RYOKANS providing rooms with private open-air baths
Book Dai-ichi Takimotokan in Noboribetsu Onsen (Hokkaido)―― This ryokan is situated next to Jigokudani (Hell Valley), the symbol of Noboribetsu. Boasting five spring qualities, the large public baths occupy an expansive area of 5,000 square metres, and have 35 different bathtubs. In winter, you can also drink alcoholic beverages including sake while enjoying the snow scene in the open-air baths, which is a rare experience. In additional to a wide variety of guest rooms, there are also several dining options, including buffet, private dining room, and meals served in your own room.
Access: around 1h 20 min by bus from New Chitose Airport to Noboribetsu Onsen
Spring quality/qualities (Please refer to this page for the health merits)
Sulfur spring, Sulfate spring, Chloride spring, Hydrogen carbonate spring
“No. 1” ryokan in Japan
You can enjoy “open-air bath snow viewing sake” in winter, which is very rare in Japan.
Popular hot spring resort
Boasting 11 types of different spring qualities, Noboribetsu Onsen is one of the most popular hot spring resorts in Japan.
Tourist spots nearby
Noboribetsu Jigokudani (Hell Valley), Noboribetsu Bear Park, Noboribetsu Date Jidaimura (Historic Village)
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