Izu Mitohama Shotokan

If you are looking for luxury authentic onsen ryokans with Mt.Fuji views in Izu, I would highly recommend staying at Izu Mitohama Shotokan.  Perhaps, if you are looking for rooms with private hot springs, I really think you should stay here.  Once we arrived at the property, the staff escorted us to the lobby, and then we checked in while viewing a beautiful Mt.Fuji and having green tea with Japanese sweets.  We felt the luxury and authenticity at once.  The ambiance is serene, elegant, and traditional.  The ryokan would be nice for couples, family, solo travelers, or small groups.  There are 21 rooms only.  We almost never met other guests on the property.  Absolutely the ryokan completely emphasizes private experiences for each guest.  If you are going to stay here, I would highly recommend booking a room with a private hot spring and Mt.Fuji views.  Alternatively, I would recommend booking a corner room with Mt.Fuji views.  It’s well worth staying in the room.  If you don’t want to sleep on a Japanese-Style mattress in a tatami room, you may want to book a room with twin beds on tatami mats.  The facilities tend to be the latest.  The housekeeping was excellent.  The exterior of a building tends to be a bit aged, though.  All of the amenities are taken care of including enough toiletries, a Japanese tea set, and yukatas.  Also, this is child-friendly.  Staff can provide amenities, yukatas, slippers, and meals if you request in advance.  The free WiFi reception was great.  There is a vending machine for milk.  There is a convenience store nearby.  Room service is not available.  Complimentary coffee and tea are available after breakfast in the lobby.  Then Izu Mitohama Shotokan is a universal design.  Wheelchairs are available for borrowing.  If you bring people with weak feet, you may want to inform the staff in advance as they can arrange a room near the lift.  Then there are indoor and outdoor communal hot springs in-house.  You can chill out at the baths while viewing a peaceful Mt.Fuji in good weather.  The spring quality wouldn’t be special.  They are open from 14:30-24:30, 5:30-10:00.  Also, there is a private family hot spring.  You need to book it when you check-in if you want to use it.  It costs 1,000JPY for 45min.  *If you have tattoos, you may not be permitted to use the communal bathing area.  You may want to use the reserved private family bath instead.  Then this is pet-friendly.  If you bring your dogs or cats, you need to inform the staff in advance as there are some conditions.  Then authentic Japanese food was wonderful.  It’s a little challenging for the western palate.  The portion tends to be big.  Don’t forget to bring your empty stomach.  All meals are served in your room or a private room.  Then inform the staff when you book a room with meals if you have any food allergies.  They probably wouldn’t be able to prepare alternative food if you request on that day.  Then, as far as I know, there wouldn’t be nice restaurants around the property.  Most of the local papa-mama shops are closing early.  You may want to book a room including meals.  Then the staff tends to be professional.  If you want to experience signature Japanese hospitality, you should stay here.  Overall, Izu Mitohama Shotokan has great value for money if you stay on weekdays.  We were overwhelmed by the beauty of the sunset over the sea with a view of Mt.Fuji.  Then access to the property would be easy.  Free shuttle service is available from Izu-Nagaoka Station between 14:00 and 17:00.  It takes 15min by car.  You need to book it in advance.  At last, if you want to see an amazing Mt.Fuji, you should stay here in the fall or the winter season.  There is a high possibility that you can view it.  Have a nice trip!  Welcome to receive any questions about Izu Mitohama Shotokan from the below space.  *All information is as of the date that I posted on my blog.  **Check-in and out times 14:30/10:00  If you check-in after 17:00, you need to inform staff in advance.  Check Availability and Pricing for the property on Booking.com or Agoda

Info about Izu Mitohama Shotokan

Style Traditional Ryokan
Guest Rating Fabulous 8.9
Estimated Price 54,000 JPY for 2 adults per room
Contact Call at +81 55-943-2311 from overseas
Call at 055-943-2311 domestic Japan
Internet Connection Free Wifi in the ryokan
Facility Information Wheelchairs are available
Pets are allowed
The free parking lot is available
Location Izu Mitohama Shotokan’s MAP
Access Free shuttle bus from Izu-Nagaoka Station
Need to book in advance upon request
Address and TEL 7-1 Uchiuramito, Numazu-shi, Shizuoka 410-0223
Tel +81 55-943-2311 
Official Homepage Izu Mitohama Shotokan’s HP

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