A chic hot spring inn resembling a classic mansion. The entrance is set back from the hustle and bustle of the main street, making it surprisingly quiet.
Dinner and breakfast included
The Otani River's Taiko Bridge and lines of weeping willows create trademark views of Kinosaki Onsen's streets. We are found on the south side of the river on the corner. Our name, Gonzaemon, and good standings have stayed with us since we our foundation in the hot spring town dating all the way back to the Edo Period.
Our inn is a quiet refuge set back from the hustle and bustle of the main street.
Seasonal ingredients are used in the cooking for our original banquets. The main menu is changed monthly. Dishes from April to October are based around the tastes of the seasons during this time. From November to March the main used in the dishes is freshly caught crab. This time of the year Kinosaki is famous for its crab season.
The guest rooms are simple and calming traditional Japanese style rooms. Gonzaemon is a chic hot spring inn resembling a classic mansion, indeed typical of Kinosaki.
Deluxe crab cuisine feast (November to March)
**Plan Details** -Dinner: Get your fill of crab this winter! The amount of crab served in this plan comes to about 2.5 crabs per guest in a variety of dishes. Crab sashimi, Crab hot pot, Boiled crab, Bamboo charcoal grilled crab, Steamed crab egg custard, Crab rice, Crab miso soup. Afterwards, finish things up with our crab zosui (rice soup). Also includes an aperitif, appetizer, pickled vegetables and fruit. -Breakfast: Breakfast uses a variety of local Tajima ingredients. Tofu, Japanese omelet, Sliced konjac, Locally dried fish, Vegetable salad, Miso soup, Rice, Pickled vegetables. * The menu is subject to change. *Take your time and relax at Gonzaemon in our Japanese-style rooms. * We take pride in our cuisine. Each dish is served one by one as they are prepared to ensure customer satisfaction. * Our ryokan is very close to Yanagi-Yu. Ichino-Yu and Jizou-Yu are 5 minutes away on foot. We will provide you with a free pass so please feel free to use the public hot springs as many times as you wish. * Hot spring tax (JPY 150) and hot spring fee (JPY 210) are not included in the listed price. * All rooms include restrooms and hair dryers. * Amenities for both men and women are provided in our ryokan's large hot spring baths. * Free parking is available.