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Accommodations / Hot Spring Spots in Niigata Area

  • House of Light
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    4.5
    37 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Nigata Pref. Tokamachishi Ueno Kou 2891
    "This lodge was designed by the artist James Turrell. It was inspired by Junichiro Tanizaki's ""In Praise of Shadows"" and installed for the Echigo-Tsumari Art Field's 2000 Triennale. The wooden building incorporates plenty of Japanese elements and has a large front staircase. You can book overnight stays on their website, take tours of the facility, or use the rooms for daytime conferences and events. "

    The house of light was one of the "off the beaten" paths that we took during our week in Japan and it was definitely one of the highlights of our trip. It was an amazing experience that I would...

  • Salt Spa Shiokaze
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Nigata Pref. Kashiwazakishi Kitazonochou 21-17
    A day trip bath facility located along the sea in Kitazono Town, Kashiwazaki City, Niigata Prefecture where visitors can enjoy hot spring baths and a gorgeous view of Sado Island floating in the Sea of Japan. The facility’s spacious bathing section is divided into 10 areas, including full-body baths, a salt sauna, and outdoor bath, giving visitors the chance to enjoy a wide variety of bathing options. Shiokaze’s cafeteria offers seafood rice bowls, sashimi, and other Japanese delights; the sea bream chazuke, served over rice and covered with hot green tea, is a Kashiwazaki specialty. Shiokaze also offers a host of relaxation facilities and services, including seitai therapy, akasuri, and foot pressure point massage.
  • Shinsoyu Hot Spring Shiun no Sato
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    4.0
    8 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Nigata Pref. Shibatashi Fujitsukahama 966 In the prefectural Shiunji Temple memorial park
    This day-trip bathing facility is located in Shiunji Memorial Park, Shibata City, Niigata Prefecture. The hot spring water wells up from 1,300 meters deep underground. In addition to the large bath, jet bath and sauna, there is also the famous giant outdoor stone bath, carved from a giant stone. There are also relaxation rooms and restaurants for visitors to enjoy at their leisure after bathing. Also within the facility is a heated pool and a gymnasium. There is also an outdoor sports facility nearby, so visitors can refresh themselves after exercising.

    ゴルフ旅行で利用しました。近くにたくさんゴルフ場があります。いかにも公共機関の施設だなぁと実感できます。温泉は、大変よかったです。ただ、宿泊して利用することはあまりお勧めできないかな。

  • Senju Onsen, Sennen no Yu
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    4.5
    7 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Nigata Pref. Tokamachishi Minakuchizawa 121-7
    Senju Onsen is a hot spring facility for day use located in Minakuchizawa in the city of Tokamachi, Niigata Prefecture. It features tea-colored spring-fed water with weak alkalinity that is said to be beneficial for the skin. It has bathing areas permeated with the soothing scent of cypress, bath tubs made of Shinano River’s cobblestones, and a spacious outdoor bath. A popular spot for local people, it also has a large salon and lounge and a restaurant that serves a varied menu, including ramen, soba, set meals, and sushi.

    時間に限りがあり、外のスペースの足湯だけの利用となりました。週末のお昼前、地元の方が吸い込まれるように建物に入っていきます。足湯利用のかたも何人かいて、本を読んだり、話をしたりそれぞれ自分の時間を楽しんでいらっしゃいました。 足湯はぽかぽか気持ちよいのが持続しました。このあたりは温泉が豊富ですね。

  • Ryujin no Yakata
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    3.0
    1 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Nigata Pref. Nakauonumaguntsunanmachi Yachi 7031
    Ryujin no Yakata is a hot spring facility for day use in the town of Tsunan, Naka-uonuma County, Niigata Prefecture. It is located near Ryugakubo Spring, renowned as one of the 100 finest natural springs in Japan, and it is one spot where visitors can experience the abundant water from this spring. There is a long, narrow, dragon-shaped rock bath called Ryujin no Yu and a wooden bath patterned after a shrine forest called Jomon no Yu. Men and women trade places every Wednesday. A spacious tatami room where customers can relax after bathing is available at no charge, and individual rooms are available for a fee. There is even a restaurant where visitors can enjoy set meals or noodles.

    新潟県中越の山間部、長野県と接する津南町の立ち寄り専門の天然温泉浴場です。地元名産津南ポークの食堂と土産物の売店が付属しています。大地の芸術祭2018の作品が展示されているのでやってきました。付近には、特にめぼしい観光スポットがあるわけではないので、普段は地元の人しか利用していないようでした。

  • Nagamine Onsen Yuttari-no-Sato
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    3.5
    3 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Nigata Pref. Jouetsushi Yoshikawa-ku Nagamine 100
    A day-trip hot spring facility in Yoshikawa Ward, Joetsu City, Niigata Prefecture. There are two main bathrooms, a Japanese style and a Roman style bathroom, which visitors can enjoy on a daily rotating basis. Each of the baths has a spacious indoor bath, a medicinal herb bath, a natural radium ore bath, as well as an outdoor bath from where visitors can enjoy the wide open views of Mt. Yoneyama and Mt. Ogamidake. At extra cost visitors can also use the enzyme bath with naturally fermented enzymes of hinoki cypress sawdust and medicinal herbs. There is also a restaurant which serves dishes using homegrown organic vegetables, and a rest area.

    食事と温泉が楽しめます。温泉は塩化物泉で油臭がしてとてもよく温まります。内湯および露天風呂もあります。食事は800円-1000円程度が平均的な価格です。

  • Niigata City Iwamuro Tourist Information Center Iwamuroya
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    3.5
    2 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Nishikan-ku Iwamuronsen 96-1
    This sightseeing facility in Nishikan Ward, Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture provides information on the Iwamuro Onsen (hot spring) region’s history, traditions, culture, and tourist spots. There’s a tourism information area, a rest area, a footbath, a dining hall serving local cuisine such as the famous “kensayaki” and “rice flour ramen,” making it great as a pit stop on drives. There are also regional specialty products and souvenirs for sale. The plaza and exhibition room of the “Dento Bunka Denshokan (Traditional Culture Museum)” host various seasonal events.

    道の駅のスタイルに酷似です。入り口の外側には農家直売のぶどうやトマト等が売られています。ジャージー牛ソフトクリーム@300円を食べてみました。とってもミルキーで美味しいです。クリーム感が強すぎないところが好印象です。足湯がありましたが先客がいらっしゃり写真は撮れませんでしたが、熱すぎず丁度良い湯温でした。

  • Echigo Kawaguchi Onsen
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Nigata Pref. Nagaokashi Kawaguchinakayama 2515-3
    Echigo Kawaguchi Onsen is a hot spring facility for day use in the city of Nagaoka, Niigata Prefecture. It boasts a splendid view of the Shinano River and the mystical three great mountains of Echigo. The water has a high level of osmotic pressure, so the natural spring water components beneficial for the skin are easily absorbed. The outdoor scenic bath, filled with brownish spring water, is a place where customers can bathe while breathing in pure, natural air. Inside are reclining baths, baths with flowing water, electric baths, and saunas. The building also contains a lounge with a scenic view, an exercise room, and a restaurant.
  • Akakura Hot Spring NotenburoTaki no Yu
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Nigata Pref. Myoukoushi Akakura
    This is a day-trip bathing facility located in Akakura, Myoko City, Niigata Prefecture, a spot where you can enjoy Akakura hot springs boasting an abundance of hot water. The main attraction of the bathhouse is the big outdoor bath that is built with about 3,000 large rocks and is large enough for about 50 people. A waterfall flowing down from the rock is also popular. In the summer months a pool where guests can wear swimwear is opened and water shooters and slides are also set up in the hot spring pool. Inside the hall there is also a rest area of 50-tatami mats in size.
  • Katsura no Seki Hot Spring Yumu
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    4.5
    14 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Nigata Pref. Iwafunegunsekikawamura Shimoseki 1307-11
    This is a day-trip bathing facility located in “Sekikawa Roadside Station” in Sekikawa Village, Iwafune, Niigata Prefecture. It is a spot where visitors can casually stop by on a drive or trip to enjoy the Katsura no Seki Onsen, which was the fifth hot spring to be opened in the village. In the large bathing area there is a large inside bath, a jet spa bath, and an outdoor bath where you can enjoy a hot spring bath in the fresh air. For a break after your bath, there is a room called the “Interaction Hall” with a sunken fireplace and benches, the relax room, or a room with a tatami floor. There is also a karaoke room with a large screen.

    道の駅の中にあります。 入館料は500円 桂の関温泉ゆ-む 朝9時から営業はありがたい 湯上り後はサンダルを借りて道の駅でアユ焼きとオニギリ購入 休憩室で食べれます

  • Akakura Hot Springs Ashiyu (foot bath) Park
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    3.5
    3 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Nigata Pref. Myoukoushi Akakura Hot spring 585-1
    This is a spa town which is located in the mountainside of “Mt. Myoko” in Myoko City, Niigata Prefecture, which prospered from the Edo period as a province managed hot spring. It has been famous as a ski resort since the Meiji era, and there are a number of well-known ski resorts such as “Akakura Onsen Ski Resort” nearby. Akakura hot spring is a combination of two spring types, and is a valuable famous spring called “spring of beautiful skin,” and “natural skin lotion.” “Akakura hot spring footbath park” is located on the edge of the Akakura hot spring township, and in the park there are large and small footbaths that anyone can use free of charge.

    This is a family-run ryokan. They provide basic amenities. However, I think those are good enough for a ski trip. For example, they have a very big dry room which we use to lot to store our gears...

  • Spa resort Kurhaus Tsunan
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Nigata Pref. Nakauonumaguntsunanmachi Ashigasaki Otsu 203
    This is a health promotion facility located in Tsunan Town, Nakauonuma County, Niigata Prefecture. There is a variety of hot springs and visitors can enjoy hot spring baths as well as a swimming pool using the water from the hot spring. The Bade zone bath includes a “Togoru” mineral hot spring, “Utase-yu” waterfall bath, laying bath, and sauna. In the pool zone there is a 25 meter pool, a children’s pool, a water slide, and swimming classes are also held. There is also a training room and a lounge in the facility. This facility requiring visitors to wear swimsuits also attracts couples and families.
  • Tahou Onsen Dairo no Yu
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    4.0
    16 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Nishikan-ku Ishize 3250
    Unusual for a day-trip onsen, there are three different quality springs you can enjoy at Tahou Onsen Dairo no Yu: the spring for beautifying skin, the spring that softens keratin and is gentle on skin, and the healing spring that wipes away fatigue. The entire facility creates healing space, as you can see a Japanese garden from every room in the main building, and you can see the grand Mr. Tahouzan from the annex. About 20 minutes by car via Makikata-higashi Interchange on the Hokuriku Expressway.

    西蒲区で温泉街の体を唯一なしている岩室温泉。そこで日帰りと言えば、だいろ。近隣のじょんのびと比べると、泉質は明らかにだいろの方が良い。しかし、清潔感と利用者のマナーはだいろが格段に悪い。

  • Yagigahana Onsen Iiyuratei
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    4.0
    18 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Nigata Pref. Sanjoushi Minamimogawa 16-1
    Iiyuratei is a relaxation and sports center where you can a full view of Yagigahana—selected as one of Niigata’s Top 100 Sites. With outdoor baths, after-baths, lie-in baths, magma baths, and nano-mist saunas, you’ll want to come back again and again. It also features a restaurant with Italian dishes made with local ingredients as well as a Japanese restaurant fun for young and old. Approximately 40 minutes by car via Sanjo Tsubame Interchange on the Hokuriku Expressway.

    三条から車で1時間弱かかりました。土日でしたがそこまで混んでいることもありませんでした。 天気も良かったため最高の景色でした。浅い川もあったためサンダルもあれば入れると思います。 露天風呂からは岩山が真正面に見え、30分ほどそれを眺めながらボーっとするという贅沢な時間も過ごせました。 川をわたってすぐそこにはキャンプできる空間もあるので次回はぜひキャンプも楽しめたらと思います。

  • Yahiko Sakuraikyo Onsen Sakura no Yu
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Nigata Pref. Nishikambaragunyahikomura Fumoto 1970
    The Yahiko Sakurai-go Onsen Sakura Hot Springs are 100% natural hot springs perfect for day trips. You can enjoy a wide variety of baths, from outdoor baths, tub baths, lie-in baths, waist-deep baths, saunas, foot baths, and rock baths. There are 4 options for women’s yukata (robe), so you have a choice. The restaurant has a great selection of dishes that kids and adults are sure to love. Approximately 35 minutes by car via Sanyo Tsubame Interchange on the Hokuriku Expressway.
  • Tsukioka Onsen Hot Spring and Yutabi Foot Baths
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Nigata Pref. Shibatashi Tsukiokaonsen 552-22
    Take a 25-minute shuttle bus from Toyosaka Station on the JR Hakushin Line to the Tsukioka Onsen Hot Spring and free footbaths at Tsukihime Square. The spring water is rich in sulfur, sodium and chloride with low alkalinity and hypotonicity. It lessens fatigue and swelling of internal organs and is said to be good for menstrual pain. Towels can be purchased from nearby shops and guests from the Mashu Ryokan (Japanese style inn) can borrow towels without charge. The theater in the facility, Tsukimidai, has geisha performances every Sunday from April to November.
  • Kuwadori Yuttari Village
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    3.5
    6 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Nigata Pref. Jouetsushi Minakuchi 601
    This day trip hot spring in Minakuchi Joetsu City, Niigata Prefecture also offers lodging. The spring water is simple alkaline water that is said to be good for those with nerve pain, muscle pain, joint pain, and sensitivity to cold. After paying the entrance fee you'll have open access to come and go from the baths until 9 p.m. There are walking paths through the forest nearby giving plenty of options to refresh both body and spirit through nature. The menu in the restaurant and banquet hall overflow with seasonal foods and the multi course kaiseki meal is filled with ingredients from the local sea and mountains. Overnight stays include two meals.

    高田から県道199号を通って、途中対向車が来たらどうすればいいんだろう、という箇所がありましたが、景色を楽しみながら山越えをしました。 玄関を入り、まずは受付で入浴料500円を払います。日帰り入浴の場合は、そのまま右奥の方へ。 お風呂は、内湯、薬湯風呂(今回は檸檬風呂)、そして露天風呂です。 泉質は単純泉で、匂いはありません。 加温はしているようですが、加水はしていないとのことです。 洗い場も広い...

  • Landmark Myoko Kogen
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Niigata Prefecture Myoko City Ikenohei Onsen 2413-11
    This day trip hot spring resort is near the Ike-no-Taira Onsen Ski Area. The resort has both saunas and baths as well as a special black mud spring open air bath which mixes the spring water with mud from Myoko's Southern Jigokudani (Hell Valley) raising the mineral composition of the spring water and making this the perfect place to rest your tired body after a day of skiing or hiking. A low temperature charcoal sauna has a temperature of approximately 40 degrees Celsius and is available for women only for an additional fee. Along with an internet cafe and comic library with over 10,000 volumes there is a restaurant which serves Myoko Kogen beer delivered straight from the brewery.
  • Komako-no-yu Hot Spring
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    3.5
    2 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Nigata Pref. Minamiuonumagunyuzawamachi Yuzawa 148
    This public bath is approximately a 20-minute walk from JR Echigo-Yuzawa Station and takes its name from Komako, the heroine from Kawabata Yasunari's novel Snow Country. While small the facility does have a resting room with tatami mats, a shop, and a display with documents from Snow Country. From the windows near the baths you can look out at the Yuzawa Mountain Range. Bath towel rentals are available making it easy to drop in empty handed. The spring water is rich in sulfur and calcium chloride with low alkalinity and hypotonicity and has a positive effect on neuralgia, myalgia, frozen shoulder, and chronic digestive illnesses.

    名前に惹かれ、平日の午後に行きました。越後湯沢駅から歩き、20分程で到着しました。内湯がひとつ、大きな窓で明るく、きれいな共同湯だなという印象です。雪の季節はわかりませんが、当日は地元の方とゆったり入ることができました。川端康成の「雪国」に関する展示が多くあります。

  • Matsuyama Hot Spring Center, Taka no Yu
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Nigata Pref. Tokamachishi Matsunoyamayumoto 18-1
    To reach this municipal hot spring center take the bus from Matsudai Station on the Hokuetsu Express Hokuhoku Line for 25 minutes and get off at the Matsu-no-Yama Onsen bus stop. Both indoor and outdoor baths are available. Matsunoyama Onsen is counted as one of Echigo's top three most famous hot springs and draws its water from one of seven wellsprings. The spring is known to have a strong medical benefit and due to its high salinity, you won't feel a chill after leaving the baths even in the winter. The spring contains both sulfur and calcium chloride and is said to have the highest content of boric acid in Japan.

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Found along the northwestern coast of Japan, Niigata prefecture is celebrated for its high-quality rice and breathtaking nature, most notably its spectacular mountains, whose white peaks draw in snow sports lovers from far and wide over the winter months. Hit the slopes at Yuzawa, pick out your favourite modern artist at Echigo Tsumari, or take a ferry over to Sado Island for an extra adventure.

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