Accommodations / Hot Spring Spots in Aomori Area

  • Sukayu Onsen
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    4.0
    303 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Aomori Pref. Aomorishi Arakawa Minamiarakawayama National Forest Yuzawa 50
    Sukayu Onsen is most famous for its “Sen-nin-buro” or 1,000-person bath. The giant bathtub made entirely of cypress in the enormous bathhouse that is 160 tatami mats in size overwhelms the beholder. The hot spring water is naturally acidic and contains sulfur, and bathing in the warm waters is regarded as a traditional remedy. Its primary benefits involve relieving nerve, muscular, and joint pain, and the facility was the first to be appointed as the People’s Recreation Hot Spring.

    I have stayed in a couple of different hotels in Japan but no other compares to this one. It is not the most luxurious hotel but you really experienced the Japanese culture at this place. Only...

  • Aoni Onsen
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    4.0
    169 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Aomori Pref. Kuroishishi Okiura Aozora Takinoue 1 - 7
    A rustic and secluded hot spring bath facility and inn established in 1929 known as the Lamp Inn for its use of beautiful lanterns. The facility consists of a main building standing along a mountain stream in secluded Aoni Ravine, along with three detached buildings. There are guest rooms in the main building and the detached buildings are great for groups staying together, but the facility's baths can also be used by non-guests looking to stop by and enjoy a spa day trip.

    Lamp no Yado fell short of our expectations. We didnt feel its no electricity is extraordinary/uniqueness of traditional Japanese onsen. Out Of four facilities, only one with waterfall view is...

  • Roadside Station Yu-Sa Asamushi
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    4.0
    112 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Aomori Pref. Aomorishi Asamushi Hotarudani 341-19
    A roadside station standing in front of Asamushi-Onsen Station on the Aoimori Railway running along Mutsu Bay. There’s an outdoor bath with a view on the fifth floor where you can enjoy hot spring waters while gazing at the scenery of Mutsu Bay and Yunoshima. You can buy souvenirs and an original soft serve ice cream made with black currants, a local Aomori specialty product. The facility also hosts a tourist information center and road and weather information terminals, making it a convenient destination for getting sightseeing info. Fresh local seafood, vegetables, folk crafts, and a variety of other local products are also sold here.

    I went with a friend for an afternoon at the Onsen, and we had a lovely visit there. It was late spring, so the air was brisk creating the perfect contrast with the water. The nicest part of the...

  • Tsuta Onsen
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    4.5
    54 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Aomori Pref. Towadashi Okuse Tenno 1
    A hot spring bath facility and inn surrounded by beech forest standing halfway up Minami Hakkoda. The facility was famously greatly loved by literary master Keigetsu Omachi; the Keigetsu no Ma room, situated a small distance away from the other guest rooms, is appointed in style appropriate to the man serving as its namesake. The facility's baths can be used by non-guests as well, including, with an advance reservation, the private baths.

    츠타누마에서도 가깝고, 오이라세계류에서도 가까운 료칸 입니다. 료칸이라기엔 다소 소박합니다만, 어쨌든 이 주위에서는 괜찮은 축에 드는 숙소 입니다. 온천도 좋고, 인근에 츠타누마의 경치도 좋기 때문에 아침 산책하기에도 좋습니다.

  • Wanicome
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    4.0
    62 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Aomori Minamitsugaru-gun Owanimachi Owani Kawabe 11-11
    This day-use hot spring facility is located an approximately 30-minute drive from the Owani Interchange. With about 800 years of history since it opened, you can easily enjoy the Owani Onsen at an affordable price. The Owani Onsen has slightly salty hot springs, which has the effect of being beneficial for nerve pain and rheumatism. Inside, there are two types of large baths that use plenty of warm wood and stones, and the men and women switch baths every day. They also offer two types of outdoor baths and a family bath. They provide you with body soap and shampoo, and they also have rental towels, so it is nice that you can bathe even when you come empty handed.

    The Onsen is less than five minutes walk from the Owanionsen train station which is about 12 minutes from Hirosaki station. Gender separated, entry costs 500 yen, plus 250 yen to rent the big and...

  • Nuruyu Onsen Public Bath (Tsuru no Meito Nuruyu Onsen)
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    4.0
    10 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Aomori Kuroishi-shi Nuruyu Tsuru Izumi 79
    "A public bathhouse located in the center of the Nuruyu Onsen hot spring district whose baths are constantly replenished ""kakenagashi"" style from a source spring. The waters of the bathhouse' sodium chloride spring are said to treat such ailments as nerve pain, muscle soreness, join pain, and chronic rheumatism. Truly a space for rest and relaxation, the bathhouse is open from early in the morning, and accordingly some locals like to stop by here and take a bath before going to work. The old-fashioned bathhouse' design and decor is simple."

    大人250円で堪能できます。浴場前に無料駐車場がありますが、満車でもすぐに空きます。源泉かけ流しで、休憩所も広くノンビリできます。朝4時から営業しているそうです。しかも年中無休! 旅人にピッタリです。

  • Spa House Rocca-Pocca
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    4.5
    3 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Aomori Pref. Kamikitagunrokkashomura Takahoko Uchiuchi 337
    Just a 15-minute drive from the Rokkasho Interchange, and approximately a 35-minute drive from the Misawa Airport, this day-use hot spring bathhouse is in between Takahokonuma and Ichiyanaginuma, just a little off the National Highway 338. This bathhouse has a whole line up of restaurants, eateries, a relaxation lounge, and more. The hot spring water is sodium and calcium-chloride rich that is said to be beneficial for nerve pain, muscle soreness, and recovery from fatigue. This bathhouse has 10 various types of baths, including the bright and expansive main bath, and an outdoor bath from which one can enjoy the ever changing view that varies with each season. The usage of the bathing facilities, alternately assigned to men or women, are rotated according to even or odd numbered days. Reservations are needed up to three days in advance to dine in the private Japanese style room.

    バーコードで買い物できるシステムが便利で面白いです。温泉は普通ですが、子供が遊べるスペースがあって嬉しいです。カラオケに土産屋に、なんでもありです。

  • Yomogita-mura Fureai Center Yomogi Onsen
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    3.0
    3 Reviews
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    Aomori Higashitsugaru-gun Yomogitamura Gozawa Hamada 136-4
    A village-operated day-use hot spring identifiable by its arch roof and orange exterior. Highlights include a spacious large indoor bath capable of accommodating 140 bathers, seasonal event baths such as apple and yuzu citrus baths, a cascade bath, and sauna. A bathing room for the physically challenged is also available for use with an advance reservation. The waters of the bathhouse' salt-rich sodium chloride spring are said to treat such ailments as nerve pain, muscle soreness, and fatigue. Other facilities include a restaurant, rest lounge, and souvenir and gift shop. Reasonably-priced, the bathhouse is a great place to visit after taking in the area's naturally beautiful sea and mountains.

    村営の日帰り温泉施設で、塩化物泉を加温・循環しているとのことですが、消毒臭は気になりませんでした。広めのメイン浴槽のほか、冷たい源泉が掛け流されている小さな浴槽、サウナ、水風呂もあります。休日の夕方だったので地元の方たちで少し混みあっていました。

  • Awone Shirakami Juniko
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    3.0
    1 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Aomori Pref. Nishitsugarugunfukauramachi Matsukami Shimohamamatsu 14
    A hotel and nature activity resort located at the foot of the mountainous Shirakami-Sanchi and lake-filled Juniko areas. The facility is a convenient base for trekking Shirakami-Sanchi and touring Juniko. The facility has authentic Finland-style log cottages made with Scandinavian red pine as well as simple and modern Japanese-style rooms; both varieties are comfortable and relaxing. There's also a hot spring bath facility available for use from the end of April to the start of November and this can also be used by non-guests during this period from 15:00.

    アオーネ十二湖にある土産物店です。地元の特産品のふかうら雪人参を使った個人の手作りの「ふかうら雪人参ドレッシング」を買いました。工場で作ったものだと無添加の製品でも賞味期限が3か月ですが、個人手作りとなると半月ほどの賞味期限です。でもサラダだけでなく、カルパッチョにもおいしいと言われましたが、本当にその通りでした。

  • Minshuku Hamachidori
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Aomori Pref. Higashitsugarugunhiranaimachi Higashitazawa Yokomine 68
    This traveler's lodge is in Yokomine, Higashitazawa, Hiranai Town, Higashitsugaru County. Run by a local fisherman, they serve their guests freshly caught fish. It's on the far tip of the Natsudomari Peninsula between the Tsugaru and Shimokita Peninsulas, and rooms have great views of Oshima Island and Mutsu Bay.
  • Yunokawa Onsen Jojoen
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    Aomori Mutsu-shi Kawauchimachi Yuno Kawa 68
    "This day-use hot spring bathhouse located in the Yunokawa Onsen hot spring district was used as a filming location in the movie ""A Fugitive from the Past."" The waters of the bathhouse's simple spring are said to treat such ailments as internal diseases and nerve pain. The bathhouse has an outdoor bath from which bathers can gaze at a nearby river, and an indoor bath fragrant with the scent of hinoki cypress from Aomori; the atmosphere of either is sure to help you forget the hustle and bustle of the city. Note that the bathhouse does have a rest lounge and vending machines but no on-site restaurant."
  • Ganso Kappa no Yu
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    Aomori Mutsu-shi Ohatamachi Akataki Mountain 1-3
    The outdoor bath at the Yagen Onsen hot spring, it is noted for a legend involving a kappa, a mythical creature. The water type is a mildly alkaline simple springs, and is said to be effective against gastrointestinal disorders, skin diseases and women's diseases. It alternates between being men only and women only, and is available from early April to early November. It is closed during the winter. In order to protect the natural environment of the hot spring, the use of soaps or shampoos is prohibited.
  • Kuwahata Onsen Yun Yun
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    Aomori Shimokita-gun Kazamauramura
    This day-trip hot spring facility located on a hill was built on the site of an elementary school. The outdoor bath offers sweeping views all the way out to the Tsugaru Strait, and on clear days you can even see Hokkaido in the distance. The water type is a sodium-calcium-chloride spring, and it is said to be effective against nerve pain, muscle soreness, joint pain and frozen shoulders. Please note that outdoor baths are not available from late November to early April.
  • Matabee no Chaya
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Aomori Aomori-shi Komagome Minami Komagome Mountain 1-244
    A rest stop all are free and welcome to use, there's also a minshuku bed and breakfast and a footbath, and thus this teahouse has also received excellent reviews from people enjoying trekking in the area. In addition, on-site hot spring bathhouse, supplied by a sodium-sulfate hydrogen carbonate spring, is open to non-guests for day-use. The teahouse' popular kinoko-jiru sansai soba mushroom soup with noodles is made with mushrooms and edible wild plants personally picked by the owner.
  • Roadside Station Ikarigaseki Sekinosho Onsen
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Aomori Hirakawa-shi Ikarigaseki Abara 23-2
    This bathing facility for visitors on day trips is adjacent to Roadside Station Ikarigaseki Tsugaru-Sekinosho, which contains a farmers' market, a culture and sightseeing hall, and the Sekisho Museum. Visitors can enjoy hot spring baths with water flowing directly from the source in lavish bathing areas built with Aomori cypress, a tree known for the rich fragrance of its wood. The simple hypotonic spring water is mildly alkaline and is renowned for its effectiveness against nerve pain, muscle soreness and joint pain. There are also rentable baths that hold up to six people so that you might also enjoy some family time. The restaurant offers fried octopus balls made with Ikarigaseki's famous Japanese yams, and fortunately there is also a restaurant with a large space for banquets next door.
  • Gankake Rock (Gankake Park)
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    Aomori Shimokita-gun Saimura Sai Yagoshi 75-48
    "Consisting of two massive rock formations which resemble a man and woman embracing, this rock is accordingly said to aid visitors in finding luck in love and marriage. The ""male"" rock reaches 101 meters above sea level. Erosion has worn away the surrounding shale, exposing the rough rhyolite of the rock. The ""female"" rock is smaller, rounder, and more ""gentle"" in appearance."
  • Hoshino Resorts Oirase Keiryu Hotel
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    4.5
    824 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    231 Tochikubo, Okuse, Towada-shi, Aomori Prefecture

    It’s our second time staying at the Oirase Keiryu Hotel but there’re still many pleasant surprises – the lobby has undergone some face-lift since our first stay in the previous winter. There’s a...

  • Hoshino Resorts Aomoriya
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    4.5
    814 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    56 Furumakiyama, Misawa-shi, Aomori Prefecture

    I loved the hotel. SO unusual... in the room, they provide a Kimona - that EVERYONE wore in the hotel. All equal. It was great! Plus slippers - to wear in the hotel and hot springs! The daily...

  • Yachi Onsen
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    4.0
    72 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Aomori Towada-shi Horyo Yachi 1
    Located in the sprawling Yachi Wetlands, a habitat for alpine plants, this hot spring boasts 400 years of history and is considered one of Japan's top three secluded springs. The Yachi Onsen hot spring inn's bathtubs are filled directly from the bottom with waters said to treat lower back pain and atopy. The inn's bathhouse facilities are open to non-guests, as well, and visitors can stop by for a casual hot spring bath experience. The inn is famous for its dishes made with fresh char raised in the clean spring waters welling forth at the foot of Mt. Takada-odake, part of the Hakkoda Mountains, and whether you choose the sashimi or the grilled char, you're sure to experience culinary bliss. The inn's cuisine is also available to non-guests, so day trip hot spring bathers and visiting mountain climbers should also be sure not to miss the chance to enjoy cuisine prepared with char, edible wild plants, and fresh-picked local vegetables.

    An old, traditional onsen hidden away on top of the mountains, we drove in the dark and it was snowing when we arrived, but the rooms and bedding were very warm. Doors and partitions are thin so be...

  • Hotel JAL City Aomori
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    4.0
    640 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    4-12 Yasukata 2-chome Aomori

    This hotel is around a 10 minute walk from the station and a couple minutes walk from. Shinomachi Shopping Street. The hotel is just off the main shopping centre and most stores close by 7:00pm...

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Centuries-old stories of samurai at Kakunodate and the remains of millennia-old archaeological sites including the likes of Isedotai invite history buffs to delve into Aomori’s fascinating history. As the most northern prefecture on the Japanese mainland, Aomori enjoys a cooler climate, which makes it a welcome escape from the southern cities for combining castles, art galleries, and summer festivals with the great outdoors.

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