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Hotel Largent Zao
8.1 Excellent

8.1 km from city centre, Yamagata Show on map

ExcellentBased on 16 reviews
8.1

This comfortable hotel in Yamagata offers free wireless internet, as well as a sauna and ski in/out facilities. It is located a short stroll from Yamagata Zao Onsen Ski Resort and Zao Onsen.

Hotel Castle Yamagata
8.1 Excellent

3.1 km from city centre, Yamagata Show on map

ExcellentBased on 476 reviews
8.1

Hotel Castle provides a comfortable setting when in Yamagata. It also offers meeting rooms, a concierge and a hair salon.

Pension Puutaro
9.1 Excellent

8.2 km from city centre, Yamagata Show on map

ExcellentBased on 132 reviews
9.1

Pension Puutaro is situated in Yamagata and features complimentary Wi-Fi. It provides 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

Hotel Route-Inn Yamagata Ekimae
8.1 Excellent

4.1 km from city centre, Yamagata Show on map

ExcellentBased on 942 reviews
8.1

Hotel Route-Inn Yamagata Ekimae provides comfortable 3-star accommodation in Yamagata. It offers free wireless internet in public areas, a 24/7 reception and massages.

Der Barte
7.8 Good

7.6 km from city centre, Yamagata Show on map

GoodBased on 59 reviews
7.8

Petit Resort Hotel Der Barte provides a comfortable setting when in Yamagata. It offers 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

Comfort Hotel Yamagata
8.4 Excellent

3.6 km from city centre, Yamagata Show on map

ExcellentBased on 470 reviews
8.4

Comfort Hotel Yamagata offers 4-star accommodation in Yamagata. The hotel is also ideally located moments on foot from Yamagata Station.

Forest Inn Sangoro
9.1 Excellent

8.6 km from city centre, Yamagata Show on map

ExcellentBased on 84 reviews
9.1

Featuring ski in/out facilities, Forest Inn Sangoro is located in Yamagata and provides comfortable accommodation. It also features bicycle rental, luggage storage and ski lockers.

Gokan No Yu Tsuruya

7.7 km from city centre, Yamagata Show on map

Gokan no Yu Tsuruya is located in Yamagata and provides free Wi-Fi. A short walk from Yamagata Zao Onsen Ski Resort, it offers comfortable rooms equipped with a refrigerator and tea and coffee making facilities.

Wakamatsuya
9.1 Excellent

7.8 km from city centre, Yamagata Show on map

ExcellentBased on 75 reviews
9.1

This unique ryokan in Yamagata provides complimentary wireless internet, as well as a Jacuzzi and a mineral bath. A short walk from Zao Onsen, it offers comfortable rooms equipped with wireless internet access and a private bathroom.

Zao Kokusai Hotel
8.6 Excellent

8.3 km from city centre, Yamagata Show on map

ExcellentBased on 138 reviews
8.6

Zao Kokusai Hotel provides comfortable 3-star accommodation in Yamagata. It is situated a brief walk from Yamagata Zao Onsen Ski Resort and Zao Onsen.

Tips for booking a Yamagata hotel

Cheapest month:April
Most expensive month:February
Average price in Yamagata:C$ 162/night
Absolute cheapest price found:C$ 48/night
Cheapest day:Tuesday
Most expensive day:Thursday
C$ 66 - C$ 298
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
C$ 118 - C$ 172
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top Rated Yamagata hotels

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Apa Hotel Yamagata Tsuruoka Ekimae
7.7 Good

2.3 km from city centre, Tsuruoka Show on map

APA Hotel Yamagata Tsuruoka Ekimae provides comfortable 3-star accommodation in Tsuruoka. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of complimentary Wi-Fi during their stay.

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Comfort Hotel Yamagata
8.4 Excellent

3.6 km from city centre, Yamagata Show on map

Comfort Hotel Yamagata offers 4-star accommodation in Yamagata. The hotel is also ideally located moments on foot from Yamagata Station.

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Yamagata Grand Hotel
8.0 Excellent

3.2 km from city centre, Yamagata Show on map

Within a 20-minute stroll from Yamagata Station, the hotel offers guests a convenient base when visiting Yamagata. It also offers free wireless internet.

C$ 46
Avg. per night
Apa Hotel Yamagata Tsuruoka Ekimae
7.7 Good

2.3 km from city centre, Tsuruoka Show on map

APA Hotel Yamagata Tsuruoka Ekimae provides comfortable 3-star accommodation in Tsuruoka. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of complimentary Wi-Fi during their stay.

C$ 47
Avg. per night
Yamagata Kokusai Hotel
7.9 Good

3.4 km from city centre, Yamagata Show on map

This Yamagata hotel is located within a 10-minute stroll of Yamagata Station. It offers 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

C$ 48
Avg. per night
Hotel Castle Yamagata
8.1 Excellent

3.1 km from city centre, Yamagata Show on map

Hotel Castle provides a comfortable setting when in Yamagata. It also offers meeting rooms, a concierge and a hair salon.

C$ 57
Avg. per night
Hotel Route-Inn Yamagata Ekimae
8.1 Excellent

4.1 km from city centre, Yamagata Show on map

Hotel Route-Inn Yamagata Ekimae provides comfortable 3-star accommodation in Yamagata. It offers free wireless internet in public areas, a 24/7 reception and massages.

C$ 60
Avg. per night
Yamagata Eki Nishiguchi Washington Hotel
7.9 Good

3.9 km from city centre, Yamagata Show on map

The hotel is located in Yamagata and is close to Yamagata University. It also offers laundry facilities, room service and massage services.

C$ 65
Avg. per night
Comfort Hotel Yamagata
8.4 Excellent

3.6 km from city centre, Yamagata Show on map

Comfort Hotel Yamagata offers 4-star accommodation in Yamagata. The hotel is also ideally located moments on foot from Yamagata Station.

C$ 66
Avg. per night

The hotel is situated in Yamagata and is within a 10-minute walk of Yamagata Station. It also provides a vending machine, massage services and a laundry service.

C$ 75
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Yamagata

2 stars or below

C$ 176 - C$ 293

#1 Most popular

C$ 202
Avg. per night

#2 Most popular

Hotel Largent Zao
8.1 Excellent
C$ 293
Avg. per night

Best value

C$ 176
Avg. per night
3 stars

C$ 46 - C$ 481

#1 Most popular

C$ 66
Avg. per night

#2 Most popular

C$ 57
Avg. per night

Best value

C$ 46
Avg. per night

Best prices found by HotelsCombined users in the past 24 hours.

Where to stay in Yamagata

About Yamagata

Nestled in Japan’s mountainous Yamagata Prefecture, Yamagata is an atmospheric city that incorporates the tranquil Mogami River and towering Mount Zao. Yamagata is renowned for its hot springs and winter skiing destinations, along with boasting a rural peace and abundance of natural beauty.

Things to do

If you’re looking to carve powder, head up to the Yamagata Zao Onsen Ski Resort, the largest in the Tohoku Region. This year-round outdoor playground features a range of skiing and snowboarding slopes for beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. You’ll also find popular mountain trekking routes during summer. Don’t forget to rest your weary muscles in the Zao Onsen, a hot spring dating back to 110 AD.

While exploring the city centre, visit the Mogami Yoshiaki Historical Museum to see historical items from Mogami Yoshiaki’s lifetime. Admire ancient weaponry and firearms used in 16th-century battles, before seeing old artwork and maps of castle towns. Afterwards, check out the Yamagata Museum of Science and Industry, which showcases interactive science and technology exhibits.

Don’t miss seeing the Yama-dera temple, a designated Place of Scenic Beauty and Historic Site. It sits at the foot of a steep hill and dates back to the 14th-century. The nearby Yamadera Basho Memorial Museum boasts exhibits on haiku master, Matsuo Bashō, including the poet’s writing brush and his prominent works.

Venture across to Kajo Park, a diverse parkland near the centre of Yamagata that’s surrounded by a moat. Within Kajo Park you’ll find the historic Yamagata Castle, an old Archery Hall and the Yamagata City Baseball Field. The neighbouring Yamagata Museum of Art showcases paintings and sculptures by local and international artists.

Getting around

Yamagata is on numerous railway lines that connect it to nearby cities. It’s just over one hour’s drive from Sendai Airport. The city is serviced by public buses and taxis, but you can also rent bicycles to get around.

Yamagata travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Yamagata?

    Comfort Hotel Yamagata, rated with a score of 8.4 from 470 reviewers, is one of the most popular hotels in Yamagata. Other top stays include Hotel Castle Yamagata, with an average rating of 8.1 from 476 reviewers, and Yamagata Grand Hotel, with a score of 8.0 from 981 reviewers.

  • What is a good hotel near Zao Hot Springs Ski Resort?

    Zao Kokusai Hotel is a good hotel close to Zao Hot Springs Ski Resort - it has scored 8.6 over 138 reviews from HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel in Yamagata near Zao Onsen?

    Zao Kokusai Hotel is the most recommended hotel near Zao Onsen on HotelsCombined (scoring 8.6 over 138 reviews).

  • Is there a good hotel near Yamagata Station?

    If you’re visiting Yamagata Station then the nearby Comfort Hotel Yamagata is a popular hotel with HotelsCombined users (470 reviews scoring it at an average 8.4/10).

  • How much do hotels in Yamagata cost?

    The average prices of hotels in Yamagata have been around C$ 166 per night over the last 3 days.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Yamagata?

    C$ 42/night is the cheapest price found for a hotel in Yamagata by HotelsCombined users over the last 72 hours.