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Located in the Gero hot-spring district and with a history of over 180 years, Yamagataya offers Japanese and Western-style accommodations with river views. Guests can relax in the indoor/outdoor hot-spring baths and use free Wi-Fi at the public areas. A free shuttle is available from JR Gero Train Station, which is a 5-minute drive away and must be reserved at time of booking.

The air-conditioned rooms feature a flat-screen TV, a fridge and a safety deposit box. Guests can choose to stay in rooms with tatami (woven-straw) floors and Japanese futon bedding or in rooms with Western beds. Japanese Yukata robes are provided for all guests and rooms come with an private bathroom.

Massages can be requested for an extra cost and you can enjoy a game of table tennis. Local products can be purchased at the souvenir shop and luggage storage is offered at the front desk. Complimentary green tea is available.

Traditional multi-course meals are served for dinner and a Japanese set menu for breakfast. All meals are served at the guests’ rooms or at the dining room.

Yamagataya Ryokan is a 5-minute walk from Gero Museum and a 15-minute walk from Gero Onsen Gassho Village.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.5 for a two-person trip.

Yamagataya has been welcoming guests since Sept 20, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.2)

Breakfast Info


Free Private Parking Available On Site

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


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Establishment of Yamagataya is, the late Edo period Tenpo year. Unchanged from its founding "People who visited the Yamagataya is, relax more than in my house, so that your back is to the healthy" and thought that, the space of relaxation that has been cultivated among the era, Yamagataya biggest attraction . Situated along the clear stream Hida River that flows through the center of Gero, you can enjoy scenery of the four seasons is you from the room. Including the Hida beef, along with the name of the hot water of the hot water rich Japan's three people Izumi in seasonal dishes and a large bath, open-air bath of handmade that mix of seafood, which is sent directly from the locally grown ingredients and market, welcome you we look forward to.
My name is SEI GEPPOU. Early 12 years Watakushi is I come to Japan from Shanghai. Married is Hattori a Yamagataya president, through the experience of the waitress, this time, was the landlady. Japanese culture Watakushi is also a lot to learn also proprietress of work. Including employees, customers give us honest opinions, thanks to everyone of you who support warm Gero, we spent every day of fulfilling even while struggling.
You can also enjoy such as the promenade and the spa town of walk along the Hida River.
Languages spoken: English,Japanese,Chinese
Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Great location - show map
What's nearby
  • Gero Onsen Gassho-mura
    0.6 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant 更科
    0 miles
  • Restaurant 樽や
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant 桃園
    0.1 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River 飛騨川
    0 miles
Closest Airports
  • Matsumoto Airport
    45.5 miles
  • Toyama Airport
    58 miles
  • Komatsu Airport
    61.6 miles
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Amenities of Yamagataya
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Slippers
  • Shared toilet
  • Toilet
  • Refrigerator
  • Public Bath
  • Open-air bath
  • Hot spring bath
  • Nightclub/DJ Additional charge
  • Ping-pong Additional charge
  • Massage Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Street parking
  • Shuttle service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Shuttle service (free)
  • Baggage storage
  • Wake-up service
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Chinese
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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


3:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


7:00 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.


The entrance to the property is closed between 2:00 AM and 5:00 AM

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

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Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Guests without a meal plan who want to eat breakfast and dinner at the property must make a reservation at least 3 days in advance.

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

The public bath is closed between 01:00 and 05:00.

Guests must check in by 7:30 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.

Please inform Yamagataya 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 are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

An accommodation tax per person, per night is not included in the price and must be paid at the property.

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 Yamagataya

  • Guests staying at Yamagataya can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Asian

  • Yamagataya is 2,150 feet from the center of Gero.

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

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

    • Massage
    • Ping-pong
    • Hot spring bath
    • Nightclub/DJ
    • Open-air bath
    • Public Bath

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

    • Train 2h

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

  • Room options at Yamagataya include:

    • Twin
    • Family
    • Double