Offering views of Tanigawa-dake Mountain, the peaceful Japanese rooms at Bettei Senjyuan include a private hot-spring bath and traditional futon beds. It boasts a spa, luxurious Japanese cuisine and 6 public hot-spring baths.
TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award 2015 selected Bettei Senjuan hotel as one of the Best Small Hotels in Japan. Tatami floors and shoji paper screens create a zen mood in the rooms and each is air-conditioned, with a flat-screen satellite TV and an en suite shower and toilet.
Private hot-spring baths outside the hotel room can also be reserved, for a fee. The lobby has free Wi-Fi. Relaxation options include massages, a sauna and a quiet read in the library.
A Japanese breakfast and multi-course kaiseki dinner are served at a private dining room. Seasonal specialities featuring local vegetables and beef are served.
Style: Tradition Japanese Ryokan
Chain: Relais & Chateaux (Member since 2012)
Address: 614 Tanigawa, Minakami-machi, Tone-gun 379-1619 Gunma Prefecture
Check in time: After 1:00 PM
Check out time: Before 11:00 AM
Bettei Senjuan is located in a very easily accessible location with JR Minakami Train Station a 10-minute ride away on the hotel’s free shuttle. It is a 15-minute drive to locations where guests can try canyoning activities. Tanigawa-dake Ropeway is just a 30-minute drive. The hotel is located only 100m from the river and 20km from the mountain, the Kashozan Ryugein Miroku-ji Temple is only 10 km away.
Every room at Bettei Senjuan looks out on Mount Tanigawa, with its snow-capped peaks and the cherry blossom trees at its base that turn the landscape a beautiful pink in spring. Floor to ceiling windows frame the views of unspoilt nature and allow natural light to fill the zen-inspired interior, where modern design meets the art of Kumiko wood joinery and original calligraphy. Boasting 18 guest rooms with a variety of selections such as the Tatami Futon, Tatami-Western Bedroom and Western style.
A Japanese breakfast and multi-course kaiseki dinner are served at a private dining room. Seasonal specialities featuring local vegetables and beef are served. Bettei Senjuan emphasise the use of selected local ingredients as such the menu changes as the chef selection with seasonal ingredients.
Activities and leisure
18 hole golf