Iwate Prefecture, Japan Hotels & Ryokan

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Iwate Prefecture Hotels & Ryokan

Hotel Appi Grand
As Hotel Appi Grand accepts Muslim guests, it has received the local halal mark certification. The hotel has received detailed guidance from Muslim advisors on various topics, including the purchase and management of ingredients, management and storage of tools, and cleaning methods, and complies with this guidance. For meals there are halal course menus, Japanese, Western, and Chinese cuisine, and set menus are also provided for breakfast and lunch. Please make reservations for the halal menu at least 5 days prior to accommodation. Rental of prayer mats is available free of charge, and guests can cleanse themselves in the guestroom shower room before they pray. The facility also has private hot spring facilities (fee required), where guests can enjoy worry-free private time.

- Hot Spring
A bathing ticket for the Annex's Appi Onsen Shirakaba-no-Yu baths is included.
The open-air baths, where guests can feel the warmth of the wooden fixtures, features gazebo-style roofing, and guests can revel in nature's lush greenery in the morning and the starry sky at night.

Bathing Hours:
Weekdays: 6:00 - 9:00 (final reception: 8:30), 13:00 - 23:00 (final reception: 22:30)
Weekends & Holidays: 6:00 - 9:00 (final reception: 8:30), 12:00 - 23:00 (final reception: 22:30)
*Guests will need to travel to use them. (Free shuttle service available)
How to get there?
From Morioka Station (JR Tohoku Shinkansen): Take the JR Hanawa Line bound for Odate and get off at Appi-Kogen Station (about 60 minutes). About 10 minutes by taxi from there.
By car: Exit the Tohoku Expressway at Matsuo-Hachimantai IC or Ashiro IC and continue along Route 282 for about 15 minutes (10 km).
Hiraizumi Hotel Musashibo
Hiraizumi is a registered cultural World Heritage site. This traveler's inn treats its guests with unrivaled hospitality, and invites guests to relax and learn about the area's cultural significance.
How to get there?
From Hiraizumi Station (JR Tohoku Line) Main Exit: About 13 minutes on foot or 3 minutes by taxi.
By car: Exit the Tohoku Expressway at Hiraizumi-Maesawa IC and continue along Route 4 for about 8 minutes (8 km).
Hotel Route-Inn Oshu
Opened in December 2014! This hotel has large communal bathing facilities, free parking spaces, free buffet style breakfast, with Wi-Fi internet access and air cleaners in all rooms.
How to get there?
From Mizusawa-Esashi Station (JR Tohoku Shinkansen): About 15 minutes by taxi.
By car: Exit the Tohoku Expressway at Mizusawa IC.
Hotel Route Inn Ofunato
With Wi-Fi equipped in every guestroom, a free Japanese/Western-style morning buffet, and large communal baths, this hotel provides guests with a comfortable hotel experience.
How to get there?
From Ofunato Station (JR Ofunato Line Bus Rapid Transit): about 9 min on foot (700 m).
Kura Hotel Ichinoseki
This hotel has with a pleasant garden and is within 3 minutes walk from Ichinoseki Station. It is close to many sightseeing spots including Chuson-ji Temple and Motsu-ji Temple.
How to get there?
From Ichinoseki Station (JR Tohoku Shinkansen), West Exit: 3 min on foot.
By car: 10 min from Tohoku Expressway Ichinoseki IC
Hotel Tairyukaku
This hotel is located along the mountain stream of the Waga River, and well known for the open-air bath giving you a panoramic view of the limpid stream in every season as well as the local foods growing on the mountain.

Hot Spring
Works on: cuts, peripheral circulatory failure, sensitivity to cold, depressive conditions, xeroderma
Hot spring type: sodium sulfate chloride springs

- Baths
Gender-rotated Mountain Stream Open-air Bath ‘Takimi-no-Yu’
This is a mountain stream open-air bath with waters flowing straight from the source, where guests can feel the dramatic seasonality of the Waga River as it feeds into Lake Kinshu. The waterfall the lodging’s name is derived from is flowing right in sight. The temperatures of the open-air bath’s shallow and standing baths vary slightly. The standing bath, with a depth of 1 meter, has a massage effect due to its water pressure.

Steam Bath ‘Yumuro’
This is a natural steam bath that uses the blessings of the 97℃ hot spring source in the ‘Takimi-no-Yu’ bath. It does not reach extremely high temperatures, so there is little strain on the body, and no strong stimulation. Your skin will be gently moisturized. By inhaling the steam that rises from the hot spring, nasal congestion and respiratory organs will be relieved, and the steam also helps with remedying colds and hay fever.

Private Mountain Stream Open-air Bath ‘Wagayu’
This is the private version of the specialty ‘Takimi-no-Yu’ bath where guests can have the mountain stream and waterfall all to themselves. The indoor and open-air baths all use water that flows straight from the source. Guests can enjoy their preference of a comfortably hot bath or a warm bath. It is JPY 2,500 (tax not included) for 45 minutes, and reservations are required.

Both the Hiryu-no-Yu (men) and Saiun-no-Yu (women) baths are equipped with an open-air bath, and use 100% pure hot spring water with no added water. The faucets in the washing area and showers also use pure hot spring water!
[Bath Hours] Until 24:00 / From 5:30

- Recommended Nearby Sightseeing
Yumoto Onsen Foot Bath: 1 minute on foot.
Sunayukko: About 5 minutes by car. There are discount coupons available for this specialty sand bath. Free shuttle service!
Lake Kinshu: About 10 minutes by car. The sight of fresh verdure and colored leaves reflected on the surface of the lake is definitely worthwhile!
- Recommended Sightseeing Requiring Travel
Chuson-ji Temple & Motsu-ji Temple (Hiraizumi): About 60 minutes by car.
Miyazawa Kenji Memorial Museum (Hanamaki): About 50 minutes by car.
How to get there?
By car: 10 min from Akita Expressway Yuda IC.
From Hottoyuda Station (JR Kitakami Line): 10 min by taxi.
Hotel Ryusendo Aizan
Enjoy this hotel’s fresh seafood and signature radium/charcoal baths in the midst of scenic wilderness.
How to get there?
From Iwaizumi Station (JR Iwaizumi Line): Take the bus (Omoto Route) bound fpr Omoto and get off at Iwaizumi-Sambonmatsu Bus Stop (approx. 6 min). About 1 min on foot from there.
Hotel Route-Inn Miyako
Located 10 minutes drive away from Miyako Station (JR Yamada Line, Kita Rias Line), this hotel offers Wi-Fi access in all rooms, large communal baths and a breakfast buffet with Japanese and Western dishes making it the perfect choice for long staying guests.
How to get there?
Miyako Station (JR Yamada Line): About 15 minutes by bus. Then, about 1 minute on foot from there.
By car: Exit the Tohoku Expressway at the Morioka-minami IC and continue along Route 106 for about 135 minutes (113 km).
Hotel Route Inn Yahaba
This hotel is located about a 30-minute drive from Morioka City and about a 10-minute drive from the Yahaba Smart Interchange on the Tohoku Expressway, making it convenient for business and sightseeing.
How to get there?
From Yahaba Station (JR Tohoku Main Line): About 7 min by taxi.
By car: About 10 min from Tohoku Expressway Yahata Smart IC.
Jodogahama Park Hotel
This Japanese-style inn lets guests enjoy the first sunrise of the mainland of Japan. Located on Jodogahama hill, the most beautiful landscape in Rikuchu Kaigan National Park, it is a pure Japanese hotel with with delicious local seafood dishes.
How to get there?
From Miyako: Take a No. 106 Iwatekenpoku Express Bus bound for Jodogahama and get off at Jodogahama Visitor Center (about 15 min). It is about 5 min on foot from there.
Ryusendo Onsen Hotel
The hotel is located in the entrance of Ryusendo, and surrounded by bountiful nature and mountain stream flowing from Ryusendo. All types of guests ranging from individuals to groups can enjoy their stay with our seasonal dishes.
How to get there?
From JR Tohoku Shinkansen Morioka Station North Exit: 142 mins by Hayasaka Kogen Line Bus bound for Ryusendo, From Ryusendo Onsen Hotel-mae bus stop: 1 min on foot
Furusato
Located in Yugawa Onsen among untouched nature, this hotel is in a quiet location next to a murmuring river.
How to get there?
From Hottoyuda Station (JR Kitakami Line): About 10 min by taxi for a fare of about JPY 1,100 (as of July 2011).
From Hottoyuda Station (JR Kitakami Line): Take the bus bound for Yugawa Onsen and alight at 'Shikisainoyado Furusato-mae' bus stop. The hotel is less than 1 minute on foot from the bus stop.
From Hanamaki Airport/Akita Airport: About 60 minutes by taxi.
By car: Exit the Akita Expressway at Yuda IC and continue toward Yugawa Onsen for about 10 min, passing JR Hottoyuda Station.
Shin Appi Onsen
We are very conveniently located for sightseeing in the northern Tohoku area. You can enjoy one of the highest salinity hot springs in Japan called Yakuto (medicinal bath), and delicious food featuring local ingredients.
How to get there?
From JR Tohoku Line Morioka Station: take JR Hanawa Line train, From Araya-Shinmachi Station: 20 mins on foot/4 mins by taxi
Hotel Pearl City Morioka
The hotel is popular for its convenient location, being 6 minutes' walk to Morioka station and the downtown area.
How to get there?
From Morioka Station (JR Tohoku Shinkansen) South Exit: About 6 minutes on foot.
By car: Exit the Tohoku Expressway at Morioka IC and continue along Route 46 for about 15 minutes (5 km).
Hotel Folkloro Sanriku Kamaishi
Conveniently located near the JR Kamaishi Station, this hotel features guestrooms designed in hues reflecting Kamaishi's land and seas. Guests can look forward to soaking in the panoramic open-air bath. The hotel is an ideal base for sightseeing in the Sanriku area.
How to get there?
From Shin-Hanamaki Station (JR Tohoku Shinkansen): Transfer to the JR Kamaishi Line train bound for Kamaishi and get off at Kamaishi Station (120 min). 1 min on foot from there.
By car: Exit the Kamaishi Expressway at the Miyamori IC and continue along Route 283 for about 70 min (52 km).
La Vista Appikogen
This resort hotel, located in Iwate Prefecture's Appi Kogen, boasts natural hot springs rich in minerals, with a thick consistency like skin toner. The hotel also offers 2 free reservable private baths in which guests can enjoy the rejuvenating properties of these natural hot springs.
How to get there?
From Morioka Station (JR Tohoku Shinkansen): Take the Iwate Galaxy Railway Line train and get off at Koma Station (about 20 minutes). Then take the JR Hanawa Line train and get off at Appi-Kogen Station (about 45 minutes). About 10 minutes by taxi from there.
By car: Exit the Tohoku Expressway at Matsuo Hachimantai IC and continue along Route 282 for about 20 minutes (15 km).
Comfort Hotel Kitakami
The hotel has a great location less than a minute's walk from JR Kitakami Station. Directly in front of Kitakami Station's East Exit, all guest rooms are equipped with free internet connections, and there is also complementary breakfast and a coffee welcoming service upon arrival.
How to get there?
From Kitakami Station (JR Tohoku Shinkansen) East Exit: Immediate access.
By car: 10 minutes after exiting the Tohoku Expressway at Kitakami Ezuriko IC.
Rikuchu Kaigan Grand Hotel
Located in the center of Rikuchu Kaigan National Park with views of the Pacific from all rooms. Fresh seafood is served for meals.
How to get there?
From Kamaishi Station (JR Kamaishi Line): About 25 minutes on foot or about 6 minutes by taxi.
By car: Exit the Kamaishi Expressway at Towa IC and continue on Route 283 for about 90 min (80km).
Hotel Sunroute Ichinoseki
This hotel, located in front of Ichinoseki Station, serves as a great base for visiting Hiraizumi and Motsu-ji Temple. The banquet halls and restaurants suit as perfect venues for conferences and dinner meetings.
How to get there?
From Ichinoseki Station (JR Tohoku Shinkansen) West Exit: About 1 minute on foot.
By car: Exit the Tohoku Expressway at Ichinoseki IC and continue along Route 4. Head towards JR Ichinoseki Station.
Suimeisou
Located about an 8-minute walk from JR Mizusawa Station, this hotel offers stays with dinner and breakfast included starting at around JPY 5,000. The communal bath is open 24 hours! There are laundry facilities and a free parking lot on site. Also ideal for guests on business trips. Check-out is until 11:00.
How to get there?
From Mizusawa Station (JR Tohoku Main Line): about 8 min on foot or 5 min by taxi. Last train at around 22:37.
By car: about 10 min from Tohoku Expressway Mizusawa IC heading to the city office area. Landmark: Oshu City Office Mizusawa General Branch Office.
Morioka City Hotel
2 minutes' walk from Morioka Station's East Exit and 1 minute from the nearest convenience store! This hotel features free Wi-Fi and breakfast with 2 types of freshly baked bread and coffee!
How to get there?
From Morioka Station (JR Tohoku Shinkansen) South Exit: About 2 minutes on foot.
By car: Exit the Tohoku Expressway at Morioka IC and continue along Route 46 for about 15 minutes (6 km). Head towards Morioka Station.
Hotel Route-Inn Moriokaminami Inter
Located by Morioka-minami Interchange, the "entrance" to Morioka, this hotel is ideal for both business and sightseeing.
How to get there?
From Morioka Station (JR Tohoku Shinkansen): Take the JR Tohoku Main Line bound for Kitakami/Ichinoseki and get off at Iwate-Iioka Station (approx. 10 min). About 20 min on foot or 5 min by taxi from there.
Hotel City Plaza Kitakami
This resort hotel offers a panoramic view overlooking famous cherry blossom viewing spot Tenshochi and Kitakami River. It is set in a quiet natural environment looking onto the Kitakami and Ou mountains.
How to get there?
From Kitakami Station on the JR Tohoku Shinkansen: Exit the station via the East Exit. The hotel is about 5 minutes from the station on foot or about 1 minute by taxi.
Hotel Ragaso
Relax and unwind at this seaside hotel which features views of the azure ocean and geological features from the Cretaceous period. If the weather is clear, guests can also see the spectacular sunrise.
How to get there?
From Morioka Station (JR Tohoku Shinkansen) East Exit: Take the bus bound for Miyako and get off at Miyako Station (approx. 130 min). Then take the Sanriku Railway Kita-Rias Line bound for Kuji and get off at Tanohata Station (approx. 40 min) About 15 min on foot from there.
By car: Exit the Tohoku Expressway at Morioka IC and continue on Route 455 for about 100 min (100 km), then Prefectural Route 44 for another 25 min (20 km) toward Kitayamazaki.
Hachimantai Mountain Hotel & Spa
In spring, summer and fall, come and enjoy trekking through Hachimantai's nature, as well as leisure, sightseeing and hot spring baths. In the winter season, there are 2 ski resorts.
How to get there?
From Morioka Station (JR Tohoku Shinkansen) North Gate Exit: Take the Northern Iwate Transportation bus bound for Hachimantai Royal Hotel at Morioka Station East Exit Bus Terminal 3 and get off at Hachimantai Onsenkyo (about 90 minutes). About 10 minutes on foot from there.
By car: Exit the Tohoku Expressway at Matsuo-Hachimantai IC and continue along Prefectural Route 45 for about 15 minutes (15 km).
Dormy Inn Morioka
This hotel celebrated its grand opening on April 16th, 2019, with downtown Morioka just a 3-minute walk away. The hotel features a gender-segregated natural hot spring, a sauna, and a cold bath.
How to get there?
From Iwate Hanamaki Airport: Around 45 min by bus at around JPY 1,400.
From Morioka Station (JR Tohoku Shinkansen), South Exit: About 12 min on foot.
By car: About 15 min from Tohoku Expressway Morioka-minami IC.
Yamado
This healing resort features a total of 12 guestrooms and hot springs with waters flowing straight from the source. Discover soothing comfort of the area that can't be found in the city. Enjoy creative cuisine prepared with gourmet local ingredients that let you experience the seasons.
How to get there?
From Kitakami Station (JR Tohoku Shinkansen): Take the JR Kitakami Line bound for Yokote to Hotto-Yuda Station (about 40 min). Take a bus bound for Yugawa Onsen to the Yamado-mae bus stop (about 10 min). It is less than 1 min on foot from there.
By car: Exit the Tohoku Expressway from Yuda IC and take Route 107 for about 7 km (about 15 min).
Hotel Route-Inn Kitakami Ekimae
This hotel is a two minute walk from Kitakami Station or a ten minute drive from Kitakami Ezuriko Interchange. Wash away your tiredness from traveling in the hotel's large shared baths. Hotel staff will be waiting to serve you during your stay in Kitakami. Free parking, with an entertainment district nearby.
How to get there?
From Kitakami Station (JR Tohoku Main Line) West Exit: About 3 min on foot.
By car: Exit the Tohoku Expressway at Kitakamiezuriko IC and continue on Route 4 for about 10 min (3 km) toward JR Kitakami Station.
Sanriku Hana Hotel Hamagiku
Boasting an unbroken, panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, this hotel offers a range of different kinds of relaxing baths, including open-air baths, indoor baths and scenic ocean view baths.
How to get there?
From Kamaishi Station (JR Kamaishi Line): Take the bus (Otsuchi Route) and get off at Namiita Kaigan (Namiita Beach). The hotel is about 1 minute on foot from the bus stop.
By car: Exit the Kamaishi Expressway at the Miyamori IC and continue on National Route 283 for about 90 minutes (85km). Then take National Route 4 and drive for approximately 30 minutes (70km) towards the hotel.
Capital Hotel 1000
This hotel thanks its guests for the kind support it has received after the Tohoku earthquake. They aim to bring smiles back to the city.
How to get there?
From BRT Rikuzen-Takata Station: About 35 minutes on foot or 10 minutes by taxi.
By car: Exit the Tohoku Expressway at Ichinoseki IC and continue along Route 343 for about 100 minutes (65 km).
Hotel Route-Inn Kamaishi
Opened in July 2014! This hotel has large communal bathing facilities, free parking spaces, free buffet style breakfast, with Wi-Fi internet access and air cleaners in all rooms.
How to get there?
From Kamaishi Station (JR Kamaishi Line): About 15 minutes on foot or about 5 minutes by taxi.
By car: Exit the Kamaishi Expressway at Miyamori IC.
Hanamaki Onsen Hotel Senshukaku
A hotel that skillfully blends Japanese and Western elements. Enjoy bath hopping around various onsen facilities, and high speed broadband internet in all rooms. Just 5 minutes from the Hanamaki interchange.

Notices for Staying Guests
- Guests can bathe at the hot springs of the neighboring 3 hotels free of charge.
- Open-air rock bath.
- Open-air cypress bath.
- Women’s rose bath (14:00 - 21:30).
- Dancing, singing, and folk entertainment show, from 20:30, about 30 min.
- From 20:00 on folk entertainment special performance dates.
- Rose Garden (3 min away on foot) admission discount for staying guests.
- Waterfall (15 min away on foot).
- Guestrooms: Equipped with bath, toilet, free Wi-Fi and wired LAN.
- Check-in: 15:00, Check-out: 10:00.
How to get there?
From Iwate Hanamaki Airport: 15 min by car.
From Shin-Hanamaki Station (Tohoku Shinkansen): 20 min by car (a free, regularly departing shuttle bus is available).
From Hanamaki Station (Tohoku Main Line): 15 min by car (a charged route bus is available).
By car: 4 km (5 min) from Hanamaki IC.
Nagisatei Taro-an
In order for guests to experience the true charm iconic to the Sanriku region of the seasonal island nation of Japan, this small lodging was rebuilt on a hill with a view of the sea, with all guestrooms equipped with their own open-air bath.
How to get there?
From Morioka Station (JR Tohoku Shinkansen), East Exit: Take a No. 106 expressway bus bound for Miyako Station to the Miyako Ekimae bus stop (about 130 min). From there, take the Sanriku Railway Kita-Riasu Line bound for Kuji to Taro Station (about 20 min). It is about 40 min on foot or 5 min by taxi from there.
By car: Exit the Tohoku Expressway at Morioka-minami IC and take Route 106 for about 100 km (about 110 min) and then Route 45 for about 15 km (about 20 min).
Hanamaki Onsen Hotel Hanamaki
Hotel Hanamaki was the first hotel in Hanamaki Onsen hot spring resort. One day trips and long term stays are easily accommodated.

Notices for Staying Guests
- Guests can bathe at the hot springs of the neighboring 3 hotels free of charge.
- Open-air rock bath.
- Open-air cypress bath.
- Women’s rose bath (14:00 - 21:30).
- Dancing, singing, and folk entertainment show, from 20:30, about 30 min.
- From 20:00 on folk entertainment special performance dates.
- Rose Garden (3 min away on foot) admission discount for staying guests.
- Waterfall (15 min away on foot).
- Guestrooms: Equipped with bath, toilet, free Wi-Fi and wired LAN.
- Check-in: 15:00, Check-out: 10:00.
How to get there?
[Access]
- From Iwate Hanamaki Airport: 15 min by car.
- By car: 5 min (4 km) direct from Hanamaki IC.
- From Shin-Hanamaki Station (Tohoku Shinkansen): 20 min by car (a free, regularly departing shuttle bus is available).
- From Hanamaki Station (Tohoku Main Line): 15 min by car (a charged route bus is available).
Hotel Route-Inn Hanamaki
This hotel is located on Route 4 near Hanamaki Airport. There are artificial hot spring baths available for guests. Guest rooms are furnished with modern amenities. Guests can look forward to complimentary breakfast and friendly hospitality.
How to get there?
From Iwate Hanamaki Airport: About 5 minutes by taxi.
By car: Exit the Tohoku Expressway at Hanamaki IC and continue along Route 4 for about 10 minutes (4 km).
Mizusawa Kita Hotel
Look forward to a relaxing stay as rooms are furnished with semi-double beds and washlet-equipped toilets. There is a mini fridge where guests can store food they brought in and a 26-inch LCD TV. Wi-Fi connection available in all rooms. Free parking available.
How to get there?
From Hanamaki Airport: about 45 min by taxi.
From Mizusawa-Esashi Station (Tohoku Shinkansen): about 15 min by taxi.
From JR Mizusawa Station: 3 min on foot.
By car: about 13 min from Tohoku Expressway Mizusawa IC.
Ocean View Hotel Marumori
With superb views of the Pacific Ocean, this hotel offers guests seasonal seafood dishes made with the bounty of the Sanriku Coast.
How to get there?
From Ofunato Station (JR Ofunato Line): Take the JR Ofunato line bus bound for Goishi and get off at Tenshochi (about 10 min). About 1 min on foot from there.
By car: Exit the Tohoku Expressway at Ichinoseki IC and continue along Route 284 for about 90 min (70 km).
Soba-an Shizukatei
Located a 15 minute drive away from World Heritage Site Hiraizumi Chuson-ji Temple, this quiet lodging stands in the nostalgic mountain village scenery of Japan. Forget the hustle and bustle of the big city, listen to the murmur of the streams and chirping of the birds, and enjoy the relaxed passage of time.

Activities
Tayutau Vegetable Garden Morning Walk (About 30 min, Participation free of charge)
From June to November (scheduled) on days when the weather is clear, every morning from 6:30, staff will conduct a refreshing morning tour of the vegetable garden.
If the timing is right, guest can also participate in harvesting the vegetables.
Enjoy a stroll while rediscovering the charm of lovely flowers and vegetables.

Dinner in Guestroom (18:00 - 19:00)
Enjoy a countryside kaiseki course meal prepared with an abundance of ingredients from Iwate Prefecture.
Guests will be served fresh hand-pulled soba noodles, and, depending on the accommodation plan, Maesawa beef served as steak and hand-pressed sushi.

Breakfast in Dining Hall (Spring - Autumn time slots: 7:00, 7:30, 8:00)
(Winter time slots: 7:30, 8:00, 8:30)
Breakfast will be nutritionally balanced Japanese-style set meal with special rice and vegetables from local farmers, salad, grilled fish, Japanese-style omelet, a simmered dish, and more.
The cuisine will vary by season and ingredient availability.

Hot Spring Bathing Hours
16:00 - 24:00, 6:00 - 9:00
How to get there?
From Ichinoseki Station (Tohoku Shinkansen): Transfer to the JR Tohoku Line, take it to Hiraizumi Station, and it is 10 min by taxi from there.

From Iwate Hanamaki Airport: about 60 min by car.

By car: From Hiraizumi IC on the Tohoku Expressway, enter the Chuson-ji Temple Entrance, turn right at the T junction, and continue along for 5km; takes 15 min by car from Chuson-ji Temple.
By car: Exit the Tohoku Expressway at Ichinoseki IC and continue for about 20 minutes.
Hotel Sunroute Kamaishi
We are situated on the main street of Kamaishi City which is the center of Rikuchu Coast. The perfect place to stay for both business and sightseeing.
How to get there?
From Kamaishi Station (JR Kamaishi Line): About 10 min on foot or 3 min by taxi.
Bellino Hotel Ichinoseki
The hotel is located near the popular sightseeing sites including historical Chuson-ji Temple, Motsu-ji Temple, and Gembikei Valley. Guests can enjoy fine dishes with fresh local ingredients at in-house restaurants.
How to get there?
From Ichinoseki Station (JR Tohoku Shinkansen), West Exit: About 5 min by taxi.
By car: Exit the Tohoku Expressway at Ichinoseki IC and continue along Route 4 for about 3 km (about 5 min) towards the Ichinoseki Fire Department.
Hachimantai Heights
Enjoy the beautiful seasonal landscapes of Hachimantai and relax in the natural sulfurous hot springs. The hotel serves the locally-produced fine Maezawa beef at a reasonable price.
How to get there?
From Obuke Station (JR Hanawa Line): Take a bus bound for Hachimantai Royal Hotel and get off at the Hachimantai Heights-mae bus stop. Immediate access from there.
By car: Exit the Tohoku Expressway at Matsuo-Hachimantai IC and continue along Prefectural Route 45 for about 9 km (about 15 min).
Plaza Inn Mizusawa
Aside from lodging, this hotel can also be used to hold banquets. The annex guestrooms have high-speed internet access.
How to get there?
From Mizusawa Esashi Station (JR Tohoku Shinkansen): About 15 minutes by taxi.
By car: Exit the Tohoku Expressway at Mizusawa IC and continue along Route 4 for about 10 minutes (4 km).
Yakushido Spa
A 3-minute drive from Mizusawa IC and a 30-minute drive to Hiraizumi, a cultural and historic district. Enjoy soaking in hot springs and savor delectable meals.
How to get there?
From Mizusawa Station (JR Tohoku Main Line): about 15 min by car.
*Pick-up service available for 10 or more guests.
From Mizusawa-Esashi Station (Tohoku Shinkansen): about 20 min by car.
By car: about 3 min from Tohoku Expressway Mizusawa IC.

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