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We have stayed at many ryokan and minshuku establishments in Japan, so we felt comfortable staying here for 2 night on a recent trip to Lake Akan. The location is excellent. You are a very short walk from the Ainu village, lots of souvenir shopping...More
Convenient and value for money for a night's stopover at Lake Akan....a very touristy location.
Facilities are very dated, namely the rooms...but especially the bathrooms.
Owner was very hospitable.
For a Minshuku, it meets all the expected standards.
We stayed at this guesthouse as a pleasant respite from another night camping in the rain. It was recommended to us by the gal in the information center. The guesthouse is essentially a home with the upstairs rooms outfitted to house guests. You have to...More
We made a mistake about the travelling directions to Lake Akan. We ended up arriving 4 hours later than we should. We checked in and enquired about the ice fishing only to be informed that it was over. Thinking that this would be it, we...More
The owner Yamaguchi-sen is a very nice, friendly and helpful gentleman. This minshuku is run by him and his family. I stayed there twice (July 2009 and Sep 2011) with my wife. The second time we had to walk in there without booking due to...More