Rooms & Floor guide

Rooms & Floor guide
Modern Japanese-style rooms

Modern Japanese-style rooms

Our modern Japanese-style rooms (availability: 3 rooms) are furnished with Simmon's bedding which is healing and relaxing. 

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Rooms with open-air baths

Rooms with open-air baths

Altogether there are 14 rooms in the main building and new annex. All rooms come with a terrace space which faces the Yokose River.Our rooms take inpiration from concepts of tea ceremony, such as 'shin' (strictly formal), gyo (mid-level formailty), 'so' (casual), as well as Balinese-style.  3 types of open-air baths, wooden/rock/earthern baths, are available.
You can enjoy your privacy with the quiet murmuring of the Yokose River.

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Balinese-style rooms

Balinese-style rooms

The Balinese-style room, the most premium room at our inn, is furnished with both a cypress bath (indoor) and earthen bath (outdoor). There is a terrace space too.
* This type of room is barrier-free/wheelchair accessible.

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Connecting room

Connecting room

The Balinese-style room and the room next door (room with an open-air bath, located in the main building) can be connected through a central doorway. Suitable for families and groups of friends. Please contact us for bookings.

Traditional Japanese-style rooms

Traditional Japanese-style rooms

Our most popular Japanese-style room, furnished with traditional tatami (a type of straw matting used as a flooring material in traditional Japanese-style rooms) and futons.
Seasonal scenery from your windows will keep you entertained.

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Sightseeing Information

Rafting

Rafting

The rock bath (iwakagami) is a big bath decorated with the Chichibu serpentine.
The design of the Chichibu serpentine, made with alternate layers of granite and quartz is reminiscent of a snakeskin pattern.

Tourist farms

Tourist farms

Chichibu's tourist farms are scattered throughout each city. You can enjoy strawberries from Winter to Spring, and grapes from Summer to Autumn at many tourist farms. There are plenty of other fruit and vegetable farms and BBQ facilities too - please ask the front desk for further information.

Soba (buckwheat noodles) & Udon (wheat noodles) Making

Soba (buckwheat noodles) & Udon (wheat noodles) Making

Soba (buckwheat noodles) & Udon (wheat noodles) Making and Demonstration Centre.
You can enjoy the experience of making fresh Soba & Udon noodles and tasting these traditional foods.

Chichibu Festival Centre

Chichibu Festival Centre

We have the  "Chichibu Night Festival" on 3rd December every year. Displays of Kasaboko (combined umbrella and halberd carried on floats in festivals), food stalls and a cinema corner and demonstration will make you feel as if you are in the festival.
Located 20 minutes' drive from  the inn.

Chichibu Night Festival

Chichibu Night Festival

Chichibu Shrine's Rei-taisai festival (regular rite and festival) is one of the three greatest float parade festivals in the whole of Japan,   along with the Kyoto's Gion Festival and the Hida-Takayama Festival. With a 300 year tradition, it is held around 3rd December every year. This festival is listed on UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage list.
Located 20 minutes' drive from the inn.

Wadou Ruins

Wadou Ruins

Copper used for Japan's first circulated coinage, Wadokaichin, was originally mined here.
You can see the historical opencast and smelter ruins.
From the inn there is a walking route which takes you around the Wadou Ruins.
Located 10 minutes' drive from the inn.

Hijiri Shrine

Hijiri Shrine

Established on 13th February in the first year of Wado, and  registered as a Chichibu city-designated important tangible cultural property.Hijiri Shrine maintains the tradition of storing 13 copper stones and a pair of female and male copper centipedes as Shrine treasures which were dedicated by Empress Gemmei.
Located 5 minutes' drive from the inn.

Pottery making

Pottery making

You can experience pottery making using either a wheel or your hands with the innocence of childhood.
Located 10 minutes' walk from Nagatoro Station.