The 200 Japanese onsen ryokan introduced here are those marking the highest ratings of guest satisfaction among all 2,000 hot spring hotel in Japan.


(up to July 15, 2014)
All rooms have open air baths, terraces, and dining overlooking the gorge. A Japanese style resort perfect for long stays.
The hot springs are the best in Hokkaido. Enjoy 4 different hot springs.
3:Tokinoyu Setsugetsuka
A hot spring resort that combines the Japanese spirit of playfulness in colorful robes and fun with matcha (Japanese tea powder) together with hot spring bathing.
4:Kozantei Ubuya
Gaze out at Mt. Fuji from the open air bath. This is the most luxurious part of a trip to Japan.
5:Hokone Kowakudani Mizunooto
The sound of water amidst tranquil greenery heals the heart and soul. A hot spring resort for sophisticated tastes.


July 15, 2014
Updated "Popularity ranking" on the web.
May 15, 2014
Updated "Popularity ranking" on the web.
January 4, 2014
Updated "Popularity ranking" on the web.
December 11, 2013
Selected Onsen Ryokan YouTube channel has been launched!
October 24, 2013
Updated "Japan Travel Column - A wide variety of events in Japan" on the web.

Hotels of major cities

New Chitose Airport (Hokkaido)
Narita International Airport
Tokyo International (Haneda) Airport
Central International Airport (Centrair)
Kansai International Airport
Hiroshima Airport
Fukuoka Airport
Fukuoka (Hakata)
Naha Airport (Okinawa)

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