large portions. Other days we went into town and ate in restaurants there. The hotel is located across the road from the gondola. Probably the best location in town.
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Date of stay: February 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Tom_Langtry, Owner at Hotel Silverhorn
Responded 23 Mar 2019
Dear LondonAVB, Thanks for your detailed review, and for choosing to stay with us during your trip to Myoko. I'm very glad to hear you enjoyed your room, dining and our location. I appreciate you taking to time to share your feedback, and hope we will have the opportunity to welcome you back to stay with us again sometime in the future. Warm regards, Tom Langtry Owner Hotel Silverhorn
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jrdnw2017 wrote a review Feb 2019
Brisbane, Australia2 contributions
My wife and I stayed at Hotel Silverhorn for our Honeymoon in January 2019. Our expectations were exceeded in every aspect. From the minute we arrived, we couldn’t believe how friendly and welcoming the staff were. Outside of dropping us into town for dinner and occasionally picking us up, they were also more than willing to provide recommendations for where to eat, advice on what stores to visit in town, guidance on Japanese culture and traditions to avoid embarrassing ourselves, as well as tips on which ski resorts in the Myoko area would be best for each day’s conditions (and they were spot on!). Aside from having breakfast at Silverhorn every morning, we also had dinner there on multiples evenings and always found the food to be delicious and good value for money. We found the Tuesday Japanese Menu night to be particularly enjoyable, and were disappointed we were only there for one of them. We were very impressed by the staff’s attention to detail in remembering our dietary requirements at every meal to offer us things we weren’t allergic to. At the most basic level, one of the most pleasing aspects of our stay was that everything was exactly as advertised or held to an even better quality. We found our room to be very comfortable, and appealing after a long day on the slopes, all amenities were very clean and functional. We made use of the private onsen in the lodge almost every day. We found the location to be fantastic, the base of the gondola lift for Akakura Kanko is literally across the road. The town of Myoko Kogen and the closest lifts for Akakura Onsen is a quick walk away, but free shuttles are also available. My wife and I will always look back on our time in Myoko pleasantly, and were very grateful to the staff of Hotel Silverhorn for helping to make it such an enjoyable experience.
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Date of stay: January 2019
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Tom_Langtry, Owner at Hotel Silverhorn
Responded 19 Feb 2019
Dear jrdnw2017, Thank you so much for staying with us for your Honeymoon. So nice to be able to assist during such a special time in your lives. And especially nice to hear that you enjoyed your time both in Myoko and with us at Silverhorn. Thanks for all your feedback, it is much appreciated and encouraging. I have just shared it with all our team. If you are ever considering another trip to Myoko please don't hesitate to let us know if we can be of assistance. Hoping to welcome you back again sometime. Warm regards, Tom Langtry Owner Hotel Silverhorn
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Helene E wrote a review Feb 2019
Yngsjo, Sweden9 contributions2 helpful votes
What a lovely staff this hotel have. We stayed at the hotel 6 night and all of us wished that we could stay for more nights. The service was so professionell and the persons who worked at the hotel mad everything to make us feel at home. Nice and fresh rooms. The breakfast was perfect and to live so close to the skiing area was luxury! A special thanks to the chef who joined my husband in the early morning to watch Liverpool on his computer. We have nothing but creed to the hotel and the staff .....thanks for help to book restaurants, thanks for all rides with your car, thanks for the After skii drinks, thanks for all smiles and positiv talks! If you stay at Hotel Silverhorn you’ll never regret your decision to book the place! / Helene and Sonny Eriksson, Sweden Ps:dont forget to visit Onsen in the basement
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Date of stay: February 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Responded 19 Feb 2019
Dear Helene and Sonny, Greetings from Myoko. Thanks for staying with us during your holiday in Myoko. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your trip and the facilities and services from our team. And I hope Liverpool had a win! Thanks for sharing your feedback on TripAdvisor. I hope your trip back to Sweden went smoothly. Best wishes until we hopefully welcome you back to Myoko! Warm regards, Tom Langtry Owner Hotel Silverhorn
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PRICE RANGE
US$138 - US$424 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
JapanChubuKoshinetsuNiigata PrefectureMyokoAkakura Onsen / Akakura Onsen
NUMBER OF ROOMS
11
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Silverhorn
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Silverhorn?
Nearby attractions include Myoko Kogen (0.6 km), Okakuratenshin Rokkakudo (1.0 km), and Yodel Snow School International (0.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Silverhorn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Silverhorn?
Top room amenities include a minibar, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Silverhorn?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Silverhorn?
Yes, paid private parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Silverhorn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Akakura Cafe, Restaurant Shibata, and Udon No Fu.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Silverhorn?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Silverhorn?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Japanese.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Silverhorn?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Hokkokukaido Sekikawa Checkpoint Michino Rekishikan Museum (3.8 km), The Site of Kyu Kuninomiyake Bessochi (1.4 km), and Okakuratenshin Rokkakudo (1.0 km).
Does Hotel Silverhorn have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.