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Looking for a place to stay in Yufu? Then look no further than Musouen, a family-friendly onsen ryokan that brings the best of Yufu to your doorstep.

The rooms offer air conditioning, and getting online is possible, as free internet access is available, allowing you to rest and refresh with ease.

In addition, as a valued Musouen guest, you can enjoy an on-site restaurant that is available on-site. Guests arriving by vehicle have access to parking.

Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as Kozenin (0.5 mi) and Unaki Hime Shrine (0.6 mi), guests of Musouen can easily experience some of Yufu's most well known attractions.

While visiting Yufu, you may want to try some ramen at one of the nearby restaurants, such as Local Chicken Ramen Fukusuke.

If you’re looking for something to do, Yufuin Area (1.1 mi), Yufuin Onsen (0.6 mi), and Yunotsubo Kaido (1.1 mi) are a nice way to spend some time, and they are all within walking distance of Musouen.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Musouen as you experience everything Yufu has to offer.

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JST wrote a review Mar 2020
Sydney, Australia42 contributions12 helpful votes
We stayed in a 3 room special room with irori. Extremely generous in size. Private outside bath, charcoal pit, the surprises kept coming. the ladies outdoor onsen is huge with a mountain view. Several private baths you can use when free. Food was amazing with local produce. Why stay in an ordinary onsen when you xan experience this. Highly recommended.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Miffy1982 wrote a review Nov 2019
Sydney, Australia35 contributions38 helpful votes
This was such a lovely experience and I’ll remember it forever. The women’s onsen was the most spectacular I have ever seen and just so beautiful; the photos really don’t do it justice. The hotel itself is fairly decrepit (all sort of rusted faded glory, the corridors look like they’ve been untouched in fifty years) - so definitely not a luxury ryokan. But it is spotlessly clean, comfortable rooms and had lovely retro styling (especially the gorgeous cafe and change rooms). The garden is to die for and makes for beautiful photos. The dinner was neither here nor there but they were great at accommodating my vegetarian request and it’s served in a lovely room. But the staff are what made it all so special - the kindest, warmest ladies you could imagine. On a practical note - Yufuin town is pretty awful (touristy and junky) so don’t bank on spending any time there. If you’re touring the area I found Michelle Mackintosh’s book “onsens of Japan” very helpful and great tips for day bathing, hotels etc. Thank you Musouen for being so charming and a wonderful memory.
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Traveled solo
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annterbanter wrote a review Sep 2019
26 contributions6 helpful votes
My friend and I booked here for a night on our way back from Beppu and we are sure glad that we did! We had a half Japanese half western room with a nice view and plenty of space. Very traditional Japanese style inn with amazing outdoor bath options including free rental of private bathes. Food was terrific, grounds were beautiful but what really made it for us was the amazing staff. All were very accommodating, friendly and welcoming. Only challenge (for some) is a lot of stairs and slopes to go anywhere since it is built on a hillside, though that is why the views are amazing. And our futons were not comfortable....but I’m still giving it a five!
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
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LI-WEI L wrote a review Aug 2018
Kaohsiung, Taiwan9 contributions1 helpful vote
Great experience in here. People are friendly, and the meal are tasty. They also have several choice for Onsen, you can choose private or public. It almost takes 30 minute if you went to hotel by walking and enjoy the scene in Yufuin. 700-800 yen for Taxi from Yufuin station.
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Date of stay: August 2018Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Kimitaka S wrote a review Jul 2018
Taichung, Taiwan8,806 contributions445 helpful votes
As I went to Yufuin with my wife, we visited this hotel to take a bath. Even you don’t overnight at this hotel, you can use its bathing facilities by paying about $6. The water is real Onsen : hot springs. The bathing areas are outdoor and you can enjoy a nice view of surrounding mountains.
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Date of stay: July 2018Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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$234 - $556 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
JapanKyushuOita PrefectureYufuYufuin Station
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Musouen
Which popular attractions are close to Musouen?
Nearby attractions include Yufuin Onsen (0.7 miles), Unaki Hime Shrine (0.6 miles), and Ogosha Shrine (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Musouen?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a spa, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Musouen?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Musouen?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Musouen?
Conveniently located restaurants include Yufumabushi Shin Yufuin Ekimae, Takeo, and Hidamari Shokudo.
Are there any historical sites close to Musouen?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Bussanji (1.1 miles) and Ogosha Shrine (0.2 miles).