Hotel Ofutei

Hotel Ofutei is an onsen hotel located in Tomonoura. It is a port known for being the inspiration behind Ponyo, which is one of the most popular animated films in Japan by Studio Ghibli.

The hotel has a total number of 44 rooms available in six types, which cost between 40,000 to 60,000 JPY per night, all featuring a magnificent view of the ocean. The hotel also has a suite equipped with a Jacuzzi and other rooms that feature open-air hot spring baths.

The hotel offers large public baths that can be enjoyed by men and women separately while appreciating the ocean view. Guests are invited to taste authentic Japanese cuisine, whose ingredients are sourced from the Seto Inland Sea.
Guests are welcome at Hotel Ofutei, provided that they take precautionary measures and follow policies implemented due to the coronavirus. It is near to the Fukuzen-ji Temple and the Tomonoura Museum. A shuttle bus can be taken from Hiroshima Station.

Book Hotel Ofutei in Tomonoura Onsen (Hiroshima) -  This onsen ryokan is located at Tomonoura, which is a port town known as the inspiration for Ponyo, a famous animated film by Studio Ghibli. The 44 guest rooms are divided into six types, including a suite equipped with a Jacuzzi bath and rooms that come with open-air onsen baths, and all of them feature a commanding ocean view.

In addition to the sea-facing, gender-segregated large public baths (with open-air baths), there are two gender-segregated open-air baths on the rooftop, and two rental open-air baths outside the rooms for private rooms. All hot spring baths offer spectacular scenery of the ocean.

Delicious Japanese food making use of ingredients from the Seto Inland Sea is served at a cabin restaurant or your own room.

Access: around 25 min by JR Shinkansen from Hiroshima Station to Fukuyama Station, then 30 min by shuttle bus

Private Onsens  (For couples, families, tattoo wearers)

(1) Rooms with open-air hot spring baths available

(2) Rental hot spring baths for private use (outside guest rooms): 2 baths (Open period: March - November)

Spring quality/qualities

Radioactive spring

Tourist spots nearby

Tomonoura, Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Atomic Bomb Dome), Miyajima Island (Itsukushima Shrine)

Number of rooms

44 rooms


Rooms with open-air baths Available

Onsen Area Miyajima

Is this place ryokan only or ryokan with an onsen? Onsen Hotel

Does this ryokan have private onsen (hot spring)? Yes

Is there a communal shared public bath? Yes

Are there additional rental options? With open-air tubs 2 With indoor tubs 0 With both indoor and outdoor tubs 0 Hours 2:00 pm-9:50 pm Price 5500 yen / 50 minutes

Price range (yen) 40,000 - 60,000

The price includes one dinner and one breakfast

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