Set in Zao Onsen, 200 metres from Zao Onsen Ski Resort, Takasagoya Ryokan offers accommodation with free WiFi and free private parking. This 3-star ryokan offers a ski pass sales point. The ryokan features family rooms. The units in the ryokan are equipped with a kettle. At Takasagoya Ryokan all rooms come with a tatami, a flat-screen TV and a shared bathroom. An Asian breakfast is available every morning at the accommodation. Takasagoya Ryokan offers a public bath. Guests at the ryokan will be able to enjoy activities in and around Zao Onsen, like skiing. The nearest airport is Yamagata Airport, 35 km from Takasagoya Ryokan.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Takasagoya Ryokan has been welcoming guests since 17 Sept 2016.

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Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Zao Onsen, this property has an excellent location score of 9.2

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


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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Zao Onsen
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  • Guillaume
    The family owning this place is very nice and meals are amazing. I completely recommend people to go there and have dinner.
  • Angela
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Very friendly owners and the food was great. The three free town onsens are all close by.
  • Marquez
    Family friendly (we were family of 6, 8 yo, 14 yo , 18 yo and 3 adults), the hosts/owner was very accommodating, kind and helpful. Room was clean, traditional tatami room, also kept clean every morning. The dinner and breakfast is a must have...
  • Sue
    The meals were exceptional. Our traditional ryokan type of room was very comfortable. The staff (owners) were so helpful, warm and welcoming. A delightful stay!
  • Onrumpa
    All staffs are very kind , great dinner and breakfast ,location is 3 mins away from zao bus terminal by walk
  • Josh_kong
    Good location, just 5 mins walk from the Yamako Bus terminal. The ryokan's owner is very friendly to the guest. He can speak a little English too. They also serve some tasty Japanese breakfast and dinner. They offer free tickets for entry to the...
  • Jack
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Meals were exquisite Staff/Family all very helpful and tolerant with my dodgy Japanese(すみません!) Room very spacious and comfortable, having the kotatsu was also a bonus Bathing facilities excellent Well prepared for people who cannot understand...
  • Aaron
    Hong KongHong Kong
    perfect stay the food is great the hospitality is overwhelming, way over the japanese standard
  • Joseph
    The Ryokan is run by a wonderful family who are extremely accomodating and kind. If you are looking for an authentic Japanese experience then I highly recomend you stay here if visiting Zao to go on the ski hill.
  • Richard
    friendly and welcoming staff, incredibly comfortable bedding, excellent food and lots of it, great location in the middle of the hot spring area, easy walk to the ski lifts

Property questions and answers
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  • Are small tattoos OK?

    Our hotel are also available to guests with tatoos.
    Answered on 3 November 2021
  • Do you provide shutter bus ? Any extra charges ?

    We do not provide shuttle bus service. Please come to Zao Onsen Bus Terminal from Yamagata Station by route bus, then walk to our hotel (3 minutes on foot).
    Answered on 3 August 2023
  • What time do I have to arrive for dinner?

    Please start a dinner between 18:00 to 19:00. If you want another time , let us know.
    Answered on 22 October 2019
  • Hi, can we request for a vegetarian breakfast/ meal?

    Depending on the reservation situation, there are days when we can offer vegetarian menus and days when we cannot. Please send us a confirmation messa..
    Answered on 20 September 2023
  • What time is breakfast served? Thank you

    Please start a breakfast between 7:30 and 8:15.
    Answered on 20 May 2023
  • Can i leave our luggage before check in time?

    You can leave your luggage before check in time. Then We can keep your luggage at the hotel after you check out.
    Answered on 10 October 2022
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Facilities of Takasagoya Ryokan
Great facilities! Review score, 8.3

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Towels
  • Shared toilet
  • City view
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Tatami (traditional Japanese flooring)
  • Clothes rack
  • Ski pass vendor
  • Ski storage
  • Skiing
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Hypoallergenic
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Heating
    • Fan
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Public Bath
    Languages spoken
    • Japanese

    House rules

    Takasagoya Ryokan takes special requests - add in the next step!


    From 15:00 to 20:00


    Until 10:00



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children of any age are welcome.

    Children 7 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

    Cot and extra bed policies

    1 - 6 years
    Extra bed upon request
    ¥1,100 per child, per night

    Prices for extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

    The number of extra beds allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

    There are no cots available at this property.

    All extra beds are subject to availability.

    No age restriction

    There is no age requirement for check-in

    Mastercard Visa Discover JCB Diners Club American Express Cash Takasagoya Ryokan accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Smoking is not allowed.


    Parties/events are not allowed

    Quiet hours

    Guests must be quiet between 22:00 and 06:00.


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print

    This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

    Legal information

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

    FAQs about Takasagoya Ryokan

    • Check-in at Takasagoya Ryokan is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

    • The prices at Takasagoya Ryokan may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • Guests staying at Takasagoya Ryokan can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.6).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Asian

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

      • Skiing
      • Public Bath

    • Takasagoya Ryokan is 250 yards from the centre of Zao Onsen. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

    • Room options at Takasagoya Ryokan include:

      • Family