SAWAEMON is a hot spring ryokan hotel located in Tateshina, Nagano Prefecture.
The guest room includes a king-size bed room, a tatami living space with a bath and toilet.
It comes with breakfast and dinner using specialty local and seasonal ingredients, such as fresh
vegetables and fruits from nearby mountains and farms and local meat.
Enjoy our hot spring baths both open-air and indoor, which overlooks the dynamic mountain
scenery for four different seasons. At check-in, please make reservations for the open-air baths
for 40 minutes, first time for free then 1650 yen for additional times.
Nearby scenic sites include Lake Shirakaba (4 mins drive); Kita Yatsugatake Ropeway from
which you can take a ride to the beautiful Tateshina Mountain range (20 mins drive); and Suwa
Shrine (40 mins drive).
For public transportation, from Tokyo station, take JR to Chino Station then take a bus toward
Lake Shirakaba, then get off at Higashi-Shirakabako. Take taxi for 5 minutes to SAWAEMON.
By car, it takes about 2 hours and 50 minutes from Tokyo to SAWAEMON.
Licence or registration number
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Things to keep in mind
- Not suitable for children and infants
- No pets
- No parties or events
- Smoking is allowed