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Kinosaki Onsen

1300 year old hot spring town

Kinosaki Onsen at night

Nestled in a valley, surrounded by mountains and sea, this hot spring town is filled with the tradition and culture of old Japan. Gazing at the classic architecture as you stroll along the willow and cherry blossom lined river, it’s easy to understand why Kinosaki attracts both Japanese and foreign visitors seeking to experience a piece of history and culture. The nostalgic ambience greets you the moment you arrive. The entire town feels like one large singular ryokan. The station is your entrance, the streets the hallways. The inns are your rooms and the hot springs your bath. Slip on your yukata and indulge in some total relaxation in one of the largest ryokans you will ever visit.

Master Local Expert of Kinosaki Onsen
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I hope I can express to you how special my town is. A town that I feel is one of a kind, a miracle onsen town, and is beautifully suited for yukata.

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ACCOMMODATIONS

Sleep on a plump and soft futon, savor a lavish full course kaiseki meal, and take in the beautifully simple surroundings during your stay in a traditional ryokan.

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Yamamotoya

Centrally located in the hot spring town, perfect for touring the public hot springs. Great place to ...

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Plan with one night lodging and two meals included. DETAILS

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En

The Japanese – style auberge only for adults.

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Stay with no meals plan DETAILS
Tajima Beef (Kobe Beef) Steak Plan DETAILS

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Sennen no Yu Koman

Kinosaki Onsen's founding hot spring inn. Composed of tradition, hot springs, and wooden structures c...

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Luxurious Crab Kaiseki Dinner Plan DETAILS
The best of Kinosaki. Different cuisine every month. (November~March) DETAILS

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Morizuya

Cave bath carved from the mountain, a favorite with female guests. In the middle of Kinosaki with an ...

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Standard Winter Crab Hot Pot Full Course Meal Plan DETAILS

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Suigou

Surrounded by gardens, stop a while and calm your mind at our affordable Japanese family style inn.

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One night lodging with no meals (Included a free pass to the seven public onsen) DETAILS

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Nishimuraya Honkan

With 150 years of history, member of Relais & Châteaux and rated as the "Best Onsen Ryokan" in Lonely...

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Seasonal Kaiseki Dinner Included DETAILS
Breakfast-Only DETAILS

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Okeshou

This traditional Japanese inn has Japanese style rooms with a living room and bedroom (2room) layout,...

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One Night Stay with Breakfast DETAILS
One Night Stay without Meals  DETAILS

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Tokiwa Bekkan

Gardens, cuisine, and an open air bath. A relaxing stay for each individual guest. Many have come bac...

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One Night Stay with Breakfast DETAILS
Standard Dinner and Breakfast Plan DETAILS

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Kobayashiya

In front of 'Ichi no Yu' open-air bath in the middle of Kinosaki Onsen, the inns wood gives off a war...

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Winter’s No.1 Plan/Deluxe Crab Dinner/2.5 Crabs per Guest DETAILS
Winter’s No.2 Plan/Standard Crab Dinner/2 Crabs per Guest DETAILS

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Ookawa

Renovated in July of 2008 with the theme of quiet calmness. An inn with meals homemade with the good ...

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Brand Matsuba Crab Full Course DETAILS
<Including Crab Tempura> 3 Crabs for 2 Guests! How wold you like them to cook? DETAILS

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yamayoshi

Awarded "No.1 satisfied with dinner in kinki and hokuriku area in Mar. 2014 by a Japanese website for...

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Full Course Meal Featuring Crab Hot Pot ! Using Tagged Shibayama Crab DETAILS

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Ginka

LOCATION: Toyooka; 4km from Kinosaki Onsen. Accessible by car (Shuttle service available from Kinosak...

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Full Course of Brand Tsuiyama Crab Dinner Plan/1.5 Crabs per Guest DETAILS
Basic Kaiseki Dinner Plan for Spring! Tajima Beef included.<Akatsuki>(4/1~5/6) DETAILS

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Mikiya

Once visited by the late literary master Naoya Shiga. Yukari Inn's wooden design is purely Japanese a...

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Kaiseki Dinner Plan Featuring Brand Crab Dishes and Tajima Beef DETAILS

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Kourakuen

Enjoy relaxing hot springs and delicious meals worth their price at this tranquil inn.

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<Most Popular!> Full Course of Brand Tsuiyama Crab Dinner DETAILS
(WinterPlan-A) Tajima Beef and Kasumi Crab Dinner Plan DETAILS

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Kinsui

Inside we\'ve created soothing surroundings with sunken fireplaces and a salon.

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Simple lodging only plan. No meals included. DETAILS

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Kawaguchiya Kinosaki Riverside Hotel

Our ryokan aims to provide the best service and hospitality to our guests. We are located on the rive...

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Standard Brand Crab Kaiseki Plan DETAILS
Up Graded Brand Crab Kaiseki Plan DETAILS

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Seri

Enjoy traditional Japanese course meals and views of Maruyama River and the rolling mountains from th...

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Fresh Tsuiyama Crab and Tajima Beef Shabu shabu Plan (inc. free bath for private use) DETAILS

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Hotel Kinparo

LOCATION: Toyooka; 4.5km from Kinosaki Onsen. Accessible by Bus.

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Variety Crab Kaiseki and Beef Steak Dinner Plan. DETAILS

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Nishimuraya Hotel Shogetsutei

Renovated 2017! Luxurious hotel & ryokan with private onsen baths & free shuttle.

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Snow Crab and Tajima Beef Kaiseki DETAILS
Crab Full Course Kaiseki Dinner DETAILS

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Tsutaya

Beautifully constructed of wood, this 3 story Ryokan blends into Kinosaki Onsen's elegance.

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Crab Kaiseki Course Meal Featuring A Boiled Whole Crab DETAILS
Deluxe Crab Dinner Plan! Variety of crab cuisine DETAILS
ACCESS

This lovely hot spring town is about a 2.5 hour train ride from Kyoto Station and is located on the JR train line so those with a JR Pass will find it even easier to get to.