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Shirogane Onsenkyo Mori no Ryotei Biei Hot Spring Hotel

A Japanese-style hotel characterized by the forest surroundings of Biei Shirogane and warm hospitality.
The scent of the wood from which the hotel's sukiyazukuri-style building (a residential genre influenced by teahouse architecture) is made and the hotel's free-flowing natural hot spring water are ideal for rest and relaxation.
The Mori no Ryotei Biei Hot Spring Hotel places high value on this quintessentially Japanese experience.
This cozy 17-room hideaway provides pleasant spaces where guests can relax and escape from the everyday chaos of daily life.
Enjoy a luxurious experience with someone special in these quiet forest surroundings that change with Biei's seasons.

Facility overview
Address: Shirogane 10522-1, Biei-cho, Kamikawa-gun, Hokkaido, 071-0235
Tel.: +81-166-68-1500
Fax: +81-166-68-1502
E-mail: 005@r-resort.com
Site area: 7,319 m2 (including Stroll Forest and pathways)
Architecture: two-story Japanese sukiyazukuri-style building
17 guestrooms (capacity: 52 people)

Guestrooms

The first class rooms with hot spring open-air bath (5, annex)
These are single-story stand-alone sukiyazukuri-style units. Each includes an exclusive approach, a basin and a hot spring open-air bath with a separate washing space. Visitors have a choice of either 1) rooms featuring tatami-mat and wooden floor spaces with two low beds, or 2) pure Japanese-style rooms with a 10-tatami-mat space and futons (Japanese floor mattresses). Rooms are 10 - 13 tatami mats in size (capacity: 3 people; a futon is provided for the third guest).
The second class rooms with hot spring open-air bath (7, main building)
These rooms are situated on the first and second floors of the hotel's authentic sukiyazukuri-style wooden building. Each includes a hot spring open-air bath with a separate washing space and an apre`s-bath balcony. The bathtub is made of Japanese cypress and has the fresh aroma of wood. Guests can really make themselves at home here. The Japanese-style rooms have tatami-mat and wooden floor spaces. Rooms are 11 - 14 tatami mats in size (capacity: 3 people; a futon is provided for the third guest).
The third class rooms (3, main building)
These rooms have a 6-tatami-mat space and a wooden floor space equivalent to 8 tatami mats in area. Four legless chairs are provided for the ultimate in comfort. Rooms are 14 tatami mats in size and suitable for four people, making them ideal for families and groups. There is no hot spring bath in room.
The fourth class rooms (2, main building)
These modern Japanese-style twin rooms feature a separate bath and toilet and two low beds on a wooden floor equivalent to 10 tatami mats in area. They are ideal for couples. There is no hot spring bath in room.
  • All rooms are air-conditioned. Humidifiers and air cleaner are also available.
  • Smoking is prohibited in all rooms. Guests may smoke in designated areas.
  • Check-in: 15:00; check-out: 11:00

Cuisine

The hotel's cuisine focuses exclusively on the local freshest seasonal ingredients from Hokkaido.

  • The first class course (general representation only)
    Appetizer, hors d'oeuvre, soup, sashimi, simmered dish, meat dish, grilled dish, seasonal dish, vinegared dish, rice, dessert
  • The second class course (general representation only)
    Appetizer, hors d'oeuvre, soup, sashimi, simmered dish, grilled dish, meat dish, seasonal dish, rice, dessert
  • Dinner and breakfast are provided at the restaurant (chair/table seating).
  • Food is served in the kaiseki course style, in which hot or fresh dishes are brought one by one (not served in guestrooms).
  • Guests should advise of any food allergies at the time of booking; every effort will be made to cater to such needs wherever possible.

Basic charges

Accommodation charge per adult for one night with 2 meals (including service charge, and consumption tax)

First class rooms
with hot spring
open-air bath (5 rooms)

Second class rooms
with hot spring
open-air bath (7rooms)

Third class
rooms (3 rooms)

Fourth class
rooms (2 rooms)

Rooms for 2 people
On-season charge (the end of Apr. -- Oct.)

35,200yen

29,150yen

24,200yen

22,000yen

Rooms for 2 people
Off-season charge (Nov. -- Apr.)

35,200yen

26,950yen

22,000yen

19,800yen

Rooms for 3 people
On-season charge (the end of Apr. -- Oct.)

33,550yen

27,500yen

22,550yen

 

Rooms for 3 people
Off-season charge (Nov. -- Apr.)

33,550yen

25,300yen

20,350yen

 

Rooms for 4 people
On-season charge (the end of Apr. -- Oct.)

 

 

20,900yen

 

Rooms for 4 people
Off-season charge (Nov. -- Apr.)

 

 

18,700yen

 

  • A 150-yen bathing tax applies for each adult per night.
  • Special prices apply for July, August and the year-end, New Year holidays. Please inquire for more information.

Cancellation

Charges for cancellations or booking changes apply as follows:

From 7 days to 2 days before arrival date

1 day before arrival date

Day of accommodation or no show

20%

50%

100%

  • Payment can be made in cash or by credit card (JCB, Visa, MasterCard, Amex, UFJ Nicos, others).

Hot spring

Spring elements: sodium, calcium, magnesium sulfate, chloride Shirogane's hot spring water has long been said to support remarkably mobility recovery, and is recognized as especially effective against neuralgia, arteriosclerosis, skin disease, constipation and other ailments.

  • Large communal baths and open-air baths: free-flowing hot spring water (Extra hot water may be added, and bath water may be heated for temperature adjustment.)
  • Guestroom open-air baths: free-flowing hot spring water (Extra hot water may be added, and bath water may be heated for temperature adjustment.)

Large gender-segregated communal baths: large and small indoor baths, open-air baths, open-air ceramic baths.

  • Closed on Monday (or Tuesday if Monday is a national holiday)
  • Smoking is prohibited throughout the facility except in designated areas.
  • Large communal baths (gender-segregated with saunas), open-air bath (gender-segregated), shop, Mori no Bo restaurant, 2 smoking decks

Parking capacity: approx. 17 cars, 2 large/mid-sized buses

Access

By road
  • Approx. 25 min. from JR Biei Station Approx. 60 min. from Asahiyama Zoo
  • Approx. 40 min. from Asahikawa Airport Approx. 60 min. from Furano
  • Approx. 60 min. from Asahikawa Station Approx. 3 hr. from Sapporo
When using public transportation:
  • Regular route-bus services (Dohoku Bus) from JR train stations are recommended.
  • Approx. 1 h 17 min. from Asahikawa Sta.
  • Approx. 26 min from Biei Sta.
  • A 2-min. walk from the Shirogane Onsen Hoyo Center-mae bus
  • A free shuttle service available to and from JR Biei Sta. Reservations are required at least three days before arrival. Please inquire about pick-up times, as the vehicle allocation times are determined in advance. Please note that the pick-up service may not be available in some cases, due to prior reservations or other circumstances.