Bettei Senjuan is an esteemed Japanese Ryokan (traditional Japanese inn) nestled in the serene beauty of Mt. Tanigawa-dake. Renowned for its commitment to sustainability, the company was honored with the International Sustainable Awards by Luxury Lifestyle Awards in 2023. With a deep reverence for nature and a focus on providing a tranquil and private space, Bettei Senjuan offers an exceptional retreat that harmonizes with its awe-inspiring surroundings.
The heart of Bettei Senjuan lies in its dedication to preserving the environment. The ryokan embraces sustainable practices and cutting-edge technology to minimize its ecological footprint. Notably, the entire building’s airflow and climate are managed by an innovative heat pump, reducing energy consumption and carbon emissions. Water and power conservation initiatives are also at the forefront, ensuring a responsible approach to resource management.
To measure their impact and progress in terms of sustainability, Bettei Senjuan has acquired the esteemed Green Key eco-label. They obtained this certification in 2018 and have consistently upheld its rigorous standards ever since. Green Key, a renowned international eco-label, assesses and recognizes the environmental policies and sustainable operations of accommodations worldwide.
With meticulous attention to detail, the ryokan offers an oasis of ingenuity and elegance. Each of the 18 elaborately designed rooms features a private open-air bath fed by natural hot springs, allowing guests to unwind while taking in breathtaking views of Mt. Tanigawa.
Within the Ryokan’s 1000-tsubo building, guests can explore a range of amenities designed to enhance their stay. Immerse yourself in the therapeutic waters of Tanigawa Onsen, a hypotonic, weakly alkaline hot spring renowned for its skin-nourishing properties. Delight in the five distinct hot springs and esthetic rooms, each offering a unique and indulgent bathing experience. For moments of tranquility, the reading room, nestled amidst verdant trees in the garden, provides a serene retreat.
Culinary enthusiasts will revel in Bettei Senjuan’s culinary offerings, which showcase the best of Japanese gastronomy. Local seasonal ingredients take center stage, and the head chef skillfully combines traditional and contemporary techniques to create exquisite dishes. From meticulously crafted appetizers to delectable entrees featuring mountain produce, river delicacies, and succulent Joshu beef, guests are treated to an exceptional dining experience.