Oyado Hanabou

If you are looking for mountain hut style ryokans near Kurokawa Onsen, I really think you should stay at Oyado Hanabou.  The property is surprisingly surrounded by rich nature.  There wouldn’t be restaurants, no shops, and no traffic lights, etc., around there.  Perhaps, if you are looking for rooms with private hot springs, I would…

Kurokawa Onsen Oku no Yu

 If you are looking for rooms with private hot springs in Kurokawa Onsen, I would highly recommend Kurokawa Onsen Oku no Yu.  Perhaps if you bring small children, I really think you should stay here.  Also, this is child-friendly.  Staff can provide amenities, tableware, and yukatas, etc., for small children if you request in advance. …

Tobise Onsen Tenga Sanso

 If you are looking for rooms with big private hot springs, I would highly recommend Tobise Onsen Tenga Sanso.  Perhaps, if you are looking for very cozy mountain-huts near Kurokawa Onsen, I really think you should stay here.  On the other hand, if you want to hang out around Kurokawa onsen in Yukata whenever you…

Otasatonoyu Ayanosho

Otasatonoyu Ayanosho is not luxury, but very cozy.  If you are looking for mountain hut villa-style ryokans, you should stay here.  Perhaps, if you are looking for rooms with private outdoor hot springs, I would highly recommend it.  Each room has a wonderful private outdoor one.  The spring quality is very creamy, soft, and thick. …

Yamashinobu

This is my cup of tea.  If you are looking for very cozy mountain huts with hot springs, I think you should stay at Yamashinobu.  The location is deep in the mountains.  The surrounding neighborhood would be so quiet even though there are so many tourists in Kurokawa Onsen.  The location is a 5-minute drive…

Ryokan Miyama Sansou

Ryokan Miyama Sansou is like a small mountain village.  If you are looking for ryokans with private hot springs, I would highly recommend it.  Each room has a wonderful private hot spring.  Perhaps if this is your first time staying at ryokans, this would be great.  Facilities tend to be the latest.  You wouldn’t feel…

Ryokan Sanga

If you are looking for an authentic small onsen ryokan adventure, I would highly recommend Ryokan Sanga.  The ambiance is very tranquil, charming, and quaint.  On the other hand, if this is your first time staying at ryokans, this is not.  Facilities tend to be outdated.  I would rather recommend Ryokan Miyama Sansou or Kurokawa Onsen…

Oyado Kafugetsu

If you are looking for rooms with wonderful large private hot springs in rich nature, I would highly recommend Oyado Kafugetsu.  Each room has a private one.  Perhaps if you are keen on hot springs, I really think you should stay here.  There are some amazing hot springs in-house.  On the other hand, if you…

Spagreenness

If you are looking for properties on beautiful plateaus near Kurokawa Onsen, I would highly recommend Spagreenness.  This wouldn’t be luxury, but very cozy.  This is like a holiday villa.  You can relax with a beer in hand while seeing panoramic views on the terrace.  That’s precious time.  On the other hand, if you don’t…

Takefue

Takefue is definitely one of the best in the world.  No doubt this is top-notch.  It’s like you’re in another world.  An architecturally distinguished property with bamboo forests is amazingly unique.  If you want to experience authenticity and luxury at once, I really think you should stay here.  On the other hand, if you want…

Yamamizuki

If you are looking for a traditional onsen ryokan adventure, I really think you should stay at Yamamizuki.  We felt so much nostalgic in a tranquil atmosphere during our stay.  You can get much of an immersive “Good Old Japan”.  On the other hand, if this is your first time staying at ryokans, I would…

Ryokan Kono-Yu

This is my cup of tea.  If you are looking for a rejuvenating and refreshing oasis in Kurokawa Onsen, I think you should stay at Ryokan Kono-Yu.  Perhaps if you are looking for rooms with large private hot springs, I would highly recommend it.  Also, this is child-friendly.  If you bring small children or elderly…

Kurokawa Onsen Oyado Noshiyu

I love this property.  If this is your first time staying in Kurokawa Onsen, I would highly recommend Oyado Noshiyu.  No doubt this is one of the best in Japan.  There are many return guests all year round.  Perhaps if you want to get much of an immersive “traditional hot springs” experience in the countryside…

Yamabiko Ryokan

If you bring small children, I would highly recommend staying at Yamabiko Ryokan.  This is child-friendly.  Staff can offer a lot of items which you might need to travel with them.  Also, the children’s playroom is available.  I noticed that there were many families with small children staying here.  On the other hand, if you…

Shikinosato Hanamura

If you are looking for rooms with private hot springs in rich nature, I would highly recommend Shikinosato Hanamura.  Perhaps, if relaxation is your main purpose, I really think you should stay here.  A one-night stay wouldn’t be enough.  On the other hand, if you want to enjoy hanging out around Kurokawa onsen town in…

Fujiya

Fujiya wouldn’t be luxury, but the ryokan has such a laid-back atmosphere.  Staff welcomed us with warmth and we didn’t feel like we were checking in a ryokan, it was like we were being welcome back home.  If you are looking for charming and quaint ryokans in Kurokawa Onsen, I would highly recommend Fujiya.  Perhaps,…

Okyakuya

If you are looking for a traditional onsen ryokan adventure in Kurokawa Onsen, I would highly recommend Okyakuya.  We were so impressed with their warm hospitality, ambiance, architecture, hot springs, and food, etc.  On the other hand, if this is your first time staying at ryokans, I wouldn’t recommend it as facilities tend to be…

Oyado Nonohana

If you are looking for an authentic luxury ryokan adventure in Kurokawa Onsen, I think you should stay at Oyado Nonohana.  We felt the luxury and authenticity at once.  It’s like you’re in another world.  Perhaps if you are looking for rooms with amazing private hot springs, I would highly recommend it.  On the other…

Yama no Yado Shinmeikan

Yama no Yado Shinmeikan wouldn’t be luxury, but the software is absolutely wonderful.  If you want to experience signature Japanese hospitality with a personal touch, I would highly recommend it.  Perhaps if you want to experience a traditional mountain hut adventure in Kurokawa Onsen, I really think you should stay here.  On the other hand, if…

Kurokawa So

If you want to enjoy outdoor communal hot springs while seeing dynamic views, I think you should stay at Kurokawa-So.  It’s truly worth it.  The property has amazing outdoor hot springs.  There are many outdoor hot springs in Kurokawa Onsen, but no doubt they would be the best.  Perhaps, if you are looking for rooms…

Ryokan Wakaba

If you are looking for small cozy ryokans, I would highly recommend Ryokan Wakaba.  The property is not luxury but you can experience a lot of signature Japanese hospitality with a personal touch during your stay.  Perhaps if you want to bring children, I think you should stay here.  This is child-friendly.  Staff can provide…

Kurokawa Onsen Gosyo Gekkoujyu

Kurokawa Onsen Gosyo Gekkoujyu must leave a lasting impression.  This is like a Samurai’s residence.  Everything, such as architecture, furniture, interior, and decoration, etc., is sophisticated.  It is truly exceptional.  From the first moment arriving at the last-minute leaving, we were pampered and treated like royalty.    If you want to chill out at luxury modern…

Fumoto Ryokan

Fumoto Ryokan wouldn’t be luxury, but very cozy and the location is perfect in Kurokawa Onsen.  You can fully enjoy hanging out around the town in Yukata whenever you like.  Perhaps, if you are a hot spring freak, I would highly recommend it.  There are a variety of private family hot springs in-house which you…

Aso no Shiki

This is my cup of tea.  Aso no Shiki wouldn’t be luxury, but truly cozy.  If you are looking for a lovely small ryokan near Mt. Aso in Kumamoto prefecture, I really think you should stay here.  The location is not in Kurokawa Onsen, though.  The staff welcomed us with warmth.  You wouldn’t feel like…

Bettei Soan

If you are looking for modern ryokans with peaceful mountain views, I really think you should stay at Bettei Soan.  Each villa-type room has a private outdoor hot spring.  You can fully enjoy your private outdoor bath with a beer in hand whenever you like.  The spring quality is amazingly creamy, thick, and soft.  There…

Ryokan Konomama

If you are looking for modern ryokans with private hot springs in Kumamoto prefecture, I really think you should stay at Ryokan Konomama.  The location is near Mt.Aso, not in Kurokawa Onsen.  It takes 30min by car from Kumamoto Airport.  Perhaps, if this is your first time staying at ryokans, the property would be great. …