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Yufuin Country Road Youth Hostel

441-29 Yufuinchokawakami, Yufu 879-5102, Oita Prefecture
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

nice place to stay and very nice service But far from station you cant walk to there becuz It's high and at night,it's dark In side hostel has onsen is very good. In living room is nice view. Let 's stay there, you wont disappoint

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The owners of this lovely youth hostel are vibrant and fun. They took me on a walking tour at night of the area around the youth hostel and we saw a shooting star and you can see jupiter on a clear night! The food was delicious, a mix of japanese and western food to please all. You can tell alot... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I stayed at this youth hostel by myself for 2 nights. I ordered 2 breakfast and 2 dinner during my stay. The food was okay. I was expecting to eat locally grown or authentic Japanese food, but it was more like western food at every meal. My stomach became a little too much and ended up not able to finish... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I've read the reviews before and to be honest I wasn't sure what to expect but this was such a great surprise , the food was great , the staff and people were wonderful and came from all over and the owner is such a nice dude trying to make everyone feel great but also has daily activities each evening... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I stayed here in 2005 and had very fond memories of this place. I'm not sure if the owner is still the same but it was a very comfortable place to sleep in with great food and the view from the dining area is remarkable at night. I recall having the best Japanese food in yufuin, strolling through classy hello... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

The owner / manager, Ryo, is a pro, if slightly bossy. He went out of his way to encourage interaction among the guests, organizing a group game and seating people in shared language groups for breakfast. Food was not ample but very good. There is a great view over the city and everything is spotlessly clean. The best for me... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

We stayed for one night in a tatami room on futon and it was a lovely experience. rooms and shared toilets are warm (for japan in winter) and spotlessly clean. lovely warm communal area with a view of yufuin in the snow. good (small) onsen, almost scandinavian feeling. the owners gave us plenty of tips for sight seeing and discount... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

We checked into the hostel in the evening and took a taxi from the station which cost just under 1000 yen for the 10 min ride. Our 2 famillies of 8 stayed in 3 rooms. It is a bit far from the city but if you are lazy to walk or take a bus, and if the timing fits, you... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Youth hostel is misleading. The average age during my stay was 45. Being the only international, I felt very unwelcomed and my stay was more of a chore. There were activities in ha. I was not offered the option of the added breakfast or dinner and had to make the request. I was also moved from my room, which under... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

This hostel is a place I hate to say goodbye to because of the following : Rate: I'm a YHA member so it was 600¥ cheaper every night. It came up to 10000¥ for 3 nights, which is inclusive of onsen tax and one dinner =) Location:yes it it far from town high on a mountain but trust me that's... More 

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