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On just a 5-minute drive from Yudanaka Station, Wafu-no-Yado MASUYA features beautiful Japanese-style rooms, hot spring baths and free Wi-Fi. Some rooms boast a private outdoor hot spring bath. Masuya Wafu no Yado is a 15-minute drive from the Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park, as well as from the Heiwa Kannon (Peace Statue). Zenko-ji Temple is an hour’s drive away. The spacious, bright rooms at Masuya are comfortably furnished with tatami-mat flooring and traditional futon bedding. They come with a seating area, satellite TV and a fridge. Guests at the Wafu no Yado can soak in spacious indoor and outdoor hot spring baths, or take a flower pressing class. Ladies can choose from 50 colorful gowns to use. The Japanese hot spring experience is complete with award-winning multi-course dinners, served in private dining rooms. Delicious local specialties can also be ordered separately.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Free Parking Available On Site

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

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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Yamanouchi
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  • Carl
    United States of America United States of America
    The ryokan is spotless and all the facilities are very well maintained. The onsens are very clean and well appointed. The staff at Wafu-no-Yado Masuya is top notch. They were very attentive and patient with us as we spoke no Japanese and it was...
  • Ingie
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    We had the best stay, the staff were so incredible and the room and hotel itself was stunning. The beds were so comfortable and it is in a fantastic location! The hotel also puts on a free bus to the station and the monkey park which is super...
  • Laurel
    United States of America United States of America
    The meals and both of the onsen at this inn are lovely. The location at the end of the onsen street of Shibu makes for charming walks. The room was large enough for three futon without too much crowding.

Area info

1 Restaurant On Site

  • レストラン #1
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Dinner

Amenities of Wafu-no-Yado MASUYA
Great facilities! Review score, 9.4

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Hot spring bath
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Terrace
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Tatami (traditional Japanese flooring)
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
  • Ski school
    Additional charge
  • Ski storage
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Skiing
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Shuttle service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Suit press
    Additional charge
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Car rental
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
  • Room service
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Public Bath
  • Open-air bath
  • Hot spring bath
  • Massage
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese

House rules

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From 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM


From 8:00 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.

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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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Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please inform Wafu-no-Yado MASUYA 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.

Guests with tattoos may not be permitted to use the property’s public bathing areas or other facilities where the tattoos might be visible to other guests.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

FAQs about Wafu-no-Yado MASUYA

  • Yes, Wafu-no-Yado MASUYA is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Guests staying at Wafu-no-Yado MASUYA can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • À la carte

  • Wafu-no-Yado MASUYA has 1 restaurant:

    • レストラン #1

  • The prices at Wafu-no-Yado MASUYA may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Room options at Wafu-no-Yado MASUYA include:

    • Quad
    • Triple
    • Twin

  • Wafu-no-Yado MASUYA is 4.3 miles from the center of Yamanouchi. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Wafu-no-Yado MASUYA offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Skiing
    • Walking tours
    • Open-air bath
    • Hot spring bath
    • Public Bath
    • Bike tours
    • Temporary art galleries

  • Check-in at Wafu-no-Yado MASUYA is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.