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Miyajima Grand Hotel Arimoto

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364 Minami-machi, Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi 739-0522, Hiroshima Prefecture
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This was the second time that I went to Miyajima. First time was 5 years ago where I stayed in a much smaller (boutique) luxury Ryokan where I experience the charm of Miyajima. This time I also had a great time. I thought Miyajima Grand Hotel Arimoto was a grand hotel, great service and good Kaiseki dinner. However, for someone... More 

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Arimoto, 宿泊予約課 at Miyajima Grand Hotel Arimoto, responded to this review

Dear mrtravelmore Thank you for visiting Miyajima again after 5 years! It is always our pleasure to hear that people return to Miyajima for travel. As you mentioned, our hotel is relatively large property. We are looking forward to welcoming you again in Miyajima Island. From Miyajima Grand Hotel Arimoto More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I really enjoyed my stay here and would happy return. The staff was very friendly and helpful and convenient shuttle bus to/from ferry. Breakfast could have been a little better but it was fine. Dinner was very nice but a lot of food, nobody could finish everything! Rooms were clean, comfortable and spacious. Most places in Miyajima are within walking... More 

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Arimoto, 宿泊予約課 at Miyajima Grand Hotel Arimoto, responded to this review

Dear JapanPhotoGuide Thank you for staying at Miyajima Grand Hotel Arimoto. We are glad to hear that our shuttle service was convenient for you. In fact, we are first hotel in Miyajima started to provide free shuttle bus rides for guest. We are looking forward to seeing you in the near future. From Miyajima Grand Hotel Arimoto More 

Sydney, Australia
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32 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We stayed here one night and it was OK. The location is great, a few minutes walk to the shrine and the tori gate. They provide a free shuttle to the ferry, we didn't call beforehand but the shuttle was waiting there. Shuttle stops a few steps above the hotel, staff were very helpful with the luggage, they brought us... More 

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Arimoto, 宿泊予約課 at Miyajima Grand Hotel Arimoto, responded to this review

Dear lovetoeattravel2012 We appreciate your comment on TripAdvisor. As your mentioned, there are many things we can do to improve our property. Thank you for providing us your honest feedback and perspective. Japan is in the middle of summer right now, opposite season to your country Australia. Thank you for coming to Miyajima and Staying with us this time. From... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

In my opinion, this is not a luxury hotel. It doesn't have a lot of facility except for the bath. It is still a relatively nice hotel regardless. We stayed in the traditional room, as we really wanted to truly experience Japanese culture. The dinner is elaborate and interesting; It wasn't the greatest dinner I had in Japan, but the... More 

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Arimoto, 宿泊予約課 at Miyajima Grand Hotel Arimoto, responded to this review

Dear dunnocolor Thank you for staying at Miyajima Grand Hotel Arimoto and also writing your precious comment on TripAdvisor. As for the breakfast, we will discuss with management team and take corrective action. We are glad to hear you have enjoyed beautiful scenery in Miyajima. Thank you for visiting all the way from Canada. From  Miyajima Grand Hotel Arimoto More 

Rochester, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I'm sure this place was amazing at one point but it is a bit date now and is not aging all that gracefully. The island is definitely worth seeing but we would not repeat this location. The rooms are worn and smell of smoke. Most of the staff are nice but the English speaking front desk staff aren't especially nice.... More 

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Arimoto, 宿泊予約課 at Miyajima Grand Hotel Arimoto, responded to this review

Dear Krow411 Thank you for staying at Miyajima Grand Hotel Arimoto and writing the review for us. We would like to apologize for not being able to meet your expectation, especially in regard to the smell of room and staff English level. We appreciate your honest feedback, we will take corrective action to improve the area you have highlighted. Again, thank... More 

Bellefontaine, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We had a wonderful experience at Miyajima Grand Hotel Arimoto. The service was excellent and the location was perfect to visit the Torii. We stayed in a traditional Japanese-style room and were treated to a full Japanese dinner.

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Arimoto, 宿泊予約課 at Miyajima Grand Hotel Arimoto, responded to this review

Dear acg828892 Thank you for visiting Miyajima and staying with us at Miyajima Grand Hotel Arimoto. We are glad to hear that you have a comfortable stay. We will continuously improve our service to be memorable place for guest visiting us from all over the world. Thank you for your kind comment and we are looking forward to welcoming you again... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Beautiful place with a fantastic locación, few steps away of the giagant Torii of the Itsukushima Shrine, once of the three top views of Japan. The hotel requires minor maintenance details. Personnel makes an effort to provide a superior service.

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Arimoto, 宿泊予約課 at Miyajima Grand Hotel Arimoto, responded to this review

Dear CFL2060 Thank you for coming to Miyajima, and staying with us. As you commented, Miyajima is a beautiful island, we will sustain the natural environment and provide best service and experience to guest visiting here. Thank you for your review and we are looking forward to your return. From : Miyajima Grand Hotel Arimoto More 

Houston, Texas
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This hotel was very nice, with excellent staff and service. The rooms were clean and the meals in the restaurant were wonderful. The public bath was nice. The hotel is within walking distance to shrines, parks, and the ropeway that leads to the hiking area. There are also shops nearby; try the cookie ice cream sandwiches (sold on a road... More 

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Arimoto, 宿泊予約課 at Miyajima Grand Hotel Arimoto, responded to this review

Dear TGH56003 Thank you for staying at our hotel and also writing review on TripAdvisor. We are especially thank you for your comments on dinner and the guest room. We hope you had a great and enjoyable time here in Miyajiam. The ice cream you are talking about is probably melon bread ice cream which is famous sweet in the... More 

Worthing, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We caught the local train from Hiroshima station (JR line platform 1) to Miyajima Guchi port (last stop 26 mins), then ferry to the island. Tip: if you have Japan Rail Pass take right hand subway entrance to ferry which takes you straight to JR ferry. Get the hotel bus up as it's a beautiful ride through the forest and... More 

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Arimoto, 宿泊予約課 at Miyajima Grand Hotel Arimoto, responded to this review

Dear FerringFairy Thank you for coming to Miyajima Grand Hotel all the way from England. And Thank you for your comments about our hotel. As your advice, we recommend our guests to visit Hiroshima's Peace Memorial Park if they have time for it. (takes only 50 mins from Miyajima by the ferry.) The cherry blooms have just ended and now you... More 

Ferring, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Situated in the town centre close by the temple and Floating Torii Gate, it does not look much from the outside. However once inside it is much more traditional. A real plus is there is a free hotel shuttle bus from the ferry pier although you can walk to the hotel within 15 minutes (just turn right at the pier... More 

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Arimoto, 宿泊予約課 at Miyajima Grand Hotel Arimoto, responded to this review

Dear FerringFerret Thank you for staying at Miyajima Grand Hotel Arimoto for 2 nights. Also, thank you so much for providing useful information for future travelers. Your kind advices will help future travelers to plan better stay in Miyajima!! As you commented, we serve the rice with pickles as a final dish for the dinner. We are glad to hear... More 

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