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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.

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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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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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En

The Japanese – style auberge only for adults.

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Stay with no meals plan DETAILS
Western Style Breakfast Plan DETAILS

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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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Okeshou

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

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One Night Stay without Meals  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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Tokiwa Bekkan

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

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Simple Plan With No Meals DETAILS
Plan with one night lodging and breakfast included. 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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Special Ladies Plan Part 2 -Beef steak, Nitsuke, Kamameshi. DETAILS
Staying Over Night with Breakfast Plan (special price for late check in) 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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Sennen no Yu Koman

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

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The best of Kinosaki. Different cuisine every month.(April~October) DETAILS
Reasonable Stay Plan with Japanese Brand Beef and Kasumi Crab 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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A special plan at a reasonable price. DETAILS
“Delicious-packed plan" abalone+grilled Tajima beef + deep fried inshore fish. 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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Weekdays Only! Chef's special seafood dinner with free private baths. DETAILS
A Cuisine with 2 Tajima Beef Dishes and Grilled Rosy Seabass DETAILS

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Ginka

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

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Seasonal Kaiseki Dinner and Colorful Yukata for Ladies Plan DETAILS

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Kourakuen

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

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(Plan-A)Tajima Beef and Kasumi Crab Dinner Plan. DETAILS
(Plan-B)A Whole Fresh 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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Morizuya

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

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Chef's recommendation. Traditional banquet style full course DETAILS
<Weekdays Only> One Night Stay without Meals 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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Seasonal Cuisine and Tajima Beef Shabu-shabu. Open-air private bath. DETAILS

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Hotel Kinparo

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

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"Kuroge Wagyu Beef" & "Fresh Abalone" & "Seasonal Seafood" Kaiseki Dinner Plan <Urashima> DETAILS

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Tajimaya

A lovely inn centrally located in the heart of Kinosaki Hot Spring town. A popular and stylish inn am...

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Tajima Beef Full Course Plan one night lodging and two meals included. DETAILS
Seasonal Kaiseki Cuisine Plan with one night lodging and two meals included. DETAILS

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Sennen no Yu Gonzaemon

A chic hot spring inn resembling a classic mansion. The entrance is set back from the hustle and bust...

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Colorful yukata by Yumeji Takehisa style & the meal of the month(April~October)<Meals Served in Machiya Dining Hall> DETAILS

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Nishimuraya Hotel Shogetsutei

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

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Seasonal Cuisine - Traditional Japanese Kaiseki DETAILS
Breakfast-Only DETAILS

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Tsutaya

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

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Wagyu Beef Steak and Sea Bream, Katsura Kaiseki Course DETAILS
Tajima Beef Shabu-shabu Kaisei Course Plan 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.