Since 1868, Yunosuke’s Hotel Chorakuen has been located in the center of the Tamatsukuri Onsen Spa area with its 1,300-year history.
Legend has it that men and women, young and old alike, visited here, and the area was like a busy market. We have been maintaining the Hot Springs of the Gods to revive the festivity of the ancient spa and offer you a peaceful retreat.
The largest open-air hot-spring mixed bath in Japan.
Fabulous Japanese kaiseki cuisine expressing the seasons in its dishes.
A variety of authentic Japanese-style guest rooms.
Japanese-style garden of 33,000 square meters.
We value the tradition of hospitality of Japanese-style inn.
As the name—Yunosuke’s Hotel—shows, we are the descendants of Yunosuke, a manager of the hot spring of the Tamatsukuri Onsen Spa in the Edo period, and have been maintaining it since then.
The history of Chorakuen is the history of the Tamatsukuri Onsen Spa.
Enjoy the traditional room, hot springs, and food of Japan; relax in yukata; and enjoy your stay here.
According to Izumo Fudoki, a record of the culture and geography of the province written in 733, if you take a bath once, you’ll have beautiful skin and if you take a bath twice, you’ll recover from illness. Everyone experiences an effect. People call it a Hot Spring of the God.
Ryugu-no-yu is a huge open-air bath completed in 1909, where fresh hot-spring water is always supplied. This is the largest hot-spring mixed bath facility in Japan.
Kasen is an open-air bath for women and Keisen is for men. Special guest rooms have dedicated open-air baths.
If you visit Tamatsukuri Onsen Spa, unwind in the baths of Chorakuen.
Although most of the guest rooms in Chorakuen are authentic Japanese style, we still have a variety of room types: some are Japanese/Western style with beds and some are special rooms with a dedicated open-air bath or garden.
Hot spring water is supplied to all baths in guest rooms.
Guests will enjoy traditional Japanese beauty in every guest room.
Complementary Japanese tea and cakes are served.
Enjoy your special day here.
We cook and offer seasonal specialties of Shimane—crabs (from November to March), rosy sea bass, Shimane wagyu beef, and shijimi clams nourished in Lake Shinji.
These dishes are a perfect match to Japanese sake.
The hotel is certified as Shimane’s Local Cuisine Restaurant by the Shimane prefectural office. This is a title awarded to restaurants that can offer the taste of Shimane using local products.
Mitsuo Itohara, the head chef, plays a leading role in preparing dishes for guests.
We make every effort to offer delicious yet healthy food using local products.
Chorakuen has a circuit-style Japanese garden of 33,000 square meters. The garden is colored green by plants and the hundreds of species of trees and changes hues with the transition of the seasons.
The facility is highly ranked in the Japanese Garden Journal published in the U.S.A.
After enjoying a hot spring, wear yukata, and geta (Japanese sandals) and rest in a gazebo in front of the pond.
Izumo Grand Shrine is one of the most ancient and important Shinto shrines in Japan, which is famous as the God of marriage.
Other tourist spots include Matsue Castle on the north of Lake Shinji; Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine, a world heritage site and the largest silver mine in Japan; Adachi Museum of Art, the exhibits of which are selected from the masterpieces of Japanese art; and Mizuki Shigeru Road, where bronze statues of Manga characters, including the famous GeGeGe no Kitaro, welcome visitors.
With many places of interest in the east and west, Chorakuen is situated in an ideal location for sightseeing.
|Check-in||15:00 (18:00 at the latest)|
|Parking||Free parking available|
|Courtesy bus available||Between JR Tamatsukuri Onsen Station and Chorakuen.
From station to hotel: between 15:30 and 18:30.
From hotel to station: between 7:30 and 10:30.
*The service is on a request basis. Inform the hotel of the time and the number of passengers the day before arrival.
*Please note that the arrival of the bus may be delayed for unavoidable reasons.
*If you are late by more than 10 minutes, you may be assigned to the next service.
|Guest rooms||62 Japanese-style rooms (including two special rooms with private open-air bath)
Five hybrid-style (Japanese/Western) rooms (2 junior suites and 3 cottages)
|Standard equipment||television, air-conditioning, refrigerator (no complementary drinks), safe, bath (with some exceptions),
toilet with bidet functions, and telephone
*Some exceptions depending on the room type.
|Public bath (hot spring)||Large public bath, open-air bath, and time-reserved bath (may be reserved at additional charge for private bathing)|
|Internet||Wi-Fi is available in the lobby on the first floor.|
|Credit card||JCB, VISA, AMEX, UC, Master Card and Diners|
|Cancellation Policy||Upon cancellation of a reservation, the customer will be charged a cancellation fee as listed below:
Two to three days prior to the date of check-in: 30%.
Day before check-in: 50%.
Day of check-in: 100%.
No show: 100%
*Cancellations may be accepted only when the customer cancels the reservation by the procedure specified on the email or by telephone.
Call +81 0852-62-0111 if you want to cancel or change reservations via telephone.
*Some cancellations may be subject to a cancellation charge.
*Take note of the name of the hotel staff who accepted the cancellation to avoid unnecessary problems.
*We strongly recommend that cancellations or changes be made by the person who made the reservation to avoid unnecessary problems.