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GREAT OUTSIDE ONSEN

The onsen is a 2 minute walk away from the bus station and serves as a hotel and restaurant as... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
ginsengNewYork
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new york
Nice onsen at Hirayunomori

Hirayu Onsen is a nice brief stopover on a day trip to shin hodaka. We stop here after visiting... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2012
whereisfatboy
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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763-1 Okuhidaonsengo Hirayu, Takayama 506-1433, Gifu Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

Had high expectation of this Onsen hotel but was disappointed in more than one way... had to pay 300 yen for every change of bath towel and another 200 yen for the small towel! Absurd indeed! There was no service provided at all. You are...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

The onsen is a 2 minute walk away from the bus station and serves as a hotel and restaurant as well. We did not stay overnight and only used the onsen as we had a hotel in Takayama. It was freezing the day we went,...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Their outdoor onsen is amazing, it includes several separate pools and opening hours are great no matter if you prefer either a late dip or an early dip in the onsen. There are two big shower rooms available so overcrowding is not a problem and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank ilnaix
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

I didn't stay at the hotel, but I visited specifically for the onsen, which was amazing. You wash in a beautiful wooden building, and then bath in soft stone pools under the sky/stars, surrounded by the Japanese alps. There are seven pools of varying temperature,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

This ryokan have long winding hallways that secure that the rooms are not clumped together, and feel quite private. The building felt sturdy, so we had no qualms letting our kids run full speed through the hallways ;-) The room had a nice size and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Anja H
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

The public onsen here, mentioned by another reviewer, is an incredible find!!! 500 yen, with sulphurous goodness and blue, milky water baths all over the place. You can just feel those mineral rich waters working their healing effects, or maybe that's just the cardiovascular strain...More

Date of experience: September 2015
4  Thank PurpleBasil15
Reviewed 3 February 2015

Many people stop by at Hirayu Onsen to get a dip into the Onsen pool. I am specifically writing about this specific Onsen which my friends and I (8 of us) had a wonderful experience and vouch that we must let the wider public know...More

Date of experience: January 2015
14  Thank cwingh77
Reviewed 26 April 2012

Hirayu Onsen is a nice brief stopover on a day trip to shin hodaka. We stop here after visiting shin hodaka for the sole purpose of the onsen at Hirayuno-mori which is just 5 mins walk from the bus station. With our pass, we got...More

Date of experience: April 2012
3  Thank whereisfatboy
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Summerlover327
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You do not have to book before you go there. It costs only JPY500 to use Onsen. It opens from 10:00 - 21:00 in August.
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