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2020, Shirahama-cho, Nishimuro-gun 649-2211 Wakayama Prefecture
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#12 of 61 hotels in Shirahama-cho

See why so many travelers make Kaiyutei their onsen ryokan of choice when visiting Shirahama-cho. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a romantic setting with an array of amenities designed for travelers like you.

Rooms at Kaiyutei offer a flat screen TV, air conditioning, and a refrigerator providing exceptional comfort and convenience, and guests can go online with free wifi.

A concierge, baggage storage, and a gift shop are some of the conveniences offered at this onsen ryokan. A pool and an on-site restaurant will also help to make your stay even more special. If you are driving to Kaiyutei, free parking is available.

Close to some of Shirahama-cho's most popular landmarks, such as Shirahama Kaichu Observatory Deck (0.4 mi) and Sandanbeki Cave (0.5 mi), Kaiyutei is a great destination for tourists.

Travelers looking to enjoy some ramen can head to Wan, Wakayama Ramen Hachiryo Senjojiki, or Adventure restaurant. Otherwise, you may want to check out a sushi restaurant such as Kaisen sushi Toretore icihba, Ko sushi, or Yabu Sushi.

If you’re looking for things to do, you can check out Senjojiki (0.6 mi), Sandambeki Rock Cliff (0.5 mi), or Hei-sogen Park (0.5 mi), which are popular attractions amongst tourists, and they are all within walking distance.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Kaiyutei as you experience all of the things Shirahama-cho has to offer.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Shuttle bus service
Hot spring bath
Outdoor pool
Baggage storage
Gift shop
Shared bathroom
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Air conditioning
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Coffee / tea maker
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Bath / shower
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Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Chinese, Japanese
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Jiravat J wrote a review Jun 2016
Bangkok, Thailand17 contributions11 helpful votes
We came to this ryokan with high expectation. We left with disappointment. We stayed here for 1 night in a cottage with Onsen. The room itself looks very nice and comfortable. There are even 2 private Onsens in the cottage. They also provide a Nintendo Wii for guest in the room. Everything felt good. Then, came the nightmare. The room wasn't very clean. I could pick up some dirt and dust. I also saw several spider webs. We also saw dead insects in the toilet. This was the first part of dissatisfaction. The nightmare started at night. We are afraid of insects. It was rainy that day. This kind of weather attracts moths and termites. So, our room was swarmed with 100 moths, termites, and even spiders. We had to sleep in the room with these crawling over us at night. Worst nightmare ever! The Onsen in the room did not feel very good either. We have stayed in many Onsen ryokans before. In term of water quality, this one is almost at the bottom of the list. There are 2 Onsens in the room, 1 indoor 1 outdoor. We could not try the outdoor one because there were hornets near the Onsen. Quite a misfortune. The service was average. They explained the facilities and the room very well. But it took several minutes when we asked for something, especially in the restaurant. The food was disastrous. If you read my reviews, you will notice that I have stayed in several ryokans on my trip in June 2015. This ryokan has the worst food. Even worse than all of the restaurants we had in the trip. It tasted very very bad. We will never come back here. The only good thing about this ryokan is the look of the room. Would not recommend this to anyone.
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Date of stay: June 2016
HilHilHilary wrote a review Apr 2016
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The private onsen in-room is very nice! The room is very clean with full set of personal care (shampoo, body wash, facial wash, even deep clean & massage cream, etc) It's a really caring and those staff are very nice and helpful too! We stayed for 2 days and had breakfast & dinner there, all were in good quality, appropriate portion, with fresh sashimi and meats. It's located on the hill where is very silent nearby, it's not walkable but it's quite convenient for driver (they offer free & spacious parking) or they also provide shuttle bus service so we don't think the location is a problem. Also, there's a very nice spacious park (平草園) just 2 mins drive apart, really a worth to go for sakura and picnic!
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Date of stay: April 2016
Trip type: Traveled with family
Room Tip: there is no early check-in; there are many mosquitos in the Onsen area but not in every room so...
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Datraveller921 wrote a review Oct 2015
Hong Kong, China251 contributions45 helpful votes
It took me a while to do research as we have specific requirement for the hotel in Wakayama. This hotel hits all the right spot. 1) In room onsen 2)Fantastic Seaview while inroom onsen (double points) 3) Quiet area (its up on a mountain) 4) Nearby the Shirahama beach so can play fireworks at night. 5) Lovely 10-course dinner in a private dinning room at the restaurant. 6) within budget. The profile photo of the hotel may not look very attractive but it's the details that count. Definitely recommended for tourist who are coming by car.
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Date of stay: September 2015
Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Allan L wrote a review Jul 2015
Hong Kong, China74 contributions11 helpful votes
The private little onsen is nice but it's just hot water and not spring water. Breakfast and dinner are good with large portion and good sashimi. The location is a bit remote. I would recommend to rent a car so that you can drive around to see various attractions and the GPS would guide you to the destination. May consider to go there again.
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Date of stay: July 2015Trip type: Traveled with family
Sam Lau wrote a review Jan 2015
Hong Kong, China35 contributions31 helpful votes
The hotel is nearly perfect. Although is far away from the train station, but it has shuttle between station and the hotel, nice arrangement. Before reservation, I can send email or call them for detail discussion, they have mandarin staff, which helped me a lot. The dinner is the best that I have tried. Not matter the beef sukiyaki dinner set or the kaiseki dinner set are very very good. The staff is very polite and nice. But according to the cold weather, the spa in open area is not hot enough (Although the view is good); Besides, the public indoor spa is close temporary. So, a little bit disappointed. Btw, it is really a good choice in here!
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Date of stay: December 2014
Trip type: Traveled with family
Room Tip: There is no lift, so that if you live in the 2nd floor, you need to carry the luggage up / down...
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$139 - $580 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
JapanKinkiWakayama PrefectureNishimuro-gunShirahama-choShirahama Onsen / Shirahama Onsen
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kaiyutei
Which popular attractions are close to Kaiyutei?
Nearby attractions include Shirarahama Beach (0.7 miles), Senjojiki (0.6 miles), and Sandambeki Rock Cliff (0.5 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Kaiyutei?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Kaiyutei?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Kaiyutei?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Kaiyutei?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Kaiyutei?
Conveniently located restaurants include Chokyu Sakaba, Nagisa Beer Dining Barley, and Ikesuwarouda.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Kaiyutei?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a sauna during their stay.
Is Kaiyutei located near the city center?
Yes, it is 1.0 miles away from the center of Shirahama-cho.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Kaiyutei?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Chinese, and Japanese.
Are there any historical sites close to Kaiyutei?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Kumano Sansho Shrine (1.0 miles), Residence of Minakata Kumagusu (4.6 miles), and Remains of Water Gate at Tanabejo Castle (4.5 miles).