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Gosho no Yu

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Hot Springs on a cold chilly day

Kinosaki Onsen Town is famous for it’s 7 Hot Springs bath. We visited Goshono-yu, also known as the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Go_See_Write_000
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Hong Kong, China
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Favorite in Japan

This was the nicest onsen in Kinosaki- male and female experiences. We visited all seven public... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Yokeko
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Anacortes, Washington
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kinosaki Onsen Town is famous for it’s 7 Hot Springs bath. We visited Goshono-yu, also known as the “Water of Beauty”, brings luck in love and protects you against fires. No inside photos available as photography is strictly prohibited for keeping the sanctity. Japanese onsens,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

No 5 on the list of the onsen map The newest of the 7 onsen Renovated in 2005 Has one indoor onsen which is hotter than the outdoor onsen. The outdoor onsen has a cascading waterfall which provide soothing sound .The steam room was not...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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VisitKinosaki, Owner at Gosho no Yu, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Dear Happy258, We apologize for the late reply. Thank you very much for your feedback. We are sorry to hear that you couldn’t enjoy Gosho-no-yu. It is a very popular bath, so as you said, time is important. Receiving your review, we will try to...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This was the nicest onsen in Kinosaki- male and female experiences. We visited all seven public onsens and were very happy that this one was our last stop. It is the newest onsen in town. The dressing room is a little small but has soft...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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VisitKinosaki, Owner at Gosho no Yu, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Dear Yokeko, Apologize for the late reply. We highly appreciate you taking time to visit all seven public baths in Kinosaki Onsen. Each is believed to bring blessings such as fortune in business/study/marriage/family, longevity, fertility, and protection from traffic accidents or fires. By visiting all,...More

Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

This onsen is a highlight in my life , to sit in the outside onsen looking at a three story waterfall with snow falling around me and gathering on the rocks and trees is just unforgettable . Stunning .More

Date of experience: January 2018
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VisitKinosaki, Owner at Gosho no Yu, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Dear Paul W, Apologize for the late reply. Thank you very much for your kind words about Gosho-no-yu. Reading your feedback, the scene appears before my eyes. It must be so beautiful. I hope this trip to Kinosaki Onsen will last in your memories. I...More

Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

This is indeed, as many reviewera say, the best onsen in town. They have lovely rotenburos (outdoor baths) (women and men) and they switch daily. So you might want to visit two diferent days during your stay in Kinosaki Onsen. Very clean and spacious, so...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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VisitKinosaki, Owner at Gosho no Yu, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Dear PanamanianWanderlust, We apologize for the late reply. Thank you very much for your time and comment. We are very glad to know that you found your favorite onsen among the seven in Kinosaki. The staff takes care so that each onsen is always kept...More

Reviewed 26 November 2017

Definitely the best onsen in kinosaki as rated by some travellers previously. It's exterior is beautifully lanscaped, a nice indoor pool and a beautifully crafted outdoor pool that let's you enjoy a view of a waterfall.More

Date of experience: November 2017
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VisitKinosaki, Owner at Gosho no Yu, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Dear Johnathan T, Apologizes for the late reply. Thank you very much for your kind words about Gosyo-no-yu. It is one of the most popular public baths among the seven of the town. We are very glad to know you visited it. We hope to...More

Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Gosho no Yu is best of best in kionosaki onsen(hot spring). The inside bath is was big and the water was good and hot. The deep area of the bath was great, having jets of water to massage your back. The outside bath is very...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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VisitKinosaki, Owner at Gosho no Yu, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Dear babymonster2475, Thank you very much for your kind words about Gosyo-no-yu. We are glad to know you relaxed to the sounds of the waterfall and you found onsen experience beautiful. Gosho-no-yu is very popular among both tourists and the inhabitants of Kinosaki. We look...More

Reviewed 3 May 2017

Be sure to walk all the way to the back to see spring water falling as waterfalls from the hill behind. I went to 4 onsens while in Kinosaki and found the outdoor bath here to be the best. Despite the largest size of all...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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VisitKinosaki, Owner at Gosho no Yu, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Dear MontfortOaks, Apologizes for the late reply. We appreciate your comment. Thank you very much for choosing to visit Kinosaki Onsen. With its elaborate architecture, an outdoor bath surrounded by nature and a spacious interior bath, Gosho-no-yu is very popular among both tourists and the...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017

Enjoyed this onsen alot. Space was good. The indoor onsen was a rather big and comfortable, there is also a granite water bench which was a lovely touch. The outdoor waterfall onsen was great. Lovely, especially during a cold winter night. Steam sauna available also...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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VisitKinosaki, Owner at Gosho no Yu, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Dear AliciaCLPhang, Thank you very much for your comment. With its elaborate architecture, its spacious indoor bath, its outdoor bath featuring a waterfall and the bench which has hot water running over it, Gosho-no-yu is one of the most popular public baths among the seven...More

Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice onsen, both indoor and out. Everything very neat, good facilities and good for photos in entry area and outside the entrance.More

Date of experience: December 2016
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VisitKinosaki, Owner at Gosho no Yu, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2017

Dear acash2016, Thank you very much for your kind words about Gosho-no-yu. With its elaborate architecture, an outdoor bath surrounded by nature and a spacious interior bath, Gosho-no-yu is one of the most popular public bath houses in Kinosaki Onsen. We are glad to know...More

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Cronosm C
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Response from PanamanianWanderlust | Reviewed this property |
If you're staying in a ryokan, they will probably give you a pass.
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Response from babymonster2475 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, There is no private outdoor bath in Gosho no yu. Gosho no yu have only public outdoor bath. If you prefer a private bath, I recommend you to stay in Ryokan. In Ryokan, there's a room with a private outdoor bath.
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