Experience World-class Service at Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan

With a history of 1300 years and a Guinness World Record holder for the oldest hot spring ryokan in the world, built in year 705, Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan is a 5-star ryokan in Hayakawa. Set in a valley surrounded by nature, this ryokan offers natural free-flowing hot spring bath water throughout all rooms including the showers. Guests can enjoy Koshu beef at the traditional Japanese ryokan. Free WiFi is available throughout the accommodations. Shuttle service is available from Minobu Station upon prior reservation. The rooms in the ryokan are fitted with an electric kettle, fridge and a flat-screen TV. At Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan, the bathrooms include a hairdryer, toothbrushes and free toiletries. An Asian breakfast is served every morning at the property. Guests can enjoy locally sourced cuisine including A5 rank Koshu beef prepared by award-winning chef. Guests can make use of the sauna as well as the open-air and public hot spring bath. Paid karaoke room is available for guests to enjoy. Free private parking is available off site. The ryokan is a 60-minute drive from Minobu Station. The nearest airport is Shizuoka Airport, 53 mi from the accommodations.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Breakfast Info


Free private parking

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


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Guest reviews


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  • Laura
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    This onsen was nothing short of magical. The rooms were very traditional and incredibly charming. The food was exquisite and plentiful. We were able to completely immerse ourselves into Japanese tradition from the setting, the robes we got to...
  • Richard
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Such an amazing experience! The room was big and had an amazing view. Dinner and breakfast was top class traditional Japanese food. Staff was very friendly and welcoming and spoke very good English. Osnen was beautiful.
  • Marius
    I can't believe we got to spend a few days here. It was an amazing break in the middle of our trip to Japan. Stepping into the hotel takes you to another world of quiet and relaxation. The staff was incredible and I haven't been that relaxed in...

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Amenities of Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan
Great facilities! Review score, 9.4

Most popular amenities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • River view
  • View
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Tatami (traditional Japanese flooring)
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Valet parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Shuttle service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Baggage storage
    Additional charge
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • 24-hour front desk
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Public Bath
  • Open-air bath
  • Hot spring bath
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese

Sustainability initiatives

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

House rules

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From 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM


From 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM



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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

Shuttle service is available with advanced reservation.
- From Minobu Station:13:40
- From ryokan: 9:50

FAQs about Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan

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

  • Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Sauna
    • Open-air bath
    • Hot spring bath
    • Public Bath

  • Room options at Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan include:

    • Quad
    • Family

  • Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan is 7.5 miles from the center of Hayakawa. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

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

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Asian