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Yunomine Onsen

Open Now: 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Picturesque town worth going

Hot springs flowing thru village - very hot. There is a public hot springs tank that you can cook... read more

Reviewed April 7, 2019
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Enjoyable, quiet and qusint

Now here is an Onsen village that is not over-developed. Rustic buildings teeter over the river... read more

Reviewed February 26, 2019
Canberra, Australia
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Hongucho Yunomine, Tanabe 647-1732, Wakayama Prefecture
+81 735-42-0074
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Reviewed August 17, 2019 via mobile

Perhaps it is too narrow the area where Yunomine is located for the volume of tourists and Kumano routers it receives. The place is particular and everything runs around hot waters and tourism. The hotels in the area are smaller than in the rest ofthe...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

Hot springs flowing thru village - very hot. There is a public hot springs tank that you can cook hot springs eggs or yams; ingredients sold in nearby stores or back of truck. Actual Yunomine public hot springs hut is very small for 2 people...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

It starts with a non English speaking bad attitude receptionist Long waiting to the traditional Onsen. (2 hours) If you prefer the normal "private" Onsen... its: Small Dirty No showers just a cold hose Extremely hot water Bottom line: go to a decent Onsen

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 26, 2019 via mobile

Now here is an Onsen village that is not over-developed. Rustic buildings teeter over the river scooping up hot waters with a random collection of pipes. It’s quiet and the people who are here are here for the waters or coming off the Kumano Kodo...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Madshus
Reviewed June 1, 2018

On the other side of a ridge from Hongu and the Kumano Hongu Taisha, Yunomine Onsen has long been an important spot for rest and relaxation and the Kumano Kodo. While the inns here have their own private onsens, there is a small public bath...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jeffrey D
Reviewed April 23, 2018

We stayed at the JP Hoppers hostel in Yunomine for one night. Be warned: this village is very small and incredibly remote. There are limited buses per day to Hongu, and only one taxi driver for the entire area. It is possible to walk to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank _chinadweller
Reviewed April 13, 2018

So this is a long hike whether by road or walking but well worth it... a natural hot spring world heritage site.. there is not much there to be honest, some lodging houses, shrines and simple temples and that's it, but its a very spiritual...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank David V
Reviewed April 10, 2018

We stayed at Yunomine Onsen for 3 days and would have loved to stay longer! It's paradise. Beautiful rooms, excellent service, magnificent meals, and wonderful onsens. Each day we made use of the private onsen. The staff was very helpful in helping us to sort...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank LaLouise13
Reviewed April 8, 2018

As a treat to myself and spouse while walking the Kumano Kodo, we spent 30 minutes in Tsuboyu Onsen in Yunomine. We were lucky at 3:30pm on a weekday afternoon there was no line so we bought our tickets (770 yen/adult) and went to soak...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Saranger
Reviewed November 21, 2017 via mobile

It is great to be by the river soaking in natural thermal water and in your own hut. It is worth it to pay for it. Don't forget to bring your own towel

Date of experience: November 2017
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April 10, 2018|
Response from MikiK369 |
I go to Yunomine Onsen and to eat B oiled egg. Let’s try it. I recommend to go to there by bus from JR Ki-Tanabe. This bus go to there about fifth a day.
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December 29, 2017|
Response from lolikia | Reviewed this property |
You have to take a bus to Hongu then take another bus to Yunomine Onsen
July 16, 2016|
Response from peterkhjanssen | Reviewed this property |
Yes, if you go the small private one ... The one in the world heritage .... Pay though the machine 100yard away in the middle of town and wait for your turn ,30 minutes each time ... The guy next to the ticket machine is... More