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4.0 out of 5

"Overall the property is nice, but could use a re-fresh and some renovation. Everything appears to be a little dated in the common areas (couches, carp ... " More

By a verified traveller on Wed 10 Apr 2019

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Hotel Description

3.5-star spa ryokan in Taihaku Ward

In Sendai

A stay at this Taihaku Ward ryokan places you within 9 miles (15 km) of Akiu Otaki Falls and 12 miles (20 km) of Sendai Gymnasium. Yagiyama Zoo and Sendai Mediatheque are within 12 miles (20 km).

Hot springs, dining

This ryokan features hot springs, 2 spa tubs, and a restaurant. Enjoy the sauna and perks like free self parking and free WiFi. Free parking, a coffee shop, and a garden are also offered.

Spa tubs, kitchens

The 148 guestrooms boast private spa tubs and deep soaking bathtubs, while sitting areas and kitchens offer the conveniences of home. LCD TVs, refrigerators, and separate bathtubs and showers are also available.

Standard Quadruple Room, Non Smoking

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.Futon Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Superior Single Room, Non Smoking

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.TwinXLBed.Singular Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Sendai Akiu Spa Hotel Iwanumaya ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
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Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
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Hotel condition 3.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Sendai Akiu Spa Hotel Iwanumaya

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4 out of 5
Overall the property is nice, but could use a re-fresh and some renovation. Everything appears to be a little dated in the common areas (couches, carpet, rugs, etc) The staff is incredibly friendly, polite and helpful and the best part of the stay.

Posted by on 10 Apr. 2019

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. Public spaces have free WiFi. Sendai Akiu Spa Hotel Iwanumaya offers its guests 2 spa tubs and a sauna. Hot springs, multilingual staff, and karaoke are also featured at Sendai Akiu Spa Hotel Iwanumaya. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3.5-star Sendai ryokan.

  • 148 guestrooms or units
  • 11 levels
  • 4 buildings
  • Built in 1978
  • Dining venue
  • Karaoke
  • Coffee shop
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Garden
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Onsite shopping
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator


Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free long-term parking , Free self parking , Free RV, bus, truck parking


  • Airport: Sendai (SDJ) (37.1 km / 23.1 mi)
  • Train station: Sendai Ayashi Station (7.8 km / 4.9 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking, extended parking, and RV/bus/truck parking

Room Amenities

Sendai Akiu Spa Hotel Iwanumaya offers 148 air-conditioned accommodations with private spa tubs and safes. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Accommodations at this 3.5-star ryokan have kitchens with refrigerators. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs and rainfall showerheads. Bathrooms are also outfitted with slippers, bidets, and complimentary toiletries. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private hot tub
  • In-room kitchen
  • Sitting area
  • Deep soaking tub
  • LCD television
  • Refrigerator
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Bidet
  • Telephone
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Sendai Akiu Spa Hotel Iwanumaya has a restaurant on site.

Spa Services

  • Reflexology
  • Indoor mineral hot springs (Japanese-style onsen)
  • Outdoor mineral hot springs (Japanese-style onsen)
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Yukata (Japanese robe)
  • Massages

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 8 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in.

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in.


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome


Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available


Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: JPY 150 per person, per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

Hotel Names

  • Sendai Akiu Spa Hotel Iwanumaya
  • Akiu Spa Hotel Iwanumaya
  • Sendai Akiu Spa Iwanumaya
  • Akiu Spa Iwanumaya
  • Sendai Akiu Iwanumaya Sendai
  • Sendai Akiu Spa Hotel Iwanumaya Ryokan
  • Sendai Akiu Spa Hotel Iwanumaya Sendai
  • Sendai Akiu Spa Hotel Iwanumaya Ryokan Sendai

You should know

  • As required by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare, all international visitors must submit their passport number and nationality when registering at any lodging facility (inns, hotels, motels, etc. ). Also, it's required that lodging proprietors photocopy the passports of all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file.
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