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Stay in Nakatsugawa: Japanese styled Ryokan or Western styled Hotel


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What else needed without a great tips for hotels and inns when you travel to Japan? Gifu Prefecture, especially around Nakatsugawa area are famous as a gateway for the Nakasendo trail which are getting a lot of popularity among travellers. Take a look what kind of accommodations Nakatsugawa has to offer!

Ryokan Iwasu-sou 岩寿荘

Iwasu-sou in the deep forest of Gifu would be one of them, through a winding mountain road with wooded landscapes, mountainous and even waterfalls, the hotel offers us great services on budget.

Japanese-style inn for staying in Nakatsugawa, Gifu Prefecture, Japan

Japanese-style inn for staying in Nakatsugawa, Gifu Prefecture, Japan

The bright lounge of Iwasu-so Hostel in Nakatsugawa, Gifu Prefecture, Japan

Start your staying for a small refreshment in a lounge at the entrance to admire picturesque view of vegetation which embrace the hotel entirely.

Single room at Iwasu-so hostel in Nakatsugawa, Gifu prefecture, Japan

In single, double or triple rooms, you will enjoy the night with woody scents of tatami, comfort of a shikibuton and kakebuton, which are Japanese mattress and duvet. Decorations are well organized and spirit by a Japanese minimalism which expresses a great elegance in this stripping.

Dining room at Iwasu-so hostel in Nakatsugawa, Gifu prefecture, Japan

You will move to another traditional room and enjoy a full course dinner.

Japanese-style dinner at Iwasu-so hostel in Nakatsugawa, Gifu prefecture, Japan

With sashimi, broccoli salad, miso soup, vinegared rice, some tsukemono which is cured vegetables as well as several karaage breadcrumbs chicken, the dinner is very complete and rich while remaining the balance. Having a beer and a stroll around the hotel in yukata will continue your satisfactory feeling.

Onsen indoors at Iwasu-so hostel in Nakatsugawa, Gifu prefecture, Japan

One of the big benefit would be its own onsen, which is natural thermal springs, having a lot of baths including indoors and open-air baths as well as a sauna.

Onsen facing outside at Iwasu-so hostel in Nakatsugawa, Gifu prefecture, Japan

The breakfast room at Iwasu-so hostel in Nakatsugawa, Gifu prefecture, Japan

On the next day, breakfast will be served for you in a sharing room with other groups.

Traditional Japanese Breakfast at Iwasu-so Inn in Nakatsugawa, Gifu Prefecture, Japan

Fill up with energy for whole day with rich and balanced Japanese breakfast accompanies early morning of millions of Japanese such as classic salmon steak, white rice, tofu, miso soup, tea, egg and a faisselle with blueberries.

Plaza Hotel Sakae in Nakatsugawa プラザホテル栄

For a smaller budget and those who are more comfortable with Western style, Plaza Hotel Sakae just a stone’s away from Nakatsugawa Station is also a good option. Located in the middle of a lively district, there are dozens of varied restaurants offering you several gastronomies for all budgets from snack bars to gastronomic and authentic restaurants.

Plaza Hotel Sakae in Nakatsugawa, Gifu prefecture, Japan

The entrance of Plaza Hotel Sakae in Nakatsugawa, Gifu Prefecture, Japan

A room at Plaza Hotel Sakae in Nakatsugawa, Gifu Prefecture, Japan

A great opportunity to alternate Western comfort with a discovery of Japanese futons , which can sometimes seem somewhat confusing to foreign travelers.

Western-style breakfast at Plaza Hotel Sakae in Nakatsugawa, Gifu Prefecture, Japan

You will have your Western styled breakfast, and they are all included in the room price. Here is the classic but effective menu you will be served, perfect for starting the day full with a salad and warm breads served with a big smile.