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Yufuin Tamanoyu

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2731-1 Kawakami, Yufuin-cho, Yufu 879-5102, Oita Prefecture
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016 via mobile

usually when i visit some place, i book hotel first. but in yufuin i just arrived here by bus. it took 3 hrs from fukuoka so late to walk. 9:30pm when i arrived here i already visited 6 ryokans. No rooms here cuz that day was friday night. Tamanoyu had no room also but Arisa and Diretor showed me another... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

The room we stayed in is 10+8 semi-western room. The experience in this ryokan has been overwhelmingly pleasant, from the arrival at their place till the time we leave, the service is great, the atmosphere is great, the food is great, the place is great! 5 Overall rating does not do this ryokan justice for what they provide, the price... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

Been to a fair number of onsen hotels myself and this one stands out for all the right reasons. Every bit of the hotel is an exquisite blend of traditional Japanese meet western countryside. Upon arrival you are warmly welcomed from your car, your luggage carried to your room whilst you are ushered to the beautiful reception lounge for a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

My husband and I arrived to Yufuin tired and very hot from the high summer temperatures in July. Although we have visited Japan before, this was the first time we were alone without a guide. We had taken a train from Fukukoa and enjoyed the two hour plus ride into the mountains. A Japanese friend had arranged to have the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

You cannot find a nicer onsen ryokan in the Kyushu Island. The place was beautiful, well managed and the most modern, with 17 rooms. Our suite was huge, a tatami sitting room (for sleep if one prefers), a western style bed room, a large bath room with a separate toilet, a shower and private onsen, and a closed in porch... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 via mobile

We arrived here by train at noon to see farmers stopping their work to wave at us going by! Since we were early, we checked our bags at the onsen and walked the main street through the town. Here we found yummy food choices and had fun shopping. Our one night onsen experience was wonderful and very peaceful. Our room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

This ryokan was once a retreat for Zen priests and is now a lovely onsen resort with 15 cottages. My husband and I spent two delightful days here in October, and, as westerners, thoroughly enjoyed the immersion in Japanese culture. Yufuin, on Kyushu Island is totally off the tourist track, so much so, that whenever we were in the town,... More 

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Additional Information about Yufuin Tamanoyu

Address: 2731-1 Kawakami, Yufuin-cho, Yufu 879-5102, Oita Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kyushu-Okinawa > Oita Prefecture > Yufu > Yufuin Station , Yufuin Onsen
Price Range: $794 - $1,009 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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