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This lodging's prime feature is its large, cave hot spring. After enjoying the mystic cave's sauna-like effects, jump right into the open-air bath with a waterfall and rejuvate your body and soul.
Extra beds, if available, are dependent on the room you choose. Please ask the property for more details.
As the last leg of our trip in Japan we spent two wonderful days at Shimizu Ryokan. After spending two weeks in Japan's major cities it was lovely to visit the small town of Yunohira surrounded by Japan's extraordinarily beautiful nature. The service by
We had a wonderful time at Shimizu. The service was very attentive and friendly. Although I speak some Japanese, the owner also spoke English, which was very helpful. The room was spacious and the dinner and breakfast were both very delicious. I would defi
We were looking for a relaxing break, and this was certainly from the crowds! There were onsen and shrines to saunter to, and lovely scenic hills to gaze on. Our hosts were happy to chauffeur us to the train station to explore Beppu or Yufiun, but we decid
We had a wonderful stay mainly due to the good hospitality from the family run ryokan though it was challenging to find the place initially. Thanks very much to all that make this another memorable trip to Japan.
Nice environment and waterfalls around the ryokan Very helpful and good English-speaking staffs, feel like in the homestay ryokan. Delicious food. Too expansive room without good work of heater Free parking, but lost the way to access to this ryokan
We had a great stay Shimizu Ryokan, which is a family owned and managed ryokan. Mr Shimizu organized the pick-up from the train station on our arrival and from the ryokan on the day of our departure, while his daughter Mae took care of us and our room and
I just stayed at Shimizu Ryokan last week with 4 members of my family. We all enjoyed our stay there. The hospitality there is fantastic. Mr Shimizu is very helpful and courteous. He speak prefect English. The food there is very authentic and tasty as well
They have a good English speaking staff and very helpful. Paid extra for 2 ground floor rooms but was given 1 ground and 1 on 2nd level Staff said all rooms are same price. Do I get a refund for staying on 2nd level? The Wagyu Beef dinner was a disappoint
We are a group of 5 driving around Kyushu, lost our way in locating the ryokan. Managed to find a Japanese to tell the host our location and he came around to lead us into it. Shimizu Ryokan gave us a warm homely feeling and the host and his wife are alw
The place is just wonderful, nice settings in a very relax environment. The hosts (Mr Shimizu and his wife) are very friendly and obliging. Food is great. Love the beef dinner. The hot spring bath is nice, in a cave. Mr Shimizu also recommended places of i
Shimizu ryokan was the best ryokan I visited so far. The owners are extremely welcoming, speak very good English and drive you from and to the ryokan. The food was the best I ever experienced and the view from the room was amazing. My only regret is stayin
I have really enjoyed my stay at Shimizu! The staff was very friendly and went all out to make sure we were comfortable! To make sure that we were on time for our JR train schedule, they even used their personal car to drive us to Yunohira station. Would d
We had a wonderful experience at Shimuzu ryokan. Staff were very friendly and attentive. They were waiting for us at Yunohira station and took us to the ryokan, where we were greeted Mr Shimizu's sister. The room was fantastic, with a great view of the riv
Located about 30 min drive from the crowded and touristy Yufuin town center, this ryokan is excellent. Our GPS brought us to the area, but as there are a number of ryokans located near each other, we had to keep a look out for the correct path that leads d
This Japanese hotel is wonderful. The hot spring is amazing which is constructed like a cave. The owner is a very friendly man who can speak rather good English. Food is also very good. The hotel is located in a tiny, peaceful town of 300 year history.
Great Ryokan ! I would visit it again. Very authentic. Great food, nice Onsen ! All what I have expected !
This is really a very great ryokan. The service are really good, the food are really cooked with passion, we order the beef and really taste so good! This is one of my best stay. We drive directly from Fukuoka airport via highway, the GPS brought us the
Shimizu Ryokan provides good services; Nice staff, nice food and nice hot-spring. I definitely will visit it again.
Classy. Our room was the most beautiful I've ever stayed in a hotel. And the cave onsen is truly an architecture. The food was top rated, especially the Wagyu beef. Services are great. Highly recommended.
Shimizu Ryokan is one of the most special Ryokans we have been visited on our various trips to Japan. The owners are outstanding helpful and kind people. They did everything to feel us welcome - including transfer from and to Yunohira station. The fact t