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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Superb ryokan with dramatic onsen and buffet dinner. Recommended reserve bay view room. This hotel has very nice staffs. You can walk to temple and shopping area about 700 meters. We rented a car for this trip. (Rented at sendai shinkansen station).

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Canberra, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

After reading the reviews below I was very hopeful but as soon as we entered this place I knew I'd made a big mistake. There's no luxury - it's dated, tacky and expensive. Rooms have a pleasant view but they don't compare with the expansive views from Hotel Taikanso where we stayed before, on the hill. Firstly, there's a very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

We got married here on December 1, 2015. Everything was wonderful, staffs were very helpful and attentive, food was fresh and tasty and the great view from the room. We married in Shinto style in ocean view shrine here, and had wonderful dinner with all the guests. Special thanks to Komaba san, Hayashi san, and Ryo san are exceptional staff... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

We recently stayed two nights at Hotel Ichinobo while in Matsushima. It's a beautiful hotel with great views and delicious food. Rooms are traditional with tatami mats and a choice of futon or mattress for sleeping. Both were comfortable. The view from the room is amazing, overlooking the swimming pool, garden, chapel, and bay. Service was excellent and friendly. In... More 

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Sendai, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Luxury is how I’d describe my recent stay at Matsushima Inchinobo. As a Sendai local I’ve visited Matsushima many times but I’ve never stayed before and I’m glad I did. I was picked up by the hotel shuttle bus at Matsushima station and warmly greeted at the front desk. As you walk in the foyer you realise how huge the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

I stayed here in August 2015. I think this hotel is a great choice for Americans and Europeans. It has all the comfort of a modern hotel but still is uniquely Japanese. The staff did their best to communicate and there is a reasonable amount of English signage and guidance. The traditional-style tatami rooms are luxurious and tremendously spacious for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

here food is great,but a little expensive. you can have free softdrinks upto18:00 and you can eat free icecream between 18:00 and 24:00 at the public bath area. a room is clean.before making a reservation, you should join the ichinobo club online. w/a membership you can get several privileges, including free admission to a museum and spa-in the garden.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

We found this hotel through Fodor, the travel guide. They described it as, "this posh, expensive resort hotel has a gorgeous garden that stays illuminated at night, luxurious touches from top to bottom." Maybe in 1980, but definitely not in 2012! What a big disappointment. This was towards the end of our 3 week tour of Japan and we had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2004

I traveled to Hotel Ichinobo by train from Tokyo.I was greeted at the hotel on my arrival and so began a week of comfort, friendly faces and excellent service. I was here for my son's wedding and the reception was to be held at the hotel later in the week. The hotel had also arranged a package for the wedding,... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Matsushima Ichinobo

Address: 1-4 Takagihama, Miyagi-gun, Matsushima-machi 981-0215, Miyagi Prefecture
Location: Japan > Tohoku > Miyagi Prefecture > Miyagi-gun > Matsushima-machi > Matsushima Onsen
Price Range: $167 - $592 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 126
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