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Tohoku Hotels

Fujisan Ryokan

  • 75–1 Namari Map It
  • Nakadaira

Pros

  • Storied history
  • Good meals
  • Charm to spare

Cons

  • Loud announcements break the peaceful moments

Updated 09/20/2013

Fodor's Review

The main reason to stay here is have the opportunity to steep in the venerable Namari Onsen, which has a high ceiling and a round shape that resembles nothing so much as a giant inkwell. The water in the hot spring, however, is clear and mild, offering primarily mixed-sex bathing with a few hours reserved solely for women. The dark wooden house made of Japanese zelkova trees has red-carpeted corridors that squeak pleasantly as people pass by. Although the rooms in the main building have no private bath, many find them nicer and more rustic (in a good way) than those in the newer concrete annex; the corner rooms overlooking a waterfall are particularly roomy and tastefully furnished. If you just want to take the waters, it's ¥700 per person.

Hotel Information

Address:

75–1 Namari, Hanamaki, Iwate-ken, 025-0252, Japan

Map It

Phone:

0198-25–2311

Hotel Details:

  • 36 Japanese-style rooms, 6 with bath
  • Rate includes Some meals

Updated 09/20/2013

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