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Hoheikyo Onsen

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Address: 608-2 Jozankei, Minami-ku, Sapporo 061-2301, Hokkaido
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Mountain Bike Tour from Sapporo Including Hoheikyo Onsen and Lunch
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The most Authentic Onsen in Japan

I've read a lot of reviews before visiting Hoheikyo Onsen, it is quite a bus ride to the outskirt of Sapporo, however, it's truly worth the visit. The outdoor baths are simply... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Chaweng, Thailand
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Chaweng, Thailand
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6 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I've read a lot of reviews before visiting Hoheikyo Onsen, it is quite a bus ride to the outskirt of Sapporo, however, it's truly worth the visit. The outdoor baths are simply amazing, when I was visiting in early April, it was still snowing so it was just perfection. Don't really understand the concept of the Indian cuisine served at... More 

Thank lindymac06
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've always wanted to go to a nice onsen that was tattoo friendly. I have a tattoo that covers half my arm, another one that is on the other arm, and a big on that covers a quarter of my back. Cover up is not really an option. Also, it was hard to confirm which ones would allow this, as... More 

1 Thank MrKrunchi
Singapore, Singapore
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34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Takes about half a day... worth a visit. Take d bus from the Sapporo bus terminal. A good onsen to visit while taking a break from snowboarding. Bring ur own towel. The view of d forest is beautiful from the outdoor pools. Plus u get to eat awesome naan n curry which compliments winter n post onsen v well!

Thank Mindii19
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92 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Not easy to get to but if you manage, it would be worth the trip. Other have shared much on how to do this so do your research well. Pro #1 - very Japanese. Well used but it's really the locals bath. Very very few foreigner tourists. Pro #2 - bath water does not smell unlike the ones visited in... More 

1 Thank Maxim_Lee
Singapore, Singapore
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18 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Visited this onsen in February 2017, and I must say that this was one of the best onsens I visited during my trip in Japan! Very traditional, very rustic, great authentic feel. Front desk was friendly and helpful with acceptable command of English (not broken), and they give you helpful tips and advise. Here's some pointers I would like to... More 

1 Thank colddogbun
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

You will so fall in love with this onsen, it was so beautiful during winter! Glad that we chose this onsen using the Jozankei onsen package ticket, instead of other newer but commercialized onsen resorts . If you are looking for authentic onsen experience, do go with this a bit old facility which was mostly frequented by locals. Be prepared,... More 

3 Thank 211yyl
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This onsen experience was awesome! Sitting outside and being able to look about at the snow covered landscape is really peaceful. It even flurried a teeny bit while I was outside but you don't feel cold at all. It's actually quite refreshing to enjoy the cool outdoor air and hot bath at the same time. There are 3 indoor baths... More 

2 Thank Huyen T
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34 reviews
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I would like to highlight my experience dining at this Onsen Shokudo (dinning hall) recently on 26 Dec 2016, 12 noon. This is what happened:- 1. I entered their onsen dinning hall while my husband and son were parking the car. There were 2 males, who were wearing long sleeve shirts, standing infront of the cashier counter. There were no... More 

10 Thank PhoenixSingapore
La Jolla, California
1 review
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Thanks to all of the TA reviewers. Your comments were spot on. Made it easy to get there and an easy decision to go. A blustery autumn day was a perfect time to spend a few hours in an onsen, especially in the outdoor pools with the autumn foliage changing. The only thing I would do differently is lunch. I... More 

Thank Richard S
Meridian, Idaho
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

The experience: Authentic Japanese Onsen with all that entails. No swimming suits allowed, men and women segregated, indoor and outdoor pools, wonderful water, beautiful setting. A great experience. The facility was a bit old and shabby, but not excessively so. It was busy but not crowded. We were the only non-Japanese there when we visited. Here's how to get there:... More 

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