Chaharu
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4.3

Excellent

81 reviews

81 reviews

It was a great experience and would recommend this hotel for those wanting to experience a ryokan in Matsuyama City.

Kevin
- Dec 6, 2021
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4.2

Excellent

Location rating score

Popular landmarks
Bocchan Wind up Clock 110 m
Isaniwa Shrine 210 m
Dogo Onsen Station 280 m
Dogo Park (Ruins of Yuzuki Castle) 400 m
Ishiteji 980 m
Saka no Ue no Kumo Museum 2.0 km
Okaido Shopping Street 2.0 km
Bansuiso 2.1 km
Matsuyama Castle 2.1 km
Matsuyama Station Area 3.5 km
Nearby landmarks
Emmanji Temple 30 m
Shinrokaku 60 m
Tamanoishi 70 m
Dogo Onsen Main Building 80 m
Sora no Sampomichi 80 m
Dogo Onsen Sora no Sampomichi 80 m
Dogo Beer Hall 100 m
Yu Shrine 110 m
Bocchan Wind up Clock 110 m
Botchan Hiroba 110 m

Chaharu

4-4 Dogo Yuzuki-cho, Matsuyama-shi, Matsuyama, Matsuyama, Japan, 790-0837 - View map
  • Bath

  • Bar

  • Gift/souvenir shop

  • Vending machine

  • Massage

Facilities

Car park

Bar

Vending machine

Gift/souvenir shop

Parking [paid]

Shared acccessible toilet

Wheelchair

Internet access – wireless

Service4.4
Check-in from15:00
Check-out until10:00
Location rating4.2
Closest airportMatsuyama Airport (MYJ)
Distance from airport8.5 km

Why travelers love Chaharu

  • 10

    Exceptional

    "It was a great experience and would recommend this hotel for those wanting to experience a ryokan in Matsuyama City."

    Kevin

    |

    December 6, 2021

Overall rating:

4.3

Excellent
81 reviews
Location
4.2
Room comfort and quality
4.2
Service
4.4
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More about Chaharu

More about Chaharu

Chaharu is only 1 minute on foot from Dogo Onsen Honkan, the oldest hot spring in Japan. Free Wi-Fi Internet access is available in all guestrooms and at the lobby. Guests can savor appetizing Kaiseki course meals or a buffet featuring Japanese/French fusion cuisine prepared with the freshest local ingredients. From the large communal bath and open-air hot spring on the top 10th floor, a panoramic view of the city of Matsuyama, and at night-time, the illuminated Matsuyama Castle can be enjoyed.

[Hot Spring]
Dogo Onsen is mentioned in 'Nihon Shoki,' the second oldest historical record of ancient Japan, and is said to be the oldest hot spring in the country. The alkaline spring is known for its high beatifying effect on skin.

[Guestroom]
Twin room / Japanese-style room (8 tatami - 12 tatami) / Japanese modern room / suite room
Please select and book a room that best fits your preference. Guestrooms come complete with amenities, separate bath and toilet, and wheelchair-friendly facilities to accommodate all guests from young children to the elderly.
*All guestrooms are non-smoking rooms.

[Nearby Tourist Attractions]
- Dogo Onsen Honkan: The symbol of Dogo hot springs is located only 2 minutes on foot from Dogo Onsen Station. Every morning at 6:00, this historical hot spring facility opens its gates with the powerful sound of taiko drums. The legendary egret statue adds to the dignity of this Important Cultural Property.
- Shiki Museum: A museum built for the purpose of guests of all generations and backgrounds to feel more attached to Japanese literature and the city of Matsuyama through the works of Shiki Masaoka, a popular poet of the late 1800's. It is 2 minutes on foot from Dogo Onsen Station.
- Matsuyama Castle: Stands on top of a 132-meter mountain at the center of the city of Matsuyama, and is accessible via a 10-minute walk after a brief ropeway ride. The ropeway boarding point can be reached on foot (5 minutes) after a 10-minute tram ride ride from Dogo Onsen Station to Okaido.

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Amenities and facilities

Accessibility

  • Braille support in rooms and public spaces
  • Elevator for wheelchair
  • Gravel path at entrance
  • Handrails in stairs and hallways
  • In-room emergency alarm
  • In-room emergency alarm for hearing impaired
  • In-room toilet and bathtub with handrails
  • Shared acccessible toilet
  • Sign-language support at reception
  • Slope at entrance
  • Wheelchair
  • Wheelchair accessible

Internet access

  • Internet access – wireless

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Massage

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Bar
  • Vending machine

Swimming & soaking

  • Bath
  • Large indoor bath
  • Open-air bath (non-mixed)

Services and conveniences

  • Computer
  • Fax
  • Gift/souvenir shop

Getting around

  • Car park [indoor]
  • Car park [outdoor]
  • Parking [paid]

Available in all rooms

  • Bath towel
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Non-smoking
  • Refrigerator
  • Toilet with bidet
  • Toothbrush
  • Towels
  • Yukata (Japanese pajamas)
Hot spring Information

Hot water type

  • Hot spring

Health benefits

  • Nerve pain/Rheumatism
  • Hemorrhoid aid
  • Illness recovery/Stress relief
  • Motor dysfunction aid
  • Articular pain aid
  • Muscle pain aid
  • Frozen shoulders aid
  • Digestive ailment aid
  • Neuralgia aid
  • Bruise aid
  • Sensitivity to cold aid

Spring quality

  • Simple hot spring
Hot spring on site

Indoor public bath (Female only)

  • Capacity
    30 persons
  • Opening hours
    15:00~23:40 and 05:30~09:40
  • Number of bathtubs
    1
  • Bath style
    Granite

Indoor public bath (Male only)

  • Capacity
    50 persons
  • Opening hours
    15:00~23:40 and 05:30~09:40
  • Number of bathtubs
    1
  • Bath style
    Granite

Open-air bath (Female only)

  • Capacity
    20 persons
  • Opening hours
    15:00~00:00 (01/01~12/31)
  • Bath style
    Stone
  • View
    Mountain, Ocean

Open-air bath (Male only)

  • Capacity
    20 persons
  • Opening hours
    15:00~00:00 (01/01~12/31)
  • Bath style
    Stone
  • View
    Mountain, Ocean
Location
4-4 Dogo Yuzuki-cho, Matsuyama-shi, Matsuyama, Matsuyama, Japan, 790-0837
Excellent
Location

4.2

Airports

  • Matsuyama Airport (MYJ)
    8.5 km
  • Hiroshima Airport (HIJ)
    66.2 km

Public transportation

  • Dogo Onsen Station
    280 m
  • Katsuyamacho Tram Station
    1.6 km

Hospital or clinic

  • Matsuyama Bethel Hospital
    1.8 km

Shopping

  • Okaido Shopping Street
    2.0 km

Convenience store

  • Lawson
    160 m

Cash withdrawal

  • ATM
    280 m
What's nearby

Popular landmarks

  • Bocchan Wind up Clock
    110 m
  • Isaniwa Shrine
    210 m
  • Dogo Onsen Station
    280 m
  • Dogo Park (Ruins of Yuzuki Castle)
    400 m
  • Ishiteji
    980 m
  • Saka no Ue no Kumo Museum
    2.0 km
  • Okaido Shopping Street
    2.0 km
  • Bansuiso
    2.1 km
  • Matsuyama Castle
    2.1 km
  • Matsuyama Station Area
    3.5 km

Nearby landmarks

  • Emmanji Temple
    30 m
  • Shinrokaku
    60 m
  • Tamanoishi
    70 m
  • Dogo Onsen Main Building
    80 m
  • Sora no Sampomichi
    80 m
  • Dogo Onsen Sora no Sampomichi
    80 m
  • Dogo Beer Hall
    100 m
  • Yu Shrine
    110 m
  • Bocchan Wind up Clock
    110 m
  • Botchan Hiroba
    110 m
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
Property policies

Others

    Extra beds, if available, are dependent on the room you choose. Please ask the property for more details.

    Some helpful facts

    Check-in/Check-out

    • Check-in from15:00
    • Check-out until10:00

    The property

    • Number of restaurants0
    • Opened in 1987

    Parking

    • Daily parking fee880.0 JPY
    Property announcements

    [FAQ]
    Q. Is the Internet available?
    A. Wi-Fi Internet access is available in all guestrooms, restaurants, and the lobby.

    Q. What are the common guestroom amenities?
    A. TV, refrigerator, hot water dispenser, a safe, yukata, hand towel, bath towel, hair dryer, shampoo, conditioner, body soap, toothbrush, comb, razor, and air cleaner.

    Q. What are the hot spring facilities like?
    A. Chaharu boasts of Dogo's first rooftop open-air bath. The hot spring water in the hotel's facilities have been bubbling forth since ancient times. Enjoy a relaxing hot spring bath and savor a moment of peace while looking out onto Mt. Ishizuchi to the north or Matsuyama Castle to the south, beyond the rising steam.
    Bathing Hours: 15:00 - 24:00, 5:30 - 10:00

    Q. Where will breakfast and dinner be served?
    A. Dinner may be served at the 2nd floor restaurant Hana-Koji, the 3rd floor restaurant La Cuisine Japonaise Hari, or in the guestroom (depending on the plan).
    Breakfast is served at the 3rd floor restaurant La Cuisine Japonaise Hari.

    Q. What are the check-in and check-out times?
    A. Check-in is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

    Q. Is there a parking lot?
    A. There is a parking lot with 30 spaces for standard vehicles (additional charge of JPY 540 per day). Please stop in front of the hotel entrance. Hotel staff will be happy to park your car.

    Q. Can luggage be kept at the hotel?
    A. Luggage can be kept at the hotel before check-in and after check-out. Please note that valuables cannot be kept.

    Reviews of Chaharu from verified guests

    4.3
    /
    5
    Excellent
    Location4.2
    Room comfort and quality4.2
    Service4.4
    Access4.5
    High score for Matsuyama
    All guests (81)
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    4.9
    wing from Hong Kong SAR, China
    Group

    Exceptional”

    The location is good. The food is delicious and the breakfast buffet is amazing.

    Reviewed December 16, 2018

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    4.9
    Jules from Singapore
    Group

    Exceptional”

    Chaharu is newly refurbished, and directly across the road from Dogo Onsen Honkan, the historic baths in the area. Service is impeccable, food is fantastic, and the baths are very well set out. Access is also convenient, being one block away from the t

    Reviewed May 27, 2018

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    4.0
    purplepassion from United States
    Group

    Very good”

    Stayed 2 night and had a great exprience. The food was excellent and the staff were very friendly and helpful. We enjoyed using their onsen as well as Dogo Onsen which was very close by. It rained the whole time we were there, but they had umbrella for gue

    Reviewed October 23, 2017

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    4.7
    TT from Hong Kong SAR, China
    Group

    Exceptional”

    Excellent location right besides Dogo Onsen. Great people and service are exceptional.

    Reviewed April 07, 2017

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    4.5
    violaswamp from United States
    Group

    Excellent”

    The highlight of our stay was the hot springs/baths, especially the open-air bath. When my wife went to the open-air bath there were roses in the tub and she loved it! The roses were gone the next morning, but the fragrance was still there. The dinner w

    Reviewed May 21, 2015

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    3.7
    Kaiyu from Taiwan
    Group

    Very good”

    飯店照片比實際漂亮,有點小失望,但位置非常好,就在道後溫泉本館後面,有說中文的服務員。晚餐普通。

    Reviewed June 12, 2019

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    4.7
    Westlake from Hong Kong SAR, China
    Couple

    Exceptional”

    從道後溫泉站行過去只需五分鐘,非常方便 晚餐的懷石料理非常好,自助早餐選擇一般 風呂還可以的,但房間有蚊

    Reviewed May 28, 2019

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    4.9
    cola from Taiwan
    Group

    Exceptional”

    旁邊就是道後溫泉本館很方便,交通又方便,食物也好吃,家人都喜歡

    Reviewed February 08, 2019

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    3.5
    Milton from Taiwan
    Group

    Good”

    地點方便、房間稍小、頂樓溫泉不錯。 晚餐精緻、還有廚師表演炙燒生魚片。

    Reviewed February 01, 2019

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    4.7
    Jessica from Hong Kong SAR, China
    Couple

    Exceptional”

    整體是不錯的溫泉旅館,前台到晚餐接待的員工,態度都很親切和禮貌,晚餐非常不錯,選用當地精選食材,早餐是自助餐,相對比較普通

    Reviewed December 21, 2018

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    4.5
    yung from Hong Kong SAR, China
    Group

    Excellent”

    The location is excellent, 5 mins walk from the train station, just behind the traditional Dogo Onsen building. The roof top open-air Onsen was very comfortable, could see the Matsuyama Castle at the far end. Dinner at 花小路 was very good and delicious. B

    Reviewed December 13, 2018

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    3.9
    ariel from Taiwan
    Group

    Very good”

    整體來說都很好,屬於商業觀光旅店,不知怎麼總覺得少了一個味道。

    Reviewed December 05, 2018

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    4.5
    So from Hong Kong SAR, China
    Group

    Excellent”

    The outdoor onsen at roottop is excellent. You can have sky view there, with a large pool which could occupy 6 ppls at the same time. Hotel location is next to Dogo Onsen, and the shopping streets are nearby. Night time could go out to have a walk after di

    Reviewed December 01, 2018

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    4.0
    Siu from Macau SAR, China
    Couple

    Very good”

    原以為溫泉旅館的晚餐是日式懷石料理,豈料是日式自助餐,食物品種非常少,完全沒有溫泉旅館的感覺,也對此感到不悅,每晚房價為日元35000元,實在不值

    Reviewed November 09, 2018

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    4.2
    Mr. from Hong Kong SAR, China
    Group

    Excellent”

    我寄了兩個電郵查詢有否遺留了一個電鬚刨。但完全沒有回覆。另一間旅館當天就回覆了。 私は電気シェーバーが残っているかどうかを調べるために2つの電子メールを送った。しかし、全く回答がありません。別のホテルが同じ日に答えた。(Google translated)

    Reviewed September 08, 2018

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    4.7
    from Hong Kong SAR, China
    Group

    Exceptional”

    酒店位置不差,交通方便!服務員友善,膳食豐富!

    Reviewed June 07, 2018

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    4.0
    Alice from Hong Kong SAR, China
    Group

    Very good”

    I left some money in my room but I checked out already. I asked the staff to help me to find but they replied that they could not find the money. :(

    Reviewed February 23, 2018

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    4.7
    Sam from Taiwan
    Group

    Exceptional”

    很棒的旅館,對於客人的需求能盡力協助,讓我們有了非常美好的住宿經驗!!

    Reviewed February 11, 2018

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    4.2
    la084 from Hong Kong SAR, China
    Group

    Excellent”

    Very close to Dogo onsen station and the old onsen itself. Nice meal and special credit to the gift shop at lobby which stay open until 1000pm.

    Reviewed December 27, 2017

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    3.5
    Good from Hong Kong SAR, China
    Group

    Good”

    location is good as its close to the place for tourist and all sightseeing spots.

    Reviewed December 14, 2017

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