Accommodations / Hot Spring Spots in Yatsushiro / Minamata / Kuma Area

  • Hitoyoshi Onsen Shirasagiso
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    4.5
    15 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Kumamoto Hitoyoshi-shi Shimobayashimachi 2647-2
    "A hot spring hotel located about a 10-minute drive from Hitoyoshi Interchange on the Kyushu Expressway. Visitors enjoy the hot spring water flowing continuously from the source. The spring is also known as ""Bijin-no-yu"" and ""Kodakara-no-yu."" The sodium chloride hydrogen carbonate water leaves the skin feeling soft and slippery to the touch. It's a well-known hot spring, used widely by locals and those from further away, both within and outside the prefecture. Its Japanese restaurant overlooks the spring water pond, selected as one of the 100 Best Springs in Kumamoto Prefecture. The eatery is a good place to try Hitoyoshi Kuma's local cuisine, including sweetfish, yamame trout, and carp. Both banquet and private rooms are available, making it great for a variety of occasions."

    Fabulous 100-year-old Ryokan. Wildlife and scenery in the area is wonderful, including cranes fishing in the lake. Nice traditional onsen. Great welcome and great food! Very helpful. They called me...

  • Tsunagi Onsen Shikisai
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    4.0
    9 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Kumamoto Pref. Ashikitaguntsunagimachi Iwaki 435
    A day trip hot spring bathhouse located in Tsunagi Town, Ashikita District, Kumamoto Prefecture. The bathhouse' vaunted scenic outdoor bath is reached via a ride on a retro monorail; built halfway up a cliff, bathers can enjoy a 270 degree panoramic view of downtown Tsunagi and the Yatsushiro Sea. The waters of the bathhouse' mildly alkaline simple spring are said to treat such ailments as nerve pain, stiff shoulders, sensitivity to cold, and fatigue. These muddy, light brown waters are also used in the bathhouse' four family baths. People say you can soak in the outdoor bath all day without getting tired of it. Due to its high position, it is also famous as a sightseeing destination.

    初めて利用させて頂きました! 安かったのでそれ程期待していなかったので、着いてから家族風呂を利用しました! 大人は400円で幼児は無料で私が障害者なので300円で我が家は大人2人と幼児2人で700円で入場出来て家族風呂が1時間1000円で安く入れて良かったです! 何度も入りに来たいです!

  • Hitoyoshi Hot Springs Inn Nabeyahonkan Ryokan
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    5.0
    1 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Kumamoto Pref. Hitoyoshishi Kokonokamachi 22-2
    This veteran Hitoyoshi Onsen hot spring inn was established in 1829. All of the water in the baths is from a weakly alkaline simple thermal spring flowing freely from the source. Its soft water is gentle on the skin and known for its beautifying properties. The main bathing area features a granite bathtub, great for unwinding and easing your fatigue away.

    おひなランチ、刺身定食を食べました。 フリードリンク付きで、1550円でした、 球磨川を見てゆっくり出来ました。 お料理も美味しかったです。

  • Healthy Park Ashikita
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    4.0
    1 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Kumamoto Ashikita-gun Ashikitamachi Yunoura 253
    This bathhouse is supplied by the Yunoura Onsen, a hot spring with a long history whose existence was already known in the Hoki era (around 770). Customers can enjoy the 10 types of baths as well as additional, highly diverse bath facilities such as a walking bath, hydro bath, and sprawling bath. The waters of the bathhouse' mildly alkaline simple spring are said to treat such ailments as nerve pain, sensitivity to cold, and bruises. Poetry paintings by artist Tomihiro Hoshino are displayed in the second floor Ashikita Furusato Gallery.

    国道3号線の湯浦町にある温泉施設内の食堂です。近くの御立岬で汗みどろになって子供たちが遊んだので、ここに立ち寄り入浴させました。入浴料金も安く助かりました。風呂に入ってお腹もすいたので、ここで食事をして帰福しました。芦北カレー街道にあるので、子供はカレーライス、夫婦でカレーうどんをいただきました。カレーうどんのルーは、トロッとした感じでやや辛口です。なかなか美味しかったですが、汗をかきすぎて、もう...

  • Otachimisaki Onsen Center
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    3.0
    1 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Kumamoto Ashikita-gun Ashikitamachi Tanouramachi 124
    This hot spring bathhouse is located in the center of Otachimisaki Park. From the outdoor bath facing the Shiranui Sea, customers can enjoy a sweeping view encompassing blue ocean and the islands of Amakusa. The waters of the bathhouse' sodium spring promote warmth retention and are said to treat such ailments as nerve pain and muscle soreness. Many people come here not just to alleviate everyday fatigue but also as a stopover on the way home after playing sports or engaging in leisure activities. The bathhouse also has a shop which carries vegetables and local specialty products from Ashikita Town.

    御立岬海水浴場で海水浴をした後に利用いました。海水浴場から車で2、3分の場所にあるんで便利なのですが濡れたまま車に乗り、移動して温泉は少し面倒でした。隣接していると便利かと思います。温泉は少し塩気を感じました。

  • Hotel Hana no Shou (Yu no Kura)
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Kumamoto Pref. Hitoyoshishi Higashiaidashimomachi Yoneyama 3316
    This hot spring hotel in Hitoyoshi City, Kumamoto Prefecture welcomes day visitors as well as overnight guests. The weakly alkaline spring is gentle on the skin and is known its beautifying properties. Facilities include a large stone bath, a sauna, and an open-air bath that overlooks the city. Their six reservable private baths with Japanese-style decor are popular too.
  • Itsuki Onsen Yumeuta
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Kumamoto Kuma-gun Itsukimura Ko 2672-54
    This natural hot spring bathhouse adjoins Roadside Station Komoriuta no Sato Itsuki. The waters of the bathhouse' mildly alkaline simple spring are renowned for treating such ailments as joint pain, chronic illnesses, and rheumatism. The neat and clean bathhouse is replete with an outdoor bath, jacuzzi, and electric bath, as well as a sauna which makes use of deep sea stone from Finland, and a high grade ubame oak charcoal steam bath. Here customers can relax to their heart's content while gazing at seasonal natural beauty.
  • Ebisu no Yu
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    Kumamoto Kuma-gun Taragi Machi Taragi 1561
    This bathhouse, located near Kumagawa Railway Taragi Station can be identified by its golden statue of the god Ebisu situated at the intersection. Here customers can enjoy dry and steam saunas, a private family bath, a walking bath, and an outdoor bath. In addition to bathing facilities, it has a reception hall capable of accommodating up to 100 people, all of which are available to customers at a reasonable price.
  • Sagarahan Ganjoji Onsen
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    Kumamoto Hitoyoshi-shi Ganjojimachi 402-1
    A public hot spring located about five minutes on foot from Sagarahan Ganjoji Station. In a building with an old-fashioned atmosphere, guests bathe in a mildly alkaline bicarbonate salt spring. The distinctive gourd-shaped tub has rounded larger and smaller parts. The lightly colored water has a reputation for helping heal cuts and alleviate nerve pain, as well as improving gastrointestinal disorders when consumed. It also smooths the skin, and many put in on their faces in place of lotion when getting out of the bath. There's a vegetable shop beside the break room, and the facility is a popular spot where the locals go to mingle.
  • Ukeba Onsen Hanatebako
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    Kumamoto Hitoyoshi-shi Nakagamimachi Shiromoto 1044
    A public bath in the countryside near the Kuma River, one of the three fastest rivers in Japan. It has a unique outdoor bath made from one of the boats that ply the river. The tub brims with simple hot spring water that's gentle on the skin, leaving it smooth and soft. With a cascade bath and a sauna, it's a great place to unwind and enjoy a soak.
  • Tsutsumi Onsen
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Kumamoto Hitoyoshi-shi
    Founded in 1921, this is the oldest public bath in Hitoyoshi. It's an important gathering spot for the locals to this day. It has a retro feel without anyone onsite managing it; you leave the bathing fee in the box provided. The two maple-patterned tile bathtubs are separated by a divider. The sodium hydrogen carbonate chloride spring is known for the fine bubbles that collect on the skin, leaving it silky smooth. Sengetsu Shuzo next door manufactures and sells authentic shochu Japanese spirits.
  • Yunotsuru Onsen Hoken Center Hotarunoyu
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    Kumamoto Minamata-shi Yude 1532-2
    A hot spring health center at Yunotsuru Onsen, famous for its curative waters. Enjoy its high-quality simple sulfur spring in a calm atmosphere imbued with the pleasant fragrance of wood. Legend says Yunotsuru Onsen was discovered 700 years ago when the Heike fugitives saw an injured crane soaking there. Selected as one of the New 100 Japanese Hot Springs, it's called Bijin-no-Yu for its extremely high-water quality. With a shop selling lots of local specialties and a free break area, it's known as a great place to unwind.
  • Sakamoto Onsen Center Kureon
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    Kumamoto Yatsushiro-shi Sakamotomachi Kawatake 1091
    This hot spring bathhouse is tucked away in the hills and surrounded by nature a bit up from the Kuma River, one of Japan's three fastest rivers. It's equipped with a spacious indoor bath, an outdoor bath, a sauna, and a family bath. The wooden facility has a warm and cozy ambiance. The outdoor bath in a grove of trees has a sense of freedom that makes you feel at one with nature. Fare ranging from meal sets to wild game is available at the on-site restaurant.
  • Yatsushiro Sencho Kenko Onsen Center
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    Kumamoto Yatsushiro-shi Senchomachi Shinmuta 1433
    A hot spring bathhouse located in the Patoria Sencho complex with its cultural and community welfare centers. It's located about five minutes by car from Shin-Yatsushiro Station and features hot spring water flowing freely from the source. The slightly cloudy saline spring has a reputation for helping alleviate nerve pain and chronic dermatitis. It has a variety of tubs for visitors to enjoy, including a large indoor bath, bubbling bath, cascade bath, electric bath, and sauna.
  • Toyo Exchange Center Seseragi
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    Kumamoto Yatsushiro-shi Toyomachi Minami 1051-1
    "A complex that promotes ""nature, healing, and food."" It has a natural hot spring, a vegetable restaurant, and a vegetable stand selling produce direct from local farmers. Except for the main bath, all the baths on the second floor Kakenagashi Tennen Onsen Yume Akari facility are fed by hot spring water flowing freely from the source. The simple alkaline water is gentle on the skin and non-irritating, so it's refreshing for body and mind. The large indoor bath has a high ceiling and is equipped with three bathtubs with varying temperatures. They also prepare seasonal soaking opportunities such as ginger and yuzu baths. Their shops sell prepared and original products featuring ginger, a Toyo-machi specialty."
  • Shinonsen
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    4.5
    16 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Kumamoto Hitoyoshi-shi Koyamachi 80-2

    There is just a bath, no shower. The name of Shinonsen means new hot spring, but this onsen seems to have a history more than 90 years. All facilities are at that time. So it is really...

  • Hinaguonsensentabampeiyu
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    4.0
    27 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Kumamoto Pref. Yatsushiroshi Hinagunakamachi 316

    This bathing facility is a symbol of Hinagu. Inside, there are two different kinds of public bath; Honyu and Bampeiyu. The entrance for Honyu is just ca. $2. On the ground floor, there is a shop to...

  • Hana Maki Onsen
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    5.0
    11 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Kumamoto Hitoyoshi-shi Shimoharadamachi 1518

    人吉の市街地から離れた場所にある温泉。九州温泉道88湯にも選ばれている温泉です。人吉には珍しい炭酸泉。温泉はとろみがあって、泡つきもあります。家族風呂もいくつかあります。地元の方がたくさんこられていました。とてもいい温泉です。

  • Yunoko Umi to Yuyake
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    4.5
    43 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    1213 Osako, Minamata-shi, Kumamoto Prefecture Yatsushiro

    This hotel takes advantage of the harbour location. The hotel room was spacious. The bathroom was well laid out, but I did not use it because of the onsen or hot spring baths in the hotel. The...

  • Toyoko Inn Shin-Yatsushiro Ekimae
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    3.5
    48 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    4790-1, Kamihioki-machi Yatsushiro-shi Kumamoto

    Had opportunity to stay here for a job trip recently. All I can say is i enjoyed my stay. The staff are polite. I went out and left my watch on the bed by mistake. When I came back. The watch was on...

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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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