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6704 Manganji, Minamioguni-machi, Aso-gun, Kumamoto Prefecture 869-2402 , Japan (Kurokawa Onsen)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We booked this particular ryokan partly because they have this lovely giant Newfoundland dog named Momo as their mascot, and partly because they have 8 different onsen on their property to choose from. We stayed in the Kikyou (the "Bellflower") room, an airy, spacious and spotlessly clean tatami room - but the oddest thing to us was that there is... More

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Algiers, Algeria
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We went to this "modern" ryokan with friends. We enjoyed both the outdoor onsen as well as the "family" indoor onsen (some have a view of the river). Nice welcome by the staff, clean room with river view. The kaiseki dinner was very rich even though our Japanese friends thought the level of service was not up to speed since... More

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Hong Kong, China
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

My family with 2 younger children stayed in Yamabiko Ryokan on July 16. Upon arrival, one of the staff came out and picked our luggage immediately. Afterwards, he showed us around the hotels. Although he could not speak fluent in English, I did appreciate his excellent service. Japanese Style Rooms are really big, clean and comfortable. Special "Kaiseki plan" are... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2011

We have just returned from 5weeks touring Japan on holiday and I would have to rate our stay at the Yamabiko Ryokan as one of the highlights of trip! As we drove in for the first time there was almost a welcoming commitee out the front in expectation of our arrival and they all welcomed us by name! We had... More

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Address: 6704 Manganji, Minamioguni-machi, Aso-gun, Kumamoto Prefecture 869-2402 , Japan
Location: Japan > Kyushu-Okinawa > Kumamoto Prefecture > Aso-gun > Minamioguni-machi > Kurokawa Onsen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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Yamabiko Ryokan Japan/Kumamoto Prefecture - Minamioguni-Machi

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Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
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