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Shimoda Yamatokan

2048 Kisami, Shimoda 415-0028, Shizuoka Prefecture
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong Region, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An amazing experience that I would gladly do all over again (which I most certainly will). The coastal views are breath-taking and the whole staff was extremely friendly and helpful. Although a few of the dishes served for dinner and breakfast were not to my liking, I would attribute that to personal taste rather than poor quality or preparation. I... More 

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s-yamatokan, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Shimoda Yamatokan, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your staying with us. We are very happy to hear from your wonderful feedback. We hope you enjoyed our breath taking view and Japanese style seafood except some dishes. Food dishes will be able to arrange whatever you want. Please try next time. As you know, about 2 hours, 45 minutes from Tokyo on Odoriko... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located on a cliff right in front of a quiet beautiful beach. The building is a bit old, but very well maintained and cleaned. Old fashioned traditional Tatami rooms, but the bed is comfortable as they put an extremely thick good mat underneath. Extremely kind and helpful staffs. Great food - recommend to book a package with breakfast & dinner... More 

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s-yamatokan, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Shimoda Yamatokan, responded to this review

We are very happy to hear from your great feedback. We hope that you enjoyed our stunning ocean view and you had experienced our local seafood cuisine. Our baby rental gears are always helpful for travelers with kids and baby. If you have any request, we will be prepared for your comfortable stay. We may be of service to you... More 

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the hotel for one night in early November. I picked the hotel because of its ranking in trip advisor and really to give my wife a treat as she loves onsen. The hotel is in a cove very popular for surfers and only a 5 minute drive from Shimoda. It is up on a... More 

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s-yamatokan, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Shimoda Yamatokan, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your stay to "SHIMODA YAMATOKAN". We are happy to hear from your nice feedback. We hope you enjoyed our view and hot spring and local cuisine. There are any packages here, for instance "the room with the private open-air bath", "In-room service" etc..., please try any other packages in the next booking. More 

Fujisawa, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Four stars because of the delicious and multicourse meals—though two days of them were a bit too abundant—the restaurant (UMI room) staff, hotel staff in general, location. Beautiful view! Was disappointed in the room we got for 14,000 yen and 20,000 yen per person (including two meals per day) for the respective Friday and Saturday stay. It was run down,... More 

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s-yamatokan, マネージャー at Shimoda Yamatokan, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice feedback. First of all, we apologize about smell of the cigarette. There are no "non-smoking room" in our hotel. But you can request with no ashtray and deodorize with spray and put air fresher on the guest room. Please request our style of "non-smoking room" on your booking. And about our long steps and corridor,... More 

Santa Clara, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I really enjoyed the onsen baths at this beachside ryokan. Make sure that you pick a day when you can go to the Eastern style baths, those were the best. They even have an out door bath higher on the cliff with a fantastic view of the beach. My first floor room had a great view of the beach. Swimming... More 

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s-yamatokan, マネージャー at Shimoda Yamatokan, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice feedback. We are proud of our stunning ocean view . If you have another chance to come our hotel, please try to stay upper floor because you will see more stunning ocean view! We look forward to see you in the near future again. Thank you. Shimoda Yamatokan More 

Sanur, Indonesia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Easily accessible by shuttle bus from the train station, this Onsen experience hotel became one of my top experiences in Japan. The rooms are very comfortable and spacious, each with a private terrace garden that overlooks the beach and the surfers in the bay. The hotel also has direct access to the beach. Very friendly staff made us feel welcome,... More 

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s-yamatokan, マネージャー at Shimoda Yamatokan, responded to this review

Thank you for your staying to us the other day. We are very happy to hear from you a very nice feedback. We hope you enjoyed and had experienced your memorial time in Shimoda Yamatokan. Looking forward to serving you in the near future again. Thank you! More 

Oslo, Norway
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

A great place to discover the best of Japan: the ONSEN. A 2,5 hrs train ride south from Tokyo. Pick up at station. Ok English; always good if you know the basics. Dinner was great, the onsen was very nice - particularly the JP side with a great rotenburo(outdoor) with a view. Comfortable futons made on large tatami rooms. I... More 

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s-yamatokan, マネージャー at Shimoda Yamatokan, responded to this review

Thank you for your staying to our Shimoda Yamatokan. We are very happy to hear from your nice feedback. Although it takes 2.5 hours from Tokyo, but you felt it's not so long to come? We hope you enjoyed our seafood cuisine and stunning ocean view and fresh air. Please remember this special trip for you for ever and look... More 

Hong Kong, China
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We stayed there for a night and had a good time. Food was great, both dinner and breakfast. We stayed in a room with our private bath and the view from our room is awesome. We also went to the public bath, both are good, one is in western and one is in Japanese style.

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s-yamatokan, マネージャー at Shimoda Yamatokan, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your stay to us. And also thank you for your feedback. We hope you enjoyed our "Food", "View and "Hot spring" . We look forward to see you near future again. More 

Lennox Head, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

I guess the regular traveller to Japan would not know that you can rent a room at the Yamatokan from around 3pm to 9pm and enjoy the facilities. We were lucky to be taken by our friends and had a beach front room in traditional style, given kimonos and we used the wonderful onsens up on the roof, a separate... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

The HP of the hotel is very deceptive, as the real place is very old. The common areas next to the pool are even in dire condition. The food had nothing fancy. It would have been fine if the place were cheap. But as it is expensive it was the worse value of all the ryokan I have stayed. Most... More 

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Address: 2048 Kisami, Shimoda 415-0028, Shizuoka Prefecture
Location: Japan > Chubu > Shizuoka Prefecture > Shimoda > Shimoda Onsen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Yamatokan Hotel Shimoda
Yamatokan Resort Shimoda
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