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 must 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 must 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.  It seems that most of guests visit Yakushima to stay at this hotel.  Perhaps, if you are looking for secret hideaways for adults in the southern…

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…

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 must stay there.  It’s like a postcard.  Perhaps if you are looking for a rejuvenating and refreshing oasis from the hustle and bustle of city life, this would be amazingly wonderful. …

Yurian

          If you are looking for a mountain villa with a private hot spring in Kagoshima prefecture, the property would be great.  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…

Ryokan Shinsen

  I love this ryokan.  If you are looking for top notch ryokans in Miyazaki, you must stay there. 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 must stay there.  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 was like we were in another world.  Perhaps, if you…

Mizuno Ryokan

        If you are looking for an authentic ryokan adventure in Saga, you must stay there. This is my cup of tea.  Perhaps, if you love fresh sea food, I would highly recommend it.  On the other hand, if this is your first time staying at ryokans, I wouldn’t recommend it.  Because…

Yoyokaku

      This is absolutory my cup of tea. If you are looking for an authentic Japanese ryokan adventure in Shiga, you must stay there.  It’s truly worth a visit.  On the other hand, if you are looking for modern ryokans, I wouldn’t recommend it.  The ambience is serene, authentic, and elegant.   The property…

Wasureno Sato Gajoen

                        The property is quite unique.  If you love Japanese-style rustic modern ryokans, you must stay there.  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…

Hotel Shiroyama Kagoshima

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