Hot Spring / Hot Spring Ryokan Spots in Kumamoto Area

  • Takefue
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    5.0
    379 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Kumamoto Pref. Asogunminamiogunimachi Manganji 5725-1
    This hot spring inn in Minamioguni Town, Aso County welcomes day guests as well as those staying over. The inn is located in the expansive 13,240 square meter property covered by bamboo groves, and the bamboo groves also create comforting environments for their three unique reservable private baths. Completely free flowing from the source, the therapeutic hot spring water is thought to be more medically effective than other hot spring water, helping to alleviate nerve pain, muscle soreness, and fatigue, as well as promote healthy skin. They have many plans to choose from to help you enjoy your visit.

    Our family of 4 stayed here during Christmas for 2 nights. We booked 2 rooms, Bijyoan and Sasane. We all agreed that this is one of the best ryokan that we have stayed in Japan so far. One can...

  • Ryokan Sanga
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    4.5
    352 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Kumamoto Pref. Asogunminamiogunimachi Manganji 6961-1
    This hot spring inn located in Minamioguni Town, Aso County welcomes day visitors as well as overnight guests. They have a variety of facilities, including a cascading bath, a wooden bucket shaped reservable large private bath, an open-air bath surrounded by Aso's volcanic natural setting, and a large bathing area using a blend of water drawn from their two on-site hot spring sources. Each of these has different properties: One is a simple sulfur spring said to have various therapeutic properties, and the other a sodium chloride - hydrogen carbonate - sulfate spring that's good for the skin.

    The property is gorgeous. Gardens are so lovingly cared for. We were warmly welcomed by the parking lot attendant, front desk staff and everyone else we met. The baths, especially the rotemburo...

  • Kurokawa Onsen Okunoyu
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    4.0
    133 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Kumamoto Pref. Asogunminamiogunimachi Manganji Kurokawa 6567
    This is the 26-room Kurokawa hot spring traditional Japanese inn. It sits on an extensive site of 6,600 meters squared; you can enjoy a variety of hot springs 24 hours a day depending on your personal taste such as the open-air bath, the cave bath or the family bath which can be reserved. The handcrafted river bath is popular, which commands a view of the spectacular waterfall at the front. There is also Kurokawa’s only heated hot spring pool, so you can even visit with children and have peace of mind.

    I had high expectations of this place from the reviews and how it’s a lot more expensive than most Onsens. The good It’s a lovely setting. Next to the river it’s very pretty. The dinner was great...

  • Kurokawaso
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    4.5
    152 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Kumamoto Pref. Asogunminamiogunimachi Manganji 6755-1
    This hot spring hotel is located below Kurokawa Onsen, part of Minamioguni Town, Aso County. It's a great place for a relaxing soak while gazing at the seasonal scenery. They have an open-air bath with a view of the nearby Byobu-Iwa cliffs and three different reservable private baths. They welcome people dropping in to use the baths as well as guests who spend the night.

    The Kurokawaso is a Ryokan complete in every respect. The loaction at the river is beautiful, the rooms traditional, spacious, clean and quite. The private onsen as well as the shared onsen are...

  • HOTEL GREENPIA MINAMIASO
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    4.0
    167 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Kumamoto Pref. Asogunminamiasomura Hisaishi 4411-9
    This day-use hot spring hotel is in Minamiaso Village, Aso County. Come for the bathing, the food, and the great view of Mt. Aso's five peaks. Their outdoor bath, which allows bathers to take in the seasonal scenery, and their Ishizumi-no-Yu bath, which conjures up the image of magnificent Mt. Aso, are great places for a soak. The restaurant has a lunch buffet, and their relaxation facilities offer esthetic treatments and more.

    Although in a great location with an amazing view this hotel is now too old and need some renovation plan (or just make a brand new one!) - the beds mattress in the room are too old and broken in...

  • Yukyo no Hibiki Yusai
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    4.0
    121 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Kumamoto Pref. Asogunminamiogunimachi Manganji Kita Kurokawa 6554
    This hot spring inn is in Minamioguni Town, Aso County. Come to unwind while soaking in a bath engulfed by the aroma of cypress wood, surrounded by bamboo groves, with a river rushing past. The weakly alkaline hot spring water is 100% free flowing from the source. It is said to help alleviate hardening of the arteries, nerve pain, and muscle soreness, as well as promote good health in general. The open-air bath has a roof so you can use it in the rain, too.

    I spent a long rainy overnight stay here but I was never bored. There is a variety of baths and all of them are stunning. The open-air bath has a view of the falls and the large indoor bath has a...

  • Kurokawa Onsen “Yamabiko Ryokan”
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    4.5
    102 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Kurokawa Onsen Minami Oguni Town, Aso-gun, Kumamoto Prefecture
    This hot spring inn is in Minamioguni Town, Aso County. They have a wide variety of baths including a large public bath and an open-air bath where you can soak while taking in the seasonal scenery. You can dangle into the water from above in their 150-centimeter deep standing bath, and their Kurinuki-yu bath made of hollowed-out marble. The sodium - chloride spring is said to help ease muscle pains and burns, as well as promote healthy skin. The open-air bath is open to non-staying visitors who just drop in.

    I have stayed in several ryokan in my previous trip to Japan and this is by far my favourite. It overlooks a river and the place is sparkling clean. Room is big for our party of 5! There are 6...

  • Yamaga Onsen Sakurayu
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    4.0
    86 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Kumamoto Pref. Yamagashi Yamaga 1-1
    This day use hot spring facility is in Yamaga City, Kumamoto Prefecture. It was demolished in 1973, rebuilt in 2012, and is now one of the largest wooden spas on the island of Kyushu. It features a spacious inner bathing area replete with stone and wood, and its free-flowing alkaline simple thermal spring is said to be good for the skin. They also regularly hold special events such as Yamaga Sakurayu kaito Festival, and more.

    昔の面影を残す、雰囲気のある銭湯です。昔はお殿様が入るお風呂だったとか。 地元の人たちが通っている感じでした。 シャンプー等はないので持参必須です。 看板も昭和の香りがして、タイムスリップしたようでした。 お湯の温度もちょうどいいです。 スタッフの方もとても親切でした。

  • Hourei-no-Yu
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    4.5
    63 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Aso City, Kumamoto Prefecture Ogunimachi Nishizato 2917
    This hot spring inn is located in Oguni Town, Aso County. With outdoor reservable private baths and a large open-air bath, it's a great place for a soak while taking in the natural wonders of Aso. The hot spring water is a milky-blue color and the smell of sulfur from geothermal activity drifts through the bath house. Three types of reservable private baths, including hinoki Japanese cypress and stone private baths, make use of coin operated timers.

    熊本県阿蘇郡小国わいた温泉郷にある天然自噴温泉です。ここは、雄大なわいた山の裾野に広がる大自然を望むリーズナブルな温泉宿泊施設。 源泉かけながしのホワイトブルーの温泉でゆっくりと心と体を癒す至福のひとときをお過ごしいただけますよー家族風呂がオススメです。 そしてここにはとっておきの「温泉蒸し」があり入浴中にセットしておけば美味しい蒸し物が出来上がりと色んな楽しみ方がありきっと新たな感動が訪れる...

  • Tamana Spa Tsukasanoyu
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    4.5
    49 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Kumamoto Pref. Tamanashi Ryuganji East Stage 656-1
    This hot spring spa is in Tamana City. The weak alkaline simple hot spring water is clear and colorless, has a velvety feel, and is known for its beautifying properties. The large public bathing area has a dry sauna and five baths including a one made of hinoki cypress. There is also reservable private baths and a variety of relaxation services like aromatherapy and massage.

    Highly recommended for not just Japanese, but for foreign visitors too. Its a gem place in a countryside of Kumamoto. Lots of different type of onsen(hot spring), a reasonably priced food court with...

  • Hinoyama Onsen Dondokoyu
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    3.5
    56 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Kumamoto Pref. Asogunminamiasomura Shimono 135-1
    Approximately a 40 minute drive from the Kumamoto Interchange off of the Kyushu Expressway, this facility boasts the largest acreage in West Japan for a hot springs spa resort, and adjoins the Arden Hotel Aso. In total, the waters for all of the 13 baths, for women and men, are direct flowing sulfate spring waters said to be beneficial for hardening of the arteries, and external cuts. The pride of the resort is its luxurious outdoor garden bath rustically designed with natural trees, and large lava boulders. The restaurant, coin massage corner, and free relaxation lounge are recommended. The shop selling the local Aso vegetables and farm products are also a treat. Lodging guests of the Arden Hotel Aso may bathe as many times as they wish for free.

    There are a few hot spring baths here but all of them are pretty much the same. One is touted as a jacuzzi but it’s just little bit bubbly. No massaging jets or anything like that. There is a sauna...

  • Greenland Hotel Verde
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    3.5
    55 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Kumamoto Pref. Araoshi Honide 1584-24
    This hot spring hotel is part of the Green Land Resort in Arao City, Kumamoto Prefecture. A natural hot spring with alkaline simple properties, it's said to help alleviate nerve pain and muscle soreness. Their indoor bath has an enormous wall of windows, and their Japanese-style open-air bath has an expansive view of the sky. They welcome day visitors, and it's a great place to spend some time after a day at the resort.

    This hotel is centrally located in an area for enjoyment by all ages. Amusement park, games centres and restaurants are within reach by foot. The rental of the hotel is non expensive and provides...

  • Satonoyu Waraku
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    4.0
    41 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Kumamoto Pref. Asogunminamiogunimachi Manganji 6351-1
    This hot spring hotel is in Minamioguni Town, Aso County. They welcome people dropping in to use the baths as well as guests who spend the night. You can unwind in their open-air bath made with large stones, surrounded by trees. The sulfur containing sodium chloride sulfate spring is drawn from the source at Kurokawa Onsen. It is said to help alleviate nerve pain, muscle soreness, and fatigue.

    まるで、映画のセットのような古民家旅館 韓国の大手・サムスンの社長たちや、香港や中国の富裕層、ヨーロッパの旅行者などに愛される黒川温泉の中でもツウな旅館宿。 最も良い点が、 非日常感。 全てを忘れさせるような原風景 秘境の中の、隠れ宿。 料理は、温故知新な和風モダン。 中央の厨房が見えるスタイルで、料理人たちのライブが楽しめる。 遠藤...

  • Asozuru Onsen Lodge Mura
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    4.5
    35 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Kumamoto Pref. Asogunogunimachi Nishizato 2053-64
    This hot spring hotel in Oguni Town, Aso County welcomes people dropping in to use the baths as well as guests who spend the night. Their open-air bath looks out on the nearby Quasi-National Park's natural environment, including Mt. Aso's outer rim. All of their rooms are equipped with natural hot spring baths. When the weather's clear, the starry night sky is amazing. Guests can dine on barbecue and sukiyaki (thin slices of beef cooked with vegetables) on the terrace.

    各部屋に自分で勝手にお湯を張って入れる露天風呂があって面白い!あいにく雨だったので遠くの景色なども見えなくて雨に打たれながら露天風呂に入りました。お天気のいい時だったらどんなに素敵かと残念です。

  • Matsushima Kanko Hotel Misakitei
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    3.0
    47 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Kumamoto Pref. Kamiamakusashi Matsushimamachiaitsu 4710
    This hot spring hotel in Kamiamakusa City, Kumamoto Prefecture is popular with tourists who've come to see the city. It has an open-air bath where you can view the seasonal scenery of their Japanese garden, as well as four open-air reservable private baths, each with its own ambiance. The sodium chloride hot spring water is said to ease rheumatism and movement disorders. They welcome visitors who stop by just to use the baths.

    Stayed one night at Matsushima Kanko Hotel Misakitei on way to Kagoshima. It is located on a small hill next to highway and has a great view of the many small islets in inner sea. The service, food...

  • Kanpo no Yado Aso
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    4.0
    35 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Kumamoto Pref. Asoshi Ichinomiyamachimiyaji 5936
    This hot spring hotel has a panoramic view of Aso Gogaku, the five peaks of Mt. Aso. A stay will let you soak in the baths, dine, and play tennis or ground golf. They have 12 kinds of bathing facilities including an open-air bath, a reclining bath, and an herbal bath. They baths are fed by a hydrogen carbonate - sulfate spring with sodium, calcium, and magnesium is said to help heal burns and cuts, as well as hardening of the arteries. The men's and women's bathing sections alternate daily, and they welcome guests who stop in just for a soak.

    instead of staying at Aso, we decided to go to Miyaji, and stay at the Kanpo no Yado, where we had a room (6th floor) with spectacular view on mount Aso. The hotel is comfortable (tatami-rooms), and...

  • YUTORELO YAMAGA
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    3.5
    37 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Kumamoto Pref. Yamagashi Munakatadori 702
    This hot spring hotel is located in Yamaga City, Kumamoto Prefecture. All of the water in the baths is from an alkaline simple thermal spring flowing freely from the source. It's said to have beautifying properties and be good for the skin. The large public bathing area features an open-air bath encircled with stones. They welcome guests who just come to use the baths, so they see both local visitors and tourists alike.

    コロナウィルスの関係か、土曜日に安い値段で出てたので利用しました。部屋の作りが悪いのか、よほど客の質が悪いのか上の部屋からか隣の部屋からかわかりませんがガタガタと音がひっきりなしに聞こえてきて眠れませんでした。食事は値段が安いので文句は言えませんが質素でした。温泉だけは山鹿特有のトロトロしたお湯でよかったのですが、欲を言えば浴槽を2つに分けて温度の異なるお湯を楽しみたかったです。あと、卓球台とビリ...

  • Komatsuya Nagisakan
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    4.0
    29 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Kumamoto Pref. Kamiamakusashi Oyanomachinaka 10044-3
    This day-use hot spring is in Kamiamakusa City, Kumamoto Prefecture. Its open-air bath has a panoramic view that takes in the sea. Their indoor bathing area with its large window has an impressive view too. The sodium - calcium chloride hot spring water is said to help alleviate nerve pain and muscle soreness.

    We booked this hotel while on the way from Kumamoto to Amakusa before going to Nagasaki via the car ferry using the Onniike line...This hotel was a stop-by in between. The hotel is in d middle of...

  • Kusamakura Onsen Tensui
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    4.0
    26 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Kumamoto Pref. Tamanashi Tensuimachioama 511-1
    This hot spring spa in Tamana City uses 100% natural geothermally heated water for not only bathtubs but also showers. The open-air bath overlooks the Ariake Sea and the Shimabara Peninsula. They also prepare a fruit bath with floating local mandarin oranges when the season's right, and their Kusamakura bath has an ambiance like a scene from Japanese literature(Natsume Soseki’s Kusamakura). This spa's simple alkaline water is said to help alleviate nerve pain, muscle soreness, and joint pain.

    車がないと不便な場所にあるが料金は銭湯並みで安い。お土産コーナーも地元のみかんやら色々と充実している。1日のんびり出来る

  • Spa Thalasso Amakusa
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    4.0
    24 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Kumamoto Kamiamakusa Oyanomachi Kami 732-14
    A large spa complex located on a hill with a sweeping view of the Ariake Sea which combines the natural hot spring waters of Kami-Amakusa with some of the best health and relaxation facilities in the country. The waters of the spa's sodium hydrocarbonate spring are said to treat such ailments as nerve pain, muscle soreness, cuts, and burns, providing bathers with a moment of pure bliss as they take in views of the vast seascape outside. The spa's thalassotherapy pool, which makes use of seawater, is renowned for relaxing both body and mind. The spa's popular restaurant, Kaiseki, serves seasonal cuisine with a focus on seafood from the ocean off Ariake, and diners can enjoy an exceptional meal along with beautiful scenery beyond the windows.

    まぁ、残念な女湯ですが、シャワーも あっち向いてホイするタイプ、止まるの早い、 シャワー黄色じゃないやつはいい感じでしたw 良いとこは、露天風呂景色最高!! 海を眺めながら入れます♥️

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Kumamoto lies in the center of Kyushu, a calm prefecture perfect for easy strolls around the historic center and lazy evenings in the natural hot springs at Kurokawa Onsen. For a slightly more strenuous activity, head to Mount Aso, whose surrounding hills offer hiking opportunities aplenty with views over the active volcano.

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