RYOKANS providing rooms with private open-air baths
Book Keiunkan in Nishiyama Onsen (Yamanashi)— Recorded in the Guinness Book of Records as the onsen ryokan with the longest history in the world. This famous hot spring was loved by Kyoto residents, military leaders, and litterateurs as a hidden bath deep in the heart of the mountains.
Access: 1h 30 min by JR Limited Express from Shinjuku Station to Kofu Station, then 50 min by JR Limited Express “Fujikawa” to Minobu Station and 1h 10-min shuttle bus ride from there
Private Onsens available (For couple, family, tatoo)
(1) All rooms have indoor hot spring baths
(2) Rooms with open-air hot spring baths available
(3) Rental hot spring baths for private use (outside guest rooms): 2 baths
Spring quality/qualities (Please refer to this page for the health merits)
Sulfate spring, Chloride spring
Tourist spots nearby
Suspension bridge of the Norogawa river, Minobusan Kuonji Temple, Mount Minobu Ropeway
Recorded in the Guinness Book. With 1,300 years of history, this ryokan uses natural hot spring sources without addition or warming of water for its common bathing areas, indoor baths inside guest rooms and showers.
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*Smoking is prohibited in all facilities