Located in the World Heritage Miyajima Island, Iwaso features Japanese-style accommodations with beautiful surrounding views. Guests can relax in the indoor and outdoor hot-spring baths and request for massages. A free shuttle is available from Miyajima Ferry Terminal, which is also a 5-minute walk away.

The air-conditioned rooms feature tatami (woven-straw) floors and Japanese futon bedding. Rooms in the Annex include a private bathroom with a bath and toilet, while rooms in the historical Main Building and Cottage Annex have shared bathrooms and toilets.

Guests can purchase local gifts at the souvenir shop and enjoy singing at the karaoke room. Photocopying and luggage storage services are available at the 24-hour front desk. A computer with internet is provided in the lobby for an extra charge.

A traditional multi-course dinner featuring seafood and local ingredients and a Japanese breakfast are served at the restaurant.

Iwaso Inn is a 5-minute walk from Itsukushima Shrine and Momijidani Park. Miyajima Aquarium is a 10-minute walk away.

This property is a ryokan, which is a type of traditional Japanese Inn. Learn more

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Iwaso has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 16 Mar 2012.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Free parking available on-site

Open-air bath, ​Public Bath, ​Hot spring bath


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Property questions and answers
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  • Is vegan food available? Thank you?
    Yes, we can arrange your request. Please book vegan food 3 days before your arrival date to accommodate your request.
    Answered on 26 April 2021
  • Do you allow tattoos in the baths/hot springs?
    We hope all of guest enjoy our onsen. <Guest with small tattoos>Please cover small tattoos up by waterproof plasters. <Guest with large tattoos>Please..
    Answered on 12 November 2022
  • What time do I have to arrive for dinner?
    Our latest dinner time is 7:30pm, please check-in before 7:00pm to enjoy your dinner.
    Answered on 26 April 2021
  • Is dinner served in the rooms, and if we have 2 rooms are we able to organise to have dinner together as a group in 1 of the rooms?
    Guests of Shinkan (new wing/annex) and Honkan (Main building) will have meals at the restaurant. We prepare same tables for groups. Only guests of Ha..
    Answered on 14 November 2022
  • Is wifi available in the rooms?
    Yes, Wi-Fi is available in our facility.
    Answered on 21 September 2022
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Facilities of Iwaso
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Slippers
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Tatami (traditional Japanese flooring)
  • Temporary art galleries Off-site
  • Water park Off-site Additional charge
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Karaoke Additional charge
Living Area
  • Seating Area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Minibar
Wired internet is available in public areas and charges are applicable.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking
  • Shuttle service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Luggage storage
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
  • Room service
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Safety deposit box
  • Minimarket on site
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Public Bath
  • Open-air bath
  • Hot spring bath
  • Massage Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • Japanese

House rules

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15:00 - 19:00


07:00 - 10:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 3 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa UC JCB Diners Club Iwaso accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Guests are kindly requested to check-in by 19:00. Guests arriving after check-in hours must inform the property in advance.

To use the hotel's free shuttle, call upon arrival at Miyajima-guchi Ferry Terminal before taking the ferry. Contact details can be found on the booking confirmation.

Guests with a tattoo may not be permitted to enter public bathing areas and other public facilities.

The Hinodeyu hot-spring bath is open from 15:00 to 24:00 and from 06:30 to 09:00. The Tsukinoyu hot-spring bath is open from 15:00 to 24:00 and from 06:30 to 09:30.

FAQs about Iwaso

  • Iwaso is 750 yards from the centre of Miyajima.

  • Iwaso offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Canoeing
    • Karaoke
    • Water park
    • Hot spring bath
    • Public Bath
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Open-air bath

  • The prices at Iwaso may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Check-in at Iwaso is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Iwaso by:

    • Airport shuttle (public) 2h

  • Room options at Iwaso include:

    • Quadruple
    • Triple

  • Yes, Iwaso is popular with guests booking family stays.