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Chikusenso Mt.Zao Onsen Resort & Spa

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Chose this resort hotel due to its design and easy access to Mount Zao where you must go visit the crater lake. Hotel is tastefully designed with a beautiful & spacious lounge, where you can enjoy free drinks and just read and relax. Rooms are extremely spacious. Restaurant is great with attentive & friendly staff, excellent food selection (For example,... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Chikusenso is wonderful - though not quite a traditional ryokan run by a little old lady I had initially wanted when researching a place to stay. It is under 2 hours from Tokyo via Shinkansen and then an hour's private hotel transfer through villages, fruit orchards, climbing steadily uphill. And then suddenly by a rushing river amidst trees, you see... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2016

I agree with everything that is said in the other reviews. This is a very expensive luxury onsen near mount Zao. When i was there with my kids at Christmas the room charges came out at £300 or $450 per night per room with breakfast and dinner. The location is hidden in a valley besides a stream. There are some... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2015

This is one of the best luxury onsen resorts that's slightly off the beaten path, located around Togatta Onsen (near Sendai). The service was very good and the staff were extremely helpful during the stay and were certainly a highlight. Rooms were also very well designed and comfortable although some couches in the rooms would have been even better. This... More 

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Helena, Montana
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Reviewed 29 October 2015

Arriving at Chikusenso Mt. Zau Onsen Resort & Spa after a less than an hour resort-owned bus ride from Sendai Station, we were immediately transported into a world of beauty and calm. We sat in the beautiful lobby and sipped delicious tea in slippers as our bags were taken away and the check-in process was completed. The lobby with dark,... More 

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Tokyo
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2015

A big temple bell welcomes you, which is one of the best hotel lobby I've ever visited. The price is expensive, 35,000JPN/night, to be sure, but I really enjoyed the hotel. What I did there was only eating, taking a bath at hot spring and sleeping. I recommend you just relaxing there. All the services are included so that if... More 

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Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2011

Chikusenso is an old onsen resort that's been given a total makeover courtesy of a Hong Kong company, turning it into a luxury - and ideal - blend of Japanese inn culture and international expectations. It re-opened in April 2010 and we visited in Jan 2011 after reading about it in a leading Japanese style magazine. From the beautiful location... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Chikusenso Mt.Zao Onsen Resort & Spa

Address: 88-11 Uenohara Togatta onsen, Katta-gun, Zao-machi 989-0916, Miyagi Prefecture
Region: Japan > Tohoku > Miyagi Prefecture > Katta-gun > Zao-machi > Toogatta Onsen , Miyagizaotoogatta Onsen
Price Range: $301 - $2,006 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Chikusenso Mt.Zao Onsen Resort & Spa 4.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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