Shimizu Ryokan Restaurant
Shimizu Ryokan Japanese-style Room with Terrace *Has toilet - Guestroom
Shimizu Ryokan Open air bath
Shimizu Ryokan Surrounding environment
Shimizu Ryokan Exterior view
Shimizu Ryokan Exterior view
Shimizu Ryokan Exterior view

4.6

Exceptional

191 reviews

191 reviews

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4.7

Exceptional

Location rating score

Parking
Lowest price includes
Popular landmarks
Michi-no-Eki Yufuin
7.7 km
Unaki Hime Shrine
8.2 km
Kyushu Yufuin Folk Craft Village
9.3 km
Yunotsubo Kaido
9.3 km
Tenso Shrine
9.3 km
Closest landmarks
Yunohira Hot Spring
120 m
Kyu Hino Iin
5.7 km
Former Hino Clinic
5.7 km
Minamiyufu Post Office
5.7 km
Minami Yufu Train Station
5.7 km

Shimizu Ryokan

263 Yunohira, Yufuin-cho, Yufu-shi, Yufu, Yufu, Japan, 879-5112 - View map
Highlights

Bath

Gift/souvenir shop

Coffee shop

Car park

Facilities

Car park

Coffee shop

Gift/souvenir shop

Handrails in stairs and hallways

Fax

Shuttle service (reservation required)

Bath

Go game

Service4.9
Check-in from15:00
Check-out until10:00
Location rating4.7
Closest airportOita Airport (OIT)
Distance from airport49.8 km

Rooms available at Shimizu Ryokan

Japanese-style Room (8 tatami)*No bath in room
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  • Garden and River
  • Non-smoking
  • 3 futons
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Japanese-style Room with Terrace *Has toilet
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  • Garden and River
  • Non-smoking
  • 2 futons
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Japanese-style Room (10-14 tatami)*No bath in room
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  • Garden and River
  • Non-smoking
  • 5 futons
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More about Shimizu Ryokan Restaurant

More about Shimizu Ryokan

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.

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Amenities and facilities

Accessibility
  • Braille support in public spaces
  • Elevator for wheelchair
  • Gravel path at entrance
  • Handrails in stairs and hallways
  • In-room emergency alarm
  • In-room emergency alarm for hearing impaired
  • In-room toilet and bathtub with handrails
  • Shared acccessible toilet
  • Sign-language support at reception
  • Slope at entrance
  • Wheelchair
  • Wheelchair accessible
Things to do, ways to relax
  • Go game
  • Mahjong
  • Shogi
Dining, drinking, and snacking
  • Coffee shop
Swimming & soaking
  • Bath
  • Large indoor bath
  • Open-air bath (non-mixed)
Services and conveniences
  • Fax
  • Gift/souvenir shop
Getting around
  • Car park [free of charge]
  • Car park [indoor]
  • Car park [outdoor]
  • Shuttle service (reservation required)
Available in all rooms
  • Air conditioning (free)
  • Bath towel
  • Electric hot water pot
  • Hair dryer
  • Heating (free)
  • Non-smoking
  • Razor
  • Refrigerator
  • Slippers
  • Toilet
  • Toilet with bidet
  • Toothbrush
  • Towels
  • TV with free channels
  • Western-style toilet
  • Yukata (Japanese pajamas)

Hot spring Information

Hot water type
  • Hot spring
Health benefits
  • Nerve pain/Rheumatism
  • Bone fracture/Scald/Wound aid
  • Hemorrhoid aid
  • Illness recovery/Stress relief
  • Motor dysfunction aid
  • Articular pain aid
  • Muscle pain aid
  • Frozen shoulders aid
  • Digestive ailment aid
  • Neuralgia aid
  • Wound aid
  • Bruise aid
  • Sensitivity to cold aid

Hot spring on site

Indoor public bath (Male only)
  • Capacity
    20 persons
  • Opening hours
    06:00~23:00
  • Number of bathtubs
    0
Indoor public bath (Female only)
  • Capacity
    20 persons
  • Opening hours
    06:00~23:00
  • Number of bathtubs
    0
Open-air bath (Male only)
  • Capacity
    5 persons
  • View
    Garden
Open-air bath (Female only)
  • Capacity
    5 persons
  • View
    Garden

Location

263 Yunohira, Yufuin-cho, Yufu-shi, Yufu, Yufu, Japan, 879-5112
Exceptional
Location

4.7

Airports
  • Oita Airport (OIT)
    49.8 km
  • Kumamoto Airport (KMJ)
    58.4 km
Public transportation
  • Minami Yufu Train Station
    5.7 km
Hospital or clinic
  • Former Hino Clinic
    5.7 km
Cash withdrawal
  • ATM
    460 m

What's nearby

Popular landmarks
  • Michi-no-Eki Yufuin
    7.7 km
  • Unaki Hime Shrine
    8.2 km
  • Kyushu Yufuin Folk Craft Village
    9.3 km
  • Yunotsubo Kaido
    9.3 km
  • Tenso Shrine
    9.3 km
  • Sagiridai Observatory
    9.3 km
  • Yufuin Basin
    9.3 km
  • Yufuin Chagall Museum
    9.4 km
  • Mt. Yufu
    9.4 km
  • Showa Retro Park Yufuin Showakan -ALWAYS-
    9.4 km
Nearby landmarks
  • Yunohira Hot Spring
    120 m
  • Kyu Hino Iin
    5.7 km
  • Former Hino Clinic
    5.7 km
  • Minamiyufu Post Office
    5.7 km
  • Minami Yufu Train Station
    5.7 km
  • Yufuin Winery
    5.9 km
  • Minami Yufu Clinic
    7.4 km
  • MUSOUEN
    7.4 km
  • Ogosha Shrine
    7.5 km
  • Michi-no-Eki Yufuin
    7.7 km
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.

Property policies

Others

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    Some helpful facts

    Check-in/Check-out
    • Check-in from15:00
    • Check-out until10:00
    The property
    • Number of floors2
    • Number of restaurants0
    • Number of rooms 9
    • Opened in 1926
    • Most recent renovation1998

    Property announcements

    Child rate bookings are applicable to age groups as follows:
    (9-12 years old = Child A; 6-12 years old = Child B; 1-5 years old = Child C; 1-3 years old = Child D)
    *Child rate settings may vary depending on the room type and plan. Please check the booking screen.

    Reviews of Shimizu Ryokan from verified guests

    4.6
    Exceptional
    Location4.7
    Room comfort and quality4.8
    Service4.9
    Access4.0
    High score for Yufu
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    5.0
    Sasu from Finland
    Group

    Exceptional”

    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

    Reviewed August 19, 2017

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    4.0
    matto from Japan
    Couple

    Very good”

    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

    Reviewed July 17, 2017

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    4.7
    Sue45 from Australia
    Group

    Exceptional”

    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

    Reviewed January 21, 2017

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    3.7
    TT from Singapore
    Group

    Very good”

    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.

    Reviewed January 08, 2017

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    3.5
    PunPune from Thailand
    Group

    Good”

    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

    Reviewed December 07, 2016

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    4.7
    Fred from Italy
    Group

    Exceptional”

    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

    Reviewed June 16, 2016

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    4.9
    Lingky from Malaysia
    Group

    Exceptional”

    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

    Reviewed December 28, 2015

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    3.0
    Vivien from Singapore
    Group

    Above average”

    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

    Reviewed December 07, 2015

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    4.7
    sweet from Singapore
    Group

    Exceptional”

    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

    Reviewed November 24, 2015

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    4.9
    Ling from Singapore
    Group

    Exceptional”

    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

    Reviewed November 07, 2015

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    4.5
    Andréas from Switzerland
    Couple

    Excellent”

    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

    Reviewed October 17, 2015

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    4.0
    CassChen from Singapore
    Group

    Very good”

    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

    Reviewed October 11, 2015

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    5.0
    Simone from Ireland
    Couple

    Exceptional”

    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

    Reviewed October 06, 2015

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    4.4
    daffodil from Singapore
    Couple

    Excellent”

    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

    Reviewed October 05, 2015

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    4.7
    Eric from China
    Group

    Exceptional”

    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.

    Reviewed October 01, 2015

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    4.9
    Tiger from Germany
    Group

    Exceptional”

    Great Ryokan ! I would visit it again. Very authentic. Great food, nice Onsen ! All what I have expected !

    Reviewed May 27, 2015

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    4.9
    Vivian from Singapore
    Group

    Exceptional”

    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

    Reviewed April 19, 2015

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    4.7
    Eddie from Hong Kong SAR, China
    Couple

    Exceptional”

    Shimizu Ryokan provides good services; Nice staff, nice food and nice hot-spring. I definitely will visit it again.

    Reviewed April 15, 2015

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    5.0
    T from Thailand
    Group

    Exceptional”

    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.

    Reviewed March 06, 2015

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    4.9
    Kumamo from Germany
    Couple

    Exceptional”

    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

    Reviewed March 04, 2015

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