Honke Bankyu Ryokan

    If you are looking for a unique traditional ryokan adventure, I would highly recommend it. Perhaps, if you are keen on Japanese culture, history, architecture, furniture, etc., you must stay here.  This wouldn’t be luxury, but this is like a culture museum.  The ambience is cozy, tranquil, and nostalgic.  The ryokan would be…

Tsuganoki

              If you are looking for small ryokans with private bathes in Kinugawa Onsen, you must stay here. There are 17 rooms only.  You can relax in the bath while viewing a peaceful forest.  Perhaps, if you take infants or small kids, I would recommend it.  Staff can provide…

Nanaeyae Ryokan

            I love this ryokan. If you are looking for hot spring ryokans in Kinugawa near Nikko, I would highly recommend it.  Perhaps if you want to experience signature Japanese-specific hospitality with personal touch, you must stay here.  On the other hand, if you are looking for a luxury ryokan,…

Okunoin Hotel Tokugawa

      The Hotel opened in Oct, 2016. When we visited the ryokan first time, we had no idea this beautiful of ryokan even existed in Nikko City!  Then champagne was served as a welcome drink when we checked in. Actually, overall, the inn wouldn’t be sophisticated if compared to Hakone, Izu, Atami etc.,…

Kinugawa Kanaya Hotel

        If you want to stay at luxury hotels in Kinugawa onsen, absolutory it would be for you. Perhaps, if you are looking for places for an anniversary, I would highly recommend it. The hotel will be able to create another world for you. Once you enter the property, you wouldn’t need…

Hoshino Resorts KAI Kinugawa

        Located 2 hours by train from Tokyo, KAI Kinugawa is a hot spring ryokan with baths fed by the famous Kinugawa Hot Spring. It overlooks Kinugawa River from a high hilltop, which guests reach via monorail. Inside the premises is a wide courtyard that boasts beautiful seasonal colors, and interiors decorated…

Hoshino Resorts KAI Nikko

    Located 3 hours by train from Tokyo, KAI Nikko is a hot spring ryokan situated beside the serene Lake Chuzenji. Semi-private dining booths and cedar-lined baths are among the comforts guests can expect at this palatial establishment, which offers easy access to historic and natural sights, like the Tosho-gu temple in Nikko and…

Hoshino Resorts KAI Kawaji

    Located 3 hours by train from Tokyo, KAI Kawaji is a riverside hot spring ryokan that pays homage to pastoral Japanese scenery, with an entryway that passes right under a traditional row house and a watermill located on the premises. Large windows offer scenic views of nearby hills and a river that runs…

Chuzenji Kanaya Hotel

        This is like a luxury mountain hut. The building tends to be outdated, but the ambience is totally perfect for adults to chill out at the hotel in rich nature. If you plan to visit Karuizawa for summer holiday, I would rather recommend here. Because most of spots in Karuizawa must…