Experience World-class Service at Yunoshimakan

Located on a hill and overlooking the famous Gero hot-spring area, Yunoshimakan, founded in 1931, offers large public indoor hot spring baths and open-air hot spring baths. Guests stay in Japanese-style rooms and can request massages for an extra cost. This traditional property is registered as a tangible cultural property and has been awarded TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence.

The air-conditioned rooms feature tatami (woven-straw) floors and Japanese futon bedding. Each comes with a flat-screen TV, a fridge and an electric kettle with green tea bags. Japanese Yukata robes and toothbrush sets are provided for all guests, and some rooms come with a private hot-spring bath. Others share bathrooms, while all rooms come with a private toilet.

Guests can relax at the traditional garden and enjoy night views of the city from the observatory. A karaoke room, billiard table and table tennis facilities are available for guests to spend their time. Local products can be purchased at the souvenir shop, and a LAN cable is provided at the hotel's cafe. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.

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

JR Gero Train Station is a 15-minute walk away. Yunoshimakan Ryokan is a 45-minute train ride from JR Takayama Station and a 2-hour drive from Shirakawago.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

Yunoshimakan has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Sept 27, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

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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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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Closest Airports
  • Matsumoto Airport
    45.4 miles
  • Toyama Airport
    57.9 miles
  • Komatsu Airport
    61.6 miles
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Amenities of Yunoshimakan
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Toilet
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Tatami (traditional Japanese flooring)
  • Public Bath
  • Open-air bath
  • Hot spring bath
  • Karaoke Additional charge
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool table
  • Massage Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Shuttle service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Shuttle service (free)
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
  • Room service
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Safe
Languages Spoken
  • Japanese
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House rules Yunoshimakan takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 7:00 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 6 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

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


When booking more than 3 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa NICOS JCB American Express Yunoshimakan 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 need be quiet between 9:00 PM and 7:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Guests with children must inform the property at the time of booking. Please specify how many children will be staying and their respective ages in the special request box.

Guests staying in an extra bed who want to eat breakfast and/or dinner must make a reservation 3 days in advance. Fees apply. Contact details can be found on the booking confirmation.

The ryokan operates a free shuttle bus service between the property and Gero Station. The bus schedule is set to match the departure and arrival times of the Hida limited express train at Gero Station.

Please fill in the Special Request box for the following:
Please notify what means of transportation you see will be using when arriving at the hotel.

In order to prepare special amenities for men and women, guests are kindly requested to indicate the gender of each guest staying in the room.

If you have food allergies or other diet restrictions, please inform the property in advance. Please notify the property if guests can consume soy products. Please note, requests are subject to availability and cannot be accommodated on the day of check-in.

Please notify the hotel if you plan to bring children under 6 years old who will sleep on existing beds, and would like to have a children's menu, breakfast and special amenities for children at an additional charge.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

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.

Please inform Yunoshimakan 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.

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

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

Guests with tattoos are not allowed to use shared bathing areas and other shared facilities.

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 Yunoshimakan

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

  • Yunoshimakan is 2,300 feet from the center of Gero.

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

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

    • Massage
    • Pool table
    • Ping-pong
    • Karaoke
    • Open-air bath
    • Public Bath
    • Hot spring bath

  • Room options at Yunoshimakan include:

    • Quad