I stayed here in 1996 for 6 weeks and to be honest it hasn't changed.
The rooms do not appear to have been upgraded in that time which is a shame as it's a big Hotel that should be busier.
Local people I know say it's "overpriced" and doesn't do the business it used to.
Good points are it's 10 mins walk from a railway station, there is a supermarket 3 mins walk away next to a BBQ in the table place (very good).
Breakfast wasn't too bad by european standards (I've had much better in Japan).
Friendly staff, but I've found that wherever I'e been in Japan,