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別所温泉 かしわや本店 Bessho Onsen Kashiwaya Honten

Bessho Onsen Kashiwaya Honten / Nagano Ueda・Bessho・Kakeyu 19


"Visit Zenkōji at least once in a lifetime.":How about following the advice of this famous quote by visiting the Shinshu area?
However, visiting Zenkōji will only fulfill half journey.

Historical Bessho Onsen is located in an old quarter with great people in Nagano prefecture.
Here you can find Kitamuki Kan-non Temple, a temple which is a pair with Zenkōji. 
"A visit to Zenkōji" is only complete when you visit both Zenkōji and Kitamuki Kan-non.
Why don't yourest at the Kashiwaya Honten to recover from the long journey?

Have a rest in our serene guest rooms with a view of the woods and a beautiful scenery of the four seasons. 
Relax your mind and body with green tea and Japanese sweets.
Your stay would be even more enjoyable to stroll into town dressed in a colorful yukata.

Bessho Onsen, which was praised in "Makura no Sōshi", or "The Pillow Book", is hot spring with a weak alkaline minerals and is known as "The spring of the beauty".
Find your own way to enjoy our stone-made indoor bath and wooden bath.

We serve seasonal delicacies with local ingredients from Shinshu area.
Have a relaxing time and forget about the everyday life with the gastronomic experience which is refreshed every month.
We promise you the first-class relaxation in Kashiwaya Honten.
We are sure that you would feel like visiting more than "once in a lifetime".      
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Accommodations that represent their respective local regions and that are worth visiting despite the distance.

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Other Facilities4.3/5

Mr./Ms. Y.S(61)

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Detached Villa Shikitei, Japanese style room

色々と異例なことをお願いしたにも関わらず、大変にご親切に対応していただきました。お陰さまで、とても良い旅にになりました。 敢えて二つほどコメントをお出しすると、(1)寝室に布団の枕元に寝る前に本が読めて、起き上がって消す必要のない手元スタ... Read more 色々と異例なことをお願いしたにも関わらず、大変にご親切に対応していただきました。お陰さまで、とても良い旅にになりました。 敢えて二つほどコメントをお出しすると、(1)寝室に布団の枕元に寝る前に本が読めて、起き上がって消す必要のない手元スタンドがあったら、完璧でした。 (2)大浴場の露天風呂より貸し切り用の露天風呂のほうが大きくて立派だったのが、少々不思議でした。後は、露天風呂に浮いている小虫を救うネットを置いて頂いてあったら良かったです。

色々と異例なことをお願いしたにも関わらず、大変にご親切に対応していただきました。お陰さまで、とても良い旅にになりました。 敢えて二つほどコメントをお出しすると、(1)寝室に布団の枕元に寝る前に本が読めて、起き上がって消す必要のない手元スタンドがあったら、完璧でした。 (2)大浴場の露天風呂より貸し切り用の露天風呂のほうが大きくて立派だったのが、少々不思議でした。後は、露天風呂に浮いている小虫を救うネットを置いて頂いてあったら良かったです。

Mr./Ms. K.M(62)

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Detached Villa Shikitei (with open-air bath)

母親(90歳)と二人の宿泊。到着が、チェックイン開始の2時間前にも関わらず、親切にもてなしてていただきありがとうございました。部屋と料理に満足しました。また、夕食時、満腹で残してしまったデザートを仲居さんがコーヒー付きで部屋に運んでくれたこ... Read more 母親(90歳)と二人の宿泊。到着が、チェックイン開始の2時間前にも関わらず、親切にもてなしてていただきありがとうございました。部屋と料理に満足しました。また、夕食時、満腹で残してしまったデザートを仲居さんがコーヒー付きで部屋に運んでくれたことに感激しました。

Overnight stay with my mother (90 years old). Thank you for your kindness, despite the arrival 2 hours before check-in. I was satisfied with the room and the food. In addition, I was impressed that Nakai-san brought the dessert that was left full for dinner to the room with coffee.

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Mr./Ms. H.T(50)

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Detached Villa Shikitei, Japanese style room

到着から駅を離れて電車が発車するまで、素晴らしいおもてなしを頂きました。お料理も想像以上のおいしさでした。が、私達には量が多く残して申し訳なかったと思っています。 宿の温泉の一つが温泉がぬるかったので、そこがマイナスポイントです。 総合... Read more 到着から駅を離れて電車が発車するまで、素晴らしいおもてなしを頂きました。お料理も想像以上のおいしさでした。が、私達には量が多く残して申し訳なかったと思っています。 宿の温泉の一つが温泉がぬるかったので、そこがマイナスポイントです。 総合的にゆっくりと過ごすには素晴らしいお宿です。またリピートしたいです。

We had great hospitality from the arrival until we left the station and the train departed. The food was also better than I expected. But I am sorry that we left a lot. One of the inn's hot springs was wet, so that is the minus point. It is a great inn for spending time slowly. I want to repeat again.

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Bessho Onsen Kashiwaya Honten


1654 Bessho Onsen, Ueda-shi, Nagano-ken, Japan [View map]

check-in / check-out time

15:00 / 12:00

CI/CO time may be different depending on plan.

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Number of guest rooms

15 room(s)


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Enjoy free-flowing hot spring of Bessho Onsen.
- Iwa no Yu: The largest bath in Kashiwaya Honten.
- Yūyū Jiteki no Yu: The bath made of cypress with vaulted ceiling.
- Jyōraku no Yu:Open-air bath and indoor bath made of cypress.
- Hinoki no Rotenburo: An open-air bath with low-temperature water, completed in 2012.
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・The plan does not include a bathing tax (¥150).
・We regret that we cannot accommodate children under the age of 12.
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  • Bath tax
  • Children allowed
  • Room service
  • Transportation service
  • Parking area
  • Hot spring
  • Fresh hot spring
  • Room with outdoor spa
  • Public spa
  • Private spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Esthe/Spa facility
  • Fitness facility
  • Barrier free
  • 5 min walk from station
  • Pets allowed
  • Breakfast in room
  • Dinner in room
  • Open air bath
  • Night view
  • Ocean view
  • Cottage
  • Coupon

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Access by public transportation.

[From Tokyo area]
Tokyo Station → Ueda Station (Nagano Shinkansen) → Bessho Onsen Station (Ueda Electric Railway Bessho Line)
Approx. 1 hour and 40 minutes

Free shuttle bus service is offered by Ryokan Association from Bessho Onsen Station.
The bus service is available between 2:00pm - 5:40pm.
(In the case of your arrival is other than this time, we can pick you up from the station so please contact us. We will meet you in the parking lot on the left hand side of Bessho Onsen Station platform.)

1654 Bessho Onsen, Ueda-shi, Nagano-ken, Japan

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