Natural hot spring

Lodge Yodel has its own onsen with Mizusawa hot spring water flowing from halfway up Mt. Akita-Komagatake. Our guests can use it 24 hours a day. The water is mild and not too irritating, making repeat visits a pleasure.
The warm waters of the hot spring will ensure you have a good night’s sleep, even during the chilly nights of winter.

We have two baths, one big and one small. At most onsens, one bath is reserved exclusively for men and another exclusively for women. But in Lodge Yodel, when you use one of the available baths, you hang a sign (“Gentlemen” or “Ladies”) on the door of the onsen. When finished, the last person to get out returns the sign.
In addition, there is also a “Family” sign. This is for guests who want to use the onsen privately with men and women mixed. This system is well liked by couples and families with kids.

Spring Quality & Effect

Spring Quality

Sulfate, sulfur (containing calcium, magnesium, sodium – hydrogen carbonate) (hydrogen sulfide type)
pH 6.3 (Neutral)

  • Sulfate

    • For health:Wounds, Circulatory issues, Poor circulation, Dry skin, Depression
    • For beauty:Supports better moisturization
  • Sulfur

    • For health:Dermatitis, Psoriasis, Eczema, Festering skin problems, Circulatory issues
    • For beauty:Helps kill bacteria and clear dark spots
  • Hydrogen carbonate

    • For health:Wounds, Circulatory issues, Poor circulation, Dry skin
    • For beauty:Softens and moisturizes skin
  • Metasilicic acid

    • For beauty:Moisturizes and rejuvenates skin

Beautifying characteristics

  • Hydrogen carbonate

    Softens and
    moisturizes skin
  • Sulfur

    Helps kill bacteria and
    clear dark spots
  • Sulfate

    Supports better
  • Metasilicic acid

    Moisturizes and
    rejuvenates skin

The expected health effect

*Individual results may vary. Results not guaranteed.

Guest rooms

Lodge Yodel is a small family-run lodge that always welcomes its guests with an at-home atmosphere.
We would like all of our guests to spend their time relaxing and feeling at home in the cozy space of Lodge Yodel and its natural hot spring.


  • Guest rooms:
    TV, hanging rack, yukata, bath towel, face towel, toothbrush
  • Onsen:
    Shampoo, conditioner, body wash
  • Lavatory (shared):
    Hair drier, soap

*Free Wifi is available inside.


Homemade dishes with many homegrown vegetables will be served at dinner and breakfast.
In our meals, we always serve the most famous and popular brand of rice in Akita, Akitakomachi.
It’s grown by Yukiko’s son in the nearby city of Daisen, and our guests love it.
In addition, we have many kinds of Hideyoshi brand sake.
This brand is hardly sold in other areas of Japan, but its smooth flavor makes it a very popular brand amongst locals.
Sayaka, another host who loves sake, has chosen several kinds of Hideyoshi sake to recommend to guests.

Accommodation fee

¥9,000 and up

(half board, sales tax included)
*Book by phone or via this site for the best rate.

Check in: 15:00 – 18:00
Check out: 10:00

*Dinner time is 18:00. If you will arrive after 18:00, please let us know in advance.
*Breakfast time is 7:30 or 8:00.

Cancellation policy

Please be aware that we will require a cancellation fee for the following circumstances.

  • ・Cancelling 2 -3 days before the arrival date:
    30% of accommodation fee.
  • ・Cancelling the day before the arrival date:
    50% of accommodation fee.
  • ・Cancelling on the arrival date or no-show:
    100% of accommodation fee.