Hot Spring / Hot Spring Ryokan Spots in Gifu Area

  • Hirayu Onsen
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    4.5
    23 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Gifu Takayama-shi Okuhida Hot spring village Hirayu
    The oldest hot spring district in the Okuhida Onsenkyo hot spring village sprawling at the foot of Mt. Norikura. According to the Hishushi written at the end of the Edo period, the area was discovered when the mighty lord Takeda Shingen invaded the Hida region and happened to follow an old, white monkey to a hot spring. There are some 40 source springs in the district, and, depending on the location, visitors can enjoy a variety of hot spring qualities, including hydrogen carbonate springs, chloride springs, sulfur springs, and simple springs. Located close to Kamikochi and Mt. Norikura, the district is also used as a base for mountain climbing activities. Hantai eggs, boiled eggs with firm yolks and soft whites, are a popular local specialty made using the area's high temperature hot spring waters, which reach up to 90 ° C.

    Hirayu onsen is a scenic town surrounded by the mountains in Takayama. It was near to the winter season when we were there and we can see breathtaking views of mountains with sprinkles of snow on...

  • Shirakawa-go-no-yu hot springs resort
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    4.0
    147 Reviews
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    Gifu Pref. Onogunshirakawamura Ogimachi 337
    Shirakawa-go-no-yu hot springs resort is located in Shirakawa-go, a village whose traditional Gasshozukuri-style farmhouses have been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The hot spring water contains natural sodium chloride, which has a warming effect and also helps to ensure smooth skin. There is a comprehensive range of baths; both the men’s baths and the women’s baths include indoor baths, outdoor baths and saunas; from the outdoor baths, bathers can view the peaks of Mt. Hakusan, the cluster of Gasshozukuri-style farmhouses, and, flowing right below them, the Shogawa River. The resort has both Japanese-style and Western-style rooms, so visitors who are looking for a more relaxed hot springs and tourism experience can enjoy an overnight stay.

    If you want to experience authentic Japanese sleeping arrangements and traditional food then youd have fun here. Otherwise, you wont enjoy it. Only dinner and breakfast meals are served here so if...

  • Alps Kaido Hirayu
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    3.5
    92 Reviews
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    Gifu Pref. Takayamashi Okuhidaonsengouhirayu 628
    This sightseeing facility containing a natural hot spring is along National Route 158 in Okuhida Onsengo Hirayu. The large bathing facility is supplied with natural spring water and offers a view of Mt. Kasa (the Northern Alps). There’s a free lounge room as well. You’ll also find a restaurant and cafe with a demonstration sales area offering Hida cuisine, a restaurant for groups that can seat 450, a specialty goods store, a convenience store corner, a shopping center with a workshop selling freshly baked bread, and more. You can use the footbath near the bus stop for free.

    A bus stop en route to the shinhotaka ropeway with a shop selling souvenirs of Takayama and a food area for people to do some shopping or have food as this is a transfer terminal up to the ropeway...

  • Spa Resort Yunohana Island
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    4.0
    42 Reviews
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    Gifu Pref. Kanishi Dota Owaki 4800-1
    A hot spring bath facility located a 15 minute drive from the Minokamo Interchange on the Tokai-Kanjo Expressway. Here you can enjoy a gorgeous view of the Kisogawa River flowing right below your eyes while bathing in hot spring waters renowned for their skin beautifying properties welling up from 1,800 meters below ground. The bathhouse has eight different outdoor baths, the most famous of which is the Jade Bath, a bath carved out of raw jade, a stone believed to ward away evil and misfortune in China. The bathhouse also has a large stone-enclosed bath and “kakenagashi” style bath constantly replenished from a natural hot spring source, both of which offer a sweeping view of Hida-Kisogawa Quasi-National Park, an area selected as having the most beautiful river scenery in the country.

    We were taken by Japanese friends to the huge spa- the onsen and all the facilities are 5* but the food in the spa itself is less so hence the four stars. You could spend all day - there is so much...

  • Gandatekyo Himeshaga no Yu
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    4.0
    44 Reviews
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    Gifu Gero-shi Osakacho Ochiai 1656
    "This day-use bathing facility is located in Hida-Osaka Onsenkyo, Osaka-cho, Gero City where is famous for waterfalls and hot springs . The natural, dark reddish-brown carbonated spring has been soothing travelers since ancient times, and the quality of the hot spring water is a rarity even in Japan for its ability to heal the body from both the inside and outside. The carbonated water in the baths ease muscle stiffness, it heals your stomach and intestines when ingested, and it is said that it produces a unique flavor and deliciousness when used in cooking. The popular ""Himeshaga wholly mineral spring special"" menu item you can enjoy in the dining area is shabu-shabu using natural carbonated spring water and ""Nattoku pork"" as Gifu's local specialty. Tofu boiled in mineral spring water has a mellow taste as it starts to dissolve, and it is recommended to make zosui rice soup with the dashi soup stock at the end."

    何度かチャレンジしたけどやっぱり源泉は冷たくて入れなかったです。 温かい方もぬるめなので、こちらはとても入りやすいです。鉄の匂いがすごくします。 年末の午前中に訪れましたが脱衣場も広さがあるので特に混雑は感じませんでした。 JAFの割引があります。

  • Hirayunomori
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    4.0
    10 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Gifu Pref. Takayamashi Okuhidaonsengouhirayu 763-1
    Hirayunomori is a large Onsen (hot springs) resort located in the Oku-Hida Onsen District of Gifu Prefecture. Covering an area of approximately 50,000 square meters, and surrounded by verdant natural forest, Hirayunomori has a total of 16 hot springs baths (with separate baths for men and women) with different levels of mineral content and with different water temperature. All of the baths are supplied using the Gensen-kakenagashi (Free-flowing) method directly from a natural hot springs source. The baths include open-air baths with great views of the surrounding natural scenery, as well as a retro-style large indoor bath. There are ski resorts and campsites in the vicinity, making this a marvelous area for leisure activities. There is plenty for children to do as well, so this is a great choice for a family outing.

    we looked for a place opened after 8 pm - since we spent our days hiking in kamikochi and then in the onsens. this place was the only place opened - until 23:00! there was a nice selection of foods...

  • Sasara
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    4.0
    65 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Gifu Pref. Geroshi Mori 1412-1
    This Gero Onsen hot spring inn is on a hill with a sweeping view of the town. It consists of two separate buildings, and about half of the rooms have open-air baths. You can enjoy the beautifying effects of Gero Onsen’s hot spring water in their large common bath and their “Roten-Nekko-Buro, a private outdoor bath carved from the stump of a 700-year-old tree. Their bedrock bath and esthetic treatments make it very popular with women. For dinner, they serve sweet, large-grained Ryu-no-Hitomi rice and meticulously prepared kaiseki banquet cuisine with Hida beef. Don’t miss their official website for limited offer value plans.

    This is a traditional ryokan. The reception was friendly and professional including tea served in your room upon arrival and an orientation as to the various utilities and yukatas. The room was...

  • Seki Itadori River Onsen Bardehaus
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    4.0
    23 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Gifu Pref. Sekishi Itadori 4175-9
    This hot spring bathing facilities is in Itadori River Onsen in Itadori, Seki City, Gifu Prefecture. It has two subtly alkaline hot spring sources and is known for the abundance of its water. Besides being effective for neuralgia and muscle pain, people say the water is great for the skin. Both the men's and women's sections have indoor and open-air baths, and there's a rest area to unwind after your soak. You can purchase hot spring water in units of 100 liters from their onsen stand for enjoying its benefits at home.

    Itadoori is also could be known as the Japanese Swiss, one of the nicest place to be in Japan if you enjoy nature, and remarkable seeing sights. The thermal Baden Haus is very clean, wasnt crowded...

  • Enakyo Grand Hotel
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    3.5
    64 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Gifu Ena-shi Oicho 2709-77

    Very enjoyable stay in this hotel just before the Coronavirus pandemic really got going. Comfortable rooms in traditional Japanese style with spectacular views over the nearby lake. Good onsen and...

  • Ooedo Onsen Monogatari Gero Shinkan
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    4.0
    24 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Gifu Pref. Geroshi Mori 1781
    This hot spring hotel is approximately five minutes by car from JR Takayama Main Line's Gero Station. After being renovated it reopened as Ooedo Onsen Monogatari Gero Shinkan, and it's now available for day use as well as overnight stays. The high quality natural hot spring water straight from the source is gentle on the skin and known for its beautifying properties. All of the rooms face south and have a view of the mountains with their seasonal changes, the Hida River just below, and on clear nights the wide starry sky. Their buffet restaurant serves genuine Japanese and creative Chinese and Western fare for your dining pleasure from their 10-meter open kitchen.

    大江戸温泉物語は、何年ぶりであろう? 北陸方面での旅行はよく利用していました。 下呂新館は始めてで…山の上にあり温泉街には、駅まで行ける送迎バス(ハイエース)ですが、最終が17:20で早めにホテルに帰って来なければダメなので諦め。 早めにホテルに来てチェックインまで温泉街で観光とかがオススメ。 ホテルの売店は小さく お土産品の数が 少なく思いました。で合掌村で足りないものを、揃えました。 部屋とお...

  • Kur Resort Yubunesawa
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    4.0
    30 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Gifu Pref. Nakatsugawashi Misaka 280
    A hot spring bathhouse and waterpark located in Misaka, Nakatsugawa City. A free shuttle bus travels to the facility from Nakatsugawa Station. Visitors can enjoy the skin beautifying waters that well up from under the ground in the Nakatsugawa Onsen hot spring district in the facility’s indoor or outdoor baths. The facility also has a “Baden Zone” which you can enjoy in a swimsuit on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. The zone has 13 different stress-relieving functional baths in which you can lie down or walk. The facility’s pool area has swimming pools and a waterslide, as well as an outdoor pool only open in summer from which you can feel the mountain winds while swimming. Inside, the facility has children’s play area, restaurant, and shop, and the facility offers various banquet hall plans for events.

    Walked ~1.8KM from Magome to reach the onsen after completing the Tsumago to Magome walk, as there was no direct bus from Magome. The road from Magome is well-paved, but apparently not...

  • Mitsumine
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    4.0
    24 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Gifu Kani-shi Omori 1748-1

    Close to home it is a great place to wind down. The outside baths are great year round. Watch the seasons unfold before your eyes. 近所なので、気楽にくつろげる。露天風呂は素晴らしです。森に直面していて、季節感に溢れるホッとできる場所です。

  • Shirasagi no Yu
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    4.0
    27 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Gifu Pref. Geroshi Yunoshima 856-1
    This hot spring is located approximately a 7-minute walk from JR Gero Station. A while building with a Romanesque-style, this bathing facility has long been popular with locals. You can relax in the hot springs while gazing out on the Hida River and the surrounding mountains from the inner baths of Japanese cypress. Because there is no shampoo, body soap or towels, you will need to prepare and bring them in advance or purchase them there. At the front of the building, there is a free footbath with a statue of Venus in the center, making it a place bustling with many tourists.

    Onsen pass allow 3entry to joined spas/resort. I choose 2 thats I think most beautiful, and the last to this onsen that claims to be the origin of Gero onsen. Rest room still ok, bath area are very...

  • Tsukechikyo Kuraya Onsen Onpoi no Yu
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    4.0
    17 Reviews
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    Gifu Pref. Nakatsugawashi Tsukechichou 1929-1
    This day-trip hot spring in Kakenagashi (not-recycled) style is situated in Tsukechi Gorge, a natural treasure trove filled with greenery located in the Tsukechi-cho, Nakatsugawa City, Gifu Prefecture. A simple alkaline hot spring (alkaline, hypotonic, high temperature), it is said to be effective for bruises, sprains and muscle pain. It has six different types of baths such as rock natural hot spring two level baths where you can enjoy open-air baths while bathing in the trees and the other four types of baths such as open-air cypress natural hot spring two level baths using extravagant Kiso Goki cypress wood. The baths alternate the first and 15th of every month between being men only and women only.

    Onpoi no yu is a nice, little onsen in Gifu-ken at the begin of the japanese alps. I visited it many times. It is always clean and quite modern. There is a Sauna, some indoor and two outdoor pools...

  • Yuge no Sato
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    4.0
    18 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Gifu Pref. Ibigunikedachou Dan 721
    Yuge no Sato is located 10 minutes by car from Ibi Station on the Yoro Railway in Ibi County, Gifu Prefecture. Piped from the ground, the water is smooth, not too hot, hypotonic, and contains little alkali. In addition to the indoor baths, there is an outdoor bath that offers views of Mt. Kinkazan and the northern Japan Alps, as well as beautiful nighttime views. The onsite restaurant, Yuge-an, serves foods with seasonal flavors, including vegetarian dishes, such as Dengaku (tofu or root vegetables basted with miso and roasted) and Sesame Tofu. It also serves matcha tea sets, which are a perfect refreshment after one's bath.

    揖斐川町の小高い山の中にあります。車高の低い車だと急坂で擦るかもしれません。また駐車場が狭いので注意が必要です。 入浴料は受付で現金またはクレジットカードで先払い。その後、100段近くある階段を登る必要があり、ご高齢の方などは注意が必要ですが、違うルートもあるようなので受付で相談してください。 浴室は6人位入れる内湯と、15人位入れる露天風呂、4人位入れる冷泉露天風呂のみですが、露天風呂からみ...

  • Usuzumi Onsen Shikisaikan
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    4.0
    16 Reviews
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    Gifu Pref. Motosushi Neokadowaki 422
    A hot spring inn with a sweeping view of the Neo mountains located close to the Usuzumi-zakura, considered one of the three most majestic cherry trees in Japan. The hot spring waters here are notable for containing diluted seawater and are said to have come long ago from Ise Bay. Day trip visitors can enjoy the pink waters of the flower-shaped Sakura no Yu bath, and the multiple bucket-shaped wooden bathtubs fed by a central iron kettle in the Yajikita no Yu area. The facility also has a reservable private bath. The inn’s restaurant serves dishes made with seasonal, local ingredients such as local river fish. Whether coming for a day or staying here, the inn offers plans which include sightseeing amidst the lush natural beauty of the area, as well as a variety of other plans.

    道の駅 うすずみ桜の里・ねお の隣にあります。 入場料は、大人850円子供 JAFカードか岐阜っ子カードを見せれば100円引きになりますよ。 温泉は、室内風呂(ジェットバス・水風呂)露天風呂は、温度は熱いので湯冷めすることもありません(露天風呂と、たる風呂が5個)サウナ(ミストサウナ、普通のサウナ)2種類ありますが狭いのでどちらも5人ほどしか入れません、詰めれば入れるのでしょうがサウナの中で肌と...

  • Hida Shokawa Ouka no Yu
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    4.0
    27 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Gifu Pref. Takayamashi Shoukawachousarumaru 82-1
    This natural hot spring facility is right off the Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway's Shokawa Interchange. Adjacent to roadside station Sakura-no-Sato Shokawa, it's known for high temperatures and bubbling up unaided. They provide soap, shampoo, and conditioner. They also rent face and bath towels, so you can stop in without your bathing gear. They have a large wooden indoor communal bath, and their spacious outdoor bath lets you soak at your leisure while listening to the sound of the nearby waterfall and gazing up at Shokawa's starry night sky. It also has a family bath available for private use and a special needs bath.

    Stopped for lunch here on our way back to Nagoya. Surprisingly, they served fabulous chicken wings here! Theres also fresh hida milk in a vending machine. Did not have time try the onsen. But its...

  • Kushihara Onsen Sasayuri no Yu
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    4.0
    8 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Gifu Pref. Enashi Kushihara 3135-2
    A hot spring bathhouse located on a small, 464 meter tall mountain. Situated in a picturesque area, bathers can enjoy a sweeping view of beautiful natural scenery from the outdoor bath. The view of the nearby mountains colored by the setting sun is particularly spectacular. The bathhouse also has a medicinal bath designed to soothe chronic skin conditions, and jacuzzi and whirlpool baths which massage aching muscles. The facility’s restaurant can accommodate memorial services and banquets and serves a goheimochi broiled rice cake skewers set meal and the facility’s own Sasayuri salad. In addition, the facility also sells local specialty products. The bathhouse is closed on Wednesdays and from December 30 to January 1.

    大人600円、新しくてきれいな日帰り温泉施設です。大きめの内湯と露天風呂が2つあり、行ったのが夜だったので暖色系の明かりが雰囲気があり良かったです、もう少し暗くすると夜空の星もきれいに見えるかなと思いました。休憩する所は畳の寝転べるところもあり、ドライブの休憩にもいいところでした。

  • Ibigawa Onsen Fujihashi no Yu
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    4.0
    9 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Gifu Pref. Ibigunibigawachou Higashiyokoyama 207
    A natural hot spring bath facility located in Roadside Station Hoshi-no-Furusato Fujihashi. The facility’s simple alkaline hot spring waters are said to ease nerve and muscle pain. The facility has a variety of baths, including a footbath and jacuzzi, as well as a private, reservable family bath. In addition, the Fujihashi area is one of the best places in Japan for astronomical observation, and at night, bathers can enjoy a star filled sky from the facility’s outdoor bath. The bathhouse has an adjoining restaurant and also offers services such as ashi-tsubo foot massage on Wednesdays. The bathhouse is closed on Thursdays and facility hours differ in the January and February period and the March through December period.

    滋賀県長浜市木ノ本から、もしくは岐阜県揖斐川町から、徳山ダム方面に向け国道を走る走る走る、とようやく到着。道の駅併設しています。 日帰り温泉施設は数あれど、入浴料だけで無料で貸切風呂が使えるのは珍しいです。事前に予約がベストです。ハンディキャップをお持ちの方、乳幼児をお連れの方などにお勧めです。 泉質はアルカリ性単純温泉のようで、少しヌルヌルする以外に特徴はありませんでしたが、山の澄みきった空...

  • Tenko no Yu
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    4.5
    14 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Gifu Pref. Tajimishi Obatachou 6-105-1
    This day-trip hot spring facility is where you can enjoy the only natural hot springs in Tajimi. Inside the building with a relaxed Japanese-style atmosphere, you can use the garden rotenburo (open-air bath) where you can enjoy the flowering trees from season to season, the large sauna that is the largest in the region, and a body care room. In addition, there is a restaurant where you can eat everything from snacks to traditional course Japanese meals using seasonal ingredients, so you can become refreshed in comfort.

    I stayed in Tajimi for a month and this was my favorite place to relax. The onsen in quite new, it has a lot of baths (indoor and outdoor) with different temperatures, sauna, hammam...very complete...

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Tucked away in the very center of Japan, Gifu prefecture houses mountains, old towns, and one of Japan's greatest hot springs, Gero Onsen. A tour of the prefecture's traditional architecture will take you from the mountain-enveloped wooden streets of Takayama to the mountain village of Shirakawago, where visitors can explore 250-year-old thatched roofed houses known as gassho-zukuri.

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