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Kissho Yamanaka is located in Yamanaka Onsen of Kaga hot spring village, featuring natural hot spring baths along the mountain stream and Kaga Japanese Cuisine. You can enjoy the scenes of the four seasons, such as fresh greenery, autumn color and snowscape. It is easy access from Kyoto, Osaka and Kanazawa. The nearest train station is JR Kaga Onsen station. It takes 2h 30min from JR Osaka station by JR express train Thunderbird, 1h 45min from Kyoto station by the train, and 27min from Kanazawa station by Thunderbird or another JR express train Shirasagi. It is a 25-minute drive to our hotel from JR Kaga Onsen station.
Kissho Yamanaka Onsen Hotel is your average, run of the mill onsen hotel, but located slightly away from the main onsen town centre, along the river.
It is nice and quiet, and has adequate baths. Free ice popsicles provided in the bath changing rooms is...More
located on a very beautiful setting right on the river bank.
beautifully decorated hotel with good spa facility.
It took a while getting there by public transport from Tokyo but the place is well worth it.
the walk along the river is a must activity...More
This is a lovely ryokan in some of the most serene and picturesque surroundings I have ever seen. The staff were very helpful and really tried to make my stay the most pleasant possible, even as a solo traveler with only limited skills in Japanese....More
Service is excellent & very thoughtful. There were 2 gentlemen outside the hotel to greet us and help us park our car. There’s complimentary coffee (freshly ground beans), tea and water just after reception & some kind of jelly/aspic in the morning and late afternoon....More
We stayed at other sister hotel, Kagari Kissho and visited for Kissho Spa.
They have couple massage called "Pair Course" for $20,000 for about 2 hours course.
WE instead took individual massage for $10K each with same couple room. Spa was brand new and BEAUTIFUL!...More
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Hopefully the ryokan staff answers your queries. From what I know, the standard plan alread includes one crab. If I am not mistaken, upgrading to crab kaiseki means there will be lots of dishes that are mainly crab based... More
Hopefully the ryokan staff answers your queries. From what I know, the standard plan alread includes one crab. If I am not mistaken, upgrading to crab kaiseki means there will be lots of dishes that are mainly crab based. I am guessing based on photos in their website.
There are onsens onsite, including 2 private ones for reservation too. The sister hotel has a very nice ladies outdoor onsen (unfortunately not for the men to try out as they dont interchange).
I am only speaking from experience during our stay there. Conditions may have changed since.