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Sakan

28 Yakushi, Akiumachiyumoto, Taihaku-ku, Sendai 982-0241, Miyagi Prefecture
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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san francisco
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

My colleague booked this place for us, because he felt it was a uniquely Japanese experience and his favorite ryokan and onsen in the area. The place did not disappoint. This is a 1,000 year old traditional Japanese ryokan, although only documented for the past 500 years? It is beautifully and elegantly furnished. When you enter, you feel like you... More 

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bangkok
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

This is our first time in Akiu onsen in Tohoku perfecture. We didn't expect much.But it is such a enjoyable moment with a comfortable room, delicious food and service was outstanding. Mr. Saitoh Kazuhiro was very helpful. He spoke english well and enthusiasm in providing tourist information for us. Everthing is over expectation.We love this hotel .If you would like... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2009

English speaking tourist will be hard pressed to find a reference to this world class property. Except for a visiting dignitary, I doubt that many Americans have been guests at Sakan. My Japanese vocabulary consists of 50 or so phrases which was more than the English skills of anyone at this remarkable ryokan. The awkward communication just added to the... More 

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