Incredibly beautiful setting. The village buildings, baths, museums, rooms, were all well-maintained, traditional Japanese style, elegant and stylish yet rustic. The baths look out on a waterfall and river, as well as wooded hills. Very peaceful and quiet. The staff are very friendly and professional, extremely helpful and thoughtful. Got a couple great massages in our rooms that were very reasonably priced and very relaxing. Some of the food had flavors that were a little challenging for a Western palate but all high quality, fresh local ingredients, and well prepared.