Miyajima is a small island less than an hour away from Hiroshima and is considered to be Japan’s Island of the Gods. This quaint and tranquil island is extremely rich in culture and history. It is famous for its giant torii, which is located in the middle of the sea and is heralded as one of Japan’s three best views. Another popular attraction in Miyajima is Itsukushima Shrine, and tourists flock from all over Japan to visit this star attraction. Deer lovers would be pleased to know that the island has plenty of wild deer that are accustomed to tourists, and roam around freely. Though many tourists stop by on a day trip, the best way to enjoy Miyajima is to stay the night in one of the many authentic ryokans, which are traditional Japanese inns. These inns usually feature bathhouses, hot springs, and traditional multi-course dinners. Of course, the views are phenomenal as well. Check out this list for the best ryokans in Miyajima!
Enjoy a world-class view from the comfort of your stylish rooms at Kurayado Iroha. The rooms feature traditional Japanese furnishings such as tatami flooring. Each room comes complete with amenities like a flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi. Choose from comfortable Japanese-style rooms that overlook the Setonaikai Sea or the grand mountains. The ryokan also has indoor and outdoor public baths that boast picturesque views as well. Itsukushima Shrine and Miyajima pier are just a five-minute walk from the ryokan. Stroll around the vicinity of the ryokan for wonderful sceneries. Do note that dining options nearby are limited, but the ryokan makes up for this with a delicious dinner (that has to be reserved in advance). Breakfast is also served, and you can get freshly-ground coffee all day.
Mizuhaso Inn is a perfect marriage of modern and traditional, and you can choose to stay in a Japanese or Western-styled room. All the rooms are air-conditioned and boast amenities like a flat-screen TV, a refrigerator, and free Wi-Fi throughout the building. Treat yourself to a traditional multi-course meal served at the ryokan for dinner, and a Japanese set menu for breakfast. The ryokan is conveniently located near tourist attractions like Miyajima Public Aquarium and is just a five-minute walk from Itsukushima Shrine.
The rooms at Oyado Tsukiusagi feature a minimal and traditional décor. They are spacious and perfect for groups. All the rooms are fitted with comfortable traditional futon bedding, tatamis, air-conditioning, and a bathtub. The ryokan is also located conveniently close to Miyajima Ferry Terminal. There are plenty of cafes and restaurants in the vicinity and the torii is just a 10-minute walk away from the ryokan.
Miyajima Seaside Hotel is a five-minute drive from Miyajima Port, and there is a free shuttle bus provided. The ryokan features large, spacious rooms, that boast a beautiful view of the Seto Inland Sea. Other amenities in the ryokan include a hot public bath, a karaoke room, and free-to-use laundry facilities. Guests can enjoy traditional Japanese dishes for breakfast, and a set menu is available for dinner as well. Soothe yourself in the hot bath after a day of exploring tourist sites, mostly in close proximity to the ryokan. If you’re lucky, you might even get to see some deer roaming around the ryokan premises!
Enjoy a Japanese-style accommodation surrounded by gorgeous views here at Iwaso. Relax in the ryokan’s indoor and outdoor hot-spring baths, and get a massage as well. The rooms in the Main Building and Cottage Annex have shared bathrooms and toilets, while rooms in the Annex have private bathrooms. All the rooms feature air-conditioning, tatami floors, and Japanese futon bedding. For dinner, treat yourself to a traditional multi-course dinner cooked with fresh seafood and local ingredients. Have your dinner in the dining room, or opt for room service. A Japanese breakfast is served at Momiji restaurant on the ryokan premises. Guests can also enjoy the karaoke room. Photocopying and luggage storage services are available round the clock.
After a day of exploring in Miyajima, relax and unwind at Jukeisou’s public indoor bath which is open 24 hours a day. In the day, the private outdoor bath offers stunning views of the majestic Itsukushima-jinja Shrine. The ryokan’s comfortable rooms are fully equipped with a flat-screen TV, mini-fridge, and a private bathroom. Guests can enjoy a traditional Japanese breakfast and dinner at the ryokan’s restaurant.
Miyajima Morinoyado is a newly renovated ryokan just 10 minutes away from the Itsukushima Shrine. Other attractions such as the Miyajima Aquarium, torii, and Museum of History and Folklore are also within walking distance. There is also a free shuttle bus service to bring you to and from the ferry terminal. The ryokan boasts of comfortable guest rooms and a spacious public bath. All rooms are air-conditioned, and some rooms have private bathrooms as well. Enjoy a morning walk in the garden with deers roaming around freely, an experience you won’t get elsewhere!
Miyajima Hanare no Yado IBUKU is a tastefully designed ryokan. Enjoy a spectacular view of the mountains from the comfort of your room. Each room is equipped with air-conditioning, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom. Kickstart each morning with a delicious Asian breakfast prepared by the ryokan before you spend the day exploring the beautiful attractions of Miyajima.
Kinsuikan is just a short three-minute walk away from The Five-Storied Pagoda, and some rooms boast of the million-dollar view of the floating torii. This four-star ryokan also has a bar, shared lounge, garden, and a hot spring bath on its premises. Enjoy exquisite homecooked meals made with local ingredients. Kinsuikan is also located conveniently near a variety of different restaurants, and Omotesando Shopping Street.
Itsukushimahigashimonzen Kikugawa offers stylish yet traditional accommodation for your trip to Miyajima. This beautiful ryokan has free Wi-Fi throughout the property and is complete with private bathrooms equipped with bidets and hair dryers. The surrounding neighborhood is tranquil and calm, perfect for exploring. The ryokan is also conveniently located near popular attractions such as Itsukushima Shrine, Daisho-in Temple, and Miyajima Ferry Terminal.
Address: Miyajimacho 796
Complete your visit with a traditional ryokan experience
Miyajima is a beautiful location to visit for couples, friends, and families alike. No trip to Japan is complete without a stay in a traditional Japanese inn, and what better place to experience sleeping on tatami and soaking in a hot spring than in Miyajima? Complete your visit to Miyajima with a one-of-a-kind experience, from one of these comfortable and accessible ryokans from this list!
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