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Kyushu Hotels

Sansou Murata

  • 1264–2 Yufuin-cho Kawakami Map It
  • Fodor's Choice

Pros

  • Incredible food
  • Marvelous staff
  • Real taste and atmosphere

Cons

  • No wheelchair accessible rooms
  • Expensive rates

Updated 09/20/2013

Fodor's Review

This unique and special place mixes the best of Western and Japanese accommodations. Rooms are mostly in freestanding houses in a wooded setting, making autumn one of the best times to visit. Most ryokan serve only Japanese food, but Murata has an Italian eatery and a full bar where you can sit by the fireside and enjoy after-dinner drinks. And if you get bored taking too many baths, there is a small but elegant art museum with well-curated exhibitions that change twice

yearly. The food is made of the finest ingredients, and all dishes are delicately flavored and exquisitely presented. The menu changes every month, and is friendly to vegetarians.

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Hotel Information

Address:

1264–2 Yufuin-cho Kawakami, Yufu, 879-5102, Japan

Map It

Phone:

0977-84–5000

Hotel Details:

  • 12 combination rooms
  • Some meals

Updated 09/20/2013

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