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Wonderful and Rare Onsen.

My brother and I stayed one night just after new year. I wanted to go there and try the milky... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2017
The Best Onsen

This Onsen is located deep in the mountains of the Tohoku region. and you will appreciate its quiet... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2016
Bangkok, Thailand
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
30 Jan 2017
“Wonderful and Rare Onsen.”
23 Mar 2016
“The Best Onsen”
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50 Tazawako Tazawa, Semboku 014-1204, Akita Prefecture
+81 187-46-2139
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

My brother and I stayed one night just after new year. I wanted to go there and try the milky onsen, and we were not let down. Tsuru-no-yu is set in a beach forest away from any town and at that time of the year,...More

2  Thank Kashiwaben
Reviewed 24 March 2016

This Onsen is located deep in the mountains of the Tohoku region. and you will appreciate its quiet atmosphere. The spacious outdoor hot spring is surrounded by nature. Enjoy the gorgeous snow view. I traveled to this onsen on Friday 10/03/2016

1  Thank PIndingo
Reviewed 23 October 2015

My Japanese friend highly recommended staying at Tsurunoyu Onsen when visiting Nyuto Onsen but it was fully booked. Nonetheless, I booked one of the other onsens to stay (Ogama Onsen, awful. I wrote it in another review). I bought the Onsen Hopping Passport which gave...More

9  Thank neminskii
Reviewed 17 July 2014

I visited here in December 2013 with my friend. Snow was all around and it made our trip more wonderful. Although the manager and staff can't speak English and so do my poor Japanese, everything was great !!! I did love the simplified dinner and...More

3  Thank ChunPanda
Reviewed 30 January 2014

I'd read bits about Tsurunoyu Onsen on the net and whatever I read about this one was very positive. Infact I'd also read that one needs to make bookings 6 months in advance. But that did not deter me, nor the fact that I do...More

10  Thank Sunil561
Reviewed 29 December 2012

I haven't been to many onsens, but this is the most traditional onsen I've been to so far. It's in the middle of nowhere (that's not a bug, that's a feature), so you can see the snowy landscape around you while you're in the onsen....More

4  Thank Andrew_Grimm
Reviewed 25 October 2012

Our first experience with an onset and we choose this one as it had a mixed one, so we could experience it together. Not a lot of English spoken so a bit confusing at first but we got through. They send a shuttle to pick...More

7  Thank BrisbaneRaewyn
Reviewed 22 May 2012

Tsuruyonyu Onsen is the most famous Onsen lodge in Nyuto Onsen village. It has many traditional hot springs with beautiful old buildings. But it has become too famous now and sometimes it is too crowded.

1  Thank YMTM
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