Last updated on September 23rd, 2023
Looking for the best onsen ryokan for where to stay in Noboribetsu? This quick and easy guide will help you to decide your best stay in Noboribetsu.
Located about a 2-hour drive from Sapporo, Noboribetsu is one of the reputation onsen resort towns in Hokkaido. It’s almost difficult not visiting Noboribetsu during your Hokkaido trip. This marvelous town is boasted Japan’s best hot spring water, awesome volcano valley landscape, breathtaking nature, and thermal sights.
But to get to explore Noboribetsu in detail, it is best to spend some time in Noboribetsu to experience their fabulous hot spring. Imagine wearing the yukata and strolling in onsen town after the natural hot spring bath. Staying one night in Noboribetsu is a great way to discover Japan’s traditional hot spring culture. It is also a great stopper if you are venturing between Hakodate and Sapporo.
Here are our best recommendations for ryokan and the hotel on where to stay in Noboribetsu.
Where To Stay in Noboribetsu: Best Ryokan Pick
There are nearly twenty the accommodation to choose from in Noboribetsu town. Most of them are scattered around the onsen town center. It can be a headache for choosing the best stay for your holiday in Hokkaido. Whether you are looking for a traditional hot spring bath, an onsen theme water park for your kids, a fabulous kaiseki dinner, or a budget stay to save on some money. We got the best’s for your choice.
If you are planning a trip soon, here’s our best pick for where to stay in Noboribetsu.
- Dai-ichi Takimotokan
- Takimoto Inn
- Hotel Mahoroba
- Noboribetsu Manseikaku
- Takinoya Bekkan Tamanoyu
Dai-ichi Takimotokan is one of Noboribetsu’s best onsen resorts, boasting of various onsen facilities located near Noboribetsu Jigokudani.
If you are on a budget but still keen to try the world-class onsen bath facilities, just stay in Takimoto Inn.
Takinoya Bekkan Tamanoyu is the best place where you want to experience the authentic ryokan experience in Noboribetsu.
On average, 3-star hotels cost $280 per night, 4-star hotels cost $350 per night, and 5-star hotels for $800 per night for staying one night in Noboribetsu.
Firstly, Dai-ichi Takimotokan is one of Noboribetsu’s best onsen resorts, boasting of various onsen facilities. There are a total of 3 outdoor and 12 indoor baths for men, and 4 outdoor and 8 indoor baths for women. Each comes with a different hot spring source and is good for therapeutic. You can easily spend your day trying on their spacious indoor and outdoor pool, a waterfall bath, bubble jacuzzi, steam, and even sauna rooms. Added, it also featured with kids’ theme park swimming pool with a warm water supply. Remember to bring your swimsuit if you want to bring your kids in.
The location is superb and close to Jigokudani, the must-visit attraction in Noboribetsu. You can choose from a various selection of Japanese or Western-style rooms with a buffet or kaiseki dinner in the room. Although the price is slightly higher, you get what you pay for.
Room Rate: Start from $350 for a double room with breakfast and dinner included.
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Secondly, Takimoto Inn: If you are on a budget but still keen to try the world-class onsen bath facilities, just stay in Takimoto Inn. Your stay will feature in-house onsen, as well as 24 hours complimentary access to its sister hotel, Dai-ichi Takimotokan. Just walk across the road, you can freely use the fantastic onsen facilities cost ¥2,250 for a day visitor. What a bargain!
Although Takimoto Inn is slightly dated overall rooms are clean with western-style bedding for one, two, or three people. Most importantly at a reasonable price tag. Shuttle bus service (share with Daiichi Takimotokan also very helpful for travelers without self-driving. A great option for those looking for a great value budget stay.
Room Rate: Start from $200 for a double room (breakfast and dinner include)
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Next on our pick of where to stay in Noboribetsu is Hotel Mahoroba. It is also another popular hot spring resort among travelers, boasting over 30 on-site public indoor and outdoor hot spring baths and spas. One of the best things is the hot spring bath will be exchanged gender at next day. So that you can fully try on all the hot spring baths here.
Choose from Western or Japanese traditional bedding for twin, double, or family rooms. Additionally, Hotel Mahoroba also served an impressive buffer dinner with kings crab, sashimi, and seafood. Shuttle buses at cheap fares can be booked for hotel guests.
Room Rate: Start from $300 for a double room with breakfast and dinner included.
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The Noboribetsu Manseikaku is a 3-star accommodation stay in Noboribetsu. It is a chain onsen resort in Hokkaido and is famous for its hot spring facilities. Enjoy their open-air outdoor and indoor bath during your stay here. Their hot spring water is known as therapeutic.
You can choose to stay in a Japanese-style tatami with a futon or a Western-style room. The location is superb with a few minute’s walk from the bus station. Another great option for a hot spring experience in Noboribetsu.
Room Rate: Start from $280 for a double room with breakfast and dinner included.
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Note: Sometimes, Noboribetsu Manseikaku did offer early bird promotions on Booking.com. Check it out.
Lastly, Takinoya Bekkan Tamanoyu on our where to stay in Noboribetsu guide. This is the best place where you want to experience the authentic ryokan experience in Noboribetsu. Your stay will feature their in-house indoor and outdoor public bath. Added, don’t forget to book for their fabulous kaiseki dinner with a full course of seasonal Hokkaido local cuisine.
Very popular among travelers who love traditional stay. While there are only a limited 24 Japanese-style rooms, this popular ryokan in Noboribetsu is easily fully booked. Reserved earlier to avoid disappointment.
Room Rate: Start from $260 for a double room with breakfast and kaiseki dinner included.
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Quick Tips For Your Noboribetsu Holiday
Getting there – You can reach Noboribetsu from Sapporo or Hakodate by train. The limited express train cost about ¥4,800 in one hour. Alternative, local train with ¥2,400 but double of traveling time. The Japan Rail Pass and Hokkaido Rail Pass are covered for the train ride.
Getting to onsen town – The train station is about 15 minutes drive away from onsen town. You have to take the 15 minutes local bus from Noboribetsu station to town. One way bus ride costs ¥340. Bus and shuttle bus (minor charge) also running between Sapporo and Noboribetsu.
Self Driving to Noboribetsu: The best way is to self-drive there (about 2 hours from Sapporo). Renting a rental car for self-driving in Hokkaido is an absolute leisure experience. If you need any recommendations on the best rental car, don’t forget to check on RentalCar.com with a wide option of a rental cars and the best price guarantee.
Once you’ve booked your best hotel in Noboribetsu, just read through our Noboribetsu travel guide. Your holiday is awaiting you soon. Feel free to check out my travel itinerary and best stay in Noboribetsu.
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