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385-1 Uchinomaki, Aso 869-2301, Kumamoto Prefecture
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Ranked #11 of 28 Hotels / Ryokan in Aso
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Odawara, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Stayed here unexpectedly for one night after our flights were cancelled due to very heavy snow. I picked this place based on #1 ranking for Aso in TripAdvisor. The drive there was a bit challenging because of the heavy snow on the road, although I understand this snow was very unusual! Arrived about 1 pm and couldn't get access to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

We stayed here on a Friday night and there were lots of children, in fact the ryokan had to an extent geared itself to being child friendly - not quite what I was looking for however the rooms did offer DVD players and there was a selection of DVD's in the lobby which were relatively up to date. One of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

We stayed here for two nights in May 2013 as a base to exploring Mt Aso and the surrounding areas. The hotel is situated in somewhat a residential area, not exciting to walk around. We had a hired car and was able to move around freely. Driving up Mt. Aso is a nice experience. We tried both the Eastern route... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2011

I actually stayed here a year ago in Dec 2010 for 2 nights. This was my base for exploring the Mt Aso area and also to take a scenic drive down to Takachiho Gorge in Miyazaki. At first, I was a tad disappointed that the hotel looked a little old and out of place. But once inside, the homely and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2010

It was a disappointment when we arrived as we found the hotel among many houses and not in an exciting location. The staff was very friendly and helpful though only 2 or 3 could speak English. The room was clean and good.but no shower in the room.there are 18 private baths and 2 public baths-men, women. free, you do not... More 

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2010

I've been here for a total of 3 days and it has been amazing. Even though the personnell doesn't speak much english, it was very nice to stay. Possibility to borrow dvd's for an evening. reasonable selection of titles. The onsen in particular were a real treat. Some rooms even had their own onsen on the balcony. All seperated by... More 

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