[Outline of the property]
This is a Canadian log house built by hand by the owner using 180 logs with a diameter of 40 cm imported directly from Canada. This is the only place in Japan where you can stay in an authentic log house of this size.
You can try your hand at making pizzas using seasonal wild plants and vegetables baked in a special stone oven. The Sabo Cultural Park is right in front of the house, where you can enjoy outdoor activities such as strolling, fishing, and more.
Please spend a restful time in an authentic log cabin.
# Accommodation fees
Meals are not included in the basic accommodation price. Listings show price per adult. Please enter the number of people staying in your booking.
# Children's fees
If you are staying with children or require meals, please apply for the required number from [options].
Children under 2 years old stay free of charge if they do not need meals or bedding.
Children over 3 years of age will be charged and must apply for the "Children's Accommodation Rate" option.
# Covid-19 Preventative Measures
When you arrive at the hotel, you will be asked to disinfect your hands, take your temperature, and wear a mask.
We try to ventilate the room as much as possible by opening windows and operating ventilation fans.
We have air purifiers and disinfectants in every room.
The pizza is baked in an authentic stone oven: the oven is handmade by the owner. The toppings are local vegetables and the dough and sauce are all handmade.
If you would like to book this service, please apply at least 3 days before check-in.
Meal times: (Dinner) 18:00-20:00, (Breakfast) 7:00-9:00.
Meal Location: Dining room (common space)
Mealtime: (Dinner) 18:00-20:00, (Breakfast) 7:00-9:00. We recommend the Kiritanpo hot pot. (Spring: wild vegetables, summer: local vegetables, autumn: mushrooms, winter: nabe dishes, etc.)
(Breakfast) Japanese food
Allergy support: Please inquire in advance.
Room image: Western-style room, Japanese-style room (20-mat room)
Room layout: 1 x 6-mat room (capacity: 2 persons), 2 x 8-mat rooms (capacity: 2 persons each), 1 x 20-mat room (capacity: 8 persons)
Room facilities: TV, bedclothes (yukata and tanzen), air conditioner, heater
Check-in time: 15:00 - 18:00
Check-out time: 10:00 *Early morning check-out is also available.
Water facilities (bath, toilet, washroom)
Bathing time ：15:00～24:00
Toilet : Yes
# Nearby facilities and restaurants
Hot spring: Open-air bath Mizusawa Onsen (about 3 minutes by car)
Convenience store: Daily Yamazaki Tazawako Kogen Store (about 6 minutes by car)
Supermarket: Gran Mart Tazawako Store (approx. 15 minutes by car)
Restaurants: Restaurants using local ingredients, soba noodle shops, taverns, etc. (within 20 minutes by car)
# Sightseeing spots
Sabor Culture Park (2 minutes walk)
The park overlooks Lake Tazawa and Mt. Akita Komagatake, and has fishways, viewing windows, sculptural relief monuments, a vast 16,000 square meter lawn park, walking paths, and separate flush toilets for men and women.
Hikiuchi River Bank Park (35 minutes by car)
The cherry blossom trees along the bank of the Hinkinai River in Kakunodate, Senboku City, stretch for 2 km on both sides of the bank and 2 km downstream in the center of Ochiai Park. It is one of the best cherry blossom viewing spots in Akita Prefecture and has been selected as one of the 100 best cherry blossom viewing spots in Japan.
Kakunodate Samurai Residence (about 35 minutes by car)
Kakunodate Bukeyashiki (35 min. by car), also known as the "Little Kyoto of Michinoku," is a town of samurai residences and merchant houses, each with a different atmosphere. If you walk along the street of samurai residences, you will see the residences of the late Edo period with their original layout, main house, gate, and storehouse. The street of samurai residences was selected as an Important Preservation District for Groups of Traditional Buildings by the national government on September 4, 1976, and is protected as a cultural asset.
Lake Tazawa (statue of Tatsuko): 25 minutes by car
This is the deepest lake in Japan, and the entire area is designated as Tazawako-Hakurei Prefectural Natural Park, a scenic spot selected as one of Japan's 100 scenic spots.
Nyuto Hot Spring Resort (about 20 minutes by car)
Nyuto Onsen is a hot spring resort located at the foot of Mt. Nyuto in Towada-Hachimantai National Park.
Tazawako Ski Resort (about 5 minutes by car)
A ski resort with a wonderful view of Lake Tazawa. A variety of courses from advanced to beginner are available. Snowboarding is also available.
# Event Information
In addition to the above, there are also a number of other events and activities. (Some events are suspended from January 2020 due to the spread of the new coronavirus. Please check in advance.)
Kakunodate Cherry Blossom Festival Late April - Early May
The Tazawako swimming area opens mid-July to mid-August.
Tazawako Dragon God Festival Late July
Kakunodate Festival September 7-9
Tazawako Marathon Mid-September
100 km marathon Late September
Kakunodate Bukeyashiki Dori Autumn Foliage Light-up October - November
Kakunodate Hina Dolls Exhibition February - Early April
Tazawako Kogen Snow Festival, mid-February
Kakunodate Doll Festival Late February - Early March
From Tazawako Station on the Akita Shinkansen and JR Tazawako Line, take the bus bound for Nyuto Onsen and get off at Kosakotatsu Dam Koen-mae Bus Stop.
About 15 minutes by car from JR Tazawako Station.
By car: About 60 minutes from Morioka IC on Tohoku Expressway via Route 46.
There is a parking lot on the premises. (Up to 6 cars can be parked)
A word to our guests
Please spend a warm space while enjoying outdoor activities such as walking and fishing in the rich nature of the mountains!
There are cats inside and dogs outside.
Quiet hours start at 22:00.
Western Style room : Up to 2 guests, 2 single beds
Western Style room: Up to 2 guests, 2 single beds
Western Style room: Up to 2 guests, 2 single bds
Japaense Style room: Up to 8 guests, 10 futons.