• April 5th, 2014
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[Naumann Onsen in Makubetsu] Day Trip Bath and Hot Springs with Smooth and Slippery Touch Can Be Enjoyed at Hotel Arco236

Naumann Onsen

Naumann Onsen (ナウマン温泉) is a hot spring place in Churui, Makubetsu town located in the southern part of Obihiro city, and only Hotel Arco236 along Hiroo National Route (広尾国道 * National Route 236) opens a business beside roadside station "Churui (忠類)". A fossil of Elephas Namadicus was excavated in 1969, and the Elephas Namadicus is a symbol of the Churui because complete skeleton was first succeeded in restoring in Japan. Hot springs were succeeded in drilling in 1992, so the hot spring place is named the Naumann Onsen. By the way, the Hotel Arco236 is close to Elephas Namadicus Museum (ナウマン象記念館), Elephas Namadicus Park (ナウマン公園), art objects of the Elephas Namadicus, Elephas Namadicus Park Campsite (ナウマン公園キャンプ場) and a park golf course. There is Hakugindai Ski Resort (白銀台スキー場) around the Naumann Onsen.

Park Golf Course
Naumann Onsen in Makubetsu, Hotel Arco236
Elephas Namadicus Museum
Naumann Onsen in Makubetsu, Hotel Arco236

By the way, a highway bus "Potato Liner (ポテトライナー)" runs between the Obihiro and the Sapporo, and a express bus "North Liner-go (ノースライナー号)" runs between the Obihiro and Asahikawa.

List of Means of Transportation

Highway buses run between Obihiro and Sapporo or Asahikawa. Refer to following the means of the transportation in the Obihiro. As for car rental comparison websites, you can compare vehicle rental prices on Tabi-Plaza Rental Car Reservation (旅ぷらざレンタカー予約), Jalan Rental Car (じゃらんレンタカー) and Rakutem Travel Rental Car (楽天トラベルレンタカー).

Chuo Bus(中央バス) From Sapporo to Obihiro
Chuo Bus(中央バス) From Obihiro to Sapporo
Takushoku Bus(拓殖バス) From Asahikawa to Obihiro
Takushoku Bus(拓殖バス) From Obihiro to Asahikawa
Nippon Rent-a-car(ニッポンレンタカー) Their offices are near the Obihiro Station and the Obihiro Airport.
Times Car Rental(タイムズカーレンタル) Their offices are near the Obihiro Station and the Obihiro Airport.
Toyota Rental Lease(トヨタレンタリース) Their offices are near the Obihiro Station and the Obihiro Airport.
Jalan
Nissan Rent-a-car(日産レンタカー) Their offices are near the Obihiro Station and the Obihiro Airport.
Orix Rent-a-car(オリックスレンタカー) Their offices are near the Obihiro Station and the Obihiro Airport.
Station Rent-a-car(駅レンタカー) Their office is near the Obihiro Station.
Nico Nico Rent-a-car(ニコニコレンタカー) Their offices are in Nishi 5-jo, Nishi 18-jo and Odori Steet.

List of Day Trip Onsen

Visitors can take a day trip bath at the Hotel Arco236.

Art Object of Elephas Namadicus
Naumann Onsen in Makubetsu, Hotel Arco236

Hotel Arco236

Hotel Arco 236 is a small-sized onsen hotel founded in 1988, and Ambix corp runs it. An exposed concrete building awarded Public Buildings Association Top Prize in 2000. An entrance fee to the bath facility is JPY 500. A large public bathhouse is crowded with local people and road station users. A staying is possible, too. Restaurant Furusato Churui (郷里 ちゅうるい) is at a building, too, and day trip bather can use it, too.

Lobby
Naumann Onsen in Makubetsu, Hotel Arco236

There are 1 open-air bath, 1 indoor bath, 1 whirlpool bath, 1 cascading bath, 1 cold bath and 1 sauna at the bathhouse. The sunny bathhouse with a high ceiling have large windows, and are feeling good. The ceiling height is around 5 m. The semi-oval-shaped indoor bath is the size that about 8 people can take a bath, and the round whirlpool bath is the size that about 3 people can take a bath.

Large Public Bathhouse (Source: Hotel Arco236)
Naumann Onsen in Makubetsu, Hotel Arco236

The open-air bath is the size that about 4-6 people can take a bath. Because there is not a roof, a sence of openness can be enjoyed. The open-air bath was renewed in 2017. New open-air bath is larger than old open-air bath.

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New Open-air Bath (Source: Hotel Arco236)
Naumann Onsen in Makubetsu, Hotel Arco236
Old Open-air Bath
Naumann Onsen in Makubetsu, Hotel Arco236

Hot springs are simple hot spring, and are clear and colorless and have neither taste nor smell, and have a smooth and slippery touch. The sum total of the hot spring ingredients are 0.422 g/kg. Unfortunately, the hot springs are not drinkable because of chlorine sterilization. Shampoos and body soaps are provided at the bathhouse. A restroom and a hair dryer are installed at a dressing room. A free cold water dispenser provides at a resting place.

Resting Place
Naumann Onsen in Makubetsu, Hotel Arco236
Free Cold Water Dispenser
Naumann Onsen in Makubetsu, Hotel Arco236

Atmosphere of Naumann Onsen Can Be Watched on Youtube

Movie of Naumann Onsen

Types of Hot Springs Simple hot spring (Type: Alkaline, Osmotic Pressure: Low, Spring Temperature Type: Warm spring)
Water temperature of Hot Spring Source 25.0 C
ph 9.5
Indications Neuralgia, Muscular pain, Arthralgia, Frozen shoulder, Motor paralysis, Tightening of the joint, Bruise, Sprain, Hemorrhoid, Chronic digestive diseases, Cold sensitivity, Convalescent convalescence, Relieving fatigue, Healthy increase
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(4), Sauna(1).* Sex-Segregated Bathhouse.
Entrance fee to the bath facility Adult: JPY 500. Elementary school student: JPY 250. Infant: Free of chrage.
Business hours 05:00-08:00, 11:00-23:00
Regular closing day Open all year round
Parking lot A free parking is provided (100 cars)
Telephone number +81-1558-8-3111
Home page Home page is here
Reservation Booking.com is here, Jalan is here, Rakuten is here
Mapcode 396 201 795*66

List of Accommodations

Refer to following websites for the accommodations in the Naumann Onsen. You can get information regarding online reviews and photos.

Hotel Arco236(ホテル アルコ236)
Naumann Park Campsite(ナウマン公園キャンプ場)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten

By the way, Club Tourism (クラブツーリズム), a Japanese tour travel agency, provides various types of tours such as day trip tours or ordinary tours. In the case of bus tours, tourists do not drive their cars themselves, so they can savor alcohol. Choosen tourist attractions are national parks such as Rishiri and Rebun, Shiretoko, and popular tourist places such as Furano and Biei, and some activities such as hiking and fruit picking are also enjoyed depending on seasons. If you are interested in tour trips, you should visit the club tourism's website for details.

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