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 January 4)
The hot springs are the best in Hokkaido. Enjoy 4 different hot springs.
All rooms have open air baths, terraces, and dining overlooking the gorge. A Japanese style resort perfect for long stays.
3:Ryotei Hanayura
Enjoy Japanese ryokan hospitality and Noboribetsu hot springs.
4: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.
5:Kozantei Ubuya
Gaze out at Mt. Fuji from the open air bath. This is the most luxurious part of a trip to Japan.


October 24, 2013
Updated "Japan Travel Column - A wide variety of events in Japan" on the web.
September 06, 2013
Updated "Japan Travel Column - About FREE Wi-Fi Cards in Japan" on the web.
August 08, 2013
Special Feature - 2013 "Ryokan and Hot Springs in Summer" is posted on the web.
July 4, 2013
Updated "Popularity ranking" on the web.
May 10, 2013
Updated "Popularity ranking" on the web.
March 08, 2013
Special Feature - 2013 "Hot Springs and Ryokan in Spring" is posted 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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