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Yamagata Prefecture Hotels & Ryokan

Kosekiya Bekkan
Kosekiya Bekkan
Excellent
4.3
(80 reviews)
Obanazawa, Obanazawa
This traditional riverside inn is located in the center of the Ginzan hot spring resort and offers spacious two-room guestrooms next to the mountains or the river.
How to get there?
From Oishida Station (JR Yamagata Shinkansen Line) West Exit: Take the bus bound for Ginzan Onsen and get off at Ginzan Onsen (about 40 min). The hotel is about 10 minutes on foot from the bus stop.
By car: Exit the Tohoku-Chuo Expressway at the Higashine IC and continue on National Route 13 for about 25 minutes. Then take Route 347 and head for about 20 minutes. After arriving at Tsurumakita, turn right, and head for the Ginzan Bridge. Pass the bridge and turn right.
Best Western Yamagata Airport
Best Western Yamagata Airport
Higashine, Higashine
Located about a 2-minute walk from Sakurambohigashine Station on the JR Ou Main Line or about a 3-minute drive from Route 13. This hotel welcomes all guests with the best access in Higashine.
How to get there?
From Yamagata Airport: About 7 min by taxi at around JPY 1,500; about 10 min by bus at around JPY 500 (as of Oct. 2017).
From Sakurambohigashine Station (JR Ou Main Line): About 3 min on foot or about 1 min by taxi at around JPY 700 (as of Oct. 2017).
By car: Exit the Tohoku Chuo Expressway at Higashine IC and take Route 287. Landmark: Sakurambohigashine Station.
Sakurayu Sanshuyu
Sakurayu Sanshuyu
Exceptional
4.8
(3 reviews)
Nanyo, Nanyo
All guestrooms have en suite open-air baths with water drawn directly from the natural hot spring source. As the Cornelian cherries welcome spring by being the first flowers to blossom, so the staff of this hotel welcome its guests.
How to get there?
From Akayu Station (JR Yamagata Shinkansen): About 25 minutes on foot, or about 7 minutes by taxi.
By car: Exit the Tohoku Expressway at the Fukushima-Iizaka IC and continue along Route 13 for 70 minutes (about 60 km), and then along Route 156 for 3 minutes (about 1 km).
Tas Park Hotel
Tas Park Hotel
Nanyo, Nanyo
The hotel is located on the Mogami River and is equipped with the features of a full-scale hotel. Guests can also look forward to elegant relaxation facilities, including a tea room and pool, as well as the hotel's seasonally changing surroundings.
How to get there?
From Akayu Station (JR Yamagata Shinkansen): Take the Yamagata Railway Flower Nagai Line bound for Nagai/Arato and get off at Nagai Station (about 30 min). About 20 min on foot or 5 min by taxi from there.
By car: Exit the Tohoku Expressway at Fukushima-Iizaka IC and continue on Route 13 for about 60 min (50 km), then take Route 113 to 287 for another 30 min (20 km). Look for the Nagai City community center.
Kanshokan
Kanshokan
Good
3.3
(1 reviews)
Mogami, Mogami
Legend holds that this inn's hot spring was discovered by Yoshitsune and Benkei (a distinguished samurai warrior during the twelfth century and his loyal monk retainer). Located at the edge of the Oguni River, the inn welcomes guests with cuisine prepared with locally produced ingredients.
How to get there?
From Shinjo Station (JR Yamagata Shinkansen): Take the JR Rikuu East Line bound for Naruko / Furukawa and get off at Semi-Onsen Station (about 20 minutes). About 8 minutes on foot from there.
By car: Exit the Yamagata Expressway at Higashine IC and continue along National Route 13, then Prefectural Route 54 for about 60 minutes (40 km).
Nonoka Hongokan
Nonoka Hongokan
Higashine, Higashine
Our Japanese-style hotel has a cafe-cum-gallery surrounded by growing trees. We have an open-air bath, and chartered bath. Enjoy our hand-made cake and ice cream.
How to get there?
From Sakurambo-Higashine Station (JR Yamagata Shinkansen) East Exit: About 8 min by taxi.
Miyamaso Takamiya
Miyamaso Takamiya
Exceptional
4.6
(32 reviews)
Zao, Yamagata
Opened in 1716, this long-standing ryokan (traditional Japanese inn) situated in Zao Onsen is reaching 300 years of operation. Guests can enjoy a blissful time in 7 different types of bathtubs filled with hot spring water constantly flowing directly from the source and savor delicious Zao cuisine using fresh, seasonable ingredients.
How to get there?
From Yamagata Station (JR Yamagata Shinkansen) East Exit: Take a Yamagata Kotsu Bus bound for Zao Onsen to the Zao Onsen Bus Terminal (about 40 minutes). It is about 5 minutes on foot from there.
By car: Exit the Yamagata Expressway at Yamagata-Zao IC and continue along Route 13. Please phone from Zao Onsen Bus Terminal.
Hotel Rich & Garden Sakata
Hotel Rich & Garden Sakata
Sakata, Tsuruoka
Centrally located in Sakata City, this hotel is an ideal base for both sightseeing and business. Enjoy healthy dining at the popular restaurant Fukinotou, which serves local Shonai fare prepared using ingredients produced locally for local consumption.
How to get there?
From Sakata Station (JR Uetsu Main Line): Take the bus bound for Tsuruoka and get off at Sankyo-machi Bus Stop (approx. 10 min). About 20 min on foot or 6 min by taxi from there.
Shinjo New Grand Hotel
Shinjo New Grand Hotel
Excellent
4.4
(1 reviews)
Shinjo, Shinjo
The only hotel in Shinjo, Yamagata with banquet, wedding, and conference facilities. Guests can stay at this hotel at a low price.
How to get there?
From Yamagata Airport: About 60 minutes by taxi.
From Shinjo Station (JR Ou Line): About 5 minutes on foot, or 2 minutes by taxi.
By car: Exit the Tohoku-Chuo Expressway at Higashine IC and continue along Route 13 for about 60 minutes (30 km). Head towards Shinjo Station.
Suzu no Yado Tofuya Ryokan
Suzu no Yado Tofuya Ryokan
Yonezawa, Yonezawa
Wheelchair accessible from the parking lot to guest rooms. Both the indoor large communal bath and open-air bath is are filled with 100% pure hot spring water. Yonezawa beef plans feature A5 grade marbled Yonezawa beef to accommodate those who come from far away.
How to get there?
From Yonezawa Station (JR Yamagata Shinkansen), West Exit: Take a Yamagata Kotsu bus bound for Onogawa Onsen to the Onogawa Onsen bus stop (about 26 min). It is about 1 min from there on foot.
Takamiya Mogamigawa Bettei Beni
Takamiya Mogamigawa Bettei Beni
Tozawa, Okura
Opened in 2014, this modern Japanese accommodation boasts splendid views of the Mogami River, which can be seen from all windows.

How to get there?
From Takaya Station (JR Rikuu West Line): About 5 min by taxi.
By car: Exit the Tohoku-Chuo Expressway at the Higashine IC and continue along Routes 13 and 47 for about 78 km (about 90 min).
Kangetsu
Kangetsu
Okura, Okura
This five-story hotel has a spectacular open-air rooftop bath. The hotel also places importance on healthy cuisine, making use of mountain vegetables and mushrooms.
How to get there?
From Shinjo Station (JR Yamagata Shinkansen) West Exit: About 40 minutes by taxi.
By car: Exit the Yamagata Expressway at Yamagata-kita IC and continue along Route 13 for about 90 minutes (70 km).
Cherry Park Hotel
Cherry Park Hotel
Sagae, Sagae
This city hotel is great for all guests, whether for short-term or long-term stays. It features a family bath with waters that come from the hotel's own source. It also has a buffet breakfast and dinner that includes Sagae's local dishes which are served only in the area.
How to get there?
From Yamagata Airport: about 30 minutes by taxi at around JPY 5,000 (as of February 2014)
From Sagae Station (JR Aterazawa Line): about 10 minutes by taxi at around JPY 1,000 (as of February 2014)
By car: Exit the Yamagata Expressway at Sagae Smart IC and you will immediately see the hotel.
YAMAGATA THE TAKINAMI
YAMAGATA THE TAKINAMI
Very good
3.8
(1 reviews)
Nanyo, Nanyo
This traditional ryokan (Japanese inn) is built in an old Japanese house. They serve a fresh breakfast with rice cakes and their dinner features wild plants and famous Yonezawa beef.
How to get there?
From Tendo Station (JR Yamagata Shinkansen), JR Exit: About 30 min on foot; about 10 min by taxi.
Biyu Bishoku no Hanareyado Onogawa Onsen Kajikaso
Biyu Bishoku no Hanareyado Onogawa Onsen Kajikaso
Exceptional
4.6
(7 reviews)
Yonezawa, Yonezawa
Located at the depths of a hot spring district with an atmosphere of old Japan, Kajikaso is a large Japanese-style inn surrounded by a tranquil river and a pond that offer seasonal views of fireflies in the summer and a beautiful snowscape in the winter.
Among the several non-circulating 100% natural hot springs, guests staying at Kajikaso all love the large communal bath with views of the Japanese garden, the open-air bath with a waterfall, and the free reservable private bath. Guests can also enjoy local dishes, including servings of Yonezawa beef, recognized as one of the three major wagyu beef brands.
A free round-trip shuttle bus service is available from Yonezawa Station.
How to get there?
From Yonezawa Station (JR Yamagata Shinkansen): Take the bus bound for Onogawa Onsen for approx. 25 minutes and get off at Onogawa Onsen Chusajo (Onogawa hot springs parking lot). 3 minutes on foot from there.
From Yamagata Airport: Take the bus and get off at Sakurambohigashine. Then take the JR Yamagata Shinkansen bound for Tokyo and get off at Yonezawa (55 min.). From there take the bus bound for Onogawa Onsen and get off at Onogawa Onsen Chusajo (25 min.). 3 minutes on foot from there.

[Free Shuttle Bus Service from Yonezawa Station to Kajikaso]
*Reservation required in advance
-Pick-up from Yonezawa Station to Kajikaso: 11:10, 14:30
-Drop-off at Yonezawa Station from Kajikaso: 10:30, 14:00
Attamariland Fukabori Niji no Yakata
Attamariland Fukabori Niji no Yakata
Oishida, Obanazawa
Feel the breath of the mountains and rivers on your skin as you look upon the crystal-clear streams below this tranquil lodging.
How to get there?
From Oishida Station (JR Ou Main Line, Yamagata Shinkansen): About 30 min on foot, or about 5 min via taxi at around JPY 900 (as of Aug. 2017).
By car: Exit the Tohoku Expressway at Higashine IC and take Route 13 in the direction of Obanazawa. Turn left at Tochiuda Intersection and drive towards the town of Oishida for about 15 min.
By plane: Use Yamagata Airport.
Yamagata Nanokamachi Washington Hotel
Yamagata Nanokamachi Washington Hotel
Very good
3.6
(2 reviews)
Yamagata, Yamagata
Located in the Nanoka-machi area in the heart of Yamagata City, all guest rooms in this hotel feature high-speed Internet/Wi-Fi access and hi-tech bidet toilets, and a men's and women's baths are located on the first floor. There is also a convenience store on the first floor, and a wide range of restaurants are conveniently situated within a 1-minute walk from the hotel.

Large Communal Bath Information
The first floor of the lodging has the gender-segregated Meguri-no-Yu communal baths.
There are relaxing baths that carry the fragrance of cypress. The hot water, which is drawn up from underground waters in the Zao water system 100 meters below ground, is gentle on the body.
Guests can use it to comfortably relieve their travel fatigue.
It is free of charge for staying guests.

Available Hours: Morning - 6:00 - 10:00, Evening - 16:00 - 0:00.
To use it, please receive the bath entrance key from the front desk.
How to get there?
From Yamagata Station (JR Yamagata Shinkansen), East Exit: About 20 minutes on foot or 5 minutes by taxi.
By car: Exit the Yamagata Expressway at Yamagata-Zao IC and continue on Route 112 for about 4 km (about 10 minutes), then continue on Route 13 for about 3 km (about 8 minutes) toward Yamagata City Office.
Zao Kokusai Hotel
Zao Kokusai Hotel
Excellent
4.2
(20 reviews)
Zao, Yamagata
Relax in "Hachiemon no Yu," built from all wood and with a dynamic high ceiling, including a large communal bath, open-air bath, footbath and reservable private baths. The baths use milky white hot water, constantly flowing directly from the hot spring source, and guests can enjoy to its fullest the great nature of Zao.
How to get there?
From Yamagata Station (JR Yamagata Shinkansen) East Exit: Take the Yamako Bus bound for Zao Onsen and get off at Zao Onsen Bus Terminal (about 40 minutes). About 10 minutes on foot, or 3 minutes by taxi from there.
By car: Exit the Yamagata Expressway at Yamagata-Zao IC and continue along Route 13, then the Nishi-Zao Kogen Line for about 30 minutes (20 km). Head towards the Zao Ropeway.
Hotel Route-Inn Shinjyo Ekimae
Hotel Route-Inn Shinjyo Ekimae
Shinjo, Shinjo
With a great location close to Shinjo Station and Route 13, this hotel features a special man-made radium hot spring, and Internet access in all rooms, making it convenient for business trips and sightseeing.
How to get there?
From JR Shinjo Station East Exit: About 1 min on foot.
By car: Exit the Tohoku-Chuo Expressway at Higashine IC and continue on Route 13 for about 50 km (about 50 min)
Yaotome
Yaotome
Tsuruoka, Tsuruoka
This charming, solitary inn is located along the scenic Yura Coast, selected as one of the 100 most beautiful coastlines in Japan. Enjoy the magnificent scenery of Hakusan Island applauded for its beauty as "Tohoku's Enoshima."
How to get there?
From Sanze Station (JR Uetsu Line): About 10 minutes by taxi.
By car: Exit the Yamagata Expressway at Tsuruoka IC and continue along Route 7 for about 20 minutes.
Yoshitagawa Bekkan
Yoshitagawa Bekkan
Higashine, Higashine
Located in a peaceful hot spring resort surrounded by lush green mountains, this traditional inn offers a range of spacious Japanese-style guest rooms and features a large communal cypress hot spring bath.
How to get there?
From Sakurambo-Higashine Station (JR Yamagata Shinkansen): 10 minutes by taxi.
By car: Exit the Tohoku Chuo Expressway at the Higashine IC and continue along National Route 287. Then change to Route 13 and head for Higashine Onsen.
Ochimizu no Yu Tsutaya
Ochimizu no Yu Tsutaya
Nishikawa, Nishikawa
Guests can enjoy handmade cuisine lovingly prepared with local, seasonal ingredients, and a large communal bath made of Japanese cypress. The views of Mt. Gassan, Mt. Yudono, Mt. Ubagatake, as well as Goshiki Pond are truly magnificent.
How to get there?
From JR Yamagata Station: Take an expressway bus bound for Tsuruoka/Sakata to the Gassan-guchi bus stop (about 60 min). It is about 10 min by taxi from there.
By car: Exit the Yamagata Expressway from Gassan IC and take Route 112 for about 5 km (about 10 min).
Arimakan
Arimakan
Exceptional
4.8
(1 reviews)
Kaminoyama, Yamagata
The chef serves elegant Japanese kaiseki dishes, choosing mainly local, seasonal ingredients. There are panoramic open-air baths on the seventh floor and large communal baths and private baths on the first floor and basement level.
How to get there?
From Kaminoyama-onsen Station (JR Yamagata Shinkansen): About 10 minutes on foot, or 3 minutes by taxi.
By car: Exit the Tohoku-Chuo Expressway at Yamagata-Kaminoyama IC and continue along National Route 13 for about 2 minutes (1 km), then Prefectural Route 169 for about 5 minutes (3 km).
Yamanoki
Yamanoki
Yonezawa, Yonezawa
A hot spring ryokan in Shirabu Onsen, located in the lush green mountains of Yonezawa city in Yamagata Prefecture. The ryokan features "robata" grilled kaiseki meals prepared with ingredients of the season, and boasts 100% all natural bathing facilities here in this hot spring area that was even used by generals in the Warring States period. Guestrooms are warm, comfortable Japanese-style rooms. With just 11 rooms available for guests, this hotel strives to maintain an air of "luxury travel".
How to get there?
From JR Yonezawa Station (Yamagata Shinkansen): Leave via the Main Entrance and board a bus bound for Shirabu Onsen. Alight after 40 minutes and continue on foot.
Kuhe Ryokan
Kuhe Ryokan
Exceptional
4.7
(1 reviews)
Tsuruoka, Tsuruoka
Completely renovated in July 2003, this inn features three types of “maisonnette”-style rooms (each with its own hot spring spa), rotenburo (open-air baths), a restaurant with private rooms, and an exhibit of historical materials related to Shuhei Fujisawa, a famous writer of historical fiction who was born in Tsuruoka.
How to get there?
From Tsuruoka Station on the JR Uetsu Honsen Line: Take a bus bound for Yutagawa Onsen (25 minutes). Get off at the Yutagawaonsen stop. The inn is 2 minutes on foot.
Ginzanso
Ginzanso
Exceptional
4.5
(100 reviews)
Obanazawa, Obanazawa
Enjoy a relaxing mountain retreat at this Japanese-style inn nestled away in the Yamagata highlands. Guests at this hotel can enjoy Japanese sake while taking in the surrounding seasonal landscapes from the comfort of a refreshing open-air bath.
How to get there?
From Oishida Station (JR Yamagata Shinkansen): Take a bus bound for Ginzan Onsen and get off at the Ginzan Onsen bus stop (about 40 min). It is about 1 min on foot from there.
By car: Exit the Tohoku-Chuo Expressway at Higashine IC and continue along National Route 13 for about 40 km (about 50 min).
Sakaiya Morino-Hotel Wald Berg
Sakaiya Morino-Hotel Wald Berg
Excellent
4.0
(6 reviews)
Zao, Yamagata
Located on a cool plateau, this hotel serves homemade cuisine featuring seasonal ingredients. Guests can enjoy the outdoor bath in summer and the open-air bath in winter - the temperatures of the abundantly flowing hot springs are always perfect for each season.
How to get there?
From Yamagata Station (JR Yamagata Shinkansen), East Exit: Take a Yamako Bus bound for Zao Onsen and get off at Zao Onsen Bus Terminal (about 40 min). It is about 15 min on foot from there.
By car: Exit the Yamagata Expressway at Yamagata-Zao IC and continue along Prefectural Route Nishi-Zao Kogen Line for about 18 km (about 25 min).
Tansen Hotel
Tansen Hotel
Nanyo, Nanyo
This long-established Japanese-style inn is located at the very center of Akayu Onsen, a hot spring district that opened 900 years ago. A private cypress bath, 2 open-air baths, and a Japanese kaiseki course dinner featuring local dishes prepared with seasonal ingredients can be enjoyed. Guests can order additional dishes from a selection of popular menus including premium Yonezawa beef and Sangen pork. Savor all-you-can-eat mochi (sticky rice cake) for breakfast at the large dining hall!
How to get there?
From Akayu Station (JR Yamagata Shinkansen), East Exit: About 25 min on foot or about 7 min by taxi.
Gotenmori
Gotenmori
Exceptional
4.7
(1 reviews)
Nanyo, Nanyo
This traditional Japanese inn was formerly a villa of the Uesugi family. Guests can relax in 12 baths using the area's most voluminous spring, a stone sauna, as well as relaxation facilities. Cuisine including Yonezawa beef is also highly regarded by visitors.
How to get there?
From Akayu Station (JR Yamagata Shinkansen) East Exit: About 20 minutes on foot, or 6 minutes by taxi.
By car: Exit the Tohoku Expressway at Fukushima-Iizaka IC and continue along Route 13 for about 55 km.
Yamagata Grand Hotel
Yamagata Grand Hotel
Excellent
4.1
(4 reviews)
Yamagata, Yamagata
This hotel is convenient for business and tourists located in the center of the city. Inside, they have many Japanese art pieces on display to welcome guests.
How to get there?
From Yamagata Station (JR Yamagata Shinkansen): 5 min by car.
By car: 5 km (10 min) from Yamagata Expressway Yamagata-Zao IC.
From Yamagata Airport: 40 min by bus.
Tsutaya Hijiori Hotel
Tsutaya Hijiori Hotel
Okura, Okura
Located in the heart of Hijiori Onsen, a hot spring thought to work wonders for bathers' health, and boasting a long history of 1200 years, this hotel offers guests a place to enjoy high quality hot spring baths and mountain cuisine made with local ingredients.
How to get there?
By car: From the Higashine IC on the Yamagata Expressway, take National Route 13 for approx. 70 min., and then change to Prefectural Route 31, Prefectural Route 330, Prefectural Route 30, and then National Route 458, and drive for approx. 30 min.
From JR Yamagata Shinjo Station: Take the bus bound for Hijiori Onsen (approx. 55 min.), and get off at the Hijiori Dai-ni bus stop. From there, the hotel is approx. 2 min. away on foot.
Tokyo Dai-ichi Hotel Yonezawa
Tokyo Dai-ichi Hotel Yonezawa
Yonezawa, Yonezawa
Located in Yonezawa, a castle town built by the Uesugi family, this is a high-class hotel offering cordial service and refined hospitality.
How to get there?
From Yonezawa Station (JR Yamagata Shinkansen): About 5 min by taxi.
By car: Exit the Tohoku Expressway at Fukushima-Iizaka IC and continue along Route 13 for about 45 km (about 60 min).
Hanayubi Nihonkai
Hanayubi Nihonkai
Tsuruoka, Tsuruoka
The hotel has an amazing location that overlooks the setting sun and great white beaches of the nearby sea just on the other side of a pine forest. Guests can also look forward to the hotel's dinner buffet with dishes made from a traditional irori (sunken hearth).
How to get there?
From Tsuruoka Station (JR Uetsu Main Line): Take the bus bound for Yunohama Onsen and get off at Yunohama Onsen Shobosho-mae (Fire Station) Bus Stop. Immediate access from there.
Yumori no Yado Sannojo
Yumori no Yado Sannojo
Mogami, Mogami
Standing by the bank of the Mogami Oguni River, this secluded ryokan offers a place where guests can let time slowly drift by and forget their everyday cares. The ryokan boasts of an impressive rock bath made from large natural rocks carved by hand.
How to get there?
From Akakura Onsen Station (JR Rikuu East Line): about 40 min on foot.
Pick-up and drop-off service available at Akakura Onsen Station. Please make a reservation.
By car: Exit the Tohoku Expressway at Furukawa IC and continue along Route 47.
Hotel Lucent Takamiya
Hotel Lucent Takamiya
Excellent
4.3
(22 reviews)
Zao, Yamagata
This hotel prides itself on its original cuisine which uses the season's wild vegetables. The large baths are named as Hinoki no Yu (a cypress wood bath ), Komorebi no Yu (bath of sunlight), Hagakure no Yu, and sauna. In all there are 4 types to enjoy.
How to get there?
From Yamagata Station (JR Yamagata Shinkansen), East Exit: Take a Yamako Bus bound for Zao Onsen and get off at Zao Onsen Bus Terminal (about 40 min). It is about 5 min on foot from there.
Higashiya Ryokan
Higashiya Ryokan
Exceptional
4.5
(4 reviews)
Yonezawa, Yonezawa
The first inn to accommodate guests at Shirabu Onsen, a hot spring district with a history of 700 years. Higashiya Ryokan welcomes its guests with an abundant supply of hot spring water, available at the many types of baths this Japanese-style inn has to offer including open-air baths and an indoor fountain bath. Local dishes enjoyed amidst the beautiful nature will surely add to the experience.
Higashiya Ryokan is highly appreciated by guests on a multiple-night vacation, as well as those seeking for a 1-night accommodation as a base to attack Mt. Nishiazuma.
How to get there?
From Yonezawa Station (JR Yamagata Shinkansen): Take the bus bound for Shirabu Onsen/Tengendai and get off at Shirabu Onsen bus stop (50 min). About 2 min on foot from there.
[About the Free Shuttle Bus Service from Yonezawa Station to Higashiya Ryokan]
*Reservation required in advance
- Pick-up from Yonezawa Station to Higashiya Ryokan: 14:30
- Drop-off at Yonezawa Station from Higashiya Ryokan: 10:30
Yumori Shomian Yamakawa
Yumori Shomian Yamakawa
Yonezawa, Yonezawa
Located right at the center of the hot spring district, guests staying at Shomian Yamakawa can enjoy a pleasant walk to the nearby Omono River where fireflies flicker at the beginning of summer.
This authentic Japanese-style inn comes complete with a relaxing lobby, souvenir shop, bar, large communal bath with an abundant supply of hot spring water, a fountain bath, and an open-air bath where guests can taste the spring.
For dinner, savor seasonal local dishes prepared with mainly mountain ingredients. Hot spring porridge and imoni (thick potato and meat soup) are among the many popular breakfast dishes here.
How to get there?
From Yonezawa Station (JR Yamagata Shinkansen): 20 minutes by taxi. Or take the bus bound for Onogawa Onsen and get off at Onogawa Onsen (25 min). 1 minute on foot from there.
Yusuitei Isagoya
Yusuitei Isagoya
Excellent
4.4
(2 reviews)
Tsuruoka, Tsuruoka
This ryokan (Japanese-style hotel) is on the beach of Shonai sand dunes. You can see the sea from every room, and the view of the setting sun is beautiful. The ryokan has 5 baths to use and their traditional, elegant Japanese kaiseki dishes are quite popular among guests.
How to get there?
From Tsuruoka Station (JR Uetsu Main Line): Take a bus bound for Yunohama Onsen and get off at the last stop (Yunohama Onsen bus stop) (approx. 37 min). It is about 3 min on foot from there.
Hotel Pearl City Tendo
Hotel Pearl City Tendo
Tendo, Yamagata
This hotel is located in the center of Tendo City, a 3-minute drive from the station. It makes a great base for guests on business or leisure.
How to get there?
From Tendo Station (JR Yamagata Shinkansen) East Exit: About 8 minutes on foot, or 3 minutes by taxi.
By car: Exit the Yamagata Expressway at Yamagata-kita IC and continue along Route 13 for about 15 minutes (10 km).
Kameya (Yunohama Onsen)
Kameya (Yunohama Onsen)
Tsuruoka, Tsuruoka
All of our rooms have a bath with a view of the Sea of Japan. We have a large bath, open-air bath and hinoki-buro (a cypress bath) as well. The view of the sunset is also highly recommended.
How to get there?
From JR Uetsu Line Tsuruoka Station: take bus bound for Yunohama Onsen, 5 mins from the last stop. From Yamagata Expressway Shonai-Kuko IC: 10 mins
Higashine Grand Hotel
Higashine Grand Hotel
Higashine, Higashine
This hotel is equipped with a free, large-scale parking lot that can also be used by trucks and buses! Late-night arrivals are also welcome! Enjoy a 24-hour hot spring with waters flowing straight from the source, as well as Yamagata regional cuisine. The hotel is open to everyone from solo travelers to large groups and is available for a variety of purposes.
How to get there?
From Yamagata Airport: About 10 min by taxi/car.
From Higashine Station (JR Ou Main Line): About 4 min by taxi; 10 min on foot.
By car: Exit the Tohoku Expressway from Higashine IC and take the Yamagata-kita Bypass and Route 13 for about 15 min.
Pension Amitire
Pension Amitire
Yonezawa, Yonezawa
This pension is situated in Tengendai Kogen. Savor a full course dinner especially prepared by the chef while enjoying a live performance by the staff.
How to get there?
From Yonezawa Station (JR Yamagata Shinkansen): about 30 min by taxi.
By bus: Take the bus bound for Shirabu/Tengendai and alight at Yumoto bus stop.
By car: Exit the Tohoku Expressway at Fukushima-Iizaka IC and continue along Route 13. At the signboard before Shirabu Onsen, turn right.
Yamagata Kokusai Hotel
Yamagata Kokusai Hotel
Very good
3.8
(5 reviews)
Yamagata, Yamagata
Just a 5-minute walk from JR Yamagata Station! One of the best aspects of this hotel is its morning breakfast buffet featuring egg dishes prepared by the chef right in front of guests' eyes, as well as local cuisine, such as Imoni, and breakfast curry. Free Internet available and Chinese Daifu TV channel is available for free in all the guest rooms.
How to get there?
From JR Yamagata Station East Exit: About 5 minutes on foot. Head towards Yamako Bus Terminal.
By car: Exit the Yamagata Expressway at Yamagata-Zao IC and continue along Route 286 for about 10 minutes (4 km). Head towards Yamako Bus Terminal.
Best Western The Japonais Yonezawa
Best Western The Japonais Yonezawa
Very good
3.9
(2 reviews)
Yonezawa, Yonezawa
Conveniently located just 3 minutes on foot from Yonezawa Station's East Exit. The complimentary breakfast is very popular. Free room theater system and a communal bathing facility for men. Free Wi-Fi in the entire building.
How to get there?
From Yonezawa Station (JR Yamagata Shinkansen) East Exit: About 3 minutes on foot.
By car: Exit the Tohoku Expressway at Fukushima-Iizaka IC and continue along Route 13 for about 40 minutes (35 km).
Yamagata Eki Nishiguchi Washington Hotel
Yamagata Eki Nishiguchi Washington Hotel
Excellent
4.4
(2 reviews)
Yamagata, Yamagata
No getting soaked in the rain! Directly connected (2 minutes' walk) from Yamagata Station. All rooms feature Wi-Fi! Wired LAN available too. Single rooms feature larger beds. Convenient for both business and leisure!
How to get there?
From Yamagata Station (JR Yamagata Shinkansen): About 2 minutes on foot.
By car: Exit the Yamagata Expressway at Yamagata-Zao IC and continue along Prefectural Routes 16 and 18 toward Yamagata Station.