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Kamenoi Besso

2633-1 Yufuin-cho Kawakami,, Yufu 879-5102 , Oita Prefecture
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Kamennoi besso is one of the best luxury ryokan in Japan. It is also one of the first ryokan which revitalized Yufuin and made Yufuin famous as in today. Its interior and Japanese garden are perfectly beautiful beyond a word can explain. It makes you suddenly forgot that you are in a 21th century. It is like a dream that... More 

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Hong Kong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

A traditional style ryokan but everything in tip top condition. I especially like the cozy sitting areas at the lobby where they serve complimentary plum wine to guests. We had a very nice and spacious western room with twin beds. There's an onsen bath inside the bathroom but I prefer the public open baths at the ryokan. They provide massage... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Very traditional Japanese Ryokan. Modest and warm service of "ryokan" is very different from that of a "hotel", but this is what I wanted. Yufuin has gotten so touristy and the whole town was full of Korean/Chinese/Taiwanese tourists. But once you enter the Kamenoi entrance, there is this quiet garden with thatched roofs. These roofs/building/garden must be extremely hard to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2012

Our family booked the largest room available, hyakuban, for our family trip. We were pleasantly surprised with its extent size. However, that was the only happy experience remaining. First, we were asked to walk in the freezing snow and cold to their restaurant for dinner rather than stay in room for our kaiseki dinner. The reason given to us was... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2010

Kamenoi Bessou is such a renowned establishment and therefore my expectation was already very high. No dissapointoment however, I just admire this traditional Japanese inn. We felt at home more than at our real home. It is just off the main street of Yufuin town, therefore convenient for sightseeing. We arrived by public bus from the airport at Yufuin train... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2008

I have stayed in many many hotels as my family just loves traveling and I have to say, this is the best hotel/ryokan I have ever stayed in. there were lots of trees surrounding the ryokan, so that you feel like you are being cocooned away from the rest of the world. When we arrived, we were welcomed with refreshingly... More 

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