Located in the center of Shibu hot-spring area, Senshinkan Matsuya offers Japanese-style nonsmoking accommodations in a traditional building. Guests can enjoy the Ryokan's public hot-spring baths or go out to bathe in other hot-spring baths in the area. A free shuttle is available from Yudanaka Train Station, which is a 5-minute drive away.

This hotel was selected as one of the Best Inns in Japan by TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Award 2015.

The air-conditioned rooms feature tatami (woven-straw) floors and Japanese futon bedding. A TV, safety deposit box and a fridge are included in each, and some rooms have free Wi-Fi access. Guests can drink from the mini-bar or make green tea using the electric kettle. Bathrooms and toilets are shared.

Traditional multi-course meals featuring local ingredients are served for dinner. A Japanese set menu is offered for breakfast and all meals are served at the dining room.

Photocopying and luggage storage services are available at the front desk. Free Wi-Fi is available in the public areas. Guests can take a 10-minute free shuttle ride to go to Snow Monkey Park, which only departs at 09:00.

Matsuya Senshinkan is a 25-minute drive from Shiga Kogen Ski Resort and a 15-minute walk from Heiwa Kannon. Kusatu Onsen is 27 mi from the property, a 70-minute drive away.

This property is a ryokan, which is a type of traditional Japanese Inn. Learn more

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.2 for a two-person trip.

Senshinkan Matsuya has been welcoming Booking.com guests since May 16, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info


Free Private Parking Available On Site

Public Bath, ​Hot spring bath


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Property questions and answers
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  • What time are the communal baths available?
    There are 9 public bathhouse in my town. Open time is from 6a.m to 10p.m. You can take public bathhouse from check-in to check-out. Guests can use pub..
    Answered on 14 September 2019
  • Does your 'Japanese-Style Twin Room with Shared Bathroom' sleep 2 or 3 people? It is described to sleep 2 people, but there are 3 futon beds.
    Two people can stay in a double room. Please use the quadruple room for 3 people.
    Answered on 12 October 2019
  • Hello, is it possible to stay in your quadruple room with 5 people, since it says that the room has 5 futons? Thank you.
    I can have 5 futons in one room. But you will feel very narrow.
    Answered on 9 December 2019
  • Irezumi wa kyoka sa rete imasu ka?
    I don't care about tattoos. But other customers don't know if they care about tattoos.
    Answered on 12 October 2019
  • Do you cater for any allergy or food preferences?
    My hotel does not respond to allergies or food preferences.
    Answered on 14 September 2019
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Amenities of Senshinkan Matsuya
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Slippers
  • Shared toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Tatami (traditional Japanese flooring)
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
  • Skiing Off-site
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Fax
  • Telephone
  • TV
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is needed).
  • Street parking
  • Public transit tickets Additional charge
  • Shuttle service
  • Daily housekeeping Additional charge
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Public Bath
  • Hot spring bath
Languages Spoken
  • Japanese

House rules

Senshinkan Matsuya takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


8:00 AM - 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 6 and above are considered 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


When booking more than 3 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Cash only

This property only accepts cash payments.


Smoking is not allowed.

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 3:00 PM and 10:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Guests without a meal plan who want to eat dinner at the hotel must make a reservation at least 3 day in advance.

You must check in by 18:00 to eat dinner at the property. Guests who check in after this time may not be served dinner, and no refund will be given.

To use the hotel's free shuttle, call upon arrival at Yudanaka Train Station. Contact details can be found on the booking confirmation.

The free shuttle is available between 14:30 and 17:30.

Guests cannot check in outside the check-in hours. Luggage storage is available before the check-in hours.

Guests can request for rooms with free Wi-Fi access; rooms are subject to availability.

Please note that child rates are applicable to children 5 years and younger. Please contact the property for more details.

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.

Please inform Senshinkan Matsuya 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 are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Legal info

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

FAQs about Senshinkan Matsuya

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

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

    • Skiing
    • Public Bath
    • Hot spring bath

  • Room options at Senshinkan Matsuya include:

    • Quad
    • Family

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

  • Guests staying at Senshinkan Matsuya can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Asian

  • Senshinkan Matsuya is 4.3 miles from the center of Yamanouchi.