Hanamaki Onsen: Hotel Koyokan

Traditional folk-dance performance every Saturday night!

Hotel Koyokan is located in the quaint hot spring town of Hanamaki Onsen, a short 15 minute drive from Hanamaki Airport. Koyokan is part of a complex of three major hot spring hotels, including Hotel Senshukaku and Hotel Hanamaki, each with its own style and character. Guests are free to ‘onsen-hop’ between the baths of each of the hotels, with the women-only rose-petal bath a notable favourite! Aside from the relaxing hot springs and delicious local meals, Hotel Koyokan also offers a unique cultural experience for staying guests.

Every Saturday evening guests can enjoy a free traditional folk-dance performance in the 'Matsuri-hiroba' (festival square), located in the entrance hall of Hotel Koyokan. Local folk dancers perform the fascinating ‘Shishi-odori’ dance, a tradition found throughout Iwate Prefecture with the style, movements and costume of the dance varying between regions.

Rooms: 138 rooms (Japanese style and Japanese-Western style rooms available)


By car:

5-mins from Hanamaki Interchange. 30-mins from JR Shin-Hanamaki Station (Free bus available). 10-mins by car from JR Hanamaki-Kuko Station. 15-mins from Hanamaki Airport.

Shuttle bus: A free shuttle bus runs between Hanamaki Airport and Hanamaki Onsen on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Address: 1−125 Yumoto, Hanamaki-shi, Iwate



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