Pass under the thatched gate at the foot of great Mt Yufu to the sukiya-style building in the mossy garden beyond...The peaceful Japanese atmosphere invites travelers to take the very best of breaks. A gushing hot spring, its smooth waters which gently enveloping your skin, and exquisite Kyoto-style kaiseki cuisine prepared using ingredients of the season. We will welcome you with every drop of hospitality in our hearts. Please, come and take your time.
Our main building is a sukiya-style ryokan in an elaborate Japanese architectural style at the foot of Mt Yufu,
and we also have villas, where you can enjoy a more private time.。
A room which combines a log construction with a "ship's bottom" ceiling incorporating wickerwork.
Relax in a space formed by two connecting rooms and a veranda.
Enjoy the fragrance of seasonal flowers drifting up from within the pink-colored floor.
A room for calming your spirits in a Japanese atmosphere.
The floor is made from a single pine tree, and its design is a virtuoso performance in the beauty of Japanese tradition.
A time of repose spent in a room that is pure Japan.
Sheer bliss just for two. Relax with the one you love, and let time slow to a trickle.
Relax in a tatami bath. Take your time.
An easy room which is fully barrier-free. The open-air bath incorporates non-slip features, so elderly guests can also enjoy it with peace of mind.
Take a luxurious break with the one you love.
A popular room with a bath of deep purple ceramic which will lift the atmosphere of your trip.
Soothe your spirit in an aromatic Japanese cypress bath.
Soothe away the fatigue of daily life in a Japanese cypress bath in harmony nature.
A break for adults
What awaits you here is a room which will make you forget everyday life.
The room's granite bath generates an air of luxury.
Relax in a bath which lets you feel nature.
Relax in an atmospheric ceramic bath.
Enjoy a lavish time with two baths, one of Arita ware, one of Japanese cypress.
You get to enjoy both the aroma of a Japanese cypress bath and the smooth texture of an Arita-ware bath.
An open-air space overflowing with emotion.
A Japanese cypress bath where you can soak away the cares of everyday life.
Soak in a spacious Japanese cypress bath with plenty of emotion, and relax body and soul.
Sleep in while feeling the warmth of wood.
A warm, healing space.
This room is popular for its collaboration between Western and Japanese styles. It has a rock bath.
In the foothills of Mt Yufu, a hot spring gushes forth, its color changing with the passage of time in response to sunlight and temperature.
The spring quality has a strong alkalinity and is very soft on the skin. Its marvelous smoothness is especially popular among women.
This is also wondrous water. It is transparent and colorless when first poured into the bathtub, but the color changes with time to a light cobalt blue in response to sunlight and temperature. Then, the color darkens and finally turns a milky white.
"Taking a morning bath in water tattooed blue ..." is a poem by poet Santoka about this famous hot spring.
A private bath made of stone, with sunlight pouring in from outside. Take your time, relax, and enjoy the way the water changes with the sunlight.
Enjoy a private bathing time.
Colorful Kyoto-style kaiseki cuisine, woven together with all the skill of a master
The long winter ends, and so comes eagerly-awaited spring. A wide range of dishes which make thorough use of gifts from sea and mountain. Enjoy the flavors of seasonal ingredients and the fragrance of spring.
We prepare desserts which bring you the fragrance of spring. Enjoy smooth-on-the-throat desserts such as refreshing fruits and treats with a delicate sweetness like soft spring sunshine.
The season when new leaves shine green in the blazing sun. Ichizen's cuisine also dons summer garb, and brings diners coolness. Enjoy seasonal flavors like sea eels and summer vegetables with cold Japanese sake - summer-only pleasures.
A Japanese-style sesame gratin with the rich, roasted flavor of sesame, prepared using summer vegetables. The hot cheese really arouses the appetite.
Autumn, the season when the mountains turn bright red. Blessings of the land ripen in abundance with the changing of the leaves. Enjoy cuisine which brings out to the fullest the flavors of seasonal ingredients packed with savoriness.
A persimmon, scooped out to form a bowl, and stuffed with creamy gratin. The sweet persimmon and smooth gratin go together perfectly, and bring you a real flavor of autumn.
There are some dishes that you can only see in winter, and some that taste so good just because it's winter. Smack your lips at the thought of winter flavors like hot pots yellow tail and crab. Eat your fill of kind, body-warming cuisine.
Yellowtails are absolutely superb in this season! Enjoy fatty yellowtails, their bodies tight with the winter cold, grilled as steaks with a special sauce that draws out their savory flavor.