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Reviewed October 28, 2017

A high-priority is on group tours.
We were there on a day when a very large party too was there. The tour was organized by one of top largest travel agencies in Japan (hence seems to be at a deep discount) and, we think, the hotel was mostly occupied by the party. Only a fraction of rooms for the day were sold to individual customers.
The rates on the day for these individual customers looked nearly a little below double of normal rates for the season. It is quite reasonable to adjust the rates by season and big local events. However we have never experienced this type of rate adjustment, namely because of a large group on a day.
If you do not find any reasonable rates on a day you want to stay with this hotel, I would recommend you to stay away and visit Jodogahama or the beach by a car, if you travel with. There are large free parkings and, depending on a season, there should be a lot of vacancies.
We had known that the rate was abnormally high on the day but we had no way to change our itinerary and we didn’t know that such large parkings are available there, so that we took it.

The hotel has some room types. If you like to enjoy the beach view, chose “ocean side” but not “pine trees.” Though both of them are on the ocean side, you can really see only pine trees and sky but not the beach with “pine tree” rooms. The difference is not explicitly stated on the (Japanese) explanation.

It looked that the number of staff was not sufficient enough so that don’t expect higher hospitality and services.

Foods (morning buffet) were at an average or reasonable if we had paid a deemed normal charge for the season. It was below our expectation at the rate we really paid.

WiFi SSID is not protected by a password so that you need VPN, at least.

Anyway it was our fault.

Room tip: Check/compare the rates and the room profile carefully..
Date of stay: October 2017
  • Trip type: Traveled with family
    • Location
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Thank CG0007
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運営部長木村達也, マネージャー at Jodogahama Park Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2017

Thank you very much for your stay at Jodogahama Park Hotel.

About the room rates, depending on the season, weekend, operating status of the guestrooms during local events and such, the rates fluctuate on a daily basis, and we are sorry the room rate was not satisfactory to your needs.

In regards to the price settings for the guestrooms, we will keep reviewing them again to meet the expectations from our guests.

We are sorry that your expectations were not met in regards to the view.
We are located at the Sanriku Fukko National Park, and due to the fact that there are strict regulations concerning cutting down the trees, so we are in a difficult situation to do it right now.
We are operating together with the city and the prefecture sides, but there are still very many issues,
so we are not able to proceed currently.

We thank you for this very valuable opinion you have given us.

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Reviewed May 8, 2017

This was an amazing place. The hotel is located on a bluff right above the bay with a view from the landing on all floors of the islands and the water. Trails to the beach and the national park begin right at the hotel.

The hotel, itself is wonderful. The rooms are very large, by Japanese standards, with all of the amenities one could want. The bath is superb with both indoor and outdoor baths. The rotenburo is made of lava rock and is very relaxing.

The food was exceptional. There is a buffet that may be included with the room. We did not purchase that plan. The buffet looked excellent. We ate at the small restaurant downstairs. The sushi was some of the best that we have had in Japan and we live here. I would ask where the various fish were from and the waitress, who was exquisite, would point out to the bay. We ate at the breakfast buffet, which was both Japanese and western.

We will most definitely return.

Room tip: Ask for view side. Ask about including the dinner.
Date of stay: April 2017
  • Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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    • Sleep Quality
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Thank Mike547
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運営部長木村達也, マネージャー at Jodogahama Park Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2017

Thank you for staying with us at Jodogahama park hotel and sharing your experience here.
We are glad that you were satisfied with your stay.
Our warm hospitality awaits your return sometime soon.

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Reviewed April 5, 2017

I stayed here only 1 night with my family in mid-March. I’ve stayed at many hotels in Japan but this place is the best unexplored region for me. Despite its access, our stay was so enjoyable that we highly recommend this hotel to pro-Japan travelers.

The lobby is luxurious and staff is kind and friendly (but they only speak a little English). Our room is Japanese-Style Room with sea view; we can enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the sea and sunrise. To my surprise, the diner buffet offers a variety of excellent Japanese cuisine. I especially liked crab and cooked rice with sea urchin, but all dishes were fresh and tasty.

In addition to special day in the hotel, you can enjoy “Jodogahama Beach” which is designated as a scenic spot of Japan and listed in the best 100 beaches in Japan. The vivid contrast of the white rocks and deep blue sea is memorable.

In their official web sites, they states that (Jodogahama park hotel) is the leading hotel in Northeast of Japan, and I agree with them. It’s worth visiting at least once.

Room tip: do choose sea-side room
Date of stay: March 2017
  • Trip type: Traveled with family
    • Service
Thank Edward c
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運営部長木村達也, マネージャー at Jodogahama Park Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2017

Thank you for staying with us at Jodogahama park hotel and sharing your experience here. We are glad that you were satisfied with your stay and enjoyed the dinner buffet.
Our warm hospitality awaits your return sometime soon.

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Reviewed April 14, 2016

It is a memorable and enjoyable stay with the Jodogahama Park Hotel. My room is one with the sea view, we can enjoy the beautiful landscape of the Jodogahama Park through the large glass windows. I think it's worth to pay extra for a sea view room.

For the dinner, we choose the dinner buffet. On one hand, we do not want kaiseki-ryōri as we already have that for the previous two nights. On the other hand, it seems to me that comment of the buffet is good online, especially the crab!

To our surprise, the dinner buffet of the hotel is extremely good. Even the choices are only enough, most of the food are delicious. The crab is extremely fresh and tasty!

If you think it's worthy a try, do choose a plan that include the buffet with crab. Otherwise, it will cost you about JPY$2000 for one. By the way, I believe that one crab is enough for most people. There is no need to choose the unlimited plan as you will probably full after eating one.

Date of stay: April 2016
  • Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Thank ymmsa
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支配人運営部長, 支配人 at Jodogahama Park Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2016

Thank you very much for your stay in The Park Hotel Jodogahama.

Thank you for taking your time to write such a wonderful review.
We truly appreciate your feedback.

We look forward to you visiting with us again!

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Reviewed July 12, 2015

From breathtaking views to breathtaking breakfasts, it's hard to imagine a better experience of the northwest coastal area of Japan. Situated next to Jodogahama Park, the Hotel is just above one of the most famous coast scenes in the area, the rocky beach and beautiful outcrop islands. Inside the hotel, the rooms are simple and elegant in classic Japanese style. The service is impeccable at every turn, and the morning breakfast buffet offers more variety and better quality than many dinner buffets. You can even get beer at all hours from the vending machines on the second floor. Topping all this luxury off are the traditional hot baths (segregated by sex), the perfect way to end any day. Being on the road just doesn't get much better than this.

Room tip: An upper room with a view of the bay is a big plus
Date of stay: June 2015
  • Trip type: Traveled on business
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Thank keithgct
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支配人運営部長, 支配人 at Jodogahama Park Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded September 29, 2015

Thank you for taking your time to write such a wonderful review.
We truly appreciate your feedback.

We look forward to you visiting with us again!

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