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Beniya Mukayu is a 16 room hot spring ryokan situated on the site of the former head temple within the Yakushiyama foothills. The family owned and operated ryokan has been designed solely for the rejuvenation and relaxation of guests. Designed by Kiyoshi Sey Takeyama the architecture is distinctly Japanese reimagined into a contemporary vision of Japanese essence and modern design elements in harmony with its natural surroundings. A proud member of Relais and Chateaux a stay at Mukayu is an opportunity to escape the daily routine and rejuvenate oneself in natural hot springs, personalized service and our award winning Entei spa with originally crafted Yakushiyama amenity line. Each room has its own private open-air hot spring bath (pure hot spring water) overlooking a natural Japanese garden. A true jewel of Japan blending traditional Japanese “Omotenashi” and contemporary design aesthetic, come discover the real Japan at Beniya Mukayu.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hot Tub
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Shuttle Bus Service
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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We stayed in this ryokan for a night in mid-December 2018 during our Michilin starred restaurant eating trip to Japan. We decided this ryokan based on the reviews but were disappointed a bit. We have stayed in many ryokans from Luxury Hotel Collection and Relais & Chateaux in 25
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My first impression upon entering the ryokan, although beautiful was too stark and modern for my taste. I was hoping for a more traditional Japanese style. But that completely changed over time when I appreciated it's simplicity, modernity and quiet elegance. We experienced a
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It was a cool and rainy day when we arrived. We would have loved to have had to opportunity to get into our room earlier. We had the pleasure of staying in the new Byakuroku Terrace Suite. The suite is large, beautiful, well designed, and luxuriously appointed. The glass
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This was my third visit to Beniya Mukayu. Mr. and Mrs. Nakamichi were exceptional hosts as always. The meals are wonderful. The staff is amazing. The chefs and sommelier curated a great all around dining experience.
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This is a long overdue review. We have stayed at Beniya Mukayu for one night in September, a day after the Typhoon No. 21. Beniya Mukayu is a 17-room super ryokan located at Yamashiro Onsen town, Kaga, Ishikawa Perfecture. It is consitantly ranked among the best onsen resort
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How would I get to the hotel from the Osaka airport?
Greetings from Beniya Mukayu. From the Osaka airport, it is the best to take an express train called Haruka to Sin-Osaka station first, then tranfer to a train called Thunder bird to our closest station, Kagaonsen station. From there, we can arrange our conplimentary shuttle bus to our hotel. Best Regards,
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Gigantic! Truly, the best eating we did in Japan (which says a lot).
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"Choose a room with a private balcony bath"
"Definitely get a traditional Japanese room for the experience."
"see photo -make sure you do not get this room"
"Get a room with private onsen! The Japanese style rooms are very comfortable, even if you are not used to sleeping in futons. "
"We stayed in a room with a private hot spring. Lovely."
US$700 - US$1,483 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
JapanChubuHokurikuIshikawa PrefectureKagaYamashiro Onsen
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