Kurokawa Onsen Oku no Yu

What kind of onsen ryokan is Kurokawa Onsen Oku no Yu? If you are looking for rooms with private hot springs in Kurokawa Onsen, I would recommend it.  This is a boutique onsen ryokan.  There are 26 rooms only.  Perhaps if you bring small children, you should stay here.  This is child-friendly.  Staff provides amenities,…

Tobise Onsen Tenga Sanso

What kind of onsen ryokan is Tobise Onsen Tenga Sanso? If you are looking for rooms with big private hot springs, I would recommend it.  Perhaps, if you are looking for very cozy mountain-huts near Kurokawa Onsen, you should stay here.  On the other hand, if you want to hang out around Kurokawa onsen in…

Yamashinobu

What kind of onsen ryokan is Yamashinobu? This is my cup of tea.  If you are looking for very cozy mountain huts with hot springs, you should stay here.  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…

Ryokan Miyama Sansou

What kind of onsen ryokan is Ryokan Miyama Sansou? This is like a small mountain village.  If you are looking for luxury onsen ryokans with private hot springs, I would 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…

Ryokan Sanga

What kind of onsen ryokan is Ryokan Sanga? If you are looking for an authentic small onsen ryokan adventure, I would recommend it.  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  Facilities tend to be outdated.  Perhaps, if you…

Oyado Kafugetsu

What kind of onsen ryokan is Oyado Kafugetsu? This is like a hideaway for adults.  There are only 11 rooms.  Each room has a private onsen.  We never met other guests on the property even though it was fully booked.  If you are looking for rooms with wonderful large private hot springs in rich nature,…

Takefue

What kind of onsen ryokan is Takefue? This 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, you should stay here.  On the other…

Yamamizuki

What kind of onsen ryokan is Yamamizuki? If you are looking for a traditional onsen ryokan adventure, you should stay here.  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…

Ryokan Kono Yu

What kind of onsen ryokan is Ryokan Kono-Yu? This is my cup of tea.  Ryokan Kono-Yu wouldn’t be luxury, but truly cozy.  If you are looking for a rejuvenating and refreshing oasis in Kurokawa Onsen, you should stay here.  Perhaps if you are looking for rooms with large private hot springs, I would recommend it. …

Kurokawa Onsen Oyado Noshiyu

What kind of onsen ryokan is Kurokawa Onsen Oyado Noshiyu? This is my cup of tea.  If this is your first time staying in Kurokawa Onsen, I would recommend it.  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…

Yamabiko Ryokan

What kind of onsen ryokan is Yamabiko Ryokan? If you bring small children, I would recommend it.  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…

Shikinosato Hanamura

What kind of onsen ryokan is Shikinosato Hanamura? If you are looking for rooms with private hot springs in rich nature, I would recommend it.  Overall, the onsen ryokan has great value for money if compared to others.  Perhaps, if relaxation is your main purpose, you should stay here.  A one-night stay wouldn’t be enough. …

Fujiya

What kind of onsen ryokan is Fujiya? The onsen ryokan wouldn’t be luxury, but the atmosphere is such a laid-back.  This is like a hideaway for adults.  There are 8 rooms only.  We hardly met other guests during our stay.  Staff welcomed us with warmth and we didn’t feel like we were checking in a…

Okyakuya

What kind of onsen ryokan is Okyakuya? This is an authentic onsen ryokan in the Japanese countryside.  If you are looking for a traditional onsen ryokan adventure in Kurokawa Onsen, I would recommend it.  We were so impressed with their warm hospitality, ambiance, architecture, hot springs, and food, etc.  On the other hand, if this…

Oyado Nonohana

What kind of onsen ryokan is Oyado Nonohana? If you are looking for an authentic luxury ryokan adventure in Kurokawa Onsen, you should stay here.  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 recommend it. …

Kurokawa Onsen Yama no Yado Shinmeikan

What kind of onsen ryokan is Kurokawa Onsen Yama no Yado Shinmeikan? This is a traditional mountain hut.  The onsen ryokan wouldn’t be luxury, but the software is absolutely wonderful.  If you want to experience signature Japanese hospitality with a personal touch, I would recommend it.  Perhaps if you want to experience a traditional mountain hut…

Kurokawa So

What kind of onsen ryokan is Kurokawa So? If you want to enjoy outdoor communal hot springs while seeing dynamic views, you should stay here.  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…

Ryokan Wakaba

What kind of onsen ryokan is Ryokan Wakaba? If you are looking for small cozy ryokans, I would recommend it.  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, you should stay here.  This is…

Kurokawa Onsen Gosyo Gekkoujyu

What kind of onsen ryokan is Kurokawa Onsen Gosyo Gekkoujyu? The property 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…

Fumoto Ryokan

What kind of onsen ryokan is Fumoto Ryokan? The onsen ryokan wouldn’t be luxury, but very cozy.  There are 14 rooms only.  Also, 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 recommend…

Aso no Shiki

What kind of onsen ryokan is Aso no Shiki? This is my cup of tea.  The onsen ryokan wouldn’t be luxury, but truly cozy.  If you are looking for small lovely ryokans near Mt. Aso in Kumamoto prefecture, you should stay here.  The location is not in Kurokawa Onsen.  The staff welcomed us with warmth. …

Bettei Soan

What kind of villa-type onsen ryokan is Bettei Soan? This is like a small village.  If you are looking for modern ryokans with peaceful mountain views, you should stay here.  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. …

Ryokan Konomama

What kind of onsen ryokan is Ryokan Konomama? If you are looking for modern ryokans with private hot springs in Kumamoto prefecture, you should stay here.  The location is near Mt.Aso, not in Kurokawa Onsen.  It takes 30min from Kumamoto Airport by car.  Perhaps, if this is your first time staying at ryokans, the property…