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.
The name "Kurashiki" means "warehouse village," and during the 17 century Kurashiki became a prosperous market where rice, cotton, and sake were collected from the surrounding area and shipped off to other parts of Japan. The warehouses of Kurashiki are still there, and this architecture gives this town its special appeal. Full of traditional Japanese-style buildings and canals, Kurashiki is one of the most picturesque towns in Japan and a great place to take some wonderful photos.
Welcome to Tsurugata. This beautiful Traditional Ryokan has a 250 year history, and there are 13 traditional Japanese style rooms for the guests. There are baths for both women and men (same gender only), and there is also a ""family bath"" where a family can hang a sign outside of the bath and bathe privately (please ask at the front desk for details). Delicious Japanese cuisine is served to guests at Tsurugata including fresh seafood dishes (all of the seafood is caught from the nearby ...
Welcome to Misono Ryokan. There are 28 Japanese-style rooms in this large Modern Ryokan. There are also 2 large baths at Misono Ryokan for both women and men (same gender only), and both can be used by the guests any time of day or night. Misono Ryokan is famous for its very delicious meals, and guests are welcome to dine on some of the finest cuisine in Kurashiki. Check-in time is after 15:00 and check-out time is before 11:00 am. Parking is available.
Welcome to Ryokan Kurashiki. This Traditional Ryokan was originally a merchants' storehouse for rice and sugar, and later it was converted into a ryokan. There are 5 combined Japanese and Western style rooms at Ryokan Kurashiki. Guests are served seafood cuisine which comes from the nearby Seto Inland Sea.