Located in Obanazawa, Ginzanso provides a bar. Located in the Ginzan Onsen district, the property provides guests with access to a hot spring bath. Free WiFi is provided. Free shuttle service from Obanazawa Station to the property is available upon prior reservation. Guest rooms in the ryokan are equipped with a flat-screen TV. With a private bathroom, rooms at Ginzanso also feature a mountain view. At the accommodations each room has bed linen and towels. An Asian breakfast is served daily at the property. Obanazawa Station is a 40-minute drive away. Sendai is 29 mi from Ginzanso, while Yamagata is 24 mi away. Yamagata Airport is 14 mi from the property or an hour ride away on paid airport limousine service.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

Ginzanso has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Apr 27, 2016

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.9)

Breakfast Info


Free private parking

Open-air bath, ​Public Bath, ​Hot spring bath


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Guest reviews


Value for money
High score for Obanazawa
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Angel
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The Ryokan Style room was amazing and I really enjoyed the Public Baths
  • Caroline
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The hospitality, attention to detail, and awesome dinner & breakfast.
  • Ellen
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Very friendly front desk staff member who explained about local attractions and wildlife (able to see Japanese monkeys). Room with private bath and the main baths both gorgeous and very clean. Beautiful mountain views. Meals really generous and...
  • Saku
  • 大瀧
    食事が朝夕ともに工夫が凝らされ大変美味しく、晩酌が飲み放題的である。 スタッフの接客態度が親密かつ親切。 ホテルロビーで景色を堪能しながらくつろげる。 客間の座布団がフカフカでもてなされている感が強い。 客間の菓子(特に葡萄の湯餅子?)等が美味しく、子供受けが良かった。
  • 矢野
    夕食、朝食ともに、見た目も味もおいしかったです! 特に夕食のローストビーフが柔らかくて美味しかったです(๑'ᴗ'๑)

Property questions and answers
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  • What time are the communal baths available?

    Available from 4:00 am to 1:00 am.
    Answered on 27 August 2023
  • Does the Japanese style room with open air bath mean a private onsens in the room?

    Your room has a semi-open-air sleeping bath.
    Answered on 27 August 2023
  • Do you cater for any allergy or food preferences?

    We do not deal with food allergies
    Answered on 21 December 2019
  • What time do I have to arrive for dinner?

    Last check-in 19:00
    Answered on 21 December 2019
  • can I have tattoos and go in the onsen?

    Guests with tattoos are not allowed to use the public bath.
    Answered on 27 August 2023

Area info *

Amenities of Ginzanso
Great facilities! Review score, 8.8

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • River view
  • Mountain view
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Tatami (traditional Japanese flooring)
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Bar
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Shuttle service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Full-body massage
  • Foot massage
  • Public Bath
  • Open-air bath
  • Hot spring bath
  • Massage
Languages Spoken
  • Japanese

Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Ginzanso takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM


From 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 7 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

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Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Free shuttle service from Oishida Station is available 3 times per day to the property upon prior reservation. Contact details can be found on the booking confirmation.

In order to prepare special amenities for men and women, guests are kindly requested to indicate the gender of each guest staying in the room in the Special Requests box when booking.

Please inform the property in advance if guests have any food allergies or dietary needs. Additional fees may apply.

When booking half board, note that drinks are not included.

Please inform Ginzanso of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Legal info

This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.

FAQs about Ginzanso

  • Ginzanso is 6.8 miles from the center of Obanazawa. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at Ginzanso may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Ginzanso offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Foot massage
    • Hot spring bath
    • Full-body massage
    • Open-air bath
    • Public Bath

  • Guests staying at Ginzanso can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Asian

  • Check-in at Ginzanso is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Room options at Ginzanso include:

    • Family