One of our top picks in Minakami.
Boasting hot spring baths in a spectacular outdoor setting by Takaragawa River, Japanese-style hotel Takaragawa Onsen Osenkaku is a 10-minute drive from Hodaigi Ski Resort. It offers free Wi-Fi at the lobby, a tennis court and a free station transfer.

Rooms feature a serene Japanese interior with a tatami (woven-straw) floor, a TV and shoji sliding screens, which open to a relaxing seating area. Guests sleep in comfortable futon bedding, while amenities include yukata robes, a washstand and an attached toilet. Bathroom facilities are shared.

Guests can relax in an indoor or outdoor public hot spring bath, unwind with a massage or browse the souvenir shop. Hotel Osenkaku Takaragawa provides a free shuttle once a day to/from Jomo-Kogen Station, a 50-minute drive away, and JR Minakami Station, a 35-minute drive away.

A Japanese or Western breakfast is served in the dining room every morning. A kaiseki multi-course dinner or a Japanese and Western buffet dinner is served. Kaiseki multi-course meals are offered either in the guest room or in the dining room, while buffet dinners are offered only in the dining room.

The hotel is a 10-minute drive from Hodaigi Ski Resort and Minakami Kogen Fujiwara Ski Resort. Okutone Snow Park is a 25-minute drive and Sudagai Dam is a 15-minute drive away.