Takinoya RyokanJapan/Takinoya+Ryokan
 

Takinoya ryokan, nestled among the leafy forests of southern Hokkaido's Noboribetsu resort area, is a glorious location to rest your eyes on the wonders of nature as you soak away your cares in some of the finest hot springs in Japan. Whether you are after the healing waters of Noboribetsu onsen or the area's natural splendor, Takinoya is an excellent choice in any season. In spring and summer, the prime seasons in this northernmost prefecture, the area buzzes with visitors from all over the world, attracted by the beauty of the natural surroundings. Winter is somewhat quieter, with a tranquil beauty all its own, muffled by blankets of snow. Autumn is also a popular season, when the foliage turns from summer green to blazing fall colors. Inside, Takinoya is elegant and tasteful - Japanese art, both traditional and modern, graces the interior spaces, which are outfitted in the lovely, spare, zen-inspired geometric simplicity of traditional Japanese design. The ryokan's hallways are floored with tatami, and guests pad around in bare feet or special socks, unlike most ryokan, where slippers are the norm. The onsen baths boast five different types of water, piped in from the famous Jigokudani onsen source, with different mineral content, acidity and alkalinity to ease both body and mind.

Starting price: 550 USD/night
 

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“Our family has five generations of experience serving up their exemplary brand of hospitality, having operated Takinoya since its beginning as a small restaurant in 1918. Let us and our team show you what omotenashi, traditional Japanese hospitality, is all about.”


Rooms

 

Japanese Suite DW

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  • Japanese Suite DW
  • Japanese Suite DW
  • Japanese Suite DW
Japanese Suite DW
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This 92 square meter, four-room Japanese-style suite is Takinoya's top room and is completely covered in tatami. The rotemburo is a sizable tub constructed from local slate that is situated on a sizable wooden platform and looks out over a forested glade. The deck is complemented by spacious living and sitting areas, and meals are served in-room in the dining room next to tall windows that face out over a hillside covered in trees.

Japanese Western Suite DY

  • Japanese Western Suite DY
  • Japanese Western Suite DY
  • Japanese Western Suite DY
  • Japanese Western Suite DY
  • Japanese Western Suite DY
Japanese Western Suite DY
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A big, 91 square meter Japanese/Western-style room with a mix of Western and Japanese floor-level seats and furniture can be found in the living area. The sleeping accommodations are cozy Japanese futons with fragrant tatami mats. The roomy rotemburo is a large, lovely slate building that looks out over the maple forests. It is accompanied by a large wooden terrace, making it the perfect spot to sit and think about the northern seasons and feel the calming natural breeze.

Japanese Western Style Suite D

  • Japanese Western Style Suite D
  • Japanese Western Style Suite D
  • Japanese Western Style Suite D
  • Japanese Western Style Suite D
  • Japanese Western Style Suite D
Japanese Western Style Suite D
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This room combines Western and Japanese design elements. It contains twin Western-style beds and a sitting area with views of a Hokkaido maple forest. It has a sizable dining room and tatami room, and the wonderful big stone rotemburo is a welcoming presence outside on the roomy wooden veranda, a good spot to sit and take in the natural scenery.

Japanese Western Style Room C

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  • Japanese Western Style Room C
  • Japanese Western Style Room C
  • Japanese Western Style Room C
  • Japanese Western Style Room C
Japanese Western Style Room C
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This Western-Japanese hybrid room may accommodate two to four people. The wide hinoki wooden bathtub inside next to a gigantic window that views out onto the woods, as well as the cheery fireplace, big couches, and corner windows facing the woods and garden, all add to the feeling of sumptuous comfort. A comfortable sleeping environment is provided by twin beds.

Japanese Style Room AW

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  • Japanese Style Room AW
  • Japanese Style Room AW
  • Japanese Style Room AW
Japanese Style Room AW
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This Japanese-style room has a view of the ryokan's Japanese garden, which features a trout pond, a classic stone lantern, and lovely maple and birch trees. It has a double vanity and a roomy wooden ofuro made of hinoki wood. Up to 5 guests can fit in the room.

Japanese-Western Style Room AY

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  • Japanese-Western Style Room AY
  • Japanese-Western Style Room AY
  • Japanese-Western Style Room AY
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Japanese-Western Style Room AY
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This Japanese-Western-style two-person room looks out over the ryokan's Japanese garden, which features a trout pond, a traditional stone lantern, and lovely maple and birch trees. It has a double vanity and a roomy wooden ofuro made of hinoki wood.

Facilities and Highlights

 

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Facilities and Highlights


 
  • Takinoya Ryokan highlight
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  • Takinoya Ryokan highlight
  • Takinoya Ryokan highlight

  • Onsen:
    The upper floor and the lower level both have onsen hot springs available to guests. The spa on the top floor, "Kumoi no Yu," is an outdoor rotemburo bath that, because to its roof and walls made of black stone that resemble caves, seems to flow infinitely into the surrounding forest. With each passing heartbeat, you can feel yourself relaxing a little bit more as the water bubbles to the top and clouds of steam escape from it.
    The lower level spa, "Chien no Yu," has five distinct rocky bathing pools, each with a different type of natural onsen water, such as salt spring, ferric spring (which is rich in iron), and sulphur spring, as well as different levels of acidity and alkalinity, to ease and treat a variety of maladies, from common aches and pains to neuralgia, diabetes, and many other disorders. The outdoor pools at Rotemburo are down at the end of a rewarding trail, slightly cold in the winter however guests have found that it is well worth it for the feeling of delightful warmth they provide unlike anywhere else.
  • Restaurant:
    Dinner is kaiseki ryori Japanese haute cuisine with a strong emphasis on local Hokkaido dishes, chosen to match the season and the view from the enormous, ceiling-high windows. The restaurant's name, Genseirin, means "wild woods." Fresh fish, succulent steak and mouthwatering veggies are all prepared in inventive, delightful ways.
  • Bar and Lounge
    Additionally, there is a welcoming counter bar with a view of the garden where various alcoholic beverages are served at a bar made from a sizable cedar slab. On the chilly Hokkaido evenings, the lounge is a welcoming presence with a bright fire and a welcoming stand bar. There is a store nearby that offers alcoholic drinks, specialty foods, and local crafts.
  • Japanese Garden
    Takinoya's inner courtyard is graced by a tranquil Japanese garden with a traditional stone lantern. It's a lovely location to reflect on the cyclical nature of the seasons while listening to the sound of running water.
  • Spa
    Head, foot, and body massages, facials, salt oil treatments, aromatherapy, and innovative spa treatments are all offered at the Treatment Salon Spa.

Useful Information

GENERAL
Total number of rooms: 30
Opening time:
Check-in: 15:00
Check out: 10:00

Annual closing:
open all year

Time zone: (GMT+09:00) Tokyo
Currency accepted: JPY
Credit cards accepted: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, JCB, Diners
Electricity voltage: 110V
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CONCIERGE
Your concierge is ready to assist you with planning and completing your reservation, contact them on dream@secret-retreats.com
ACCESS
Transfers can be arranged from Train Station or Airport by private car or taxi.
Airport: New Chitose Airport (CTS) - 55 km
Train Station: JR Noboribetsu Station - 8 km

CONTACT
Noboribetsu Onsen, 162 Noboribetsu-Onsencho, Noboribetsu-shi, Hokkaido 059-0551
〒059-0551 北海道登別市登別温泉町 162 , Japan
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“With its spectacular location amidst the beautiful nature of Hokkaiko and the healing waters of Noboribetsu onsen, Takinoya is an elegant and friendly place to ease both body and mind.”
Kim, the discoverer.
 

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