Sekizenkan Kashotei Sanso

If you want to get much an immersive “authentic onsen ryokan” experience, I would highly recommend it.  On the other hand, if you are international travelers, you wouldn’t need to visit here unless you are a hot spring freak.  Shima Onsen as a destination wouldn’t be for overseas travelers, but for those living in Tokyo,…

Kaichoro

        What a magical place! This is absolutory one of top-notch in Japan.  If you are looking for a luxury authentic ryokan with a private hot spring, you must stay here.  To be frank, I wouldn’t recommend Ikaho Onsen as a destination for overseas travelers, but it’s truly worth staying at Kaichoro. …

Oyado Tamaki

  If you are looking for a small authentic onsen ryokan, I would highly recommend it.  This would be the best ryokan in Ikaho Onsen.  Perhaps, if you are looking for a room with a private hot spring and nice views, you must stay here.  On the other hand, if you are not so keen…

Ekinariya Ryokan

If you are a hot spring freak, I would highly recommend it. Each room has an indoor private hot spring.  Actually it would be hard to find a room with a private hot spring in Kusatsu Onsen.  You can soak in the bath whenever you like.  The spring quality is simply wonderful.  The water temperature…

Naraya

If you are looking for an authentic onsen ryokan in Kusatsu Onsen, you must stay here. Once we entered the gate, we felt that we were being pulled into old-Japan.  Perhaps if you are a hot spring freak, I would highly recommend it as the spring quality is one of the best in Japan.  On the…

Kinseikan Seseragi

        If you are keen on hot springs, you must stay here.  Perhaps, if you are looking for a refreshing venue for a weekend trip, I would highly recommend it.  It takes 120min by train from Tokyo to Minakami Onsen.   Free shuttle service from the station is available between 14:00-17:00.  On the…

Bettei Senjyuan

If you are looking for a luxury ryokan in Gunma, I would highly recommend it. The ryokan is like a museum.  This is a brilliant mix of old and modern styles.  Perhaps, if you are looking for a perfect venue for rejuvenating and a refreshing oasis from the hustle and bustle of city life, this…

Shima Onsen Hinatamikan

  If you are looking for a refreshing and rejuvenating oasis for a weekend away from Tokyo, I would highly recommend it.  You won’t regret your decision.  It is located in Shima Onsen.  I wouldn’t recommend Shima Onsen as a destination for overseas travelers, but for those living in Tokyo, it’s a great getaway.  Perhaps, if…

Syoubun

If you are looking for a secret hideaway with a private hot spring in rich nature, you must stay here. Perhaps, if you are looking for a rejuvenating oasis in Gunma, this would be amazing for you.  On the other hand, if you are looking for an authentic ryokan or a luxury one, this is…

Kusatsu Onsen Boun

If you are looking for typical onsen ryokans in Kusatsu Onsen, I would highly recommend it.  Perhaps, if you want to experience ryokans for the first time without stress, you should stay here.  The ambiance would be serene, tranquil, and modern.  Traditional Japanese flower arrangements are displayed here and there on the property.  It’s a…