Lamp no Yado Aoni onsen is a Ryokan in a deep mountain.You may feel like you're in a small village. A river flows through the site surrounded by mountains, and is surrounded by quiet and calm atmosphere. You can also enjoy the mountain and river views from your rooms. The starry sky should be beautiful beyond your imagination. You can enjoy 4 different types of public baths including a open-air bath.
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No electricity, No cellphone signal and No Wi-Fi at this Ryokan.
There is no electricity throughout the building. At night, the property lights up using only lamp lights. PCs and smartphones cannot be used because there is no cellular or Wi-Fi signal. Rooms do not have a TV or outlet. There is no shower in the bath. There are no dryers at the dressing room.
Aoni Onsen is in the deep mountains of nature. There are insects from spring to autumn. There are small animals such as frogs. It may appears in your room and in the open-air bath. We look forward to your visit to enjoy your stay in the mountains, even if you have small troubles.
Winter is snowy and you can't come by private car. Please take the free Aoni shuttle bus that departs and arrives at the “Nijinoko Park” parking lot.
# About accommodation plans
The room rate includes two meals, dinner and breakfast. Taxes are also included. You can make a reservation from one person.
# About the room
Japanese-style tatami room in a traditional wooden building. Capacity per room is 4 people. Bedding will be prepared for each person.
# About meals
Traditional Japanese-cuisine is provided for both dinner and breakfast. Char grilled with salt and mountain vegetables are served for a healthy dinner, while a Japanese-style set meal is offered for breakfast.
Time : Dinner 6 pm~ / Breakfast 7:30 am~
Venue : The hall with the lamp lit(the same venue as other customers).
* If you are allergic, please let us know in advance.
# About bath(ONSEN)
There are 4 different types of public baths including a open-air bath.
*The open-air bath is for all genders. There are times when only women can take the open-air bath.
■Kuroishi Onsenkyo (Aoni Onsen) is the western gateway to Mt.Hakkoda.
- Hakkoda Ropeway : 60 minutes by car
- Jogakura Ohashi : 50 minutes by car
- Sukayu hot spring : 60 minutes by car
- Oirase Stream : 60 minutes by car
- Lake Towada : 60 minutes by car
■ Recommended Route 102 to Lake Towada
- Lake Towada : 60 minutes by car
- Nijinoko Park : 20 minutes by car
■ Good access to HIROSAKI
- Hirosaki Castle : 70 minutes by car
- Tambo (Rice field) Art : 50 minutes by car
■ Highlights in Kuroishi Onsen
- Tsugaru Kokeshi Museum: 25 minutes by car
A kokeshi museum where you can see kokeshi throughout Japan. There is also a Kokeshi painting experience taught by craftsmen (Kokeshi craftsmen).
- Tsugaru Traditional Crafts Center : 25 minutes by car
You can buy souvenirs including traditional crafts from Tsugaru district in Aomori prefecture. You can also experience traditional crafts such as Tsugaru-nuri.
- Nakano Momijiyama : 25 minutes by car
Famous spots of autumn leaves. It is full of many people during the autumn season.
● BY CAR
- 35 minutes from Kuroishi IC on Tohoku Expressway
- 70 minutes from Aomori Airport
- 60 minutes from Shin-Aomori Station (using Tohoku Expressway), 80 minutes (local road)
※ Free Parking is available.
● BY TRAIN
The Konan Railway Konan Line runs from Hirosaki Station. 30 minutes from Hirosaki Station to Kuroishi Station
- 45 minutes by taxi from Kuroishi Station
● BY BUS
Buses run from Konan Railway Kuroishi Station. Take the bus bound for “Nijinoko Park”, and take the Aoni shuttle bus from “Nijinoko Park”.
● FREE SHUTTLE (Aoni shuttle bus)
Please let us know in advance which bus you will be boarding.
- April 1-November 30
Departure from NIjinoko Park 15:00 ・ 16:00
-December 1-March 31
Departure from NIjinoko Park 14:00 ・ 15:00 ・ 16:00
# RENTAL CARS & TAXI
If you want to hire a car in Japan, the following documents will be required.
２．International Driving Permit（IDP）
◆ How to get IDP？
International Driving Permits are generally issued by the national automobile association in your country.
◆ If you need more information about car rental, please refer to the JNTO website.
Also, you can take a taxi from Aomori airport at a flat rate with this app.