Ryokan is a type of traditional Japanese style inn, and they are found in many cities large and small across Japan. Ryokan’s main feature can vary from one place to another, from a time-honored inn reminicent of histroy and tradition, to a large facility with over 100 guest rooms with modern amenities, or an intimate family owned inn with friendly service.
Almost all ryokans feature Japanese style architecture and room décor with tatami flooring, and offer warm hospitality to their guests. A typical Ryokan has a relatively large event-hall and communal baths. Staying in a Ryokan has become really popular among foregin visitors because a Ryokan offers a good old traditional ambience. Stay in a Ryokan to submerge in the great culture of Japan!