Located in the Shimotakai District, Ryokan Sakaya is a 3-minute walk from Kenmei-ji Temple and the Nozawa Onsen bus stop. Offering free Wi-Fi access, it houses indoor and outdoor onsen (hot spring) baths.

Sakaya is a 2-minute walk from Nozawa Onsen Sotoyu (public hot spring bath) and a 20-minute drive from Nozawa Onsen Station.

The Japanese-style rooms feature the yukata (Japanese bathrobe) and a private bathroom with a bathtub and hairdryer. A flat-screen TV and a personal safe, are included, along with a fridge and green tea making facilities.

Guests can relax in the sauna, go for a massage, or reserve the onsen (hot spring) bath for private use at no charge. The property sells ski passes and offers ski storage. Other facilities include a gift shop and coin-operated laundry machines. On-site parking is free.

Japanese breakfast and dinner are served at Chabo Chanmero dining room. Drinks vending machines are available.

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

This is our guests' favorite part of Nozawa Onsen, according to independent reviews.

Ryokan Sakaya has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Dec 15, 2011

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Nozawa Onsen, this property has an excellent location score of 8.4!

Breakfast Info


Free Private Parking Available On Site


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


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Property questions and answers
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  • What time are the communal baths available?
    Public bath is available from 13:00 to 10:30 on next morning. You may use it all night, however the light will be dim down after 22:30.
    Answered on May 4, 2021
  • Do you cater for any allergy or food preferences?
    We will be able to offer meals with allergies and food preferences. Please inform us at your reservation.
    Answered on May 4, 2021
  • Hello! Is there any chance you have a cancellation Jan 14 - 16th for two adults? Really hoping to stay with you! Thank you :) William
    Thank you for your deep interest in us. Please kindly email us (information@ryokan-sakaya.co.jp) for further information.
    Answered on December 21, 2021
  • What time do I have to arrive for dinner?
    Dinner course starts on either 18:00 or 18:30. Please check in by 18:00 for the latest to serve you better for your arrival night dinner.
    Answered on May 4, 2021
1 Restaurant On Site


    Food: Japanese

    Open for: Breakfast, Dinner

Amenities of Ryokan Sakaya
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Tatami (traditional Japanese flooring)
  • Ski-in, ski-out access
  • Ski pass vendor
  • Ski school Additional charge
  • Ski storage
  • Cooking class Off-site Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Bar crawls Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries Off-site Additional charge
  • Massage chair
  • Full-body massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Foot bath
  • Spa facilities
  • Public Bath
  • Open-air bath
  • Water park Off-site
  • Hot spring bath
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Canoeing Off-site
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Karaoke Additional charge
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Skiing Off-site
  • Fishing Off-site
  • Sauna
  • Tennis court Off-site Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Restaurant
  • Minibar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Secure parking
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Baby safety gates
  • Indoor play area
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Safe
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • Japanese

House rules Ryokan Sakaya takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM


Until 11:00 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 13 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

0 - 2 years
Extra bed by request
3 - 12 years
Extra bed by request
¥11,000 per child, per night
13+ years
Extra bed by request
¥16,650 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

The maximum number of extra beds allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

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Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Guests with a tattoo may not be permitted to enter public bathing areas and other public facilities.

To eat dinner at the hotel, a reservation must be made on the same day before 11:00 (Charges apply).

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about Ryokan Sakaya

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Ryokan Sakaya by:

    • Train 25min

  • Ryokan Sakaya is 0.7 miles from the center of Nozawa Onsen.

  • Check-in at Ryokan Sakaya is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Ryokan Sakaya on this page.

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

  • Yes, Ryokan Sakaya is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Ryokan Sakaya has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Room options at Ryokan Sakaya include:

    • Quad
    • Family

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

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Skiing
    • Fishing
    • Tennis court
    • Canoeing
    • Karaoke
    • Water park
    • Bike tours
    • Foot bath
    • Hot spring bath
    • Public Bath
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Full-body massage
    • Bar crawls
    • Spa facilities
    • Open-air bath
    • Neck massage
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Massage chair
    • Happy hour
    • Back massage
    • Walking tours
    • Foot massage
    • Cooking class