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Sakunami Onsen

Sakunami, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture 989-3431, Japan
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Ranked #3 of 6 activities in Sendai
Type: Onsen Resorts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

The Ichinobu Hotel / Onsen was easy to get to because the yellow free shuttle was waiting at the train station. Once we arrived the welcome was great but it was confusing because nothing is in English. We paid at the door, got the yukata and towel on the same floor, eventually found the locker room on the 2nd floor... More

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Kyoto, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Simple to access via platforms 7 & 8 , Senzen line, Sendai station (costs ¥480), which takes about 30 minutes, where you will be met by a shuttle bus. The yellow one takes you to Ichinobo, which costs ¥1200. A fine and well maintained series of baths await, but make sure that you take in all the outside baths as... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

Sakunami Onsen (hot spring) is easy to get to, relatively inexpensive, and beautiful. It is well worth the trip from Sendai, and I would return without question. First, convenience: Sakunami is probably the most convenient onsen to get to from Sendai, at least if you're reading this review. Why the qualifier? Well, this review is one of the only reviews... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

Sakunami is a small town with a number of beautiful onsens - catch a free shuttle bus from the station to one of three very pretty onsens. I ended up at Ichinobo by default - I caught the most colourful bus. Entrance to the resort was 1500 yen. Change rooms are upstairs - here's a handy hint that I wish... More

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