Where to stay in Kyushu

Ryokan - Japanese style accommodation

*All prices shown below are per person with dinner & breakfast, based on two people sharing a room.
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  • Sanso Tensui
    Amagase Onsen / Oita
    from £145

    The ryokan is located in rural area of Hita city and offers traditional Japanese style accommodation with luxuries and comfort, some of them are with private open-air baths. There are 4 communal open-air baths (2 each for male and female) with picturesque landscape of the surrounding nature and waterfall nearby which will provide guests very relaxing bath time. Guests can also look forward to Japanese Kaiseki dinner using local fresh ingredients and great hospitality at this ryokan.

    601 Oaza-Sakuradake, Amagase-machi, Hita city, Oita prefecture 879-4201

  • Kayausagi
    Hita-Kotohira Onsen / Oita
    from £140

    The traditional ryokan situated in Hita city, surrounded by unspoiled nature. Approx 60min drive from Fukuoka and 30mins drive from Yufuin, 10 min by car from Hita station. There are rooms in main Japanese country style building and some private villas. You may enjoy to sit around ‘IRORI (a traditional Japanese sunken hearth) which was used for cooking or keeping the room warm in old-time.

    1529-1 Kotohira-machi, Hita city, Oita Prefecture 877-0054

  • Ryokan Sanga
    Kurokawa Onsen / Kumamoto
    from £138

    As a member of ‘Japan Association of secluded Hot Spring Inns’, Ryokan Sanga is located in an onsen village, Kurokawa which are surrounded by forests along a mountain stream. Trees bud in Spring, deep green surrounds the area in Summer, leaves change color in Autumn, and silent snow falls in Winter. Surround yourself in the beauty of Japan’s nature. Relax in soothing ‘onsen (hot springs)’. Enjoy warm hospitality at Ryokan Sanga.

    6961-1 Manganji Minamioguni, Aso District, Kumamoto Prefecture 869-2402

  • Takefue
    Shirakawa ‘Gensen (source of spring)’, near Kurokawa Onsen / Kumamoto
    from £308

    There are only 12 private villas within spacious 32 acres of rich nature land nestled in the bamboo forest. Experience superb hospitality and fantastic surroundings which hardly found anywhere else.
    All of the rooms have different style of own bath to enjoy ‘private space’. It is truly ideal ryokan to stay for those who look for a perfect place to be away from hustle and bustle of cities or hectic life.

    5725-1 Oaza-Manganji, Oguni-machi, Aso-gun, Kumamoto prefecture 869-2402

  • Hoshino Resorts KAI Aso
    Aso ‘shin (new)’ Onsen / Oita
    from £305

    Hoshino Resorts KAI Aso is located in Kokonoe area in Oita and overlooking the five peaks of Mt. Aso. All 12 deluxe villa suite have their own open-air hot spring bath. Relax in the magnificence of natural surroundings and an exhilarating sense of privacy.

    628-6 Senomoto, Yutsubo, Kokonoe-machi, Kusu-gun, Oita Prefecture 879-4912

  • Kiyasuya
    Sujiyu Onsen / Oita
    from £115

    Sujiyu Onsen is located at the foot of Mt. Waita with 1,000m altitude and it is a part of Kuju National Park. The Onsen village have been there since 17th century. This Ryokan is a member of ‘Japan Association of secluded Hot Spring Inns’ and offers traditional Japanese-style accommodation with a private open-air bath and tasty meals carefully prepared with selected local seasonal and natural additive-free ingredients along with Japanese country style hospitality. Guests will enjoy truly authentic Japanese ryokan experience here.

    527 Yutsubo Sujiyuonsen, Kokonoe-machi, Kusu-gun, Oita Prefecture 879-4912

  • Shugetsu
    Sujiyu Onsen / Oita
    from £160

    Another traditional ryokan located in Sujiyu Onsen village. All rooms in this ryokan are with twin beds and Japanese tatami mats room (Western-Japanese mixed style room) with private open-air bath. Beautiful ‘Kaiseki’ dinner and Japanese style breakfast are prepared with local seasonal fresh ingredients.

    528 Yutsubo, Kokonoe-machi, Kusu-gun, Oita Prefecture 879-4912

  • Yufunogo Saigakukan
    Yufuin Onsen / Oita
    from £120

    This ryokan is proud of the location that allow the guests to experience the greatest view of the picturesque twin peaks of Mount Yufu. The Onsen (hot spring water) at this ryokan drawn from the source directly make your skin, body and feel beautiful and traditional ‘Kaiseki’ dinner prepared by skilled chef with fresh ingredients from local are other reasons for the guests to come back to this ryokan again and again.

    2378-1 Yufuincho Kawakami, Yufu city, Oita Prefecture 879-5102

  • Sansou Murata
    Yufuin Onsen / Oita
    from £358

    Sansou Murata is located at the foot of Mt Yufu. The specialty of this Ryokan is in the perfect marriage of the traditional and modern architecture recreating something new. The meals including sweets served here are also outstanding. This ryokan, therefore is one of the most difficult one to book in Yufuin due to high demand and many repeaters.

    1264-2 Kawakami, Yufuin-cho, Yufu city, Oita prefecture 879-5102

  • Yufuin Sanso Warabino
    Yufuin Onsen / Oita
    from £173

    5 min. by car from Yufuin station. The ryokan is surrounded by trees and bamboos in untouched forests. All 10 Japanese style private villas have a half open air bath. Japanese garden-like communal open air bath is also available. 
    Elaborate and creative dishes made with fresh local products will be served at dinner time.

    952 Kawakita,Yufuin-cho, Yufu city, Oita Prefecture 879-5114

  • Nihon no Ashitaba
    Yufuin Onsen / Oita
    from £203

    This Rokan is located 7 min by car from Yufuin station, surrounded by beautiful nature and has only 11 private villas, 
    some offers a gracious Japanese sense of beauty, while others offer a combination of Asian and European architecture in very large luxurious space and four different hot spring onsens can be hired for private use.

    918-18 Kawakita, Yufuin-cho, Yufu city, Oita prefecture 879-5114

  • Shiragiku
    Beppu Onsen / Oita
    from £135

    This ryokan conveniently located 10 min walk from Beppu station. Hot springs for all bathes are flowing directly from the original source of this ryokan. The ryokan is proud of swimming pool size indoor bath made with Japanese cypress and huge open air bath. The ryokan also offers delicious cuisine and warm hospitality.

    16-36, Kamitanoyu-machi, Beppu city, Oita Prefecture 874-0908

  • Shinsen
    Takachiho / Miyazaki
    from £246

    Takachiho is a small town where gods dwell and this ryokan is located. It is a hideaway imbued with the fantastic atmosphere of this sacred land and 5 min. drive to spectacular Takachiho Gorge, the main attraction of the town. All hallways are covered with tatami mats to create relaxing ambience with Japanese way. A moment in the beautiful Japanese garden on the premises make you away from everyday life. Majority of rooms are with private open-air bath (although it is not onsen resort) and guests can enjoy delicious ‘kaiseki’ dinner and warm hospitality.

    1127-5 Mitai, Takachiho-cho, Nishiusuki-gun, Miyazaki Prefecture 882-1101

  • Myoken Ishiharaso
    Myoken (Kirishima) Onsen / Kagoshima
    from £166

    Myoken Ishiharaso is located in Myoken Onsen in Kirishima along the Amorigawa river and surrounded by forests of Japanese cedars and other trees. It is an idyllic hideaway for those who are looking for quiet and peaceful place to stay.
    There are three different open-air baths, one of them is just right to the river and others can be hired privately with fees. Accommodation in annex building ‘Ishikura’ have private open-air bath attached. There are also 5 different  Japanese style rooms in main building. The great taste of Kagoshima cuisine will be served at dinner time.

    4376 Kareigawa, Hayato-cho, Kirishima city, Kagoshima prefecture 899-5113

  • Hakusuikan
    Ibusuki Onsen / Kagoshima
    from £175

    It is a ryokan of Gosho-zukuri style building with corridors, built and decorated with much cypress and marble. It is a prominent Japanese ryokan with beautifully painted ceilings and fusuma sliding doors. It stands on a beach. It has a variety of baths, Genroku-buro reproducing the history of Ibusuki's special Sunamushi-buro or hot sand bath, an outdoor bath, a sauna and more.

    12126-12 Higashikata, Ibusuki-shi, Kagoshima Prefecture 891-0404

  • Yoyokaku
    Karatsu / Saga
    from £145

    This is the traditional family owned Japanese style inn with a history going back 120 years, located in Karastu, nearby Karatsu Castle and Genkainada sea. This ryokan attracts many artists and celebrities from all over the world and a French diving legend, Jacques Mayol was among them. All buildings, gardens and rooms on the premises are simple Japanese-style, carefully maintained. This ryokan is also well-known for its high quality of Japanese Kaiseki dinner and a great gallery of work by world-renowned potter Takashi Nakazato.

    2-4-40 Higashi-Karatsu, Karatsu city, Saga Prefecture 847-0017