Accommodations / Hot Spring Spots in Ehime Area

  • Dogo-Kan hot spring ryokan hotel
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    4.5
    208 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Ehime Pref. Matsuyamashi Dougotakouchou 7-26
    Dogo-Kan is a famous hot spring ryokan hotel designed by the architect Kurokawa Kisho. Situated on a small plateau in the hot springs district, it has a fine view over Matsuyama Castle. The main bath area has a comprehensive range of facilities, including water cascades, reclining baths, open-air baths, saunas, etc.; day visitors are welcome. The decor of the hotel interior is based on Edo-period street scenes, and is very impressive.

    It was my first time travel to Dogo, although I visited Japan more than 30 times. I reserved a non-smoking room at Dogokan for 3 days in Nov, 2019. On the evening of the second day, I smelt...

  • OKUDOGO ICHIYU NO MORI
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    3.5
    221 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Ehime Pref. Matsuyamashi Suemachi 267
    Come enjoy the renowned free flowing natural hot-spring of Okudogo Onsen which is said to be great for the skin. It's an alkaline simple sulfur hot spring that makes the skin soft to the touch and is said to help with nerve pain, muscle soreness, recovering from exhaustion, and chronic women's diseases. Some of the appeal is the multitude of plans such as the Family Plan, perfect for those with children looking for peace of mind, or the Luxury Plan, which lets you enjoy a stay one rank higher than the best. From one of the best large open-air baths in west Japan you'll get an amazing 360-degree view of beautiful mountain scenery.

    Youve found the right hotel, everything screams at you 1970s and while you might say thats not a bad thing in this case it pretty much is. 1st off the modern thing they call wifi only gets a...

  • Dogo Onsen Tsubaki-no-Yu
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    4.0
    160 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Ehime Matsuyama-shi Dogoyunomachi 19-22
    A hot spring bathhouse in Dogoyunomachi, Matsuyama City. This day-trip bathhouse was built for the opening of the 1953 National Athletic Meet. Come relax in baths fed by hot spring cisterns from a free-flowing spring that can't be had anywhere but Dogo Onsen.

    This is a very satisfactory bath though not up to the level of the honkan. In any other place, this would be a premium bath. However, do note that you must bring or buy soap and shampoo (towels are...

  • Minetopia Besshi
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    3.5
    108 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Ehime Niihama Tatsukawacho 707-3
    This theme park located in Tatsukawa-cho, Niihama City was built around the Besshi copper mine, which was once counted amongst Japan’s Three Biggest Copper Mines. It offers hands-on experiences such as gold panning and also features a hot spring bathhouse and other facilities. Visitors can enjoy learning about the history of copper mining from a number of industrial heritages that have been registered as cultural assets are preserved in the park. The park also has a restaurant, a barbecuing facility, and even a shop specializing in nagashi-somen (thin wheat noodles served in flowing cold water).

    This onsen has been recently renovated and it has dramatically improved. It is only 500 yen if you bring your own towel, soap, etc. The balance between indoor and outdoor hot springs is perfect, you...

  • Dogo Onsen Annex Asuka-no-Yu
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    4.0
    68 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Ehime Matsuyama-shi Dogoyunomachi 19-22
    The third of the Dogo Onsen bathhouses after Dogo Onsen Tsubaki-no-Yu. The bathhouse is built to encapsulate the concept of Asuka period architecture including ornamental ridge end rooftiles resembling historical structures such as Nara's Todaiji temple and a vivid outward appearance of contrasting red and white to draw the eye. Along with the large indoor public baths decorated with Tobe-ware walls they also have an outdoor bath unlike the Honkan Main Building and you can relax in the high-quality spring water to your heart's content.

    This onsen operated like a high end bathing house . The onsen is building is beautiful built and they are for a purpose of admiring the building more than just for a onsen visit . First , the onsen...

  • Shikoku Matsuyama Dogo Onsen hotel
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    4.5
    53 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Ehime Pref. Matsuyamashi Dougoyunomachi 1-33
    The Shikoku Matsuyama Dogo Onsen hotel is a long-established hot springs hotel located approximately three minutes’ walk from Dogo Onsen Station (on the Iyotetsu Jonan Line tram line). The hotel traces its origins back to a hot springs inn that was opened during the Kan’ei era (1624–1644), and which was famous for being patronized by leading literary figures connected with Matsuyama. Day visitors are welcome to use the hot springs facilities. The cypress-wood bath, where bathers can relax while enjoying the marvelous scent of Hinoki (cypress wood), and the two granite bathtubs (made using the Iyo region’s famous Oshima granite) are open to male bathers at certain times of day and female bathers at other times. Saunas and open-air baths are also available.

    We stayed here for a night and had a set Japanese dinner. I had high expectations of what a top quality Japanese restaurant would be like. Unfortunately while it was nicely presented with very...

  • Dogo Onsen Honkan
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Ehime Pref. Matsuyamashi Dougoyunomachi 5-6
    This is a public bathhouse of the historical Dogo Onsen. The three-tiered wooden building has been designated as an Important Cultural Property of Japan. It sprung to fame after it was mentioned in Natsume Soseki’s novel, Botchan. The dark interior with its pillars, beams and wooden lockers oozes with antiquated charm. The Honkan has two indoor baths, the Kami no Yu and the Tama no Yu, where visitors can relax and enjoy a pleasant soak. At extra charge guests can use the resting room complete with a hired yukata and some tea and cake. The nearest station is Dogo Onsen Station.
  • Higashidogo no Sora to Mori
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    4.0
    44 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Ehime Pref. Matsuyamashi Minamikumemachi 3-1
    Come make a day trip or stay overnight at the Higashidogo Hot-Spring Village, this hot-spring bath house, just 12-minutes from the main Dogo-Onsen bath house. The baths are fed by a simple alkaline hot spring with an unusual viscosity. It's great for the skin and can help with nerve pain or stiff shoulders. The spring water is also filtered through three round stone filters resulting in a drinkable mineral water that lets you feel the effect of the spring water throughout the body. There are also a variety of glamorous food options including cheese with braised short ribs, motsu-nabe (offal hot-pot stew), a meal served on a wooden boat, and traditional afternoon tea.

    天然温泉、岩盤浴、マッサージ、レストラン、仮眠施設が一体となった施設。照明が明るすぎず、ゆったりすごすことができます。 温泉はほどよくヌルヌルしていて美肌効果がありそう。 レストランでは愛媛のご当地グルメもあり、旅行にもおすすめ。 男女問わず入れる岩盤浴、女性専用の休憩所もあり、1人でも女子旅でもカップルでも楽しめると思います。

  • Mare Garcia Omishima
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    4.0
    36 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Ehime Pref. Imabarishi Omishimachoumiyaura 5902
    A day trip hot spring bathhouse notable for its use of use of thalassotherapy incorporating a seawater hot spring. Bathers absorb and are refreshed by the ions, calcium, and magnesium contained in seawater. One of the bathhouse' draws is its variety of baths, including a saltwater bath with a salt concentration so high bathers can float, a walking bath, and a massage bath. In the outdoor bath, bathers can enjoy a view of the Seto Inland Sea, as well as scenery lit by the setting sun as night draws near. The bathhouse' restaurant serves local seafood rice bowls and deep fried fish set meals. The bathhouse' shop carries a full array of local foods and other gifts and souvenirs.

    Located close to Oyamazumi Jinja. More a local place, excellent water, several pools, nice view over Setouchi Sea. Best to bring your own towels, shampoo etc. However, they also sell all amenities.

  • Auberge Uchiko
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    4.5
    25 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Ehime Pref. Kitagunuchikochou Ikazaki Otsu 485-2 (in Ryuwa Park)
    Just five minutes from the JR Uchiko Station by car, the conception of this hotel located in Uchiko Town is very modern, yet preserves the Japanese essence. The restaurant preparing delicately flavored French cuisine from local produce and the hot spring bathing, available also to day visitors, is very popular. The open-air bath that channels the spring water directly, and the indoor bath are both available for guests.

    The place is a bit hard to find but well worth the effort... Guests stay in incredibly beautiful villas, designed in a mix of modern and traditional Japan, with many references to paper, and...

  • Yunotani Onsen 
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    4.0
    19 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Ehime Pref. Saijoushi Sunouchi Kou 1193
    This famous hot-spring was once blessed by a visit from the 37th monarch of Japan, Empress Saimei. The baths have over 1,400 years of history and is fed by its own private spring, famous for resulting in outstandingly beautiful skin. The sodium - chloride - hydrogen carbonate cold mineral spring, is transparent but when mineral deposits appear it can have a white cloudy appearance. Day trips are the norm but there are ten limited lodgings available as well. Many pilgrims visiting 88 sacred places on the Shikoku Pilgrimage stop in after visiting Yokomine-ji Temple, the 60th temple, because of the difficulty of the route.

    I stayed two nights with my wife and daughter at Yunotani Onsen during the 2015 Saijo Matsuri (festival). We loved our stay here. The staff was so friendly and really took special care of us. They...

  •  Minami Dogo Onsen HOTEL TEIREGI-KAN
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    4.0
    10 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Ehime Pref. Iyoguntobechou Jicchou 92-2
    This hot spring bath-house and hotel has free flowing hot-spring baths attached to every room as well as day trip baths. The hotel has its own personal spring that comes up from 800 meters underground. It's a sodium - hydrogen carbonate cold mineral spring that's hypotonic with weak alkalinity. The spring water has a pH level of 8.2 and is known to have a hyperthermic effect and be good for making your skin soft. Also located nearby are sights like the Tobe Zoo, the Children's Castle, and the Tobe Porcelain Traditional Industry Hall, making this the perfect base for sightseeing in Tobe.

    このホテルはクレジットカードが使えないので要注意です。前金で現金払いです。バストイレセパレートでバスルームはとても広い。硫黄臭のする温泉です。ジェットバスになっている。温泉は良いのだが、シャワーの湯温が熱くなったりぬるくなったりいつも温度が変化する。水になる時もある。水圧もころころ変化する。ガラス張りなので部屋から風呂の中がまる見えなので困った。部屋は狭く、ダブルベッドが2つ。困ったのはスーツケー...

  • Dogo Saya Onsen Yurara
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    3.5
    7 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Ehime Matsuyama-shi Takaokamachi 125-1
    This deluxe bathhouse is located on Prefectural Route 219 in Takaoka-machi, Matsuyama City. It uses natural sodium-chloride hot springs with high warmth-retaining and skin beautifying properties. It features a variety of baths including both indoor and outdoor baths as well as saunas. Other attractions include relaxation facilities and a restaurant. The adjacent “Kazoku no Yu (Family Bath)” offers a private bath fed by natural hot springs at each room where guests can rest or even stay overnight.

    松山駅と松山空港の間にある温泉です。これからの季節温泉最高ですよ!ゆららの湯は何種類かのお風呂、サウナ等あり良いです。疲れが取れます!リフレッシュできます。

  • Hondani Onsen
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    4.0
    6 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Ehime Pref. Saijoushi Kawanouchi Kai 494
    This hot-spring is including among the list of Iyo's top three hot-springs alongside Dogo Onsen in Matsuyama and Nibukawa Onsen in Imabari. It is said that both the 34th monarch of Japan, Emperor Jomei, and the 37th monarch of Japan, Empress Saimei both bathed in this famous ancient hot-spring. This hypotonic alkaline cold mineral spring is said to be good for the skin, flushing away skin secretions and fat buildups. As it doesn't cause dizziness after extended use it's known as a family bath and it's safe for everyone from children to the elderly to bathe. It's open for day trips but you'll have to remember to bring your own soap and shampoo as they are not provided.

    幹線道路から少し山に入っていきます 道は広くはないですが対向は出来ます 温泉も良いですが、休憩所は雑魚寝もできます 食事処が併設されており昼呑みできます 川を挟んだ公園もきれいで春は桜、秋は紅葉を楽しめます 日帰り温泉の場合、抜群です

  • Bujo no Yu
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    3.5
    5 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Ehime Saijo-shi Omachi 209
    This hot spring bathhouse is located on National Route 11 in Omachi, Saijo City. It features large indoor baths, outdoor baths, stone-holowed baths, whirlpool baths, and foot baths each sourced with water from the hot springs of Nibukawa Onsen, which are known for having skin beautifying properties, as well as saunas. It also features relaxation facilities and a cafeteria.

    サウナもあるし、露天風呂もある。ここの水風呂がめちゃ気持ちいい!!特に夏は冷たいので行くと入ってみてください

  • Himehiko Onsen
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    5.0
    3 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Ehime Matsuyama-shi Hatadera 3-4-5
    This hot spring bathhouse is located in Hatadera 3-Chome, Matsuyama City. It features a variety of baths fed with natural alkaline simple hot springs sourced from 1,000 meters underground including large indoor baths, microbubble outdoor baths, and walking baths, as well as saunas. The bathhouse also features 20 private family baths available 24 hours a day. Guests can choose from several different types of outdoor baths and indoor baths. Other attractions include relaxation facilities and a restaurant.

    道後温泉の近くには やはりお湯が沸くのか いい温泉がいくつもあります。 こちらもそのひとつ、 泉質はアルカリ性単純温泉で、温度は34.2度ということで沸かして使用されているよです。 いろんなタイプのお風呂があり、最近では、「マイクロバブルの露天風呂」があります。細かい泡が古い角質を取り除いてくれ美肌効果があるとか、、確かにツルツルしてきます。 大人入浴料550円ですが、300円等 お安くなる日も...

  • Higashi Dogo Onsen Kumenoyu
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    4.5
    3 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Ehime Matsuyama-shi Minamikumemachi 325-1
    This hot spring bathhouse is located in Minamikume-machi, Matsuyama City. It uses alkaline simple hot springs with a pronounced viscosity that is said to help with conditions such as nerve pain, stiff shoulders, and joint pain and to have high skin beautifying properties. It features a variety of baths, most notably baths fed with free-flowing spring water straight from the source, as well as three types of bedrock baths. Guests can also drink Mitamasui, an original brand of mineral water made with water from the bathhouse’s own hot spring that has been processed for drinking purposes.

    肌がスベスベになります。 シャワーも温泉なのは嬉しいことです! お風呂の種類はいくつかあり、露天風呂、サウナもあります。

  • Morinokuni Poppo Onsen
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    4.0
    3 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Ehime Pref. Kitauwagunmatsunochou Matsumaru 1661-13
    Morinokuni Poppo Onsen is one of Japan’s more unusual natural hot spring spas as its part of JR Matsumaru Station. With views of the Hirose River from the free foot bath on the second floor, it’s highly popular with tourists as they can access it directly from the train platform. There are two indoor baths, the wooden Meiji-no-Yu and stone Nametoko-no-Yu. It’s a day spa where the bathing areas periodically rotate between men’s and women’s use. Both have a sauna and an outdoor bath. The lobby features local specialty products from Matsuno, and they sell items like ice cream and milk. It’s a good place to take a rest after your bath.

    駅に併設された温泉施設。河後森城に登った汗を流して気持ちよく電車に乗ることができる。基本的には地元向けの施設だが、観光客も多く訪れているので場違い感はない。2階の売店では道の駅で売られているような地産品も多少は販売されている。

  • Kurhouse Imabari
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    3.5
    3 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Ehime Imabari-shi Yunoura 36
    This health promotion facility is located in Yunoura, Imabari City. Its pool zone uses hot spring water from Yunoura, a designated National Recreational Hot Spring Resort. At its Baden zone, bathers wear bathing suits into the baths. There is also a bathhouse with outdoor baths and saunas. Other facilities include a training gym, a tatami-matted relaxation room, and a restaurant.

    クアハウス今治と思って利用したのが、夜であったので勘違いして四季の湯を利用していたのが後日判明しました。四季の湯温泉は大人450円で利用でき、シャンプーなど常備されてませんが、23時まで営業している快適な日帰り温泉です。次回は間違わずクアハウス今治を利用したい。

  • Dogo Onsen 4th-Bun Yuba
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    3.5
    3 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Ehime Matsuyama-shi Dogoyunomachi 7-28
    One of the hot springs at Dogo Onsen, it plays the role of distributing spring water drawn from each source to nearby hot spring bathhouses, hotels, and ryokan style inns. Inside there's a handwashing station allowing you to feel the spring water from the source first hand as well as a viewing room where you can observe the spring water as it falls into the hot water tanks.

    道後温泉駅前にあり、源泉が集まっている場所です。ここから旅館などの源泉が供給されるそうです。手湯もありました。

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Stretched across the northwest corner of Shikoku island, Ehime is a nature-rich prefecture boasting beautiful coastlines and a rural center where mountains play host to 26 of the Buddhist temples that make up the Shikoku Pilgrimage. Matsuyama is home to an original post-feudal castle as well as Dogo Onsen, one of the country's oldest natural hot springs. The northern city of Imabari marks the entrance to the Shimano Kaido, a road that crosses six spectacular bridges and several islands, forming a route between Shikoku and mainland Honshu.

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