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2518 Tahara, Kushimoto-cho, Higashimuro-gun, Wakayama Prefecture 649-4112, Japan
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

My parents and husband and I stayed one night at Arafune Resort on our way from Yunomine Onsen to Tanabe via the coast road. In nicer weather (we were there on a rainy day in March) it would definitely be worth stopping for a couple of nights. The hotel is on the beachfront, near an old fishing village that we... More

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74 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

A converted town hall doesn't sound like much of a hotel, but this is a beauty! With rooms looking over a sandy beach, small harbour and fabulous rocky coast that is crawling with crayfish. Comfortable room on 3rd floor with ensuite Western style. This is called an Oceanfront Community Resort and apart from fishing, seems to be the main game... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2009

Good: Supremely quiet. Some of the freshest seafood I have ever had: e.g live ear-abalone served on a small clay stove at the table. The ryokan style room was small, but of fair quality. Sea-side: I could see and hear the ocean from my window. Lovely small(tiny)-town charm and friendliness. Bad: Boring: small number of visitors, fewer number of exciting... More

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Address: 2518 Tahara, Kushimoto-cho, Higashimuro-gun, Wakayama Prefecture 649-4112, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Wakayama Prefecture > Higashimuro-gun > Kushimoto-cho
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Ranked #2 of 14 Specialty lodging in Kushimoto-cho
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