bettei yaeno

Bettei Yaeno

What kind of onsen ryokan is Bettei Yaeno? This is a very cozy villa-style onsen ryokan.  The location is in Minakami Onsen.  If you are looking for a wonderful room with a private onsen, this is one of the best in JAPAN.  There are 4 villa-style rooms only.  The property completely emphasizes private experiences for…

Hanaichi

Hanaichi

What kind of onsen ryokan is Hanaichi? This is a very cozy modern onsen ryokan in the peaceful countryside called Tsumagoi Village.  Hanaichi I don’t want to share with anyone : )  Because there are 8 rooms only and there are many return guests.  It would be often fully booked.  If you are looking for…

Sekizenkan Kashotei Sanso

Sekizenkan Kashotei Sanso

What kind of onsen ryokan is Sekizenkan Kashotei Sanso? This is an authentic onsen ryokan with a long history in Shima Onsen.  If you want to get much an immersive “authentic onsen ryokan” experience, I would recommend it.  On the other hand, if you are an international traveler, you wouldn’t need to visit here unless…

Kaichoro

Kaichoro

What kind of onsen ryokan is Kaichoro? To be frank, I wouldn’t recommend Ikaho Onsen as a destination for overseas travelers, but it’s truly worth staying at Kaichoro.  It seems that even local people visit Ikaho Onsen to stay here.  This is absolutory one of top-notch in Japan.  If you are looking for a luxury…

Oyado Tamaki

Oyado Tamaki

What kind of onsen ryokan is Oyado Tamaki? This is a luxury authentic ryokan in Ikaho Onsen.  There are 26 rooms only.  If you are looking for a room with an outdoor private onsen and nice views, I would recommend it.  On the other hand, if you are not so keen on hot springs, this…

Ekinariya Ryokan

Ekinariya Ryokan

What kind of onsen ryokan is Ekinariya Ryokan? This is a small authentic onsen ryokan in Kusatsu Onsen.  The property is not luxurious, but very cozy with a long history.  If you are a hot spring freak, I would recommend it. Each room has an indoor private hot spring.  Actually, it would be hard to…

Naraya

Naraya

What kind of onsen ryokan is Naraya? This is an authentic onsen ryokan with a long history in Kusatsu Onsen. Once we entered the gate, we felt that we were being pulled into old-Japan.  If you are a hot spring freak, I would recommend it as the spring quality is one of the best in…

Kinseikan Seseragi

Kinseikan Seseragi

What kind of onsen ryokan is Kinseikan Seseragi? This is a very cozy onsen ryokan in Minakami Onsen.  If you want to relax in a beautiful natural setting, listening to the sound of the river and soaking in a hot spring, then this is the perfect place for you.  On the other hand, if you…

Bettei Senjyuan

Bettei Senjyuan

What kind of onsen ryokan is Bettei Senjyuan? This is like a museum.  If you are looking for a luxury boutique ryokan in Gunma, I would recommend it.  Each room has a wonderful outdoor private onsen.  You can fully enjoy your private bath while viewing beautiful nature.  There are 18 rooms only. Also, there are…

Shima Onsen Hinatamikan

Shima Onsen Hinatamikan

What kind of onsen ryokan is Shima Onsen Hinatamikan? This is a small cozy and modern onsen ryokan.  The location is 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.  If you are a hot spring freak, you should stay…

Syoubun

Syoubun

What kind of onsen ryokan is Syoubun? This is like a luxury modern mountain hut with hot springs in Minakami Onsen.  If you are looking for a hideaway with private onsens in rich nature, you should stay here.  Some rooms have wonderful private ones.  On the other hand, if you are not so keen on…

Kusatsu Onsen Boun

Kusatsu Onsen Boun

What kind of onsen ryokan is Kusatsu Onsen Boun? If you are looking for typical onsen ryokans in Kusatsu Onsen, I would 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…