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Kurokawa Onsen, Minamioguni-machi, Aso-gun, Kumamoto Prefecture 869-2402, Japan (Kurokawa Onsen)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1,554 reviews 1,554 reviews
127 hotel reviews
809 helpful votes 809 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful place, nature is well incorporated, and the buildings are simple but gorgeous. However, the service is far from stellar as we were expecting (and paid for). We booked months in advance and we were very excited about staying in a room with a private onsen. Meals were terrific. They included several dishes. Everything was delicious. The... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Stayed 2 nights at Sanga Ryokan in end July. We requested for a birthday cake as we were there for a birthday celebration. We had a beautiful cake and the staff arranged for us to have after dinner coffee with the cake. They also took pictures for us and gave each of us a photo print momento, which was very... More

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8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Whilst travelling Japan for four weeks, we figured we couldn't leave the country without a proper ryokan experience. And so we decided to travel to Kurokawa Onsen and stay at Sanga Ryokan. It was a wonderful experience. We were picked up in the city centre by a friendly member of staff. He showed us a paper stating he did not... More

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Singapore, Singapore
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

My family and I planned this two-night stopover during our trip to Kyushu. While slightly out of the way, it was well worth our time and money. With five of us to a room costing 1,100 SGD, it was perhaps the best value Ryokan we've encountered thus far. Having gone in December, the village was quiet and tranquil, just as... More

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Hong Kong, China
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

First time visiting an onsen. The staff made us feel so welcome and we were really well looked after. Our room had a private onsen which I highly recommend too despite being a little more expensive than ones without. You can just have a dip whenever you want. The outdoor onsens are just beautiful and serene. You'll feel so relaxed... More

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42 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

If there is any way you can afford to do so, you should spend a couple of days here. Spending time dressed in a yukata (children's sizes available) and enjoying relaxing hot springs and amazing food is a wonderful experience. Ryokan Sanga is a short walk out of town in a lovely peaceful location. It does take a bit of... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

No words can describe the outstanding experience we had at Syokan Sanga. We only stayed there one night but wished it had lasted longer! When we arrived we were informed that we had been upgraded to the ryokan "suite" for free. The house was very spacious, had a little kitchen, living room, bedroom and our own onsen. Service was perfect... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We booked Ryokan Sanga because it's a little bit away from Kurokawa town center. Still easily access to Kurokawa town because Sanga offers free shuttle bus services. We arrived Kurokawa town by bus and Sanga driver picked us up from the bus stop. Host guided us to our room (standard Asebi room) and brought us some green tea with mochi.... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Sanga Ryokan was as romantic as the pictures depicted it to be. It is a traditional ryokan with several onsens which guests can bath in, situated by a river. We tried several, including the private "family" onsen which overlooks the forest. There is also a very quaint food bath where one can sit and relax. The ryokan building(s) is surrounded... More

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13 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Pros: this is an incredibly romantic ryokan, the food is exceptional, service is friendly and the hot springs were - for us - very very relaxing. The ryokan is right by the river, we had a room with a hot spring in the room. It was more like an apartment, spacious and very simple/elegant, it is all in traditional japanese... More

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Address: Kurokawa Onsen, Minamioguni-machi, Aso-gun, Kumamoto Prefecture 869-2402, Japan
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Location: Japan > Kyushu-Okinawa > Kumamoto Prefecture > Aso-gun > Minamioguni-machi > Kurokawa Onsen
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Ryokan Sanga Hotel Minamioguni-Machi
Ryokan Sanga Japan/Kumamoto Prefecture - Minamioguni-Machi

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