4.6
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4.7

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Shimizu Ryokan
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Shimizu Ryokan

263 Yunohira, Yufuin-cho, Yufu-shi, Yufu, Yufu, Japan, 879-5112 - View map
  • Vending machine

  • Coffee shop

  • Room service

  • Massage

  • Shuttle service

Rooms available at Shimizu Ryokan

Japanese-style Room (10-14 tatami)*No bath in room
Japanese-style Room (10-14 tatami)*No bath in room
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  • Room size: 10 m²/108 ft²
  • Non-smoking
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Japanese-style Room (8 tatami)*No bath in room
Japanese-style Room (8 tatami)*No bath in room
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  • Garden and River
  • Non-smoking
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Japanese-style Room with Terrace (6 tatami)
Japanese-style Room with Terrace (6 tatami)
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  • Garden and River
  • Smoking allowed
  • 2 futons
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Japanese-style Room (8 tatami)*No bath in room
Japanese-style Room (8 tatami)*No bath in room
...
  • Garden and River
  • Non-smoking
  • 3 futons
Please provide dates to see prices.
Japanese-style Room (10-14 tatami)*No bath in room
Japanese-style Room (10-14 tatami)*No bath in room
...
  • Garden and River
  • Non-smoking
  • 5 futons
Please provide dates to see prices.
Overall rating:
4.6
Exceptional
191 reviews
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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.

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Reviews of Shimizu Ryokan from verified guests

4.6
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5
Exceptional
Location4.7
Room comfort and quality4.8
Service4.9
Access4.0
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
4.7
Eddie from Hong Kong
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
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
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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