The Kawaichiya Ryokan is a 3 star rated hotel conveniently located near the Nozawa Onsen ski fields. The hotel provides guests with a choice or Japanese or western style rooms that are all clean and cosy. As the hotel is located so close to the local village, guests have the opportunity to experience the local Japanese culture and traditional cuisines.
The Kawaichiya Ryokan is a three star rated hotel located in central Nozawa Onsen allowing guests convenient access to the local ski fields and village. Guests have 28 rooms to choose from and can opt for traditional Japanese guest rooms or a combination of Japanese and western styled guest rooms. Being located in the Nozawa Onsen village guests can visit the local ski slopes and explore restaurants, bars and local markets at the village.
The Kawaichiya Ryokan is ideally located for skiers whose whole holiday purpose is to engage solely in skiing. The hotel is 500 metres from the main ski resort so skiers are able to easily access the Nozawa gondola for a day of skiing. After a long day of skiing guests enjoy the hot spring baths within the hotel and be rejuvenated with a traditional Japanese massage at the hotel.
The hotel provides its guests with a complimentary daily breakfast and can also venture to the hotel’s restaurant for dinner. The restaurant provides guests a wide range of Japanese dishes prepared with fresh local ingredients.
All of the hotels rooms provide guests with modern conveniences and the choice between Japanese futons or western styled single beds. While not all rooms have their own ensuite there are clean toilet and shower facilities conveniently located within the hotel for guests. Many guests opt to use the Japanese bathhouse to totally relax and unwind after a big day on the ski fields.
The Kawaichiya Ryokan is located 287 kilometres from Tokyo and guests are able to travel to the hotel wither by train or bus. Most guests use the train service as it provides a scenic route through some of the most idyllic country side that Japan has to offer.
The Kawaichiya Ryokan provides guests with 28 rooms to choose from with rooms being either styled in traditional Japanese design or western rooms for guests who prefer to sleep in western beds. While the hotel is only rated 3 stars, the rooms and amenities are all clean and comfortable.
While some guests will have access to their own ensuite, guests whose rooms do not have an ensuite have use of communal showers and toilets which are all well maintained and clean.
All rooms sleep two people with an additional fee payable for children travelling with their parents.
The Kawaichiya Ryokan has its own restaurant that provides all guests with a free daily breakfast. The restaurant is also open at dinner for guests to enjoy local Japanese cuisine prepared with fresh local ingredients.
Guests wishing to have dinner in the restaurant they are required to make a booking at the time of making their reservation.
For guests who want to eat out the local village provides a number of restaurants providing traditional Japanese cuisine and a wide range of western cuisines. A lot of guests take the opportunity to eat from the traditional Japanese food carts that are found on the local streets. The local markets also provide people with a wide range of food options.
Surf & Other Activities
Unlike other skiing locations in Japan, Nozawa Onsen is only made up of one ski resort. The resort provides guests with over 300 hectares of terrain and 50 kilometres of ski slopes. With a breathtaking 1085 metre vertical drop Nozawa Onsen is a popular skiing destination for skiers from all over the world. There is an equal distribution of ski runs to ensure there is an appropriate run for beginners through to the most advanced skiers.
Nozawa Onsen Fire Festival
Each year on January 15 Nozawa Onsen hosts the annual fire festival known locally as the Dosojin Matsuri. The event is a large firework spectacular and help so prays can be made for health, good fortune and a large harvest. The festival also provides an opportunity for local men aged between 25 and 42 years of age to prove their manhood through mock battles.
Nozawa Onsen basis its tourism efforts on its natural hot springs. Nozawa Onsen is one of the best locations in Japan for natural springs and tourists from all over the world travel here to take advantage of the therapeutic benefits the mineral rich hot springs. There are over 30 natural hot springs within Nozawa Onsen for tourists to indulge in.
|7 nights||STD JP (Based on 4 pax)||Room||AU$2,117||Per person||19 Dec-26 Dec, 04 Jan-09 Jan, 17 Jan-23 Jan, 24 Jan-30 Jan, 31 Jan-06 Feb, 07 Feb-13 Feb, 14 Feb-20 Feb, 21 Feb-22 Feb, 27 Feb-28 Feb, 05 Mar-06 Mar, 12 Mar-13 Mar, 19 Mar-21 Mar|
|7 nights||STD JP (Based on 4 pax)||Room||AU$1,993||Per person||01 Dec-19 Dec, 22 Feb-27 Feb, 28 Feb-05 Mar, 06 Mar-12 Mar, 13 Mar-19 Mar, 21 Mar-01 Apr|
|7 nights||Wa-Yo (Ensuite) (2 pax share)||Room||AU$2,055||Per person||19 Dec-26 Dec, 04 Jan-09 Jan, 17 Jan-23 Jan, 24 Jan-30 Jan, 31 Jan-06 Feb, 07 Feb-13 Feb, 14 Feb-20 Feb, 21 Feb-22 Feb, 27 Feb-28 Feb, 05 Mar-06 Mar, 12 Mar-13 Mar, 19 Mar-21 Mar|
|7 nights||Wa-Yo (Ensuite) (2 pax share)||Room||AU$1,942||Per person||01 Dec-19 Dec, 22 Feb-27 Feb, 28 Feb-05 Mar, 06 Mar-12 Mar, 13 Mar-19 Mar, 21 Mar-01 Apr|
|7 nights||Western Double (Based on 2 pax)||Room||AU$2,055||Per person||19 Dec-26 Dec, 04 Jan-09 Jan, 17 Jan-23 Jan, 24 Jan-30 Jan, 31 Jan-06 Feb, 07 Feb-13 Feb, 14 Feb-20 Feb, 21 Feb-22 Feb, 27 Feb-28 Feb, 05 Mar-06 Mar, 12 Mar-13 Mar, 19 Mar-21 Mar|
|7 nights||Western Double (Based on 2 pax)||Room||AU$1,942||Per person||01 Dec-19 Dec, 22 Feb-27 Feb, 28 Feb-05 Mar, 06 Mar-12 Mar, 13 Mar-19 Mar, 21 Mar-01 Apr|
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