Lake Toya, Hokkaido, Japan, Hot Springs & Stone Spa, Hotel Kawanami, since1962

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Hotel Kawanami in Lake Toya

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Lake Side Spa Hotel Toya Kawanami

AccommodationsAccommodationsAll guest rooms ensured electronic move toilet.

Hot springsHot springsOne of "The 100 superior quality hot springs in Japan".

Private Onsen geo no yuPrivate Onsen 「geo no yu」

Stone spaStone spaIt brings us quiet relaxation and satisfaction and heals.

Cuisine & RatesCuisine & RatesWe are able to prepare some Japanese traditional dinner menu.

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Last Update: 2015-11-16


Small Spa Room "Geo no Yu" for Private Use Opened at February 1st!

□¥1,500yen/1h □Reservation required

We had 2008 Lake Toya Summit !

Welcome to the Hotel Toya Kawanami

 Located in Japan's “Shikotsu & Toya National Park”, the Hotel Kawanami offers reasonably-priced accommodations in a beautiful setting.
 The hotel is situated on the shore of Lake Toya close to many attractions.
I n addition to the lake (with water sports such as wakeboarding, jet-skiing, water skiing, motor boating, and fishing), the hotel is near two active volcanoes (Showa-Shinzan and Usu), the Pacific Ocean, a golf course, and ski areas.
 From the end of April until October 31, Toyako-Onsen puts on a nightly fireworks show that you can view from the Roten-buro (outdoor hot springs bath).
 The Hotel Kawanami is a wonderful place to visit. Please check out what we have to offer.

"The Story of Lake Toya" (C) Tanaka Masafumi

From owner

Kaz KawanamiWe have no services to guest rooms, but instead of it you can stay cheaper than other same class accommodations.
Please enjoy slow and calm time in here! Please stay here at least two nights if you want to see around here fully!


Hotel entranceHotel entrance50 bedrooms (TV and phone and air conditioned) -- many with their own lavatories and toilets. Most are Japanese-style (with tatami-mat floors and futons). Some are Western-style (with beds). There is one Japanese-style bedroom for people with restricted mobility
Various natural hot springs baths for men and for women -- both indoor and outdoor -- are open 24-hours a day.
Japanese style bedroomJapanese style bedroom electronic move toiletAll guest rooms ensured electronic move toilet (toilet include bidet).

The owners and some of the hotel staff speak English.


Hot springs & Stone spa

Hot springs

Open-air hot springs for men in the snowOpen-air hot springs for men in the snowOur hot springs is selected as One of the 100 superior quality hot springs in Japan” by Mr.Tadanori Matsuda who is the professor of Sapporo International University, specialist of Japanese hot springs.

Ladies out side hot springsLadies out side hot springsIt will bring you real relax.
The bath is public. 24hours open. You can enjoy open-air one too.
It is called “Roten-buro”.
They are separated to gentlemen and ladies.

Ladies indoor hot springsLadies indoor hot springsSoap, body soap. shampoo, conditioner are in the bathroom.
So that you don't need to bring anything.
Hot spring of this hotel is 100% natural.
It is very good for your body and skin.
There are different temperature bath in those bathroom.

Stone spa

What is the Stone spa? It's means heated flatted rock floor bath without water.
People lie down on the warmed (about 42C) floor and receive the radiation of the far infrared rays and natural radium from the floored stone and it expect to improve perspiration and blood circulation of the body. It brings us quiet relaxation and satisfaction and heals.
Stone spa facility

* This facility needs another cost (840 yen per one person, if you stay in us. If you come from out side, then it costs 1470 yen per one person).


Cuisine & Rates

Cuisine (Dinner & Restaurant)

Toban-yaki  dinner"Toban-yaki " dinner■Special menu for dinner
The dinner served is a specialty of this hotel -- "Toban-yaki "is for dinner. It's cooked on the ceramic plate on your table with olive oil and white wine. Ingredients include shrimp, shellfish, pork, mushrooms, and a variety of vegetables. It is served with a special sauce made of apples, peanuts, and sesame seeds. The apples used in the sauce are harvested from orchards in the nearby town of Soubetsu.

personal dinner facility Seseragi"Seseragi"■Personal dinner facility "Seseragi"
A Japanese-style breakfast is served in the morning (you also possible to take bread and coffee).
If you want more quality to dinner, we are able to prepare personal dinner facility named "Seseragi"
Seseragi will serve you fully Japanese traditional style dinner.

Main diningDinner space for groupleft: Main dining, right: Dinner space for group
*Basically, Restaurant floor is Non-smoking. We can prepare your smoke at Seseragi restaurant. Please order before if you need smoke.


【Only Bed, B&B, Other Information】
Accommodation only from 3900 to 4500yen (it's depend on room type).
If you need breakfast, add 800 yen to accommodation rate
(    〃    ).
Elementary school children are 30% less; children under 6 are 50% less.
These are the week day's price, please add 600 yen per adult if you want to stay on week end and please add more 1,000yen during summer vacation term. (Summer vacation term is from 20 July to 27 August).
We are preparing other guest room buildings for travelling by bicycle or motorcycle and hostellers. Based on availability, the rates may be negotiable for such kind of traveler.
Check-in time is 3:00 p.m. Check-out time is 10:30 a.m.

【With Dinner】

A Japanese-style breakfast is served in the morning (you also possible to take bread and coffee). A Japanese-style breakfast is served in the morning (you also possible to take bread and coffee). A Japanese-style breakfast is served in the morning (you also possible to take bread and coffee).

【Seafood toban-yaki】
Seafood toban-yaki dinner Seafood toban-yaki dinner
8,900 yen for accommodation with Seafood toban-yaki dinner (grilled on ceramic plate) and breakfast and all tax per one person.

【Law calorie dinner 】
Traditional Japanese law calorie dinner Traditional Japanese law calorie dinner
9,900 yen for accommodation with Traditional Japanese law calorie dinner and breakfast and all tax per person.

【Ami-yaki dinner 】
Ami-yaki dinner Ami-yaki dinner
12,900 yen for accommodation with Ami-yaki dinner (fresh seafood and beef and vegetables grill on wire mesh style) and breakfast and all tax per person.



salon de beaute “ETERNITE" (for ladies)

TherapyOur philosophy is “Organic”. We use pure and organic cosmetics. These treatments are specially designed to help you deeply relax, to reduce. Your stress levels and to improve your overall sense of well-being.

Relax Room PauseRelax Room Pause

* This facility is only for ladies and need reservation.

O2 Bar

O2 BarOur breathing tends to become shallow in the daily busyness. All cells of us are always expecting the fresh and enough oxygen supply. There are opinions with the cause in the megrim, the chill, the sleeplessness, the atopy of the limb, and so on in the oxygen lack with shallow breathing.
The Yoga and Meditation are making much of deep and relax breathing basically.

The O2 bar is supplying twice of concentrated O2 than usual air.
Why don't you try O2 Bar within your relax and easy mood!



Pool tables Pool tables Free internet accessFree internet access

■Recreation room with table tennis ■■Recreation room with table tennis ■

Coin laundry
Rental cycles



By automobile:

Take the “Abuta/Toyako” exit off the Hokkaido Expressway and head north to Toyako-Onsen. Go east on Route 230 for about 2 kilometers. The Hotel Kawanami will be on the south side of the road. It takes about 10 minutes to reach the hotel from the Hokkaido Expressway exit. There is free parking available.

By train:

Take the JR train to the Toya Station. Take the bus bound for Toya-Onsen, from the bus stop in front of the train station and get off at the last stop (Higashi-machi in front of Ho Sunpalace) -- about a 30 minute ride). It's remain 350m by walk to Kawanami after get off.

By bus:

From Sapporo,Take a Donan bus to Toya-Onsen, It's remain 350m by walk from last bus stop which named Higashi-machi in front of hotel Sunpalace.
It takes 2km from Toyako-Onsen bus station, There are several bus after your excursion around Toyako-onsen Town area (sight seeing ship, Volcano museum, souvenirs shops), take the bus bound for Showa-Shinzan or the bus bound for Muroran via Soubetsu. Get off at the Nishi-Kohan (means west beach) in front of Hotel Kawanami bus stop (about a 6-minute ride). You can entrust your luggage to sight-seeing information by 260yen per one.

From JR Toya station
There are several bus from JR Toya station to Higashi-machi in front of hotel Sun-palace
Time schedules as

JR Toya station to Higashimachi in front of Sun palace
It takes about 24 minutes

(operated by Donan-bus company)

It takes about 30 minutes to here. and bus charge is 370 yen.
Please get off the bus at final bus stop Higashi-machi then it will remain 250ms walk toward the bus direction to Kawanami. (These bus also via Toyako-onsen bus terminal)

There are another bus until Toyako-onsen bus terminal (same bus company).
You have to change the bus or use taxi (about 630yen) to here, but if you want to see around Toyako- onsen town and ride the sight seeing boat before check in, this bus is better for you you can entrust your luggage to sight seeing information that is so near to the bus terminal.
Time schedules as


clip_image002.jpgThe newest volcanic craters.You will able to feel Gio Park experienceIt takes 25 minutes from Toya station to bus terminal.
If you use taxi from the station to here directly, then about 2800 yen.

From JR Sapporo station
This bus need reservation, please call to Donan-bus company office 0142-75-2351

From Sapporo JR station to Lake Toya Higashimachi-in front of Hotel Sunpalace
It takes about 2hours and 45 minutes


Please get off the bus at final bus stop Higashi-machi then it will remain 350ms walk toward the bus run direction to Kawanami. (These bus also via Toyako-onsen bus terminal)

*Please call to us if weather is bad or you have big luggage, we can pick you up to Hotel Sun palace.

By air:

Served by Hakodate and New Chitose airports, both of which connect to the Haneda, Narita, and Kansai airports. From New Chitose airport, take the shuttle to the Chitose Station 3 minutes, then the train to the Toya Station 97 minutes) and use the local bus service as listed above.

Local distance

JR Toya station-------6.5Km-------Toyako-onsen bus station-------1.65Km------Higashimachi in front of Hotel Sunpalace bus stop-------350m--------Kawanami------4.5Km-----Mt,Showa-Shinzan



名称未設定 1.jpg名称未設定 1.jpg●Lake Toya is a deep crater lake in Japan. It has four islands serviced by pleasure boats. There are deer and the Lake Toya Forest museum on the largest island.

●Lake Toya is located at the foot of two Active Volcanoes. Mt.Showa-Shinzan is a new volcano that began in 1945. Its summit is now 407 meters above sea level. An aerial tramway goes to the crater rim of Mt. Usu (737 meters) which last erupted in 31 March 2000.

●Each night from the end of April until October 31, there is a fantastic fireworks display over the lake (about 20 minutes)

●In addition to the hot spring baths at the Hotel Kawanami, there are additional hot spring baths and swimming pools available in the area.

●The Volcanic Science Museum has exhibits related to the eruption of Mount Usu and its subsequent mudflow and this is must visit place. It's situated next door to Toya-onsen bus station.

●The Pacific Ocean is about 20 minutes away by automobile.

●Water Sports include such things as motor boating, water skiing, fishing, and paddle boating. The Hotel Kawanami arrange individual and group tour for such kind of sports on the water.

●Other Sports include such things as bicycling, trekking see around the evidence for volcanos, golfing (in the summer) and skiing (in the winter).

●Shopping district is available 5 minutes by car or bus or a 20 minutes' walk from the hotel. The convenience store is next door(7:00A.M. to 11:00P.M.).