RYOKANS providing rooms with private open-air baths
Book Yorozuya in Yudanaka Onsen (Nagano)―― Selected as one of top ten public bath in Japan, the hot spring public bath in historical wooden design is still widely accessible to guests. All rooms have hot spring baths. Hot spring resort adjacent to Jigokudani Yaen-koen known for snow monkeys.
Access: One hour 30 minute by JR Hokuriku Shinkansen from Tokyo Station to Nagano Station, then 45 minute by Nagano Electric Railway to Yudanaka Station and 2-min shuttle bus ride (or 7 minutes on foot) from there (Advance booking required)
Private Onsens (For couples, families, tattoo wearers)
(1) All rooms have hot spring baths
(2) Rental hot spring baths for private use (outside guest rooms): 1 bath
Spring quality/qualities (Please refer to this page for the health merits)
Chloride spring, Sulfate spring
Interesting hot springs & Ryokans with traditional Japanese architecture
Designated as a tangible cultural property, the wooden public bath is still in operation. The structure was built with traditional Japanese construction methods so you can feel as if you have gone back in time as you explore the facilities.
Tourist spots nearby
Jigokudani Yaen-koen (Snow Monkeys Park), Shiga Kogen (Shiga Highlands), Shiga Kusatsu Kogen Route (Route 292, Area closed for winter)
Year of establishment
1789 – 1801
Number of rooms
*Smoking is prohibited in all rooms