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Tasty Spring Water and Hot Spring with Long History -Niseko Konbu Onsen-

June 2nd, 2014

Niseko Konbu Onsen

Niseko Konbu Onsen (ニセコ昆布温泉) is a hot-spring resort in Niseko town located in the southwestern part of Sapporo city. There are 4 hot-spring facilities around Sakamoto Park (坂本公園) that Kanrosen spring (甘露泉) springs out. Niseko Konbu Onsen is near the Niseko Moiwa Ski Resort (ニセコモイワスキー場) and tourists can enjoy a ski and a snowboarding. Visitors can take a day trip bath at Koikawa Onsen Ryokan (鯉川温泉旅館), Niseko Grand Hotel (ニセコグランドホテル) and Hotel Kanro-no-Mori (ホテル甘露の森).

Kanrosen Spring
Niseko konbuonsen, Kanrosen

Koikawa Onsen Ryokan

Koikawa Onsen Ryokan is a long-established ryokan and was founded in 1899. It is famous for taking a fresh free flowing hot spring while seeing falls. Aappearance and interior decoration make me feel history.

Appearance of Building
Niseko konbu Onsen, Koikawa Onsen Ryokan
Pond
Niseko konbu Onsen, Koikawa Onsen Ryokan
Lobby
Niseko konbu Onsen, Koikawa Onsen Ryokan

There are 1 open-air bath and 2 indoor baths at a bathhouse. A wooden screen at the open-air bath disturbed my view. But it did not had a roof and there was not the open-air bath near the trees, so I enjoyed a opening of sense. Falls flowed in front of my eyes, too.

Entrance of Bathhouse
Niseko konbu Onsen, Koikawa Onsen Ryokan
Dressing Room
Niseko konbu Onsen, Koikawa Onsen Ryokan
OPen-air bath "Takimi-no-Yu"
Niseko konbu Onsen, Koikawa Onsen Ryokan
Hot Springs Are Gushing Out
Niseko konbu Onsen, Koikawa Onsen Ryokan
Fall Foliage
Niseko konbu Onsen, Koikawa Onsen Ryokan
Hot Springs Are Light Green and Opaque
Niseko konbu Onsen, Koikawa Onsen Ryokan
Falls Flow
Niseko konbu Onsen, Koikawa Onsen Ryokan
Sympecma Paedisca
Niseko konbu Onsen, Koikawa Onsen Ryokan

The indoor baths had 2 bathtubs with different water temperature at the center of the bathhouse. The bathtub had the depth of approximately 1 m. This situation made me feel a history. Many flowers of sulphur seemed to flow into the hot springs near a mouth of the hot springs gushing out in particular, and the hot springs are effective for my body.

Indoor Baths
Niseko konbu Onsen, Koikawa Onsen Ryokan
Hot Springs Are Gushing Out
Niseko konbu Onsen, Koikawa Onsen Ryokan
Wall Picture of Roses
Niseko konbu Onsen, Koikawa Onsen Ryokan
Flowers of Sulphur Flow into Hot Springs
Niseko konbu Onsen, Koikawa Onsen Ryokan
View from Indoor Bath
Niseko konbu Onsen, Koikawa Onsen Ryokan

The hot springs are sodium chloride carbonated spring and opaque and light green and has a little metallic odor taste and no smell. The sum total of the hot spring ingredients are 3.692 g. Meta-silicic acid is 283.6 g, and it may be said that it is effective for beautiful skin. Potassium that is said to be effective for lifestyle disease is 132 g. The hot springs seemed to be drinkable.

Drinking Water Facility. Water Is Very Cold
Niseko konbu Onsen, Koikawa Onsen Ryokan

Shampoos and body soaps are provided at the bathhouse. A free hair dryer is insalled at a dressing room, but there is not a restroom. You should get a wash beforehand at the restroom of a corridor.

Dressing Room
Niseko konbu Onsen, Koikawa Onsen Ryokan

Atmosphere of Koikawa Onsen Ryokan Can Be Watched on Youtube

Movie of Koikawa Onsen Ryokan

Types of Hot Springs Sodium chloride carbonated spring (Type: Neutral, Osmotic Pressure: Low, Spring Temperature Type: Extra hot spring)
Water temperature of Hot Spring Source 65.8 C
ph 6.5
Indications Neuralgia, Muscle pain, Arthralgia, Frozen shoulders, Motor paralysis, Tightening of the joint, Bruise, Sprain, Relieving fatigue, Chronic digestive diseases, Hemorrhoids, Cold sensitivity, Convalescent convalescence, Healthy increase,Weak child, Chronic skin diseases, Chronic women's diseases, Cut, Burn
Contraindications Acute disease(when there is the heat in particular), Active tuberculosis, 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, Liver disease
Contraindications of drinking Kidney disease, High blood pressure, and diseases accompanied by edema in general
Facilities Open-air bath(1), Indoor bath(2). * Sex-Segregated Bathhouse.
Entrance fee to the bath facility Adult: JPY 600. Child: JPY 300. Infant: JPY 100.
Business hours 10:30-20:00
Regular closing day Open all year round
Parking lot A free parking is provided (20 cars)
Telephone number +81-136-58-2111
Home page Home page is here
Mapcode 398 314 595*26

Niseko Grand Hotel

Niseko Grand Hotel is a hot spring hotel run by Kamori-kanko and was founded in 1951. They have 2 different spring qualities, because there is much content of themetasilicic acid, this onsen is effective for making skin smooth and beautiful. It is famous for a large open-air bath.

Appearance of Building
Niseko konbuonsen, Niseko Grand Hotel

There are 1 mixed bathing open-air bath at a bathhouse. In addition, there is the open-air bath for women. The indoor baths are different types of hot springs, One of the hot spring is sodium chloride spring, and is clear and light green and has a little salty taste and no smell. The other is sodium chloride carbonated spring, and is clear and light green and has a little salty taste and no smell. Shampoos and body soaps are provided at the bathhouse. A staying is possible, too.

Atmosphere of Niseko Grand Hotel Can Be Watched on Youtube

Movie of Niseko Grand Hotel

Types of Hot Springs (1) Sodium chloride spring (Type: Neutral, Osmotic Pressure: Low, Spring Temperature Type: Extra hot spring)
(2) Sodium chloride carbonated spring (Type: Neutral, Osmotic Pressure: Low, Spring Temperature Type: Extra hot spring)
Water temperature of Hot Spring Source (1)48.9 C, (2)67.2 C
ph (1)6.45, (2)6.4
Indications Neuralgia, Muscle pain, Arthralgia, Frozen shoulders, Motor paralysis, Tightening of the joint, Bruise, Sprain, Hemorrhoids, Chronic digestive diseases, Chronic skin diseases, Convalescent convalescence, Relieving fatigue, Healthy increase, Weak child, Chronic women's diseases, Cold sensitivity, Cut, Burn
Contraindications Acute disease(when there is the heat in particular), Active tuberculosis, 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 Not drinking
Facilities Mixed open-air bath(1), Open-air bath for women(1), Indoor bath(2).
Entrance fee to the bath facility Adult: JPY 800. Child: JPY 400.
Business hours 11:30-22:00
Regular closing day Open all year round
Parking lot A parking lot is provided (50 cars)
Telephone number +81-136-58-2121
Home page Home page is here
Reservation Booking.com is here, Jalan is here, Rakuten is here
Mapcode 398 315 575*45

Hotel Kanro-no-Mori

Hotel Kanro-no-Mori is a hot spring hotel run by Ambix and is famous for good view from open-air bath. There are 1 open-air bath, 1 or 2 indoor baths, 1 cold bath and 1 sauna at a bathhouse. Because size of open-air bath at the bathhouses are different, bathhouse for men are replaced bathhouse for woman every day.

Appearance of Building
Niseko konbuonsen, Hotel Kanro-no-Mori

Because there is much content of themetasilicic acid, this onsen is effective for making skin smooth and beautiful. The hot springs are sulfur and sodium and calcium chloride carbonated sulfate spring, and are clear and colorless and have a little salty taste and no smell. Shampoos and body soaps are provided at the bathhouse. A staying is possible, too.

Atmosphere of Hotel Kanro-no-Mori Can Be Watched on Youtube

Movie of Hotel Kanro-no-Mori

Types of Hot Springs Sulfur and sodium and calcium chloride carbonated sulfate spring (Type:Neutral, Osmotic Pressure:Low, Spring Temperature Type:Extra hot spring)
Water temperature of Hot Spring Source 49.5 C
ph 6.39
Indications Neuralgia, Muscle pain, Arthralgia, Chronic digestive diseases, Chronic skin diseases, Convalescent convalescence, Relieving fatigue, Healthy increase, High blood pressure, Arteriosclerosis, Diabetes, Chronic women's diseases, Cold sensitivity, Cut, Burn
Contraindications Acute disease(when there is the heat in particular), Active tuberculosis, 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 Not drinking
Facilities Open-air bath(1), Indoor bath(3), Sauna(1). * Sex-Segregated Bathhouse. A bathhouse for men is replaced the bathhouse for woman every day. There is a chartered bath.
Entrance fee to the bath facility Adult: JPY 700. Child: JPY 300. Infant: Free of charge.
Business hours 11:00-21:00
Regular closing day Open all year round
Parking lot A free parking is provided (150 cars)
Telephone number +81-136-58-3800
Home page Home page is here
Reservation Booking.com is here, Jalan is here, Rakuten is here
Mapcode 398 345 245*12

List of Accommodations

Refer to following websites for the accommodations around Niseko Konbu Onsen.

Niseko Northern Resort Annupuri(ニセコノーザンリゾート・アンヌプリ)
Yugokorotei(湯心亭)
Booking
Hotel Niseko Ikoi-no-Mura Iroha(ホテルニセコ いこいの村いろは)
Pension Amondans(ペンション アマンダン)
Booking
Pension Cotton Farm(ペンション コットンファーム)
Lodge Shalom(ロッヂ舎炉夢)
Booking
Pension Fryingpan(オーベルジュ・ド・ふらいぱぁん)
Jalan
Bistare Kana(ビスターレ・カナ)
Booking
Niseko Annupuri Youth Hostel(ニセコアンヌプリ ユースホステル)
Booking
Rakuten
Pension Tabi-no-Yado Ginkei(ペンション 旅の宿吟渓)
Booking
Rakuten
Country Inn Milky House(カントリーインミルキーハウス)
Booking
NISEKO SIDE6(NISEKO SIDE6)
Jalan
Rakuten
Hotel Kanro-no-Mori(ホテル甘露の森)
the kamui niseko(the kamui niseko)
Jalan
Rakuten
Niseko Grand Hotel(ニセコグランドホテル)
Annupuri Village(アンヌプリヴィレッジ)
Niseko Konbu Onsen Tsuruga Besso Moku-no-sho(ニセコ昆布温泉 鶴雅別荘杢の抄)
Booking.com

A page of Niseko is here

Niseko

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