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Old 13-11-2014, 10:32 PM   #1
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2014 Best Onsen Ranking

This ranking done by Biglobe Travel collected almost 12000 votes from all over Japan on the best onsens in the country. This result was out in February but I missed it then.

Best Onsen Town (East Japan)
1. Kusatsu
2. Hakone
3. Noboribetsu
4. Ikaho
5. Jozankei
6. Atami
7. Kinugawa
8. Zao
9. Manza
10. Nyuto

Best Onsen Town (West Japan)
1. Beppu
2. Arima
3. Yufuin
4. Gero
5. Kinosaki
6. Dogo
7. Kurokawa
8. Wakura
9. Ibusuki
10. Shirohama

Best Onsen Ryokan (East Japan)
1. Daiichi Takimotokan (Noboribetsu)
2. Hotel Ichii (Kusatsu)
3. Hotel Sakurai (Kusatsu)
4. Ryokan Tajimaya (Kusatsu)
5. Hotel Kowakien (Hakone)
6. Prince Hotel Manza (Manza Onsen)

Best Onsen Ryokan (West Japan)
1. Kagaya (Wakura Onsen, Noto peninsula)
2. Suimeikan (Gero Onsen)
3. Hotel Suginoi (Beppu)
4. Arima Grand Hotel (Arima)
5. Hyoe Koyokaku (Arima)
6. Hotel Urashima (Kii-Katsura)

Looks like I have still a lot of places to visit!! 4 down. 2 in the coming trip. And 14 more to go!
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Old 13-11-2014, 10:58 PM   #2
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Old 14-11-2014, 09:47 AM   #3
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Arima onsen was really good. would love to go there again
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Going beppu this Dec!!
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