Yufuin Souan Kosumosu

If you are looking for small luxury modern ryokans in Yufuin, I really think you should stay at Yufuin Souan Kosumosu.  We felt the luxury and authenticity at once.  Absolutely the property is one of the best in Yufuin.  The surrounding neighborhood is quiet even though there are many tourists on the main street.  The ambiance is elegant, classic, and serene.  Everything, such as interior, furniture, and decorations, etc., is sophisticated.  This is a modern design expressing unique Japanese sensitivity.  Then there are 12 rooms only.  We didn’t see other guests during our stay.  The property would be great for couples, solo travelers, family, or small groups.  We were welcomed warmly and escorted into a beautiful tatami room.  If you are going to stay here, I would highly recommend booking a room with a private hot spring in the villa.  We fully enjoyed our private one until check-out time.  The spring quality is smooth, soft, and moist.  The water temperature tends to be a bit high.  We added tap water to adjust the water temperature.  The room is spacious, functional, and relaxed.  Each room has twin beds on tatami mats.  The housekeeping was excellent.  Facilities tend to be the latest.  Free WiFi reception is available in all rooms and around the lobby only.  All of the amenities are taken care of including enough toiletries, yukatas, pajamas, and a Japanese tea set.  There are skin care products for men and women in the bathroom.  Room service is not available.  Complimentary coffee is available at the lobby in the morning only.  There is a convenience store nearby.  Then Yufuin Souan Kosumosu is a universal design.  There is a lift in the main building.  A wheelchair is available for borrowing.  If you bring people with weak feet, you may want to inform the staff in advance as they can arrange a room near the lift.  Also, this is child-friendly.  Staff can provide yukatas, chairs, and meals, etc., for children if you request in advance.  There is a kids’ playroom in the main building.  Then there are wonderful indoor and outdoor communal hot springs.  Also, there are two private family hot springs that you can use for free whenever they are not occupied.  All of them are open from 6:30-10:00, 15:00-23:00.  *If you have tattoos and want to use the communal hot springs, use the private family ones.  Then Japanese kaiseki cuisine was just divine.  The food would be top-notch.  If you are a gourmet, you must be excited.  Each dish is testy, dainty, and exquisite.  There are some nice restaurants in Yufuin, but if you stay here, you should try dinner and breakfast in the property.  It’s well worth it.  The portion tends to be big.  Don’t forget to bring your empty stomach.  All meals are served in a private room.  *Please note that inform the staff when you book a room with meals if you have any food allergies.  They probably wouldn’t be able to prepare alternative food if you request on that day.  Then all staff is professional, proactive, and gracious.  You can experience signature Japanese hospitality with a personal touch during your stay.  Overall, it was good without any comparison.  I think that the property has good value for money.  Definitely we would come back again.  Then access to the property would be easy.  A free shuttle service is available from Yufuin Station.  It takes 5min by car.  You need to book it in advance.  If you walk from the station, it takes around 15min.  The location is near Lake Kinrin.  You should take a walk around there before breakfast.  At last, the property is very popular among local people.   If you want to chill out at the property in a tranquil atmosphere, you may want to avoid staying during Lunar New Year, late April to early May, weekend in Oct and Nov, and the end of the year and New Year holiday.  Have a nice trip!  Welcome to receive any questions about Yufuin Souan Kosumosu from the below space.  *All information is as of the date that I posted on my blog.  **Check-in and out times 15:00/11:00  Check Availability and Pricing for the property on Agoda or Booking.com

Info about Yufuin Souan Kosumosu

Style Modern Japanese Ryokan
Guest Rating Superb 9.5
Estimated Price 45,000 JPY for 2 adults per room
Contact  kosumosu@mocha.ocn.ne.jp
Internet Connection Free Wi-Fi around the lobby and rooms
Facility Information Wheelchairs are available
Pets are not allowed
The free parking lot is available
Location Yufuin Souan Kosumosu’s MAP
Access 15min on foot from Yufuin Station
Free shuttle bus from the station.
Need to book in advance
Address and TEL 1500 Kawakami Yufuinchō Yufu-shi
Ōita 879-5102
Tel +81 977-85-4567
AM9:00-PM9:00 JST
Official Homepage Yufuin Souan Kosumosu’s HP
*Japanese Only

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