Serai “Wooden Three Story Inn (SHOTOR TRAVEL)”
In addition to the guest room "Ayame" with a wickerwork lattice ceiling, and the tea room-style guest room "Nogiku", the exterior, interior, hot springs, and cuisine were introduced in detail. This book features three-story wooden inns from the late Taisho era to the early Showa era, when Japanese-style construction technology reached its highest level.
DeAgostini “Japanese Style Dolls’ House (88)”
The cultural assets of Kiya Ryokan were introduced as a Japanese inn. We remember that the editors were impressively knowledgeable aficionados and devoted themselves to the research.
ANA Inflight Magazine “Tsubasa no Ōkoku”
The writer of this magazine stayed at our ryokan and featured us in one of their issues. In the article, Anagura no Yu (hot air bath) was mentioned, with the explanation of perspiration leading to the beatification of skin, hormesis effect helping with a pleasant sleep, and waking up in the morning all refreshed.
ANA Inflight Magazine “Tsubasa no Ōkoku”
Mt. Mitoku and Misasa Onsen were introduced as "Japan Heritage", also as an inn of Cultural Properties. The Japan Heritage system is a system that utilizes the unique stories of regions that make use of cultural properties for tourism.
Shops recommended by JAL card
Inns with a registered tangible cultural property
This issue featured our creating an inn as we make use of the radon hot springs, as well as the whole building being cultural assets. It mentions that bathing guides, forest bathing, and yoga heal the mind and body.
Zipangu Club February issue
Our ryokan was introduced as a hot spring therapy inn where you can stay for a short period of time to promote health. Our hot spring expert was also introduced for helping the guest feel the power of hot springs.
Tabi no Techō June issue
Our ryokan was introduced as a hot spring inn with the in-house spring source. Rakusen no Yu, free-flowing hot spring, as well as the guest rooms, interiors, and our seasonal cuisines were featured.
Tabi no Techō September issue
Kiya Ryokan was introduced as a must-visit hot spring. Writer Chikako Nozoe said, "I want to tell everyone how wonderful this hot spring is." Thank you very much.
Ryoko Yomiuri “Onsen no Chikara June issue”
We were introduced as a hot spring inn with world-class radium springs gushing out directly from the underground of the ryokan. Drinking hot springs, hot air baths, soaking, guest rooms, halls, cuisine, and our bathing expert were featured.
Nikkei Shinbun Plus 1 Healing power of heated mud
Our ryokan was featured as a long-established hot spring inn where you can drink, inhale, and soak in natural hot springs. Misasa Onsen’s approach to "modern hot spring cure" were mainly introduced.
Nikkei Shinbun Plus 1 Yu no Kokorotabi
This issue featured the way of "modern hot spring cure" handed down from father to son at a long-established inn in Misasa Onsen, and the evolution of our hospitality towards our guests over the years. It also featured our young master guiding a writer to Mt. Mitoku from the perspective of blending medical care, hot springs and activities.
Nikkei Health October issue
It explains the power of the hot springs in Misasa Onsen. The professional researcher conducted the study, making the report reliable.
Nodule November issue
How to enjoy healthy hot springs in winter. Our ryokan was featured as an inn where you can heal and revive with the free-flowing hot spring. It was fun to talk with the writer who feels the love for hot springs. This issue also introduces Misasa Onsen's approach to “modern hot spring cure".
Nodule May issue
Selected by professionals as one of the top 10 self-reward inns where you can fully enjoy a solo trip to reward yourself for hard work. Kiya Ryokan was also introduced as an inn that boosts your immune system by soaking in hot springs as you indulge in what Misasa has to offer.
Ikkojin January issue
We were featured as a registered cultural property inn where you can experience the effects of radon in this issue of special edition that travels to Japan Heritage nationwide. Mt. Mitoku and Misasa Onsen, which were first certified as Japan Heritage in 2015, are a place where you can enjoy a trip that heals your mind and body with an aggressive climb to the top of the mountain and hot springs with outstanding effects.
Otonagumi September and October issue
Our ryokan was selected as one of the top 100 inns for adults, and was introduced as a modern hot spring resort that is like a cultural asset for health, beauty, and healing. We were featured on how to create an inn with a focus on the "Yamabuki", a guest room with a free-flowing hot spring and wickerwork palace style ceilings.
A self-healing trip to be close to nature and quench your mind and body. We were introduced as an inn that has a complete Onsen therapy and spa, drawing out the beauty of users. With hot air baths, drinking hot springs, Ayurveda massages, yoga, and large public baths for women, our complete spa is perfect for a quick beauty Onsen spa.
Coto-Recipe June issue
Our ryokan was introduced as an inn where a hot spring expert creates a bathing program that suits your physical condition. Among Misasa Onsen, Kiya Ryokan is a favorite of the writer’s because of our extensive stay services that enhance immunity and natural healing powers.
steady February issue
It was a reader who introduced our ryokan to the magazine in their “notebook technique that increases the power of attraction” column. Among the four categories essential for a rich life, she mentioned Kiya Ryokan that her goal is to soothe fatigue with a radium hot bath in the health category.
TJ MOOK Solo trips for adults
Recommended by JTB, Kiya Ryokan was selected as one of the 40 best inns for solo travelers, and was introduced as a popular inn for solo travelers.
Lady’s Bike 12 vol.60
Aim for beautiful skin. We were introduced as an inn that makes you beautiful from the inside out with radium hot spring. As a little-known spot for motorcycle touring, we recommend a route over Mt. Mitoku using Prefectural Route 33.
The building of the hot spring facility. Our ryokan was introduced as a three-story wooden inn. This book was supervised by the late Mr. Etsuo Noguchi and the Japan Onsen Heritage Association, and was written on themes such as ryokan culture, hot spring culture, and Japanese architectural culture.
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Kiya Ryokan was introduced by Tadanori Matsuda, a leading expert in hot spring studies, as a three-story wooden inn with a self-flowing hot spring.
Professor Tadanori Matsuda, a leading expert in hot spring studies, introduced the natural spring, the interior, the exterior, and the indigo dyeing.
Onsen Heritage Trip
Miraculous Hot Spring
Visiting free-flowing hot spring
We were introduced as a ryokan with a free-flowing natural radium spring, one of the famous hot springs in San'in, gaining attention as a hot spring therapy. Hot air bath, coffeeshop Kigi, Campanella no Yakata are also introduced.
Impressions of their stay are introduced with witty descriptions. The expressions and points of attention are so amazing that you just want to read it!
Nihon no Meito No. 25
The late director Nobuhiko Obayashi was the model, and coffeehouse Kiki and portrait sketches were introduced. After that, he came to visit us with Mr. Shozo Ise and we talked about folk songs enjoying our lively conversations.
The Best Onsen Chosen by Onsen Doctor
The author introduced the free-flowing hot springs and hot air baths that he actually experienced while staying at our ryokan.
Chūgoku / Shikoku Free-Flowing Hot Spring Guide
A hot spring sommelier is the author and stayed at our ryokan. Our free-flowing hot spring, drinking hot spring fountain, hot air bath, and men’s public bath are featured. /p>
Monthly NEO #011 Miki Mizuno
Introduced in the photo collection of the famous actress Miki Mizuno. Photos were taken in the hot springs inside the ryokan. She was very kind and a sweet person!
Jalan “a little extravagant trips for adults”
Our ryokan was introduced as a travel style of the future, as a trip to reset the body and mind in a healthy way at a hot spring.
Jalan “The Most Impressive Inns of 2021”
Chosen by travel professionals. We scored a comprehensive evaluation of 98 points based on the power of hot springs and other amenities. Thank you very much.
Josei Jishin March issue “Solo Onsen Trip to Soothe Your Soul”
Kiya Ryokan was introduced by a writer who stayed with us. We were selected as one of 5 in Japan as a "relaxing hot spring inn where you want to stay".
Pen with New Attitude August issue “Top 100 Hot Springs”
Mr. Kundo Koyama and Mr. Sugimoto, a photographer, enjoyed the hot spring "Anagura no Yu", saying, "This rustic feeling is tasteful, and the power of the hot water is perfect." Thank you very much.
“Ryoko Yomiuri” December issue
We were introduced by Chiharu Nagai as her “finest hot spring". She also stated that Kiya Ryokan has unforgettable hot spring inn that she would like to stay again. thank you very much!