Hotel of the day: Kintarou Onsen
in Uozu (Japan)
A 10-minute drive to JR Uozu Station, this hot-spring bath hotel offers a relaxing escape from the city.
It features Western and Japanese-style accommodation and free private parking.
Guests can choose to relax in the indoor or the large outdoor hot-spring baths.
Private hot-spring baths can also be reserved at an additional charge.
Other facilities include a sauna and a vending machine dispensing drinks.
All rooms come with tatami (woven-straw) flooring and feature an LCD TV and electric kettle.
Shower facilities are shared and yukata robes are provided.
Traditional multi-course (Kaiseki) dinners are served at the dining room.
Guests can also enjoy a breakfast buffet.
It is a 20-minute drive to Uozu Aquarium and a 40-minute drive to Kurobe Kyoukoku gorge.