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Happy Neko Beppu

1 Kumi, Kitaju, Beppu, Oita Prefecture 874-0845, Japan (Kannawa Onsen)
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Ranked #1 of 16 Specialty lodging in Beppu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014
Anna J Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

My partner and I stayed in Beppu for two nights, though upon our arrival at Happy Neko Bibo gave us so much information about things to do nearby that we really wished we'd budgeted more time! Happy Neko is a lovely and inexpensive place to stay; our room was comfortable and spacious and had everything we could have needed, and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

I have previously lived in Japan and this hotel was very much like my old apartment. The size was about the same with a kitchen area and a living/bedroom area. The beds were futons which I was used to and they were very comfortable. The TV was great to watch some Japanese High School baseball which happens every year. There... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

I was very positively impressed even before our arrival: the owner promptly responded to all my e-mail queries and provided many helpful suggestions. The location is great for experiencing the traditional side of Beppu - within 10 minute walking distance you have many onsens ranging from small places used mainly by locals to larger and more luxurious facilities as well... More

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Wurzburg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Happy Neko is located ideally to experience the steam cooking, to visit various onsens and the Beppu Hells (hot springs). Bibo picked us up at the station, that was very conveniant, and explained everything. The rooms are spacious and very comfortable. You actually don't need a shower in the room, because you visit one or two onsens during the day.... More

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

We loved our time at the Happy Nekko, everything is so close and the room was very nice. Hyotan spa is 2 min walk. There are very good restaurants near and an grocery store. We can also walk to the jigoku (hells).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

The venue is convenient and Bibo assisted us very well to get used to beppu! Pay attention that to take the shower you have to go to an onsen (there is a nice one close to the hotel) and it is really nice! Another good idea is to have lunch cooking by yourself in the public steam kitchen at the... More

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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Really nice place to stay in Beppu! The host is very friendly and knowing a lot of information of Beppu, so you can enjoy Oita tradition loco food which from the host best recommend also have nice hot-spring experience in Japanese public bath!

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Villeurbanne, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

We really enjoyed our one night stay at Happy Neko. We booked a Japoneese style room. It was very authentic and clean. The manager, Bibo, drove us from the train to the hotel. We arrrived to late for the tourist information center but Bibo had prepared all tourist booklets informations and gave so much good advices. The hotel is far... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013 via mobile

Clean, cheap and convenient. Had a good experience in Happy Neko! Good service, will be excellent if shower room is provided. Location is perfect and many restaurants nearby. Anyway, we will come back and highly recommended to everyone :)

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Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

Happy Neko is run by the lovely Mr. Bibo who's dedication to excellent service is rarely seen. I and a friend stayed in one of the apartments on-site. It was simple but clean and perfect for our needs. Though there was no shower in the apartment, being in Beppu AKA hot spring capital of the world, means finding somewhere to... More

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Address: 1 Kumi, Kitaju, Beppu, Oita Prefecture 874-0845, Japan
Location: Japan > Kyushu-Okinawa > Oita Prefecture > Beppu > Kannawa Onsen
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Comfortable budget accommodation in traditional Japanese house and apartments with tatami rooms in the heart of Kannawa hot springs area. Just a few minutes walk from Beppu Jigokus (Hells) and many onsens and restaurants. ... more   less 
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