Kanaya Hotel Kinugawa

What kind of onsen hotel is Kanaya Hotel Kinugawa? This is one of the luxury modern ryokans in Nikko, Kinugawa.  If you have a chance to visit Nikko, I would recommend it.  There are 41 rooms only.  Everything, such as hospitality, service, decorations, ambiance, and food is impeccable.  It would be hard to compare to…

The Key Highland Nasu

What kind of onsen resort hotel is The Key Highland Nasu? This is located in a beautiful highland called Nasu Kogen in Gifu prefecture, not Nikko.  Access to the property would be easy from Tokyo.  It takes just 120min.  The onsen resort would be perfect for weekend trips.  If you are looking for small family-friendly-hotels,…

Kinugawa Onsen Hotel

What kind of onsen ryokan is Kinugawa Onsen Hotel? This is not a luxury ryokan, but cozy.  If you are looking for typical onsen ryokans in Kinugawa, you should stay here.  Perhaps, if you bring small children, I would recommend it.  This is a family-friendly hotel.  *One child (age 0) per adult will be free…

Tsuganoki

What kind of onsen ryokan is Tsuganoki? If you are looking for small onsen ryokans with private baths in Kinugawa Onsen, you should stay here.  There are 17 rooms only.  Each room has a private bath.  This is not hot spring, though.  You can relax in the bath while viewing a peaceful forest.  The ambiance…

Okunoin Hotel Tokugawa

What kind of onsen ryokan is Okunoin Hotel Tokugawa? If you are looking for small modern ryokans in Nikko, you should stay here.  Perhaps, if you are looking for rooms with outdoor private baths, I would recommend it.  Overall, the ryokan wouldn’t be sophisticated, but very cozy, relaxed, and friendly.  On top of that, the…

Honke Bankyu Hot Spring Ryokan

What kind of onsen ryokan is Honke Bankyu Hot Spring Ryokan? This is like a countryside SAMURAI residence.  If you are looking for a unique traditional ryokan adventure in Yunishigawa Onsen, I would recommend it.  We were so excited to explore the property.   Perhaps, if you are keen on Japanese history, architecture, interior, and decorations,…

Nanaeyae Ryokan

What kind of onsen ryokan is Nanaeyae Ryokan? This is not a luxury, but very cozy, relaxed, and tranquil.  If you are looking for small onsen ryokans in Kinugawa Onsen, I would recommend it.  There are 35 rooms only.  Also, there is a room with a private outdoor hot spring.  You can soak in the…