Okutsu-so, a hot spring inn registered as a national tangible cultural property. Let’s soak in the hot spring water with its high efficacy.

This time, I would like to introduce you to “Meisen Kageyu Okutsu-so” in Okutsu, Okayama Prefecture.

This is a must-see hot spring that has been scientifically verified and proven to improve health and beauty.

The location, attractions, rooms, and cuisine are all listed here for your reference.

Location of Okutsu-so, a famous spring key bath

Meisen Kageyu Okutsu-sou Exterior
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Manzatei” is a hot spring inn that was designated as a registered tangible cultural property in November 2008.

The hotel has two buildings, the main building and the Hana-kan, where you can feel the warmth of the wood.

By train, it takes about 80 minutes from Okayama Station to Okutsu-so by JR Tsuyama Line, and about 60 minutes by Chutetsu Bus from Tsuyama Station.

Okutsu-so is a nostalgic location where you can enjoy the tradition and history passed down from generation to generation.

The charm of Okutsu-so, a famous spring key bath

Meisen Keyyu Okutsu-so Hot Spring
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At Okutsu-so, we cherish our 100% free-flowing hot spring as our most precious treasure.

Enjoy the 42,6 degree footbath filled with the blessings of nature as one of the best footbaths in Japan.

Another feature of the hotel is that you can visit four different bathhouses 24 hours a day, each with a different flavor that is as gentle as silk to the skin.

Rooms at Okutsu-so, a famous spring key bath

Meisen Keyu Okutsu-so Room
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Three types of rooms are available: guest rooms with open-air baths, Japanese-style rooms, and Western-style rooms.

A total of eight types of rooms are proposed, including “Seirkentei” and “Chosentei” rooms with open-air baths to enjoy the changes of time in a graceful manner, “Kaede”, “Hiiragi”, “Sakura”, and “Ume” rooms with Japanese style rooms to view the Yoshii River below, and “Gingko” and “Momiji” rooms with Western style rooms to rest on a bed in the pure Japanese style of Okutsu-so.

Some of the rooms are equipped with massage chairs, so you will be able to heal the fatigue of your trip more intensely while looking at the scenery beside you.

The cuisine of Okutsu-so, a famous spring key hot spring

Meisen Keyu Okutsu-so Cuisine
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The restaurant offers nine different courses that you can choose from depending on the season, such as “Matsutake mushroom course”, “Source duck hot pot course”, “Blowfish course”, “Matsuba crab course”, and “Button hot pot course”.

Each dish is handmade with no pre-made ingredients, and is a fusion of the chef’s thoughts and the seasonal tastes that Okutsu and Okayama Prefecture are proud of.

Okutsu-so always has a selection of about 10 kinds of sake made from “Omachi rice” from Okayama Prefecture, known as a fantastic sake rice, which will enhance the course dishes.

Information and summary of Okutsu-so, a famous spring key bath

Facility Name Famous spring key hot water Okutsu-so
Address 48 Okutsu, Kagamino-cho, Tomata-gun, Okayama Prefecture
Phone Number 0868-52-0021
Approximate budget About 37,400 yen for 2 persons (including tax)
Official Site http://www.okutsuso.com/


What did you think? In this article, I have introduced the famous spring key hot spring Okutsu-so.

I hope that when you visit here, you will experience a genuine hot spring that has been scientifically proven to be effective.

After you have warmed your body to the core, please taste the food made from the seasonal ingredients Okutsu is famous for.

Please take this opportunity to visit Okutsu-so, a famous spring key hot spring.