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Ryokan
  |   6346 Manganji, Aso-gun, Minamioguni-machi 869-2402, Kumamoto Prefecture (Kurokawa Onsen)
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Hozantei
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4.5 of 5 stars 22 Reviews
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not the biggest Ryokan I've stayed at in Kurokawa but still very beautiful and peaceful. The staff are super friendly. The meals were delicious and the overall atmosphere was breathtaking. Rooms were impeccable. I highly recommend this place to anyone visiting Kurokawa.

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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, Aso-gun, Minamioguni-machi 869-2402, Kumamoto Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kyushu-Okinawa > Kumamoto Prefecture > Aso-gun > Minamioguni-machi > Kurokawa Onsen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 11
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Hozantei Japan/Kumamoto Prefecture - Minamioguni-Machi

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