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Famous Hot Spring Resort Is Called "Back Room of Otaru" -Asarigawa Onsen in Otaru-

May 7th, 2014

Asarigawa Onsen

Asarigawa Onsen (朝里川温泉) in Otaru city is a hot-spring resort located in the northwestern part of Sapporo city and is famous as a resort between Sapporo city and Otaru city. This resort is called a back room of Otaru city (小樽の奥座敷). There are Asari Dam (朝里ダム) and a golf course, a park golf course, a ski resort and an automatic campging round in the hot-spring resort. Visitors can take take a day trip bath at Kourakuen (宏楽園), Hotel Musashitei (ホテル武蔵亭), Otaru Asari Classe Hotel (小樽朝里クラッセホテル) and Kanpo-no-Yado Otaru (かんぽの宿 小樽). On the other hand, accommodations without taking a day trip bath are Winkel Village (ウィンケルビレッジ) and Otaru Ryotei Kuramure (小樽旅亭 蔵群).

Asari Dam
Asari Dam Asarigawa Onsen in Otar

Movie of Asari Dam

Hotel Musashitei

Hotel Musashitei is a hot-spring hotel founded in 1993.

Appearance of Building
Asarigawa Onsen Hotel Musashitei Asarigawa Onsen in Otar

There are 1 outdoor bath, 1 indoor bath, 1 whirlpool bath, 1 cold bath and 1 sauna at a bathhouse. The outdoor bath is the size that about 5 people take a bath. Because the outdoor bath is surrounded by blindfold fences, it does not have a sence of openness. The hot springs are suitable temperature for bathing. The indoor bath is the size that about 10 people take a bath, and the whirlpool bath is the size that about 3 people take a bath.

View from Indoor Bath
Asarigawa Onsen Hotel Musashitei Asarigawa Onsen in Otar
Hot Springs Are Gushing Out
Asarigawa Onsen Hotel Musashitei Asarigawa Onsen in Otar
Whirlpool Bath
Asarigawa Onsen Hotel Musashitei Asarigawa Onsen in Otar
Outdoor Bath
Asarigawa Onsen Hotel Musashitei Asarigawa Onsen in Otar
View from Outdoor Bath
Asarigawa Onsen Hotel Musashitei Asarigawa Onsen in Otar

The hot springs are calcium and sodium chloride sulfate spring, and are clear and colorless and have neither taste nor smell. The sum total of the hot spring ingredients are 2.706 g. Unfortunately, the hot spring are not drinkable. Horse oil shampoos and horse oil body soaps are provided at the bathhouse. By using those, my skin looked moisty. A restroom and free hair dryers are installed at a dressing room. A staying is possible, too.

Horse Oil Shampoos
Asarigawa Onsen Hotel Musashitei Asarigawa Onsen in Otar
Dressing Room
Asarigawa Onsen Hotel Musashitei Asarigawa Onsen in Otar
Resting Place
Asarigawa Onsen Hotel Musashitei Asarigawa Onsen in Otar

Atmosphere of Hotel Musashitei Can Be Watched on Youtube

Movie of Hotel Musashitei

Types of Hot Springs Calcium and sodium chloride sulfate spring (Type: Weak alkaline, Osmotic Pressure: Low, Spring Temperature Type: Warm spring)
Water temperature of Hot Spring Source 32 C
ph 7.7
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, 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
Contraindications of drinking Kidney disease, High blood pressure and diseases accompanied by edema in general
Facilities Outdoor bath(1), Indoor bath(3), Sauna(1). * Sex-Segregated Bathhouse. There is a reserved bath and bedrock bath. Extra cost is required.
Entrance fee to the bath facility Adult: JPY 600. Child: JPY 300.
Business hours 09:00-23:00
Regular closing day Open all year round
Parking lot A free parking is provided (100 cars)
Telephone number +81-134-54-8000
Home page Home page is here
Reservation Booking.com is here, Jalan is here, Rakuten is here
Mapcode 493 515 369*42

Kourakuen

Kourakuen is an onsen ryokan with areas of 66115.702 m2 and was founded in 1957. It has an atmosphere like ryotei and a building was renewed in 2016 because of a fire. Bathhouses have 2 types, Iwa-no-Yu and Mori-no-Yuya, and the bathhouse for men is replaced the bathhouse for women depending on time. Tourists can take a day trip bathing only from 11:30 to 14:30 on weekends and national holidays. As for a charted bathhouse "kokage-no-Ideyu", the tourists can take a day trip bathing from 12:00 to 12:45 and from 13:15 to 14:00 on weekdays. But it costs extra fee and a reservation is requested by the previous day. A staying is possible, too.

Appearance of Building
Kourakuen Asarigawa Onsen in Otar

Atmosphere of Kourakuen Can Be Watched on Youtube

Movie of Kourakuen

Types of Hot Springs Simple hot spring (Type: Alkaline, Osmotic Pressure: Low, Spring Temperature Type: Warm spring)
Water temperature of Hot Spring Source 27.4 C
ph 8.7
Indications Neuralgia, Muscular pain, Arthralgia, Frozen shoulder, Motor paralysis, Tightening of the joint, Bruise, Sprain, Chronic digestive diseases, Hemorrhoid, Cold sensitivity, Convalescent convalescence, Relieving fatigue, Healthy increase, Arteriosclerosis, Chronic women's diseases、Weak child, 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 Not drinking
Facility Outdoor bath(2), Indoor bath(2). * Sex-Segregated Bathhouse. There is a reserved bath.
Entrance fee to the bath facility Adult: JPY 735.
Business hours Weekday10:30-21:00, Holiday 10:30-14:00
Regular closing day Open all year round
Parking lot A free parking is provided (40 cars)
Telephone number +81-134-54-8221
Home page Home page is here
Reservation Jalan is here, Rakuten is here
Mapcode 493 576 408*17

Kanpo-no-Yado Otaru

Kanpo-no-Yado Otaru is a hot-spring hotel run by JAPAN POST HOLDINGS. This is only one Kanpo-no-Yado in hokkaido.

Appearance of Building
Kanpo-no-Yado Otaru Asarigawa Onsen in Otaru

There are 1 outdoor bath, 1 indoor bath, 1 whirlpool bath. The ourdoor bath is the size that about 5 people take a bath, and it has a roof, and because the outdoor bath is surrounded by blindfold fences, it does not have a good view. The indoor bath is the size that about 15 people take a bath, and it has a space spacious. The whirlpool bath is the size that about 3 people take a bath and it uses hot water.

Indoor Bath
Kanpo-no-Yado Otaru Asarigawa Onsen in Otaru
View from Indoor Bath
Kanpo-no-Yado Otaru Asarigawa Onsen in Otaru
View from Indoor Bath
Kanpo-no-Yado Otaru Asarigawa Onsen in Otaru
Outdoor Bath
Kanpo-no-Yado Otaru Asarigawa Onsen in Otaru
Snow Scene Can Be Seen in Winter
Kanpo-no-Yado Otaru Asarigawa Onsen in Otaru

Hot springs are calcium and sodium chloride sulfate spring, and are clear and colorless and have a little salty and no smell. The sum total of the hot spring ingredients are 2.705 g. It had a little smooth touch. Unfortunately, the hot springs are not drinkable. Shampoos and body soaps are provided at the bathhouse. A restroom and free hair dryers are installed at a dressing room. A free cold water dispenser is provided at the enrance of the bathhouse. A staying is possible, too.

Dressing Room
Kanpo-no-Yado Otaru Asarigawa Onsen in Otaru

Atmosphere of Kanpo-no-Yado Otaru Can Be Watched on Youtube

Movie of Kanpo-no-Yado Otaru

Types of Hot Springs Sodium and calcium chloride spring (Type: Weak alkaline, Osmotic Pressure: Low, Spring Temperature Type: Warm spring)
Water temperature of Hot Spring Source 32 C
ph 8.1
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, 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
Contraindications of drinking Kidney disease, High blood pressure and diseases accompanied by edema in general
Facility Outdoor bath(1), Indoor bath(2). * Sex-Segregated Bathhouse.
Entrance fee to the bath facility Adult: JPY 600. Child: JPY 300.
Business hours 10:30-20:00
Regular closing day Open all year round
Parking lot A free parking is provided (40 cars)
Telephone number +81-134-54-8511
Home page Home page is here
Reservation Jalan is here, Rakuten is here
Mapcode 493 485 668*62

Otaru Asari Classe Hotel

Otaru Asari Classe Hotel is a resort hotel run by Ambix corp. and was founded in 1991. There are sports facilities such as a sport club at a building. There are 1 or 2 outdoor baths, 1 indoor bath, 1 cold bath and 1 sauna at a bathhouse. Hot springs are calcium and sodium chloride sulfate spring, and are clear and colorless and have neither taste nor smell. 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.

Appearance of Building
Otaru Asari Classe Hotel Asarigawa Onsen in Otar

Atmosphere of Otaru Asari Classe Hotel Can Be Watched on Youtube

Movie of Otaru Asari Classe Hotel

Types of Hot Springs Calcium and sodium chloride sulfate spring (Type: Weak alkaline, Osmotic Pressure: Low, Spring Temperature Type: Warm spring)
Water temperature of Hot Spring Source 30.4 C
ph 8.1
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, 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 Not drinking
Facility Outdoor bath(1 or 2), Indoor bath(1), Sauna(1). * Sex-Segregated Bathhouse.
Entrance fee to the bath facility Weekday Adult: JPY 800. Child: JPY 300. Saturday, Sunday and National holiday Adult: JPY 1000. Child: JPY 500.
Business hours Weekday 11:00-20:00. Saturday, Sunday and National holiday 11:00-16:00.
Regular closing day Open all year round
Parking lot A free parking is provided (150 cars)
Telephone number +81-134-52-3800
Home page Home page is here
Reservation Booking.com is here, Jalan is here, Rakuten is here
Mapcode 493 515 130*62

List of Accommodations

Refer to following websites for the accommodations in Asarigawa Onsen.

Hotel Musashitei(ホテル武蔵亭)
Korakuen(宏楽園)
Booking
Kanpo-no-Yado Otaru(かんぽの宿 小樽)
Booking
Otaru Asari Classe Hotel(小樽朝里 クラッセホテル)
Otaru Ryotei Kuramure(小樽旅亭 蔵群)
Winkel Village(ウィンケルビレッジ)
Pine House(パインハウス)
Booking
Jalan
Pension Shadow Classe(ペンション・シャドウクラッセ)
Booking
Pension Puti Hotel Roman(ペンション プチホテルろーまん) Only Tel:+81-134-52-2118
Ryobo Hanaemi(旅房はなえみ)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten
Booking.com

A page of Otaru is here

Otaru

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