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Warrington
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123 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed October 23, 2016

The good things-shuttle bus runs every half hour to both stations and into town. Stops at 5.45pm. This means you vitually have to eat in the hotel. buffet price currently 5500yen/person or about £45 /head nice but not at that price. Our room had great views but was a little tired needed a coat of paint and an updated bathroom.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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52 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed May 9, 2016

Our room was very nice and comfortable and their services including the shuttle driver, the front desk personnel and the restaurants servers were all excellent. Two things I did not like were that their restaurants had skimpy paper OSHIBORI and paper napkins which meant not a good establishment and no wifi in our room.

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Victoria, BC, Canada
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed May 5, 2016

We arrived by train and were picked up shortly after we arrived by a complimentary shuttle service provided by the hotel. We had an nice Ocean-view room and the view was amazing, especially at sunset. The room itself was lovely. The nicest we stayed in during our holiday in Japan. Both the dinner and breakfast were also first class. If... More 

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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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42 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed April 15, 2016

When we first pulled into Taikanso our confidence level was not high. Nobody assisted us with our heavy bags from the JR shuttle bus, there was a LOOOONG line at reception, and the place seemed very disorganized. To make matters worse, my 20 word Japanese vocabulary was useless. Nobody who was present in the entire place spoke a lick of... More 

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Reviewed July 9, 2015

The hotel is great. Very beautiful, clean and comfortable room. Our room has the view of the ocean and Matsushima islands. The hotel itself is located at the top of the hill overlook the ocean. Beautiful lobby and lounge. Best breakfast and dinner buffet with lots of choices of food and drinks and desserts. Good services and friendly staff. Free... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed May 6, 2015

We stayed in a half Japanese and half western style room (two beds and tatami with low table), which was spacious with magnificent view overlooking Matsushima Bay. Both breakfast and dinner buffets offered great food with a wide range of choices, there was a tuna cutting performance during dinner. Sea view room is a must. Highly recommend.

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Dundee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed December 21, 2014

Matsushima is a stunning area to visit, and this hotel is a top hotel offering some great views. The hotel is set back from the sea on a hill, with the most stunning views *only* available from the sea-facing rooms on the upper floors. If your room is on the other side, you get a pleasant forest view (perhaps with... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed November 16, 2014

Located not far from Matsushima centre, this hotel offers a high quality service to all type of visitors: adults, seniors, kids. It has several restaurants. The buffet (breakfast, dinner) is excellent: western, japanese (+ a bit of chinese). The bath is amazing: you will relax after a day of work. There is even a karaoke! a shop, kids' corner, etc.... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed September 3, 2014

The hotel offered breath-taking ocean view, incredible buffet (both dinner and breakfast), and relaxing Japanese bath. We stayed only one night, in a Japanese-Western room (two beds and a tatami mat room). The room had a sweeping view of the Pacific and we watched the full moon rising and shining over the ocean. The dinner was just a huge surprise.... More 

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Saitama, Japan
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60 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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Reviewed July 21, 2014

I booked one sea-side room (Western/Japanese style) at Zuishokaku, the main building where the front desk is located. We, a family of 5, stayed for 2 nights from July 19, one of the buiest weekends in summer. Room -- Enough space for 5 adults. The view was great. The equipment was adequate. The decor was out-dated, but clean. My major... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Room Service
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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Additional Information about Hotel Taikanso

Address: 10-76 Matsushima, Miyagi-gun, Matsushima-machi 981-0213, Miyagi Prefecture
Location: Japan > Tohoku > Miyagi Prefecture > Miyagi-gun > Matsushima-machi
Price Range: $129 - $426 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Taikanso 3.5*
Number of rooms: 237
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Also Known As:
Taikanso Hotel Matsushima Machi
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Matsushima-machi
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“Seaview rooms are the best for the magnificent scenery.”
 of 5 bubbles Brucie32, Oct 23, 2016 | Read review
“Get an ocean-view room”
 of 5 bubbles CoolCouple99, May 5, 2016 | Read review
“You want that view...”
 of 5 bubbles tombonyc, Apr 15, 2016 | Read review
“Choose room with ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles davidh285, Jul 9, 2015 | Read review
“If you can't get a sea view room, I would pick a cheaper hotel down in the main town instead to be closer to the sights.”
 of 5 bubbles puppy-san, Dec 21, 2014 | Read review
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