Boasting hot spring baths in a spectacular outdoor setting by Takaragawa River, Japanese-style hotel Takaragawa Onsen Osenkaku is a 10-minute drive from Hodaigi Ski Resort. It offers free Wi-Fi at the lobby and a free station transfer.

Rooms feature a serene Japanese interior with a tatami (woven-straw) floor, a TV and shoji sliding screens, which open to a relaxing seating area. Guests sleep in comfortable futon bedding, while amenities include yukata robes, a washstand and an attached toilet. Bathroom facilities are shared.

Guests can relax in an indoor or outdoor public hot spring bath, unwind with a massage or browse the souvenir shop. Hotel Osenkaku Takaragawa provides a free shuttle once a day to/from Jomo-Kogen Station, a 50-minute drive away, and JR Minakami Station, a 35-minute drive away.

A Japanese or Western breakfast is served in the dining room every morning. A kaiseki multi-course dinner or a Japanese and Western buffet dinner is served.

The hotel is a 10-minute drive from Hodaigi Ski Resort and Minakami Kogen Fujiwara Ski Resort. Okutone Snow Park is a 25-minute drive and Sudagai Dam is a 15-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 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Takaragawa Onsen Ousenkaku has been welcoming guests since Jun 19, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

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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  • Hi, is April fully booked or can we make reservation in that month? Thanks!
    The joint used server by the hotels were down after the domestic benefit travel program was started. The booking for the next spring and early summer ..
    Answered on 24 October 2022
  • What is the differences between Japanese style room and selected room? Thanks
    All of the rooms are by the Japanese style. Selected at check in means that the guests cannot choose the Building in advance.
    Answered on 26 January 2023
  • Is that poor bear still being kept in that awful cage?
    No bears kept any more.
    Answered on 16 December 2022
  • Do you welcome 1.5 year old child ? Thank you
    yes welcome.
    Answered on 16 December 2022
  • Hi! I read that you accept tattoos at your public onsens from a response you posted in 2019 (recommend to cover up with a towel). Is this still true?
    Officially we have not answered yes,but no worry please. covering it with something,it could be better. Or choose the time and timing for your bathing..
    Answered on 30 December 2022
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Amenities of Takaragawa Onsen Ousenkaku
  • Towels
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Hiking
    Additional charge
  • Skiing
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Shuttle service
    • Vending machine (drinks)
    • Wake-up service
    Safety & security
    • Safe
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Heating
    • Elevator
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Public Bath
    • Open-air bath
    • Hot spring bath
    • Massage
      Additional charge
    Languages Spoken
    • Japanese

    House rules

    Takaragawa Onsen Ousenkaku takes special requests – add in the next step!


    2:00 PM - 7:00 PM


    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 over 8 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.

    Age restriction

    No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 8 and up are allowed)

    Mastercard Visa UC NICOS JCB Diners Club American Express Takaragawa Onsen Ousenkaku accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print

    To use the hotel's daily free shuttle, please make a reservation at the time of booking. Please note that departure times may vary depending on the season. Please contact the property for further details.
    - From Joetsu Shinkansen Jomo-Kogen Station to the hotel: 13:00 and 15:00
    - From JR Joetsu Line Minakami Station to the hotel: 15:15
    - From the hotel to JR Minakami Station and Jomo-Kogen Station: 09:30 (09:15 from December to March)

    Please note that there are no dining options near the hotel.

    Guests without a dinner plan: To have dinner at the hotel, please make a reservation at least a day in advance. The hotel's contact details can be found in the booking confirmation.

    Dinner is served between 18:00 and 20:00.

    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.

    FAQs about Takaragawa Onsen Ousenkaku

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

    • Takaragawa Onsen Ousenkaku offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Massage
      • Hiking
      • Skiing
      • Golf course (within 2 miles)
      • Open-air bath
      • Public Bath
      • Hot spring bath

    • Check-in at Takaragawa Onsen Ousenkaku is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    • Takaragawa Onsen Ousenkaku is 11.8 miles from the center of Minakami.

    • Room options at Takaragawa Onsen Ousenkaku include:

      • Quad
      • Twin
      • Family

    • Yes, Takaragawa Onsen Ousenkaku is popular with guests booking family stays.