Accommodations in Shima Onsen
Chuseikan is a secluded Japanese-style inn tucked away among mountain streams and forests in Shima Onsen, Gunma prefecture. Located deep in Shima Onsen, it is known for being cloistered and untouched. It is enveloped in mountain streams and forests, and visitors can fully experience open-air baths of natural, fresh-flowing hot spring water and seasonal foods harvested from the local mountains. We welcome you with good old-fashioned hospitality.
A small inn with 10 rooms, Hinatami-Kan sits beside a mountain stream deep in Shima Onsen. Visitors can spend a tranquil holiday while listening to the babbling of the river. Striving to preserve an appropriately comfortable distance from guests, both the decor and guest interaction are provided in moderation.
Kotobukiya RyokanJapanese website
Kotobukiya is an inn steeped in a culture of hot spring cures that serves handmade soba noodles. This Japanese-style inn began as a small soba noodle shop. Today, the 3rd-generation owner serves soba and other dishes that are prepared the same way they were when the shop first opened.
Ryokan YamabatoEnglish website
This 7-room inn stands in peaceful surroundings along a gorge at the approach to Hinatami Yakushi Temple. It features private hot spring baths filled with fresh hot spring waters flowing from a wellspring, and private dining in Rakuan, a restaurant serving local cuisine and fireside cooking. Guests who prefer to spend a leisurely time in private amid a quiet environment, guests with small children, expectant mothers, and other guests can enjoy bathing and dining without worrying about others.
Guests can enjoy Kiseki no Yu, a bath made of natural stones exceeding a total weight of 100 tons, and Shikanozoki no Yu, which has appeared in a commercial. The private, open-air baths feature a luxurious flow of fresh hot spring water gushing from a wellspring. In a temple town deep within Shima, the inn meets the needs of travelers based on the 3 pillars of nature, hot springs, and hospitality to create a hot spring inn based on the concept of unfettered travel so that guests will want to visit again and again.
Guests can stay overnight with their pet at this Japanese-style inn. Pets are a member of the family and can share the room, meals, and bath. Since its opening, this inn has welcomed pets as family members. Treated as infants, they are accepted free of charge.
Itoen Hotel ShimaJapanese website
This hotel belongs to the Itoen Hotel Group, committed to travels that are carefree and affordable. This old-fashioned hotel is located in Hinatami, the birthplace of Shima Hot Spring and considered a miraculous hot spring that can cure 40,000 illnesses. Accommodations are the same price 365 days of the year. There is no seasonal or weekend pricing. Morning and evening buffets are served, and all-you-can-drink alcohol is available at dinnertime.
Shima Yuzurihaso (managed by the local government)English website
Situated along a mountain stream that has fresh hot spring water flowing from a wellspring, this inn offers not only Japanese-style rooms, but also Western-style rooms and Japanese/Western-style rooms so senior guests can also stay in comfort.
Shima Onsen Kanoya RyokanJapanese website
Stay overnight at this relaxing hot spring inn while listening to the murmuring of the blue waters of Shima River. The staff resourcefully serves guests while maintaining a high degree of flexibility to meet needs.
Shima TamuraEnglish website
This inn was founded 500 years ago. Guests are welcomed at the entrance featuring a hip-and-gable roof construction. The baths boast fresh-flowing hot spring water gushing from a wellspring at a rate of 1600 liters per minute, and authentic banquet dishes prepared with carefully selected ingredients are served with a different menu each month.
Shima Grand HotelEnglish website
Delight in a hotel featuring hot spring waters straight from the wellspring in Tamura Forest and a buffet prepared with water from the wellspring. Guests can savor bathing, drinking, and dining. Enjoy fresh-flowing hot spring waters that are never circulated, and a Shima wellspring buffet that utilizes drinkable wellspring water.
Kurenai RyokanJapanese website
?Homemade Cuisine at a Small Inn? Founded in 1934, this inn is located at the end of Ochiai Street facing Shima River. It boasts dishes made with freshwater fish straight from the river.
A Prefectural Important Cultural Property. Experience our long history and the traditions of our hotspring. First built in 1691, "Sekizenkan Main Building" is still open for business as Japan's oldest hotspring inn building. Experience the warmth of the people who follow the traditions of a therapeutic hotspring location.
Hatsushiro InnJapanese website
A relaxing, homey inn. We are a small inn. You will be able to see the Shima River up close right outside of your room. We will provide warm hospitality for you to have a relaxing stay.
Ayameya InnJapanese website
A homey inn run by our landlady and proprietress-to-be. We will prepare our warm hospitality as we await your visit. We put the utmost care in creating a warm atmosphere so that our guests can be fully relaxed during their stay. Our motto is to provide handmade hospitality so that our guests can feel full of small joys.
Shiki no Yadodokoro IchigekanJapanese website
Guestrooms featuring hot spring baths (fresh-flowing water) warm the body and spirit.
Heisei no Hatago Nakazawa RyokanJapanese website
This Japanese-style inn standing on a plateau in the hot spring town has just 7 guestrooms. There is a bath with a view featuring a hexagonal window, a storehouse bath, a barrel bath, and a private, hut-style open-air bath. Meals are specially arranged local dishes unique to Hatago. Guests can also enjoy the hometown taste of country cooking for breakfast. Two of the 7 guestrooms have special open-air baths, and because there are many baths at the inn, depending on the time available, guests can enjoy all 4 baths in private. .
Jizake no Yado NakamurayaJapanese website
This inn began as a sake shop and is able to offer reasonable rates since it is a private home offering lodging. Local beers and sake are available at shop prices. There are 2 private, open-air baths, and having a drink while enjoying the open-air bath is popular with guests. The local sake is sent directly from breweries, so guests can drink daiginjo and other sake at shop prices. The carefully prepared meals are made with locally grown vegetables.
Minshuku Yamano RyokanJapanese website
Guests can view Shima River from their room at this family-style inn. Though small, this Japanese-style inn strives to provide a quiet stay and homey hospitality. The proprietress makes all the meals herself.
Keisei no Yado IzumiyaJapanese website
Izumiya is a small inn of 5 guestrooms created on the concept of a secluded house for adults. The baths draw water from a private wellspring. The open-air baths in guestrooms and bath that can be reserved for private use are all fed by free-flowing water from the wellspring. Izumiya is a long-established inn that has welcomed guests seeking hot spring cures since around the Taisho period. All 5 guestrooms offer a peaceful stay that protects the guests' privacy.
Shima Onsen ToshimayaEnglish website
Toshimaya is an inn offering hot spring waters for beautiful skin and kaiseki cuisine prepared with locally grown vegetables. No matter how the times change, the spirit of Toshimaya remains the same. It offers the allure of a hot spring steadily welling forth and carefully crafted meals prepared with locally sourced ingredients. Guests can enjoy to their hearts content 100% fresh hot spring water that is never diluted or circulated.
Mikiya RyokanJapanese website
Spend a relaxing time at a long-established Japanese-style inn offering gracious service. The cozy, 8-guestroom inn ensures your stay is exceptionally tranquil! All guestrooms face south, and the babbling of Shima River is also refreshing.
Cleanse your soul in steaming hot spring water at this wooden Shima inn. Fresh hot spring water fills the free private bath and private open-air bath. Guests can enjoy the variety of baths and high-performance hot spring. The inn is also noted for the informal service it provides. Be sure to meet the rescue-turned-resident cat.
Shima YamaguchikanJapanese website
This inn has open-air baths alongside the gorge and offers relaxing guestrooms with the idea of being a home for everyone. Yamaguchikan accommodates guest needs while maintaining a high degree of flexibility.
Shima Onsen Tsubataya RyokanJapanese website
Tsubata only serves 4 groups of guests a day. Guests can rejuvenate at this small inn and enjoy its abundance of hot spring waters while viewing the clear stream of Shima River. The inn welcomes everyone from individual guests to groups that reserve the entire inn. The baths are open 24 hours a day and are fed by a private wellspring of 100% fresh-flowing water.
Yamadaya RyokanJapanese website
Guests can relax in casual clothes and take a leisurely bath at this Japanese-style inn. The fresh, free-flowing hot spring waters sourced from a private wellspring fill the baths, which are open for use any time.
Morimata RyokanJapanese website
This Japanese-style inn overlooks Shima River. All rooms face Shima River in this small inn that has fresh-flowing hot spring waters.
Guests can stay for under 10,000 yen at this hot spring hotel, which offers a relaxed atmosphere, and cuisine to accommodate seniors and guests of an advanced age.
Yumoto ChoseikanJapanese website
This serves only 10 guests a day! All rooms face the river! Spend a quiet time in a setting where the only sounds are the sounds of nature. Though not a showy inn, Choseikan offers a genuine hot spring and homemade cuisine prepared primarily with local ingredients.
This inn offering healing hot spring waters faces the Shima River. Guests are responsible for making a portion of their meals. This is the only inn in Shima Onsen with healing hot spring waters that allows guests to make their own meals. Rice and miso soup are provided during breakfast and dinner, but guests use the kitchen to prepare their own accompanying dishes.
Shima Onsen Kashiwaya RyokanEnglish website
Shima Onsen Kashiwaya Ryokan is a Japanese-style inn with a modern mood that is popular with women. Great care is taken with details, such as the black telephone placed in all 15 guestrooms. There are many ways to enjoy the inn, including the large hot spring bath, 3 open-air baths that can be reserved for private use any number of times for free, guestrooms for single guests, and guestrooms with 2 open-air baths!