Hotel Akebono Onsen Ryokan

Welcome to the Hotel Akebono Onsen Hot Spring Ryokan.

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Akebono Hot Spring Hotel Entrance

The Hotel New Akebono is a traditional Japanese Inn featuring natural hot spring baths, gourmet cuisine and various spa facilities.  It’s the perfect place to relax, rejuvenate, and experience “Omotenashi” (Japanese style hospitality and customer service).

Indoor and Outdoor Natural Hot Springs Baths

Indoor and Outdoor Natural Hot Springs Baths


The main feature of our Ryokan “Japanese Inn” are the natural hot spring bathing areas featuring water from the therapeutic Tsukioka Onsen springs in Niigata. The water is believed to have anti-aging and rejuvenating properties for your body and skin!

Traditional Japanese Ryokan Style Rooms

Traditional Japanese Ryokan Style Rooms

The rooms are Traditional Japanese style with tatami straw mats, futon bedding, and modern conveniences such as flat screen tv’s and automatic bidet toilets! Your hostess will prepare your futon bedding at night. 

Gourmet Dining with Fresh Local Ingredients

Gourmet Dining with Fresh Local Ingredients


Gourmet dining is part of the Japanese Ryokan Hot Spring experience. Guests with a dinner inclusive package can also savour the lavish multi course gourmet Japanese meals prepared with the freshest local seasonal ingredients. Guests with a breakfast inclusive package can enjoy a Japanese breakfast with multiple items served in the dining room each morning.


We are conveniently located in the city of Shibata in Northern Niigata and can be used as a hub to explore the various sights and activities of the Niigata area.

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Boating, hiking, skiing, golfing, sake tasting, self pick fruit farms, visiting museums and the Shibata Castle or just a few of the sights and activities you can enjoy nearby.

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