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Kyushu Hotels

Yamaguchi Ryokan

  • 2331 Kawayo Map It
  • Minami-Aso-mura

Pros

  • About as isolated as you can get in this country
  • Awe-inspiring falls
  • Some of the best outdoor baths

Cons

  • Remote location, especially if you don't have a car
  • Food not as stunning as the baths
  • No vegetarian options

Updated 09/20/2013

Fodor's Review

From the outdoor baths of this rustic lodge, you can watch the mineral water meander down the rocky cliffs of the green mountainside. Don't be shy—mixed bathing is often practiced here. Two meals are included in the rates, and dinner is served in your Japanese-style room. The lobby has a raftered ceiling and a toasty old-fashioned furnace. It's a cozy place to enjoy a cup of coffee or tea. From Kumamoto, take the JR Hohi Line to Tateno Station and then taxi (20 minutes ¥2,700).

Hotel Information

Address:

2331 Kawayo, Aso-gun, Minami-Aso-mura, 869-1404, Japan

Map It

Phone:

0967-67–0006; 0967-67–1694

Website: www.tarutama.jp

Hotel Details:

  • 28 Japanese-style rooms
  • Rate includes Some meals

Updated 09/20/2013

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