5 Best Ryokans In Hiroshima, Japan: A Unique Holiday Destination

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Part of Honshu Island, Hiroshima was destroyed by an atomic bomb during World War II but has become a modern city. Today, you can visit the beautiful Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. One of the few remaining buildings from that time, Genbaku Dome, can be seen in the park. The formal Japanese Garden of Shukkei-en and Hiroshima Castle are perfect for sunny afternoon explorations. The best way to experience all that this city has to offer is to stay in a ryokan. These traditional inns offer a unique insight into the culture of Japan. So read on and discover the best ryokans in Hiroshima, Japan, and book today.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on January 26, 2024.

1. Ikawa Ryokan (from USD 98)

At Ikawa Ryokan, guests can take full advantage of the 24-hour public bath, a free computer terminal in the lobby, delicious daily breakfast, and exceptional rooms. The rooms are very large and clean, furnished with tatami mat flooring and futon bedding. For those who prefer sleeping on Western-style beds, these are also available. All of the rooms are equipped with a television and a fridge. You’ll even find a yukata waiting for you to wear upon arrival. We’re sure that you’ll enjoy this peaceful and quaint ryokan.

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Ikawa Ryokan

Address: Naka-ku Dobashi-cho 5-11
607 meters (0.4 ft) from Atomic Bomb Dome

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2. Kasuga Ryokan (from USD 34)

This ryokan offers only traditional Japanese-style rooms and is a 7-minute drive to Hiroshima Railway Station. The bedrooms include WiFi, tatami mat flooring, futon bedding for two or four people, air-conditioning, and a television. The bathroom facilities are all shared. Guests can enjoy relaxing in the communal bath with complimentary toiletries and then eat a delicious meal in the dining area. After dinner, you can schedule a massage for an additional fee. Overall, the property is quite basic but offers excellent value for money.

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Kasuga Ryokan

Address: Naka-ku Ote-machi 3-6-23
797 meters (0.5 ft) from Atomic Bomb Dome

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3. Business Ryokan Harada (from USD 54)

Uniquely, instead of Japanese-style rooms, only Western-style rooms are available in this accommodation, but still with a traditional ryokan feel. The bedrooms use neutral coloring that is relaxing, and each includes a flatscreen television and an en suite bathroom with complimentary toiletries. Yukata robes are provided for guests to wear during their stay. This is a business-style ryokan, so it feels more modern than others on this list. There is also a men-only public bath on-site, perfect to soak in after a busy business day. For an additional fee, a buffet or set-menu Japanese breakfast can be enjoyed daily but must be ordered in advance.

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Business Ryokan Harada

Address: 1-3-19, Honkawacho, Naka-ku
414 meters (0.3 ft) from Atomic Bomb Dome

4. Tenryu Ryokan (from USD 36)

This affordable ryokan includes Japanese-style rooms with tatami mats and futon beds. The property is just a short five-minute walk from the main JR Hiroshima Subway Station. The rooms also include satellite television, slippers, nightwear, and a telephone. Guests can take full advantage of the communal baths, supplied with shared toiletries and hair dryers. There are coin-operated laundry machines on-site, and there is parking nearby for an additional fee.

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Tenryu Ryokan

Address: Minami-ku Kyobashi-cho 3-13
1.64 km (1.1 mi) from Atomic Bomb Dome

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5. Sansui Ryokan (from USD 62)

This cozy and welcoming ryokan is within easy walking distance to Peace Memorial Park. This homely Japanese inn features rooms with tatami mat flooring, traditional decorations, and shared toilet and bathroom facilities. At Sansui Ryokan, you can rent bicycles, enjoy free WiFi, and wear a yukata that’s provided upon arrival. There is also a shared microwave and tea-making facilities. This ryokan is ideal if you are looking for a friendly and small place to stay. It is easy to see why this property is a best seller. A rather special feature here is a memory wall that has pictures of lots of previous guests.

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Sansui Ryokan

Address: Naka-ku Koamicho 4-16
882 meters (0.6 ft) from Atomic Bomb Dome

Lets get ready for your ideal holiday in Japan

That’s it! We’ve reached the end of our list, but it’s just the start of your journey. We hope that you’ve found the best ryokan in Hiroshima, Japan, for you. You can rest assured that whichever you choose, you’ll receive excellent customer service and have a once-in-a-lifetime holiday. So what are you waiting for? Book today!

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