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949-6101 Niigata, Yuzawa, Yuzawa 388-3, Japan – Good location - show map
Located in Yuzawa, 1.4 miles from Gala Yuzawa Snow Resort, Yuzawa Hotel features views of the river. 13.7 miles from Naeba Ski Resort and 3.7 miles from Iwappara Ski Resort, the ryokan features ski storage space. The accommodation provides a hot spring bath, free WiFi and family rooms.
The rooms in the ryokan are fitted with a kettle. Complete with a shared bathroom equipped with a bidet and slippers, guest rooms at Yuzawa Hotel have a flat-screen TV and air conditioning, and certain rooms include a terrace. At the accommodation each room comes with bed linen and towels.
Guests at Yuzawa Hotel will be able to enjoy activities in and around Yuzawa, like skiing.
Kagura Ski Resort is 13 miles from the ryokan, while Echigo-Yuzawa Hot Spring is less than 0.6 miles away.
This property is a ryokan, which is a type of traditional Japanese Inn. Learn more
- What is a ryokan?
- A ryokan is a traditional Japanese inn. They usually feature public baths, multi-course dinners, communal spaces where guests can relax, and rooms with woven-straw flooring and futon mats. Like hotels, a range of ryokans (from budget to luxury) is available. What originated centuries ago as a free rest house for long-distance travellers has evolved into a popular destination for relaxation in therapeutic mineral springs.
- What are the major differences between a ryokan and a hotel?
- Unlike a hotel, where the guest room is simply a place to turn in for the night, a ryokan is more than just an accommodation place to sleep. In Japan, many travellers journey long distances solely for the purpose of relaxing in a hot spring bath and feasting on a traditional multi-course dinner – thus making staying at a ryokan an experience in and of itself. These ryokans typically have Japanese-style rooms with woven-straw flooring and futon beds, instead of Western beds and carpeting. In addition, you remove your shoes at the entrance of the accommodation, or before you enter the room. Modern ryokan may serve buffet-style meals in a dining area, while a more traditional ryokan serves in-room dinners. Some ryokan rooms may come with a private bathroom, while others will only have a shared public bathroom.
- What is a kaiseki meal?
- Kaiseki is the culinary highlight at a ryokan, embodied in beautifully presented dishes that delight both the palate and the eyes. Each of the 10 to 15 dishes that make up the multi-course Japanese dinner is prepared in such a way that highlights the unique textures, colours, and flavours of the featured seasonal ingredients and local specialties. Served most commonly at special restaurants and ryokan, a traditional kaiseki dinner usually consists of bite-sized appetizers, fresh sashimi (raw fish), soup, grilled fish or meat, a hot pot dish, rice with miso soup, and a small dessert.
- What is a yukata?
- Yukata is a casual summer kimono typically made of light cotton. Many ryokans offer guests yukata robes during their stay. In some areas, it is common to see guests strolling through the neighbourhood in their yukata. The loose-fitting garment is perfect for relaxing and sleeping in.
- How to wear a yukata
- First, put your arms through the sleeves like you would with a shirt. Take the right side of the yukata and wrap it across your body. Then take the left side and wrap it over the right, making sure that the robe is levelled at your ankle. Pinning the yukata closed on the right side, wrap the sash around your waist a couple of times and then tie a bow. Generally, the bow is tied around the waist for women, and the hips for men.
- What is a Japanese hot spring (onsen)?
- Onsen (literally ‘hot spring’) is a term often used to refer to both the mineral-rich hot springs and the bathing facilities that house them. Whether the bath is public or private, gender-segregated or mixed, indoor or outdoor, soaking and unwinding in the soothing geothermal waters at an onsen is a millennia-old custom deeply embedded in Japanese culture.
- Bathing procedures and etiquette
- At a public bath – onsen or not – guests are expected to shed all their clothes in their respective changing rooms before entering the bathing area. As a common courtesy, once inside the bathing area, guests should wash and rinse their bodies thoroughly before quietly stepping into the hot water. Whether you relax in solitude or converse softly with others is up to you, but guests should always be mindful of others. Wash towels are often used to cover one’s private areas while walking around. However, note that you must not put towels in the water.
- Why are tattoos not allowed?
- While tattoos have become more popular among the youth of Japan, many Japanese people still associate them with outlaws and organized crime. Nowadays, not all businesses ban customers with tattoos, but you may still be refused admission to public baths and swimming pools. Small tattoos may be covered up using waterproof plasters, but keep in mind that each property has the final say on what’s acceptable.
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Most popular facilities
3 reasons to choose Yuzawa Hotel
Gala Yuzawa Snow Resort0.8 miles
Iwappara Ski Resort2 miles
Ishiuchi Maruyama Ski Resort2.8 miles
Maiko Snow Resort3.2 miles
Joetsu Kokusai Ski Resort6.5 miles
Kagura Ski Resort6.9 miles
Naeba Ski Resort10.2 miles
Restaurant 割烹 一二三0.1 miles
Restaurant 茶屋 森瀧0.1 miles
Restaurant そば処 しんばし0.1 miles
Lake 大源田湖4.7 miles
Train Echigo-Yuzawa Station0.3 miles
Most popular facilities
15:00 - 20:00
Until 10:00 hours
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
Children of any age are welcome.
Children aged 6 years and above are considered 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
There is no capacity for cots at this property.
There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.
No age restriction
There is no age requirement for check-in
Yuzawa Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.
Pets are not allowed.
The fine print
Please note that child rates are applicable to children 6 years and younger and adult rates are applicable to children 7 years and older. Please contact the property for more details.
Guests with children must inform the property at time of booking. Please specify how many children will be staying and their respective ages in the special request box.
Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).
As a result of Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has temporarily suspended its shuttle services.
Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.
Please inform Yuzawa Hotel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.
An accommodation tax per person per night is not included in the price and needs to be paid at the property.
FAQs about Yuzawa Hotel
Yes, Yuzawa Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.
Yuzawa Hotel is 0.8 miles from the centre of Yuzawa.
Check-in at Yuzawa Hotel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:00.
Yuzawa Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):
- Games room
- Open-air bath
- Hot spring bath
- Public Bath
- Massage chair
From the nearest airport, you can get to Yuzawa Hotel by:
- Train 3h
Room options at Yuzawa Hotel include:
The prices at Yuzawa Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.