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Because you're working hard every day, don't you sometimes have days when you suddenly stop thinking? I have things I want to do, but my body feels heavy and I can't move... Stressful days will accumulate as fatigue before you know it. In such a case, we recommend taking the plunge and going on a trip away from your everyday life♪ Let's wash away the stress and refresh ourselves!
I chose this hotel for this article♪
Named after Soseki Natsume's collection of short stories, Yumejuya is a hotel located in the historic Yugawara onsen. About 10 minutes by taxi from Yugawara Station. As the name suggests, this nostalgic space is located along the river in an elegant onsen town where you can experience as if you were lost in a dream world. It's perfect for an extraordinary experience♪
Two large public baths designed with inspiration from Soseki's novel "Meian". The bright daydream "Meiyu" is decorated with stained glass in bright colors such as red and orange. On the other hand, "Kuryu" has a captivating atmosphere with blue and purple lights that image a bathtub floating in the night sky. The natural onsen water is mildly alkaline and gentle on the skin. Please warm up from the inside of your body.
The unique interior inspired by Soseki's novel is attractive. There are 19 guest rooms in total, including 6 special rooms "Concept Rooms" and "Corner Room A" with a shower room. None of the rooms have televisions, and some are equipped with books, coffee grinders, sofas and hammocks. If you forget about the time and immerse yourself in reading, you can let go of your hazy thoughts and clear your head.
Ten Nights of Dreams
Kanagawa /Yugawara/ ryokan
- hotel fee
- JPY from 9,900
- 535 Miyakami, Yugawara-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture
- About 10 minutes by car from Yugawara Station / 10 minutes by bus from onsen Station on the JR Tokaido Main Line, just before getting off at Onsenba Chuo
- Staying time
- 14:30（IN）〜 10:30（OUT）など
Enjoy a seclusion trip at Tokiwasure no Yado Kagen, a culinary ryokan located at Shima onsen, a famous hot spring Gunma. About a 4-hour bus ride from Tokyo Station, you'll be able to reset your mind and body in a quiet, unexplored mountain setting. This is a private ryokan with only 8 rooms, some of which have onsen open-air baths.
“Shiman onsen” has a long history and was designated as the first national hot onsen resort. You can enjoy the natural onsen rich in metasilicic acid, which is said to beautify your skin, in the large public bath with an open-air bath, and in the private bath "Kosen no Yu" where the light from the stained glass is fantastic. The private bath can be used without a reservation if it is vacant.
Guest room "Kiri" with open-air bath made of cypress. From the bathtub, you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the Shima River flowing below and the heart of Satoyama. After taking a bath, you can rest your body on the wooden terrace where you can cool off and enjoy the refreshing breeze. There are also Japanese-style rooms with tatami mats and futon beds, and rooms with bedrooms, so choose the one that suits your taste.
- Gunma 4344-2, Shima, Nakanojo-machi, Agatsuma-gun
- Approximately 1 hour from Shibukawa Ikaho Interchange 40 minutes by train/bus from Nakanojo Station Get off at Shima onsen Station, the last stop Approximately 15 minutes on foot Pick-up/contact required
"Iwamotoro Honkan" has a history dating back to the Kamakura period and has been in operation for as long as 50 generations. Get off at Enoden "Enoshima Station" and walk for about 15 minutes. Located in Enoshima, this is an inn with a superb view overlooking the sea and Mt. Fuji. Enjoy the atmosphere of the Iwamotoro Roman Bath and the Benten Cave Bath built in the early Showa era, as well as meal that use plenty of seafood from Sagami Bay.
"Iwamotoro Roman Bath" registered as a National Registered Tangible Cultural Property. This is an elegant Western-style bathhouse with a stately atmosphere, and the entrance door and dome-shaped ceiling are adorned with bright stained glass. Let's enjoy the hot water while enjoying the stunning architectural beauty with high historical value.
meal at ryokan is one of the real pleasures of traveling. You will definitely be satisfied with our kaiseki cuisine, which uses fresh fish from Sagami Bay delivered directly from Katase fishing port! The thick sashimi has a fresh flavor that melts in your cheeks♪ Fill your heart with a luxurious meal.
- Kanagawa 2-2-7 Enoshima, Fujisawa City
- 12 minutes on foot from Katase-Enoshima Station on the Odakyu Line
At Ueda Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen, transfer to the Bessho Line, and after about 30 minutes, head to onsen Station, which has a photogenic retro station building. About a 5-minute walk from the station, we arrived at onsen Bessho Onsen Ryokan Hanaya an inn with magnificent pure Japanese architecture on a vast site of about 6,500 tsubo. No matter where you look, the retro building with the Taisho romance is gorgeous! Enjoy a special and elegant stay♪
There are two large public baths with alternating hours for men and women. "Marble bath" and "Wakakusa bath" are both natural onsen flowing directly from the source, where light pours in through beautiful stained glass. It is a colorless hot water with a faint smell of sulfur, and it warms you from the core. Let's enjoy the hot springs together with the rustic open-onsen bath.
Founded in 1917, almost the entire building has been designated as a registered tangible cultural property. There are a total of 36 guest rooms with various tastes, from special rooms with free-flowing hot springs to samurai-style rooms. Every room is a work of craftsmanship that pays attention to detail, and you can fully enjoy the building.
Dinner is a beautiful multi-course dinner that makes use of seasonal ingredients. Various local sake with different flavors are also available, so please check when you make a reservation, as the location changes depending on the room you are staying in, such as in-room dining or cafeteria, please ♪ come with your meal.
Bessho Onsen Ryokan Hanaya
Nagano /Ueda, onsen / ryokan
- hotel fee
- JPY from 18,700
- 169 onsen Ueda City Nagano
- Transfer to the Ueda Dentetsu Bessho Line from JR Ueda Station. 5 minutes walk from onsen Station. About 30 minutes from Joshinetsu Expressway Ueda Sugadaira IC.
- Staying time
- 15:00（IN）〜 11:00（OUT）など
Shinshu Nagano's onsen, Togura Kamiyamada onsen "Yuko Chikumakan" is about 6 minutes by car from Shinano Railway "Togura Station". If you contact me at the station, I can pick you up. Let's enjoy a relaxing onsen spring trip for adults in a relaxing Japanese house♪ One of the unique charms of this inn is that you can enjoy natural onsen with two different types of hot springs.
There are three buildings with various guest rooms with different tastes, such as two Japanese-style rooms and a room with a view of the waterfall in front of the courtyard. Sitting on the tatami mats and listening to the sound of water will soothe your fatigue. There is also a modern Japanese room with a bed type that will please those who prefer beds, so please choose the style you like.
Nagano /Togura Kamiyamada/ ryokan
- hotel fee
- JPY from 14,900
- Nagano Kamiyamada, Chikuma City onsen 1-33-4
- About 6 minutes by taxi from Shinano Railway Togura Station. About 15 minutes from Joshinetsu Expressway Sakaki IC via Route 18. About 15 minutes from Obasute Smart IC
- Staying time
- 15:00（IN）〜 10:00（OUT）など
Colorful light pouring through the stained glass. Gazing at the flickering light reflected in the bath water, you will be led to a fantastical world and spend an extraordinary time♪ At this inn with a romantic bath, you can relax and escape from reality every day. Let's unwind and refresh the stress that accumulates little by little!