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An extraordinary world without hustle and bustle.
A second home for you to relax your body and spirit.

Location

Location
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Shouan, a boutique hotel at the promontory of Matsushima-one of the top 3 national scenery, with only eleven rooms. The location is free from the hustle and bustle of sightseeing spots.

A silent time to gaze at the floating islands on the sea and listen to the wave and birds.
Encountering beautiful pictures and antiques as if a visit to an art museum.

We keep in mind not to disturb our guests-
We only pay visits to your room for the first greeting, serving meals and prepare the bedding.
All are for your extraordinary and the utmost enjoyable staying experience.
We are looking forward to serving you here at Shouan.

Location

Approx. 20 mins driving distance from Matsushima Kaigan Seaside Interchange
Approx. 10 mins taxi ride from Senseki line Takagimachi station through Tohoku Shinkansen Express Sendai Station
Approx. 50 mins driving distance from Sendai Airport through Sendai East Motorway and Sanriku Expressway

  • carApprox. 5hrs driving distance from Tokyo.
  • carApprox. 50mins driving distance from Sendai Airport.

Four seasons
Matsushima, one of the top-3 national sceneries

Indulge in the splendid views in different seasons here at Matsushima, one of the top-3 national sceneries
The sceneries and natural expression is different in the four seasons.

  • Four seasons
  • Four seasons
  • Four seasons
  • Four seasons
  • Four seasons
  • Four seasons
  • Four seasons
  • Four seasons

concept

Have a private time here in Shouan embraced by the nature.

The great sceneries from your room is exclusive to you and your important ones.

The great sceneries from your room is exclusive to you and your important ones.

Gazing at the floating islands on the sea, listen to the wave and birds
Silently feel the flow of time

Silently feel the flow of time
Pinch out please.

Out boutique hotel is around 10,000 m² large.
All rooms are surrounded by the dazzling views of Matsushima. Relax your mind here by listening to the music of the waves.

“Sakan”, the historical hotel with over thousands of years and the worldview of Shouan are all created by the architect, Sakuichiro Nakayama with the concept of “ fusion of all sensations in world”.
The encounters with beautiful pictures and antiques make yours stay as a visit to an art museum.
Have your mind and spirit be soothed by the fusion with the nature here in Matsushima.

hospitality

hospitality

hospitality

“Welcome back”, a greeting with a warm smile

When you want to get away from the hustle and bustle in daily life,
Or, when you come back to your nostalgic hometown,
We are ready here to welcome you at all times.

The 3 hospitality thoughts for you

01
The hospitality of the sceneries

The hospitality of the sceneries

Gazing at the ever-changing view.

Have a seat beside the window to appreciate the changes in the sceneries.
You can also see the sunrise here.

02
The hospitality of the nature

The hospitality of the nature

Listen close to the nature.

There are binoculars in our rooms for you to have close looks at the wild birds and paths in Matsushima.

03
The hospitality of relaxation

The hospitality of relaxation

Have a relaxing time here.

We serve “Saronkura”, enjoy with a sip of warm tea to refresh your soul.

Room

RoomRoom

Enjoy your private time slowly in our spacious rooms.

We keep in mind not to disturb our guests except the visits for the first greeting, serving meals and preparing the bedding.
Enjoy your restful private time here.

  • 14-tatami mats large individual room
  • 14-tatami mats large individual room
  • 14-tatami mats large individual room

Room A type

14-tatami mats large individual room
[Guest room information] Japanese room,
14-tatami mats large, with bathroom and toilet, free Wi-Fi
[No. of guest] 1 person – 5 persons
  • Japanese room
  • Non-smoking
  • Toilet
  • Wifi Free

Guest room A is a standard room 14-tatami mats large with a terrace with a panoramic view of Matsushima and a spacious powder room exceedingly attractive for ladies.
The huge window shows the four seasons of Matsushima- let’s indulge in the happy moments when you pick up the binoculars available in the room to have a glimpse of the wild bird over the sea.
Here, you will definitely fall in love with the dazzling sceneries in Matsushima.

  • 12.5-tatami mats large individual room [with bed, only one room]Japanese & Western room
  • 12.5-tatami mats large individual room [with bed, only one room]Japanese & Western room
  • 12.5-tatami mats large individual room [with bed, only one room]Japanese & Western room

Room A type

12.5-tatami mats large individual room
[with bed, only one room]
Japanese & Western room
[Guest room information] Japanese & Western room,
12.5-tatami mats large, with bathroom and toilet, free Wi-Fi
[No. of guest] 1 person – 3 persons
  • Western room
  • Japanese room
  • Non-smoking
  • Toilet
  • Wifi Free

This corner room on the 1st floor is the only room with bed in Shouan. It is 12.5-tatami mats large, spacious and comfortable.
Monopolize the beautiful sceneries of Matsushima here through the big window and revel in the luxurious, sophisticated time.
* The bed is in twin size so when there are three guests, we will prepare futon bedding for one guest.

  • 12 mats + 6 mats, two rooms, with bed
  • 12 mats + 6 mats, two rooms, with bed
  • 12 mats + 6 mats, two rooms, with bed
  • 12 mats + 6 mats, two rooms, with bed

Room B type

12 mats + 6 mats, two rooms, with bed
[Guest room information] Japanese & Western room,
12-tatami mats large, with bathroom and toilet, free Wi-Fi
[No. of guest] 2 person – 5 persons
  • Western room
  • Japanese room
  • Non-smoking
  • Toilet
  • Wifi Free

The sea in spring, the sky in summer, the wind in fall, and the snowy scenery.
The stunning views are merely like pictures for you to be embraced by the flow of time.
We proudly present “Oimatsu”, type B room type for you,
There are two spaces, which are 12 and 6-tatami mats large. There is a large powder room very much attractive to ladies and a classy cypress wood hot spring.

  • 15-tatami mats large individual room + private outdoor hot spring
  • 15-tatami mats large individual room + private outdoor hot spring
  • 15-tatami mats large individual room + private outdoor hot spring
  • 15-tatami mats large individual room + private outdoor hot spring

Room C type

15-tatami mats large individual room + private outdoor hot spring
[Guest room information] Japanese room,
15-tatami mats large, with bathroom and toilet, free Wi-Fi
[No. of guest] 1 person – 5 persons
  • Private outdoor hot spring
  • Japanese room
  • Non-smoking
  • Toilet
  • Wifi Free

Room type C is an enormous space with guests-receiving facilities, 15-tatami mats large.
It is a peaceful independent cottage surrounded by trees.
Have a taste of the forest in the refreshing, open but still private outdoor hot spring.

amenity

TV, telephone, kettle set, tea set, refrigerator, hair dryer, iron (rental), humidifier, individual A/C, soap (solid), body soap, shampoo and conditioner, face-wash, toothbrush set, shaver, hair brush, brush, towels, bath towel, yukata wears
* All rooms are non-smoking since April 2019.

cuisine

cuisinecuisine

Kaiseki course meal to delight your tasting sensation by the local fresh ingredients

We serve dishes prepared with local ingredients here in Miyagi, such as seafood from Sanriku. It’s healthy, not-too-much, in a just right amount.
We offer fresh and delicious seafood with stunning ocean views of the secretive Irie.

Kaiseki course meal to delight your tasting sensation by the local fresh ingredients

Authentic Kaiseki course meals topped-up with fresh local seafood every day.
We only provide heartfelt, detailed creations from experts for the sophisticated dining experience of our guests- with a playful heart and elegant arrangements.

bath

bathbath

A heart-healing experience with breath-taking views and sea wind

Hot spring with the natural warmth from stone and wood with fragrance from the sea. A wild, open-style outdoor hot spring very close to wild birds and the sea wind.

A heart-healing experience with breath-taking views and sea wind

With the bright sunshine through the floor to ceiling windows in the female side, it’s just an enjoyment here in the outdoor hot spring with the elegant fragrance of roses.
The male side hot spring is full of cypress tree; open and heart-healing.
There is also an outdoor hot spring for the clearest and utmost enjoyment of the views in Matsushima.

facilities

facilitiesfacilities

Surrounded by the beautiful ocean view and have a peaceful moment for your heart

Along the walking paths from Shouan to the promontory, you can see various wild grass and lovely flowers in different seasons.
Have a calm walk close to the nature- growth of vegetables and flowers.

  • Saronkura

    Interesting books are lined up here.
    Pick one from the bookshelf,
    And immerse in the world brought to you by the pages…

    Saronkura

    A well-appointed space- kura.
    It transforms into a self-claiming style night bar with Italian style interior design and peaceful music.

  • Matsushima library

    With around 2,000 novels ready
    to add colors to your trip

    Matsushima library

    It’s perfectly nice to concentrate in the world under the reading lamp (in the library), it’s also perfectly chill to hold a wonderful glass of drink and read some books beside the ocean view window.
    Enjoy your reading here in Matsushima style.

  • Walking paths

    Feel the love of the natural tree forest,
    walking a little less than 10 minutes to the sounds of the wirld bird,
    they are like inviting you, come here, closer.

    Walking paths

    At the end of the small path toward the seaside, there is a private terrace with crystalline, breath-taking views.
    We serve campaign here upon request.

  • Restaurant Umine

    Enlighten your dining experience
    With nice views and music from the sea.

    Restaurant Umine

    Whet your appetite with irresistible views of Matsushima bay outside the windows, and enjoy the fresh, aromatic cuisine.

  • Reception Counter

    Spacious and comfortable

    Reception Counter

    We welcome our guests at our spacious, calm reception counter right there at the entrance.
    Please make yourselves comfortable at our lobby. We serve tea there.

  • Souvenir store

    What about some souvenirs to enrich your trip?

    Souvenir store

    With a huge number of Matsushima exclusive products and Japanese okashi. Purchase something here and share your joy in this stay with your important ones, or your good partners at work.
    There are also snack for sale.

Artwork inside our hotel complex

There are tremendous artworks inside the hotel complex of Shouan. Let the appreciation of these nice works be a part of your wonderful experience at Shouan

Artwork inside our hotel complex
Artwork inside our hotel complex
Artwork inside our hotel complex
Artwork inside our hotel complex

The breath-taking sceneries of Matsushima bay is heart-healing and time-honored.

The dazzling views in Matsushima was depicted beautifully by poet Matsuo Basho, the town is simply gorgeous and attractive.
Here are some information about the hot sightseeing spots. Have a look, and we hope these are useful when you plan your trip.

A tour at Matsushima

car
Approx. 15 minutes drive from our hotel

A tour at Matsushima

Enjoy the breath-taking views at Matsushima, one of the top-3 national great scenes

There are as many as 260 islands in different size floating on Matsushima Bay. We highly recommend the observatory cruise to take in the vistas of Matsushima.
There are plentiful choices of routes, there are always nice ones to fit in your travel schedule.

Matsushima Bay

Matsushima Bay

carApprox. 10 minutes drive from our hotel

Aoba-yama Park

Aoba-yama Park

carApprox. 50 minutes drive from our hotel

Oysters in Matsushima

Oysters in Matsushima

carApprox. 10 minutes drive from our hotel

access

Matsushima Sakan Shouan
Matsushima Sakan Shouan
1-banchi, Umeki Tetaru, Matsushima-machi,
Miyagi-gun, Miyagi, Japan (981-0211)
tel+81-22-354-3111tel+81-22-354-3111
Business Hours 9:00~19:00

Accommodation information

Address 1-banchi, Umeki Tetaru, Matsushima-machi, Miyagi-gun, Miyagi, Japan (981-0211)
TEL 022-354-3111
FAX 022-354-3115
Transportation Access Approx. 8-min driving distance from JT Senseki Line Takagimachi station
Car park 25 free parking lots, no reservation
Check-in 14:00 (Latest dinner starting time 07:15 p.m.)
Check-out 12:00
No. of room 11
Facilities in hotel complex Restaurant, lounge bar, party room, meeting room, souvenir store, computer usage, FAX sending-service, room service, massage service, morning call, delivery sevice, DVD player (rental), free Wi-Fi service.
Free and available throughout the hotel complex, in all guest rooms. No password is needed.
  • Check-in14:00
    Check-in
    14:00
  • Check-out12:00
    Check-out
    12:00
  • Wifi Free
    Wifi
    Free
  • Parking Free
    Parking
    Free

Other facilities & services

Dining venue [Breakfast] restaurant
[Dinner] Individual dining room
Cards VISA, JCB, American Express, Diner's Club, UC, DC, NICOS, Master Card, Rakuten Card
Conditions and remarks Please CONTACT US if you are late for check-in. All doors closed at 12:00 midnight/
Cancelation policy Please refer to our cancelation policies below.
Same-day cancelation
: 100% of the accommodation fee
1-day before check-in cancelation
: 50% of the accommodation fee
From 3-day before check-in cancelation
: 30% of the accommodation fee
About “no show” Please refer to our policies regarding “no show”
No show : 100% of the accommodation fee
We are a barrier-free hotel Wheelchair user-friendly, rental wheelchair, disabilities bathroom, western toilet inside guest rooms, and special bathroom for wheelchair users.
We can adjust the meal for senior guests and for food allergies.
Our staff are available for caring assistance
* Please do not hesitate to contact us in advance for any special service TEL) (+81)22-354-3111
  • Payment can be done by credit cards
    Payment can be done
    by credit cards
  • We are a barrier-free hotel
    We are
    a barrier-free hotel