20 Best Hotels in Japan that are worth staying

8. Asaba, Shuzenji, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan

Asaba, Shuzenji, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan
Serene lakeside onsen bathing, lush gardens, seasonal cuisine and zen guestrooms: Asaba is one of Japan’s finest traditional ryokan inns. The 15th-century family-run inn is defined by its timelessly minimal décor, impeccable service and intimate atmosphere.