Fujita Kanko to Open New Washington Hotel in Sendai, Japan

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Monday, 16 December 2013

Japanese hospitality company, Fujita Kanko, will open a new Washington Hotel in Sendai, Japan, on Tuesday.

Located across from the JR station in Sendai, the capital city of Miyagi Prefecture in the Tohoku region (the northern part of Japan), the newly-built Sendai Washington Hotel will offer a restaurant featuring local products and Sendai specialties, and 223 guest rooms, all with free wi-fi and spacious bathrooms with separated toilets.

The hotel also boasts a female-guests-only rooms, with decor and amenities aimed at todays growing number of single female travellers.

Our hotel is an ideal base for traveling around Tohoku, which has famous hot springs, and beautiful ocean, mountains and lake regions, said Kazuki Hayashi, the hotels general manger. There are things to enjoy in each season. We are happy to welcome and help international guests plan their itineraries.

Sendai, just two hours from JR Tokyo station on the bullet train, is the largest city in Tohoku and a gateway to the region, which offers rich cultural and historical heritages as well as breathtaking scenery.

Sendai City was first built by a legendary warrior and lord, Date Masamune, in the 17th century.

Sites of interests in the city include: Sendai Castle Site, Zuihoden Mausoleum and Osaki Hachimangu Shrine. Matsushima, known as one of Japans most scenic spots, is a 25 minute-train ride away.

Sendai, Japan

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