Hotel Futaba

Ideally located on the edge of a woodland at the foot of Mount Tanigawa, Hotel Futaba is a convenient stay within reach of other establishments in the town of Yuzawa in Niigata Prefecture, Japan. The hotel is settled on the elevated plains of Yuzawa onsen, giving it picturesque views of the mountain.

All 78 of Hotel Futaba’s rooms are fitted with traditional Japanese designs--tatami mat flooring, futon bedding, as well as wooden textures. And, of course, the rooms also come with the luxuries of the 21st century such as a television and an electric kettle. The rooms will range from 26,000 to 45,000 JPY.
The hotel offers spa services such as a Korean massage and a women’s-only spa area. In addition, guests are welcome to enjoy the open-air bath, indoor hot spring, and sauna, or opt for a massage. The communal, open-air baths feature a view of the mountainside, the town, and the outdoor garden.
The hotel is easily accessible by train from Tokyo Station to Niigata and to Echigo-Yuzawa Station, from there, Hotel Futaba provides transportation to the hotel, either scheduled or reserved. The hotel is operating normally with pandemic measures in place to prevent the spread of infection.

Japanese ryokan food, dinner and breakfast – a ryokan providing local foodstuff

Local Niigata rice, sake, and vegetables.

A ryokan particularly good for health and beauty

The open air bath is popular from word-of-mouth advertising by guests. Enjoy the invigorating expansive mountainous scenery. The water is good for fatigue, poor circulation, neurosis, etc.

Modern hotel-style ryokan

This ryokan combines a traditional Japanese ambiance with strong resort hotel elements.

Year of establishment


Number of rooms

78 rooms.


Rooms with open-air baths Available

Onsen Area Yuzawa

Is this place ryokan only or ryokan with an onsen? Onsen Ryokan

Does this ryokan have private onsen (hot spring)? Yes

Is there a communal shared public bath? Yes

Are there additional rental options? With open-air tubs 0 With indoor tubs 0 With both indoor and outdoor tubs 0

Price range (yen) 26,000 - 45,000

The price includes one dinner and one breakfast