RYOKANS providing rooms with private open-air baths
Book Koshi no Yado Takashimaya in Iwamuro Onsen (Niigata) — A famous ryokan spot, ideal as a hidden inn for inquisitive and sophisticated tastes.
Access: 1h 50 min by JR Shinkansen from Tokyo Station to Tsubame-Sanjo Station, then 25 min by shuttle bus
Private Onsens (For couples, families, tattoo wearers)
(1) Rooms with open-air hot spring baths available
(2) Rooms with indoor hot spring baths available
Spring quality/qualities (Please refer to this page for the health merits)
Sulfur spring, Chloride spring
Tourist spots nearby
Nakano-tei Museum of Art, Kitaimogawa Rice Terraces, Ponshukan Sake Museum (Sake Sampling Service)
This ryokan incorporates modern highlights while staying true to the wooden estate feel of the Edo era (the era of kimonos and a closed off Japan), a period 250 years in the past. It has a Japanese garden. The building is designated as a National Tangible Cultural Asset.
Stayed in by famous persons
Emperor Meiji stayed at this ryokan. This ryokan hosts official go and shogi matches.
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