Yasunari Kawabata wrote his famous novel, Snow Country, in the Japanese rooms at Takahan. Offering hot-spring baths, Thai massages and karaoke, the ryokan is 5 minutes from Gala Yuzawa Train Station on the free shuttle.
Tatami (woven-straw) floors and Japanese futon beds create a traditional atmosphere in the rooms at Takahan Ryokan. All rooms have a flat-screen TV, and the attached bathroom comes with a bathtub.
Yuzawa Kogen Ski Resort and Gala Yuzawa Ski Resort are both about a 5-minute walk away. Yuzawa Kogen Ropeway is about a 5-minute drive from the property, and JR Echigo Yuzawa Station is one mile away. On-site parking is free.
Guests can enjoy the hot sauna or unwind in the massage chair at the relaxation room. Coin-operated laundry machines are available, and the lobby has free Wi-Fi.
A Japanese breakfast and traditional multi-course kaiseki dinner are served at the dining room.