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Ark Hotel Kumamotojomae

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Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Hotel near the centre. It is a dated and breakfast is average. Lots of Chinese check in ...so a real focus on tourists. Better hotels are around here. Staff is friendly. Average tourist hotel. You can choose : clean your room or breakfast, how un japanese is that? 😁

Thank 211Jeff211
Reviewed 18 December 2016

the location of hotel is very good for sight seeing and shopping , eating .. 10 mins to kumamoto old castle , I am very enjoyed the breakfast in morning both western and japanese food ..downside of hotel are service of front desk ( night shift) i am expected that there are WIFI around room, and enquiry more twice to...

Thank David L
Subang Jaya, Malaysia
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

A decent hotel, which is near the Kumamoto Castle, can be view from the hotel, and 5 minutes walk to the city centre. As usual, like most Japanese standard hotels, rooms are small and bathroom very tiny but it's comfortable and clean. There are vending machines on every floor too.

Thank meaningremission
Sydney Australia
Reviewed 6 April 2015

we stayed at the Arc hotel for three nights and were extremely happy with our choice. Our room (718) had a lovely view of the castle which is especially beautiful when lit up at night. Check in was simple and all requests eg extra pillows were promptly serviced. Breakfast is mainly Japanese style but there is an abundance of western...

Thank balihappy56
Waterford, Michigan
Reviewed 9 July 2014

I was in Kumamoto for the entire month of June on business and stayed at the Ark most of those nights. The hotel is in a central location close to the Sumitori and Kimatori malls. The room was on the small side compared to the rooms in the U.S.A. but was comfortable enough. The front desk personnel were very helpful...

1Thank William S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 19 November 2011

Small room, rock hard bed, uncomfortable bathroom. Food in the 10th floor restaurant excellent, nice view of castle. Good place for a meeting or dinner, wouldn't recommend for overnight stay.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 June 2006

Wife and I stayed here several nights in Sep 2002 . The Arc is a very good 3 - 4 star hotel about 10 minutes slow walk from the main shopping area . By taxi it's about 10 minutes from Kumamoto train station and about 5 minutes from the Kotsu Centre ( bus terminal If your thinking of staying in...

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Additional Information about Ark Hotel Kumamotojomae

Address: 5-16 Joto-machi, Kumamoto 860-0846, Kumamoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kyushu-Okinawa > Kumamoto Prefecture > Kumamoto
Price Range: $57 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ark Hotel Kumamotojomae 3*
Number of rooms: 222
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“best window view , but old furniture in room”
E1339OPdavidl, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the eighth floor as they were a little larger than the other floors and get a "Castle" view.”
548williams, 9 Jul 2014 | Read review
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