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Mitsui Garden Hotel Kumamoto

1-20 Koyaimamachi, Kumamoto 860-0012, Kumamoto Prefecture
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Ranked #13 of 95 Hotels / Ryokan in Kumamoto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015
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Verwood, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We decided not to stay in a Kumamon bear themed room and instead had a standard twin. The room was a little dated and basic, however, it was more than adequate and comfortable. Breakfast was plentiful, offering both Japanese and Western items. Staff were friendly and helpful and nearby there is both a Family Mart and 7-11 store. We would... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Within easy walking distance of the river on one side and the tram stop for the castle on the other. Clean comfortable room ( albeit small for a westerner and his wife ) with the added bonus of an extensive buffet breakfast. Helpful staff, too. Certainly to be recommended in its price range.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I stayed at this hotel because they have Kumamon room. Room is not expensive compare to other hotel with special theme room. Room was ok, but i felt hot during mid night and not sure air-cond working properly. Convenience location, close to major shopping area. Will stay again if i travel to Kumamoto again.

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Waterford, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The Mitsui Garden Hotel In Kumamoto is an excellent place to stay. The rates are very reasonable. The Hotel staff is very friendly and helpful and the hotel and rooms are modern and looks like a first class hotel. They have an excellent breakfast buffet with many items to choose from western style to Japanese style, This hotel is a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

This is a well located hotel less than 1000 yen cab ride from the train station Its close to the tram to the castle, which is also in easy walking distance if you like to walk. It is also close to a major shopping area which is covered which is nice if it's raining. The breakfast is buffet style with... More 

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france
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

Stayed 3 nights. Room was ok, if not memorable. Comfy bed, quiet. Breakfast was adequate, but if you are looking for western food then choice is limited. Very little English spoken by front staff, hotel caters for mainly Japanese clients. This is not a criticism, I am just pointing it out.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Kumamoto is strange in Japan in a sense that its central (JR) train station isn't located at a crowded area (or vice versa). While there are few hotels next to the station, there are more choices in the central shopping area such as this one. Mitsui looks a bit aged in the lobby, but quite modern in rooms. We chose... More 

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Northborough, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Good location with lots of restaurants nearby. Very nice room with comfortable beds, adequate sized room compared to other hotels we have stayed at in Japan. Window opens for ventilation. Good buffet breakfast. Would stay here again!

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Groningen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2011

Very centrally located within 15 or 20 minutes on foot from famous Kumamoto Castle and only about 5 minutes from the lush green banks of the Shirakawa River. Modern, clean, well-designed; efficient, friendly and gracious staff. Pleasant breakfast restaurant. My room was small (as generally in Japan) but everything I needed was efficiently placed. Excellent and quick broadband internet. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2010

Pros: - Very clean - Comfortable rooms, not very spacious but with all comforts - Decent position - Excellent western+japanese breakfast buffet Contra: - No car parking - Breakfast fee is separate

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