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3.0 of 5 Onsen Ryokan   |   1165-2 Katsuura, Nachikatsura-cho, Higashimuro-gun, Wakayama Prefecture 649-5334, Japan (Katsura Onsen)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Kushimoto-cho, Japan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I (who live in the area) tried to visit here just to use the onsen... My friend gets sea sick very easily, so we first tried to use the road instead of the ferry. The old man in the guard post actually told me, verbatim: "Wow - your Japanese is really good. I'm surprised you couldn't read... More

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Manly, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Our family of 4 with kids loved this experience - Enormous resort. Few if any Gaizin. Aged tourists and few children if any during non school vacation periods. Boat from tiny port town to the hotel is running constantly with very little delay if any. The buildings are in need of work and dated, but the multiple natural hot spring... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We follow tour group, so have limited time visiting onsen. There are 6 onsens. I prefer onsen in the cave. Onsen 1 is the most famous. I tried onsen 3 and the view was beautiful. The ryokan room is clean and spacious. View from the room was also very good.

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Bangkok, Thailand
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

I reserved hotel urashima sanjokan for 2 nights from getarooms.com. But when i arrived the hotel give me the room in the main building which is less expensive.I claimed for that and the staff checked and told me that the hotel got my reservation in the main building even i showed my confirmation . They just said that they can... More

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Hong Kong
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26 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

This is a huge hotel with many different types of rooms. We stayed at the room on the Sun Rise Building so we get to see the sun rise every morning which is very impressive. However, everything else is just average. The pillow, quilt and the beddings smelled and there were not enough towels for use. Service and food is... More

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Singapore, Singapore
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

The Ryokan room is very clean. There were 6 onsens to choose. The Onsen that is in the cave is the best among the six. Therefore, definitely crowded. The buffet has a good variety of food. There is also a Maguro cutting demonstration. Not sure if it is available every night.

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65 hotel reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

This unique hotel is one of the famous hotel in Japan. The best one of this hotel is there are a lot of natural onsens. Two of those were so huge and made with natural huge caves. It was really amazing, wonderful, moreover the water is included a lot of mineral. Moreover, there is a nice outside bathtub which is... More

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Hong Kong, China
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25 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Special and nice cave onsen with ocean view - enjoying it alreay provides you a good reason of stay here. The hotel is a bit old, and so big with lots of local travellers. The rooms are spacious which is not easy to find in Japan. The overall quality may be not up to modern standard, but again, experiencing the... More

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

The stay at this Hotel is recommended for the ocean view from our spacious room and the cave onsen we went. And the spectacular sunrise we watched from our room is a plus! But all other things we experienced such as check-in service,food ( both buffet dinner and buffet breakfast we had) were below standard of our whole 6 nights... More

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

We had a such a nice time at this hotel we extended an extra day. The cave onsen were so unique and relaxing. To sit in a hot spring pool while looking out to the ocean was the best experience. The food s was very good, but you have to enjoy authentic Japanese food. We were the only westerners at... More

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Address: 1165-2 Katsuura, Nachikatsura-cho, Higashimuro-gun, Wakayama Prefecture 649-5334, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Wakayama Prefecture > Higashimuro-gun > Nachikatsura-cho > Katsura Onsen
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Urashima 3*
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