A 5-minute walk from Yudanaka Train Station, Tawaraya offers Japanese-style accommodations with free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV. Guests can relax in the indoor and outdoor hot-spring baths and wear colorful Japanese Yukata robes. Massages can be requested for an extra cost. The air-conditioned rooms feature tatami (woven-straw) floors and Japanese futon bedding. A safety deposit box, a fridge and an electric kettle with green tea bags are included in each. Rooms come with a private toilet but bathrooms are shared with all other guests. An outdoor hot-spring bath can be reserved for private-use and guests can enjoy looking out into the traditional garden. Dry cleaning and daily newspaper services are available at the front desk. Local products can be purchased at the souvenir shop. Traditional multi-course meals featuring local ingredients are served for dinner and a Japanese set-menu for breakfast. All meals are served at the dining room. Tawaraya Ryokan is a 10-minute drive from Snow Monkey Park and a 15-minute walk from Heiwa Kannon. Shiga Kogen Ski Resort is a 30-minute drive away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Yamanouchi, this property has an excellent location score of 8.7!

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Free Private Parking Available On Site

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


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Free WiFi
High score for Yamanouchi
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  • Bronwyn
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    A wonderful experience in Yudanaka! The ryokan is beautiful and peaceful and the onsens are lovely. Breakfast is traditional Japanese food with a nice presentation.
  • Mina
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The staff was wonderful and brought an extra special care to our experience. We enjoyed the five course dinner immensely, followed by a private 30 minutes in the outside onsen.
  • Melissa
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The onsen was so relaxing! My husband and I visited this ryokan during our honeymoon for a traditional onsen experience. We were able to book a private session for the onsen and it was really lovely. The staff is so accommodating and kind. We will...

Host Info

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Welcome to Japanese traditional style's Ryokan. Our ryokan is running a family,please make a relax time with us. Everything onsen are natural hot spring that we have,these make your body to warm ,to relax,to healthful. And you have private time with your special someone of outdoor onsen. Then we have special rocal food of ryokan's style ,if you need these,please request to us. Enjoy your special time and Japanese traditional with us.
Hello! I'm Sayaka. I'm TAWARAYA's staff and I will help anytime! Please be nice to eachother. I hope to see many guests and to make friends,and help them to make a great time. I like sweets and to play skiing very much!! Please talk to me a lot.
We have nice place to tourism. And good access point to there. Shiga-ski park,Nagano,Zenko-ji,Obuse,Togakushi,Matsumoto,nearby here! You can get to there by train and car. Zenko-ji is famous temple of JAPAN,welcome believers of all Buddhistsects. But welcome believers all of sect,It nonsectarian. Around this temple there are many shop and restraunt of Japanese,you can buy something to gift can eat traditional rocal food. Togakushi is famous of Ninja. Togakushi okusha there is Togakushi shrine and cedar tree you can see it. Chu-sha there is noodle soba restraunt,ninja-village nearby there. You can play ninjyutsu and can buy ninja goods. Obuse is famous of Sake,Wine,Chestnuts. You can sample the four excellent Sakes,and can eat Chestnutssweets and food. There are many restraunt and gift shop of chestnuts. Some museum are there,Hokusai-kan,and temple of Hokusai art. Matsumoto there is matsumoto-jo. This castle is also known as "Karasu-jo" Crow Castle because of its brooding black facade,and the oldest keep. Not replica.Keep the oldest for long long time... The most close point from us "MONKEY PARK". In winter,we say"SNOW MONKEY".
Languages spoken: English,Japanese

Area info

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Asagiri

    No additional info available

Amenities of Yudanaka Tawaraya Ryokan
Great facilities! Review score, 9.2

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Hot spring bath
  • Spa
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Guest bathroom
  • Slippers
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Shared bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Inner courtyard view
  • City view
  • Garden view
  • Garden
  • Dining table
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Tatami (traditional Japanese flooring)
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Skiing
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Car rental
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Full-body massage
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Public Bath
  • Open-air bath
  • Hot spring bath
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese

House rules

Yudanaka Tawaraya Ryokan takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM


From 7:00 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 not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Adult (18+ years)
Extra bed upon request
¥7,850 per person, per night

Prices for extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no cribs available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

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Smoking is not allowed.

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 9:00 PM and 8:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Guests who have booked without dinner can still reserve dinner at a charge, if reserved in advance. Either a sukiyaki set meal, or a local kaiseki course meal is served. Please contact the property directly for more details.

Please inform Yudanaka Tawaraya Ryokan of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests must check in by 6:00 PM to eat dinner at this property. Guests who check in after this time may not be served dinner, and no refund will be given.

FAQs about Yudanaka Tawaraya Ryokan

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

  • Yudanaka Tawaraya Ryokan is 5.6 miles from the center of Yamanouchi. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Yudanaka Tawaraya Ryokan include:

    • Twin

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

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

  • Yudanaka Tawaraya Ryokan has 1 restaurant:

    • Asagiri

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

    • Spa
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Skiing
    • Fishing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Open-air bath
    • Spa facilities
    • Hot spring bath
    • Full-body massage
    • Public Bath

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