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Musashibo

15 Hiraizumi, Nishiiwai-gun, Hiraizumi-cho 029-4102, Iwate Prefecture
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014
davegidd Bonsall, California
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Bonsall, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

There are a couple of small ryokan in Hiraizumi, but none can beat the location of this Japanese-style onsen hotel. It is right in the middle of all the sights you come to Hiraizumi to see. The tourist loop bus stops right out front, so it is easy to get to the few sights that are a longer distance, although... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I stayed here just one night after sight-seeing in Hiraizumi. The hotel is located right in the middle of the World Heritage site, so walking to the temples was no problem. The room was Western style and quite small, but I got that kind of room because I'm a solo traveler. The Japanese style rooms are probably a lot bigger.... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

I just turned on a rainy night when the town was deep in snow and slush. I booked in with dinner and breakfast. The in-house onsen was a blessed escape from the weather outside and the dinner excellent. The room, as they hastened to assure me, was small and Western style but it was clean, warm and comfortable. It was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2011

The rooms are a little basic, but given you should be spending your stay at the Unesco heritage sites, the surrounding area (we'd recommend a daytrip to Geibikei gorge) or in the excellent on site onsen, so what. The kaiseki style multi course dinner is truly fabulous. Breakfast is nearly as good. From the outside this place looks very ordinary.... More 

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