RYOKANS providing rooms with private open-air baths
Book Densho Sen-nen no Yado Sakan in Akiu Onsen (Miyagi)— This long standing ryokan is home to Akiu, one of the three oldest hot springs in Japan (together with the Arima and Dogo hot springs). Enjoy a special stay at one of the most popular historical Japanese ryokans.
Access: 1h 30 min by JR Shinkansen from Tokyo Station to Sendai Station, then 55 min by shuttle bus
Private Onsens (For couples, families, tattoo wearers)
Rental hot spring baths for private use (outside guest rooms): 1 bath
Spring quality/qualities (Please refer to this page for the health merits)
Tourist spots nearby
Matsushima Bay, Hitome Senbonzakura and Funaoka Castle Ruins Park (mid-April), Okama Crater and Mount Zao, Zao Snow Monsters (late January to early March), World Heritage Hiraizumi
Stayed in by famous persons
This ryokan possesses a rich history, with examples such as being used for bathing therapy by the 29th Emperor of Japan and being used as a private hot spring by famous daimyo (feudal lords) of the Date Clan.
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