Hot Springs in Japan

Izura Kanko Hotel, Izura Onsen

Is it difficult for a large-seized hotel to have good hot springs?

Indeed, it is usually true, so that small motels with hot springs often provide their water in a better condition.

However, there are some exceptions:

Izura in Ibaragi is one of the most important places for Japanese modern art, and is famous for its beautiful scenery.

In a large-sized hotel at such tourist spot, there is a great hot spring with characteristic smell.

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Kanto Region, Rating [5/5] ,

Shogawa-yutani Onsen

Do you think men’s and women’s bath should be completely separated?

When you are with a partner of the opposite gender, it may be more convenient if you can hear each other’s voice.

At this hot spring, surprisingly, a movable Onsen Bazooka is connecting men’s bathroom to women’s one.

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Chubu Region, Rating [4/5] ,