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Notoya Ryokan

11.7 km from Obanazawa centre
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446 Ginzanshinhata, Obanazawa 999-4333 , Yamagata Prefecture
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is by far the best Ryokan we stayed in Japan. We visited during winter and Notoya Ginzan looked so magical and enchanting! Every corner is so picturesque! Breakfast and dinner kaiseki style were so refined. Thank you so much for the hospitality and services rendered during our stay! Kudos to the entire staff for making our trip so wonderful!

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We stayed here for 1 night towards the end of December 2016. We caught the bus from the Oishida station - there is no sign indicating where the bus will be, however at the designated pick up time, the parking lot will fill up with buses from all the ryokans and it's easy to spot the one for Notoya. Slightly...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Stayed at the Notoya Ryokan in the Ginzan Onsen town from 18-20 December 2016. We arrived at Oishida station on the Shinkansen from Tokyo. This is the nearest station to the Ginzan Onsen town. The ryokan has a mini-bus waiting at the station for all arriving trains to fetch their guests to the ryokan. It is a further 30-minute ride...

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tokyo
Reviewed 2 January 2017

An ideal ryokan for honeymooners—I was one— in a Ryokan Village going back to the Edo Period and near an old sliver mine. We had a room at the top with a gorgeous view of the town. Tres romantique, idyllic

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Bordeaux, France
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

The hotel is amazing...old wooden building, large and beautiful rooms, nice staff, good outdoor bath...And incredibly delicious dinner! We didn't expect such a good quality for such à reasonnable price! A perfect night... Honto ni arigato!

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We absolutely loved this ryokan. Reasons: - the room is spacious, very clean, and in Japanese style - we did the half board (which is a great thing to do as there aren't that many options in Ginzan onsen) and the food was wonderful. For dinner, we had a private room for the two of us and they kept on...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Notoya Ryokan with its red bridge is definitely the most stunning looking building on the ginza onsen street. It's also one of the major inspiration behind the bath house in Ghibli Spirited Away anime. Warm welcome was extended as soon as you arrive. Room is huge with a balcony to relax while enjoying the view. Private basement bath is awesome...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 17 January 2016

We have a Memorable stay at Notoya Ryokan in December 2015. It is located on the ginza onsen street, we could go outside and took pictures conveniently whenever we want. We woke up early that morning, and we can take many beautiful pictures there. To our suprise, this hotel has 3 onsens for us to choose from: a men's public...

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Kahului, Hawaii
Reviewed 2 May 2015

We had a wonderful April stay at Notoya Ryokan. Over the years, we have always included 1-2 ryokans during our Japan visits. This one was pretty close to the top with reference to rooms, food, service, and cultural experience. The ryokan has a welcoming entrance and staff. The rooms were spacious, clean and comfortable with traditional tatami floors. The onsen...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 24 December 2014

Very nice classic building with traditional japanese decoration. Very warm welcome from all staffs. Large japanese room for my family with very good view of this memorable village, Ginzan Onsen. If you feel free about public bathing in japanese style, I recommend this place because their is no private shower inside your room. Open-air bath in snowing period was splendid....

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Address: 446 Ginzanshinhata, Obanazawa 999-4333, Yamagata Prefecture
Region: Japan > Tohoku > Yamagata Prefecture > Obanazawa > Ginzan Onsen
Number of rooms: 15
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