Pros: Great experience for an American. Breakfast was outstanding.
All guestrooms at this Japanese ryokan feel like free standing rooms and are built on the ground floor. Enjoy the Japanese homestyle cuisine which changes monthly. Free standing guestrooms with attached spring-fed open-air baths are also available.
Upon entering, guests will feel as if they've stepped into another world as they bid goodbye to the noise. This Japanese-style hotel features unique guestrooms, each offering a special relaxing time. Look forward to enjoying the reservable indoor bath or reservable open-air bath.
Exclusive for couples, this inn guarantees total quality time. Without any clock or TV to distract guests from a relaxing vacation, this quiet inn offers reservable open-air baths and Yonezawa's very own delectable kaiseki cuisine featuring beef of the highest quality.
An old traditional Japanese inn, with a beautiful thatched roof, situated in a peaceful mountain onsen area. Guests can experience the wonderful changing scenery, which evolves with the seasons throughout the year, whilst relaxing in the warm hot spring waters.
Located at the depths of a hot spring district with an atmosphere of old Japan, Kajikaso is a large Japanese-style inn surrounded by a tranquil river and a pond that offer seasonal views of fireflies in the summer and a beautiful snowscape in the winter. Among the several non-circulating 100% natural hot springs, guests staying at Kajikaso all love the large communal bath with views of the Japanese garden, the open-air bath with a waterfall, and the free reservable private bath. Guests can also enjoy local dishes, including servings of Yonezawa beef, recognized as one of the three major wagyu beef brands. A free round-trip shuttle bus service is available from Yonezawa Station.
Ubayu Onsen Masugataya is situated some 1,300 meters up high in a valley, and is one of the most renowned "hitou" onsen in the whole of Yamagata. Guests can enjoy stunning views of the beautiful valley from the hot waters of the open-air baths. Truly has to be seen to be believed.
Visit the region of serows and white monkeys with a stay at this hotel located inside a National Park, with a 700 year old hot spring, guestrooms and baths facing the valley (the baths which feature natural hot spring water and the famous Olympic bath), and the chance to see the nature changes throughout all four seasons. The hotel is located at 800 meters above sea level, and provides guests the opportunity to get in touch with nature in every season, with fresh greenery in spring, a place to beat the heat in summer, colored leaves in autumn and beautiful snow scenescapes in winter. Try the ABCs of Yonezawa (Apples, Beef, Carp) as well as delicious mushroom dishes.
A hot spring ryokan in Shirabu Onsen, located in the lush green mountains of Yonezawa city in Yamagata Prefecture. The ryokan features "robata" grilled kaiseki meals prepared with ingredients of the season, and boasts 100% all natural bathing facilities here in this hot spring area that was even used by generals in the Warring States period. Guestrooms are warm, comfortable Japanese-style rooms. With just 11 rooms available for guests, this hotel strives to maintain an air of "luxury travel".
Pros: I stayed with a German colleague, who was not able to eat raw eggs at breakfast. A kitchen staff kindly boiled eggs for him when she was asked for it. Furthermore, she remembered my colleague, and ...
Located right next to JR Takahata Station, this hotel is perfectly located for enjoying walks through the historical Takahata town, a place abundant with nature.
This long-established Japanese-style inn is located at the very center of Akayu Onsen, a hot spring district that opened 900 years ago. A reservable private cypress bath, 2 open-air baths, and a Japanese kaiseki course dinner featuring local dishes prepared with seasonal ingredients can be enjoyed. Guests can order additional dishes from a selection of popular menus including premium Yonezawa beef and Sangen pork. Savor all-you-can-eat mochi (sticky rice cake) for breakfast at the large dining hall!
Pros: Typical Japanese small double room with fridge and water boiler. Good breakfast. English speaking staff. Nice and clean room. Really large shopping center and supermarket only 3 minute ...
Cons: We did not get to borrow any bicycles. Instead they redirected us to bicycle rental.
Cons: wifi is very bad
Pros: The buffet breakfast is really good: simple but delicious, got everything needed on the table. Massage chairs: in my opinion, they are the best of this business hotel, most importantly, using them is...
Cons: Room is a bit small but this is very common in a Japanese business hotel. Open bath is for male guests only. I was given a smoking room. Although I knew that there'll be smell but I didn't ...
Pros: Decent sized room with no smoke smell! Reception gave me a ladies set which was thoughtful.
Cons: Not the hotel's fault but the roads leading to the hotel from the JR station was covered in snow. Made it super hard to drag my suitcase. Breakfast is meh. Keeps you satisfied for the morning. ...
Pros: Staffs is polite ,friendly...but communication break down when we speak English with each others....
Cons: Wifi connection is poor
Pros: Breakfast was free. The food was simple but good.
Cons: We had a total of four rooms and all of the bathrooms smelled like old moldy socks. We were looking forward to the large hotspring bath, but was astonished that it was available for 'Men Only&...
Pros: Really love this place. Good breakfast, and good service. And the single room is big and very convenient. :)
Pros: More of a business hotel for men. Men common hot bath was available, but no common hot bath for women. Breakfast was japanese style, but breakfast area was quite cramp.
Modern, comfortable and extremely well-connected, Best Western The Japonais Yonezawa is the perfect base for visitors to this popular and appealing tourist city. Located just three minutes’ walk from the railway station, which offers Shinkansen bullet train connections to Tokyo, the hotel is incredibly accessible. It is also located close to several key tourist attractions including the famous Uesugi Shrine, which attracts thousands of visitors every year. The mountains of Bandai-Asahi National Park are also just a short ride away. Guests are offered a range of contemporary in-room amenities, including working desks, flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi, while the hotel's bright restaurant serves a choice of cuisines, including daily breakfast. Business travelers are provided with a series of professional services such as printing and photocopying. For guests to this charming city, Best Western The Japonais Yonezawa combines comfort and convenience to make every stay a pleasure.
Known for Kodakara-no-Yu hot springs, this accommodation nestled in the mountains also offers open-air baths and panoramic baths surrounded by majestic nature of Mt. Azuma. Guests can look forward to savoring meals prepared with seasonal ingredients and the mouthwatering Yonezawa beef.
Situated in Yonezawa, this ryokan is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Onogawa Onsen and within 6 mi (10 km) of Clan Uesugi’s Mausoleum and Uesugi Jinja Shrine. Matsugasaki Park and Matsugasaki Shrine are also within 6 mi (10 km).
Pros: Aircon always on. Room was cooled when I checked-in. Parking next to the hotel
Cons: Not a buffet breakfast but a fixed plate.
Hotel Benex Yonezawa has functions of business hotel and comfortability of city hotel. Enjoy relaxing stay in guest rooms with fulfilling facilities and amenities; high quality, clean bed is especially recommended. Suitable as a hub for sightseeing travel with only 5 minutes walk from Uesugi Jinjya and Uesugi Museum.