Matsudaya Hotel

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Come to Yamaguchi.

This inn's history spans over 300 years,
including the revolutionaries of the Meiji Restoration.

Feel the historical atmosphere as you relax and enjoy your stay.
When you step inside our inn, you will experience the extraordinary.
Let yourself be engulfed in the serene environment.
Our space provided is designed with your comfort in mind.

he Edo period, wandering-style Japanese garden will change every season and welcome you here every single time.

This wandering-style Japanese garden has over 300 years of history.

The wandering-style Japanese garden provides a different sort of enjoyment for every season. This is an important cultural heritage site,
being the meeting place of Akamatsu, Saigo, Kido and Okubo as written by Ryotaro Shiba.

Our hospitality is passed down from generation to generation.

What did the revolutionaries of the Meiji Restoration speak at that day?
Ever since our founding during the Edo period, the space we occupy has seen many significant historical events.
The hospitality of Matsudaya is focused on "providing individualized hospitality to each and every guest" ever since our founding.
We value the voices from our guests and will continually improve upon our service so that our guests can enjoy their stay.

We have the historical main building as well as a new building that is great for families and large groups.

  • The sukiya-zukuri (architectural style) overlooks the wandering-style Japanese garden.
  • Guestrooms can be used according to your own situation.

Enjoy the historic atmosphere as you relax and see the wandering-style Japanese garden.

The wooden two story structure in the  sukiya-zukuri was built in the Taisho period.The garden can be seen from the guestrooms as well.

The atmosphere of the buildings maintains that of the era of the late Tokugawa Shogunate.
You will be impressed as if you are a part of history.
The guestroom baths in the main building have free-flowing water from the hotsprings. Some guestrooms also have open-air baths.
By popular demand, we prepared a Japanese-Western room with a bed.

We bring you many different menus with our cuisine, using local ingredients for each season.

Surrounded by the mountains and sea, Yamaguchi has many different seasonal ingredients that can satisfy your palate.

The Seto Inland Sea or off the coast of the Sea of Japan,
the varied terrain and weather of the Chugoku Mountains provide many different local specialties and agricultural products.
Enjoy the seasonal specialties with local ingredients sourced directly from Yamaguchi.

Tastes of the four seasons for the discerning palate.

Spring: The "red tilefish" is eaten as an ingredient of upper-class cuisine. It is prized in Kyoto where it is called "Guji."
Summer: The "pike conger" is in season during the summer where it is said that it becomes more delicious after absorbing the water from the rainy season.
Autumn: The kuruma prawn is most beautiful and delicious during autumn. It is considered to be the king of all shrimp.
Winter: The prefectural fish of Yamaguchi, the fugu represents the best flavors of winter.

  • red tilefish
  • pike conger
  • kuruma prawn
  • fugu

The revolutionaries of the Meiji Restoration and many persons of culture enjoyed the high-quality hotsprings of Yuda.

With an abundant amount of hotspring water, the Yuda Onsen (Hotsprings) will heal you.

The free-flowing natural hotspring will nurture your body and mind. The refined baths will surely provide a relaxing experience that you will remember.
The Matsudaya Hotel has "Iwanoyu," made of stone and boasts a grand atmosphere, "Sawaraginoyu," a spacious big public bath, "Byakkonoyu," a smaller open-air bath located next to Sawaraginoyu, and "Ishinnoyu," a historic cultural property that was built during the late Tokugawa Shogunate in 1860.

Enjoy the historic atmosphere as you relax at our hotel.

  • Entrance/Lobby

    wifi We also have prepared some tourism guides for the prefecture.
    Wi-Fi is available near the lobby.

    【Hotel Front Desk Hours】 7:00~22:00

  • Shop

    We hope you will visit the store on the first floor with many Yuda Onsen (Hotspring) specialties.
    Courier services are also available.

    【Shop Hours】 7:30~10:30 16:00~22:00

  • The lounge and bar "Kinki" has liquor and café menus available.
    There is a gallery space where you can relax.

    【Hours & Availability】
    16:00~22:00 7:30~10:30*Coffee Lounge

  • The Matsudaya Hotel is known to be where the revolutionaries of the Meiji Restoration had gathered.
    There is a "Meiji Restoration Museum" where there are many historical artifacts on display.
    We hope that you will pay it a visit.

    【Hours & Availability】7:00~22:00
    【Hotel Floor Information】1F Buckwheat garden entrance

The following is a guide to directions if arriving by train, car or airplane.

Parking lot guide

We have a free parking lot at our hotel (30 spaces).
At the time of your arrival, please park your car near the entrance.
Our staff will take your key to park your vehicle for you.
We will prepare your vehicle the next morning before your departure.

  • ●Tokyo About 4 hours 30 min
  • ●Nagoya About 2 hours 45 min
  • ●Shinosaka About 1 hour 50 min
  • ●Hiroshima/Hakata About 35 min
  • →ShinYamaguchi from About 20 min by car

Parking lot guide

  • ●Osaka About 5 hours 30 min
  • ●Hiroshima About 1 hour 50 min
  • ●Fukuoka About 2 hours

Parking lot guide

Hagi Castle Town

Gofukumachi, Hagi-shi, Yamaguchi, 758-0072, Japan
+81 838-25-3139
About 60 min by car from the Matsudaya Hotel


Chinto, Hagi-shi, Yamaguchi, 758-0011, Japan
+81 838-22-4643
About 60 min by car from the Matsudaya Hotel

Hagi Reverberatory furnace

Chinto, Hagi-shi, Yamaguchi, 758-0011, Japan
About 60 min by car from the Matsudaya Hotel

Five-Storied Pagoda, Rurikoji Temple

Kozancho, Yamaguchi-shi, Yamaguchi, 753-0081, Japan
+81 83-924-9139
About 10 min by car from the Matsudaya Hotel

Jyoei Temple Sesshu Garden

Miyano Shimo, Yamaguchi-shi, Yamaguchi, 753-0011, Japan
+81 83-922-2272
About 15 min by car from the Matsudaya Hotel

Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media

Nakazonocho, Yamaguchi-shi, Yamaguchi, 753-0075, Japan
+81 83-901-2222
About 5 min by car from the Matsudaya Hotel


Shuhocho Akiyoshi, Mine-shi, Yamaguchi, 754-0511, Japan
+81 837-62-0304
About 40 min by car from the Matsudaya Hotel


Hohokucho Tsunoshima, Shimonoseki-shi, Yamaguchi, 759-5332, Japan
+81 83-782-1914
About 120 min by car from the Matsudaya Hotel


Iwakuni, Iwakuni-shi, Yamaguchi, 741-0062, Japan
+81 827-41-1477
About 120 min by car from the Matsudaya Hotel

The stop is right in front of our hotel

  • There is a bus heading to Akiyoshidai, Hagi from our hotel
  • There is a bus from our hotel that will go to famous tourism spots in the prefecture like Akiyoshidai, Hofu, Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi-Ube Airport and Hagi.
    There is also the prefectural tourism bus "Oidemase Yamaguchi" (Come to Yamaguchi) that is available.