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This ryokan (traditional Japanese inn) is known as the place Patrick Lafcadio Hearn (also known as Koizumi Yakumo), an international writer best known for his books about Japan (1850-1904) lived when he first moved to Matsue. Guests can enjoy matcha tea while listening to koto playing in the lobby. The guest rooms offer views of Lake Shinji and Ohashigawa River. The inn also has a large communal hot spring bath.