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 Zaborin Ryokan 

Tucked away in the peaceful countryside of Hokkaido, Zaborin Ryokan invites you to experience the art and luxury of Japanese hospitality in natural beauty. Unwind and reconnect with nature, surrounded by majestic mountains and lush forests, especially stunning when its snowing. 
Zaborin Ryokan has modern interiors with a minimalist design, harmonising with warm wooden accents and panoramic views of the landscape beyond the hotel. Each of the ryokan's private villas feature spacious tatami rooms, soothing hot spring baths and private outdoor areas where you can relax and soak in the peaceful ambience. 
The ryokan's skilled chefs with excite your senses with exquisite kaiseki cuisine, using the freshest seasonal ingredients sourced from local farmers and fishermen. Savour each delicate flavour and the artistic presentation of each dish, paired with premium sake to tie it all in. 
Whether you're exploring the nearby Niseko ski resorts, hiking through the surrounding wilderness, or simply seeking moments of serenity amidst the natural beauty of Hokkaido, Zaborin Ryokan offers an unforgettable retreat where luxury meets tranquillity. Experience the essence of Japanese hospitality in a setting of timeless beauty at Zaborin Ryokan. 
Tell us more about your Japan travel plans, and we'll create a tailor-made holiday, just for you. 
Call us: 01442 617 777 

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Zaborin Ryokan is located in the picturesque region of Hanazono, which is in the Kutchan area of Hokkaido, Japan. Hanazono is renowned for its stunning natural landscapes, including majestic mountains, lush forests, and pristine rivers, offering guests a tranquil retreat amidst the beauty of Japan's northern island. 


There are two private onsens (one indoor, one open-air) of hot, natural, spring water in every villa, as well as all the modern amenities. Inhale the heady scent of birch trees from the encompassing woods, and listen to the water and the trees. Offering a choice between ‘washitsu’ and ‘yoshitsu’ sleeping arrangements, each villa (suite) has a different configuration. Some rooms also benefit from an additional tatami space, ideal for small families. 


Zaborin Ryokan offers a culinary journey celebrating Hokkaido's seasonal bounty. Indulge in kaiseki cuisine, highlighting fresh local ingredients in exquisite multi-course meals. Dine in the elegant restaurant with panoramic views or enjoy private in-room dining. Experience Hokkaido's culinary heritage amidst the tranquil beauty of Hanazono. 

Facilities and Activities 

There is plenty to do at Zaborin Ryokan after a day of exploring or skiing. The team room is where you can participate in the meditation of brewing matcha; in the living room, you have natures cinema with floor to ceiling windows and an open fireplace; in the library you'll find Japanese and English classics as well as board games and films; Sample local whiskies and soak in the view at the bar or relax in the cigar lounge. You won't be bored during your stay here. 
Build Your Tailor-Made Holiday to Japan 
Interested in booking a tailor-made holiday to Japan or have any other questions? Give us a call on 01442 617777 or fill out our contact form below. 
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