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Dogo Onsen Honkan

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Beautiful building

At the end of a shopping mall the building was rebuilt 150 years ago on the site of a historic... read more

Reviewed December 22, 2018
Reynella, Australia
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A great experience, but don't go during Golden Week!

We got there bright and early on a Saturday, hoping for a private room. Public and private was... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2018
Memphis, Tennessee
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Dogo Onsen Honkan is one of the oldest Hot Spring in Japan and has a history of 3000 years. And Dogo Onsen Honkan has a \
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5-6 Dogoyunomachi, Matsuyama 790-0842, Ehime Prefecture
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Reviewed December 22, 2018 via mobile

At the end of a shopping mall the building was rebuilt 150 years ago on the site of a historic spring utilised for thousands of years

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank investigator2
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Very clean place , very kind people, choose a private room and will enjoy the experience of a thermal bath.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nicestella
Reviewed September 22, 2018

We got there bright and early on a Saturday, hoping for a private room. Public and private was booked solid until 2 p.m. that afternoon, so we put our names on a list and went to shop and eat (which was worth the trip itself!)...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank dzymzlzy
Reviewed September 4, 2018

We are a party of 4 ladies and our umpteenth time to Japan but our 1st to Shikoku. There is an alley shopping street next to Dogo onsen, a smallish one that can be done in 30mins, selling mostly local food stuff souvenir. Had our...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Hando09
Reviewed August 31, 2018

While the history of the building was quite interesting, the bath itself was quite average. It was smaller then I had expected. There are many, many incredible onsens in Japan, ones with multiple pools with different properties, ones that have pools outside. There was also...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

This is the oldest onsen in Japan and a lovely building. You can feel the history in the walls. The ladies onsen was not that big and had lovely picture tiles. All very clean. Lockers, green tea and water available in the changing area.I went...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wendy119186363
Reviewed July 19, 2018

We stopped at Dogo Onsen Honkan for about an hour, We didn't want to sit in the bath, but we took a short tour of the old bath house with a guide for a few dollars. It was really interesting to see the historical building...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Nicole S
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

We didn't try Japan bath there. But we think it is good experience and also it is nice design that you can't misss taking photo there

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Moaimoaimoai
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

Tattooed person can use here. We got so surprised to hear that. Hot spring is way too hot for us but everything is beautiful. 入れ墨された人はここで使うことができます。私たちはそれを聞いてとても驚いた。 温泉はあまりにも暑いですが、すべてが美しいです。

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank katie-herm
Reviewed May 29, 2018

With friends, we took the 1280 yens formula. We had access to a private bath in addition of the common and popular one. We were the only ones with my friend so it was very nice. All the people there are great and help you...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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January 20, 2019|
Response from investigator2 | Reviewed this property |
Although I have photographed and admired the architecture of old onsens I have never been to a resort or had a bath in one