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Bathers Can Enjoy Fresh Hot Spring and Relax -Benkei Onsen Kubonai Fureai Center in Sobetsu-

May 5th, 2014

Kubonai Fureai Center

Kubonai Fureai Center (久保内ふれあいセンター) is a hot spring facility in Sobetsu town near Lake Toya (洞爺湖) and Orofure Pass (オロフレ峠), and was founded in 1993. It maybe difficult to find a building because the building does not built along Hokkaido Route 2. Local people often use the hot spring facility, so not crowded is a special feature. It is said that a little‐known place where high quality hot springs can be enjoyed.

Dressing Room
Benkei Onsen Kubonai Fureai Center in Sobetsu

When I read Tweets, Kubonai Fureai Center seems to be popular.

There is 1 indoor bath that about 4 people can take a bath at a bathhouse. Fresh hot springs overflow freely from a bathtub and had a soft touch, so it is comfortable. This hot spring facility does not seem to be crowded, so bathers can enjoy relaxing.

Look of Bathhouse
Benkei Onsen Kubonai Fureai Center in Sobetsu
Hot Springs Are Gushing Out
Benkei Onsen Kubonai Fureai Center in Sobetsu
View from Indoor Bath
Benkei Onsen Kubonai Fureai Center in Sobetsu
Hot Springs Are Clear and Colorless and Have Tasteless and No Smell.
Benkei Onsen Kubonai Fureai Center in Sobetsu

Hot springs are calcium and sodium bicarbonate sulfate spring and sulfate spring and are clear and colorless and have tasteless and no smell. The sum total of hot spring ingredients are 1.034 g. Unfortunately, the hot springs are not drinking not to obtain a permission of the health center. Shampoos and body soaps are not provided at the bathhouse. Bathers must bring those themselves. A restroom is installed at a dressing room. A cold water dispenser is provided on a corridor, and the visitors can drink it freely.

Resting Room
Benkei Onsen Kubonai Fureai Center in Sobetsu

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Types of Hot Springs Calcium and sodium bicarbonate sulfate spring and sulfate spring (Type: Weak alkaline, Osmotic Pressure: Low, Spring Temperature Type: Extra hot spring
Water temperature of Hot Spring Source 67.8 C
ph 7.8
Indications Neuralgia, Arthralgia, Muscular pain, Frozen shoulder, Motor paralysis, Tightening of the joint, Bruise, Sprain, Hemorrhoid, Chronic digestive diseases, Chronic skin diseases, Convalescent convalescence, Relieving fatigue, Healthy increase, Weak child, Arteriosclerosis, Chronic woman's diseases, Cold sensitivity, Cut, Burn
Contraindications Malignant tumor, Severe heart disease, Respiratory failure, Renal insufficiency, Hemorrhagic disease, High anemia, Other diseases during condition of a patient progress generally
Indications of drinking Chronic digestive diseases, Chronic constipation, Diabetes, Gout, Chronic gallbladder flame, Cholelithiasis, Obesity disease
Contraindications of drinking Diarrhea, Kidney disease, High blood pressure and diseases accompanied by edema in general
Facilities Indoor bath(1). Bathing segregate the sexes.
Entrance fee to the bath facility Adult: JPY 420. Child: JPY 140. Infant: JPY 70.
Business hours 10:00-20:30
Regular closing day Wednesday, Year-end and New Year holidays
Parking lot A free parking is provided (20 cars)
Telephone number +81-142-65-2010
Home page Home page is here
Mapcode 321 565 875*27

List of Accommodations

Refer to following websites for the accommodations around Benkei Onsen.

Onsen Ryokan Ikoiso(温泉旅館 いこい荘)
Toya Kaawanami(洞爺かわなみ)        
Hotel Nakanoshima(ホテル中の島)
Showa Shinzan Youth Hostel(昭和新山ユースホステル)
Ito Ryokan Hikari Onsen(伊藤旅館ひかり温泉) Only Tel:+81-142-65-3000
Yunotoya(湯人家)
Bangakuso(蟠岳荘)      

A page of Shikotsu-Toya National Park is here

Shikotsu-Toya National Park

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