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Hotel Aokiya is located in the foothills of Mount Tsukuba and offers stunning views over the Kanto Plains. Mount Tsukuba itself ranks among Japan’s 100 famous mountains and is mentioned in the Manyoshu, Japan’s oldest existing poetry collection.
The outdoor hot springs are what set this hotel apart. On clear days, the baths offer views of Mount Fuji in the distance and the sparkling lights of Tsukuba City below. For an extra luxurious experience, treat yourself to a room with a private hot spring attached!
Whether you’re visiting Mount Tsukuba for a hike, shrine-hopping, or simply as a relaxing getaway, Hotel Aokiya is an excellent choice for any stay.
- 753-1 Tsukuba, Tsukuba City
- By public transport: 40 minutes ride on the Mount Tsukuba shuttle bus from Tsukuba Station on the Tsukuba Express Line. Alight at Tskuba-san Jinja (Mount Tsukuba Shrine) and walk 10 minutes.
By car: 30 minutes drive from Tsuchiura-Kita IC on the Joban Expresswa
- TEL: 029-866-0311
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