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Hong Kong
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I have tried a few onsen hotels in Japan with similar price range and Kifunosato is the best we ever stayed. Our room is on the ground floor with a private onsen overlooking a big garden. The private onsen is great and it would be much better if the shower place is indoor. The entire hotel is...

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Reviewed September 28, 2016

I have a chance for 1 night stay at KIfuno Sato and actually it's not enough. I'd love to come back to explore more. Breakfast and Dinner are great. Room is excellent. Best taking care of all staff, indoor and outdoor on-sen are both excellent

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Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Special note should be made of Tatami corridor.( Tatami is Japanese straw floor coverings. Tatami matt) Japanese authentic dishes are served at special dining room(booth). Good hospitality shown toward guests. You can see the sea of cloud in the certain early morning from top of the hill in the vicinity of the hotel. It's great. 畳の廊下が気持ちいです。お料理は正統派和食が食事処で出されます。おもてなしは良いですよ。早朝近くの山頂(200mくらい?)から雲海が見えます。(ホテルからマイクロバス出てました) 夜明けの雲海は素敵でした。

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

From the moment of arrival the staff politely looked after us and clearly explained all the facilities and how to use the onsen. Our evening meal was fantastic. The smell of old cigarette smoke was my only worry and spoilt the clean fresh countryside feeling.

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed September 1, 2016

From the start of your arrival, the staff will take good care of you. They will spend time & explain everything upon your arrival. Comfortable tatami with 3 choice of pillow. The hotel was clean & well decorated & the room was spacious. We choose to eat our meals in our room with an extra cost. The food was delicious....

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Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

A clean experience in Kifunosato hotel. The services is good and there is a staff who will clean your car, too. The meals are good and the Japanese bath is nice. The environment is good and the greenery is excellent. Highly recommend for family visit.

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Singapore
Reviewed April 14, 2016

Kifunosato is one of the best Onsen Hotels we ever stayed! Every corner of the hotel is nicely and artistically decorated. There is light elegant aroma over the lobby. All staff and Madam Sasaki are friendly and warm. They speak good English. The tatami over the whole area of the hotel is of high quality and is so comfortable to...

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Reviewed January 22, 2016

Staff was very friendly and very accommodating. The driver was excellent! Breakfast and dinner were very good. If you enjoy peace and quiet, this is the place to visit. There is really nothing in the area to visit. This is definitely place that is off the beaten track.

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los angeles
Reviewed January 1, 2016

If you want a true Japanese Onsen ryokan without any western tourists, this is a fantastic little place!! The place is beautiful, and the staff could not be more eager to please. And the day trips that Junko set up were just amazing! We went to see a master sword maker, a bizan pottery master, and learned to make a...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

We opted for the suite room with private hot spring bath. It had two queen beds, a massive living area and another Japanese room laid with tatami. We opted to have value rather than volume meal option and was delighted by the quality presented to us. There were snow crab, puffer fish hot pot, scallops, etc. There were a few...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
【5 REASONS TO STAY at Kifu no Sato】#1.A vivid appreciation of the seasons:All aspects of traditional Japanese culture derive inspiration from the respect and appreciation for the unique qualities each season brings. The seasonal flowers and food at our ryokan set the scene for your authentic Japanese experience. With the change of each season, so the menu changes to reflect the best that Okayama has to offer in fruit, vegetables and speciality fare. #2.A chance to taste some of our long-treasured Japanese traditions at their best:It is rare to find a ryokan with tatami mats spread throughout the entire facility including the elevators. They are made of woven soft rush straws and walking on them without shoes is said to give gentle stimulation to the pressure points of the feet keeping you healthy and relaxed. To freshen up after a long journey, you can dip into one of our open-air natural hot spring baths while admiring the garden in the daytime or under the stars at night. #3 The comfort of our guests is our priority:With comfort in mind, we offer an exclusive selection of amenities such as a "pillow menu" (to suit your sleeping needs), robes, massage/health treatment, and all our furniture, Bizen pottery and glassware are produced by local artisans. #4 Ideal location for visiting many must-see spots and full of hands-on experience:Yunogo is central to a wide selection of places of interest, where one can learn about and experience traditional crafts such as pottery and carpentry, visit art galleries and museums, and witness and try your hand at a "samurai" martial art. #5 Samurai culture: Whereas Kyoto is known as the cultural and spiritual centre of Japan, Okayama can lay claim to strong association with traditional samurai culture, thanks to its history of sword making in Osafune Town and prominent historical figures such as Miyamoto Musashi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kifunosato

Address: 180 Yunogo, Mimasaka 707-0062, Okayama Prefecture
Location: Japan > Chugoku > Okayama Prefecture > Mimasaka > Yunogo Onsen
Price Range: $212 - $478 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kifunosato 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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“choose a room with its own outdoors tub”
 of 5 bubbles 186nielsk, Jun 12, 2015 | Read review
“any room is fine. stay in this ryokan for the true ryokan experience”
 of 5 bubbles AiP_13, Jun 9, 2015 | Read review
“go for a room with open air bath. the japanese twin room has no shower although it won't bother some.”
 of 5 bubbles jstyt, Apr 2, 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a Japanese style room with a private onsen (hot spring tub). Our room, which was 101, was very good.”
 of 5 bubbles JuneW549, Sep 2, 2011 | Read review
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