An introduction of the neighborhood.

Kurokawa Onsen

Here is a popular hot spring resort in Japan.
It is located in the valley along the Tanoharu river. Small Ryokan are built next to each other in the spa town.
Buildings of unified appearance with mud walls and Kawara* roof lined together. Coupled with the surrounding countryside, the atmosphere is like "Japan of the countryside". * Kawara is a kind of japanese Clay Roofing Tile.
Regardless of the day of the week, the feature of this town is the figure that many tourists swagger.

Koibitotachino-Oka(Lover's Hill)

"Hiranodai plateau viewing platform" is commonly called "Lover's Hill." It is located a little bit away from the Kurokawa Onsen town.

Scenery has spread to from Kuju mountain range to Aso. This place has been selected as the "Lovers' Holy Land".

■ Car parks available

Nabegataki waterfall

It is rare to turn to the back side of the waterfall.
It is also famous as a power spot.

Kuju Mountain Range

From the hotel you can expect magnificent Kuju Mountain Range.

A tour of what was the Miyahara Line on the former National Railway

The entire line was abolished in 1984, but the existing concrete bridge was registered as a tangible cultural asset.
The concrete doesn’t feel inorganic, and allows our guests to enjoy the wondrous natural landscapes of Kitasato, and their rustic simplicity.


Kitasato Shibasaburo Memorial Museum

Dr. Sibasaburo Kitasato, a globally known bacteriologist and the pride of Japan, was born in the village of Kitasato, Oguni.
There is also a variety of facilities aside from the museum.


The Highest Pedestrian Suspension Bridge in Japan 390 meters in length, 173 meters in height



The fundamental concept regarding the Ryokan Guest Charge System is based on a per person charge with two meals (dinner + breakfast) within the capacity of 2~8 guests in a room.

 Airline routes

Total estimate: about190min

◎ Please use direct bus or JR from Kurokawa Onsen from Fukuoka airport.
◎ From Kumamoto Airport, take a Kyushu crossing sightseeing bus and get off at Kurokawa Onsen. About 5 minutes by taxi.

 By JR Train

From Osaka or Kyoto

From Hiroshima


A special discount ticket offered by JR railways, geared towards individual foreign tourists.
Ride as many bullet and express trains as you'd like (Nozomi and Mizuho trains excluded) within the given time period!

Accommodation facilities & more details

Internet access No
Internet connection charges No
Pets Allowed No
Onsen hot springs on accommodation Yes


Service & tax
Service charge included
Consumption tax included
SPA tax(150yen) NOT included
※ New Year, Obon ,seasonal periods such as the GW may be subjected to a different price.
Most common charge style Room with breakfast included (per person)
Room with evening meal and breakfast included (per person)
Child A : Kids couse Dinner and Breakfast with futon and amenity 100% of Adult couse.
B : Kids plate Dinner and Breakfast with Futon and amenity 8640 yen.
C : age0~6  1080 yen
Payment Cash
Cancellation ※Cancellation fee
1 week prior: 30% of the room rate
3 day prior: 50% of the room rate
Accomodation day: 100%


Name of accommodation Ryokan Yotsuba
Area YAMAKAWA Onsen(Japan-Kumamoto_Prefecture)
Address Yamakawa1426, Kitazato, Oguni-machi Aso-gun, Kumamoto, 869-2505, Japan
Use international cash cards and credit cards to withdraw Japanese yen!
7-Eleven (Seven Bank ATMs)

Address : 628 Uchinomaki, Aso, Kumamoto Prefecture 869-2301, Japan

Ota-Onsen, Kumamoto
離れの旅館 花心

Kurokawa Onsen(in Kumamoto prefecture)is always bustling with tourists. This ryokan stands quietly nearby, in Ota Onsen.
All guest rooms are separated in individual pet-friendly cottage-like houses equipped with private onsen baths using 100% fresh hot spring water.
The hotel, located in the middle of a forest, embodies a dreamy space characterized by the personality of the female owner.
Aso grown Wagyu beef enjoys a very good reputation too.

Yufuin-Onsen, Oita
Oyado Kotori No Tayori
お宿 小鳥のたより

The Onsen Resort with separated facilities for lodging and bathing, among others, scattered over a well sized land plot in Yufuin Onsen.
The hotel uses 100% fresh hot spring water from a private source with an ample supply. Private open-air onsen for all guests, along with a number of guest rooms equipped with their own open-air onsen.
The dinner consists of a unique selection of creative cuisine that blends Japanese and Western styles.
A location with a rich view that includes a close up of Mt. Yufudake, a symbol of the onsen region.

旅館 和み月

It is an inn in Beppu Onsen in Oita Prefecture.
All the rooms have an outdoor bath.
Hot spring is hot water of beautiful skin of sourced with source.
Fusion cuisine full of seafood and vegetables.
Because it is a good location 7 minutes by car from Beppu Station, it is also ideal for sightseeing access such as "Beppu Hell Tour".

Yufuin-Onsen, Oita
由布岳一望の宿 美星 (きらら)

It is a hot spring inn in Yufuin Onsen in Oita Prefecture.
All rooms have 100% free flowing hot spring open-air bath.
It is an inn that boasts the night view of Yufuin and the view of Yufu.