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About this property


Renovated in 1970, the Ishiba Ryokan guarantees guests a pleasant stay whether in Hirosaki for business or pleasure. Only 30km away, this 3-star hotel can be easily accessed from the airport. For those of you who want to venture out, United Church of Christ in Japan Hirosaki Church, Hirosaki Catholic Church, The Aomori Bank Memorial Hall are just some of the attractions available to visitors.

Take advantage of a wealth of unrivaled services and amenities at this Hirosaki hotel. The hotel offers access to a vast array of services, including luggage storage, Wi-Fi in public areas, car park, restaurant, bicycle rental.

In addition, all guestrooms feature a variety of comforts. Many rooms even provide air conditioning, heating, telephone, television, toiletries to please the most discerning guest. Besides, the hotel's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. Superb facilities and an excellent location make the Ishiba Ryokan the perfect base from which to enjoy your stay in Hirosaki.
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Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Getting around

  • Bicycle rental
  • Car park

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Fishing
  • Garden
  • Skiing

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Restaurant(s)

Services and conveniences

  • Luggage storage
  • Smoking area


  • Pets allowed

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Japanese
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Child and extra bed policy
Infant 0-1 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-12 year(s) Must use an extra bed
  • Guests over 12 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Breakfast Charge (when not included in room rate): 864 JPY
Check-In From: 03:00 PM
Check-Out Until: 11:00 AM
Distance from City Center: 2km
Distance to Airport: 30km
Number of Floors: 2
Number of Rooms : 18
Reception Open Until: 08:00 PM
Room Voltage: 100
Year Hotel Built: 1879
Year Hotel Last Renovated: 1970
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Recent customer comments

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based on 31 reviews
  • Cleanliness 8.5
  • Facilities 8.6
  • Location 9.0
  • Room comfort and quality 8.9
  • Service 9.4
  • Value for money 8.8
  • Food and dining 7.3
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SHIHHUA from Taiwan
Japanese Style Triple Room with private Bath
Stayed 1 night in February 2016
Amazing experience
Hospitable staff and hotel owner, good experience for staying at a historical building while with convenient location. English speaking is not problem here.
Reviewed October 10, 2016

Tomas from Czech Republic
Solo traveler
Japanese Style Triple Room with Shared Bath
Stayed 2 nights in August 2016
Nice traditional building, tea set in the room, very kind owner and cool bar for the hotel guests.
Reviewed September 09, 2016

JOVIN from Singapore
Solo traveler
Japanese Style Twin Room With Shared Bath
Stayed 1 night in August 2016
Awesome nostalgic feel with great service
Excellent service as staff was going out of the way to drive me to train station at 6.30am since bus frequency was scarce. Great nostalgic feel, but may not be suitable for those with large luggages and problem with steep stairways.
Reviewed August 15, 2016

Bernie from Taiwan
Solo traveler
Japanese Style Twin Room With Shared Bath
Stayed 1 night in July 2016
if you would like to have traditional Japan house experience, this is the best choice.
excellent to have a experience of traditional Japan living house, feel back to Edo era.
Reviewed July 28, 2016

Karl from Germany
Solo traveler
Japanese Style Triple Room with Shared Bath
Stayed 1 night in April 2016
Authentic ryokan experience
Nice big room, hot bath in the evening and morning, fascinating building. When the lady of the house comes with you to the room and kneels down to prepare a cup of tea you know you arrived at a traditional ryokan. I was quite tired the evening I arrived so I may have missed out on some information and service, I particularly regret that I didn't book breakfast for the morning to make the ryokan experience more rounded, by the time I thought of it, it was too late.
Reviewed April 27, 2016

Lindsay from Philippines
Japanese-StyleTriple Room with Shared Bathroom
Stayed 2 nights in April 2016
The Best Place to Stay in Hirosaki
We had a wonderful experience in Ishiba Ryokan. The room is very neat and the warm and very attentive nature of our Host made us feel very comfortable. We also loved the welcome drink and the breakfast! Staying in Ishiba Ryokan is one of the best ways to experience a glimpse of Japan's historical and beautiful past while still enjoying the amenities of modern times. I highly recommend this place and we are truly grateful to the host who also generously shared information to make our stay in Hirosaki more enjoyable.
Reviewed April 26, 2016

Hoi from Hong Kong
Japanese Style Twin Room With Private Bath
Stayed 1 night in January 2016
Very friendly owner
The owner was very friendly and introduce us to places in the city. The whole building is in traditional Japanese style I most enjoyed.
Reviewed January 23, 2016

remi from France
Japanese Style Twin Room With Shared Bath
Stayed 1 night in October 2015
Vintage traditional ryokan, next to Hirosaki park
location, ryokan, staff
The manager was wonderful to drive us to a local restaurant run for decades. He also drove us to the train station the following day, advised us on planning our day. The ryokan is old which enhances that vintage feeling, traditional wood everywhere, you can feel you are staying in an historical place. A great experience, recommended.
Reviewed November 16, 2015

Hiu from Hong Kong
Solo traveler
Japanese Style Twin Room With Private Bath
Stayed 1 night in November 2015
Japanese traditional feeling
Traditional building, Convenient to Hirosaki City, Good English speaking hotel master
Comfortable and tidy room, Good view of red leaves in the garden from my room with private bath.
Reviewed November 08, 2015

Mak from Hong Kong
Family with teens
Japanese Style Twin Room With Shared Bath
Stayed 1 night in September 2015
Highly recommend!
Historical, clean and comfortable
Highly recommend!It was a highlight of my family trip. The hostel itself is amazing. Full of historical things. You can imagine the old time in Japan. Food were yummy.
Reviewed October 05, 2015


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