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Pension Angelica

1800-1 Shirakawa, Aso-gun, Minamiaso-mura 869-1502, Kumamoto Prefecture
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Dinner is very impressive with full course of salad, appetizer, 2 main courses and dessert. i can hardly finished all!! Breakfast too has very filling main and bread assortment which the lady owner kindly asked us to take away plus fruits. You could skip lunch after this!! The family onsen is also great for 2 person. The room is clean... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

This is one of the best lodging we have stayed in all our visits to Japan. The place is homely and the food is superb! Breakfast comprises bread basket, unlimited coffee/tea/juice/milk, ultra fresh salad....and Dinner is even more impressive! You can double main courses of fish and beef in addition to soup, salad and a dessert platter! We enjoyed our... More 

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Fukuoka, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

This small family-run pension has been my wife's and my 'go to' spot ever since we got married, and we must have returned there over a dozen times. We've taken friends, family, even students, and they've all been blown away by it. The location is superb, with Mt Aso towering in the background, and the quaint township of Takamori is... More 

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Iwakuni, Japan
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

My husband and I are Americans living in Japan. We visited the Minami Aso area to take in the natural beauty, hike the mountains in and around the caldera, and experience some new food. Pension Angelica was the answer. Our train came in very late at night, but the pension owner met us at the train station so we wouldn't... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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184 reviews
72 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2012

I have been visiting this pension for 3 years in a row. Each time, I am impressed by renewed discoveries - be it the nice bath with hot spring water, the hospitality of the family, the new menus of the delicious dishes. This time, I learned that the natural hotspring water is transported to be placed in the bath. The... More 

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Lewes, Delaware
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2011

A lovely place with truly outstanding food and service. The hosts could not have been more accommodating. There is real wi-fi, everyone is friendly, and it was a restful time. Be careful with the Japanese GPS. It doesn't have the road that the hotel is on, in our case, we had to ask someone, who pointed to the Pension, which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2010

My friend can't stop raving about Angelica. We think if might be worth the expense and the effort just to fly to Fukuoka again, hop onto 3 changes in trains just to get to Angelica to relax, chill-out and be well-fed. The Pension is lovely and well-kept. The dining room is spacious, and its high ceiling and windows make it... More 

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Sapporo, Japan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2008

A Western style house in the fields at the southern foothills of the Aso volcano area - a good base for climbing. Flower gardens and cutesy brickwork views from the windows on one side of the house, the mountains on the other. The Shimokawa family go all out to make you so welcome, and it is a genuine welcome which... More 

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2007

Amazing Inn! See their website: [--] We booked through hostelworld.com on a whim and we were WOWed. Wow. Remote area, quiet, relaxing, great value. We were treated like royalty. They picked us up from the train station within minutes of our call. We arrived to the site of the inn and we started taking pictures right away. They offered to... More 

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