There are hotels everywhere in Miyagi Prefecture, especially in Sendai, Matsushima and Zao, making it easy to choose the best place to stay. In this article, we will introduce four of our most recommended hotels among them.

Sendai's Only Garden Resort: Sendai Royal Park Hotel

Sendai Royal Park Hotel is a garden resort hotel located on the outskirts of Sendai City. In the spacious garden, you can experience various things such as yoga, beer garden, star gazing and cafe. All modern classic rooms have a balcony. Here, you can enjoy the breakfast buffet from the garden restaurant "CHEF'S TERRACE". There are also two other restaurants where you can eat fresh vegetables from the Tohoku region prepared in a Chuka-Teppanyaki style.

Spot information

  • Spot name: Sendai Royal Park Hotel
  • Street address: 6-2-1 Teraoka, Izumi-ku, Sendai, Miyagi 981-3204
  • Access: It takes about 50 minutes by free shuttle bus departing from JR Sendai Station east exit / About 20 minutes by free shuttle bus departing from Izumi-Chuo Station
  • Wi-Fi: All rooms with free Wi-Fi
  • Language: English & Chinese-speaking staff available. Guest room TV screen has multilingual support (able to acquire tourist information of the hotel and surroundings)
  • Credit cards: OK

A Hotel near Sendai Station: Richmond Hotel Premier Sendai Ekimae

The Richmond Hotel Premier Sendai Ekimae has a convenient location which is a 3-minute walk from Sendai Station. Guest rooms with a background of white color are compact but there is a bed of 120cm or more in width. Guests can relax here comfortably. There is also a Premier Lounge inside the hotel where you can have free breakfast, mainly served with fresh bread. To add, all-you-can-eat drinks and ice-cream start in the afternoon.

Spot information

  • Spot name: Richmond Hotel Premier Sendai Ekimae
  • Street address: 2-1-1, Sendaitoho BLD. 5F, Chuo, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980-0021
  • Access: About a 3-minute walk from JR Sendai Station
  • Wi-Fi: Free Wi-Fi available
  • Language: English-speaking staff available
  • Credit cards: OK

Admire one of The Three Views of Japan: Matsushima Sakan Shoan

Shoan is a hideaway ryokan at the cape of Matsushima. There are only 11 rooms at the site of this luxurious ryokan of about 9917 square meters. The view of Matsushima, one of the Three Best Views of Japan, can be overlooked from all rooms. In addition, there is an open-air bath attached to each guest room. You can look at the mountains and sea of Matsushima while taking a bath there. Besides, you can enjoy the authentic Kaiseki ryori (traditional Japanese multi-course meal) which is made with fresh seafood from Sanriku and vegetables from Miyagi Prefecture.

Spot information

  • Spot name: Matsushima Sakan Shoan
  • Street address: Ichi-banchi, Aza-Umenoki, Tetaru, Matsushima-machi, Miyagi-gun, Miyagi 981-0211
  • Access: About 15 minutes by shuttle bus departing from JR Matsushima Station (reservation required)
  • Wi-Fi: Free Wi-Fi available in rooms and the hotel area
  • Language: English-speaking staff available
  • Credit cards: OK

Resort hotel in Zao: Active Resorts MIYAGI ZAO (Ex Miyagi Zao Royal Hotel)

Active Resorts MIYAGI ZAO is a resort hotel where you can overlook the magnificent Mount Zao. You can enjoy various activities with friends and family during your stay such as trekking, kayaking and skiing around the hotel. In addition, there are three restaurants in the hotel where you can have dishes prepared by seasonal ingredients from Miyagi in the buffet, izakaya or irori-yaki style.

Spot information

  • Spot name: Active Resorts MIYAGI ZAO
  • Street address: 1-1 Aza-oni-ishihara, Togatta-onsen, Zao-cho, Katta-gun, Miyagi 989-0916
  • Access: About 1 hour 15 minutes by expressway bus from JR Sendai Station
  • Wi-Fi: Free Wi-Fi available on the hotel floor
  • Language: English-speaking staff available
  • Credit cards: OK