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Welcoming guests since 1695, the oldest hot-spring bath ryokan in the area and only a 2-minute walk from the Unzen Jigokudani Hot Springs, Yumoto Hotel offers nonsmoking rooms with Japanese futon beds... We loved the housekeeping staff who kindly told us about a festival and took us there. The private outdoor onsen was beautiful. The staff were very accommodating of our English and lack.of Japanese. They were lovely to our 3 and 5 year old children and we weren't made to feel like a nuisance. Thank you, Yumoto Hotel. We love your staff and we love Unzen!
Unzen Iwaki Ryokan offers public indoor/outdoor hot-spring baths and traditional multi-course meals. Guests sleep in Japanese-style rooms and free Wi-Fi is available at the lobby. Room was very comfortable. The in-room / outdoor onsen was also amazing. Food served was really really good. Staff didn’t speak all that much English, but it wasn’t a problem. Their customer service was so good, we really didn’t need to do much communication anyway. Location right in the center of Unzen was excellent
At Unzen Fukudaya, guests can enjoy public indoor/outdoor hot-spring baths and relaxing massages. Free wired internet is provided in all rooms, while the lobby provides free Wi-Fi. Friendly and helpful staff. Love the onsens and the way they rotate between for men and women, so it gives you a chance to try more than one baths.
Located in the middle of Unzen National Park's hot spring area, the Unzen Sky Hotel features indoor and outdoor natural hot spring baths, a Japanese restaurant and a souvenir shop. Excellent location with a beautiful and impressive view of the hells from my room! I appreciated the tiny couch in the room too. There was a teapot and tea so I could sit and enjoy the view in the morning. The hot springs at the hotel were very nice too--both indoor and outdoor portions.
Boasting a top-floor hot-spring bath with fantastic harbor views, Yukai Resort Unzen Hotel Toyokan is a 10-minute walk from Unzen Spa House. Massages and a sauna can also be enjoyed. This hotel with the 'old-looking' exterior looks surprisingly luxurious the moment you step in. A pleasant surprise indeed. Next to the check in counter, there is a wide selection of Yukata (casual kimono) for women, men and kids that you can pick based on your height. Lots of food and varieties at the buffet breakfast and dinner. Highly recommended. Onsen is clean with great view of the mountains for both inside and outdoor pools. Central location in the small town and walking distance to Unzen Jigoku, cafes, restaurants, mini-mart, wine shop, etc.
Featuring free WiFi, Jyokiya offers accommodations in Unzen. Every room is equipped with a flat-screen TV. You will find a kettle in the room. All rooms come with a shared bathroom. We loved this place. ..it was so Japanese!! I know that might sound odd, but just having come from Tokyo where we stayed in hostels, it was lovely to arrive to slippers at the entrance, a choice of yukata for the onsen, and a tatami-matted room for us to lay our futons in. Very friendly helpful staff helped us make sense of it all. Obama is great.....steam rising from every crack and a strong smell of sulphur which you become immune to surprisingly quickly.
Located in Unzen, a 19-minute walk from Unzen National Park, Minshuku Unzen features air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi. Large (6 tatami) room with small vestibule and annex/dressing room. Decent view. Comfortable futon. Great location to explore Unzen. Staff tried to be helpful. Quieter than your average hostel. Good TV in the room. No curfew (semi-unusual for a hostel) Shared fridge downstairs is handy.
Currently being renovated and opening in May 2018, Unzen Kyushu Hotel is a minute's walk from Unzen Jigoku and an 18-minute walk from Unzen National Park. The ryokan features luggage storage space. Hotel management was very understanding of our situation which happened on the day of check in. Thank you. Both dinners exceeded expectations - highlights included abalone one night and lobster the other night. Fantastic, Japanese painting-like scenery from the room. Terrific room setup and very clean. Hotel was fully booked but you don't feel it - enjoyed the privacy. Great lounge areas. They also provide postcards for you to send to family and friends.
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Boasting various hot spring baths and a classic Karahafu-style façade, Shunyokan offers traditional Japanese-style accommodations in Unzen. I liked their kindness for serving non-seafood breakfast.
Surrounded by nature, Unzen Kanko Hotel offers an accommodations in a historic building registered as a tangible cultural property. Free Wi-Fi is provided at all areas.
Boasting a top-floor hot-spring bath with fantastic harbor views, Yukai Resort Unzen Hotel Toyokan is a 10-minute walk from Unzen Spa House. Massages and a sauna can also be enjoyed. This hotel with the 'old-looking' exterior looks surprisingly luxurious the moment you step...
Welcoming guests since 1904, Unzen Yumei Hotel offers natural hot-spring baths in the middle of Unzen National Park. The traditional rooms include a private bathroom and Japanese futon beds. Near to Mount Unzen, with onsen.
Welcoming guests since 1695, the oldest hot-spring bath ryokan in the area and only a 2-minute walk from the Unzen Jigokudani Hot Springs, Yumoto Hotel offers nonsmoking rooms with Japanese futon beds... We loved the housekeeping staff who kindly told us about a festival and took us there.
At Tsutaya Ryokan, guests can refresh in the public indoor/outdoor hot-spring baths or reserve private open-air hot-spring baths, which are located on the rooftop and features views of Tachibana Bay. Location was so great in the center of the Hot Spring place just a minute walk to restrants,...
Unzen Iwaki Ryokan offers public indoor/outdoor hot-spring baths and traditional multi-course meals. Guests sleep in Japanese-style rooms and free Wi-Fi is available at the lobby. Room was very comfortable. The in-room / outdoor onsen was also amazing.
Located within 5 miles of Mizuho Onsen Millennium Hot Spring and 11 miles of Shimabara Arena, 割烹旅館 観月荘 provides rooms with air conditioning and a shared bathroom in Unzen.
Nice place to hike. Plenty of greenery even in December. Not so pleasant if it rains. Hiking nearer the ridge may not be suitable to those who are not so fit as it can get quite steep. Using the ropeway could ease the trip a bit for those who have some health challenges.
Suitable place for relaxation and hot springs, The accessibility is not so convenient unless you travel by car. The hot-spring-village is just lovely small so it’s better to combine with other nearby sightseeing places.
Unzen Jigoku is an interesting site for two reasons: (1) firsthand experience of a bubbling mud pool, plentiful of steam from the various fissures in the grounds (2) Christians were tortured to death during the Edo period
I would recommend driving the Nita Pass. You pay 100 yen to tale a one way circular route which has great views and includes a small cable car which takes you up to views of Fugen dale and its lava flow and some hiking trails. The boiling mineral hot springs right in the middle of the village are pretty amazing. I would advise wearing closed shoes when walking around. Unzen would make a good one day visit but with prior knowledge we would have preferred to stay in Shimabara where we caught the ferry to Kumamoto. There is a lot more to see there. The castle, the samurai houses and particularly the Gamadas Dome Mt Unzen Disaster Memorial Hall are worth a visit. The latter has audio guides in English where you learn about the 1991 eruption and vulcanology and there is a great lifelike simulation theatre.
Unzen is my favourite place in Kyushu so far. It is beautiful in all seasons. The view of Sheikei volcano from Nita pass is a must. The Unzen hells are very spooky and interesting to see. My favourite place are the guest houses on the cod stream in Shimabara.
I went to just the city of Obama in Unzen. It's a small town, but easy to get anywhere on foot, and has a variety of places to eat and stay at. Of course, great onsens to visit and bathe in as well! Obama is also the home of the Longest Foot Bath in Japan. It was a very comfortable and relaxing way to spend an afternoon. Aside from the footbath there are also some traditional shrines and temples around the area that are beautiful and relaxing. Not much of a night life, but if you want to have a relaxing few days to yourself, it's perfect!
It’s a stylish hotel, not like the traditional one. We enjoy the onsen in the room. Dinner is delicious, staff tried to explain every dishes. It’s quite enjoyable! Breakfast is a Japanese style buffet, not much choices but taste is okay!