RYOKANS providing rooms with private open-air baths
Book Yunoshimakan in Gero Onsen (Gifu)―― Occupying an area of 165,000 square metres, it is an old, traditional onsen ryokan nestling in the mountains. Located on an upland, it affords a commanding view of Gero Onsen’s townscape. The three-storied wooden main building was designated as a registered tangible cultural property of Japan. Its guest rooms are washitsu (Japanese-style rooms) of which many are equipped with open-air onsen baths. Gender-segregated large public scenic baths, open-air scenic baths, and a rental bath outside the rooms for private use are also available. As to dining, you can enjoy authentic kaiseki meals in your own room.
All rooms equipped with hot springs bath, except for the main building rooms not equipped with a bathtub.
Access: One hour 30 minute by JR Limited Express from Nagoya Station to Gero Station, then 5 minute by shuttle bus (or 25 minutes on foot) (Advance booking required)
Private Onsens (For couple, family, tatoo)
(1) Rooms with open-air hot spring baths available
(2) Rooms with indoor hot spring baths available
(3) Rental hot spring baths for private use (outside guest rooms): 4 baths
Spring quality/qualities (Please refer to this page for the health merits)
Simple hot spring
This ryokan is located within a 165,000 square meter property. With 80 years of history, it is home to a building that is designated as a National Tangible Cultural Artifact.
Top hot spring resort – Gero
One of the three most famous hot springs in Japan. It has 610 years of history as a hot spring. With a pH of 9.2, the bath is extremely smooth and has a natural soap effect.
Tourist spots nearby
Funsenchi Outdoor Hot Spring, Gero Onsen Gassho Village, Onsenji Temple, Hida Kaido Kinkotsu Alleyways (Kinkotsu Meguri), Hida Takayama
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*Smoking is prohibited in all rooms