Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato
Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato
Run of House, Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato in Yamagata
Japanese Style 10 Tatami, Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato in Yamagata
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9.1Exceptional

184 reviews

184 reviews

Room comfort and quality 10.0
Service 9.8
Cleanliness 9.5
Facilities 9.3
Value for money 9.2
Location 9.0
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9.0Exceptional

Location rating score

Exceptional location - Inside city center
Parking
FREE
Popular landmarks
Yamagata Zao Onsen Ski Resort
3.0 km
Frost Covered Trees of Zao
3.6 km
Kajo Central
11.3 km
Bunshokan
11.4 km
Mogami Yoshiaki Historical Museum
11.5 km
Closest landmarks
Yokokura Pair Ski Lift
300 m
Zao Ropeway
330 m
Yunohana Chaya Shinzaemon no Yu
460 m
Zao Chuo Rope Way
530 m
Nakamori Ski Lift
560 m

Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato

1271-1 Zaoonsen, Zao, Yamagata, Japan, 990-2301 - See map

This ryokan features free Wi-Fi in all rooms for easy connection, and car park free of charge. Strategically situated in Zao, allowing you access and proximity to local attractions and sights. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Risshaku-ji Temple. Rated with 4 stars, this high-quality property provides guests with access to massage, restaurant and hot spring bath on-site.

Highlights

Sparkling clean

360 meters to public transportation

Top Value

Excellent room comfort & quality

Inside city center

Facilities

Car park

Shuttle service

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Luggage storage

Spa

Golf course [on-site]

Tennis court

Shops

Your dates are popular among travelersUsers are booking a place in Yamagata every 6 minutes on Agoda.com
Value for money9.2
Location rating9.0
Nearest airportYamagata Airport (GAJ)
Distance to airport27.8 km

Rooms available at Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato

Exceptional
Room comfort & quality

10

Japanese Style Room
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  • Room size: 15 m²/161 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 4 futons
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Run of House
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  • Room size: 13 m²/140 ft²
  • Nature view
  • 4 futons
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Room
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  • Room size: 19 m²/205 ft²
  • Mountain view
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Japanese Style 10 Tatami
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  • Room size: 17 m²/183 ft²
  • Nature view
  • 1 futon
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Modern Japanese-style Superior Twin Room
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  • Room size: 22 m²/237 ft²
  • Non-smoking
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Japanese-style Room *Has toilet, no bath
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  • Mountain view
  • Non-smoking
  • 4 futons
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Luxury Modern Japanese-style Twin Room
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  • Room size: 31 m²/334 ft²
  • Mountain view
  • 6 futons
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Modern Japanese-style Superior Twin Room with Japanese Bed/s
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  • Room size: 19 m²/205 ft²
  • Mountain view
  • 3 futons
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Japanese Style Superior Room
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  • Room size: 15 m²/161 ft²
  • Mountain view
  • 4 futons
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Room
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  • Room size: 15 m²/161 ft²
  • Mountain view
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Frequently asked questions

Does Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato have bars on the premises?

Experience your vacation the finest way with a beverage in your hand at Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato's bar readily available right in front of your doorstep for when you need a drink or two.

Does Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato offer spa services?

You can benefit from your stay at Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato even more by benefiting from the property's accessible spa services that are offered for all its valuable guests to make your evening far better.

What type of non-water sports and outdoor activities are available at Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato?

Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato features a big selection of non-water sport and outdoor activities such as golf course (within 3 km), tennis courts, hiking trails, and skiing for any sports lover to take full advantage of while staying here.

Does Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato offer dry cleaning services?

Yes! Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato features dry cleaning service that is available all throughout your stay, making sure you're always looking your absolutely best in your favorite outfit. Please contact the property for more information.

When was Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato built?

Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato was built in 1993.

How many floors does Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato have?

Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato has a total of 3 floors.

What do past travelers like most about Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato?

Verified guests that stayed at Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato have given this property a rating of 9.769 for its remarkable service as the primary highlight for their stay.

What is the verified guest review consensus about Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato's breakfast?

100.0% of our past visitor testimonials have given an optimistic review and comments about this property's breakfast. You can look up on more detailed customer reviews, and comments for Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato down in the review section.

What is the average rating that verified Solo travelers' have given to Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato?

Past solo travelers that have stayed at this property have given Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato an average rating of 8.8. You can look up more detailed customer reviews and comments by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

What is the typical rating that past Couples' have given to Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato?

Verified couple travelers that have stayed at this property have given Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato an average rating of 9.4. You can look up on more detailed customer testimonials, and feedback by filtering for a specific type of verified guest travelers down in the review section.

What do local travelers think about Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato?

Verified local visitors that have stayed at this property have given Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato an average rating of 9.3. You can look up on more specific customer evaluations, and remarks for this property down in the review section.

What is the closest airport to Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato?

The nearest airport to Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato is Fukushima Airport, 104.0 km away.

What people love about Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato

  • 10

    Exceptional
    Staff 

    "The staff is helpful, onsen is comfortable with snow view, scenery from room is awesome, food is also with great presentation, and room is clean."

    Wei

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    April 23, 2023

  • 10

    Exceptional
    Staff 

    "Ryoken is so good in location, room is clean, meal is delicious, staffs are so helpful and good in English !"

    Ivy

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    February 20, 2023

  • 10

    Exceptional
    Location

    "Good service cozy room nice food great location very warm welcome and good facility"

    Tsz

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    March 5, 2023

Property ranking|Compared to 181 Yamagata properties
Room comfort score
10/10
Value for money score
9.2/10
Service score
9.8/10
Cleanliness score
9.5/10
Better than
99
%
of Yamagata properties
Better than
98
%
of Yamagata properties
Better than
98
%
of Yamagata properties
Better than
98
%
of Yamagata properties
More about Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato

More about Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato

Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato

Unwind while staying right in the Yamagata city center during your stay at Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato.
The facilities and services provided by Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato ensure a pleasant stay for guests. Never be out of touch with your contacts, with free Wi-Fi offered throughout your stay. Shuttle services provided by the ryokan make exploring Yamagata even more convenient. If you plan to arrive by car, you'll appreciate the ryokan's free parking, right on-site.
Front desk services including luggage storage can assist with your needs. If you need, the ticket service and tours can even help you book tickets and reservations at all the best shows and programs nearby. Staying for a long time, or just need clean clothes? At the ryokan, your favorite travel outfits will be kept clean and available with dry cleaning service provided on-site. For lazy days and nights, in-room conveniences like room service and daily housekeeping let you make the most of your room.
Please be advised that smoking is not allowed in the ryokan to allow cleaner air for all guests. Smoking is limited to designated areas only, for the health and well-being of all guests and staff.
Equipped with handy amenities, guestrooms at Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato guarantee a comfortable stay for all travelers. Some rooms are equipped with linen service, blackout curtains and air conditioning for your convenience. In-room entertainment such as television, is provided for guests in select rooms. The ryokan also offers a refrigerator, a coffee or tea maker and instant tea in some rooms for when you feel like it is needed.
Knowing that bathroom amenities play an important role in increasing guests' satisfaction, the ryokan provides a hair dryer, toiletries and towels in some select rooms.


Dining and things to do

Everyone loves a good cup of coffee! A coffee shop on-site means you can enjoy a cup of real, freshly brewed coffee every morning -- or anytime you feel like it. If you don't feel like going out to eat, you can always opt for the delicious dining options at the ryokan. A night in at the ryokan's bar can be as fun as a night out with your travel companions. Vending machines are on 24 hours a day, so you can grab a snack at any time of day or night.
To fill your days, be sure to check out the fantastic facilities offered at Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato. Maximize your winter fun with a daily trip to the powdery white slopes with ski slopes and ski equipment rentals. Finish your vacation days right by dropping in at the massage and spa. Water sports are incredibly convenient with canoes provided by Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato.
Have fun without traveling far, by taking advantage of the tennis court, golf course on site and hiking trails at Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato. Pick up something memorable for yourself or those waiting for you back at home, at the shops and souvenir shops.


Around the property

Take some time to explore Yamagata during your stay at the ryokan. Get a photograph of yourself in front of Frost Covered Trees of Zao located 3.5 km away, a must-see for anyone visiting Yamagata. Experience local culture through architecture at Bunshokan located 11.4 km away.


Reasons to stay here

Guests who stayed here rated the facilities above 98% of other accommodations in the city.
This ryokan scores higher than 98% of the city's accommodations for cleanliness.
It's hard to beat the room comfort here, which is rated higher than 99% of other accommodations in Yamagata.

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Amenities and facilities

Exceptional
Facilities

9.3

Languages spoken
  • English
  • Japanese
Internet access
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Internet
  • Wi-Fi in public areas
Things to do, ways to relax
  • Canoeing
  • Garden
  • Golf course [on-site]
  • Hiking
  • Massage
  • Skiing
  • Spa
  • Spa/sauna
  • Tennis court
  • Ticket services
  • Tours
Dining, drinking, and snacking
  • Bar
  • Coffee shop
  • Restaurants
  • Room service
  • Vending machine
Swimming & soaking
  • Hot spring bath
Services and conveniences
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Gift/souvenir shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Shops
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoking area
  • Xerox/fax in business center
For the kids
  • Family room
Land sports
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
Access
  • Pets allowed
Getting around
  • Car park [free of charge]
  • Car park [on-site]
  • Shuttle service
Sports equipment rental
  • Ski equipment rentals

Food and dining

Breakfast options
  • Asian

Location

1271-1 Zaoonsen, Zao, Yamagata, Japan, 990-2301
Excellent
Location

9

Airports
  • Yamagata Airport (GAJ)
    27.8 km
  • Sendai Airport (SDJ)
    46.0 km
Public transportation
  • Zao Ropeway
    330 m
  • ZAO Sky Cable
    1.2 km
Hospital or clinic
  • Kaminoyama Hospital
    7.9 km
Cash withdrawal
  • ATM
    750 m

What's nearby

Popular landmarks
  • Yamagata Zao Onsen Ski Resort
    3.0 km
  • Frost Covered Trees of Zao
    3.6 km
  • Kajo Central
    11.3 km
  • Bunshokan
    11.4 km
  • Mogami Yoshiaki Historical Museum
    11.5 km
  • Yamagata Kyodokan
    11.6 km
  • Yamagata castle
    11.7 km
  • Kajo Park
    11.7 km
  • Yamadera Basho Museum
    17.0 km
  • Risshaku-ji Temple
    17.4 km
Nearby landmarks
  • Yokokura Pair Ski Lift
    300 m
  • Zao Ropeway
    330 m
  • Yunohana Chaya Shinzaemon no Yu
    460 m
  • Zao Chuo Rope Way
    530 m
  • Nakamori Ski Lift
    560 m
  • Astraea Ski Lift 1
    610 m
  • ZAO Center Plaza
    620 m
  • Zao Souvenir Center Marushichi
    650 m
  • Zao Onsen
    680 m
  • Zao Onsen Ski Resort
    690 m
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.

Property policies

Children and extra beds

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

All children are welcome.

Others
  • Guests who reserved a room with dinner must check in before 06:30 PM or dinner cannot be served and no refund provided.
  • Check-in is not possible after 07:00 PM.
  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Some helpful facts

Check-in/Check-out
  • Check-in from15:00
  • Check-in until19:00
  • Check-out until10:00
  • Reception open until18:00
Extras
  • Breakfast charge (unless included in room price)1020 JPY
The property
  • Number of floors3
  • Number of rooms 22
  • Year property opened1993
Parking
  • Daily parking fee0 JPY

Reviews of Zao Onsen Ryokan Kinosato from real guests

Provided by verified guests of Agoda
9.3
Exceptional
Room comfort and quality10.0
Service9.8
Cleanliness9.5
Facilities9.3
Value for money9.2
Location9.0
High score for Yamagata
Rating
9+ Exceptional (59)
8-9 Excellent (6)
7-8 Very Good (4)
6-7 Good (0)
<6 Below Expectation (1)

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10.0
Exceptional
Wei from Malaysia
Group
Japanese Style Superior Room
Stayed 1 night in December 2022

everything is great”

the staff is helpful, onsen is comfortable with snow view, scenery from room is awesome, food is also with great presentation, and room is clean. i have email the hotel to ask for pickup from bus station and they did picked us up. they also fetch us to the ropeway entrance. everything is above expectation and totally value for money.

Reviewed April 24, 2023
10.0
Exceptional
Yeung from Hong Kong SAR, China
Group
Japanese Style Superior Room
Stayed 1 night in January 2023

Will definitely come here again!”

The staff here are very caring. They offered the best service to the customers and made you feel like home. The welcome dessert & tea, the good-bye candies etc were the parts that impressed me the most. The dinner and lunch were amazing. They used premium amenities and the room was neat and tidy.

Reviewed January 12, 2023
10.0
Exceptional
Ivy from Hong Kong SAR, China
Couple
Japanese Style Superior Room
Stayed 4 nights in February 2023

a wonderful stay”

Ryoken is so good in location, room is clean, meal is delicious, staffs are so helpful and good in English !

Reviewed February 20, 2023
10.0
Exceptional
Thanawang from Thailand
Family with teens
Japanese-Style Room
Stayed 1 night in April 2023

the best”

Outstanding service, delicious food and friendly and good-manner staffs

Reviewed April 21, 2023
10.0
Exceptional
Tsz from Hong Kong SAR, China
Couple
Japanese-Style Room
Stayed 1 night in February 2023

very nice stay”

good service cozy room nice food great location very warm welcome and good facility

Reviewed March 06, 2023
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