Nozawa Onsen ryokan are a very good option for those looking for quality Japanese service and traditional hospitality in Nozawa Onsen. There is nothing like combining light Japanese powder snow with a rich cultural experience, good food, plus a deep soaking onsen. Nozawa Onsen is the perfect place to do so with the many traditional style ryokan inns on offer. Below is the largest online listing of Nozawa Onsen ryokan, minka, minshuku and traditional inns.
There are numerous Nozawa Onsen ryokan and traditional inns from the very old to the very new. Sumiyoshiya Inn is a traditional ryokan with 15 Japanese-style guest rooms located in front of the famous Ogama geyser and features a delightful hot spring inn atmosphere. Tokiwaya Ryokan has been standing for over 360 years and is listed as one of Japan’s 100 famous onsen inns. Shinkinyado Kawahiro is an old Japanese style house (minka) with a cooking fire in the middle of the room where guests can enjoy a cup of Japanese sake around the fire in the evening. In the somewhat cheaper range is Seisenso Inn Nozawa Onsen – a well-priced and comfortable inn with natural hot springs.
Kawamotoya is a Nozawa Onsen institution, newly reborn as a boutique ryokan whilst Kiriya Ryokan has been in the same family for six generations offering wonderful Japanese hospitality and service. Yamada-ya Ryokan is close to the ski lifts (4 minutes walk) whilst Ryokan Sakaya is the most famous Japanese ryokan in Nozawa Onsen, renowned for it’s extraordinary level of service as well as the quality of it’s meals. Nakajimaya Ryokan Nozawa Onsen offers Japanese-style accommodation with indoor public baths, free parking and free wi-fi access in public areas.
Nozawa Onsen visitors are truly spoiled in the choice of their Nozawa Onsen ryokan accommodation options if they wish to enjoy a traditional Japanese experience. However if you don’t see something here you like feel free to check out our budget accommodation options, minshuku, pension, ski lodges, hotels, inns or self-contained apartment lodgings.
Shinkinyado Kawahiro Hotel, Nozawa Onsen is an old Japanese style house (minka) with a cooking fire in the middle of the room where guests can enjoy a cup of Japanese sake around the fire in the evening.This centrally located traditional inn (right opposite the Nagasaka lifts) provides laundry facilities with drying room for ski gear, a ski gear storage room, plus big Japanese style hot spring cypress & rock baths/shower room on the ground floor. Map to Kawahiro Inn, Nozawa Onsen – Read Nozawa Onsen ryokan reviews
Murano Hotel Sumiyoshiya Inn is a traditional Nozawa Onsen ryokan with 15 Japanese-style guest rooms located in front of the famous Ogama geyser (see map) and features a delightful hot spring inn atmosphere. There are indoor and outdoor onsen available but many rooms have an ensuite. It’s delicious kaiseki and local cuisines are made from seasonal ingredients and served at the ryokan’s Japanese restaurant. The clean, well-designed interior is decorated with many works of art. Read Sumiyoshiya reviews or see map to Sumiyoshiya in Nozawa Onsen
Tokiwaya Ryokan, Nozawa Onsen Centrally located in Nagano’s Nozawa Onsen area, Nozawa Onsen Ryokan Tokiwaya has been standing for over 360 years and is listed as one of Japan’s 100 Famous Onsen. Known for its natural hot springs and foot baths, this ryokan’s hot springs are certified all-natural. Read and write reviews about Nozawa Onsen Ryokan or see map to Tokiwaya Ryokan, Nozawa Onsen
Seisenso Inn is a well-priced and comfortable ryokan with natural hot springs open 24 hours for guests convenience. Seisenso is a popular affordable alternative from other accommodation in Nozawa Onsen with rates starting around 5,000 yen per person, per night.
The inn provides generously sized evening meals of carefully prepared, homemade Japanese dishes using only the best local produce. The owners run a ramen noodle restaurant and the bourbon bar “Stay”, which offers discounted rates for in-house guests. Map to Seisenso Inn, Nozawa Onsen or see Seisenso Inn reviews
Kiriya Ryokan is located centrally in the traditional village of Nozawa Onsen. This popular ryokan is only three minutes walk to the “Yu-Road” moving pathway that leads to the Hikage Ski Area. This Japanese style ryokan has a mix of Japanese style rooms and Japanese/Western combination rooms and English-speaking staff which makes it very popular for families. Kiriya Ryokan has been in the family for six generations. See Kiriya Ryokan location map & reviews of Kiriya Ryokan
The Nozawa Onsen Ryokan Sakaya is the most famous Japanese ryokan in Nozawa Onsen, renowned for it’s extraordinary level of service as well the quality of it’s meals. The inn has 100% natural hot springs with both indoor and outdoor pools – perfect to relax in after a hard day on the slopes. Ryokan Sakaya also has a footbath that is popular with guests. A washer and dryer are available for guests’ use. See reviews of Ryokan Sakaya, Nozawa Onsen or a map to Ryokan Sakaya, Nozawa Onsen
Nakajimaya Ryokan offers Japanese-style accommodation with indoor public baths, free parking and free Wi-Fi access in public areas. The inn features natural hot spring baths and prepares special home-made local dishes cooked with local ingredients such as Shinshu premium beef and Shinshu Salmon. The popular public hot spring bath named ‘Kumanoteara-yu‘ is located right in front of the hotel. Map to Nakajimaya Ryokan or read Nozawa Onsen Ryokan Nakajimaya reviews
Masuya Ryokan is a 5-minute drive from the ski lifts and a 5-minute walk from the Nozawa Onsen bus stop (see map). This traditional ryokan has an indoor hot-spring bath and serves a Japanese breakfast and dinner. All rooms are Japanese inn-style and air-conditioned with an en suite bathroom as well as a LCD TV. Free Wi-Fi is available at the lobby, and luggage can be left at the front desk. Reviews coming soon!
Yuyado Jonnobi means ‘relax’ and guests can do just that in this modern inn that was born from the traditions of the well-known Ryokan Sakaya. It boasts a brand new style while retaining the traditional hospitality of Sakaya.The restaurant/bar ‘Himatsuri’ is inspired by the famous Fire Festival in Nozawa Onsen. Jonnobi boasts two private onsen rooms which can be used privately with family or friends. Read or write Yuyado Jonnobi reviews – See map
Kawamotoya Nozawa Onsen is a Nozawa Onsen institution that reopened in December 2011 as a boutique ryokan (see map). This inn comprises of 23 guests rooms. Eight rooms have their own private bathroom and fifteen guests rooms have a private toilet. From the east side of the Kawamotoya guests have a nice view on the Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort whilst to the west side of the guests will enjoy a vista of the mountains.
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Yamada-ya Ryokan is close to the ski lifts (4 minutes walk), offers a hot spring bath, rental ski gear and free Wi-Fi. Authentic cuisine is served in the privacy of the guestroom. It’s also a 2-minute walk from the popular free-use Oyu Ashiyu Akuto foot bath, and the Ogama Onsen Hot Springs. Map and reviews soon!
The cosy Chitosekan Ryokan is 750 metres from Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort (see map). Rooms mix traditional decor and bedding with an en suite toilet, LCD TV, and some rooms also have free Wi-Fi. Each air-conditioned room at has sliding paper screens, wall hangings and old-style woodwork. Guests bathe at the shared hot-spring bath and sleep on a tatami (woven-straw) floor in Japanese-style futon bedding. The Hikage ski run is a 5-minute walk away. Reviews soon!
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