You can’t talk about Izu Oshima without talking about Mt. Mihara, the mountain at the center of the island that has watched over the residents of the island for many years.
At the foot of this mountain is Oshima Onsen Hotel.
A 20 minute drive from both Motomachi and Okata Port, Oshima Onsen Hotel is a hotel with classy facilities and services that has left many guests satisfied to date.
All the rooms are designed in Japanese tatami style. The rooms with a mountain view have views of the vast sea of trees and Mt. Mihara, while on the ocean view side, you have views of the Pacific Ocean, Izu Peninsula and Mt. Fuji.
There is open space where you can relax and unwind, or if you want something more active, there is convenient access to hiking and trekking, great for experiencing first hand the nature that is distinct to Izu Oshima Island.
There is a total of 38 en suite rooms, at 14~18 square metres in size starting at 12,030 yen per person (VAT, hot spring baths included).
Some select rooms come with a bath, all of which use 100% pure onsen water.
Shoes are not allowed in the rooms and there are no beds as all rooms are futon style.
Rooms come with bath towels, face towels, yukata, toothbrush and dryer, as well as refrigerator, air conditioner, electric kettle, TV and safe.
Tsubaki (Camellia) Fondue Packed With Izu Oshima Specialties
As you can see from above, Oshima Onsen Hotel is top class in terms of its scenic landscapes and facilities.
But that’s not all. Included in the cost of the stay are imaginative crafted meals. They are especially famous for their tsubaki fondue served for dinner.
For the tsubaki fondue, you are given local ingredients that have been coated in batter, which you fry in local tsubaki oil kushi-katsu style. Not only does it taste delicious, you can have fun with the cooking process even before you eat it.
Non meat eaters are accommodated for. You can ask for fish and meat to be replaced with vegetarian ingredients.
There are multiple plans available for your stay, but we recommend picking one which includes this tsubaki fondue.
Pick Up At The Port
Another great feature of Oshima Onsen Hotel, is that the staff will come to welcome you at the port.
This service is only available to those arriving on jet foils in the afternoon. For others, it’s best to get to the hotel on a bus or rental car.
Check-in is at 15:00, while checkout is 10:00, so the smart thing to do is to arrive on the afternoon jet foil.
For foreigners, you will be asked to show your passport, so remember to bring it along on your trip.
With WiFi now available across the hotel, the Oshima Onsen Hotel is now more convenient than ever.
It’s the perfect hotel if you are looking for a luxurious stay.
Oshima Onsen Hotel (only available in Japanese)
Address: Kitsunba-3-5 Senzu, Oshima, Tokyo
Reservations here (tripadvisor English site)
Smoking: Not allowed
Parking: 30 cars
Pets: Not allowed
Barrier Free: Unavailable
※Toilet paper can be flushed down the toilet. Please do not flush anything else down the toilet.
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