Ryokan Sakaya

Historical Luxury

Ryokan Sakaya is a traditional luxury Ryokan (Japanese hotel) which has been updated to suit modern tastes whilst retaining its historical charm and comfort. The hotel houses Twin Western Rooms and Twin, Triple and Quad standard and deluxe Japanese rooms

Ryokan Sakaya has been welcoming guests since the 18th Century when it was the Sake brewery for feudal lords and superiors. Since then Sakaya has maintained its prestigious reputation with many awards including the best Japanese boutique hotel for 2013 and houses one of the top 25 onsens in all of Japan.

Ryokan Sakaya is located only 5 minutes walk from the travelator that takes you to the heart of the ski area. It is literally in the heart of Nozawa Onsen village and a 2 minute walk to one of the best public onsens.

If you are looking for a true taste of traditional luxury then Ryokan Sakaya is the hotel for you.


• Japanese style rooms (1-4 guests)

• Western twin rooms (1-2 guests)

• Some Jaoanese rooms with private bathroom

• TV in rooms

• Satellite TV

• Mini fridge

• Personal safe

• Hairdryer


• Indoor bath house

• Outdoor hot springs

• Restaurant

• Sauna

• Ski storage

• Gift shop

• Ski passes sold in hotel

• Coin laundry

• Vending machines


• English speaking staff

• Wifi (lobby only)

• Massage (additional cost)


• Lodging

• Daily breakfast

• Free internet

• Free parking


• 5 mins walk from travelator

• middle of Nozawa Village