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Kurokawa Onsen Okunoyu

6567 Manganji, Minamioguni-machi, Aso-gun, Kumamoto Prefecture 869-2402, Japan (Kurokawa Onsen)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

One night or two nights max is plenty of time to stay and experience the wonderful setting of this traditional onsen. There is really nothing else to do in the surrounding area, so you are free to fully enjoy the quiet tranquil baths and accommodations. There were periodic communications difficulties, but we always managed to figure out what was necessary.... More

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黒川温泉奥の湯, フロント at Kurokawa Onsen Okunoyu, responded to this review
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 この度は奥の湯に御宿泊いただきまして誠に有難うございました。 日本の伝統的な温泉、また旅館、旅館街の町並み、豊かな自... More

Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We stayed here for one night. The Onsen is really a surprise. We didn't expect such a great view... Pros: - Onsen with water fall!!! - Free family onsen - Great breakfast Cons: - A bit far away from center - Hard to find even with a GPS in car

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黒川温泉奥の湯, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Kurokawa Onsen Okunoyu, responded to this review
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ご投稿有難うございます。温泉は大変喜んでいただけたご様子で何よりです。期待以上の感動を与えることができたのであれば、この... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

We had a two night trip from Christmas Eve to Boxing Day at Oku-no-yu ryoken and it was the perfect Christmas. Oku-no-yu is a very well run and welcoming ryoken, we had impeccable service from Yoko who was attentive, charming and funny at the same time! The chef prepared a Christmas feast for us that included a great sizzling beef... More

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黒川温泉奥の湯, フロント オフィス マネージャー at Kurokawa Onsen Okunoyu, responded to this review
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この度は奥の湯にお泊り頂きましてありごとうございました。 私のこと覚えてくれていてありがとうございます。 お風呂も食... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

We stayed here as a party of six, a family of four ( children 12 and 16) plus two friends, father and son for one night. The place is very clean, the village is beautiful, but we had no idea what to expect. The place was booked by our friends's son who lives in Japan. The food is divine, but... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2009

I've travelled in Japan a great deal, and stayed in a lot of great places over the last 20+ years. This was one of the best. Let's deal with the negatives first - they're nearly all generic to this type of lodging. You have few choices - you'll upset the system if you arrive outside the window of 3:30-5:30ish, you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2009

10 minutes walking from the charming Kurokawa onsen resort ( do not be afraid, you may request their shuttle bus to go "downtown" or to/from the bus stop) Okunoyu ryokan is really the ryokan you have always dreamed of : it is a quiet, charming and elegant place where all your wishes will be fullfilled : very large and superbly... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2008

My husband and I stayed here as our one night of indulgence in a trip that otherwise involved staying in very cheap Ryokan and Minshuku. We had a wonderful time and it was a very relaxing break in the middle of a very busy travel itinerary. Kurokawa is a beautiful little village in the mountains west of Kumamoto, accessible by... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2007

We used Kurokawa Onsen (the village where the hotel is located) as a base to explore Aso-san and Kuju-san, having driven from Beppu. Our stay at Okunoyu was very pleasant indeed - idyllic even. The hotel really makes the most of its location in a wooded valley next to a small river. There are onsen (hot spring baths) dotted all... More

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Address: 6567 Manganji, 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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