What is a Ryokan? Like a Western-style inn, maintaining the special, atmosphere and appearance is more important than providing the latest modern conveniences. Ryokans are the best way to experience Japanese culture and enjoy the true comforts of Japanese hospitality and service.
Hot springs have a very long history in Japan, and they are an intimate part of Japanese culture. There are over 3,000 "onsen" ,or hot springs, in Japan. Many can be found at the ryokans available on Japanese Guest Houses.
Japan has eight beautiful regions rich in culture and diversity. Select a region to explore and view available ryokans.
Fukushima Prefecture is the third largest prefecture in Japan, and it is located in the southern part of the Tohoku region. Fukushima is divided from east to west into three regions: Hamadori (coastal region), Nakadori (inland region), and Aizu which is near the Ou and Abukama mountain ranges. A popular destination for tourists is Higashiyama Onsen located in the Yugawa Valley near Aizu Wakamatsu. Higashiyama Onsen was founded 1300 years ago by a Buddhist Monk, and it is said to be one of the finest hot spring resorts in the Tohoku region.
Welcome to Tamaya-Higashiyama. This Ryokan Hotel is located in the heart of Higashiyama Onsen, and it has 49 Japanese-style guest rooms. There are indoor and outdoor hot spring baths for both women and men (same gender only). Traditional, local Japanese cuisine is served to the guests at Tamaya-Higashiyama. Check-in time is after 3:00pm and check-out time is before 10:00am. Parking is available.