Setouchi Retreat Aonagi, an inn awarded 5 pavilions in the Michelin Guide Hiroshima and Ehime 2018 Special Edition

Setouchi Retreat Aonagi, an inn featured in the Michelin Guide Hiroshima and Ehime 2018 Special Edition as a 5-pavilion (red) luxury, top-of-the-line hotel.

This Tadao Ando/architecture hotel is also a luxury hotel, complete with impressive indoor and outdoor pools, Jacuzzis, and “ALL THAT SPA”.

In this issue, we will introduce in detail the charm, location, room features, and cuisine of this luxury hotel “Setouchi Retreat Aonagi” in Ehime Prefecture.

Setouchi Retreat Aonagi Location

Setouchi Retreat Aonagi Location
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Setouchi Retreat Aonagi is located in Dogo, Ehime Prefecture.

Dogo Onsen,” located in Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture, is the oldest hot spring in Japan, mentioned in the Chronicles of Japan, and is also a place where you can enjoy many things that only a hot spring resort can offer.

The “Dogo Onsen Annex Asukano Onsen” started business in 2017 based on the concept of introducing a new hot spring culture by incorporating the architectural style of the Asuka period, and the exterior of the building is designed in the style of a warehouse mansion to create a calm and serene atmosphere. The exterior of the building is designed in the style of a warehouse house and is characterized by its calm atmosphere of “Tsubaki no Yu,” the “Botchan Karakuri Clock” installed in Housouen at the entrance of Dogo Onsen, which is gaining popularity for its fun mechanism of moving characters with music, and “Dogo High Color Street,” a shopping street located about a 5-minute walk from the Dogo Onsen Main Building. The Setouchi Retreat Aonagi

Setouchi Retreat Aonagi is located in an excellent location to make sightseeing in the area a pleasant experience.

Setouchi Retreat Aonagi Attraction

Setouchi Retreat Aonagi Attraction
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Rich nature, history, and culture connected since time immemorial. The Seto Inland Sea, where tranquility and serenity prevail, has given birth to another new place.
A new place has been born in the Setouchi area, a place of tranquility and serenity.

Setouchi Retreat Aonagi, designed and built by Tadao Ando, is a small luxury hotel overlooking the Seto Inland Sea.

Located on a small hill overlooking the beautiful scenery of the Seto Inland Sea, with its more than 500 islands of all sizes, the hotel features a pool that juts out into the sea, a sunken court (courtyard) surrounded by sky, water, and greenery, and rooms that offer a view of the Seto Inland Sea.

In the open-air bath space of the half-open-air hot spring suite equipped with an original full-flat reclining bath, you can enjoy a TV and bring your own drinks, so you can relax and enjoy the hot spring without worrying about your surroundings.

There is also an ICONIC 30-meter outdoor “infinity pool” that juts out into the ocean, so you can enjoy the spectacular view of the Seto Inland Sea beyond the surface of the water and surrender yourself to the calm sea and sky, and enjoy the Setouchi blue as it gently smiles at you.

Setouchi Retreat Aonagi Room

Setouchi Retreat Aonagi Room
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Setouchi Retreat Aonagi has a total of 7 rooms in a two-floor maisonette type, with a living room with table and sofa on the lower floor and a bedroom and Jacuzzi-type bathroom on the upper floor.

A spacious 169.6 square meters of space, including a study, welcomes you.

From your room, you can enjoy the Setouchi landscape and sunset from the half-open-air hot spring suite, a new type of open-air bath to enjoy the hot spring longer.

To ensure a more dynamic view, the rooms on the 4th floor do not have a sea-side terrace, and the rooms on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd floors have a forest view.

The serenity of the surroundings offers a superb time that cannot be experienced in the city.

Setouchi Retreat Aonagi Cuisine

Setouchi Retreat Aonagi Cuisine
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The cuisine at Setouchi Retreat Aonagi features specially selected kaiseki dishes using carefully selected ingredients from the Seto Inland Sea, a treasure trove of ingredients that has been called the Mediterranean Sea of the Orient.

A variety of alcoholic beverages carefully selected by a sommelier are also available, so you can enjoy the marriage of seasonal ingredients and wine.

In addition, guests with small children can dine in a completely private room, allowing them to relax and enjoy family time without worrying about other guests.

Wouldn’t you like to stay at a small luxury hotel in Dogo with all these luxuries?

Setouchi Retreat Aonagi Basic Information

Facility Name Setouchi Retreat Aonagi
Address 794-1 Yanagitani-machi, Matsuyama City, Ehime, Japan
Phone Number +8189-977-9500
Budget Approx. 90,000 yen for 2 persons (tax included)
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In this issue, we introduced the charms of Setouchi Retreat Aonagi, a luxurious hotel in Ehime Prefecture.

Setouchi Retreat Aonagi is a luxurious and comfortable hotel built and designed by Tadao Ando, the most famous architect in Japan.

If you come to the area, please stay at the hotel.