Hachimantai Mountain Hotel
Welcome to the Hachimantai Mountain Hotel, offering stunning views of two scenic mountains listed in the One Hundred Mountains of Japan, Mt. Iwate and Mt. Hachimantai.
Surrounded by breathtaking scenery across all four seasons, visitors can enjoy a variety of dynamic activities, including trekking, walking, skiing, snowboarding, and more.
Our hotel has certified guides by the Japan Mountain Guides Association, who are always ready to suggest a great variety of nature activities that are unique to the North Tohoku region.
The Four Seasons of Hachimantai
A Korean hill cherry tree standing on its own in a vast pasture land, with splendid views of Mt. Iwate.
White skunk cabbages growing in great numbers across the marshy grasslands. The spring season offers impressive landscapes of graceful flowers interweaved with vivid, fresh new greenery.
Trek through a natural landscape packed full of lush, deep greenery.
The summit of Mt. Hachimantai features lovely alpine plants, such as the Paris japonica and the glaucidium, growing in great abundance and conveying the great power of this beautiful land.
Beeches, oaks, maples, and other broadleaf trees change their colors, creating a vast world full of autumnal leaves that can be seen burning brightly all around.
Enjoy this extraordinary autumnal scenery by taking a stroll or going out on a drive.
Enjoy skiing, snowboarding, as well as going on nature tours through Hachimantai's vast areas, or driving on the Aspite Line along huge snow walls that are several meters high.
Nature Guide Station
The Hachimantai Mountain Hotel has certified guides by the Japan Mountain Guides Association, offering a gallery of beautiful photos and tons of information about the surrounding nature.
The guides are able to offer a great variety of trekking programs to suit all visitors. In addition, they also hold lectures about the surrounding flowers and stars.
The Concierge Desk can offer a great variety of information about Hachimantai, from easy nature walks to great tourist spots to visit nearby.
We offer four room types to act as a base for your active vacation.
Enjoy a relaxing time in simple, and yet modern, rooms offering plenty of space and great comfort.
Hachimantai Hot Spring
After spending some time outdoors, soak yourself in a famous Japanese hot spring to bring healing and relaxation to your body.
We offer a free-flowing natural hot spring and a sauna. Our open air bath provides beautiful views of the Hachimantai mountain range, helping you to ease your tiredness after an active day.
Enjoy this wonderful Hot spring, born from the natural energy of the Matsukawa Geothermal Power Station, the first geothermal power plant in Japan.
The smooth and clear hot water is gentle on the skin, perfect for helping you achieve a moment of great relaxation.
- Hot spring water quality :
- Simple sulfur hot spring (contains hydrogen sulfide/high-temperature, hypotonic, low acidity hot spring).
- Health benefits for :
- Chronic skin diseases, chronic gynecological diseases, cuts and scratches, diabetes, hypertension, arteriosclerosis, sensitivity to cold, etc.
Ishigama Dining "Shirakaba"
A dining room featuring windows on one side, a high-vaulted ceiling, plus an open kitchen with a magnificent stone oven.
Enjoy this great open space, as you sample the seasonal flavors offered by the great climate of Hachimantai.
For dinner, enjoy some main dishes made with seasonal ingredients cooked audaciously in a stone oven, combined with a buffet offering a wide variety of local dishes from the North Tohoku region.
Our great selection of delicious dishes provides a perfect ending to your perfect day.
At the entrance of the hotel, the lobby lounge welcomes visitors with a lavish wooden interior and a calm atmosphere.
The walls and pillars feature a herringbone pattern that resembles the hotel's triangular roof.
The lounge features relaxing sofas and large wooden tables.
Here you can enjoy a relaxing time, reading, having some tea after a stroll, or chatting with other guests.
This is a peaceful area where you can relax, just like you would at home.
The hotel offers a library corner designed to resemble a mountain hut with a lovely fireplace.
Here you can enjoy looking through books and photos about the nature and culture of the North Tohoku region.
Hachimantai Mountain Hotel
1-509-1 Matsuoyoriki, Hachimantai City, Iwate 028-7302, Japan
- By Car
- Approximately 15 minutes from the Matsuo-Hachimantai Interchange of the Tohoku Expressway.
- By Train/Bus
Approximately 20 minutes from Morioka Station, on the Tohoku Shinkansen/Akita Shinkansen lines, to Obuke Station on the JR Hanawa Line.
Approximately 30 minutes by bus from Obuke Station. We also operate a free shuttle bus from Morioka Station for guests staying at the hotel.
There are also city bus routes available departing from Morioka Station.
- By Plane
Use JAL (to/from Sapporo, Osaka, or Fukuoka) or FDA (to/from Nagoya) to fly to Iwate-Hanamaki Airport.
Approximately one hour by bus from the airport to Morioka Station. From Morioka Station, please use the train or bus as detailed above.