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Kutchan, Hokkaido's “Zaborin”

The video this time is a promotional video for the Hotel/Hot Springs ryokan “Zaborin,” created by “Teiku Hiko HIGH RESOLUTION TOUR (北海道 倶知安町 坐忘林 | Hokkaido Kutchan ZABORIN)”.
In this article, we'll introduce you to the 100% pure hot springs in the great outdoors of Hokkaido, and the attracting “Zaborin” where you can spend a most relaxing and quiet time.

“Zaborin” has many good reviews on different websites, such as hotel/ryokan websites and price comparison sites.
In the video, it briefly explains the facilities of the ryokan as well as the rooms and hot springs.
Enjoy the quaint space of the hot springs in Kutchan, a popular tourist spot with bountiful nature.

The Zaborin Hot Springs in Kutchan, Hokkaido

“Zaborin” is a luxury ryokan located in the popular tourist spot, Kutchan, Hokkaido.
It takes about 2 hours by car from New Chitose Airport.
It was designed by a British couple who loved Japan and were fascinated by the nature of Niseko.
It is a must-see ryokan if you're interested in Japanese modernity.

Enjoy the view of Mt. Yoteizan, the outstanding nature of Hokkaido, and its native Japanese white birch trees.
All 15 rooms contain a private 100% pure hot spring, with both inside and open-air baths.
Please refer to the video at 0:35.

This pure hot spring gushes out into the property of Zaborin.
The hot springs contains sodium, hydrogen carbonate, and chloride which helps to maintain beautiful skin and health.
Other ailments these hot springs treat are neuralgia, soreness, joint pain, stiff shoulders, motor paralysis, stiff joints, bruises, sprains, fatigue, chronic digestive diseases, hemorrhoids, cold sensitivity, cuts, burns, chronic skin disease, and more.

Please note that “Zaborin” does not have a large community bath. Amenities are provided in the room, so there's no need to bring your own.
Wouldn't you like to wake up early in the morning, take a fresh bath in the hot springs, and see the sun rise from Mt. Muine?

Rooms at Kutchan, Hokkaido's "Zaborin"

Hotel “Zaborin” offers western-style rooms, Japanese-style rooms, and suite rooms as well.
All of the rooms are very spacious as well, and come with a living room attached to them.

During the winter, time seems to freeze, as the outside world is covered with snow.
You can try some winter sports at "Niseko Mountain Resort Grand HIRAFU," "Niseko HANAZONO Resort," "White Isle Niseko," and "Asahigaoka Ski Resort. Or you could stay in your room all day and enjoy the view in the hot springs. We're not here to judge you...

Gourmet Dining at “Zaborin”

Try a Japanese traditional course-meal with plenty of Hokkaido seasonal grace at “Zaborin.”
You can also try the different kinds of fresh local food at the restaurant inside the ryokan.

You can also enjoy duck and deer game dishes depending on the season.
In the morning, they serve creative cuisine using fresh Hokkaidan ingredients.
They have a counter bar where you can enjoy the view of Mt. Yoteizan while warming up with some spirits as well.

Tourist Spots Around “Zaborin”

Image of Shirogane Blue Pond
Photo:Shirogane Blue Pond

There are several tourist spots near “Zaborin” Kutchan, Hokkaido.

Other tourist spots you can try when you visit “Zaborin” are,
- The private garden "Mishima’s Shibazakura Garden" with Mt. Yoteizan in the backdrop
- "Hangetsuko Nature Park," a quiet lake at the base of Mt. Yoteizan
- "Kagaminuma," where you can enjoy trekking
- "The Shu Ogawara Museum of art " containing art from the local artist Shu Ogawara
- "Kuchan Hudokan" which displays unique exhibits
- "NOASC" where you can experience rafting

Summary of Kutchan, Hokkaido's “Zaborin”

As you can see in the video, “Zaborin” offers a relaxing atmosphere with luxurious private hot springs.
At “Zaborin,” there are Irori fireplaces, “Cha no Za,” where you can have tea, a library, a smoking area, a massage room, foot bath, a boutique store where they sell popular butter cases, and lockers for skiing and golfing.

If you're thinking about going to Japan to enjoy its hidden gems and secret getaways in its beautiful outdoors, don't overlook Zaborin. Be sure to watch the video and see just how fascinating it is.

Please check the official homepage and travel websites for tour pricing, plans, and rooms. Prices often vary by season.

【Address】76-4 Hanazono, Kutchan, Abuta district, Hokkaido 044-0084
【Access】2 hours by car from Shin Chitose Airport
【Telephone No】0136-23-0003

【Official Website】Ryokan Zaborin | Hokkaido


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Feb. 5, 2021
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Come Visit Kutchan, Hokkaido and Enjoy the Beauty of Its Vast Wilds. Spend Some Quality Time in the Luxury Ryokan “Zaborin,” and Relax in Its Private Hot Springs Fit for a King.
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