6月 26, 2019
10 Best Recommended Hotels and Inns You Must Stay in Kumamoto!
Kyushu area is chosen by many people as a sightseeing destination. and each prefecture of this area is packed with its unique highlights. When it comes to traveling, most of the time attractions and local specialty foods are mainly focused, but choosing the right accommodation is really important. High satisfaction with hotel leads to high satisfaction with traveling itself. These are the list of the 10 Best Recommended Hotels and Inns You Must Stay in Kumamoto. Check it when you plan to travel to Kumamoto!
Yu no Sato Crayon
“Yu no Sato Crayon” is a newly built Japanese Inn at Shimoda Onsen located at the western edge of Amakusa. This is a unique inn with just five guest room houses. There is no other inns like this in Amakusa.
Their breakfast is also big, and it comes with excellent miso soup cooked with a lobster head. Tastes fantastic and the flavor of the lobster is amazing. This place would make you happy and give you a feeling that you are really in Amakusa, Kumamoto.
Name: Yu no Sato Crayon
Address: 1394-3, Shomoda Kita, Amakusa-machi, Amakusa City, Kumamoto
Access: 40-minute drive from Amakusa Airport
Map: map to Yu no Sato Crayon
“Bettei Soan” is an annex facility of “Hotel Yume Shizuku”. Located close to a road station of Minami Aso, “Aso Nozomi no Sato Kugino”. A breathtaking view of the Aso five Mountains can be seen from there.
Both dinner and breakfast are served in the room, so guests can fully enjoy their private time. The onsen spring of this place is thick with abundant metasilicic acid, and each bathroom is uniquely made such as the one made to look like a stage of Japanese traditional performance, Noh-gaku. Also, there is the one made with wood materials that were actually used for shochu (Japanese distilled spirits) barrels. It would be fun to try a different house when you visit again. Soan’s guests can use a large onsen facility of “Yume Shizuku” for free. Stay at this place for a while and enjoy your relaxing time.
Name: Bettei Soan
Address: 5-56, Kain, Minami Aso Mura, Aso Gun, Kumamoto
Access: 8-minute drive from Aso Shimoda-jo Fureai Onsen Station
Map: map to Bettei Soan
Hotel Nikkō Kumamoto
This hotel is located in the heart of Kumamoto, and close to Kumamoto castle too. Its convenient location and the best quality service would make guests happy for sure. There is a nice special ambience already at the lobby. There are some rooms from which Kumamoto castle being under reconstruction can be seen.
At their breakfast buffet, a wide variety of delicious dishes are on offer. They also serve an omelet freshly made by a chef in front of you, which can be a great entertainment. Recently, business hotels are getting better, but this descent hotel guarantees highest quality service. Use this hotel when you travel to Kumamoto.
Name: Hotel Nikkō Kumamoto
Address: 2-1, Kamitōri-cho, Chūō-ku, Kumamoto City, Kumamoto
Access: 10-minute from Kumamoto Station
Map: map to Hotel Nikkō Kumamoto
“Kinparo” is a three-floor wooden built inn located at Hinagu Onsen close to Yatsushiro City in the southern Kumamoto. Established over 100 years ago, and designated as a National Registered Tangible Cultural Property. Guests can enjoy the elegant beauty of wooden architecture.
While they maintain their facility as a cultural property, they don’t stop evolving. The entrance hall, corridors, pillars and every part of this inn are perfectly taken care of, and the inside the building looks like a beautiful artwork. Though Hinagu Onsen itself is said to have been a little quiet these days, this place is worth staying. Book this hotel when you visit Kumamoto.
Address: 336-3, Kaminishi-machi, Hinagu, Tatsushiro City, Kumamoto
Access: 12-minute walk from Hinagu Onsen Station
Map: map to Kinparō
Hotel Alegria Gardens Amakusa
When you drive a seaside road from Kumamoto City, you will see a resort hotel on a hill at the opposite shore. Its name is “Hotel Alegria Gardens Amakusa”, which looks like a castle on the hill. The hotel’s site is 50000 sqm (about 12 acres) large, and its roof is orange, which reminds of Spanish roof tiles. From the glass walls of the spacious lobby, Amakusa’s navy blue ocean can be seen. That would definitely boost the feeling of the resort.
There is a bathing beach in front of the hotel, so it is very convenient to get there. It is a shallow beach and safety nets against jellyfish are set during the summer. Perfect place to play. Of course, at this hotel, guests can enjoy Amakusa’s fresh delicious seafoods. It is a nice resort hotel that makes guests happy with excellent service and environment.
Name: Hotel Alegria Gardens Amakusa
Address: 996, Hirose, Hondo-machi, Amakusa City, Kumamoto
Access: 15-minute drive from Amakusa Airport
Map: map to Hotel Alegria Gardens Amakusa
Auberge Mori no Atelier Minami Aso Luna Observatory
This place is an intermediate accommodation between hotel and guest house. Located close to Shirakawa spring source in Minami Aso, and attached to Kyushu’s one of the biggest astronomical observatory. Every night, a live guide tour is held by their star expert concierge using the astronomical telescope. Aso is a perfect place to stargaze. Stars can be seen really clearly at this area.
The exterior of this place is also nice and unique. It is like a Ghibli movie. At “Mori no Atelier [atelier of forest]”, it feels like there is a different world and time passes more slowly. Very fantastic place for both star lovers and those who are not to enjoy a relaxing moment.
Name: Minami Aso Luna Observatory Auberge Mori no Atelier
Address: 1810, Shirakawa, Minami Aso Mura, Aso Gun, Kumamoto
Access: 12-minute drive from Takamori Station
Map: map to Minami Aso Luna Observatory Auberge Mori no Atelier
“Sozan-kyō” is a long standing traditional Japanese ryokan inn. This place is really famous in Kumamoto, but is not just a simple old inn. It seems that they are trying to make this place the “Real Cool Japanese ryokan inn”.
Despite being located at a relatively busy area of Uchimaki Onsen, inside the inn, it is somehow quiet. There is a stylish “Roof Top Bar” on the roof floor. Ideal inn to stay. Why not trying this place?
Address: 145, Uchimaki, Aso City, Kumamoto
Access: 10-minute drive from Aso Station
Map: map to Sozan-kyo
“Takefue” is a hidden house-like accommodation with 12 guestroom houses scattered in the large (about 3 acres) property. Located at “Shirakawa Onsen” which is 5-minute drive from famous Kurokawa Onsen. Being surrounded by a bamboo forest, the words “secretly in the woods” really fit.
Ice cream and drinks of the fridge, corridor, and private outside bath are free. You should try their water, milk, and ice cream, which are original productions of Takefue. It is highly recommended to check in early and enjoy the long stay as much as possible. Perfect place to stay for your anniversary. Make a plan to visit Takefue.
Address: 5725, Manganji, Minami Oguni Machi, Aso Gun, Kumamoto
Access: 40-minute drive from Miyaji Station
Map: map to Takefue
Mo no Hana
Inside Kumamoto City, there is a nice retro modern style inn,”Mo no Hana”. Located at the edge of “Ezuko (lake)” created by water abundantly gushing out. This place is not easy to find, but is really quiet despite of its urban location. There is an elegant ambience, and the guestrooms have retro Taisho era style interiors. From the window, a beautiful view of a shining lake in the rich natural environment can be seen. The madam’s wonderful hospitality mind for guests can be found everywhere.
Their original dishes are highly admired and many repeaters visit for them. There is not onsen bath, but two types of herb baths are on offer. Perfect inn for those who want to both easy access and tranquil atmosphere. Enjoy your happy relaxing moment.
Name: Mo no Hana
Address: 6-74, Kuwamizu Honmachi, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto City, Kumamoto
Access: 8-minute walk from Shōgyō Kōkō Mae Station
Map: map to Mo no Hana
Yu no Kura
In the northern area of Kumamoto prefecture, there is a fantastic onsen called Hirayama Onsen behind Sanga Onsen. While Sanga Onsen is considered as a center stage, Hirayama Onsen is a hidden place surrounded by a beautiful natural environment. This area is really popular for its quality spring water, which is called a natural moisturizer. Hirayama Onsen has been loved as a therapeutic bath with its thick spring water which is also called hot spring for beauty. On a hill of the Hirayama Onsen, there is a very popular inn, “Yu no Hana”. This inn is always packed with not only visitors for staying but also with local people for one day visiting.
Each of their guest rooms has a private outside bath, and makes you feel like something nostalgic you have forgotten is coming back. Their interiors including lighting arrangement are really elegant and stylish. They also serve excellent food. Great place for those who want to stay relax being surrounded by a rural ambience.
Name: Oyado Yu no Kura
Address: 5255-2, Hirayama, Yamaga City, Kumamoto
Access: 35-minute drive from Konoha Station
Map: map to Oyado Yu no Kura
Stay at Best Recommended Hotels in Kumamoto!
How did you like it? This article was about the 10 Best Recommended Hotels and Inns You Must Stay in Kumamoto. Every hotels and inns mentioned above is really famous in Kumamoto. They would definitely make you happy. Kumamoto has many famous attractions and delicious local specialty foods. It is a fun place to travel. Visit and enjoy Kumamoto.