Senami Hot Spring, Niigata

Sunset Inn Shiomiso

Welcome to Shiomiso, the inn with the most beautiful sunset in Japan.

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The inn with the most beautiful sunset according to Nihon Keizai Shimbun’s Nikkei PLUS1 Nandemo Ranking.

Shiomiso is a hot spring inn built at the water’s edge on the Senami coast in Murakami City, Niigata and offers a view of gorgeous sunsets that paint the Sea of Japan. All guest rooms have an ocean view. Meals include lip-smacking local ingredients like seafood from the Sea of Japan, exquisite beef from Murakami and koshihikari rice from Niigata. Forget your worries for a while and enjoy a comfortable and relaxing time at Shiomiso.

Guest Rooms & Facilities

The Ocean Club features the very best fully equipped facilities

Non-recycled hot spring open-air bath with a beautiful view:
The Ocean Club, where everything is the very best.

These rooms have a six- to ten-tatami Japanese-style room as well as a living room and bedroom. On top of that, the rooms are equipped with a non-recycled hot spring open-air bath from which you can look out onto the majestic Sea of Japan. Specially designed for comfort, these spacious rooms offer the best view of Senami as well as authentic hot spring baths that you can enjoy to your heart’s content. Even if you’re on a longer stay, the constantly changing scenery is sure to keep your interest. Spend a special time with your spouse or friends or create some cherished memories with your family.

All guest rooms have an ocean view for comfort and relaxation

At Shiomiso, there are various things that offer comfort and relaxation throughout the inn, besides the hot spring, cuisine and ocean view. There are also spaces that provide a hands-on experience with Japanese culture so that you will never run out of things to do even on longer stays. Enjoy this peaceful ocean resort to your heart’s content.

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Hot Spring

Baths with a magnificent sunset view Yubae Onsen Kaido (Sunset Hot Springway)

Enjoy a romantic bath while watching the sun set into the sea.

“Yubae Onsen Kaido” is the name of the floor with hot spring baths facing the sea arranged like a shopping street. You can enjoy watching the sun set into the Sea of Japan while bathing in the open-air baths. Each bath is different, and the sunset changes depending on the season. Enjoy the earthly paradise offered by the hot springs and evening scenery at Shiomiso, the inn with the most beautiful sunset in Japan.

-There are separate open-air baths and communal baths for men and women. Both offer a view of the magnificent Sea of Japan and beautiful sunset.

-If you would like to have more privacy, the baths can also be reserved.

-There is also a foot bath at the front where you can get refreshed after your travels.

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Senami Onsen Sunset Inn Shiomiso

2-9-36, Senamionsen, Murakami City, Niigata 958-0037, Japan

TEL: 0254-53-4288
FAX: 0254-52-5285

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From Tokyo Station
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Murakami Station pickup
Free shuttle bus

*Reservation is requested by the previous day

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Reception hours: AM 9:00 - PM 9:00
From Narita Airport
via Niigata Airport
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Murakami Station pickup
Free shuttle bus

*Reservation is requested by the previous day

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Reception hours: AM 9:00 - PM 9:00
From Narita Airport
via Tokyo Station
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Murakami Station pickup
Free shuttle bus

*Reservation is requested by the previous day

Call in advance
Reception hours: AM 9:00 - PM 9:00
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How to Get to Shiomiso

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1. Take the Joetsu Shinkansen from JR Tokyo Station to JR Niigata Station (travel time will vary depending on the number of stops).

-Joetsu Shinkansen Fare:
10,070 yen for reserved seat,
9,760 yen for non-reserved seat (including boarding ticket and tax)
-Travel time: Approx. 2 hours

*Fares are subject to change, so call the transportation company for details.

1. Take a flight to Niigata Airport from Narita Airport (see link below for details).

-Domestic flight Travel time: Approx. 1 hour

1. Take the airport bus from Narita Airport to JR Tokyo Station (see link below for details).

2. Take the Joetsu Shinkansen from JR Tokyo Station to JR Niigata Station (travel time will vary depending on the number of stops).

-Airport bus Fare:
3,000 yen for adults/1,500 yen for children
-Travel time: Approx. 1 hour and 50 minutes

-Joetsu Shinkansen Fare:
¥10,070 for reserved seat
¥9,760 for non-reserved seat (including boarding ticket and tax)
-Travel time: Approx. 2 hours

*Fares are subject to change, so call the transportation company for details.

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2. Take the down train on the JR Uetsu Main Line at Niigata Station to JR Murakami Station.

-JR Uetsu Main Line Fare: 1,110 yen
-Travel time: Approx. 1 hour

*Fares are subject to change, so call the transportation company for details.

2. Take the airport bus from Niigata Airport to JR Niigata Station.

3. Take the down train on the JR Uetsu Main Line at Niigata Station to JR Murakami Station.

-Airport bus Fare: 400 yen for adults / 200 yen for children
-Travel time: Approx. 25 minutes

-JR Uetsu Main Line Fare: 1,110 yen
-Travel time: Approx. 1 hour

*Fares are subject to change, so call the transportation company for details.

3. Take the down train on the JR Uetsu Main Line at Niigata Station to JR Murakami Station.

-JR Uetsu Main Line Fare: 1,110 yen
-Travel time: Approx. 1 hour

*Fares are subject to change, so call the transportation company for details.

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3. Take a taxi, bus or shuttle bus (call in advance; 0254-53-4288) from Murakami Station.

-By taxi:
Approx. 7 minutes
-By bus (to Iwafune):
Approx. 15 minutes *Get off at Senami Onsen Kaigan and walk for 1 minute
-By free shuttle bus:
Approx. 10 minutes *Call in advance (0254-53-4288)

*Fares are subject to change, so call the transportation company for details.

4. Take a taxi, bus or shuttle bus (call in advance; 0254-53-4288) from Murakami Station.

-By taxi:
Approx. 7 minutes
-By bus (to Iwafune):
Approx. 15 minutes *Get off at Senami Onsen Kaigan and walk for 1 minute
-By free shuttle bus:
Approx. 10 minutes *Call in advance (0254-53-4288)

*Fares are subject to change, so call the transportation company for details.

4. Take a taxi, bus or shuttle bus (call in advance; 0254-53-4288) from Murakami Station.

-By taxi:
Approx. 7 minutes
-By bus (to Iwafune):
Approx. 15 minutes *Get off at Senami Onsen Kaigan and walk for 1 minute
-By free shuttle bus:
Approx. 10 minutes *Call in advance (0254-53-4288)

*Fares are subject to change, so call the transportation company for details.