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Shirasagiyu Tawaraya
Shirasagiyu Tawaraya
- Just 1 hour by car from Kanazawa. This is a well-established ryokan that was established around 800 years ago and boasts of a clear, soft hot spring.
- The main entrance is located on the 5th floor overlooking Kakusenkei Gorge below. From the lobby, guestrooms, and mountain stream open-air bath, guests can enjoy the beautiful views of each season: fresh verdure in the spring, deep greens in summer, colored leaves in autumn, and snowy landscapes in the winter.

- The large communal baths are copiously filled with 90 liters of hot spring water per minute, and the mountain stream open-air bath features enough space for 30 guests to bathe comfortably.
- There is also a private large communal bath with an indoor bath and a mountain stream open-air bath. It boasts of enough space to accommodate 20 guests, and with its universal design, guests can even take their wheelchairs in.

- It is just 30 minutes by car to the Hashidate fishing port. Guests can enjoy select Kaga kaiseki course meals prepared with fresh seafood from the nearby sea as well as local ingredients.
- And in winter, the crab cuisine is also highly recommended.

- Guestrooms primarily feature simplistic Japanese-style rooms with tatami flooring.
- Guestrooms are also equipped with free Wi-Fi, a TV, refrigerator, hair dryer, desk lamp, toilet with a toilet washer, towels, bath towels, and more.

- And the lodging is also equipped with a cafe, shop, free parking lot, and more.

- Along Yuge Kaido Street (about 5 minutes away on foot), in addition to hot spring egg-making experiences, there are galleries for Kutani ceramic ware and Yamanaka lacquer ware, shops that sell sweet dumplings or croquettes, cafes, and more lined side by side. And along the ravine running parallel to the street, there is also a 1.3 kilometer promenade, where guests can enjoy strolls of Kakusenkei Gorge.
- For those with a car, this is a convenient location for visiting Komatsu Airport (30 minutes away), Eihei-ji Temple (40 minutes away), Kanazawa and its dinosaur museum (1 hour away), and the World Heritage Sites of Gokayama and Shirakawago (2 hours away).
- There is also a free shuttle from Kagaonsen Station (closest station). From Kanazawa it is just 25 minutes via a limited express train, making travel quite convenient. (For details, please refer to Access Info)
How to get there?
1. By JR
[To Kagaonsen Station]
From Kanazawa Station: About 25 min via limited express train.
From Kyoto Station: About 100 min via limited express train.
From Osaka Station: About 130 min via limited express train.
From Nagoya Station: about 150 min via limited express train.
From Tokyo Station: about 150 min via Hokuriku Shinkansen to Kanazawa. Transfer to the limited express train at Kanazawa Station, about 25 min from there.
From Komatsu Airport: about 10 min by bus to JR Komatsu Station. Transfer to the JR line train at Komatsu Station, about 10 min from there.

2. From Kagaonsen Station
(1) [Free Shuttle - Travel Time: About 20 min]
For guests that would like to use the pick-up shuttle, please make a reservation by the day before.
[Pick-up] JR Kagaonsen Station Departures: 14:00-18:00
[Drop-off] Ryokan Departures Bound for JR Kagaonsen Station:
8:45, 9:45, 10:45

(2) By taxi: About 20 min.
(3) By route bus: About 25 min. Alight at Yamanaka Onsen Terminal. 3 min on foot.

3. By Plane
From Haneda Airport: about 1 hr to Komatsu Airport.
1. About 40 min by taxi from Komatsu Airport.
2. About 10 min by bus from Komatsu Airport to JR Komatsu Station. Transfer to the JR line train at Komatsu Station, about 10 min from there to Kagaonsen Station.

4. By Car
From Kanazawa Area: About 30 min via Katayamazu IC on the expressway.
From Osaka, Kyoto, and Nagoya Areas: About 20 min from Kaga IC or about 30 min from Fukui-kita IC.
Grand Hotel Hakusan
Grand Hotel Hakusan
Located just outside Matto Station, this hotel is ideal for both business and leisure travel. Free parking is available at the hotel, and the hotel has coupons for the nearby city parking lot.
How to get there?
From JR Kanazawa Station to JR Matto Station: 10 min.
From JR Matto Station: 3 min on foot.
From Komatsu Airport: 30 min by car.
By car: 10 min from Hakusan IC on the Hokuriku Expressway.
*The parking lot is JPY 500 per vehicle per night of stay. (Available parking spaces - 20)
Suzuya Konnichiro
Suzuya Konnichiro
Beautiful view of the mountains changing its color season by season from all guest rooms. Only 5 minutes on foot to the famous Koorogibashi bridge. Please enjoy our bowl shaped open-air bath "Akayu" (red bath) and "Kuroyu" (black bath).
How to get there?
From Kaga Onsen Station (JR Hokuriku Line): Take the bus bound for Yamanaka Onsen and get off at Yamanaka bus terminal (30 min). 30 min on foot or 5 min by taxi from there.
Araya Totoan
Araya Totoan
Araya Totoan is a small Japanese-style inn (ryokan) which is more than 800 years old. The inn offers high-quality hot spring baths, delicious, traditional cuisine and heartfelt hospitality.
How to get there?
From Kagaonsen Station (JR Hokuriku Line): Take the bus bound for Yamanaka Onsen and get off at Yamashiro Higashiguchi (about 15 minutes). About 5 minutes on foot from there.
By car: Exit the Hokuriku Expressway at Kaga IC and continue along Route 8 for about 15 minutes (6 km). Head towards Yamashiro Onsen Soyu.
Hanamurasaki
Hanamurasaki
- Just 1 hour by car from Kanazawa. This hot spring ryokan is located in the vicinity of Kakusenkei Gorge, a famous spot in the Yamanaka Onsen area.
- Guests can enjoy a relaxing 22 hour stay (check-in at 14:00, check-out at 12:00).
- Hanamurasaki’s specialty meal style is ‘a la carte kaiseki’. Guests can select the dishes they want from the menu of the day.
- Whether they are with their spouse or family, each guest can make their own selections based on their preferences.
(Limited to meals in the dining room. Guestroom meal plans will feature kaiseki course meals.)
- Guests that have trouble making a selection can enjoy the head chef’s recommended kaiseki course meal.
- Guests are treated to select cuisine with every single dish being prepared with in-season ingredients from each season.
- From November to March, crab kaiseki course meals prepared with snow crab from the local Hashidate Fishing Port - 30 minutes away by car - will also be available.
- And, Kutani ceramic ware and Yamanaka lacquer ware will be used so guests can also enjoy the tableware.

- There are 3 types of guestrooms which are primarily Japanese-style rooms with tatami flooring, and all of which have a view of the valley of Kakusenkei Gorge.
- The Special Rooms are Japanese/Western-style rooms equipped with a semi open-air hot spring bath, sauna, kitchen, and living room, so guests can relax in comfort.
- Guestrooms with an antechamber are standard guestrooms with an extra room. This is also convenient for guests staying with their parents or children.
- The standard Japanese-style rooms include an elegant inner garden, wooden fixtures and more, so guests can enjoy Japanese architecture.
- All guestrooms are equipped with a TV, refrigerator, electric kettle, hair dryer, yukata, towels, bath towels, and more.

- In addition to the large communal baths, the ryokan is also equipped with scenic view open-air baths.
- From the scenic view open-air baths, guests can look out over the beauty of Kakusenkei Gorge.
- During the seasons, guests can enjoy fresh foliage, autumn leaves, and snowy landscapes.
- The ryokan is equipped with a natural rock bath and fragrant cypress bath.
- There are also ryokan original chilled sweets for guests to enjoy in the lounge after a soak in the baths.

- There is a bar lounge, shop, and free parking lot available at the ryokan.

- Along the nearby Yuge Kaido Street, in addition to hot spring egg-making experiences, there are galleries for Kutani ceramic ware and Yamanaka lacquer ware, shops that sell sweet dumplings or croquettes, cafes, and more lined side by side. And along the ravine running parallel to the street, there is also a 1.3 kilometer promenade, where guests can enjoy strolls of Kakusenkei Gorge.
- For those with a car, this is a convenient location for visiting Eihei-ji Temple (40 minutes away), Kanazawa and its dinosaur museum (1 hour away), and the World Heritage Sites of Gokayama and Shirakawago (2 hours away).
- There is also a free shuttle from Kagaonsen Station (closest station). From Kanazawa it is just 25 minutes via a limited express train, making travel quite convenient. (For details, please refer to Access Info)
How to get there?
(1) By JR
[To Kagaonsen Station]
From Kanazawa Station: About 25 min via limited express train.
From Kyoto Station: About 100 min via limited express train.
From Osaka Station: About 150 min via limited express train.
From Nagoya Station: About 150 min via limited express train.
From Tokyo Station: About 150 min via Hokuriku Shinkansen to Kanazawa. Transfer to a limited express train at Kanazawa Station and it is about 25 min from there.
From Komatsu Airport: About 10 min by bus to JR Komatsu Station. Transfer to the JR Line at Komatsu Station and it is about 10 min from there.

(2) By Plane
From Haneda Airport: About 1 hr to Komatsu Airport.
From Komatsu Airpot:
- About 40 min by taxi.
- About 10 min by bus to JR Komatsu Station. Transfer to the JR Line at Komatsu Station and it is about 10 min from there to Kagaonsen Station.

(3) By Car
From Kanazawa area: About 30 min via Komatsu IC on the expressway.
From Osaka, Kyoto, Nagoya areas: About 20 min via Kaga IC on the expressway.

[Pick-up Service]
Free round-trip shuttle bus service available to and from Kagaonsen Station (JR Hokuriku Main Line).
Hanamurasaki to/from Kagaonsen Station (15 min one-way)
*Reservation required by 1 day before use
Matsusaki
Matsusaki
- Located in the suburbs of Kanazawa, this is a hot spring ryokan established in 1836 that features a Japanese garden to welcome its guests.
- Guests will be served a heartfelt kaiseki course meal prepared with an abundance of local ingredients - such as fish, vegetables, rice, and more from the nearby sea, mountains, and plains - with each and every dish carefully incorporating the seasons of Kanazawa.
- Cuisine will be a monthly changing kaiseki course meal that is prepared and served one dish at a time. Enjoy the flavor of freshly prepared cuisine.

- There are guestrooms in the Main Building (Zuiun and Momoyama-an types) and the premium New Building (Houou type). There are a variety of types that mainly feature Japanese-style rooms with tatami flooring.
- The New Wing has a total of 10 guestrooms, all of which include an open-air bath and indoor bath which draw water from the hot spring source. And upon arrival, guests staying in the New Wing can head through the tatami-floored hallway to the tea room standing out on the on-site lake and enjoy some matcha green tea while gazing out at the seasonal garden.
- The head chef for the New Building’s exclusive kitchen will exercise their culinary abilities, so guests can enjoy not only the difference in guestrooms, but also kaiseki course meals with a menu that is a rank above the rest.
- Zuiun guestrooms are Japanese-style rooms where guests can view the garden during the seasons, with cherry blossoms and azaleas in the spring, water lilies in the summer, colored leaves in the autumn, and a snowy scene in the winter. For Momoyama-an type rooms, there are also Japanese/Western-style rooms equipped with twin beds.

- The hot springs use the Tatsunokuchi hot spring source that has been dug up in part of the garden.
- From the panoramic open-air bath on the top floor, guests can look out at the Hakusan Mountain Range and the lodging’s garden. In addition to the indoor baths, there is also laying baths and a sauna (or mist sauna). The large communal baths which face the 1st floor garden feature not only an open-air bath, but also a waterfall bath and jacuzzi, as well as a popular bathtub that pumps in water from the source at its natural temperature (36.5℃).
- It is also equipped with private open-air baths. Staying guests can enjoy 50-minute sessions (free; reservations are first come, first served).

- For those with a car, this is a convenient location for visiting the Nomi Kutani Ceramics Museum and ceramic art experience facilities (10 minutes away), Kanazawa and Kenrokuen Garden (30 minutes away), and the World Heritage Site of Shirakawago (90 minutes away).
- There is also a free shuttle available from the nearby Matto Station (10 minutes from Kanazawa Station), Komatsu Station, and Komatsu Airport, so it is also convenient for sightseeing in Kanazawa. (For details, please refer to the access information.)
How to get there?
1. By Train or Plane
[Pick-up]
From Kanazawa Station: Take the JR train to Matto Station (10 min). About 20 min via shuttle bus from there.
Or about 20 min by shuttle bus from JR Komatsu Station or Komatsu Airport.
The shuttle bus operates regularly from Matto Station. From Komatsu Station and Komatsu Airport a request is required.
Both require reservations at least 1 day in advance (please directly contact the hotel).

[Shuttle Bus from JR Matto Station]
Arrival Times: 12:39, 13:41, 14:10, 15:11, 16:04, 16:41, 17:11, 18:10
Please notify the hotel of your scheduled arrival time from the times listed above.

[Drop-off]
Dep. for Matto Station: 8:45, 10:05, 10:55
Dep. for Komatsu Station: 9:30, 10:30, 11:00
For those going to Komatsu Airport, please ask for the timetable when checking in.

2. By Car
About 15 min from Komatsu IC on the Hokuriku Expressway.
About 30 min from Kanazawa.
LiVEMAX Resort Kaga-Yamashiro
LiVEMAX Resort Kaga-Yamashiro
With the JR Hokuriku Shinkansen, Kanazawa can now be reached from Tokyo in 150 minutes, with Kaga Onsen just 30 minutes from there! This hot spring town allows guests to sense the atmosphere of olden days firsthand! For breakfast and dinner, guests can enjoy a Japanese/Western-style buffet meal. Non-alcoholic drinks are also free of charge.
How to get there?
Closest airport: Komatsu Airport.
[To Kagaonsen Station]
- From Nagoya Station: About 100 min by limited express train.
- From Kyoto Station: About 100 min by limited express train.
- From Kanazawa Station: About 25 min by limited express train.
From Kagaonsen Station (JR Hokuriku Line): About 10 min by taxi.
By car: Exit the Hokuriku Expressway at Kaga IC and continue along Route 8.
Kuriya Yasohachi
Kuriya Yasohachi
- On the terrace that is connected to the lobby, there is a rice field - which the facility has cultivated since it was established - where guests can encounter an authentic Japanese scene.
- The lodging has tatami flooring, so guests can kick off their shoes at the entrance and enjoy their stay.

- Guestrooms are primarily Japanese-style rooms that feature tatami flooring.
- The bamboo thicket can be seen from every guestroom, so guests can enjoy a relaxing stay while listening to the sound of the wind rustling the bamboo leaves.
- In addition to the standard Japanese-style rooms, there are a variety of Japanese-style rooms including those with an irori hearth, a terrace, open-air bath and horigotatsu (sunken kotatsu table), bedrooms, or detached rooms.

- Dinner will be monthly-changing kaiseki cuisine, each dish carefully prepared one by one by the chefs with as little chemical seasoning as possible.
- Dinner will be served at the counter seating of the open kitchen or in private tatami-floored rooms.
- At the counter seating, guests can savor freshly made cuisine while enjoying the ambiance of the kitchen and conversation with the chefs.
- For breakfast, guests will be served a Japanese-style set meal. Savor freshly-made rice that was prepared in an earthenware kettle.
- Along with the meal, guests can also enjoy local Yamanaka Onsen sake.

- Both the men’s and women’s large communal hot spring baths are equipped with open-air baths. Guests can enjoy a soak in either the indoor or open-air baths while gazing out at the bamboo thicket.
- In the bamboo thicket on the grounds, there is also a private open-air bath (requires a fee). Here, guests can also enjoy the flow of the mountain stream along with the winds of the great outdoors.
- Guests can also enjoy a free ice cream service after a soak in the baths (15:00 - 18:00).

- The lodging is also equipped with a beauty salon that uses massage oils (requires reservation in advance), a karaoke box, and a shop. In the lobby, guests can also make use of the free Wi-Fi.

- Along the nearby Yuge Kaido Street, in addition to hot spring egg-making experiences, there are galleries for Kutani ceramic ware and Yamanaka lacquer ware, shops that sell sweet dumplings or croquettes, cafes, and more lined side by side. And along the ravine running parallel to the street, there is also a 1.3 kilometer promenade, where guests can enjoy strolls of Kakusenkei Gorge.
- For those with a car, this is a convenient location for visiting Eihei-ji Temple (40 minutes away), Kanazawa and its dinosaur museum (1 hour away), and the World Heritage Sites of Gokayama and Shirakawago (2 hours away).
- There is also a free shuttle from Kagaonsen Station (closest station). From Kanazawa it is just 25 minutes via a limited express train, making travel quite convenient. (For details, please refer to Access Info)
How to get there?
1. By JR
[To Kagaonsen Station]
From Kanazawa Station: about 25 min via limited express train.
From Kyoto Station: about 100 min via limited express train.
From Osaka Station: about 150 min via limited express train.
From Nagoya Station: about 150 min via limited express train.
From Tokyo Station: about 150 min via Hokuriku Shinkansen to Kanazawa. Transfer to the limited express train at Kanazawa Station, about 25 min from there.
From Komatsu Airport: about 10 min by bus to JR Komatsu Station. Transfer to the JR line train at Komatsu Station, about 10 min from there.

[From Kagaonsen Station]
(1) Take a bus (Onsen Yamanaka Line) to Yamanaka Onsen (about 30 min), and it is about 30 min on foot or about 5 min by taxi from there.
(2) Free shuttle available (13:30 - 17:00); requires a reservation in advance by the day prior to accommodation.

2. By Plane
From Haneda Airport: about 1 hr to Komatsu Airport.
1. About 40 min by taxi from Komatsu Airport.
2. About 10 min by bus from Komatsu Airport to JR Komatsu Station. Transfer to the JR line train at Komatsu Station, about 10 min from there to Kagaonsen Station.

3. By Car
From Kanazawa area: about 30 min via Komatsu IC on the expressway.
From Osaka, Kyoto, Nagoya areas: about 20 min via Kaga IC on the expressway.
*Free parking lot available.
Tachibana Shikitei
Tachibana Shikitei
This facility had a complete renewal in 2003. You can experience the pleasant feeling of walking bare-footed on the paulownia-wood flooring in the lobby and corridor.
How to get there?
[To JR Kagaonsen Station]
- From Kanazawa Station: About 25 min via limited express train.
- From Kyoto Station: About 100 min via limited express train.
From Kaga-Onsen Station (JR Hokuriku Line): 10 min by pick-up bus.
By car: 8 km from Hokuriku Expressway Kaga IC / Katayamazu IC.
Diamond Katayamazu Onsen Society
Diamond Katayamazu Onsen Society
Wrapped in the heart of Mount Haku, and located where the rising and setting sun over Shibayama Lagoon colors the water surface seven different ways over the course of a day. 
How to get there?
From Komatsu Airport: About 20 min by taxi.
By car: About 15 min from Hokuriku Expressway Katayamazu IC.
Ryotei Manyo
Ryotei Manyo
The hotel has a Japanese atmosphere that delivers tranquility and nature. Guests will enjoy the hotel's banquet-style dishes prepared with local, seasonal ingredients.
How to get there?
From Komatsu Station (JR Hokuriku Line), West Exit: 20 min by taxi.
Hotel Arrowle
Hotel Arrowle
This resort hotel is located on a hill with a panoramic view of the Hakusan Mountain Range and Lake Shibayama.
The hotel is located near Kanazawa and Komatsu Airport and features classic European spaces.

The hotel zone consists of a spacious lobby lounge, comfortable and relaxing restaurants and bar, and 130 guestrooms.
The spa zone consists of natural hot springs, pool, sauna, beauty salon, karaoke room, and more.
In the field zone, guests can enjoy tennis, park golf, and strolling around the garden.
And guests can make use of the convention zone for banquets, meetings, weddings, and other formal events.
Guests can enjoy all of these spaces for a variety of purposes and preferences.

The dining venues - which include a Japanese restaurant, Italian restaurant, bar, and tea lounge - are designed so that guests can enjoy the spectacular view of the sacred Mt. Haku, allowing them to entrust their minds and bodies to a rich and relaxing experience that is only available at a resort.
For breakfast, the hotel will provide guests with a buffet meal.
How to get there?
(1) By JR Train
[To Kagaonsen Station]
From Kanazawa Station: Approx. 25 min via limited express train.
From Kyoto Station: Approx. 100 min via limited express train.
From Osaka Station: Approx. 140 min via limited express train.
From Nagoya Station: Approx. 150 min via limited express train.

[From Kagaonsen Station]
About 15 min via taxi or free shuttle bus (reservation required).
The shuttle bus departs every 10 and 40 minutes past the hour between 12:40 and 18:40.
*The shuttle bus will NOT operate at times for which reservations were not made in advance.
Reservations are accepted until 12:00 on the day of use.

(2) By Plane
About 1 hour from Tokyo (Haneda) Airport to Komatsu Airport.
From Komatsu Airport: About 15 min via taxi or free shuttle bus (reservation required).
The shuttle bus departs between 13:00 and 19:15 (departure times scheduled to match guests' flight arrival times).
*The shuttle bus will NOT operate at times for which reservations were not made in advance.
Reservations are accepted until 12:00 on the day of use.

(3) By Car
About 5 min from Hokuriku Expressway Katayamazu IC.
Route-Inn Grantia Komatsu Airport
Route-Inn Grantia Komatsu Airport
Only a 1-minute drive away from Komatsu IC (Hokuriku Expressway), and a 5-minute drive away from Komatsu Airport. Relax and refresh yourself in "Ataka-no-Yu", the natural hot spring bath in the hotel.
How to get there?
[To Komatsu Station]
- From Kyoto: Approx. 2 hr.
- From Kanazawa: Approx. 20 min.
From Komatsu Station (JR Hokuriku Main Line): About 10 min by taxi.
By Car: Exit the Hokuriku Expressway at Komatsu IC and continue along for about 1 min.
Hatori
Hatori
- With the warmth of trees and the tenderness of leaves, this high quality lodging cherishes the hot springs of Yamashiro.
- This is a high quality Japanese lodging that is overflowing with facilities that feature natural materials, as well as the warmth of the people there.

- Meals will be kaiseki cuisine prepared with vegetables from the local Kaga region, fresh fish from the local Hashitate fishing port, and more.
- In order to cherish the ingredients of each season, guests are served a monthly-changing menu.
- At the dining restaurant Uzuki, there are also plans available where guests can select their main cuisine for the day.

- In addition to the large communal hot spring baths and open-air baths that can be used 24 hours a day, there are also saunas and 2 private baths.
-The 2 large communal hot spring baths and open-air baths have differing aspects, with natural cypress wood or stones.
- Bath towels are available in the changing room.
- And shampoo, conditioner, and amenities are also available.

- Guestrooms are primarily Japanese-style rooms that feature tatami flooring.
- Guestrooms are equipped with air-conditioning, futons, a modular bath, mini refrigerator, toilet with washer, TV, and an electric kettle.
- In addition to guestrooms that feature open-air baths, there are superior type guestrooms in the Fuji-no-To Wing, and standard type guestrooms in the Hagi-no-To Wing.

- In the evening at the ryokan, gelato is available as an after bath service.
- Every night from 20:40, there is a Kaga Ikko-ikki taiko drum show (free of charge, about 15 minutes).
- The ryokan also features an esthetics salon, massages, foot acupressure massage, karaoke, table tennis, a shop, cafe, and late night restaurant (ramen, udon, and more).

- In the neighboring vicinity, there is the Kutaniyaki Kiln Exhibition Pavilion (5 minutes on foot) and Yunokuni no Mori, a theme park featuring the traditional handicrafts of Kaga (10 minutes by car), and more, making sightseeing convenient as well.
- World Heritage sites Shirakawago and Gokayama, both famous for gassho-zukuri thatch-roofed architecture, are also in convenient locations just 2 hours away by car.
- From Kanazawa, it is about 25 minutes away via limited express train (about 60 minutes by car). From Komatsu Airport, it about 20 minutes by car.
- There is also a free shuttle from the nearest station, Kagaonsen Station. (13:30 - 18:00, requires reservation in advance, takes about 15 minutes)
How to get there?
From Kyoto Station: About 100 minutes via limited express train.
From JR Kanazawa Station: About 25 minutes via limited express train.
From Kagaonsen Station (JR Hokuriku Line): Take a bus bound for Yamashiro or Yamanaka, and get off at Yamashiro Higashiguchi Station (about 15 minutes). It is about 15 minutes by taxi from there.
Free shuttle bus service available from Kagaonsen Station.
Operates from 13:30 to 18:00. Reservation is required for the shuttle bus service.
Kohan no Yado Morimoto
Kohan no Yado Morimoto
- Just 40 minutes by car from Kanazawa. This hot spring ryokan is located in the heart of the Katayamazu Onsen district.
- The ryokan, which faces Lake Shibayama, boasts of spectacular scenery where guests can gaze out on the lake which changes to every color of the rainbow from morning to evening, as well as the Hakusan Mountain Range in the distance.

- Guestrooms are primarily Japanese-style rooms with tatami-flooring that feature lovely evening views of the lake shore.
- And there are also corner rooms and special rooms with bedrooms where guests can enjoy the scenery of the lake shore, as well as guestrooms with rock baths filled with water straight from the hot spring source.
- All guestrooms are equipped with a TV, refrigerator, electric kettle, toothbrushes, yukata, towels, bath towels, and more.

- Meals here are kaiseki course meals prepared with local, seasonal ingredients that can only be found in the Hokuriku region.
- In addition to Noto beef (kuroge wagyu beef) cuisine, cuisine prepared with snow crab in the winter season is also popular.

- The large communal baths which are also equipped with open-air baths are 100% natural hot springs. Water constantly flows 24 hours a day, filling the baths.
- The large communal baths are spacious with a glass facade for guests to view fireworks over the lake in the summer, and a snowy landscape surrounding the lake shore in the winter.
- Experience the sensation of feeling like you are floating on the lake.
- There are also private baths available.
- The large communal baths have a popular ‘shampoo buffet’ where guests can pick out their preferred shampoo.

- In the ryokan, there is a cafe corner with jazz playing, a shop, and karaoke room. And the entire ryokan is equipped with Wi-Fi.

- Traveling by car, it is just 40 minutes to Kanazawa and Eihei-ji Temple. The World Heritage Sites of Gokayama and Shirakawago are just 90 minutes away, so this location is quite convenient.
- And Komatsu Airport is also just 15 minutes away by car.
- There is also a free shuttle from Kagaonsen Station (closest station). From Kanazawa it is just 25 minutes via a limited express train, making travel quite convenient. (For details, please refer to Access Info)
How to get there?
1. By JR
[From Kagaonsen Station]
About 15 min via taxi or free shuttle bus (reservation required).
Pick-up service is available between 14:00 and 18:00.
Please contact the hotel for reservations by the day prior to use.

[To Kagaonsen Station]
From Kanazawa Station: Approx. 25 min. via limited express train.
From Kyoto Station: Approx. 100 min. via limited express train.
From Osaka Station: Approx. 140 min. via limited express train.
From Nagoya Station: Approx. 150 min. via limited express train.

2. By Plane
About 1 hour from Tokyo (Haneda) Airport to Komatsu Airport.
About 1 hour 35 minutes from Sapporo (New Chitose) Airport to Komatsu Airport.
About 1 hour 15 minutes from Fukuoka Airport to Komatsu Airport.
About 15 minutes by taxi from Komatsu Airport.

3. By Car
About 5 min from Hokuriku Expressway Katayamazu IC. About 50 min from Kanazawa.
Royal Hotel Yamanaka Onsen Kajikaso
Royal Hotel Yamanaka Onsen Kajikaso
Located in Yamanaka Onsen's scenic Kakusen Valley, this hotel's cypress baths and open-air stone baths boast excellent views. It makes a great starting point for sightseeing in the Hokuriku region, starting with places like Kanazawa and the Echizen Coast.
How to get there?
[About Operation of Free Shuttle Bus]
The Yamanaka Onsen Kajikaso Royal Hotel operates a shuttle bus running between Kagaonsen Station and the hotel for staying guests and day trip guests. Please make use of this service when staying at the hotel.
- Kagaonsen Station Departures: 14:05, 15:05, 16:05, 17:30
- Hotel Departures: 8:45, 9:45, 10:45, 11:45
*Please reserve a pick-up at least 1 hour prior to desired time.
*If there are no reservations, the bus may not run.
Yataya Shotoen
Yataya Shotoen
This hotel is located in the central area of the city, surrounded by good-luck articles and the beautiful Shibayama Lagoon. It provides semi-Honzen cuisine (formal Japanese cuisine) using local delicacies, with the theme of Tateba cuisine.
How to get there?
From Komatsu Airport: Approx. 15 min by car.
[To Kagaonsen Station]
- From Kanazawa Station: Approx. 25 min via limited express train.
- From Kyoto Station: Approx. 100 min via limited express train.
- From Nagoya Station: Approx. 150 min via limited express train.
From Kagaonsen Station (JR Hokuriku Line): Take a Kaga Onsen bus bound for Katayamazu Onsen to the Soyu-mae bus stop (30 min) and it is 3 min on foot from there.

[Free Shuttle from Kagaonsen Station]
Pick-up: 14:00 - 18:00 (Requires a reservation by the day before)
Drop-off: 9:00 - 12:00 (Requires a reservation at check-in)
Kissho Yamanaka
Kissho Yamanaka
- About 1 hour by car from Kanazawa. Located in Yamanaka Onsen, which has been open for 1,300 years, this is an elegant hot spring lodging along the scenic area of Kakusenkei Gorge.
- It is a new Japanese resort that offers a unique restaurant that serves Kaga cuisine and teppanyaki, has natural hot springs, guestrooms with open-air baths, the first authentic spa in the area, and more.

- Guestrooms are primarily Japanese-style rooms that feature tatami flooring.
- Guestrooms with open-air hot spring baths are available in 2 types: Japanese-style rooms and Japanese/Western-style rooms equipped with Simmons beds.
- There are a variety of guestroom types, including modern Japanese-style rooms with gardens, guestrooms next to the mountain stream, guestrooms next to the quiet mountains, and more.
- Guestroom amenities include yukata, pajamas, tabi socks, hot spring hopping drawstring bags, an aroma pot and some recommended aroma oil, bath towels, face towels, tooth brushes, hair brushes, hair dryers, and more.

- The hot springs feature not only the large communal baths (with indoor baths, open-air baths, and saunas), but also 3 varieties of private baths and a 24 hour foot bath for guests to enjoy.
- The large communal hot spring bath has 2 areas with varying charm, and because they are changed between genders in the morning and evening, guests can enjoy them both.
- The private baths feature 3 charming types: a cypress bath, a rock bath, and a stone bath. Reservations are taken at the front desk on the day on a first come, first served basis.

- There are 3 restaurants available.
- The Kaga cuisine restaurant Benihana has an open kitchen and is known for its Kaga cuisine and all-you-can-eat freshly fried tempura.
- The teppanyaki restaurant Aotake features amusing cooking performances by the chef that unfold right before your eyes.
- The Kaga restaurant Chihiro - exclusive to guests in guestrooms with open-air baths - features chair and table seating, Kutani ceramic ware and Yamanaka lacquer ware serving dishes, and special kaiseki course meals.

- The lodging also has a spa decorated with Kutani ceramic ware and Kaga Yuzen dyed works.
- The spa also has treatments that use gold leaf from Ishikawa Prefecture which accounts for more than 90% of gold leaf production in Japan.

- There are also a variety of free services.
- In the lobby, there is tea and coffee (7:00 - 18:00).
- At the teppanyaki restaurant, there are freshly made pancakes (14:30 - 16:00).
- After a soak in the baths, guests can enjoy cold barley tea (14:00 - 18:00), as well as a beer in the evening (16:00 - 18:00) or cold tokoroten jelly strips in the morning (6:30 - 9:00).
- Each service is provided at their set times.

- Free Wi-Fi is equipped in all guestrooms, the lobby, and restaurants.
- The traditional “Yamanaka-Bushi Night” performance is held every day (from 20:45).
- Guests can enjoy the singing and dancing performance by the Yamanaka geisha of Yamanakaza Hall free of charge.

- Along the nearby Yuge Kaido Street, in addition to hot spring egg-making experiences, there are galleries for Kutani ceramic ware and Yamanaka lacquer ware, shops that sell sweet dumplings or croquettes, cafes, and more lined side by side. And along the ravine running parallel to the street, there is also a 1.3 kilometer promenade, where guests can enjoy strolls of Kakusenkei Gorge.
- For those with a car, this is a convenient location for visiting Eihei-ji Temple (40 minutes away), Kanazawa and its dinosaur museum (1 hour away), and the World Heritage Sites of Gokayama and Shirakawago (2 hours away).
- There is also a free shuttle from Kagaonsen Station (closest station). From Kanazawa it is just 25 minutes via a limited express train, making travel quite convenient. (For details, please refer to Access Info)
How to get there?
1. By JR
[To Kagaonsen Station]
From Kanazawa Station: About 25 min via limited express train.
From Kyoto Station: About 100 min via limited express train.
From Osaka Station: About 130 min via limited express train.
From Nagoya Station: About 150 min via limited express train.
From Tokyo Station: About 150 min via Hokuriku Shinkansen to Kanazawa. At Kanazawa Station change to a limited express train and it is about 25 min from there.
From Komatsu Airport: About 10 min by bus to JR Komatsu Station. Transfer to the JR line at Komatsu Station and it is about 10 min from there.

2. From Kagaonsen Station
(1) [Free Shuttle - About 25 min]
For those that would like to use this, please make a reservation by 18:00 the day before.
Oct. 1, 2019 - Mar. 31, 2020
[Pick-up] JR Kagaonsen Station Departures: 13:40, 14:10, 14:40, 15:10, 15:40, 16:40, 17:40
[Drop-off] Ryokan Departures: 8:55, 9:55, 11:00, 13:05, 14:05, 14:35, 15:05, 16:05, 17:05
(2) By taxi: About 20 min.

3. By Plane
From Haneda Airport: About 1 hr to Komatsu Airport.

4. From Komatsu Airport
(1) [Free Shuttle - Travel Time: About 40 min]
For those that would like to use this, please make a reservation at least 3 days prior to date of accommodation.
Oct. 1, 2019 - Mar. 31, 2020
[Pick-up] Komatsu Airport Departures: 10:40, 11:40, 13:40, 17:00, 18:00
[Drop-off] Ryokan Departures: 9:50, 10:50, 12:50, 16:10, 17:00

(2) From Komatsu Airport: About 30 min by taxi.
(3) To Kagaonsen Station: About 30 min by CANBUS.
(4) From Komatsu Airport: About 10 min by bus to JR Komatsu Station. Transfer to the JR line at Komatsu Station and it is about 10 min from there to Kagaonsen Station.

5. By car
From Kanazawa area: About 30 min via Katayamazu IC on the expressway.
From Osaka, Kyoto, and Nagoya areas: About 20 min from Kaga IC or about 30 min from Fukui-kita IC.
Hotel Route-Inn Mikawa Inter
Hotel Route-Inn Mikawa Inter
A short 5-minute drive from Mikawa Station on the Hokuriku Main Line, this hotel is also located right off the Hokuriku Expressway's Mikawa Interchange, making it a great choice for people traveling by car.
How to get there?
From Mikawa Station (JR Hokuriki Main Line): About 5 minutes by taxi.
By car: Exit the Hokuriku Expressway at the Mikawa IC and continue for about 1 minute in the direction of the hotel.
Rurikoh
Rurikoh
- An evolving Japanese inn that proffers the charm of a hot spring one step ahead of the rest.
- Enjoy a relaxed stay with high quality and comfortable hospitality.

- In addition to spacious open-air baths and large communal baths that can be used 24 hours a day, the ryokan has saunas, 5 private open-air baths, a foot bath, and more.
- The open-air baths feature a men’s rock bath and a women’s cypress bath. Soak in the baths while enjoying a view of the Japanese garden.
- Bath towels are available in the changing room.
- And shampoo, conditioner, and amenities are also available.

- Savor kaiseki cuisine from the Kaga region, prepared with seafood from the nearby ocean and mountain delights from Mt. Haku.
- Depending on the plan, guests can select from meals in either of the ryokan’s dining restaurants or a meal served in their guestroom.
- Nisaburou, the dining restaurant where guests can choose their main dish and enjoy hand-pressed sushi from the open kitchen, does not allow guests that are elementary school age and younger, so guests can enjoy a relaxed space for adults.

- Guestrooms primarily feature rooms with tatami flooring.
- Guestrooms are equipped with air-conditioning, futons, a modular bath, mini refrigerator, toilet with washer, TV, and an electric kettle.
- The Hoshi-no-To Wing features special rooms with open-air hot spring baths, the Kaze-no-To Wing features superior guestrooms, and the Tsuki-no-To Wing features standard guestrooms, such as Twin Rooms and more.
- In the Rurikoh Club Lounge - exclusive to guests staying in the Hoshi-no-To Wing - guests can enjoy free, unlimited use of the drink bar and massage chairs during their stay. In the evening there is also sparkling wine and beer.
- The Rurikoh Club Lounge is not available to guests elementary school age and younger, nor for groups of 8 or more guests.

- In the evening at the ryokan, seasonally-changing chilled sweets are available as an after bath service.
- Every night from 21:00, there is a Kaga Ikko-ikki taiko drum show (free of charge, about 15 minutes).
- The ryokan also features an esthetics salon, massages, karaoke, a shop, cafe, bar, and late night restaurant (ramen, udon, and more).

- In the neighboring vicinity, there is the Kutaniyaki Kiln Exhibition Pavilion (5 minutes on foot) and Yunokuni no Mori, a theme park featuring the traditional handicrafts of Kaga (10 minutes by car), and more, making sightseeing convenient as well.
- World Heritage sites Shirakawago and Gokayama, both famous for gassho-zukuri thatch-roofed architecture, are also in convenient locations just 2 hours away by car.
- From Kanazawa, it is about 25 minutes away via limited express train (about 60 minutes by car). From Komatsu Airport, it about 20 minutes by car.
- There is also a free shuttle from the nearest station, Kagaonsen Station. (13:30 - 18:00, requires reservation in advance, takes about 15 minutes)
How to get there?
From JR Kyoto Station: About 100 min via limited express train.
From JR Kanazawa Station: About 25 min via limited express train.
From Kagaonsen Station (JR Hokuriku Line): Take a Hokutetsu bus bound for Yamanaka Onsen to Yamashiro-Higashi-guchi bus stop (15 min), then walk 2 min to the exit, and it is 1 min on foot from there.
Free shuttle bus service available from Kagaonsen Station.
Operates from 13:30 to 18:00. Reservation is required for the pick-up bus.
Tagawa Ryusenkaku
Tagawa Ryusenkaku
This inn prides itself in its baths, including "Tambo-no-Yu (Paddy Field Bath)," which offers bathers views of beautiful nature! There are a 6 baths for men and women to enjoy. A yukata (casual summer kimono) is provided for guests to wear to the baths.
How to get there?
From Komatsu Station (JR Hokuriku Line) West Exit: About 20 minutes by taxi.
By car: Exit the Hokuriku Expressway at Komatsu IC and continue along Route 22 for about 20 minutes (10 km).
Yukai Resort: Hana-Saichoraku *Women-only Ryokan
Yukai Resort: Hana-Saichoraku *Women-only Ryokan
*Please note that this hotel is for women only.*

This Yamanaka Onsen hotel's rooms facing the Daishoji River offer views of the famous Kakusen Gorge, with its beautiful scenery changing with each season. Guests can also look forward to relaxing in the hot springs that gush forth from the foot of sacred Mt. Haku.
Both dinner and breakfast will be a buffet style meal in the restaurant. Guests can enjoy a menu of Japanese, Western, and Chinese-style freshly cooked cuisine, seasonal cuisine, regional cuisine, and original cuisine, among others.
How to get there?
From Komatsu Airport: About 38 min by car.

[To Kagaonsen Station]
- From Nagoya Station: About 150 min via limited express train.
- From Kyoto Station: About 100 min via limited express train.
- From Kanazawa Station: About 25 min via limited express train.
From Kagaonsen Station (JR Hokuriku Main Line): About 20 min by car. A hotel loop shuttle is available.

[Free Shuttle]
Departs Kagaonsen Station at 13:35, 14:45, 15:55, 17:05
(Takes approx. 35 min. Please make a reservation by the day before accommodation.)
Yoshidaya Sannoukaku
Yoshidaya Sannoukaku
A traditional Japanese-style inn priding itself on having the most spring water in Yamashiro Onsen. Relax in the private bath or open-air bath. Savor delicious cuisine placing importance on Kaga flavors.
How to get there?
From Kagaonsen Station (JR Hokuriku Line): Head to Kaga Onsen Bus Terminal and take a Kaga Onsen Bus bound for Yamashiro/Yamanaka to the Yamashiro-Onsen Higashiguchi bus stop (about 15 min). It is about 15 min on foot or about 3 min by taxi from there.
By car: Exit the Hokuriku Expressway at Kaga IC and continue along Route 8 for about 12 km.
Mori no Sumika Resort & Spa
Mori no Sumika Resort & Spa
This hidden-away inn is enveloped in green forest, with guestrooms looking out onto the Japanese garden. Delicious seafood dishes are prepared with the bounty of the nearby sea, while guests can enjoy the 180-degree panoramic view from the large shared bath.
How to get there?
From Kagaonsen Station (JR Hokuriku Line): Take a Kaga Onsen Bus bound for Yamashiro/Yamanaka Onsen and get off at the Yamashiro Higashiguchi bus stop (East Exit) (about 15 min). It is about 3 min on foot from there.
By car: Exit the Hokuriku Expressway at Kaga IC and continue along Route 8 for about 7 km (about 15 min).
Kaga Katayamazu Onsen Kasuikyo (APA Hotel & Resort)
Kaga Katayamazu Onsen Kasuikyo (APA Hotel & Resort)
A ryokan (Japanese-style hotel) with a facility of a resort hotel, located in front of Shibayamagata. The Hakusan Mountain Range can be seen from all guestrooms. Enjoy the combination of Japanese and Western atmospheres at the hotel.
How to get there?
[To JR Kagaonsen Station]
- From JR Kanazawa Station: Approx. 25 min by limited express train.
- From JR Kyoto Station: Approx. 100 min by limited express train.
From Kagaonsen Station (JR Hokuriku Line): 10 min by taxi.

[Free Shuttle]
Departs Kagaonsen Station from 14:00 - 18:00 (reservation only).
Requires a reservation by 14:00 on the day of accommodation. Please contact the hotel with arrival time, train name, etc.
Ohanami Kyubei
Ohanami Kyubei
- Just 1 hour by car from Kanazawa. This ryokan, located in Yamanaka Onsen, provides guests with an enjoyable stay thanks to their theme of ‘year-round cherry blossom viewing’.
- In the name ‘Ohanami Kyubei’, ‘Ohanami’ (cherry blossom viewing) refers to guests’ enjoyable stay, and ‘Kyubei’ is the name of the founder of the ryokan. The ryokan displays its roots from the time of its establishment when it first started providing guests with enjoyable stays.
- After arriving, guests will be treated to freshly made Kyubei dango and sakura tea in the lobby.

- There are 3 types of guestrooms that are primarily Japanese-style rooms with tatami flooring.
- The Rokushoan suite rooms - 6 limited Japanese/Western-style rooms with twin beds and scenic view open-air baths - allow guests to have the scenery of the hot springs and the gorge all to themselves.
- The Kashoan rooms - standard, 10 or 12.5-tatami mat Japanese-style guestrooms - have the most reservations, and feature the sprawling, seasonal beauty of the gorge right outside the windows, with fireflies in the summer and a snowy landscape in the winter.
- To make up for not having baths, Kaedan rooms are offered at a reasonable price.
- All guestrooms are equipped with a TV, refrigerator (empty), electric kettle, hair dryer, yukata, towels, bath towels, and more.

- Meals will be new and creative Japanese-style kaiseki course meals that feature traditional ingredients and cooking methods from the Kaga region, with some added creativity and ingenuity.
- Meals are served in the restaurant where guests can enjoy a stylish and modern Japanese-style atmosphere, or in guestrooms for guests that value their privacy.
- Meals are divided by plans, so make a reservation for your preferred style of meal.

- From the open-air baths and private open-air baths, guests can get a view of the beautiful gorge.
- The baths are also blessed with natural background music played by the murmur of the river and sounds of small animals.
- The large communal baths are equipped with 3 tubs with varying depths and temperatures.
- There is also a rest area guests can use to take a break after a soak.
- There are also free drinks, shaved ice (depending on the season), and more.

- Free Wi-Fi is equipped in all guestrooms, the front area, lobby, and restaurants.
- The ryokan is also equipped with a terrace where guests can look out upon the beauty of the gorge, a ramen and izakaya corner, a shop, private ganban’yoku bedrock spa, table tennis, a massage and beauty salon, and free parking lot.

- Along the nearby Yuge Kaido Street, in addition to hot spring egg-making experiences, there are galleries for Kutani ceramic ware and Yamanaka lacquer ware, shops that sell sweet dumplings or croquettes, cafes, and more lined side by side. And along the ravine running parallel to the street, there is also a 1.3 kilometer promenade, where guests can enjoy strolls of Kakusenkei Gorge.
- For those with a car, this is a convenient location for visiting Eihei-ji Temple (40 minutes away), Kanazawa and its dinosaur museum (1 hour away), and the World Heritage Sites of Gokayama and Shirakawago (2 hours away).
- There is also a free shuttle bus from Kagaonsen Station (closest station). From Kanazawa it is just 25 minutes via a limited express train, making travel quite convenient. (For details, please refer to Access Info)
How to get there?
(1) By JR
[To Kagaonsen Station]
From Kanazawa Station: about 25 min via limited express train.
From Kyoto Station: about 100 min via limited express train.
From Osaka Station: about 150 min via limited express train.
From Nagoya Station: about 150 min via limited express train.
From Tokyo Station: about 150 min via Hokuriku Shinkansen to Kanazawa. Transfer to the limited express train at Kanazawa Station, about 25 min from there.
From Komatsu Airport: about 10 min by bus to JR Komatsu Station. Transfer to the JR line train at Komatsu Station, about 10 min from there.

2. From Kagaonsen Station
(1) [Free Shuttle Bus (takes about 25 min)]
If using the pick-up shuttle bus, please make a reservation by the day prior to use.
*Please choose from the following times. The bus will not be running if there are no reservations made.
[Pick-up] Departure times from JR Kagaonsen Station: 14:00 / 15:00 / 16:00 / 17:00 / 18:10.
[Drop-off] Departure times from ryokan bound for JR Kagaonsen Station: 8:40 / 9:30 / 10:40
(2) By taxi: About 20 min.

3. By Plane
From Haneda Airport: about 1 hr to Komatsu Airport.
(1) About 40 min by taxi from Komatsu Airport.
(2) About 10 min by bus from Komatsu Airport to JR Komatsu Station. Transfer to the JR line train at Komatsu Station, about 10 min from there to Kagaonsen Station.

4. By Car
From Kanazawa area: About 30 min via Katayamazu IC on the expressway.
From Osaka, Kyoto, Nagoya areas: about 20 min via Kaga IC on the expressway.
Hotel Onoya
Hotel Onoya
Hotel Onoya has been a favorite of many generations throughout its over 300 years of history, and exists as a place of relaxation where guests can feel the time slowly slip by. Enjoy seasonal local dishes of Kaga.
How to get there?
From Kagaonsen Station (JR Hokuriku Line): Take a Kaga Onsen bus bound for Yamashiro/Yamanaka Onsen and get off at the Yamashiro Onsen bus stop. It is 5 min on foot from there.
By car: Exit the Hokuriku Expressway at Kaga IC and continue along Route 8 for about 8 km (about 15 min), then Prefectural Route 147 for about 5 min. Turn onto Route 8 at Kamo Intersection and head south toward the hotel.
Select Grand Kagayamanaka
Select Grand Kagayamanaka
Stands in an exquisite location facing the picturesque scenery of the Kakusenkei Gorge. Enjoy the hot spring and a buffet served from a live kitchen.
How to get there?
From Kagaonsen Station (JR Hokuriku Main Line), Central Exit: Take a bus bound for Yamanaka Onsen and get off at the Sakaematsu bus stop. It is 5 minutes by taxi from there.
By car: 20 minutes (15 km) after exiting the Hokuriku Expressway at Kaga IC.
Yunokuni Tensyo
Yunokuni Tensyo
- There are 3 large communal baths with varying charm, including one with a waterfall flowing from a large rock, and another with Kutani-yaki plates on exhibit.
- Guests can enjoy 18 types of baths, including hot baths, warm baths, medicine baths, open-air baths, sauna, and cold baths.
- These are fresh, natural hot springs.

- There is also an excellent range of free after-bath services.
- Services include an onsen tamago (hot spring egg) making experience, free after-bath chilled sweets, fresh-steamed potatoes, and more.

- Meals are kaiseki course meals, mainly featuring traditional Kaga cuisine prepared with seasonal seafood and mountain delights, as well as local miso and soy sauce.
- On accommodation only plans, guests cannot have meals at the accommodation facility.

- There are a variety of guestroom types available.
- There are standard Japanese-style room, Japanese-style rooms with beds, Japanese-style rooms with garden open-air baths, and special rooms with open-air baths.
- Also, on the special Zen floor with all suite rooms, guests can enjoy refined relaxation in Japanese-style rooms with twin beds, a living room, and a terrace.

- All areas in the ryokan are equipped with free Wifi.
- There are rental bicycles, a souvenir shop, karaoke, and a coin laundry, and luggage storage is available 24 hours a day.
- In the summer, there is also an outdoor garden pool (with a 150m water slide). Guests can enjoy a fulfilling, resort-style holiday.

- In the neighboring vicinity, there is the Kutaniyaki Kiln Exhibition Pavilion (5 minutes on foot) and Yunokuni no Mori, a theme park featuring the traditional handicrafts of Kaga (10 minutes by car), and more, making sightseeing convenient as well.
- From Kanazawa, it is about 25 minutes away via limited express train (about 60 minutes by car). From Komatsu Airport, it is about 20 minutes by car, making for a very convenient location.
- There is also a free shuttle from the nearest station, Kagaonsen Station. (14:15 - 18:15, departing at 15 and 45 minutes past each hour)
How to get there?
[To JR Kagaonsen Station]
- From JR Kyoto Station: About 100 min via limited express train.
- From Kanazawa Station: 25 min via limited express train.
From Kagaonsen Station (JR Hokuriku Line): Take a bus bound for Yamanaka Onsen/Kayano to the Yamashiro Onsen Higashi-guchi bus stop (10 min). It is 1 min on foot from there.

From Tokyo Station: About 150 min via Hokuriku Shinkansen to Kanazawa. At Kanazawa Station change to a limited express train and it is about 25 min from there.

[About Transport Service]
*Reservation not required (as of Mar. 4, 2017).
Departs from JR Kagaonsen Station, bound for Yunokuni Tensyo
14:15 / 14:45 / 15:15 / 15:45 / 16:15 / 16:45 / 17:15 / 17:45 / 18:15
*Additional trips in summer (July 15 - Aug. 27): 11:00 / 12:00 / 13:00
Departs from Yunokuni Tensyo, bound for JR Kagaonsen Station
8:45 / 9:45 / 10:45 / 13:45
Departs from Yunokuni Tensyo, bound for Yunokuni no Mori
9:15 / 10:15
Departs from Yunokuni no Mori, bound for Yunokuni Tensyo
13:30
*As buses depart on schedule, please leave plenty of time to reach the boarding location.
Houshi
Houshi
- Founded in 718, continuing for 46 generations from 1,300 years ago, this is Hokuriku’s oldest Japanese-style hot spring ryokan.
- In the past, it has even been registered in the Guinness Book of World Records as a hot spring ryokan with the oldest history in the world.
- Those that stay at Houshi will be able to experience the traditional scenery of Japan.
- The genuine hot spring atmosphere of this quiet seasonal lodging will help to ease guests’ travel fatigue.

- To express their gratitude and happiness for guests’ stay, ryokan staff will serve guests matcha green tea and tea cakes.

- The hot spring is a clear and colorless sodium sulfate spring. The spring water is also good for drinking.
- Both the men’s and women’s large communal baths have open-air baths.
- In the open-air baths, guests can also enjoy the natural scenery as its appearance changes via the seasons and weather.
- The large communal baths are equipped with shampoo, hair rinse, conditioner, and face shaving foam.
- The men’s dressing room is equipped with hair dryers, cotton swabs, combs, skin gel, razors, hair mousse, hair tonic, hair liquid, and hair-styling water.
- The women’s dressing room is equipped with hair dryers, cotton swabs, combs, hand mirrors, shower caps, and skin care products (cleansing items, face lotion, all-in-one gels).
- The ryokan also has 2 private baths. (Reservations taken after check-in at the front desk, on a first come, first served basis. Advance reservation cannot be done by phone, email, etc.)

- Guestrooms are located in 4 connected wings that surround a Japanese garden.
- In the spacious garden, guests can enjoy the four seasons of Japan with colored leaves in the fall, winter scenery, cherry blossoms in the spring, and cool clear streams in the summer.

- For cuisine, guests can savor kaiseki course meals prepared with natural bounties from the ocean, mountains, countryside, and rivers in the Hokuriku and Kaga regions.
- Hot dishes are served while they are still hot, and cold dishes are served cold.

- From Kanazawa, it is about 30 minutes by train. From Komatsu Airport, it is about 25 minutes by car, making for a very convenient location.
- There is also a free shuttle service from Awazu Station (closest station) and Kagaonsen Station. (For details, please refer to Access Info)
How to get there?
[To Kagaonsen Station]
- From Kanazawa Station: Approx. 25 min via limited express train.
- From Kyoto Station: Approx. 100 min via limited express train.
From Kagaonsen Station (JR Hokuriku Line): About 20 min by taxi.
To Awazu Station: Approx. 35 min via local train from Kanazawa Station.

Departure Schedule for Free Shuttle Bus from Kagaonsen Station
14:30, 15:30, 16:30, 17:30
Departure Schedule for Free Shuttle Bus from Awazu Station
15:00 - 17:00 (matches train times)
*The free shuttle bus requires a reservation in advance.
*To ride the shuttle bus going from the ryokan to each station the next morning, please speak with the staff during check-in.
Tokigasane
Tokigasane
- This quiet lodging is located on the shore of Lake Shibayama, and features a beautiful view and delicious cuisine.
- Staff will gently support guests in spending a special time with those dear to them.

- As the ryokan is located a 10 minute drive from Hashitate Port, guests can enjoy monthly changing kaiseki course meals prepared with local ingredients, such as fresh seafood from the nearby fishing area, traditional Kaga vegetables that have been around since the Edo period, and more.

- The large communal hot spring bath is a natural hot spring with 100% naturally flowing waters that is not supplemented with hot or cold water.
- The fresh, rich saline spring will warm guests to the core.
- The ryokan is also equipped with a sauna and water bath.
- The open-air baths are a spacious and healing space that makes bathers feel as if they are floating in a lake.

- In the ryokan, guests can relax while dressed in yukata.
- Guests can enjoy beauty treatments and massages in their guestrooms and relax in the ganbak’yoku bedrock spa. The ryokan is also equipped with a karaoke box and table tennis.
- In the ganban’yoku bedrock spa, guests change into the special clothing, lie down in the room with healing music playing, and just relax. This spa, where guests can comfortably work up a sweat is one of Tokigasane’s popular facilities.

- There are a variety of guestrooms available, including rooms with natural open-air hot spring baths, special Japanese-style rooms, and Japanese/Western-style rooms which have Japanese-style rooms with beds.
- Upon arrival, guests will be served tea and sweets in the cafe. After a short respite, guests will be given information about the ryokan and have arrangements made for dinner time.

- From Kanazawa, it is about 25 minutes away via limited express train. From Komatsu Airport, it is about 20 minutes by car, making for a very convenient location.
- There is also a free shuttle from the nearest station, Kagaonsen Station. (14:00 - 17:30, departing on the hour and 30 minutes past each hour; requires advanced reservation by 12:00 on the day)
How to get there?
(1) By JR Train
[From Kagaonsen Station]
About 10 min via taxi or free shuttle (reservation required).
The shuttle runs from 14:00 to 17:30 and departs on the hour and 30 minutes past each hour.
Please contact the hotel for reservations by 12:00 on the day.

[To Kagaonsen Station]
From Kanazawa Station: about 25 min via limited express train. (From Tokyo Station to Kanazawa Station: about 140 min via Shinkansen)
From Kyoto Station: about 100 min via limited express train.
From Osaka Station: Approx. 140 min. via limited express train.
From Nagoya Station: Approx. 150 min. via limited express train.

(2) By Plane
About 1 hour from Tokyo (Haneda) Airport to Komatsu Airport.
About 1 hour 35 minutes from Sapporo (New Chitose) Airport to Komatsu Airport.
About 1 hour 15 minutes from Fukuoka Airport to Komatsu Airport.

From Komatsu Airport: about 20 min by taxi.

(3) By Car
About 5 min from Hokuriku Expressway Katayamazu IC. About 50 min from Kanazawa.
APA Hotel Komatsu
APA Hotel Komatsu
Hotel guests can conveniently reach the hotel from Komatsu Airport, JR Komatsu Station, and the Hokuriku Expressway. The hotel is great as a base for those on business or those visiting for sightseeing, and the staff takes pride in its cordial service.
How to get there?
From JR Komatsu Station: Exit the Station via the West Exit. The hotel is 5 minutes on foot from the Station.
By car: Exit the Hokuriku Expressway at the Komatsu IC and continue for about 10 minutes.
From Komatsu Airport: 15 minutes by taxi.
Midorinoyado Banshokaku
Midorinoyado Banshokaku
This lodging is located on a hill taking in views of Yamashiro Onsen hot spring town. Enjoy seasonal views set in natural surroundings. Their open-air bath is also very popular and serene.
How to get there?
From Komatsu Airport: About 40 min by taxi.

[To JR Kagaonsen Station]
- From Kyoto Station: About 100 min via limited express train.
- From JR Kanazawa Station: About 25 min via limited express train.
From Kagaonsen Station (JR Hokuriku Line): Take a Hokutetsu bus bound for Yamanaka Onsen to the Yamashiro-Onsen Higashiguchi bus stop. From there it is 5 min on foot.

[Free Shuttle Bus Information]
(1) From Kagaonsen Station: Reservation to the ryokan required by the day before accommodation (Assistance in Japanese and English only)
Departure times: 14:30, 15:30, 16:30, 17:30, 18:15
(2) From ryokan to Kagaonsen Station (Same day reservations at front desk accepted)
Departure times: 8:40, 9:15, 9:50
Kaga Kanko Hotel
Kaga Kanko Hotel
- This is a hot spring resort with more than 1,000 square meters of space, where the Yumeyu Park large communal baths are quite popular.
- It is one of the largest hot spring facilities in the Hokuriku region with 22 varieties of baths, including open-air baths, rock baths, shallow baths for reclining, saunas, jacuzzis, and more.
- This is a natural hot spring, with no added water, that puts out 55 liters of hot water every minute.
- In the open-air baths, guests can enjoy a soak in waters that flow freely from the source.
- The ryokan also has barrier free private baths equipped with saunas.

- There are a great variety of guestrooms, such as standard Japanese-style rooms, Japanese/Western-style rooms with beds, Japanese-style rooms with open-air baths looking out on the lake, and more.
- All guestrooms face the lake, so guests can enjoy the view.
- In particular, in the Kirara Wing (the New Building) all of the spacious guestrooms are located on the upper floors so guests can enjoy a panoramic view of the lake.

- During the summer, guests can enjoy the daily fireworks from their guestrooms. (There are a portion of guestrooms where the fireworks cannot be seen.)
- All guestrooms feature a bath and toilet, refrigerator, TV, yukata, large padded kimono, cosmetics, bath towels, towels, children’s yukata, soap, body soap, hot water pot, hair dryer, and air-conditioning.
- Amenities also include toothbrushes, razors, shampoo, conditioner, and shower caps.

- In addition to the karaoke facilities, table tennis, billiards, and outdoor pool, the ryokan also has an esthetics salon and massages.

- For meals, guests will be treated to kaiseki cuisine prepared with the bounties of the Hokuriku region, such as blackthroat seaperch, Kaga vegetables, and more.
- During the winter, the menu has a line-up of many dishes with seafood and snow crab.

- The ryokan is a minimum of 35 minutes away from Kanazawa, and 20 minutes from Komatsu Airport, making for a very convenient location.
- There is also a free shuttle service from Kagaonsen Station (closest station). (For details, please refer to Access Info)
How to get there?
By car: 10 min (5 km) from Hokuriku Expressway Katayamazu IC.
[To JR Kagaonsen Station]
- From JR Kanazawa Station: about 25 min via limited express train.
- From JR Kyoto Station: About 100 min via limited express train.
From Kagaonsen Station (JR Hokuriku Line): 10 min by car or pick-up bus; 15 min by bus.

[Free Shuttle Service (between Kagaonsen Station and ryokan)]
(1) Pick-up
Departs from Kagaonsen Station between 15:00 - 17:00 every hour on the hour and at 30 minutes past the hour (reservation required by the day before accommodation).
(2) Drop-off
Departs from the ryokan at 8:50, 9:50 and 10:50 (reservation required).
*The shuttle bus will NOT operate at times for which reservations were not made.
Awara Kitagata Onsen Kohanso Hana Yurari
Awara Kitagata Onsen Kohanso Hana Yurari
Enjoy spending a relaxing holiday in a beautiful location of blue and green, with Lake Kitagata spread out right before your eyes.
How to get there?
From Awaraonsen Station (JR Hokuriku Main Line): About 13 min by taxi.
By car: Exit the Hokuriku Expressway from Kanazu IC and take Prefectural Route 120 for about 7 km (about 10 min).
APA Hotel Komatsu Grand
APA Hotel Komatsu Grand
Reopened on September 16, 2015 after renewal. This APA hotel, boasting the common APA group services plus many other facilities including Cloud fit original bed, is now named APA Hotel Komatsu Grand.
How to get there?
From Komatsu Airport: About 15 minutes by car or taxi. Alternatively, take a bus to Komatsu Station (about 15 minutes). Buses leave every 20 minutes.
From Kanazawa Station: About 20 minutes to Komatsu Station by Limited Express Train.
From Komatsu Station (JR Hokuriku Line) West Exit: About 5 minutes on foot.
By car: Exit the Hokuriku Expressway at Komatsu IC and continue for about 10 minutes.
*Guests using the APA Hotel Komatsu Grand car park, please notify the hotel of 4 numbers on the vehicle number plate when checking in.
Kagari Kisshotei
Kagari Kisshotei
- About 1 hour by car from Kanazawa. Located in Yamanaka Onsen, which has been open for 1,300 years, this is a hot spring resort facing the scenic area of Kakusenkei Gorge.
- Guestrooms are primarily Japanese-style rooms that feature tatami flooring.
- There are guestrooms with open-air hot spring baths where guests can enjoy the view of the valley, Japanese/Western-style rooms equipped with Simmons beds, Japanese-style rooms facing the beautiful Kakusenkei Gorge, and more.
- Guestroom amenities include yukata, tabi socks, hot spring hopping drawstring bags, bath towels, face towels, tooth brushes, hair brushes, hair dryers, and more.
- The hot springs feature not only 24 hour large communal baths (with indoor baths and open-air baths), but also 2 varieties of private baths (has partial closures for cleaning).
- From the open-air baths, guests can enjoy the beauty of Kakusenkei Gorge throughout the seasons, including fresh verdure, autumn leaves, snowy scenes, and more.
- In the women’s bath, female guests can enjoy a spectacular view of Kakusenkei Gorge in the rare, 1 meter deep standing open-air bath and indoor bath. The bath is also equipped with body towels for bathing.
- There are 2 types of private baths: a cypress bath and a rock bath. Reservations are taken at the front desk on the day on a first come, first served basis (requires a fee).
- After a soak in the baths, guests can enjoy cold barley tea (14:00 - 18:00), as well as a beer in the evening (16:00 - 18:00) or cold tokoroten jelly strips in the morning (6:30 - 9:00) free of charge.
- Each service is provided at their set times.
- Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the ryokan.
- For meals, enjoy fresh seafood delivered 30 minutes by car from Hashidate Port and Kaga vegetables in 2 restaurants overflowing with personality.
- The Kaga Syunsai restaurant Irodori has an open kitchen and is known for its regional kaiseki cuisine and all-you-can-eat freshly fried tempura.
- At Kagatobi, the restaurant with a spectacular view of Kakusenkei Gorge, guests can enjoy delights from the mountains and seas in hot pot kaiseki cuisine and more, as well as barbeque and seafood rice bowls in the summer.
- Along Yuge Kaido Street, which is located right in front of the ryokan, in addition to hot spring egg-making experiences, there are galleries for Kutani ceramic ware and Yamanaka lacquer ware, shops that sell sweet dumplings or croquettes, cafes, and more lined side by side. And along the ravine running parallel to the street, there is also a 1.3 kilometer promenade, where guests can enjoy strolls of Kakusenkei Gorge.
- For those with a car, this is a convenient location for visiting Eihei-ji Temple (40 minutes away), Kanazawa and its dinosaur museum (1 hour away), and the World Heritage Sites of Gokayama and Shirakawago (2 hours away).
- There is also a free shuttle from Kagaonsen Station (closest station). From Kanazawa it is just 25 minutes via a limited express train, making travel quite convenient. (For details, please refer to Access Info)
How to get there?
1. By JR
[To Kagaonsen Station]
From Kanazawa Station: About 25 min via limited express train.
From Kyoto Station: About 100 min via limited express train.
From Osaka Station: About 130 min via limited express train.
From Nagoya Station: About 150 min via limited express train.
From Tokyo Station: About 150 min via Hokuriku Shinkansen to Kanazawa. At Kanazawa Station change to a limited express train and it is about 25 min from there.
From Komatsu Airport: About 10 min by bus to JR Komatsu Station. Transfer to the JR line at Komatsu Station and it is about 10 min from there.

2. From Kagaonsen Station
(1) [Free Shuttle - About 30 min]
For those that would like to use this, please make a reservation by 18:00 the day before.
Oct. 1, 2019 - Mar. 31, 2020
[Pick-up] JR Kagaonsen Station Departures: 13:40, 14:10, 14:40, 15:10, 15:40, 16:40, 17:40
[Drop-off] Ryokan Departures: 9:00, 10:00, 11:05, 13:10, 14:10, 14:40, 15:10, 16:10, 17:10
(2) By taxi: About 20 min.

3. By Plane
From Haneda Airport: About 1 hr to Komatsu Airport.

4. From Komatsu Airport
(1) [Free Shuttle - Travel Time: About 45 min]
For those that would like to use this, please make a reservation at least 3 days prior to date of accommodation.
Oct. 1, 2019 - Mar. 31, 2020
[Pick-up] Komatsu Airport Departures: 10:40, 11:40, 13:40, 17:00, 18:00
[Drop-off] Ryokan Departures: 9:45, 10:45, 12:45, 16:05, 16:55

(2) From Komatsu Airport: About 30 min by taxi.
(3) To Kagaonsen Station: About 30 min by CANBUS.
(4) From Komatsu Airport: About 10 min by bus to JR Komatsu Station. Transfer to the JR line at Komatsu Station and it is about 10 min from there to Kagaonsen Station.

5. By car
From Kanazawa area: About 30 min via Katayamazu IC on the expressway.
From Osaka, Kyoto, and Nagoya areas: About 20 min from Kaga IC or about 30 min from Fukui-kita IC.
Yukai Resort: Saichoraku
Yukai Resort: Saichoraku
Guests are invited to take advantage of this area's famous hot springs to relax and cleanse both body and spirit in the hotel's spas, which feature hinoki cedar baths and stone open-air baths.
Both dinner and breakfast will be a buffet style meal in the restaurant. Guests can enjoy a menu of Japanese, Western, and Chinese-style freshly cooked cuisine, seasonal cuisine, regional cuisine, and original cuisine, among others.
This hotel has a sister property that is only open to female guests.
How to get there?
From Komatsu Airport: About 30 min by car.
[To Kagaonsen Station]
- From Nagoya Station: About 150 min via limited express train.
- From Kyoto Station: About 100 min via limited express train.
- From Kanazawa Station: About 25 min via limited express train.
From Kagaonsen Station (JR Hokuriku Main Line): About 15 min by car. A hotel loop shuttle is available.

[Free Shuttle]
Departs Kagaonsen Station at 13:35, 14:45, 15:55, 17:05. (Takes about 15 min. Please make a reservation by the day before accommodation.)
Yukai Resort: Yamanaka Grand Hotel
Yukai Resort: Yamanaka Grand Hotel
Surrounded by peaceful, verdant scenery, this hotel is located in the historic town of Yamanaka. Please enjoy the hot spring waters that gush out of the base of the mountain here to your heart's content. In summer the hotel's pool makes guests feel like they're staying at a resort.
Both dinner and breakfast will be a buffet style meal in the restaurant. Guests can enjoy a menu of Japanese, Western, and Chinese-style freshly cooked cuisine, seasonal cuisine, regional cuisine, and original cuisine, among others.
How to get there?
From Komatsu Airport: About 35 min by car.
[To Kagaonsen Station]
- From Nagoya Station: About 150 min via limited express train.
- From Kyoto Station: About 100 min via limited express train.
- From Kanazawa Station: About 25 min via limited express train.
From Kagaonsen Station (JR Hokuriku Main Line): About 20 min by car. A hotel loop shuttle is available.

[Free Shuttle]
Departs Kagaonsen Station at 13:35, 14:45, 15:55, 17:05 (Takes about 40 min. Please make a reservation by the day before accommodation.)
Yukai Resort: Awazu Grand Hotel
Yukai Resort: Awazu Grand Hotel
Awazu Onsen is home to some of the most beautiful scenery in the Hokuriku region, with the vivid colors of each season changing the landscape's appearance. This hotel offers comfortable accommodations and relaxing hot spring spas.
Both dinner and breakfast will be a buffet style meal in the restaurant. Guests can enjoy a menu of Japanese, Western, and Chinese-style freshly cooked cuisine, seasonal cuisine, regional cuisine, and original cuisine, among others.
This hotel's annex is about a minute's walk away.
How to get there?
From Komatsu Airport: Approx. 25 min by car.

[To Kagaonsen Station]
- From Nagoya Station: About 150 min via limited express train.
- From Kyoto Station: About 100 min via limited express train.
- From Kanazawa Station: About 25 min via limited express train.
From Awazu Station (JR Hokuriku Main Line): About 10 min by car. A hotel loop shuttle is available.

[Free Shuttle]
Departs Kagaonsen Station at 13:35, 14:45, 15:55, 17:05 (Takes approx. 40 min. Please make a reservation by the day before accommodation.)
Onsen Meiso Club Fujiya
Onsen Meiso Club Fujiya
The Fujiya Hotel features five superb Japanese-style public baths, which include open-air, granite, and Japanese cypress baths. Enjoy a variety of relaxing baths as well as delicious seafood cuisine.
How to get there?
From Kaga-Onsen Station (JR Hokuriku Line): about 10 minutes by taxi.
By car: Exit the Hokuriku Expressway at Kaga IC and continue along Route 8 for about 15 minutes (15 km).
Yunoyado Hakusan Shobutei
Yunoyado Hakusan Shobutei
Yu-no-yakata was reconstructed in May 2003 and houses 18 rooms each of which has an open-air bath or tenbo-buro (a bath offering a good view).
How to get there?
[To Kagaonsen Station]
- From Kanazawa Station: About 25 min via limited express train.
- From Kyoto Station: About 100 min via limited express train.
From Kagaonsen Station (JR Hokuriku Line): Take a Kaga Onsen bus bound for Yamanaka Onsen to the Yamashiro-Minami-guchi bus stop (18 min). It is 2 min on foot from there.
[Free Transport Service]
Pick-up: A pick-up service departing from Kagaonsen Station matching train arrival times is provided. The service is available until 18:00. Please make a reservation until the day before accommodation.
Drop-off: Departures from the hotel for drop-off at Kagaonsen Station are scheduled the following morning as follows: 7:45 / 8:15 / 8:45 / 9:15 / 9:45 (last dep.)

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