Relax With Friends

Kawamotoya is a Japanese ryokan located in Nozawa Onsen . A total of 13 public hot-spring bath houses, known as “Sotoyu”, are a common asset of the local villagers who welcome visitors to share them. One of them, “Kumanotearai no yu”, is just next to Kawamotoya and is famous for its effects on the beauty of women’s skin.

This ryokan has 23 guests rooms; 7 guestrooms have their own private bathroom, 1 is a self-contained unit with kitchenette and shower room and, all have a private toilet. From the top floors on the East side of the Kawamotoya guests have a beautiful view of the Mt Kenashi and its winter ski slopes, while on the West side of the Kawamotoya guests will enjoy the panorama of the mountain range across the Chikuma valley.

Kawamotoya houses Kai an independently run restaurant on-site, serving western-style food using local ingredients.

Rooms are all Japanese tatami style with futon bedding, toilet & basin attached and some with bathrooms. There are standard size tatami rooms, deluxe size tatami rooms, Japanese studio and family size tatami room. Rooms on the 4th and 5th floors have great views of the village and mountain.


• Standard (max 3)

• Deluxe (max 5)

• Large (max 6)


• Flat screen TV

• Wifi

Living Areas

• Japanese table

• Japanese chairs


• Onsen

• Restaurant


• Lodging

• Daily breakfast

• Wifi