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Public bath

From September 1, 2021, "Sento bathing free service" has started!

This facility does not have a large public bath facility, but we have started a free bathing service in partnership with a local public bath so that you can heal the tiredness of your trip!
Public baths are said to be a custom that was popular in Kyoto during Heian
We hope that you will experience the good old custom of public baths in Kyoto.

"Recommended public bath" that can be used by guests staying at Horikawa Inn

  • THORON ONSEN INARI (Horikawa Inn or about 3 minutes by bicycle)

    Thron Hot Springs were useful in medieval Europe as "hot springs for healing the bodies injured in battle" by aristocrats.
    This is an artificial reproduction of the mechanism by which a hot spring is boiled, using "Tron Yumoto" as the source of the spring.
    There is also a sauna and a cold bath.
    In addition to the cold Tron water service, milk and soft serve ice cream (for a fee) are also available after the bath.

    《Kyoto Horikawa Inn Guest Benefits》
    ・Free rental of towels, soap and shampoo
    ・Free rental bicycles for round trip between hotel and THORON ONSEN INARI(10 cars)
    ※You will be given a bathing ticket at the front desk.

    8 minutes walk from Kyoto Horikawa Inn ・Bicycle 3 minutes
    Hot spring bath hours
    Weekdays and Saturdays:From 15:30 to 23:30  Sunday:9:00 to 23:30※Friday is a regular holiday.
    Hot spring bathing category
    Men's bath / Women's bath
    Hot spring qualities
    With hot water that contains plenty of minerals, you can enjoy the smooth and smooth texture of the water.In the component analysis of hot water (hot spring analysis), it is classified as a weak alkaline mineral spring.
    The far-infrared rays emitted from "Tron Bath Element" penetrate the far-infrared energy up to 2 mm from the skin and warm up to the core of the body in a short time.
    Thron Hot Springs restore your tired body.It has been approved by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare and has the following effects.

    Quasi-drug Tron bath【Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, approval number 37D No. 236(Current 13700DZZ00236000)】

    ●lower back pain ●Neuralgia ●Stiff shoulder ●Bruise ●Sprain ●Hemorrhoids ●Athlete's foot ●Cold sensitivity ●Chilblains ●Recovery from exhaustion
    Thron Hot Springs is an artificial hot spring.
    Usage fee
    Free for guests staying at Kyoto Horikawa Inn
  • Funaoka Onsen (About 30 minutes by bus or about 15 minutes by car from Horikawa Inn)

    Funaoka Onsen started operations in 1923 as an attached bathhouse of the wooden two-story cooking inn "Funaokaro".
    Funaoka Onsen is a public bath that retains the atmosphere of the Taisho and Showa eras, from the dressing room to the bathroom.
    There are many types of baths, including electric baths, which were introduced for the first time in Japan, whirlpool baths, open-air baths, and medicine baths.
    The baths for men and women change daily, so you can enjoy it in a fresh mood.

    《Access from hotel》
    ・About 15-minute drive 
    ・Take the Kyoto Municipal Bus ⑫ system (for Kinkakuji Temple / Ritsumeikan University) and get off at "Kenkun Shrine"(About 27 minutes)

    Hot spring bath hours
    Weekdays(Monday to saturday):15:00 to 23:30 Sunday:From 08:00 to 23:30※No regular holidays
    Hot spring bathing category
    Men's bath/Women's bath
    TEL 075-441-3735(Weekdays from 15:00 to 23:30)
    Usage fee
    Free for guests staying at Kyoto Horikawa Inn
  • Other public baths

    Kyoto Horikawa Inn, there are more than 100 public baths where you can take a bath in addition to the above public baths.
    We will post nearby public baths from Horikawa Inn
    Please check the link for available public baths.
    You can take a bath for free with the "bathing ticket" distributed at Kyoto Horikawa Inn