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About us

About us

This is the oldest hotel in Shima Onsen. It has been in operation for 14 generations since the 1600s. It is a pure Japanese-style hotel with a thatched roof entrance of traditional Japanese architecture. You can stay in various rooms, including rooms with hot spring baths and Japanese-style rooms with beds.

A scene that varies from season to season
Shima Onsen with a rich history

Shima Onsen in Gunma prefecture is surrounded by rich nature. Shima Tamura is a hot spring hotel that has prospered as a therapeutic hot spring since ancient times and continues to be loved even today. You can spend a moment of healing away from the usual day

Transportation Information

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Transportation Information

Onsen

Shima Tamura is home to one of the largest hot springs in the Kanto region, with a capacity of 1,600 liters per minute.
You can enjoy six different types of baths and one private bath (for a fee).

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  • Open-air bath Mori no Kodama

    Open-air bath
    Mori no Kodama

  • Communal bath Iraka no Yu

    Communal bath
    Iraka no Yu

  • Bath of illusion Ryugu

    Bath of illusion
    Ryugu

  • Cypress bath Gomuso no Yu

    Cypress bath
    Gomuso no Yu

  • Open-air garden bath Ouketsu

    Open-air garden bath
    Ouketsu

  • Bath of beautiful skin Iwane no Yu

    Bath of beautiful skin
    Iwane no Yu

  • Private bath Crysta

    Private bath
    Crysta

01Open-air bath Mori no Kodama

Mori no Kodama

02Communal bath Iraka no Yu

Iraka no Yu

03Bath of illusion Ryugu

Ryugu

04Cypress bath Gomuso no Yu

Gomuso no Yu

05Open-air garden bath Ouketsu

Ouketsu

06Bath of beautiful skin Iwane no Yu

Iwane no Yu

07Private bath Crysta

Crysta

Cuisine

Shima Tamura's kaiseki cuisine (a multiple-course meal) is prepared by considering the four seasons, the weather, and even the guests' tastes and physical condition. According to the season, we use ingredients that are unique to this region and deliciously serve them.

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Cuisine

Dinner

At Shima Tamura, we offer a Kaiseki dish (a multiple-course meal) that can only be enjoyed in the season. Our professional chefs are dedicated to creating dishes by hand to bring out the savoriness of seasonal delicacies from the selection of each ingredient. Aperitifs are also served using ingredients that feel the four seasons.

Dinner

Dinner

Dinner

Breakfast

Koshihikari rice produced in Gunma Prefecture is soaked overnight in Tamura's spring water and cooked a monthly change porridge. The porridge is served with a variety of tasty Obanzai (Japanese dishes). We have prepared a place where you can freely enjoy your breakfast arranged by yourself.

Breakfast

Rooms

The Premium Mokuyokan is a place to relax and enjoy a luxurious moment with a view of the mountains.
The Suiyokan, with its spacious windows and calm and pure Japanese-style building, offers a view of the mountains of Shima.
The Kinyokan retains its history and tradition. We hope you will enjoy the three different styles of buildings.

  • Mokkuyokan
  • Suiyokan
  • Kinyokan
  • With cypress bath (overlooking a mountain stream)

    With cypress bath
    [overlooking a mountain stream]

    Area size 12,5 tatami mats (about 19.34 square meters) + 4,5 tatami mats (about 6.98 square meters)
    Capacity 8 guests

    Japanese-style room with cypress bath

    Japanese-style room
    with cypress bath

    Area size 10 tatami mats (about 15.47 square meters) or 16 tatami mats (about 24.76 square meters)
    Capacity 5 guests or 6 guests

    Western-style room with cypress bath

    Western-style room
    with cypress bath

    Area size 16 tatami mats (about 24.76 square meters)
    Capacity 2 guests

    a duplex style

    a duplex style

    Area size 10 tatami mats (about 15.47 square meters) or 14 tatami mats (about 21.69 square meters) + Western-style room (twin beds)
    Capacity 7 guests

    16 tatami mat Japanese style room (about 24.76 square meters)

    16 tatami mat Japanese style room (about 24.76 square meters)

    Area size 16 tatami mats (about 24.76 square meters)
    Capacity 6 guests
  • a duplex style

    a duplex style

    Area size 14 tatami mats (about 21.69 square meters) +a duplex type (Western-style room)
    Capacity 8 guests

    With cypress bath

    With cypress bath

    Area size Japanese-style room 15 tatami mats (about 23.21 square meters) with bath and toilet
    Capacity 6 guests

    Standard 15 tatami mat room (about 23.21 square meters)

    Standard 15 tatami mat room (about 23.21 square meters)

    Area size 15 tatami mats (about 23.21 square meters)
    Capacity 6 guests
  • Special room

    Special room

    Area size 8 tatami mats (about 12.4 square meters) + 6 tatami mats (about 9.29 square meters) with porch
    Capacity 6 guests

    Room with stone bath and hot spring

    Room with stone bath
    and hot spring
    (not circulation system)

    Area size 15 tatami mats (about 15.47 square meters)
    Capacity 5 guests

    Standard room

    Standard room

    Area size 8 tatami mats (about 12.4 square meters) or 10 tatami mats (about 15.47 square meters)
    Capacity 4 guests or 5 guests

    *Some rooms at the Kinyokan do not have a bathtub.

Facilities

Sakura Pool

Sakura Pool

Footbath

Footbath

A place for drinking spring water

A place for drinking spring water

Lounge Kotemari

Lounge Kotemari

Esthetic Salon

Esthetic Salon

Lobby

Lobby

Japanese-style restaurant ‟Yamazakura”

Japanese-style restaurant ‟Yamazakura”

Dining hall ‟Yutopia”

Dining hall ‟Yutopia”

Access

Coming by train

Coming by train

From Tokyo

Ueno Station

New Limited Express Kusatsu

JR Nakanojo

Approx. 40 minutes by bus
Approx. 25 minutes by cab

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From Niigata

Niigata Station

Joetsu Shinkansen (Bullet Train)

Takasaki station

Agatsuma Line via Shibukawa Approx. 40 minutes

JR Nakanojo

Approx. 40 minutes by bus
Approx. 25 minutes by cab

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Coming by bus

Coming by bus

From Shinjuku

Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal

Bus Joshu Yumeguri Go (JR Bus Kanto)
Approx. 105 minutes

JR Nakanojo

Kanetsu Koutsu Bus Approx. 40 minutes

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  • The "Bus Jyoshu Yumeguri Go" from Shinjuku is the last stop at Nakanojo Station.
  • Please note that there is no pick-up service from Nakanojo Station.
  • Please use the Kanetsu Kotsu route bus from Nakanojo Station to us (the nearest stop: Shima Onsen).
  • Please check the Kanetsu Kotsu website for timetables.
  • Sorry. We do not make reservations for buses. Please make it by yourself.

Coming by bus

From Saitama

A bus departs from Ageo Station West Exit at 9:35 am

Bus Shima Onsen Go (Kanetsu Kotsu)
Approx. 105 minutes

A bus departs from Kawagoe Station West Exit (in front of Jiyu Hiroba) at 11:00 am

Bus Shima Onsen Go via Ikaho (Kanetsu Kotsu)
Approx. 105 minutes [ Arrive at 13:00 ]

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  • Sorry. We do not make reservations for buses. Please make your arrangements by yourself.

Direct bus information

You can take the direct bus "Bus Shima Onsen Go" from Tokyo Station to Shim Tamura. We also offer a special accommodation plan that includes a direct bus (round trip) from Tokyo Station (Yaesu Street) and accommodation.

Bus stops

Direct bus Shima Onsen Go  About 300 minutes

Timetable

  Bus stops All year round Additional service in winter and spring
To Shima Onsen Departing from Yaesu Street, Tokyo Station 9:00 10:40
Arriving at Shima Onsen 12:30 14:25
To Tokyo Departing from
Shima Onsen
13:45 10:45
Arriving at Tokyo Station 17:30 14:45

Fare

Adult 5,500 yen round trip (3,500 yen one way)
Child (elementary school student) 2,750 yen round trip (1,750 yen one way)

Imformation

  • 15:00

    check-in
    15:00(Last check-in 19:00)

  • 11:00

    check-out
    11:00

  • Wi-Wi-Fi available

    Wi-Fi available
    in the lobby

  • Credit cards

    Credit cards
    accepted

Facilities Tea Lounge / Bar Lounge / Karaoke Room / Karaoke Salon / Banquet Hall / Meeting Room / Communal Bath / Open-air Bath / Salon / Non-Smoking Room / Shop / Vending Machine / Coin Laundry (for a fee) / Esthetic Salon / Swimming Pool (summer only) / Table Tennis / Room Service / Massage Service / Wake-up Call / courier service / Parking lot / Wi-Fi available in the lobby
Cards VISA / JCB / Diner's Club / UC / DC / NICOS / Master Card / CF / ORICO

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