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.
Shikoku Island is the smallest of Japan's four main islands, and if you are looking for a quiet, relaxing escape then Shikoku Island is the perfect place to visit. The island offers beautiful scenery, a slow-paced lifestyle, and a number of interesting sights such as castles, a ancient Buddhist pilgrimage, and arts and crafts. Visitors will need at least a week to visit the four prefectures on Shikoku - Ehime, Kagawa, Kochi, and Tokushima.
Welcome to the Hotel Bokaiso. This Ryokan Hotel is located on top of Mount Yashima and offers a stunning view of the Seto Inland Sea and the city of Takamatsu. There are 8 western-style rooms at Hotel Bokaiso, and each guest room has its own private bath and toilet. The Hotel Bokaiso serves freshly caught fish and other seafood dishes for dinner. Check-in time is after 15:00 and check-out time is before 10:00 am. Parking is available.
Welcome to Hanajukai. Situated on the eastern side of Mineyama Ryokuchi Park and also near Awarin Park, Hanajukai is a Ryokan Hotel with 48 mostly Japanese-style rooms for its guests. All guest rooms have their own private baths and toilets. Hanajukai has a two large hot spring baths located on the 10th floor for both women and men (same gender only) with panoramic views of the city of Takamatsu. The women's and men's hot spring baths both hold up to 50 guests, and they are open from 16:0...
Welcome to the New Grand Mimatsu. There are 47 Japanese-style rooms in this Ryokan Hotel and each room has its own private bath and toilet. There are shared indoor hot spring baths and saunas for both women and men as well - they are open from 16:00 to 23:00 and 6:00 to 10:00. The New Grand Mimatsu serves fresh seafood from the Seto Inland Sea to the guests. Check-in time is after 16:00 and check-out time is before 10:00 am. Parking is available.