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1-1-1 Kasumicho, Yamagata 990-0039 Yamagata Prefecture
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 07/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 07/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#2 of 89 hotels in Yamagata
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Welcome to Hotel Metropolitan Yamagata, your Yamagata “home away from home.” Hotel Metropolitan Yamagata aims to make your visit as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, which is why so many guests continue to come back year after year.

Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as Kajo Central (0.1 mi) and Utakake Inari Shrine (0.4 mi), guests of Hotel Metropolitan Yamagata can easily experience some of Yamagata's most well known attractions.

Rooms at Hotel Metropolitan Yamagata offer a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and air conditioning providing exceptional comfort and convenience, and guests can go online with free wifi.

A 24 hour front desk, a coffee shop, and shops are some of the conveniences offered at this hotel. A lounge will also help to make your stay even more special. If you are driving to Hotel Metropolitan Yamagata, parking is available.

While visiting Yamagata, you may want to try some tonkatsu at one of the nearby restaurants, such as Hiratabokujo Hotel Metropolitan Yamagata, Tonhachi Main Store, or Tonkatsu Asano.

Should time allow, Momiji Park, Bunshokan, and Kajo Park are some popular attractions that are within walking distance.

Hotel Metropolitan Yamagata puts the best of Yamagata at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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Property amenities
Valet parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot tub
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Paid private parking on-site
Wifi
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Meeting rooms
Massage
Salon
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Shops
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Safe
Telephone
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Hair dryer
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Centrally Located
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Languages Spoken
English, Japanese
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bouchee wrote a review Jun 2019
San Francisco, California381 contributions174 helpful votes
Big lobby; right off train station; 10 floors or so; a cut above the others like Dormy Inn. Everything is nicer and classier, except the Metropolitans typically don't have onsens. In my opinion, if the price delta between a Metropolitan and a Dormy Inn is less than $50, the former is clearer a nicer spot. The Dormy Inns tend to be just OK except for the plus of the onsens; the Metropolitans are a substantial hotel. The hotel recommended Tatsu Sushi, which was a cab ride away in a cool part of town with several restaurants in a couple square blocks. Tatsu was classic sushi counter. For $40 or so, 8-12 pieces of very good sushi, and a couple other dishes, plus a beer and local sake which was extraordinary. Little if any English spoken, or needed.
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Traveled solo
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Responded Jun 21, 2019
bouchee 様 Thank you very much for using our hotel hotel. Also, thank you again for giving us your thoughts at that time. We saw how comfortable you stayed and we feel very happy. I am very pleased that you have liked us. I am happy if you can use the hotel again.
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Nathaniel N wrote a review May 2019
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We love this hotel as the room is so spacious and comfortable with many Japanese furnishing, eg tatami living room and nice Japanese paintings hung on the wall. I felt I am staying in a Japanese home. The living area even has sofa seats for those preferred to sit on sofas. The bed was firm and comfy. The hotel room toilets is very high tech. The toilet bowl cover opens by itself when you walk near it. It will auto close and flush by itself after you walk away from the toilet bowl. The shower is installed with many options of shower jets which is useful after a long and tiring day. It is located near bus stations and Yamagata JR station which makes travelling to any part of the town super convenient. The hotel staff is very knowledgeable in how to go about to the various sightseeing places. I have recommended this hotel to many of my friends and relatives. I would definitely stay in this hotel or Hotel Metropolitan chain of hotels whenever I am in Japan.
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Date of stay: April 2019
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from hotel_metro_yama, マネージャー at Hotel Metropolitan Yamagata
Responded May 14, 2019
Thank you very much for staying the other day. Thank you for your evaluation not only about our service but also the staff response. It will be a daily encouragement. I was satisfied with the facilities in the hotel. I am very happy to hear that you are interested. If there is another opportunity, I would be happy if you could use the hotel again.
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mmpaull wrote a review Apr 2019
Seattle, Washington1,000 contributions64 helpful votes
Adjacent to both the Yamagata JR Station, and the TripAdvisor #1 rated restaurant in Yamagata, it's a perfect hotel for a short stay. Clean, fairly modern, all amenities, WiFi, paid parking, breakfast, a very good value. Also, the restaurant/club entertainment district starts right across the street. Excellent location.
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from hotel_metro_yama, 支配人 at Hotel Metropolitan Yamagata
Responded Apr 29, 2019
Thank you very much for staying at Hotel Metropolitan Yamagata. Thank you again for posting while I am busy. We apologize for the late reply. It looks like it was a pleasant stay. We will do our best every day so that we can serve our guests more than expected. We look forward to seeing you again.
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fairysky wrote a review Mar 2019
Singapore, Singapore54 contributions44 helpful votes
Yamagata ain't a mainstream tourist spot, and its main attractions are quite scattered. Most famous ones are at least a train ride away from the city, thus making Yamagata station an excellent gateway to explore them. And, there is no other hotel more convenient than Hotel Metropolitan Yamagata, which situates in the same building as the train station, as well as S-Pal shopping center. As such, there are relatively no weather concern of any rain or snow. There are a good range of eateries inside and outside of the hotel too, as well as on the east exit of the train station across the road. I was allowed to check in around 2.30pm, and was allocated a twin room overlooking west side of the station. It's spacious, with writing desk and a couch that is as comfortable as my bed, and there was even a 4G-enabled smartphone for free usage, supposingly able to go online, as well as making free domestic call and some free international call (for certain countries only), the smartphone can be taken out but somehow, my handset was a defective one, so I didn't bother anyway, after all, I have my own data roaming connection. The room has free WiFi, but connecting speed was pathetic, I have easily 3 to 4 peripherals of Android and Apple interfaces, all of them encountered mediocre connection, I suspect my room is probably far from their common wireless router. For checking emails it should be good enough, but expect intermittent disruption while watching Youtube. Like most other JR East hotels, this one does not offer any onsen in-house, but they provide free aromatic bath lotion packs for use in their big bath tub, as well as 2 bottles of complimentary mineral water. All other necessary amenities are well catered for. My room was equipped with a 43" LCD TV, humidifier, electronic safe, fridge, kettle etc, and plenty of power points. My enclosed breakfast was at Mogami-tei (2F), surprisingly it wasn't a buffet breakfast like most other Metropolitan hotels. Patrons have a choice of either Japanese or Western style breakfast, which I ordered the former. Personally, I actually do not favour buffet breakfast, this was really how I like it! Mogami-tei's setting demonstrated impeccable attention, emphasising usage of premium local ingredients, and presented them in separate saucers. In general, my stay in this hotel was a very pleasant and comfortable one, and overall the room is very well maintained. Having stayed in some other Metropolitan hotels before, I find this one offering better attention on details.
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Date of stay: March 2019
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Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Response from hotel_metro_yama, 支配人 at Hotel Metropolitan Yamagata
Responded Apr 30, 2019
Thank you for using this time. I hope you will be back again. Thank you for your evaluation of the staff. I would like to value the feelings that I received from you. We apologize for the speed of Wi-Fi. We apologize for the inconvenience that YouTube has stopped many times. We will do our best to improve the speed. We are pleased to offer you a free mobile phone, "Handy". It is a limited country with portability outside the hotel but international calls are also possible. , Has been particularly well received by foreign customers. If there is another opportunity, I would be happy if you could use the hotel again. Accommodation manager
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TheBeare wrote a review Feb 2019
Brisbane, Australia141 contributions48 helpful votes
Right above the train station so the location is excellent. Rooms are comfortable, with good beds, heating, fridge, kettle and some nice views. For the price though, no spoons or fresh milk for tea and tried to charge me extra for an early check in, no video on demand English instructions or any English TV stations and no hotel onsen. I think what many Japanese people are not aware of is that places 2 hours away from Tokyo are going to get inundated with international tourists next year for the Tokyo Olympic games and the little things are going to matter. There are other hotels close by that may be more affordable, close to the train station and want the business a bit more.
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Date of stay: February 2019
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: rooms with view over city
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Response from hotel_metro_yama, 支配人 at Hotel Metropolitan Yamagata
Responded Mar 10, 2019
Thank you for staying at Hotel Metropolitan Yamagata this time. Thank you again for your continued contribution during the busy schedule. I apologize again for replying late. Currently, our hotel does not introduce foreign language broadcasting. Although it is difficult from the aspect of the amount immediately, I would like to consider in the future. There is no big public bath now. Regardless of this, we would like to work prospectively. Thank you for your precious opinion. We are waiting for all of our staff to come again. Accommodation manager
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$76 - $182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
JapanTohokuYamagata PrefectureYamagataYamagata Station
NUMBER OF ROOMS
116
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Metropolitan Yamagata
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Metropolitan Yamagata?
Nearby attractions include Kajo Central (0.1 miles), Kajo Central Observatory Lobby (0.09 miles), and S-Pal Yamagata (0.05 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Metropolitan Yamagata?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Metropolitan Yamagata?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Metropolitan Yamagata?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Metropolitan Yamagata?
Yes, paid private parking on-site and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Metropolitan Yamagata?
Conveniently located restaurants include HIRATA BOKUJO Hotel Metropolitan Yamagata, Japanese cuisine, Teppanyaki  Mogamitei , and Yamagata Nagaya Sakaba.
Is Hotel Metropolitan Yamagata located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.6 miles away from the center of Yamagata.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Metropolitan Yamagata?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Hotel Metropolitan Yamagata offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Metropolitan Yamagata?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Japanese.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Metropolitan Yamagata?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Hommaru Ichimonjimon (0.4 miles), Yamagatajoato Ninomaruhigashi Otemon (0.5 miles), and Infantry 32rd Regiment Monument (0.5 miles).