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6346 Manganji, Minamioguni-machi, Aso-gun, Kumamoto Prefecture 869-2402, Japan (Kurokawa Onsen)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2012
Wilbert K Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2012

Kurokawa is a great onsen: rural, quiet, traditional not too garish. Of the ryokan there, we really enjoyed staying at Hozantei. It's located some ways from the town, which gives it the feel of a small independent compound, built around a pond. Some of the baths and rooms are built along a little river- I saw a Tanuki bathing in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2011

Hozantei is probably the most remote of the ryokans in Kurokawa, located some distance away from the town. But once you get there, the journey is really worth the effort. We rented a car from Nagasaki, and it took us about 3.5 hours to get to Hozantei. This is a small ryokan with 11 rooms, all with their own private... More

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Address: 6346 Manganji, Minamioguni-machi, Aso-gun, Kumamoto Prefecture 869-2402, Japan
Location: Japan > Kyushu-Okinawa > Kumamoto Prefecture > Aso-gun > Minamioguni-machi > Kurokawa Onsen
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Hozantei Japan/Kumamoto Prefecture - Minamioguni-Machi

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