Welcome to Ryokan Hanagokoro.

We're a hot spring hotel where you can also enjoy hospitality of the onsen ryokan (Japanese-style hot spring hotel).
Our hotel is blessed by a natural environment at a location.
We're proud of the beautiful scenery of each season and the excellent hot spring quality.


Our guest rooms are independent log cottages

Guests can enjoy the expansive terrace, and an open-air onsen in their room that uses freshly sourced hot spring water

The onsen uses 100% freshly and privately sourced hot spring water, with no water recirculation whatsoever

Superb original dishes that break down barriers between Japanese and Western cuisines

Pet owners are provided with comfortable facilities for taking their pets out into nature

Basic Information

In/Out 16:00~/10:00
Style of accommodation Japanese room & Japanese-Western room
Toilets Western style & Toilet with shower
Meals available Evening meal & breakfast
Number of rooms 10 rooms
Number of bath 2 places
Capacity 38 people
Smoking/Non-smoking Smoking
English speaking ability No

Kumamoto Prefecture Minamioguni of climate
( Temperature and precipitation )

Minamioguni annual average temperature : 12.9 ℃
annual precipitation : 2388.7 mm
statistics period : 1981-2010


Our standard policy is a per-person charge which entitles each guest to one dinner and one breakfast for each night of stay, with a limit of 2 to 4 people per room.

 Airline routes

Total estimate: about180min

◎ Please use direct bus or JR from Kurokawa Onsen from Fukuoka airport.
◎ Take the Kyushu Odan Bus from Kumamoto Airport, and get off at Kurokawa Onsen.

 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 Yes
Internet connection charges No
Pets Allowed Yes
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
Use international cash cards and credit cards to withdraw Japanese yen!
Family Mart (e-net ATMs)

Address : Miyaharashimo1799, Akababa, Minamioguni-machi Aso-gun, Kumamoto, 869-2501, Japan
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 Hanagokoro
Area OTA Onsen(Japan-Kumamoto_Prefecture-Minamioguni)
Address 5349, Manganji, Minamioguni-machi Aso-gun, Kumamoto, 869-2402, Japan

Yamakawa-Onsen, Kumamoto

An onsen ryokan characterized by its castle-like stone walls.
"Yotsuba", the name of the ryokan, means "clover". The ryokan is known among repeat customers as "the lucky castle".
All guest rooms feature a private open-air onsen using 100% fresh hot spring water from a private source with many effective properties.
Besides the public bath, guests can also enjoy a private open-air onsen.


A ryokan in Beppu Onsen, in Oita Prefecture.
All guest rooms feature an open-air bath.
The onsen here use freshly sourced hot spring water.
Original cuisine that is made using generous amounts of local products, from the surrounding sea and mountains.
Just 7 minutes by car from Beppu Station, this convenient location makes it easy to access tourist activates, such as the "Beppu Hell Tour."

Yufuin-Onsen, Oita

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.