Welcome home to Minakami

As "Mi Casa" means "My Home" in Spanish, our Columbian owner welcomes you home to provide you with peace and comfort. Enjoy and experience the nature of Minakami with the pure hot spring and regional cuisine rich with local ingredients.


There are a total of 12 rooms and 2 rooms with private outdoor bath. All rooms are non-smoking and equipped with toilets and ventilation. The ryokan was fully renovated in 2017.

8 tatami mat size room + terrace + private outdoor bath

*The open-air bath is a hot spring.
*There are no showers or washing facilities.


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15 tatami mats room + veranda (Tone river view)

30m2 + standard bath

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12.5 tatami mat size room + 8 tatami mat size room + terrace + mountain view

23m2 + standard bath

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8 tatami mat size room + terrace

20m2 * no bath

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8 tatami mat size room + terrace

20m2 * no bath

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Room facilities and Equipment

  • Refrigerator
  • Telephone
  • TV
  • Safety box
  • Futon mattress
  • "Samue". Traditional Japanese style pajamas
  • "Tabi". Traditional Japanese style socks
  • Hairdryer
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Shower cap
  • Razor
  • Bath towel
  • Hand towel
  • Toothbrush
  • Hairbrush
  • Air purifier


You can enjoy "sukiyaki" made only with special products such as Joshu Wagyu beef, handmade konnyaku, and barley pork from Gunma Prefecture, as well as wild vegetables and other ingredients that are freshly picked from the water's natural surroundings. Enjoy Satoyama country cuisine with a focus on local production for local consumption, both in the morning and in the evening. (Ingredients change depending on the season) Enjoy meals unique to [MICASA].

For customers with allergies

If you have any allergies to ingredients, please let us know when making your reservation.

All of the ingredients for the meals we provide are prepared in the same kitchen.
Therefore, allergens may not be completely removed, and some may remain or be contaminated.
Please note that the meals we provide are not completely free of allergens, but are only low-allergen meals.
We kindly ask that you understand that the final decision will be made by you after reviewing the above information.

If you have serious symptoms, please contact us in advance about bringing in food. We prioritize your safety and may refuse your request.

We are a small inn operating with a limited number of people and facilities, and we appreciate your understanding that we are limited in what we can accommodate.

Breakfast (sample)

Dinner (sample)

Hot Spring

Relax and enjoy the natural hot spring

In Japan, tattoos have social restrictions. However, we will make our best efforts to accommodate all guests. Guests with tatoos may make private reservations to use the entire bath or take a bath in your own rooms.


Calcium, Sodium Sulphate


Neuralgia, muscle pain, joint pain, frozen shoulder, joint stiffness, bruise, sprain, chronic digestive disease, hemorrohoids, poor circulation, recovery after illness, fatigue recovery, health improvement, arteriosclerosis, cut, burn, chronic skin disease.

Large common bath (separated by gender)

Yama No Yu: Outdoor bath surrounded by mountains of Minakami

Ishi No Yu: Spacious and open indoor bath

Reservation for private bath

We have a private bath available for private use in each room.
There is a charge for all days.
¥2,200 for 1 hour Advance reservation possible (please contact us)
15:15~ / 16:30~ / 17:45~ / 19:00~ / 20:15~ / 21:30~

Things to do

Minakami's amazing terrain is surrounded by majestic mountains whereby various seasonal activities such as water sports, golf and skiing can be enjoyed.

Field Earth

Field Earth offers rafting and canoeing activities

Field Earth is located near our ryokan. We take reservations on behalf of them as their partner company.

748, Yubara, Minakami-machi, Tone-gun, Gunma
+81 (0)278-25-8800
From ryokan...1min by foot
For more information

Grand Volee Paraglider School

2151, Moro, Minakami-machi, Tone-gun, Gunma
+81 (0)278-62-1274
From ryokan...25mins by car
web site *Japanese only

Blue Moon Hill Farm

3014-2, Shimomoku, Minakami-machi, Tone-gun, Gunma
+81 (0)278-62-9150
From ryokan...15mins by car
web site *Japanese only

Tsukiyono Vidro Park

737-1, Gokan, Minakami-machi Tone-gun, Gumma
From ryokan...16mins by car
web site

Golf Club

Gunma Country Club

630, Moroda, Oaza, Minakami-machi, Tone-gun, Gunma
+81 (0)120-562-390
From ryokan...25mins by car
web site *Japanese only

Minakami Kogen Golf Course

6152-1, Fujiwara, Minakami-machi, Tone-gun, Gunma
+81 (0)278-75-2222
From ryokan...30mins by car
web site *Japanese only

Gold Echigo Yusawa Country Club

1613, Tsuchidaru, Yuzawa-machi, Minami Uonuma-gun, Niigata
+81 (0)25-787-4111
From ryokan...30mins by car
web site *Japanese only


O-ana Ski Resort

277, Oana, Minakami-machi, Tone-gun, Gunma
+81 (0)278-72-2354
From ryokan...10mins by car
web site

Okutone Snow Park

Mukouyama, Minakami-machi, Tone-gun, Gunma
+81 (0)278-72-8101
From ryokan...15mins
web site

Norn Minakami Snow Land

479-139, Terama, Minakami-machi, Tone-gun, Gunma
+81 (0) 278-72-6688
From ryokan...10mins by car
web site


Mt. Tanigawa

Mt. Tanigawa is the symbol of Minakami, with an altitue of 1977m and different landscape can be seen depending on the season. In winter, it is covered with deep snow and contiues so until summer. In the fall, fall foliage covers the mountains. The best season for trekking is from July to November. There is also a ropeway.

From ryokan...20mins by car
web site

Fukiware Falls

Fukiware Falls are known as the oriental Niagara Falls because of its dynamic and splitted flow.

From ryokan...45mins by car


Oze is a marshland in the deep mountains and famous for trekking and surrounded by beautiful nature.

From ryokan...90mins by car


OCTONE Brewing

702-2, Yubara, Minakami-machi, Tone-gun, Gunma
+81 (0)278-25-4520
From ryokan...2mins
web site *Japanese only

Nagai Sake Brewery

713, Monzen, Kawaba-mura, Tone-gun, Gunma
+81 (0)278-52-2311
From ryokan...30mins
web site

Sweets Workshop Otoro Milk

265-1, Konita, Minakami-machi, Tone-gun, Gunma
+81 (0)278-25-3604
From ryokan...5mins by car
web site *Japanese only


740, Yubara, Minakami, Tone-gun, Gunma Prefecture, 379-1617
TEL: +81 (0) 278-72-3288
FAX: +81 (0) 278-72-3178
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By train

From Tokyo station, approx. 2h30mins
Tokyo station >>> Takasaki station (Joetsu Shinkansen)
Takasaki station >>> Minakami station (JR Joetsu Line)

Tokyo station >>> Jomokogen station (Joetsu Shinkansen)
Jomokogen station >>> Minakami station (Kan-etsu Bus bound for Mt. Tanigawa ropeway station)

*Shuttle service to Minakami Station is available. 14:45-17:00 (reservation required by the day before)

By car

Free parking area (12 cars)

From Tokyo station, approx. 2h50mins 175km
Tokyo station (Via Kanetsujidoushadou) >>> MICASA (see google map)

December to March is a snow fall season. Studless tires and tire chains are highly recommended.


Are there any parking spaces?

We have 12 free parking spaces available all our guests.

Is there any transportation service from the station?

We provide transportation service from Minakami station to the ryokan.
From Minakami station 14:45-17:00
From the ryokan 8:30-11:00
Please make a reservation in advance so that we can guide you to the ryokan as soon as you arrive to the station.
Please use the shuttle bus available according to the schedule of Shinkansen from Jomo-Kogen to Minakami station.

What time is Check-In? Is there an early Check-In service?

Check -In time is from 15:00. Please Check - In by 18:00 if you have dinner reservations.
We do not provide early Check-In service. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience.

Is there anything to note for visits during winter?

From end of December, there will by heavy snow. Snow tires are required.

Is the ryokan able to keep my luggage before Check - In and after Check - Out ?

We will keep at the reception.
Please note that overnight luggage storage is not provided.

Are there any non-smoking rooms?

Smoking is not permitted in the ryokan or the rooms (including electric cigarettes).
We provide ash tray in the parking area outside the lobby entrance.

Is there a café?

We have a lounge area on the 1st floor, offering coffee, soft drinks and beer.

Is there a curfew?

The gates close at 23:00.

How can I secure my valuables?

Please use the safety box provided in the room.

Is there a Wi-Fi?

Free Wi-Fi is available. The staff will inform you the ID and password at the time of Check-In.

What kind of amenities are available in the room?

"Samue" Traditional Japanese style pajamas and "Tabi" Traditional Japanese style socks are available.
Bath towels, shampoos, conditioners, shower caps, razors, toothbrushes and hairbrushes are all available in the room.

Do you provide children's wear?

We do not provide children's wear. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience.

Is there a refrigerator in the room?

It is available in all rooms.

Are there any convenience stores nearby?

Unfortunately, there is none within walking distance. The closest one is 5 minutes by car.

Is it a natural hot spring?

Yes, it is a natural hot spring.
It contains calcium and sodium sulfate and effective for arteriosclerosis, cuts, burns and chronic skin diseases.

Is it possible to make private reservations to use the entire common bath?

Yes, you can reserve for free. Please request at the time of Check - In.
It is available from 15:00 to 23:00.
Reservations on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays will require fees. Reservation fee is 2,000 Yen (tax exclusive).

When is the common bath open?

It is open from 15:00 to 23:00 and from 7:00 to 10:00.

Is the ryokan accessible with wheelchair?

Unfortunately, our ryokan is not accessible with wheelchair.
Please contact us in advance as we will make our best efforts to accommodate all guests.

Is there a bed in the room?

No, there are only futon mattresses available.
Extra mattresses are provided upon request.

Is there a room with outdoor bath?

There are 2 types of twin rooms available with outdoor baths.

Is there a standard bath in the room?

Half of our rooms are equipped with standard baths. Please contact us via phone or email for requesting a room with a bath.

Is there a conference room?

There is no conference room available but the dining area may be used. Please contact us in advance.

Is there a laundry service?

No. There is no laundry service.

What time do you serve breakfast/dinner?

Dinner is served in 2 different sessions. At 18:00 and at 19:00.
Breakfast is served in 2 different sessions. At 7:30 and at 8:00.
Please inform your request at the time of Check - In.

Where is the dining area? Is there room service?

Meals are available at the dining area on 1st or 2nd floor.

Can you accommodate to food allergies and dietary restrictions?

Please inform us in advance as we will make our best efforts to accommodate to all requests.

What time is Check - Out? Is there a late Check - Out service?

Check - Out is 10:00.
There is no late Check - Out service available.

Do you accept credit cards?

VISA and MASTER cards are accepted.

Do you provide taxi reservation service?

Please request at the reception.

Please see the ACCESS page for details