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Hot Springs Are Popular by Thai People -Utanobori Onsen in Esashi-

February 9th, 2014

Utanobori Onsen

Utanobori Onsen (歌登温泉) is a hot-spring resort in Esashi town located in the southern part of Wakkanai city. There are Green Park hotel (グリーンパークホテル) and Asakura Onsen (朝倉温泉) at the Utanobori Health Restoration Village (うたのぼり健康回復村). The Utanobori Health Restoration Village is a relaxation place that visitors get their health back. It has composite facilities that the visitors can enjoy in various ways such as the Fureai-no-Mori (ふれあいの森) that the visitors enjoy a forest bathing, a camping ground, a cottage, Tenpoku Ski Resort (天北スキー場), South Soya Country Club (南宗谷カントリークラブ) and a lavender field.

Golf Course
Utanobori Onsen, South soya country club

Green Park Hotel

Green Park Hotel is a popular hot-spring hotel that a lot of Thai people visit and was founded in 1989. They visit here in a winter and see snow for the first time, and they can enjoy traditional Japanese events such as "Snowball Fight (雪合戦)", "Penmanship (習字)" and "Making a Rice Cake (餅つき)". It is a good point of this hotel that they can thoroughly enjoy all the traditional Japanese events in Hokkaido that they can not readily visited. There are decorations that expressed typical Japan at many places of the hotel.

Appearance of Building
Utanobori Onsen Green Park Hotel in Esashi
Kimono at Lobby
Utanobori Onsen Green Park Hotel in Esashi
Typical Japanese Decoration at Gift Shop
Utanobori Onsen Green Park Hotel in Esashi
Entrance of Bathhouse
Utanobori Onsen Green Park Hotel in Esashi

The bathhouse is L-shaped, and there are 2 indoor bath, 1 whirlpool bath, 1 cold bath and 1 sauna at the bathhouse. Only whirlpool bath use hot springs. Other baths use hot water. A large indoor bath is the size that about 20 people take a bath. A view of garden is good and bathers can relax. The drinking hot spring facility is established, too. It seems to be effect for Chronic digestive diseases, Chronic constipation, Diabetes, Gout and Liver disease.

Dressing Room
Utanobori Onsen Green Park Hotel in Esashi
Look of Bathhouse
Utanobori Onsen Green Park Hotel in Esashi
Large Indoor Bath
Utanobori Onsen Green Park Hotel in Esashi
Large Indoor Bath and Whirlpool Bath
Utanobori Onsen Green Park Hotel in Esashi
Only Whirlpool Bath Use Hot Springs
Utanobori Onsen Green Park Hotel in Esashi
Hot Springs Are Light Brown and Opaque
Utanobori Onsen Green Park Hotel in Esashi
I Look at Garden from Large Indoor Bath
Utanobori Onsen Green Park Hotel in Esashi
Look of Garden. There Are Falls, too
Utanobori Onsen Green Park Hotel in Esashi
View from Large Indoor Bath
Utanobori Onsen Green Park Hotel in Esashiク
Small Indoor Bath and Cold Bath
Utanobori Onsen Green Park Hotel in Esashi
View from Small Indoor Bath
Utanobori Onsen Green Park Hotel in Esashi
Sauna
Utanobori Onsen Green Park Hotel in Esashi

The hot springs are carbon dioxide calcium and magnesium bicarbonate spring, and are opaque and light brown and have carbonate taste and metallic taste smell. The sum total of the hot spring ingredients are 3.719 g. Shampoos and body soaps are provided at the bathhouse. A restroom and free hair dryers are installed at a dressing room. A staying is possible, too.

Dressing Room
Utanobori Onsen Green Park Hotel in Esashi
Resting Room
Utanobori Onsen Green Park Hotel in Esashi
Resting Room
Utanobori Onsen Green Park Hotel in Esashi
Cold Water Can Be Drunken Freely
Utanobori Onsen Green Park Hotel in Esashi

Atmosphere of Green Park Hotel Can Be Watched on Youtube

Movie of Green Park Hotel

Types of Hot Springs Carbon dioxide calcium and magnesium bicarbonate spring (Type: Weak acidic, Osmotic Pressure: Low, Spring Temperature Type: Cold spring)
Water temperature of Hot Spring Source 11.7 C
ph 5.9
Indications Neuralgia, Muscular pain, Arthralgia, Frozen shoulder, Motor paralysis, Tightening of the joint, Bruise, Sprain, Relieving fatigue, Chronic digestive diseases, Hemorrhoid, Cold sensitivity, Convalescent convalescence, Healthy increase, High blood pressure, Arteriosclerosis, Chronic skin 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 Diarrhea, Kidney disease, High blood pressure and diseases accompanied by edema in general
Facilities Indoor bath(4), Sauna(1). * Sex-Segregated Bathhouse.
Entrance fee to the bath facility Adult: JPY 400. Child: JPY 200.
Business hours 09:00-22:00 (Monday 13:30-22:00)
Regular closing day Open all year round
Parking lot A free parking is provided (100 cars)
Telephone number +81-163-68-3101
Home page Home page is here
Reservation Jalan is here, Rakuten is here
Mapcode 571 107 792*01

Asakura Onsen

Asakura Onsen has a source of hot springs at the Utanobori Onsen. There is 1 indoor bath, 1 cold bath and 1 sauna at a bathhouse. A drinking hot spring facility is established, too. It seems to be effect for Chronic digestive diseases, Chronic constipation, Diabetes, Gout and Liver disease. The hot springs are carbon dioxide calcium and magnesium bicarbonate spring, and are opaque and light brown and have carbonate taste and metallic taste smell. Shampoos and body soaps are provided at the bathhouse. They open a bussiness only on weekends.

Appearance of Building
Utanobori Onsen, Asakura Onsen
Types of Hot Springs Carbon dioxide calcium and magnesium bicarbonate spring (Type: Weak acidic, Osmotic Pressure: Low, Spring Temperature Type: Cold spring)
Water temperature of Hot Spring Source 11.7 C
ph 5.9
Indications Neuralgia, Muscular pain, Arthralgia, Frozen shoulder, Motor paralysis, Tightening of the joint, Bruise, Sprain, Relieving fatigue, Chronic digestive diseases, Hemorrhoid, Cold sensitivity, Convalescent convalescence, Healthy increase, High blood pressure, Arteriosclerosis, Chronic skin 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 Diarrhea, Kidney disease, High blood pressure and diseases accompanied by edema in general
Facilities Indoor bath(2), Sauna(1). * Sex-Segregated Bathhouse.
Entrance fee to the bath facility Adult: JPY 400. Child: JPY 200.
Business hours 16:00-21:00
Regular closing day Weekdays
Parking lot A free parking is provided (20 cars)
Telephone number +81-163-68-2345
Home page Home page is not provided
Mapcode 571 107 637*14

List of Accommodations

Refer to following websites for the accommodations in Utanobori Onsen.

Utanobori Green Park Hotel(うたのぼりグリーンパークホテル)
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