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Address: Sakunami, Aoba-ku, Sendai 989-3431, Miyagi Prefecture
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A very enjoyable experience.

A selection of indoor and outdoor onsen to choose from - all very good. The day I visited was freezing but the snow flurries make it quite special. Tho the restaurant has a... read more

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A selection of indoor and outdoor onsen to choose from - all very good. The day I visited was freezing but the snow flurries make it quite special. Tho the restaurant has a limited lunch menu, there were choices and the food was delicious. The shuttle service is synchronized with the trains. A very enjoyable experience.

Thank birdcagewalking
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

An amazing day of relaxation. It is easy to get to from Sendai, the baths are great and the views beautiful especially in the snow. There are free cakes, tea and massage chairs making the day even more relaxing. I would go again and recommend to everyone as a place to visit!!

Thank Hannah J
Spruce Grove, Canada
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Visited Ichinobo as a day trip from Sendai and thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience. Very relaxing, very beautiful and clean, and the price for what you get is extremely reasonable. However, if you've never been to an onsen/public bath before or if you don't speak/read much Japanese you may find it a little intimidating as there's little English help. So... More 

8 Thank Kathryn S
West Richland, Washington
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2015

Easily accessible from Sakunami Station via free yellow shuttle bus, The ichinobu hotel/onsen is a great way to spend the day, and it's really not hard to spend the whole day there. There are multiple Hotel/onsens in Sakunami, but Ichinobu is the only one where you can use the onsen even if you aren't staying at the hotel. I was... More 

1 Thank 425hannah
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2014

The Ichinobu Hotel / Onsen was easy to get to because the yellow free shuttle was waiting at the train station. Once we arrived the welcome was great but it was confusing because nothing is in English. We paid at the door, got the yukata and towel on the same floor, eventually found the locker room on the 2nd floor... More 

5 Thank kevcham
Osaka Prefecture, Japan
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136 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2013

Simple to access via platforms 7 & 8 , Senzen line, Sendai station (costs ¥480), which takes about 30 minutes, where you will be met by a shuttle bus. The yellow one takes you to Ichinobo, which costs ¥1200. A fine and well maintained series of baths await, but make sure that you take in all the outside baths as... More 

5 Thank Jegsy
San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2012

Sakunami Onsen (hot spring) is easy to get to, relatively inexpensive, and beautiful. It is well worth the trip from Sendai, and I would return without question. First, convenience: Sakunami is probably the most convenient onsen to get to from Sendai, at least if you're reading this review. Why the qualifier? Well, this review is one of the only reviews... More 

11 Thank David R
Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2012

Sakunami is a small town with a number of beautiful onsens - catch a free shuttle bus from the station to one of three very pretty onsens. I ended up at Ichinobo by default - I caught the most colourful bus. Entrance to the resort was 1500 yen. Change rooms are upstairs - here's a handy hint that I wish... More 

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