524-1, Minakami-machi Tanigawa, Tone-gun, Gunma 379-1619, JAPAN
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"BETTEI SENJUAN" Official Website :http://www.senjyuan.jp/

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In the northwestern part of Gunma Prefecture, on the border with Niigata Prefecture, stretches the ridge line of the majestic Tanigawa Mountain Range, whose view is said to rival that of the Japanese Alps. Mt. Tanigawadake (1,977 meters above sea level), one of Japan's 100 most famous mountains, is known for its rocky peaks, and has long been a mecca for religious mountaineering......

Private & Open-air Bath Reports
Private & Open-air Bath Reports

There are two private open-air baths: "Tanigawa-no-Yu" and "Hinoki-no-Yu". Both are available for 2,500 yen (45 minutes), with a discount to 1,500 yen for the second use. "Tanigawa-no-Yu" has a bathtub with a round stone bottom that feels good on the soles of the feet, and when the weather permits, it offers a superb view of Mt. Tanigawadake......

Facilities & Hot Spring Reports
Facilities & Hot Spring Reports

Ryokan Tanigawa has 35 guest rooms. Although not so large, it still has the largest number of guest rooms in Tanigawa Onsen. The rates are reasonable, so it seems to be supported by a wide range of customers......

Guest Room Reports
Guest Room Reports

Most of the guest rooms are basically Japanese-style rooms, but recent large-scale renovations have increased the number of rooms with tatami mats equipped with beds. Room types range from luxurious rooms with open-air baths to basic Japanese-style rooms, allowing guests to choose according to their budget......

Cuisine Reports
Cuisine Reports

Dinner is served at one of four restaurants: "Genji Chaya", "Temari Chaya", "Kura", and "Okuyama". Each has a different atmosphere and is basically a semi-private or private room style. Guests are served creative kaiseki cuisine using local seasonal ingredients from Gunma Prefecture......

Extra Reports
Extra Reports

Every Japanese person has heard the name "Osamu Dazai" at least once. He was a popular writer in the early Showa period (early 20th century) who belonged to the "Nippon Romantic School" along with Haruo Sato and Sakutaro Hagiwara, and wrote such works as "Run, Melos!", "The Setting Sun" and "No Longer Human"......

Keywords for this ryokan
The closest hot spring resort to Mt. Tanigawadake
Private open-air bath overlooking Mt. Tanigawadake
Guest rooms open-air bath that attracts many repeat customers
The secret of the popularity is the attentive and detailed services
Cuisine using carefully selected seasonal ingredients from Gunma

RYOKAN TANIGAWA Basic Information

Accommodation Information

Check-In 2:00 p.m.
Check-Out 10:00 a.m.
Card usage Allowed
Room Views Mountain
In-room Meal Dinner and Breakfast
Dinner Creative Kaiseki Cuisine
Breakfast Half buffet

Room Rates ※Rates are for 1 person when 2 people stay in 1 room (tax included)

Official website's online reservation benefits The most economical rates are available for reservations through official website.
<Depending on the package> Check-in at 1:00 p.m., Check-out at 11:00 a.m., Anniversary cake, Masu sake or Masu ice cream etc.
Special Packages Family, Solo trip, Anniversary, Early-bird discount, "Famous Minakami Dam Curry" package, which has been talked about on TV and other media, etc. Check the Official Website for details★
Standard Japanese-style room (10 tatami mats, 2nd, 3rd floors) From 21,050 yen ※From 2,200 yen on days before holidays
Guest room open-air bath (3rd, 5th, 6th floors) From 33,150 yen ※From 2,200 yen on days before holidays

Facility Information

Establishment / Reconstruction Established: 1981 / Reconstructed: 1987 / Renovated: 2007 / Renovated: 2022-2024
Number of Rooms All 28 rooms (With Open-air bath: 3 rooms)
Number of People Accommodated 100 persons
Private bath Private open-air bath x 2
"Hinoki-no-Yu" (hinoki cypress open-air bath), "Tanigawa-no-Yu" (stone open-air bath)
Fee : 2,500 yen for overnight stay
Usage time : 45 min.
How to reserve : At check-in
View : Mountain
Public bath / Other Public open-air bath and indoor baths for men and women are available ※Switching between men and women bath is allowed
Parking Area 50 cars
Pets Not allowed
Barrier Free Staff support available※Advance notice required
Esthetics / Massages Esthetics is available at BETTEI SENJUAN
Internet Free Wi-Fi in all guest rooms, lounge and Osamu Dazai's gallery also
DVD DVD not available
TV Channels NHK: 2 stations, Private Broadcasting: 5 stations
Facilities Photo Gallery, Osamu Dazai Mini Gallery, Relaxation Room, Tea Lounge, Shop
Refrigerator System Report only what you use (with space for drinks you bring in/no freezer)
Refrigerator drinks: beer, juice, mineral water, etc.
Vending Machine Ice cream machine is available
Sales shop Available
Yukata Bath towels
Towels Soap
Body wash Shampoo
Conditioner Rinse in shampoo
Shower cap Toothbrush
Hair dryer Brush
Comb Razor blade
Cotton bud Toilet with washer

Other Service / Rental Information

Wheelchair Free rental wheelchair
Foreign Languages English

Extra Information

Recommended Souvenirs Aloe-mochi
Nearby Convenience Store
Cellular Antennas ◎docomo ◎au ◎softbank

Private use

Charges Adult 1500 yen, Child 1000 yen
Usage hours 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ※Meals included plan (By reservation only)
Meal details
Available on
Reception hours
Others From 12:00 noon to 10:00 p.m. Day Trip Hot Spring and Lunch/Dinner Plan
From 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Day Trip Hot Spring and Dinner Plan

RYOKAN TANIGAWA Hot spring Information

Spring quality Simple Hot Spring (Hypotonic, Weak Alkaline, Hyperthermic Springs) ※Mixed spring of 4 sources
Temperature of the source 48.3℃
Output rate 108ℓ / per min.
Hydrogen ion pH8.3
Total dissolved substances (excluding gases) 677mg / kg
Gushing of the source One (Yakushi-no-Yu) is a natural gush, and the other three (Fudo-no-Yu, Minegishi-no-Yu, and Fujin-no-Yu) are power springs (pumped up by boring)
Add water / Circulation Filtration Open-air baths in guest rooms: 100% free-flowing hot spring water with no added water
The indoor / open-air bath of a man and a woman: 100% free-flowing hot spring water with no added water
Private open-air bath: Combined use of free-flowing hot spring water + Circulation
Indoor baths in guest rooms: Tap water is used
Water heating Heated except summer
Sterilization of bath Yes
Replacement of hot water in bathtub
Bath Additive No using
Indications by Spring Quality (Revised on July 1, 2014) Autonomic instability, Insomnia, Depression
General Indications for Bathing (Revised on July 1, 2014) Chronic pain or stiffness of muscles or joints (chronic phase of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, lower back pain, neuralgia, frozen shoulder, bruises, sprains, etc.), muscle stiffness in motor paralysis, excessive sensitivity to cold, peripheral nerve disorder, decline of gastrointestinal function (slow digestion, intestinal gas formation, etc.), mild high blood pressure, impaired glucose tolerance (diabetes), mild hypercholesterolemia, mild asthma or emphysema, hemorrhoid pain, autonomic instability, various symptoms from stress (sleep disorders, depression, etc.),convalescence stage of illness, recovery from fatigue, promotion of health.
Color of water Clear and colorless
For drinking Cannot
Indications for drinking
Smell / Taste Tasteless and odorless

RYOKAN TANIGAWA Access & Nearby Information


By Train From Mizukami Station on the Joetsu Line, 10 min. by car
Shuttle bus Reservations required
By Car From Mizukami IC of Kanetsu Expressway, about 10 min. by car

Nearby Information

Nearby Sightseeing Spots Mt. Tanigawa (Tanigawadake), Tanigawa Forest Herb Garden
Recreation (tourist farms, parks, etc.) Makisui-no-Michi: 25 min. walk, Hitorishizuka-no-Michi: 20 min. walk, Seseragi-no-Michi: 20 min. walk, Okkana-dori: 10 min. walk, Shida-no-Michi: 25 min. walk
Sports White Valley Ski Resort
Staff messages Messages from Mr. Shimizu, Chief

We hope you will become a fan of our ryokan.
Publication Date September 20, 2007
Information Updated March 02, 2023

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For more than 30 years, he has been visiting hot spring ryokans all over Japan, persuading innkeepers of the need for "private baths". He is still a traveler who spends half of the year at a hot spring. In addition to being a article creater, photographer, and drone pilot, he also designs websites and provides consulting services.