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Traditional Japanese ryokan with modern amenities

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Traditional Japanese
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14 guest rooms
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Close to restaurants
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950m from the slopes
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December - March
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From US$350 per night


Kawamotoya is a traditional Japanese ryokan located in the heart of Nozawa Onsen. This charming property offers a unique and authentic experience, combining traditional Japanese hospitality with modern amenities. The ryokan features a variety of rooms, ranging from cozy tatami rooms to spacious suites with private outdoor hot springs.

Kawamotoya has 14 guest rooms, including a mix of traditional Japanese tatami rooms and modern Western-style rooms. The rooms are elegantly decorated with traditional Japanese furnishings and feature modern amenities such as flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, and heated flooring. The ryokan also offers a range of facilities, including a lounge with a fireplace, an onsen, and an on-site restaurant serving delicious Japanese cuisine. The property also offers ski equipment rental and storage, as well as a shuttle service to and from the ski resort.


The Penthouse at Kawamotoya is the crown jewel of the property, offering breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains. The Penthouse features a private outdoor hot spring, a spacious living room with a fireplace, and two bedrooms with traditional Japanese futon bedding. The Penthouse is perfect for couples or small families seeking a luxurious and unforgettable experience.


Located just a few minutes’ walk from the Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort, Kawamotoya is the perfect base for winter sports enthusiasts. In addition to skiing and snowboarding, guests can enjoy a range of outdoor activities, including hiking, cycling, and exploring the nearby hot springs. The ryokan is located within walking distance of shops, restaurants, and the Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort.


Within walking distance of shops, restaurants, and the Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort

Unwind in the onsen after a day on the mountain

The penthouse offers a spacious living area, ideal for families or a group of friends


  • Traditional Japanese ryokan with modern amenities
  • Cozy lounge with a fireplace
  • On-site restaurant serving delicious Japanese cuisine
  • Onsen and private outdoor hot springs
  • Penthouse with stunning mountain views
  • Ski equipment rental and storage
  • Shuttle service to and from the ski resort