15 Accommodations with Great View Private Outside Baths (Rotenburo)

Outside bath or Rotenburo experience is a way to enjoy your holiday in a place with magnificent view or intimate privacy. Here listed are 15 accommodations with private outside baths at romantic locations.



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1. Yunokawa Prince Hotel Nagisa-tei [Hokkaido]

The hotel is located in a spa town, Yunokawa, in Hakodate. Amongst 115 rooms with private outside bath, it offers two viewing-type of rooms: sea-view rooms overlooking Tsugaru Chanel or town-view rooms looking down the city. Besides private spas, large public spa offers another panoramic view of Tsugaru Channel and Mt. Hakodate.

HP: nagisatei.info/english_new/indexEn.html

HP: nagisatei.info/china/index.html (中文)

Address: 1-2-25 Yunokawa-cho Hakodate-shi,Hokkaido (Google Map)

2. Hokuten no Oka- Lake Abashiri Tsuruga Resort [Hokkaido]

Conveniently located very close to Lake Abashiri and other major activities of the region, the hotel with modern comfort suites for a relaxing stopover after a long day-out. The rooms on the second floor have outdoor baths at private terraces and indoor shower rooms. You can relax at your private ensuite, at the public hot springs on the first floor in the forest or get treatment at the spa house.

HP: www.hokutennooka.com/en/

HP: www.hokutennooka.com/tw/ (中文)

Address: 159 Yobito, Abashiri-shi, Hokkaido (Google Map)

3. Zaborin [Hokkaido]

Nestled in the quiet forest within short distance from Hanazono resort, Niseko, the secluded ryokan offers private hideaway. Individually decorated 15 guestrooms have both inside and outside spa with great views without anything to impede your eye-sight. Fine dishes based on Japanese cuisine are another treat.

HP: zaborin.com/en/

HP: zaborin.com/zh-hans/ (中文)

Address: 76-4 Hanazono, Kutchan-cho, Abuta-gun, Hokkaido (Google Map)

4. Senami no Yu Taikanso [Niigata]

The hotel stands by the coastline looking out the Sea of Japan and gives sweeping scenery from most part, not to mention main restaurant and large shared baths. There are two types of rooms with private outside bath: one in the main building with sea-view and another in the annex building without sea-view. Sunrise and sunset over the sea are magnificent.

HP: www.japanican.com/en/hotel/detail/3113005/

HP: www.japanican.com/tw/hotel/detail/3113005/ (中文)

Address: 2-10-24 Senaimi Onsen, Murakami-shi, Niigata (Google Map)

5. Mukayu [Ishikawa]

Not far from Kanazawa, a major touristic destination, Yamashiro Onsen is a quiet Spa town in the rolling country side. All 17 rooms in Western, Japanese or composite style have open-air bath with elegant garden view and shared indoor or outdoor baths offer refreshing views as well. Meals prepared with local specialties are excellent. How about simple but luxurious relaxing time after long walk in Kanazawa?

HP: mukayu.com/english/

Address: 55-1-3 Yamashiro Onsen, Kaga, Ishikawa (Google Map)

6. Kozantei Ubuya [Yamanashi]

If you are fond of the views of beautiful Mt. Fuji, a ryokan stands at the coastline of Lake Kawaguchi is a right place to enjoy it at most. All rooms with private outdoor double-baths look out the mountain and the lake as well as its large shared bathes. Enjoy beautiful landscape varying every moment.

HP: www.japanican.com/en/hotel/detail/4258007/

HP: www.japanican.com/tw/hotel/detail/4258007/ (中文)

Address: 10 Asakawa, Fuji Kawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi (Google Map)

7. Hakone Ginnyu [Kanagawa]

Located in Hakone, a spa town spreads over the mountain within short distance from Tokyo, all rooms in this ryokan has private outdoor baths coming with indoor baths or shower rooms with breathtaking views. Large public outdoor bathes also offers dynamic landscape of Hakone mountain ranges. It’s a nice getaway from busy metropolitan area.

HP: www.hakoneginyu.co.jp/english/main.html

Address: 100-1 Miyanoshita, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa (Google Map)

8. Seikanso [Kanagawa]

It’s another ryokan in Hakone. Seikan-so offers two types of room: one with private open-air spa en-suite overlooking panoramic mountain-view and another situated on the opposite side without view. The guest at the latter rooms have open-air spa for private use with mountain-view in the annex. Both type offers elegant comfort. Meals served are creative cuisine based on Japanese style.

HP: www.seikansou.jp/ (Japanese Only)

Address: 19 Yumotochaya, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa (Google Map)

9. Ufufu [Shizuoka]

At the hotel furnished with Japanese taste, you can relax at private outdoor or open-air bath surrounded by garden. The main dining room offers romantic view of Karino River running aside. Though it doesn’t have a panoramic view from private rooms and baths, the location in mountainous area of Izu Peninsula enables you to enjoy elegant comfort and delicious Japanese cuisine prepared with wide varieties of local foods both from the sea and the land.

HP: ufufu.co.jp/eng/

Address: 499-1 Tsukigase, Izu-shi, Shizuoka (Google Map)

10. Fugaku Gunjo [Shizuoka]


Located on the west coast of Izu Peninsula, this luxury ryokan with eight guest rooms offers panoramic view of Mt. Fuji over Suruga Bay. Rooms are equipped with private outdoor bath in spacious private terrace, and intimate atmosphere is maintained at the restaurant where dining spaces are individually reserved. Or you can dine at your own room under some condition. Enjoy delights prepared with plenty of local specialties in French style.

HP: www.fugakugunjo.jp/ (Japanese Only)

Address: 2461-1 Yagisawa, Izu-shi, Shizuoka (Google Map)

11. Tsuki no Nagisa [Aichi]

Located on the tip of Atsumi Peninsula, most of the facilities in this ryokan including six guest rooms with open-air bath offer panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean. Rooms are individually decorated in Western, Japanese or the combination style. Japanese cuisine prepared with fresh ingredients from the region are served at semi-private rooms.

HP: www.tsukino-nagisa.com/ (Japanese Only)

Address: 2814-35Furuyama, Irago-machi, Tahra-shi, Aichi (Google Map)

12. Awaji Yumesenkei Amahara [Hyogo]





Located at the east-coast of Awaji Island in the Setouchi Inland Sea, all eighteen rooms of the hotel are equipped with private outdoor baths at terraces. Guests can enjoy romantic view changing every moment from most of the area needless to say their rooms. Meals full of local specialties are served in both Western and Japanese style.

HP: www.yumesenkei.com/amahara/ (Japanese Only)

Address: 1052-2 Orodani, Sumoto-shi, Hyogo (Google Map)

13. Hoshino resort Kai Aso [Oita]

The resort located in the forest, 1000m above sea level, is exclusive retreat with 12 guest rooms spread across the huge premises. Guest rooms have private out- and in-door bathes surrounded by wonderful landscape of nature. The view from dining room at separate building is also breathtaking as you can overlook Aso mountains.

HP: www.hoshinoresorts.com/en/resortsandhotels/kai/aso.html?_ga=1.203109527.707150822.1459061185

HP: www.hoshinoresorts.com/ch/ (中文)

Address: 628-6 Senomoto, Yutsubo, Kokonoe-cho, Kusu-gun, Oita (Google Map)

14. Nanpuro [Nagasaki]

The ryokan with history over 100 years sits on the edge of Shimabara Bay and it features magnificent view over the sea from guest rooms and public spaces. Choose one from several types of room with private baths; outdoor bath in the terrace to soak in the blue of the sky and the sea, or semi-open-air bath with wide window which allows you to relax whatever the weather condition is. Stroll in the large Japanese garden is exhilarating as well.

HP: www.nampuro.com/world/english/

HP: www.nampuro.com/world/taiwan/ (中文)

Address: 2-7331-1Bentenmachi, Shimabara-shi, Nagasaki (Google Map)

15. Nemu no Hana [Miyazaki]

The hotel in Miyazaki is the exclusive place to enjoy forest bathing; it is located in the town where 90 % of the surface is covered with forest and truly surrounded by forest. Guest rooms with private outdoor baths are decorated individually and separated each other. Each guests can enjoy their meals at separate dining rooms in the restaurant building without being bothered by others. Fine dishes are prepared with fresh local ingredients.

HP: www.nemunohana.jp/english/

HP: www.nemunohana.jp/chinese/ (中文)

Address: 2711 Kitagocho Gonohara, Nichinan-shi, Miyazaki (Google Map)

The information in this article is accurate at the time of publication.

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