J-Hoppers Kumano Yunomine Guest house is located in Hongu, a 10-minute drive away or a 70-minute walk on the Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Route from Kumano Hongu Taisha Grand Shrine. This guest house is located along one of the Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Routes and Yunomine Hot Spring, said to be one of the oldest hot springs baths in Japan, is a 5-minute walk from the property. There are 2 indoor hot springs baths and an open-air bath at the property. Bicycle rentals are available at this guest house. Kansai International Airport is 2 hours and 30 minutes drive away from the property.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Open-air bath, ​Public Bath, ​Hot spring bath


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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free Wifi
High score for Hongu
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  • Stephanie
    France France
    The three private onsen 24h, in particular the outdoor one, the living room where people eat and stay to watch outside or to meet others guests, the house is very cosy.
  • Ingrid
    United States of America United States of America
    Amazing spot in the world. Right amidst the kumano kodo. The onsen on site were wonderful! Absolutely the best hostel I have ever stayed at.
  • Milka
    United States of America United States of America
    Wonderful staying. Very good staff, such a great customer service. The place is pretty clean, affordable and the location is very good, close to the bus stop and the famous Tsuboyu onsen. There is also an onsen at the guesthouse, which is very...

Host Info

Company review score: 9.2Based on 9,514 reviews from 8 properties
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Property info

J-Hoppers Kumano Yunomine Guesthouse is situated in Hongu and is a 10 minutes drive away from Kumano Hongu Taisha Grand Shrine.(approx 70min walk on Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Routes) For over 1000 years people from all levels of society, including retired emperors and aristocrats, have made the arduous pilgrimage to Kumano. These pilgrims used a network of routes, now called the Kumano Kodo.Walking the ancient Kumano Kodo is a fantastic way to experience the unique cultural landscape of Kumano's spiritual countryside. The Kumano Kodo pilgrimage routes were registered as UNESCO World Heritage as part of the "Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range" property. Yunomine Onsen Hot spring was discovered about 1,800 years ago, and it is thought to be one of the oldest hot springs in Japan. And it is an integral part of the over 1000 year old Kumano pilgrimage tradition. Pilgrims performed hot water purification rituals in these piping hot mineral waters after their long journey in preparation to worship at Kumano Hongu Taisha. This guesthouse is adjoining Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Routes (World Heritage). There are 2 indoor hot springbaths and a open-air bath(op

Neighborhood info

- There is no supermarket nor convenient store nearby. We don't offer breakfast, lunch and dinner. - There are a few parking lot in the guesthouse. It is for free. There are also public parking lot nearby. This is also for free. - Bicycle rental available - Free rice available

Languages Spoken


Area info

Amenities of J-Hoppers Kumano Yunomine Guesthouse
Great facilities! Review score, 9.3

Most popular amenities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Family rooms
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Shared toilet
  • Shared bathroom
  • Sun deck
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Public Bath
  • Open-air bath
  • Hot spring bath
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese

House rules

J-Hoppers Kumano Yunomine Guesthouse takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM


From 5:00 AM to 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 7 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

7+ years
Extra bed upon request
¥3,000 per person, per night

Prices for extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no cribs available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card UC Discover JCB Diners Club American Express Cash is not accepted J-Hoppers Kumano Yunomine Guesthouse accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 8:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

When booking 9 people or more, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Please inform J-Hoppers Kumano Yunomine Guesthouse of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

Quiet hours are between 22:00:00 and 08:00:00.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

License number: 29-27

FAQs about J-Hoppers Kumano Yunomine Guesthouse

  • Room options at J-Hoppers Kumano Yunomine Guesthouse include:

    • Bed in Dorm
    • Twin
    • Triple
    • Quad
    • Single

  • Check-in at J-Hoppers Kumano Yunomine Guesthouse is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • J-Hoppers Kumano Yunomine Guesthouse offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Hot spring bath
    • Open-air bath
    • Bicycle rental
    • Public Bath

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at J-Hoppers Kumano Yunomine Guesthouse on this page.

  • The prices at J-Hoppers Kumano Yunomine Guesthouse may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • J-Hoppers Kumano Yunomine Guesthouse is 3,100 feet from the center of Hongu. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.