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Agree with all the reviews that called this place "magical". We stayed a night in mid-Oct - were given a room looking right at the waterfall, fall foliage in its full splendour all around. Dining is a communal experience, and, being totally off-grid, it was...More
Magical place completely off the beaten track, lit by gaslight. Cannot imagine how you would get here by public transport. Hire a car and check weather conditions. best to take your own towel and toiletries.
Lamp no Yado is one of the most romantic places that I have ever visited. It helped that at the time of our visit the forrest surrounding this inn was in full autumn colour. It helped that we were upgraded to a room in a...More
I have visited a number of ryokans and onsens and this is far and away my favorite. It is like going back to a more traditional time. All of the heat and lighting is provided by kerosene hurricane-style lamps and kerosene heaters. There is definitely...More
The title says it all. Could be great, but the onsen falls a little short.
Location next to a river and waterfall a few miles in from the nearest main road it very nice. Actual premises are very aesthetic. Rooms are traditional. Our room backed...More
Thanks for the reply. I made it there. The first shuttle service from the ryokan to the Rainbow lake station is about 8:20 or 8:30am. However, I would recommend to take the 9:30 am ( I think). Hope this info would help for... More
Thanks for the reply. I made it there. The first shuttle service from the ryokan to the Rainbow lake station is about 8:20 or 8:30am. However, I would recommend to take the 9:30 am ( I think). Hope this info would help for other travelers.