10 Best Ryokans In Noboribetsu, Hokkaido, Japan: Discover The Magic Of Japan's Northern Island

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Noboribetsu is a famous city on the northern island of Hokkaido in Japan. It is known for its hot springs, geysers, and breathtaking surroundings. It’s also a popular spot for winter sports. There are many beautiful natural points of interest, so we definitely recommend exploring the local areas. One of our favorite spots is Shiho Peak, which boasts panoramic views over Lake Kuttara. Be sure to visit Hell Valley, which got its name from the many sulfurous volcanic pits and geysers. After you’ve had a busy day touring, the best place to relax and unwind is at a traditional ryokan. We’ve searched high and low to find you the best ryokans in Noboribetsu, Hokkaido, Japan. Read on, and when you find your ideal match, be sure to book early.

1. Takinoya Bekkan Tamanoyu (from USD 147)

It’s easy to see why this is listed as one of the best sellers in the area. Guests can enjoy the picturesque indoor and outdoor hot-spring baths, multi-course traditional Japanese kaiseki meals, and 24-hour front desk service. Inside the room, you’ll find a traditional Japanese low table, a Western-sized coffee table and chairs, and a small television. The rooms don’t have en suite bathrooms but are very comfortable and welcoming. All bathroom and toilet facilities are shared.


Takinoya Bekkan Tamanoyu

Wifi Available

Address: Noboribetsu Onsen 31
Accommodates: 4

Parking 24-hour front desk Free parking Internet services Lift Massage Luggage storage WiFi Available

2. Ryotei Hanayura (from USD 521)

We think that you’ll love the mountain views from the bedrooms of Ryotei Hanayura. This pretty ryokan has many unique architectural elements. The huge floor-to-ceiling windows of the main lobby allow plenty of light. For an added sense of luxury, you can book a room with a private bath area. A buffet breakfast is available on-site, and a popular food street is just a short five-minute walk away.


Ryotei Hanayura

Wifi Available

Address: Noboribetsu onsen 100
Accommodates: 10

Parking Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking Internet services Lift Heating WiFi Available

3. Noboribetsu Grand Hotel (from USD 177)

Another listing with both indoor and outdoor hot springs is Noboribetsu Grand Hotel. You can enjoy the benefits of relaxing in the sauna rooms, and if you want a little bit of extra TLC, you can even book a massage. JR Noboribetsu Train Station is a 15-minute drive away. There are both Japanese and Western-style rooms available. If you select a room with a “view bath,” you’ll be treated to beautiful outdoor views of the surrounding areas. Upon arrival, you’ll also find complimentary toiletries, traditional yukata robes, and green-tea facilities. On-site dining is available alongside a cafe and bar.


Noboribetsu Grand Hotel

Address: Noboribetsu Onsen 154

4. Yumoto Noboribetsu (from USD 174)

This tall building offers an extensive array of indoor baths. This listing also benefits from a karaoke and games corner where you can keep yourself entertained after a nice dip. Upon arrival, you’ll see in your bright and spacious room a yukata. Accommodations include satellite television, a fridge, and a private bathroom. Additional on-site facilities include a tea lounge, a restaurant, and a bar.


Hotel Yumoto Noboribetsu

Address: 29 Noboribetsuonsencho, Noboribetsuonsencho, Noboribetsu, Hokkaido, JPN, 059-0551

5. Oyado Kiyomizuya (from USD 151)

The majority of the bedrooms at this property are Japanese-style, but there is one Western bedroom, which is ideal for a small family. The rooms are all equipped with a private bathroom, a fridge, and a Japanese tea maker. As expected, the site includes a private hot-spring bath, which guests can take full advantage of. Free WiFi is available but only in the lobby area and not in the bedrooms. Oyado Kiyomizuya offers both breakfast and dinner to its guests when booked in advance.


Oyado Kiyomizuya

Address: Noboribetsu Onsen-cho 173

6. Dai-ichi Takimotokan (from USD 171)

With multiple hot-spring baths, hot tubs, and a swimming pool, Dai-ichi Takimotokan offers a lot of advantages. The highlight has to be its entertainment facilities, which include a karaoke room and game centers. It is worth noting that WiFi is available only in the lobby and communal areas. Guest bedrooms are split between four buildings, and each guest will have the use of a traditional yukata during the length of their stay. Massages are available at the on-site salon.


Dai-ichi Takimotokan

Address: 55 Noboribetsu-onsen, Noboribetsu, Hokkaido, JPN, 0590595

7. Kashoutei Hanaya (from USD 116)

This bright property is a fun ryokan to stay at. Besides traditional hot-spring baths, Japanese meals, and cozy rooms, guests can enjoy additional activities such as horseback riding. The rooms are welcoming and feel modern thanks to a unique lighting design that creates a relaxing atmosphere. There are Western rooms available too. The property is a short five-minute walk from Noboribetsu Onsen Bus Terminal, so it is located at a very convenient spot. Free on-site parking is also offered for those arriving by car. The front desk is open 24 hours a day, so be sure to book a massage after a dip in the relaxing hot springs.


Kashoutei Hanaya

Address: Noboribetsu Onsen-cho 134

8. Sanseikan

Relax and unwind in yukata robes as you enjoy indoor and outdoor public hot-spring baths. The rooms at Sanseikan are all Japanese in style. It’s an ideal option for those in a large group as some of the rooms can comfortably host up to 10 people. A multi-course evening meal is also offered to guests and includes both local seafood and Hokkaido chicken. There is a free shuttle to the station when booked in advance. Each room comes with a toilet, but full bathroom facilities are shared.


Sanseikan

Address: Karurusu-cho 16

9. Noboribetsu Sekisui Tei (from USD 205)

On-site there are three public hot-spring baths, so you are spoiled for choice. For an additional cost, these can be reserved for private use. There are a lot of different accommodations—smoking and non-smoking, Japanese and Western styles, large and small. You’re sure to find your ideal lodging at Noboribetsu Sekisui Tei. The rooms are equipped with satellite television and a fridge. A delicious multi-course kaiseki meal is offered in the evenings and is an absolute must-try.

10. Hotel Iwai

Just by looking at these pictures, you can sense that this property is special. Hidden away and surrounded by luscious green nature, Hotel Iwai is on a hilltop, a 20-minute drive to JR Noboribetsu Station. If you have a car, then you’ll be glad to know that free on-site parking is available. All of the bedrooms are Japanese-style, so they include futon bedding and tatami-mat flooring. There is a low table, ideal for Japanese tea as you sit on cushions. The room includes a toilet, but full bathing facilities are shared with other guests. There is an open-air public bath for you to soak in.

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This is your opportunity to really experience a unique and special culture while spending time in Japan. We think that staying at a ryokan is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that shouldn’t be missed. So what are you waiting for? Book one of these best ryokans in Noboribetsu, Hokkaido, Japan, today. Whether you go in the summer or winter months, it doesn’t matter—Hokkaido is beautiful and exciting throughout the year.

Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.

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