Located in the Kurokawa hot-spring area, Yamabiko Ryokan offers public indoor/outdoor hot-spring baths and some rooms with mountain or river views. Free Wi-Fi is available at the public area and guests can request relaxing massages for an extra cost. JR Aso Train Station is a 1-hour drive away.

The air-conditioned rooms feature a flat-screen TV, a fridge and a private toilet. Guests can choose to stay in rooms with tatami (woven-straw) floors and Japanese futon bedding or in rooms with Western beds. Bathrooms are shared.

Local products can be purchased at the souvenir shop and free parking is on-site. Guests can refresh in the sauna rooms and play table tennis after a long bath. Luggage storage is available at the front desk.

Traditional multi-course meals are served for dinner and a Japanese set-menu for breakfast. All meals are served at the private dining rooms with a Nakai-san personal attendant service.

Ryokan Yamabiko is a 5-minute drive from Meotodaki Falls and a 20-minute drive from Kuju Forest Park Ski Resprt. Kumamoto Airport is about a 70-minute drive away.

This property is a ryokan, which is a type of traditional Japanese Inn. Learn more

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

Yamabiko Ryokan has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jul 3, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

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

Breakfast Info

Asian

Free Private Parking Available On Site

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


Availability

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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Hi, Do you have private onsen? Can we reserve? and How we can go to your hotel with public transportation?
    Yes. No reservation needed. By bus from Kumamoto or Fukuoka.
    Answered on October 27, 2022
  • what time does rotemburo open for guest staying in Yamabiko ryokan? is it 24 hrs opened?
    basically 7AM to 11PM. Sometimes we clean up during day time, 9:30 to around 19:00
    Answered on November 27, 2022
  • What time do I have to arrive for dinner?
    Dinner would be started from 18:00.
    Answered on September 10, 2019
Area info *
Amenities of Yamabiko Ryokan
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Shared toilet
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
View
  • River view
  • View
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Ping-pong
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
Internet
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Baggage storage
  • Wake-up service
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Safe
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Spa
  • Massage chair
  • Public Bath
  • Open-air bath
  • Hot spring bath
  • Massage Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

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Check-in

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Check-out

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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 3 and above are considered 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

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

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card UC NICOS Yamabiko Ryokan accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

The property will send you an email after the booking is made. You are kindly requested to reply to the email in order to confirm your booking.

Guests with tattoos are not allowed to use shared bathing areas and other shared facilities.

FAQs about Yamabiko Ryokan

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Yamabiko Ryokan by:

    • Car 1h 20min
    • Bus 2h

  • Yamabiko Ryokan offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Ping-pong
    • Hot spring bath
    • Massage chair
    • Open-air bath
    • Public Bath

  • Check-in at Yamabiko Ryokan is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • Guests staying at Yamabiko Ryokan can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Asian

  • Room options at Yamabiko Ryokan include:

    • Quad
    • Twin
    • Family
    • Suite
    • Triple

  • The prices at Yamabiko Ryokan may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yamabiko Ryokan is 2.5 miles from the center of Minamioguni.

  • Yes, Yamabiko Ryokan is popular with guests booking family stays.