Last updated on December 11th, 2023
Wondering where to stay in Amanohashidate? Here is our recommendation for travelers who visiting this scenic attraction with a breakdown by price range to suit your budget.
We visited Amanonoshidate and truly enjoy our visit. While many travelers visit Amanohashidate with a day trip from Kyoto or Osaka. It is doable but we recommended spending one night in the area if the schedule is permitted. We feel too rushed for 1 day especially since we are packed for our visit with Ine Funaya nearby. There are many attractions and activities where you can spend more time exploring around. So that it’ll be less stressful on the itinerary.
In this quick and simple accommodation guide, let us share with you some of the ryokan and hotels to help you when looking for where to stay in Amanohashidate. The accommodation price is slightly higher, but you can based on our recommendations find the best stay that suits your budget and interest.
Quick Tips: Where To Stay in Amanohashidate
If you decide to stay overnight in Amanohashidate, here are several accommodations to consider. Note that there are not many accommodation choices and prices get higher when cheaper options are running out. We recommended to reserve it early to secure your room.
Where To Stay in Amanohashidate (within walking distance from train station):
- Mid-Range: Auberge Amanohashidate and Amanohashidate Hotel
- High-Range: Hotel Kitanoya, Monjusou Shourotei, Genmyoan, and Ryokan Taikyourou
Where To Stay in Amanohashidate (About 5-10 minutes drive):
- Mid-Range: Fairfield by Marriott Kyoto Amanohashidate
- High-Range: Seikiro Ryokan Historical Museum Hotel
Mid-Budget: Auberge Amanohashidate is one of the most popular accommodations for where to stay in Amanohashidate. The reason is simple. Auberge is an affordable option to stay in Amahashidate and the price is reasonable for mid-budget travelers. The room is small but clean and comfortable. Guests also can enjoy the onsen and take meals at the adjoining sister hotel.
Plus, the location is very convenient with 5 minutes walk from the station. It is also close to many other historic sightseeing spots and landmarks which is great for sightseeing and exploring the area on foot. The staff is friendly and kind. Nothing extra but simple and perfect for a short stay.
Read more and make a reservation for Auberge Amanohashidate here.
Mid-Range: Amanohashidate Hotel is another popular option for where to stay in Amanohashidate. This 3-star accommodation with a fantastic location that is located right next to the station. Guests also can enjoy the hot spring bath and sauna for staying here.
The room is spacious and clean and some units have a sea view that overlooks the bay. Beds are comfy for your comfortable night’s sleep. Free private parking is available and the ryokan also offers bike hire for guests who want to explore the surrounding area.
Popular pick and we recommended reserving early to secure your room at Amanohashidate Hotel.
High-Range: Hotel Kitanoya is one of the best places to stay in Amanohashidate. The property is a superb authentic Japanese hotel with hot spring baths and ocean views. It offers rooms with tatami (woven-straw) flooring and guests can choose between Western mattresses and Japanese futon beds.
In addition to public hot-spring baths, an open-air bath can be reserved for private use. Some rooms also featured private outdoor hot-spring baths which is an excellent pick. Plus, the location is good with merely a 6-minute walk from Amanohashidate Train Station. Bicycle rental is offered, making exploration fun and easy.
Check for room rates for your luxurious stay at Hotel Kitanoya here.
High-Range: Monjusou Shourotei is a traditional Japanese luxury with beautiful hot-spring baths accommodation. It is located about a 5-minute walk away from Train Station, and the free shuttle is available for guests.
When staying in Manjusou, you will be sleeping in the Japanese-style rooms tatami (woven-straw) floors, futon bedding, and the simple elegance of Japan’s traditional decor. It also offers garden or forest views and has a full private bathroom. In-room multi-course (kaiseki) meals of fresh local specialties are served in guests’ rooms for breakfast and dinner.
High-Range: Genmyoan boasted Japanese rooms with magnificent Amanohashidate and ocean views. The property is a mere 1-minute walk from Amanohashidate View Land with a complimentary shuttle service.
Your stay in Genmyoan featured a soothing hot public bath overlooking Amanohashidate, massage treatments, and an observatory terrace. Yukata robes are provided, and some rooms have an en suite bathroom overlooking Amanohashidate. A Japanese breakfast and a traditional multi-course dinner with local specialties are served in the guest rooms.
High-Range: Ryokan Taikyourou is a traditional Japanese inn with a limited 7 rooms in an old building. The rooms with traditional futon bedding and tatami floors. It provides nature views, and the elegant simplicity of the decor gives the room a peaceful atmosphere. Guests also can enjoy natural hot springs with restorative waters from 1,500 m below.
Amanohashidate Train Station is about a 5-minute walk from the hotel. A free shuttle to Train Station is provided.
Fairfield by Marriott Kyoto Amanohashidate
Mid-Range: Fairfield by Marriott Kyoto Amanohashidate is an unpretentious hotel that offers great value for money. This 3-star hotel has air-conditioned rooms and each with a private bathroom. All rooms are beautifully designed and spacious. While the beds are comfortable and clean.
We recommended staying here for self-driving travelers. The Amanohashidate scenery spot is about 10mins drive away. It is not within walking distance but there is a bus stop located right in front of the hotel.
Note that there weren’t many options for restaurants except for a supermarket with restaurants inside and a Mcdonald’s nearby. But there is a shared lounge with microwaves and an oven where you can prepare breakfast by yourselves, with free coffee, tea, miso soup, and ice available.
Seikiro Ryokan Historical Museum Hotel
High-Range: Seikiro Ryokan Historical Museum Hotel offers an authentic Old Japanese Experience. This family-run property has served guests for 320 years and still counting. It is well-run and had been registered as a cultural landmark in the area. The owner and staff are always accommodating and friendly. Rooms are spacious and set up with a tea corner. Your stay comes with a traditional onsen experience. Everything about this experience was exceptional.
The property is located 5 minutes drive from Amanohashidate. Make a reservation for Seikiro Ryokan Historical Museum Hotel here.
Overall: Where To Stay in Amanohashidate
All in all, we highly recommend spending one night in the area when visiting the Amanohashidate. It is not on a typical itinerary when visiting Japan, but the city does have a charm with fewer tourists and sightseeing activities. You can also couple your trip with the Ine Funaya for a wonderful 2 days trip!
Our traditor’s pick when looking for where to stay in Amanohashidate is the Auberge Amanohashidate. It is an affordable option to stay in Amahashidate and the price is reasonable for mid-budget travelers. For an upgrade, stay in Monjusou Shourotei, a traditional Japanese luxury with beautiful hot-spring baths.
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