Shioyu Naginoto Ryokan

  This ryokan wouldn’t be luxury, but cozy and good value for money.  If you are looking for small modern ryokans in Karatsu, Saga prefecture, you should stay here.  There are 23 rooms only.  The ambience is family-oriented, tranquil, and friendly.  The property would be great for family, couples, or small groups, but not solo…

La Vista Kirishima Hills

This hotel wouldn’t be luxury, but very cozy and good value for money.  If you are looking for rooms with private hot springs in Kagoshima prefecture, you should stay here.  Each room has a private bath at the terrace.  Perhaps if you prefer hotels to ryokans, I would highly recommend La Vista Kirishima Hills.  The…

sankara hotel & spa Yakushima

  The resort is a perfect venue if you are looking for a refreshing and rejuvenating oasis from hustle and bustle of city life.  Perhaps, if you are looking for secret hideaways for adults in the southern islands, I would highly recommend it.  There are only 29 rooms.  The ambience is serene, tranquil and relaxed. …

Garden Terrace Miyazaki Hotel & Resort

      I love this small hotel.  There are only 12 rooms.  The property is designed by a globally well-known architect, Mr. Kengo Kuma.  To be frank, we almost forget during our stay we were in Miyazaki.  It is like a different world.  If you are looking for modern hotels with great hospitality in…

Amakusa Tenku no Fune

    This resort is definitely one of the best in Kyushu.  If you are looking for resort hotels with magnificent views, you should stay here.  It’s like a postcard.  Perhaps if you are looking for a rejuvenating and refreshing oasis from the hustle and bustle of city life, I would highly recommend it.  We…

Yurian

        If you are looking for mountain villas with private hot springs in Kagoshima prefecture, I really think you should stay here.  On top of that, some rooms have private heated swimming pools.  They are surprisingly hot springs too.  You can swim in the swimming pools all year round including the winter…

Ryokan Shinsen

  I love this ryokan.  If you are looking for top notch ryokans in Miyazaki, you should stay here. Absolutely this is one of the best in Japan.  Perhaps, if you are a connoisseur of Japan, I would highly recommend it.  You can get much of an immersive “traditional Japanese way” as you expect.  We felt…

Yakakutei

          If you are looking for an authentic ryokan adventure, you should stay here.  The property is one of the best in Kagoshima.  Once we entered the gate, we were overwhelmed for the beauty of the traditional garden.  It’s like you’re in another world.  Perhaps, if you are a connoisseur of…

Mizuno Ryokan

        If you are looking for an authentic ryokan adventure in Saga, I really think you should stay here.  On the other hand, if you are looking for modern ryokans, this is not.  Perhaps, if this is your first time staying at ryokans, I wouldn’t recommend it.  Because facilities tend to be…

Yoyokaku

      This is absolutory my cup of tea.  If you are looking for an authentic Japanese ryokan adventure in Shiga, I really think you should stay here.  We felt the luxury and authenticity at once.  It’s truly worth a visit.  On the other hand, if you are looking for modern ryokans, I wouldn’t…

Wasureno Sato Gajoen

        The property is quite unique.  If you love traditional Japanese mountain hut-style ryokans, I really think you should stay here.  This is like a small Japanese traditional village.  We were so excited to explore in-house.  Once we entered the gate, we felt that we were being pulled into old-Japan.  Perhaps, if…

SHIROYAMA HOTEL kagoshima

  If you have a chance to visit Kagoshima, you should stay here.  Perhaps if you are looking for rooms with spectacular views, I would highly recommend it.  On the other hand, if you are looking for a traditional onsen ryokan adventure, this is not.  The property would be great for family with small kids,…