Mutsumikan offers traditional Japanese-style guest rooms featuring relaxing ambiance and tatami (woven-straw) flooring. Boasting natural hot spring baths in the Gero Onsen area, it is located just a 2-minute walk from JR Gero Station. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. Mutsumikan has been selected as one of the Top 25 B&Bs and Inns in Japan by TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice Award 2018. Its guestrooms are fitted with wide windows, a flat-screen TV, a fridge and an electric kettle. Guests can try on yukata robes and unwind in the seating area with a low table and cushions. Some rooms have a private bathroom with a natural hot spring bath. The family-run ryokan features friendly staff and personalized services. Local items can be purchased at the gift shop, while safety deposit boxes and free luggage storage are available. Free shuttles from the Gero Station are offered if guests are carrying many luggage. The property is a 30-minute drive from Hida-Osaka Waterfalls and Gandate-kyo Gorge. Hida Takayama area is a 60-minute drive away. A traditional Japanese multi-course dinner featuring Hida beef or pork is served to guests with a dinner-inclusive plan. The café lounge serves snacks and drinks.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Breakfast Info


Free Private Parking Available On Site

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


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Guest reviews


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  • Warangkana
    Thailand Thailand
    The facility is super clean. Onsen is very satisfying and refreshing. Well arranged dinner & breakfast. Topnotch service.
  • Mary
    United States of America United States of America
    We like the breakfast and dinner, the food is nicely presented and is delicious.
  • Brian
    United States of America United States of America
    The staff are amazing, the outdoor hot spring is truly beautiful at night, and the included meals are incredible. Because it is smaller than many of the resort hotels, you feel like you are getting the full Ryokan experience. The staff knew who we...

Host Info

Company review score: 9.1Based on 217 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Property info

Mutsumikan was founded in 1912,has been selected as one of the Top 25 B&Bs and Inns in Japan by TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice Hotel Award 2016,2018 and 2019. We are a 4th generation family-run Ryokan, one of the last family-owned Ryokan operated in Gero city. We look forward to welcoming you!

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Amenities of Mutsumikan
Great facilities! Review score, 8.3

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Room service
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Slippers
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Garden view
  • Garden
  • Dining table
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Lockers
    • Baggage storage
    • Wake-up service
    • Fax/Photocopying
      Additional charge
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
      Additional charge
    • Room service
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key access
    • Safe
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Elevator
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Upper floors accessible by elevator
    • Full-body massage
    • Public Bath
    • Open-air bath
    • Hot spring bath
    • Massage
      Additional charge
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Hindi
    • Japanese

    House rules

    Mutsumikan takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM


    From 7:30 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.

    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.

    Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card UC NICOS JCB Cash Mutsumikan accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Smoking is not allowed.

    Quiet hours

    Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 8:00 AM.


    Pets are not allowed.

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

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

    Child rates are applicable to children 4 years of age and older. Please contact the property directly for more details. Please also be informed that extra charges are not shown in the room rate. Guests are required to make the payment directly to the hotel when they arrive.

    Please note, hot spring tax applies to children ages 12 years old and above for an additional fee.

    Please inform the property of your means of transportation, at the time of booking.

    Dinner includes Hida beef. If you prefer pork instead of beef, or if you have any food allergies or dietary needs, please inform the property at the time of booking. Please note that requests must be informed in advance, and changes cannot be made after check-in.

    For guests booking 4 or more rooms, please be informed that different policies will apply and extra charges may be applied. For more details, please contact the property.

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

    Quiet hours are between 22:00:00 and 08:00:00.

    Guests with tattoos are not allowed to use shared bathing areas and other shared facilities.

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

    Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

    FAQs about Mutsumikan

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

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

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

    • Mutsumikan is 1,150 feet from the center of Gero. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

    • Guests staying at Mutsumikan can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.0).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Asian

    • Room options at Mutsumikan include:

      • Family
      • Quad
      • Single
      • Twin