SORA Togetsuso Kinryu Ryokan

If you are looking for modern ryokans with beautiful traditional gardens in Shuzenji, you should stay at SORA Togetsuso Kinryu Ryokan.  We were overwhelmed by the beauty of the garden when we visited in the fall season.  We chilled out at the terrace while seeing colored carps swim so beautifully and elegantly.  Perhaps, if you…

Arai Ryokan

This is like a cultural museum.  If you are looking for authentic ryokans in Izu, I would highly recommend Arai Ryokan.  Perhaps if you are a connoisseur of Japan, you should stay here.  This is one of the amazing ryokans in Japan.  Arai Ryokan has a rich history with a traditional atmosphere.  The experience is…

Tofuya Resort and Spa-Izu

This is absolutely a perfect venue for a weekend trip.  If you are looking for sophisticated modern ryokans in Izu, you should stay at Tofuya Resorts and Spa Izu.  Once you enter the property, you wouldn’t need to go out for sightseeing.  The property is very large.  There is a bakery & café with a foot…

Ito Ryokuyu

This is like a Japanese-style holiday villa.  If you are looking for small onsen ryokans with private hot springs, I would highly recommend Ito Ryokuyu.  There are 7 rooms only.  Each room has a private outdoor hot spring.  The ryokan completely emphasizes private experiences for each guest.  We didn’t see other guests even though the property…

ABBA RESORTS IZU Zagyosoh

This is absolutely a perfect place for special occasions in rich nature.  It’s like you’re in another world.  ABBA RESORTS IZU Zagyosoh is like a luxury Japanese-style private villa.  We were impressed by a well-kept beautiful garden while enjoying white noise.  If you are looking for luxury boutique modern ryokans in IZU, you should stay…

Ufufu

If you are looking for luxury modern ryokans in Izu, I really think you should stay at Ufufu.  Perhaps if you are looking for a room with an outdoor private hot spring, I would highly recommend it.  Each room has a wonderful outdoor private hot spring.  This is like a hideaway for adults.  The property…

Ochiairo

This is absolutely one of the top-notch ryokans in Japan.  If you are looking for small luxury authentic ryokans in IZU, I really think you should stay at Ochiairo.  The experience is pure Japan and should definitely be tried.  The property was amazingly renovated in Sep 2019.  Facilities tend to be the latest.  Perhaps, if…

Rendaiji Onsen Seiryuso

The property is a luxury authentic ryokan.  If you are looking for Japanese-style boutique resort ryokans in IZU, I really think you should stay at Rendaiji Onsen Seiryuso.  There are 26 rooms only.  Perhaps, if you fully enjoy outdoor hot springs and swimming pools using hot spring water with saunas, I would highly recommend it. …

Hamanoyu

If you love fresh seafood, you should stay at Hamanoyu.  Seafood kaiseki for dinner and breakfast is truly fantastic.  On top of that, the portion tends to be very big.  Don’t forget to bring your empty stomach.  Perhaps, if you are looking for rooms with private outdoor hot springs and panoramic ocean views, I would…

Asaba Ryokan

Asaba Ryokan is absolutely top-notch.  It would be hard to compare with any place.  If you are a connoisseur of Japan, I really think you should stay here.  Perhaps, if you are looking for small luxury authentic Japanese ryokans, I would highly recommend it.  It’s like a samurai residence.  We were absolutely overwhelmed by the…

Bousui

If you are looking for typical onsen ryokans, I would highly recommend Bousui.  This is one of the very popular in Izu.  Perhaps if this is your first time staying at ryokans, Bousui would be great.  On the other hand, if you are looking for authentic quaint ryokans, this is not.  The property would be…

Musouan Biwa

If you are looking for traditional Japanese house-style ryokans in Izu, I would highly recommend Musouan Biwa.  Perhaps, if you are looking for ryokans with amazing outdoor private hot springs and peaceful ocean views, I really think you should stay here.  Each room has a wonderful outdoor hot spring and a nice blue ocean view. …

Sanyo-so

This is my cup of tea.  If you love Japanese culture, I would highly recommend Sanyo-so.  This is like a SAMURAI residence.  The property must leave a lasting impression.  If you are a connoisseur of Japan, I really think you should stay here.  We truly felt the luxury and authenticity at once.  Perhaps, if you…

Arcana Izu

If you are looking for luxury modern rooms with private outdoor hot springs in Izu, you should stay at Arcana Izu.  Each room has a wonderful private outdoor hot spring.  Absolutely this is a perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of city life.  Also, this is one of the well-known auberge hotels in…

Ishinoya

If you are looking for small modern ryokans with traditional Japanese gardens, you should stay at Ishinoya.  Perhaps, if you are looking for modern tatami rooms with private hot springs, I would highly recommend it.  Each room has a private hot spring.  Ishinoya wouldn’t be luxury, but truly relaxing.  The ambiance is serene, tranquil, and…

HANAFUBUKI

This is my cup of tea.  HANAFUBUKI is like a secret hideaway for adults.  The property is located in the national park.  If you are looking for small authentic ryokans in Izu, I would highly recommend it.  There are 17 rooms only.  It’s like you’re in another world.  The ambiance is very charming, quaint, and lovely. …

Yamaha Resort Katsuragi Kitanomaru

Yamaha Resort Katsuragi Kitanomaru is like a magnificent samurai residence.  This is a spectacular place to stay with attention to every detail.  The architect who designed this thought of every element to bring a beautiful harmony to each room.  Everything, such as a beautiful large traditional garden, furniture, and decorations, etc., is amazing.  The stately…

Yagyu no Sho

Yagyu no Sho is like a high-ranking samurai residence.  If you stay here, you may feel like a samurai.  This is one of the best small luxury authentic ryokans in Japan.  We were tremendously impressed with everything, such as architecture, interior, furniture, a traditional garden, a beautiful bamboo forest, hot springs, Japanese kaiseki food, and…

Sagasawakan

If you are looking for small luxury modern ryokans in Izu, I would highly recommend Sagasawakan.  There are 28 rooms only.  Perhaps if you are a hot spring freak, you should stay here as there are a variety of communal hot springs in-house.  Also, each room has a private hot spring.  On the other hand,…