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Top 10 hotels in Yamagata

Toyoko Inn Yamagata-eki Nishi-guchi
3 out of 5
1-18-13, Jonan-machi, Yamagata, Yamagata
$52
per night
Apr 5 - Apr 6
4.1/5Very Good! (113 reviews)

"Reasonable price , Good location , Nice complimentary breakfast but check in time is a bit late ( 4 pm)"…"

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2020

Toyoko Inn Yamagata-eki Nishi-guchi
Zao Onsen Zao Shiki No Hotel
3 out of 5
1272, Zao-Onsen, Yamagata, Yamagata
$148
per night
Apr 1 - Apr 2
4.4/5Wonderful! (44 reviews)

"Great staff. Delicious food. Shuttle schedule does not coordinate with train schedule. Even the public bus schedule. We came in from Sendai and just missed public bus. Had to wait an hour. For the shuttle bus it was almost a 2 hour wait."…"

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2020

Zao Onsen Zao Shiki No Hotel
Hotel Lucent Takamiya
3 out of 5
Zao Onsen 942, Yamagata, Yamagata
$136
per night
Mar 30 - Mar 31
4.6/5Wonderful! (28 reviews)
Nice hotel will excellent service staff!

"Hotel was cleaning, onsen was good and the dinner provided was not too bad. Service staff was really great and helped to clear the snow off the car and load our baggages. The cons were that the room was a little small for 5 people, and the futon provided was too thin (almost felt like I was sleeping ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2017

Hotel Lucent Takamiya
OYO Hotel New Mogamiya Yamagata Station
2.5 out of 5
1-15-28 Kasumicho, Yamagata, Yamagata
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$36
per night
Mar 30 - Mar 31
3.4/5Good! (12 reviews)

"Typical budget business hotel. 2 minutes walk from Yamagata station. Very convenient, clean and reasonable price."…"

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2019

OYO Hotel New Mogamiya Yamagata Station
Hotel Crown Hills Yamagata
3 out of 5
1-10-1 Kasumi-cho, Yamagata, Yamagata
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$35
per night
Mar 30 - Mar 31
3.8/5Good! (152 reviews)

"It's very close to station. There was a nice selection for breakfast."…"

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2019

Hotel Crown Hills Yamagata
Takamiya Hotel Jurin
3 out of 5
814 Zao Onsen, Yamagata, Yamagata
$121
per night
Apr 14 - Apr 15
4.1/5Very Good! (7 reviews)
Onsen Hotel

"Overall it was good! Staff service was excellent. Breakfast and dinner was served with creativity and variations!"…"

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2017

Takamiya Hotel Jurin
Hotel Metropolitan Yamagata
3.5 out of 5
Kasumi-cho 1-Chome No. 1, Yamagata, Yamagata-ken
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$75
per night
Apr 5 - Apr 6
4.5/5Wonderful! (379 reviews)

"Great staff at check-in who accommodated request for changes. Dropped bags at the hotel early in the morning and upon check-in, the bags had already been placed in the room, which was a very nice touch. Rooms are spacious and well-appointed. Location is perfect, right at the JR station. Will definitely ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

Hotel Metropolitan Yamagata
Yamagata Eki Nishiguchi Washington Hotel
3 out of 5
24F, 1-1-1 Kajou Central, Jounan, Yamagata, Yamagata
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$68
per night
Mar 30 - Mar 31
4/5Very Good! (59 reviews)

"Located right at the station, great in the cold when arriving on the Shinkansen from a warmer place"…"

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2019

Yamagata Eki Nishiguchi Washington Hotel
Yamagata Grand Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Honcho 1-7-42, Yamagata, Yamagata
$38
per night
Apr 5 - Apr 6
3.9/5Good! (20 reviews)

"The hotel was great, and we enjoyed our stay"…"

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2019

Yamagata Grand Hotel
Hotel Castle Yamagata
3 out of 5
4-2-7 Tokamachi, Yamagata, Yamagata-ken
$63
per night
Apr 12 - Apr 13
4.1/5Very Good! (122 reviews)

"Microwave on every floor. Comfortable bed and good toilet"…"

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2019

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Visiting Yamagata

Visitors can enjoy all that Yamagata has to offer including the museums, temples, and art. Tourists can also enjoy the city's monuments, parks, and architecture. Zao Hot Springs Ski Resort, Mt. Zao, and Sakunami Hot Spring are some of the top sights around the area.

  • There are 135 hotels and other accommodations in Yamagata
  • The closest major airport is in Yamagata (GAJ), 11.4 mi (18.4 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Sendai (SDJ), 33.4 mi (53.8 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Yamagata

Cultural venues in the city include Yamadera Basho Museum, Yamagata City Local History Museum, and Yamagata Museum of Art. Attractions like Lina World, Zao Super Slider, and Zao Hot Springs are fun for kids of all ages. The city is notable for landmarks like Yamagata Castle, Kaminoyama Castle, and Uesugi Jinja Shrine.

In Yamagata, you'll be able to select from 135 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have ample places to choose from for your holiday retreat. Here are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Wakamatsuya - This 3-star ryokan in Zaoonsen features a restaurant, free WiFi, and free parking.
  • Takinoyu Hotel - Our customers like the helpful staff at this ryokan. With a stay at this 3.5-star ryokan, guests can enjoy access to 4 restaurants and free parking, along with free WiFi.
  • Shouhakutei Azumaso - This 3.5-star ryokan features free WiFi, free parking, and spa services. Expedia customers like its breakfast and convenient parking.

Other top sights in Yamagata include Zao Hot Springs Ski Resort. Outside the city, popular places to visit include Mt. Zao, 12 mi/19.4 km from the city center, and Sakunami Hot Spring, which is 16.5 mi (26.5 km) away.

Getting Around Yamagata

If you want to venture outside of the area, hop on a train at Akayu Station. Yamagata may not have many public transit options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore more.

Dressing for Yamagata

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 53°F and the nighttime average to be 26°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 75°F during the day and 36°F at night
  • July through September averages 83°F during the day and 56°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 71°F during the day and 29°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Yamagata is 47.70 inches
  • Hottest months are usually August and July with an average temperature of 79°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 27°F

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