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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What a special experience staying for 3 nights in this hotel was! It was difficult to make reservations but we managed. We planned a relaxing break between the Setouchi Art Triënale and our Tokyo visit, and relaxing it was! Where to start... Staff were very very friendly and sweet and made sure our stay was comfortable and memorable. Unfortunately hardly... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

This was a wonderful experience from the views from the bath on the balcony to the food. We stayed one night. The drive through the valley was beautiful. There were 3 of us and we shared a room. We each had a shower on the balcony and then a bath. Lazing in warm water looking down the valley was very... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2015

We stayed in this hotel when travelling to Iya onsen area. This hotel is quite close to the famous Iya-no-Kazura Bashi (祖谷のかずら橋) - just a few mins drive. They only have like around 8 rooms in the hotel, and each with a private onsen overlooking the canyon and mountains. You can enjoy the magnificent views while enjoying the onsen. The... More 

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

We had a wonderful 2 night stay at Iya Bijin - it's probably the nicest place I've ever stayed! The rooms, food and hospitality were all exceptional. We stayed there during late November, and the view of the valley with the autumn leaves was spectacular. Our room was one of the cheapest, but it was still great, and big for... More 

1 Thank Kathleen K
Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2014

One of my best Ryokan experiences, with awe-inspiring view and a sense of deep integration with nature. The Japanese style room was generously sized, with all the creature comforts including a massage chair. The private onsen is the perfect location to soak away the fatigue and absorb the fantastic views of the valley. Dinner is served in a private banquet... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2014

What a find! We were welcomed as soon as we drove into the car park and this continued till we left. We stayed 2 nights and were the only non Japanese staying. Our room was so peaceful with everything we needed. The onsen was gorgeous large enough for both of us. Pure pleasure. The dinners and breakfasts were sensational each... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2014

We spent two luxurious nights at Iya Bijin in May 2014, and even before we left we wanted to come back. The location is gorgeous. Our room hung right over the gorge, with the stream rushing along a hundred feet below. Although the inn was full and there were many other guests, it was always silent in our room, even... More 

1 Thank Kiri W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2014

Great location for exploring both Iya East & West. Then a soak in private onsen where the scenic lookout brings back many happy memories of the day's discoveries. Exquisitely presented meals that showcase the valley's produce and culinary tradition. But it is the hospitality & friendliness of the team that made the stay most memorable. Many thanks.

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2013

The ryokan is tucked just a little ways into the Iya valley, so it made a great base for day trips further in to the more remote Higashi-iya. The staff were very helpful and had great recommendations for things to see and also drive times. The food was incredible and the rooms were fantastic, but the highlight had to be... More 

2 Thank J L
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2013

We enjoyed three nights here relaxing and touring locally. It is set high up on the Iya Gorge, a small hotel with all one requires for a relaxing time. View down into the Gorge and along it is incredible. Onsen Cyprus Bath in the room with a magnificent view across the narrow valley. Large windows with plenty of fresh air... More 

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Additional Information about Iya Bijin

Address: 9-3 Nishiiyayamamura Zentoku, Miyoshi 778-0102, Tokushima Prefecture
Location: Japan > Shikoku > Tokushima Prefecture > Miyoshi
Price Range: $225 - $710 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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