Kurokawa Onsen Yama no Yado Shinmeikan features 5 hot-spring baths, including a 30-yard long cave bath. Located in the center of Kurokawa hot-spring area, it offers Japanese accommodations and free WiFi at the lobby. Free shuttle is available to/from Ogunimachi Yu Station and bus stop Kurokawa. Tranquil rooms have a tatami (woven-straw) floor, a flat-screen TV and a seating area. All rooms come with a fridge and a toilet, while bathing facilities are shared. Facilities include drinks vending machines and free parking. Kurokawa Onsen Yama no Yado Shinmeikan is a 40-minute drive from JR Aso Train Station.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Kurokawa Onsen Yama no Yado Shinmeikan has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Dec 3, 2014

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Breakfast Info


Free Private Parking Available On Site

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


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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Minamioguni
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  • Julie
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    -excellent dinner -young staff fluent in English -exotic cave bath
  • Blakely
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    By far the best location that we stayed in during our trip to Japan. The location itself is absolutely stunning, not to mention the scenic local. Not only was the onsen stunning, but the room and location itself was amazing. Breakfast and dinner...
  • Annette
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Everything was absolutely lovely. The room was gorgeous, the food beautiful and delicious, and the service wonderful. Onsens were amazing.
  • Andres
    Good location, in the middle of town, next to the river. It’s a classic place where decor reflects the style of the building. Staff was really helpful, supportive and very respectful of our privacy. The ryokan has several bathing areas. Room was...
  • Armelanie
    Hearth dinner was an amazing experience. They have multiple Hotspring that you can enjoy. Rooms were just nice. It’s like being and living in the old times. Staff were very accommodating especially Kanesei San,she’s one of my favorite and I think...
  • Yu-chia
    Location excellent, very convenient, it's the center of kurokawa onsen. Building is awesome, must take photos here. Tatami room is clean and comfortable with toilet. There are 2 family onsen can be reserved and the quality of onsen is...
  • Peter
    Very nice location and friendly staff. Very nice dinner also.
  • Ralph
    Staff were very friendly and helpful. Some spoke English. Outdoor private onsen was lovely. Kaiseki dinner was superb
  • Ming
    Food are very good consider the price. Views are beautiful.
  • Shin
    South KoreaSouth Korea
    Good dinner and breakfast. Lots of hot springs each having its own personality. I'd like to visit Shinmeikan again.

Property questions and answers
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  • Do you cater for any allergy or food preferences?

    It does not correspond.
    Answered on 9 October 2019
  • What time are the communal baths available?

    Available time is from3p.m to 10a.m.
    Answered on 9 October 2019
  • hi. ca be used the onsen or bath seperate or is mix?

    Generally, hot springs are separated by gender, but there are also baths that become mixed bathing depending on the time of day.
    Answered on 31 March 2023
  • Hi, what is the additional charge for a 1 year old and 5 year old (if we have 2 rooms, adults). Can we make the arrangements directly at the hotel?

    It varies depending on your request. For example, if a child requires kid's menu for the meals and a futon (Japanese style sleeping mat) it is 50% of ..
    Answered on 29 January 2023
  • Are you open this year?

    There are closed days due to the influence of coronavirus, but I'm in business
    Answered on 12 February 2021
  • What time do I have to arrive for dinner?

    Please come by 6:00p.m.
    Answered on 9 October 2019
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1 Restaurant On Site

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Amenities of Kurokawa Onsen Yama no Yado Shinmeikan
Great facilities! Review score, 9.2

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Slippers
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Tatami (traditional Japanese flooring)
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Shuttle service
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Lockers
    • Vending machine (drinks)
    • Baggage storage
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key access
    • Safe
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Public Bath
    • Open-air bath
    • Hot spring bath
    Languages Spoken
    • Japanese

    House rules

    Kurokawa Onsen Yama no Yado Shinmeikan takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM


    From 8:00 AM to 10:00 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.


    The entrance to the property is closed between 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children not allowed.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18

    Mastercard Visa JCB American Express Cash Kurokawa Onsen Yama no Yado Shinmeikan 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 11:00 PM and 6:00 AM.


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print

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

    Please inform Kurokawa Onsen Yama no Yado Shinmeikan 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.

    Guests with tattoos may not be permitted to use the property’s public bathing areas or other facilities where the tattoos might be visible to other guests.

    Legal info

    This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.

    FAQs about Kurokawa Onsen Yama no Yado Shinmeikan

    • Check-in at Kurokawa Onsen Yama no Yado Shinmeikan is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    • Kurokawa Onsen Yama no Yado Shinmeikan offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Hot spring bath
      • Public Bath
      • Open-air bath

    • The prices at Kurokawa Onsen Yama no Yado Shinmeikan may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Room options at Kurokawa Onsen Yama no Yado Shinmeikan include:

      • Triple
      • Family

    • Kurokawa Onsen Yama no Yado Shinmeikan has 1 restaurant:

      • Restaurant

    • Guests staying at Kurokawa Onsen Yama no Yado Shinmeikan can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Asian

    • Kurokawa Onsen Yama no Yado Shinmeikan is 2.5 miles from the center of Minamioguni. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.