Located on a hill and overlooking the famous Gero hot-spring area, Yunoshimakan, founded in 1931, offers large public indoor hot spring baths and open-air hot spring baths. Guests stay in Japanese-style rooms and can request massages for an extra cost. This traditional property is registered as a tangible cultural property and has been awarded TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence.
The air-conditioned rooms feature tatami (woven-straw) floors and Japanese futon bedding. Each comes with a flat-screen TV, a fridge and an electric kettle with green tea bags. Japanese Yukata robes and toothbrush sets are provided for all guests, and some rooms come with a private hot-spring bath. Others share bathrooms, while all rooms come with a private toilet.
Guests can relax at the traditional garden and enjoy night views of the city from the observatory. A karaoke room, billiard table and table tennis facilities are available for guests to spend their time. Local products can be purchased at the souvenir shop, and a LAN cable is provided at the hotel's cafe. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.
Traditional multi-course meals are served for dinner and a Japanese set-menu for breakfast. Meals are served at the guests’ rooms or at the dining room.
JR Gero Train Station is a 15-minute walk away. Yunoshimakan Ryokan is a 45-minute train ride from JR Takayama Station and a 2-hour drive from Shirakawago.