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Yamabiko Ryokan

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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in this ryokan one night and without dinners and breakfast. It's clean place,like all places in Japan, but is looks like little bit old fashion place. There are many onsens, one outside and 5 private, and it's nice. All onsen are open 24 hours. But beyond the onsen the place not very recommend. The staff very kindly and... More 

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1 Thank Ailll
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 10 April 2016

My family stayed here for 2 nights to enjoy the famous onsen in Kurokawa. This is a beautiful ryokan with one of the best outdoor onsen (hot springs) in the village, and is a close walk from the main village. The staff are generally friendly and helpful as well. If you aren't used to traditional ryokan food, you might not... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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43 reviews
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Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Sincere and wonderful Hospitality greeted you the moment I started parking my car. The staff are all so friendly and helpful. Though English is not a way of communication, it is better if u understand a bit of Japanese. There are six individual onsen rooms of different design for you to choose from, in which u may locked up the... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 20 November 2015

Due to the fact that I have to re-schedule my trip, I phoned to the hotel to ask for a booking on another day. The hotel staff are friendly and helpful, they helped me to reserve another room and arrange the refund. There is a balcony in my room, where I can enjoy a view of the river. The outdoor... More 

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Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

Impeccable service and hotel staff are very friendly Japanese style room with breath taking view Staff are able to speak simple English EXQUISTE food are beautiful presented in all their meals They will assign a same staff to serve the meals every day The one who served us were extremely friendly though she speaks little English. She is always very... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 21 April 2015

Yamabiko has about 5 private onsen baths which guests can reserve for own use. Each bath has a different design & good view. It has each a man and woman bath plus an outdoor bath (man & woman separate) too. The ryokan itself is good enough for me to do onsen "hop-around". The staff are friendly and the meals are... More 

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Kobe, Japan
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Reviewed 11 April 2015

The big opne-air bath and many kinds of bath for family are available in this hotel, so you will be able to enjoy the hot spring. we could have good holiday because of good hot spring of this hotel.

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37 reviews
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Reviewed 24 October 2014

A very well kept and sheik onset tucked away on the river banks - stayed for one night and throughly relaxed in the charming traditional Japanese rooms, the beautifully and thoughtfully designed outdoor onsen, and indoor facilities as well. I was continually impressed at how well kept the place was - it wasn't just clean, but cared for at a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2014

We booked this particular ryokan partly because they have this lovely giant Newfoundland dog named Momo as their mascot, and partly because they have 8 different onsen on their property to choose from. We stayed in the Kikyou (the "Bellflower") room, an airy, spacious and spotlessly clean tatami room - but the oddest thing to us was that there is... More 

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Reviewed 15 April 2014

We went to this "modern" ryokan with friends. We enjoyed both the outdoor onsen as well as the "family" indoor onsen (some have a view of the river). Nice welcome by the staff, clean room with river view. The kaiseki dinner was very rich even though our Japanese friends thought the level of service was not up to speed since... More 

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Additional Information about Yamabiko Ryokan

Address: 6704 Manganji, Aso-gun, Minamioguni-machi 869-2402, Kumamoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kyushu-Okinawa > Kumamoto Prefecture > Aso-gun > Minamioguni-machi > Kurokawa Onsen
Price Range: $320 - $1,344 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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“Had a room near to the river; river sound is apparent but not noisy especially when the are closed.”
  • The outdoor bath for woman (interexchange w/ man outdoor bath daily)
  • One of the 5 private baths
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