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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
2 weeks ago
“Fantastic Restful Gem On The Water”
12 Jul 2017
“Gracious place to stay on the Shimanami Kaido route”
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264-3 Setodachosetoda, Onomichi 722-2411, Hiroshima Prefecture
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20.5 km to Hiroshima Intl Airport
19 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were beyond delighted with this ryokan in Setoda. It's an old old house built around a 300 yr old Japanese garden courtyard. The rooms are fairly traditional with shoji screens, tatami mats, and futon beds with rice pillows. The bathing areas are only open...More

Thank elbowelbein
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Very traditional stay in the Japanese countryside where one can easily store bicycles. Everything is clean and the hostess very pleasant. If one is looking for chic as opposed to traditional accommodations, then probably don't do the bicycle ride and plan to stay overnight en...More

Thank dkado
Reviewed 29 November 2016

My wife and I cycled the Shimonami Kendo. We had read that Suminoe was a good place to stay. Today was a perfect day. Good weather for the ride, magnificent scenery and arrived in Setoda early afternoon. The local gallery with an exhibition of local...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2016

Such a special place to stay. The gracious hostess and staff are warm and welcoming even if they have little English. Great bath and beautiful private garden, lovely to walk around. Clean and comfortable traditional rooms. Real old world charm with lovely water views.

Thank Twomuch
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Nothing seems to have been done to this place since the 1970s- for good and I'll. Furnishings are 'tired' and worn, but that somehow adds to the experience of a mid-century Japanese experience. There is very little Emnglish here, but the experience seems authentic, with...More

Thank farflungistani
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US$123 - US$349 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Japan > Chugoku > Hiroshima Prefecture > Onomichi
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