Nishimuraya Honkan Kangetsu / Horai special room  Kinki/Hyogo/Kinosakionsen

Nishimuraya Honkan

Kangetsu / Horai special room


"The Hirata Pavilion", an outbuilding named after Mr. Masaya Hirata.

A venerable and long-established Ryokan (Japanese inn) boasting a history and lineage of 150 years.

Tradition says that Kinosaki hot springs were discovered by a stork that healed its wounds in the waters.
In more recent times, the historical records that have reached us say that the source started gushing at the start of the Nara period after a holy priest by the name of Dochi performed a thousand-days apprenticeship, so its history goes back 1300 years.
Inside this historical hot spring area, "Nishimuraya" is a venerable establishment boasting a long history that dates back to the Edo period 150 years prior.
The tourists in yukata (traditional clothes) strolling along the wide Otani river will chance upon the building entrance of the "Nishimuraya main building", a two-story wooden construction nestled at the back.
Guests enter from the cobbled streets of the entrance and are welcomed by the polished flooring of the beautiful front lobby facing them and by a luxuriant Japanese garden that jump to the eye like an Impressionist painting.

"The Hirata Pavilion", an outbuilding named after Mr. Masaya Hirata.

"The Hirata Pavilion" is an outbuilding bearing the name of the famous great Master carpenter of the Showa period, Masaya Hirata.
The sukiya-zukuri style rooms Kangetsu and Horai located on the first and second floor, are two 窶忤orks窶 of architecture which are said to represent Master Hirata窶冱 life achievement, and many ordinary customers find it most surprising to be able to stay there.
Genuine bliss is experienced by travelers able to stay in this dignified space constructed with graceful straight lines, who can see up-close in the layout and materials, this unaffected craftsmanship incorporating the playful mind of the Master carpenter.
This room, which may be as valuable as a cultural asset, is also fitted with an open-air bath, and this calculated beauty, representing the forerunner of classical and modern Japanese style, proves to be the epitome of relaxation for the traveler. Renowned architecture brings happiness to those who dwell here.

The three main baths

In addition to your private open-air bath, there are three main baths at Nishimuraya.
Be it "Kichi no Yu", with a bathtub luxuriously clad in highly-fragrant cypress wood from wall to ceiling, "Fuku no Yu", with its characteristic circular bathtub with windows mimicking China, or "Sho no Yu", located in an outbuilding called "the Hirata Pavilion", and facing the inner Japanese garden where one can enjoy the seasonal views, we propose several baths where our many guests can enjoy the hot waters of Kinosaki, which have been healing people since old times.
Why not wander around and experience the different open-air baths, each with their different flavors and enjoyments, depending on the mood of the moment?

The Flavors of seasonal ingredients nurtured by a plentiful nature.

Meals are served in the rooms for maximum privacy.
After serving as chef at famous restaurants, Takahashi Etsushin took charge as executive chef of the Nishimuraya Hotel Shogetsutei and the Nishimuraya main building and annex, where he was inspired by the rich nature and taste of the Tajima region, and he now concurrently supervises the many cooks in order to serve delicious meals prepared with seasonal ingredients, impressing in the process the palates of many a guest.
Many of these culinary gems are served in beautiful tableware to make for memories of an unforgettable feast.

The people of this land have been celebrated since the Edo period when many tourists started visiting Kinosaki Onsen, for their warm welcoming of guests that makes them oblivious of leaving.
During the inn long history, we have been constantly striving to cultivate this hospitality and that may be why we have been accepted so well by travelers.
People and things may come and go, but this spirit of serving the modern travelers visiting the inn today in the most hospitable way will not change and will be carried over unaltered to this new era.

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Room Kangetsu : Japanese-style rooms of 16 Tatami mats + Terrace room + Bath room + Open-air bath + restroom
Horai : Japanese-style rooms of 12 Tatami mats + Japanese-style rooms of 6 Tatami mats + Living room + Bath room + Open-air bath + restroom
Room facilities Televisions, Telephone, Refrigerator, Tea set, Hairdryer, Washlet-type toilet, Safety box
Amenity Yukata, Bath towels, Hand towels, Comb, Toothbrush, Shampoo, Hair conditioner, Hair treatment, Body soap, Razor, Swab
Check in/out time [Check in]15:00 [Check out]11:00
Parking 50 vehicles (free of charge)
Credit Card Payment Visa / JCB / American Express / Diner's Club / MasterCard


Nishimuraya Honkan

Kangetsu / Horai special room


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〒669-6101 Hyogo469 Yushima Kinosaki, Toyooka City, Hyogo

[Tokaido - Sanyo Shinkansen] Himeji Station => [JR San-in Main Line] Kinosaki Onsen station about 1 hour and 40 minutes
Walk about 15 minutes from kinosaki Onsen station
There is free shuttle bus ( please in advance inform the arrival time of Onsen Kinosaki Station . )
Taxi about 30 minutes from the stork Tajima Airport
North Kinki Toyooka EXPRESSWAY yokahyonosen IC => 9 and No. 312 Route via about 50 minutes national highway

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