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Shikoku Hotels

Iya Onsen

  • 367–2 Matsuo Matsumoto Map It
  • Ikeda-cho
  • Fodor's Choice

Pros

  • Amazing views
  • Traditional cuisine
  • Outdoor riverside bath

Cons

  • Not much sightseeing nearby

Updated 09/20/2013

Fodor's Review

Perched on the edge of a steep ravine above the Iya River, this upscale hot springs inn is absolute luxury in the middle of nowhere. Iya Onsen is one of Japan's three "secret" baths (if you ask locals where the other two are, nobody seems to know). Stay here for sweeping views from most guest rooms, the lavish meals, and the riverside hot spring bath accessed by cable car. When the mist rises from the valley in the early morning, it really does feel like you're in a hidden world. If you're not staying here, there are lunch-and-bath options starting from ¥2,500. The staff will pick up overnight guests from Oboke Station.

Hotel Information

Address:

367–2 Matsuo Matsumoto, Tokushima-ken, Miyoshi-shi, 778-0165, Japan

Map It

Phone:

0883-75–2311

Hotel Details:

  • 20 rooms
  • Rate includes Some meals

Updated 09/20/2013

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