Kusatsu is situated at an altitude of 1200 meters above sea level in the mountains of  the Gunma region and offers skiing in winter and hiking during the rest of the year to be enjoyed in combination with hot spring bathing. Kusatsu is also located along Japan’s Romantic Road. Located about 200 kilometers north-northwest of Tokyo, Kusatsu Onsen is a small town nestled in mountains where visitors can experience nature all year round. Although its population is only around 7,000, it welcomes some three million tourists every year. Kusatsu Hot Spring, is one Japan’s best three hot springs found in the centre of the town of Kusatsu. See the majestic nature, abundant hot springs, distinctive culture, and the daily life of this hot spring town. Kusatsu has a humid climate with hot summers and cold winters. Due to the altitude the annual mean temperature is 7°C, with an average maximum of 30°C in summer & an average minimum of -14°C in winter.

IMPORTANT: This is a residential facility and not a Hotel/Resort style accommodation. All rooms have  private bathrooms and traditional Japanese futons. Public bath is an indoor onsen (mineral hot spring). Clothing, swimwear or display of tattoos are not permitted in onsens.


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Key Features
  • Free wi-fi (only available in the lobby area)
  • Public onsen
  • Swimming pool
  • Onsite car parking


  • Free wi-fi (only available in the lobby area)
  • Public onsen
  • Swimming pool
  • Mini kitchen in each room
  • Gift shop
  • Free DVD rental
  • Gym
  • Ski drying room
  • Communal laundry – charges apply
  • All rooms are non-smoking
  • Elevator
  • Onsite car parking

Before You Go

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Mandatory Sundance Resort Club Surcharge (can be paid by cash or credit card):

  • JPY 800 per adult & JPY 300 per child ( 6-12 years old) per night for the 1st & 2nd night
  • JPY 560 per adult & JPY 210 per child ( 6-12 years old) per night from the 3rd night onwards

**MAINTENANCE: The Resort will be undergoing maintenance between the dates of 5-7 December 2023, during these periods the resort will be closed and no reservations will be accepted.**

**JAPAN ON REQUEST ROOMS:  All confirmed bookings for “Request Only Rooms” will not appear on the online account history. Please contact Owner Services if booking needs to be cancelled or amended.**

  • Language: There are no English speaking staff at this resort
  • Bathing: All rooms have a private bathroom at this resort, with a shower and/or bathtub. Public bath is an Indoor Onsen (mineral hot spring) Information on onsen etiquette can be found here from the Japan National Tourism Organisation.
  • Shoe Free Apartments: Guests must remove their shoes at the entrance of the rooms
  • Bedding: All beds at this resort are traditional Japanese futons. None of the rooms have western-style beds. Traditional Japanese futons are slim, rectangular, cushions. These are thin, usually only measure 3 to 4 inches in height, and a single sleeping width to be used on top of a woven Tatami Mat. They are meant to be rolled up or folded and stored away when not in use.
  • Management: Not managed by Wyndham. This Sundance resort operates out of the Baden Familie Kusatsu. Privileges benefits do not apply.
  • Check in: Check-in: 3:00pm & Check-out: 11:00am. Must advise if arriving and checking-in after 6:00pm. The latest check-in time is 6:30pm.
  • Laundry: Communal laundry facilities – charges apply.
  • Wi-Fi: Free WiFi is available at this resort – lobby area only.
  • Rollaway Beds/Cots/Highchairs: Not available at this resort.
  • Dining: No dining area. Japanese style breakfast can be served in the guest’s room between 8:00am and 8:30am. Japanese style dinner can be served in the guest’s room between 6:00pm and 7:00pm. Must book by 6:00pm the previous night. Not available on Tuesdays.
  • Indoor Heated Pool Information: Open between 10:00am & 8:00pm daily (12:00pm to 5:00pm during winter).
  • Snow Chains: If driving there in winter, then would strongly recommend using snowchains and / or studless snow tyres.
  • Gym: Minors must be accompanied by adults at all times.
  • Parking: Free outdoor spaces onsite – reservation not required.
  • Transfers: Free scheduled transfers to & from Inawashiro station available. Departs the station at 10:30am, 12:35pm & 3:45pm daily. Departs the resort at 7:55am, 9:25am, 11:25am & 2:25pm daily.


To make the most of the surrounding area, a car with an English-speaking GPS is recommended and an international licence is highly encouraged. Discounted car rental rates are available through Travel by Wyndham. Please call 1300 850 160.

Credit card payments relating to Fun Time, Bonus Time and One Time Credits bookings will incur a credit card service fee of 1.5%, in addition to the amount payable.

Pets: Pets are not allowed at any Club Wyndham, Ramada by Wyndham or Associate property except in the case of hearing, mobility or vision-impaired guests. Please advise at time of booking if this applies.


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