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Hotel East China Sea

2-8 Misakicho, Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefecture 907-0012, Japan
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Ranked #13 of 32 hotels in Ishigaki
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is located nearby Ishigaki Port, about three-minute walk away, so it was very convenient to access to remote islands, such as Taketomi-jima. Our non-smoking room was on the 8th floor, so the view from our room was beautiful. Especially, the sunset was gorgeous to look at. All the rooms face the marina, so the views from rooms on... More

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Okinawa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Do not book this! We booked 5 nights but could only stay for four due to the stench of molds in our room, we tried to change room after first night but got information that the hotel was full. We felt sick from the smell in the walls. Will never go back!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here 5 nights, used as a base for travel to other islands. Could see local festival fireworks from balcony. Location: excellent. Next to Main Street, very close to ferry terminal, bus stop, rental car Room: clean tidy, balcony overlooking port and ferry terminal -bonus. No safe. Few power sockets. Bathroom: bath not sealed to wall, and bath taps loose... More

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Treviso, Italy
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

The good thing about this hotel is the location. Closed to the ferry terminal, local market and many restaurants. The hotel staff are very helpful and friendly. The breakfast is ok but nothing special. The room is a bit old and the windows are not so clean. The parking is not free because there is no hotel parking. You can... More

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Victoria, Canada
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144 reviews 144 reviews
37 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

The location is excellent as you are less than 500 meters from ferries, the market and many restaurants etc. The layout of our room was excellent with plenty of room, the staff and level of service was average for Japan which is excellent elsewhere in the world. We were lucky enough to get a non-smoking room. The buffet was average,... More

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Brussels,
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

Clean hotel, all ocean view, close (3 min. walk) to the ferry terminal, and easy to get away from Ishigaki-city. Staff was very helpful. Wifi is (now?) available but only in front of the lobby. You need to ask for the password at the front desk. Breakfast in buffet-style is plenty and the Champloo is changed daily between goya, fu,... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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30 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012

We stayed with 3 persons, an extra bed was put in the room and still enough space for us to move around and having our luggages in there. Sea view on the harbour with balcony. Complimentary tea and bathroom amenities. Clean room. Great variety in breakfast, mainly Japanese (warm) food. Salad, croissants, yam are available. Unfortunately no internet nor wifi... More

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Osaka
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2011

Stayed with the collegues for the second time for 2 nights. Everything is nice. The beautiful sea view in every room. Just 3 minutes walk to a ferry terminal, to the city market and bar/restaurants street. It was a nice lovely stay!

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2011

The Hotel East China Sea was a great internet find. We were looking for location, comfort and view at a reasonable price--admittedly a combination rarely achieved--but in this hotel we were pleasantly surprised. The hotel overlooks the tiny harbor in the town of Ishigaki, and from one of the upper level rooms we got an excellent panorama of the island's... More

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Address: 2-8 Misakicho, Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefecture 907-0012, Japan
Location: Japan > Kyushu-Okinawa > Okinawa Prefecture > Ishigaki
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