Hotel New Awaji (incl. Villa Rakuen)

Hotel New Awaji is an onsen hotel located in Sumoto. It is an accommodation that displays the traditional Japanese theme paired with modern touches.

Its rooms completely possess the feel of an authentic ryokan, complete with tatami-mat flooring and futon bedding. It has a total of 117 rooms which cost 15,000 to 35,000 JPY per night, equipped with a television for personal entertainment. Some of the rooms feature a terrace where guests can view the sea and open-air baths.

The hotel provides relaxation with its hot spring baths where guests can let loose and be relieved of body aches. Guests can pair it with different types of massages like Thai, Thalassotherapy, and Hawaiian. There is also a sea-side pool, a playground, and bikes that guests can rent during their stay at the hotel.
Guests are invited to taste traditional Japanese cuisine priding in seafood and Awaji beef inside their rooms. Pastry can also be enjoyed at their tea lounge.
Sites like the Sumoto-jo Castle can be visited by guests during their stay at the hotel.
Hotel New Awaji is accessible by its shuttle and bus rides from Sumoto Bus Center.

Due to COVID-19, guests must book under the guidelines implemented by the Government of Japan.

Does this place have a private onsen for couples and families? Is this venue tatoo friendly?

(1) Rooms with open-air hot spring baths available (all rooms at Villa Rakuen, and some rooms at Yumedaichi)

(2) Rental hot spring baths for private use (outside guest rooms): 10 baths (including other hotels of the same group)

"No. 1" ryokan

Awarded Michelin Guide 4 Red Pavilion.

Facing the sea, there are five resort facilities of the same group, connected by a hallway, so you can try different hot spring baths at each facility.

Spring quality/qualities

Simple hot springs and chloride springs

Tourist spots nearby

Naruto whirlpools (Uzushio Cruise), Izanagi-jingu Shrine (the oldest Shinto shrine in the Japanese lore), Awaji Yumebutai

Special gourmet food

Fresh fish unique to Awaji Island, Awaji onion, Awaji Beef

Number of rooms

117 rooms (27 rooms at Villa Rakuen and 90 rooms at Yumedaichi)


Rooms with open-air baths Available

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

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 9 With indoor tubs 1 With both indoor and outdoor tubs 0 Hours 5:00 - 23:00 Price 2,000 - 3,000 yen / 45 - 50 minutes How to book Reserve upon check-in, Reserve in advance

Price range (yen) 15,000 - 35,000

The price includes one dinner and one breakfast