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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We arrived tired after a long international flight and left feeling rejuvenated and refreshed by our 2 night stay at this impressive hotel. It sits on top of the mountain hanging dramatically by its edge. We took the self operate tram 240 meters down to the bottom of the Iyaonsen. It is the most scenic 5 minute steep ride. The...

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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We've tried for several month to get a reservation but it was constantly fully booked. So we went for the day to use the amazing outdoors hot spring and we lunch. Lunch in a restaurant overlooking The Iya Valley with stunning views, although we had a cloudy rainy day. We had the beef lunch, which means you grill your meet...

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

On the whole the combined experience was well worth the money. We stayed one night with dinner and breakfast. We travelled by train from okayama to oboke, then taxi (4000 yen). The hotel has a shuttle bus but only once a day and they should be warned in advance. There are three buses a day from/to awa Ikeda station (just...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 6 October 2016

It has the most fascinating open-air onsen overlooking Iya River and it’s fun to get to the onsen by cable car. You can enjoy the magnificent view of the valley while relaxing in the onsen. Food was not attractive though compared to what we had experienced in other onsens before, probably we didn’t choose the luxury plan! Staff are helpful...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a night in the room with private onsen. it was the most expensive stay in the whole trip. At the end of the stay, it is worth the price and (going through the winding and narrow) journey. Though its location is quite out of the way, and secluded but it is a busy resort with tourists and...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This was the big splurge on our trip -- one night here. Large, luxurious room. Amazing multi-course dinner and breakfast. And in between was the open-air, hot-springs mineral bath -- a five-minute ride down the hill on the funicular. Expensive but worth every penny.

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We drove long way to reach this hotel in the hill top, the hotel is very decent and has the beaurtiful view with forest around. Very impressed on the hot spring which we need to take the cable car from the hotel. The hot spring is under the strong waterfall, we enjoyed very much for the good view sit inside...

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 21 May 2016

As the last stop on our circle tour of Shikoku, we stayed for two very enjoyable and memorable nights at this hotel and hot springs located up in the beautiful Iya Valley. The outside appearance of the hotel is very plain, but it clings dramatically to the side of a narrow, one-lane road, overlooking the plunging, steep Iya Valley, with...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Please note, we did not stay at the Hotel and instead visited the onsite Onsen given its reputation as the best in Iya Valley. Disclaimer: We had the Onsen to ourselves 17,000 yen a pop (plus an extra 100 yen if you forgot your modesty towel) gives you access to the popular outdoor onsen with mountain and river views. To...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 12 April 2016

A hotel situated on the cliff side of the valley, with modern Japanese style room. The room decor has been renovated I guess as it shows a very relax atmosphere of modern Japanese style. The room has balcony with great view of the valley and you can see the cable car running up and down the valley transferring people to...

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Offering beautiful views of the changing seasons in the Iya Valley, hotel Iya Onsen provides Japanese-style accommodation, natural hot spring baths and free-use bicycles. Rooms come with Free Wi-Fi, and the hotel offers a shuttle to/from JR Ooboke Station. Japanese-style hot spring hotel Iya Onsen is a 15-minute drive from the Kazura-bashi Bridge, and a 30-minute drive from Oboke-kyo Canyon. Ooboke Station is a 30-minute drive away. Elegant Japanese-style rooms overlook the valley from a seating area at the large windows. They come with a cosy tatami (woven mat) floor and Japanese futon bedding. Amenities include an LCD TV, a CD player and a mini-fridge, while bathroom facilities are shared. Guests can relax in one of Iya Onsen's spacious public hot springs, enjoy the special footbath, or take the complimentary cable car to the hot spring in the valley. The hotel houses a souvenir shop and drink vending machines. Japanese meals are served at the dining room. Through the floor-to-ceiling windows, foggy morning views can be enjoyed at breakfast, while dinner may feature views of the valley in the soft glow of the setting sun. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Iyaonsen

Address: 367-28 Matuo Matsumoto, Ikeda-cho, Miyoshi 778-0165, Tokushima Prefecture
Region: Japan > Shikoku > Tokushima Prefecture > Miyoshi
Price Range: €256 - €529 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Iyaonsen 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Book early and several months in advance to select the room of your choice.”
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“Room with view to waterfall”
 of 5 bubbles clui888, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room with a view of the valley and river if possible.”
 of 5 bubbles joebbb, 21 May 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles Easytravel88, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
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