Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan Hotels & Ryokan

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Kagoshima Prefecture Hotels & Ryokan

Ibusuki Kaijyo Hotel
This hotel offers large public baths on the top floor which overlook Kinko Bay, as well as sand baths.
How to get there?
From Kagoshima Airport: Take a Limousine Bus bound for Yamagawa or Ibusuki to the Ibusuki Ekimae bus stop. From there take a bus bound for Yamagawa Sankyo or Iwasaki to the Sunamushi Kaikan-mae bus stop (about 15 min). It is about 5 min on foot from there.
Hotel New Amami
Located in Yanigawa, the largest restaurant district on Omami Oshima island, the public institutions, financial firms and shopping are all within walking distance. Great for sightseeing and business purposes.
How to get there?
From Amami Airport: Take the Michinoshima Kotsu airport bus bound for West Court-mae and get off at the West Court-mae bus stop (about 55 min). About 1 min on foot from there. Alternatively, take National Route 58 for about 50 min (35 km) and Prefectural Route 605 for about 5 min (2 km). Landmark: Yanigawa-dori.
Hotel Lexton Kagoshima
Superbly situated in Tenmonkan, this urban hotel offers a great location for both business travel or sightseeing. Hotel Lexton Kagoshima features functional yet comfortable guests rooms, and two stylish restaurants - both of which make a great choice for spending an evening with someone special.
How to get there?
From Kagoshima-Chuo Station (JR Kagoshima Main Line) East Exit: About 10 minutes by taxi.
By car: Exit the Kyushu Expressway at the Kagoshima-kita IC and continue on National Route 3 for about 15 minutes (15 km).
Hotel Route-Inn Satsumasendai
This hotel is conveniently located only a 5-minute walk away from Sendai Station (JR Kyushu Shinkansen). All the hotel staff will welcome the guests with warm hospitality. Relax in the large communal bath with artificial hot spring water, and enjoy the complimentary buffet breakfast.
How to get there?
From Sendai Station (JR Kyushu Shinkansen), West Exit: 5 min on foot.
By car: Exit the Kyushu Expressway at Yokogawa IC and continue along for about 70 min.
Coral Palms
Amami Oshima Island is a tropical paradise full of colorful flowers all year long. Just relax and unbind yourself to timeless bliss in the great nature at the resort hotel Coral Palms.
How to get there?
Amami Airport: About 10 min by taxi.
Daikoku Resort Hotel
With a magnificent ocean view, the Daikoku Resort Hotel offers a relaxing space where you can unwind and fully enjoy your time.
How to get there?
Coming to the hotel by car is recommended.
Nanshukan
This lodging is located 1,102 meters up Mt. Kurino. At the lodging's hot springs - which were visited by Takamori Saigo, one of the most influential samurai in Japanese history - guests can enjoy 3 types of springs: a sulphur spring, an alum melanterite spring, and a steam bath.
How to get there?
From Kagoshima Airport: About 30 min by taxi.
From Kurino Station (JR Hisatsu Line): About 15 min by taxi.
By car: Exit the Kyushu Expressway from the Kurino IC and take Prefectural Route 103. Landmark: Kirishimi Open-air Museum.
Ibusuki Royal Hotel
This hotel, situated at a higher elevation above the sea, offers splendid views looking down from the relaxing open-air baths and features excellent cuisine made with local produce and ingredients.
How to get there?
From Ibusuki Station (JR Ibusuki Makurazaki Line): About 5 min by taxi.
Ibusuki Coral Beach Hotel
This hotel sits on a quiet beach on Kagoshima Bay. Guests can have their fill of hot springs at popular destinations such as "Ikikaeri-yu (revival spring)."
How to get there?
From Kagoshima Airport: Take a Ibusuki-Kagoshima Airport Route limousine bus bound for Yamakawa Sambashi (Pier) and get off at the Ibusuki bus stop (about 105 min). It is about 17 min on foot or about 4 min by taxi from there.
By car: Exit the Kyushu Expressway at Taniyama IC and continue along Route 226 for about 40 km (about 60 min).
Yakushima Green Hotel
Guests can make the most of their time in Yakushima at this island resort with ocean views. The hotel is convenient for leisure trips, with mountain trails near by. All rooms are non-smoking.
How to get there?
From Yakushima Airport: About 10 minutes by taxi.
Hotel Wing International Izumi
This hotel is located in front of JR Izumi Station, a business hub for north Kagoshima. The hotel is also a perfect base for touring areas such as Izumi Crane Migration Grounds and the Bukeyashiki-area, a place with many traditional Samurai housing. The hotel and it's 180 rooms are immaculate and secure, making it a perfect place for women traveling alone.
How to get there?
From Izumi Station (JR Kyushu Shinkansen), West Exit: About 1 min on foot.
By car: Exit the Minami-Kyushu Expressway at Ashikita IC and continue along Route 3 for about 60 min, then Route 447 for about 10 min (about 4 km). The hotel is near Izumi Station.
La Vista Kirishima Hills
In December 2018, this premium resort opened under the name of La Vista (Spanish for 'view'). All guestrooms are Western-style rooms that are each equipped with their own open-air natural hot spring bath.
How to get there?
From Kagoshima Airport: Take a bus bound for Kirishima Iwasaki Hotel to the Maruo bus stop (about 30 min) and it is about 10 min on foot from there.
By car: Exit the Kyushu Expressway from Yokogawa IC and take Route 223 for about 21 km (about 30 min). Landmark: Maruo bus stop (Kagoshima Prefecture).
Hotel New Tanegashima
Located on an island surrounded by cobalt blue waters that seemingly blend into the sky. Savor your favorite dishes from Japanese, Western and Chinese cuisine prepared with seasonal ingredients. Welcome to Hotel New Tanegashima, where you can enjoy a satisfying stay.
How to get there?
From Nishinoomote Port (High-speed Ferry/Hydrofoil Ferry Port): 7 min on foot or 3 min by taxi.
Art Hotel Kagoshima (Formerly: Rembrandt Hotel Kagoshima)
This hotel is conveniently located for business close to the Kagoshima prefectural government offices. You can view the Kinko Bay and Sakurajima Island from the single or double rooms.
How to get there?
From Kagoshima-Chuo Station (JR Kyushu Shinkansen): 15 min by car.
By car: 15 min from Kyushu Expressway Kagoshima IC.
Marine Blue Yakushima
The guest room verandas offer gorgeous views of the sunset, and the hotel's kitchen offers up the finest in seasonal Yakushima cuisine. If the timing is right, guests can even catch a glimpse of sea turtles laying eggs at this beachside resort.
How to get there?
From Yakushima Airport: Take a bus from Yakushima Kotsu Airport (Kuko-mae) Station bound for Nagata, and get off at Nakanoguchi (about 50 minutes). The hotel is about a 4-minute walk from there.
Okierabu Floral Hotel
Free shuttle service available only for staying guests (reservation required in advance). Wireless LAN connection available in the entire hotel. The large communal bath with sauna is available for use for JPY 200 per person (closed on Wednesdays).
How to get there?
From Okinoerabu Airport: about 25 min by taxi.
Native Sea Amami Adan on the Beach
The hotel nearest to the beach in Amami. Guests can look forward to a sweeping view of the sea from the spacious terrace! All rooms have ocean views. From the terrace, the clear blue waters at Kurasaki Beach are just a few steps away.
How to get there?
From Amami Airport: about 25 min by taxi.
Tanegashima Araki Hotel
A mere two-minute drive away, this is the closest hotel to Tanegashima's gateway to the sea, Nishinomote Harbor. Also, as the hotel is within two-minutes walking distance of center city, it is ideal for both business and sightseeing. The guestrooms also boast a beautiful view of the setting sun.
How to get there?
From Nishi-no-Omote Harbor (High-speed Ferry/Hydrofoil Ferry Port): 5 minutes on foot or 2 minutes by taxi.
Satsuma Golf Resort (Formerly: International Golf Resort Kyocera)
Relax at this tropical resort hotel that equips various sports & relaxation facilities and natural hot springs.
How to get there?
From Kagoshima Airport: Take a Limousine Bus bound for Izumi Station to the Satsuma Shisho-mae bus stop (about 30 min). It is about 15 min by taxi from there.
By car: Exit the Kyushu Expressway at Yokogawa IC and continue along Prefectural Route 55 for less than 1 km (about 2 min), then Prefectural Route 50 for about 20 km (about 30 min). Head towards Satsuma Choyakuba (Town Hall).
Hotel King
Guests can look forward to a truly relaxing, refreshing bath, as this is the only hotel with natural hot springs in Izumi. It is also located near several restaurants, making for a great gastronomic adventure. The hotel features high-speed Internet (with fiber-optic cable) and wireless LAN free of charge.
How to get there?
From JR Izumi Station: About 5 min by taxi (as of Jan. 2015).
From Kagoshima Airport
- About 70 min by taxi.
- About 70 min by bus at around JPY 1,650 (as of Jan. 2015).
- Take a shuttle bus to the Izumi-Honmachi bus stop. From there it is 5 min on foot.
By car: Drive along Route 3 to Route 328.
Hotel Satsukien
Situated at the heart of the Osumi Peninsula in Kanoya, this highland hotel located in a quiet area affords easy access for guests on both sightseeing and business trips.
How to get there?
From Kagoshima Airport: Take an Airport Limousine Shuttle Bus bound for Kanoya to the Kanoya bus stop (110 min). It is about 20 min on foot or about 5 min by taxi from there.
By car: Exit the Kyushu Expressway at Hayato IC and continue along Route 220 for about 90 min (60 km). Landmark: Marine Self Defense Force Kanoya air base.
APA Hotel <Kagoshima Kokubu>
This hotel is 4 minutes' walk from JR Kokubu Station and 20 minutes' drive form Kagoshima Airport. All rooms are equipped with Wi-Fi access and duvet style beds. Guests can try the popular Kagoshima specialty Keihan (seasoned chicken with rice, pickles) for breakfast!
How to get there?
From Kagoshima Airport: About 20 min by car.
From JR Kokubu Station: About 4 min on foot.
By car: Exit the Higashi-Kyushu Expressway at Hayato-higashi IC and continue for about 5 min.
From JR Kagoshima-chuo Station: About 40 min by car, or take the Kagoshima Line and get off at Kokubu Station (9 stations, 40 min. The hotel is about 5 min on foot from the station.)
Island Inn Hope
Located in the south of Tanegashima, in sight of the native mangrove forest, this lodging is perfect as a base to enjoy surfing and island fun. Savor free range Ingee chicken, Anno kurobuta pork, fresh shore net-caught fish, and more.
How to get there?
By plane: Use Tanegashima Airport.
By car: Take Prefectural Route 75. Landmark: Chikura Cavern.
Please take a bus from Nishinoomote Port.
From Tanegashima Airport and Nishinoomote Port, take a Yamato bus or limousine bus to the Nagatani bus stop, and it is about 10 min by car from there.
There is a shuttle available within Minamitane-machi, but a reservation is required.
Seaside Hotel Yakushima
This stylish hotel is located on a small hill on the coast.
How to get there?
From Miyanoura-ko Port (High-speed Ferry / Jet Hydrofoil): About 3 minutes on foot.
Hotel Kirishima Castle
Located at a high elevation on the grounds of the Kirishima-Yaku National Park, this 8-story, full-service resort hotel features spacious, 54 square meter guest rooms and relaxing hot springs.
How to get there?
From Kirishimajingu Station (JR Nippo Main Line): Take a bus bound for Kirishima Iwasaki Hotel and get off at the Maruo bus stop (about 20 min). It is about 20 min by taxi from there.
Ryokan Satsumanosato
Nestled deep in the mountains past the Ichihino Onsen hot spring town, this tranquil ryokan (traditional Japanese inn) features architecture that recalls a traditional Japanese castle amongst the beautiful, verdant greenery of rural Japan. Guests can enjoy 100% natural, straight-from-the-source, lightly alkaline hot springs which are known for their skin-beautifying effects.
How to get there?
From Sendai Station (JR Kagoshima Line) West Exit: Take the bus bound for Iriki and Ichihino, and get off at Ichihino (about 40 minutes). About 30 minutes on foot or 5 minutes by taxi from there.
By car: Exit the Kyushu Expressway at Kajiki IC and continue along Prefectural Route 57 for about 10 minutes, then Prefectural Route 42 for about 45 minutes. Turn left at the intersection with the pharmacy on the left-hand side. Head towards Koriyama.
Hotel Sunflex Kagoshima
This hotel offers good transportation access to the airport, station and port, and is a convenient base for both your business and sightseeing needs. Enjoy a relaxing stay at this stylish hotel in a quiet neighborhood.
How to get there?
From JR Kagoshima-Chuo Station: 8 min by taxi.
By car: Exit the Kyushu Expressway at Kagoshima-Kita (north) IC and continue along Route 3 for about 15 min (10 km), then Prefectural Route 21 for about 5 min (2 km) towards Dolphin Port.
Cosmo Resort Tanegashima Golf Resort
Cosmo Resort Tanegashima Golf Resort is one of four Iwasaki Hotels brand resort in southern Kagoshima. Guests at this tropical resort can look forward to warm hospitality and even enjoy a game of golf.
How to get there?
From Nishi-no-Omote Harbor (High-speed Ferry/Hydrofoil Ferry Port): About 30 min by taxi.
By car: From Nishino-omote Port take Prefectural Route 76 for about 30 min and look out for the I-Shop.
Yorontou Village
This hotel focuses on the themes of a homely characteristic, delicious meals, and a heartwarming feeling. At this hotel, it's not rare for guests to become friends. With such a nice atmosphere, guests end up booking the same place for their next visit.
How to get there?
From Yoron Airport: About 10 min by taxi.
Hotel Grand Ocean Resort
Located at the heart of the town, this accommodation is entirely wheelchair-accessible, and is a great base for business and sightseeing. There is a large banquet hall on site. Everyone from lone travelers to groups may enjoy their stay here.
How to get there?
From Tokunoshima Airport: Take a bus from the airport and get off at the Ocean-Resort bus stop (about 40 min). It is less than 1 min on foot from there.
By car: About 40 min via Prefectural Route 80.
Takeya Ryokan Honkan
Take a soothing soak at one of Japan's 100 best hot springs! Visit the Sendai Taki Onsen hot spring village, stop by a therapeutic hot spring bath and feel rejuvenated and refreshed by the naturally flowing hot spring water.
How to get there?
From JR Sendai Station: Take the Yuda/Nishikata bus and alight at Takeya-mae (about 40 min, fare at JPY 150).
By car: Exit the Minamikyushu Expressway at Tsunagi IC and continue along National Route 3 and Prefectural Route 339 for about 59 km.
Amami Resort Hotel Thida Moon
Experience the best of Amami at the finest healing facilities right in front of the Pacific Ocean.
How to get there?
From Amami Airport: About 10 minutes by taxi.
By car from Amami Airport: Take Prefectural Route 58 for about 10 minutes (10 km).
Hotel Seaworld
This hotel is just a 10-minute drive from Okinoerabu Airport and a 5-minute walk from Wadomari Port. It features a laundry and rental cars, so it is sure to please all guests from those staying just one night to those on long-term stays.
How to get there?
From Okinoerabu Airport: About 10 min by taxi.
From Wadomari Port: About 3 min on foot or about 2 min by taxi.
Pricia Resort Yoron
Situated 35 minutes by plane from Okinawa on Yoron Island, the southernmost of the Amami Islands, this tropical resort offers spacious, cottage-style lodgings on the shores of Sunset Beach. Guests can take advantage of a number of marine sports and services, as well as a variety of resort facilities on site.
How to get there?
From Yoron Airport: Take a bus from the Yoron Airport Bus Terminal to the Pricia Resort bus stop (about 5 min). The bus stop is located in front of the hotel.
Minshuku Suzukaze
A comfy guesthouse brimming with hospitality. Enjoy a casual stay as if you were heading back home or visiting a relative.
How to get there?
From Kagoshima Airport: About 90 min by taxi at around JPY 18,000; about 110 min by bus at around JPY 1,500 (as of Oct. 2016).
From Shibushi Station (JR Nichinan Line): About 100 min on foot; about 10 min by taxi at around JPY 2,000 (as of Oct. 2016). Last train around 22:37.
By car: Exit Miyazaki Expressway from Miyakonojo Kita IC and take Route 10 or Prefectural Route 63. Landmark: Yomogi no Sato spa.
There is a shuttle available from JR Shibushi Station for a charge (JPY 1,000).
Tashiro Bekkan
A quiet inn that nestles by the Miyanoura River, surrounded by mountains on three sides. Listen to the clear stream while enjoying delicious food from the mountains and the sea.
How to get there?
From Yakushima Airport: About 15 minutes by taxi.
By car: Take prefectural routes. Head towards Yakushima Town Hall Miyanoura Office.
Amami Resort Basyayamamura
Located around 10 minutes from Amami Airport heading to the Naze city area, this resort hotel is filled with a southern country atmosphere. See a breathtaking view of the white sand beach and the Pacific stretching before your eyes.
How to get there?
From Amami Airport: Take the bus bound for Naze and alight at Basyayamamura. Less than 1 min on foot from there.
Iyashi no Yado Inishie
As guests make their way through the entrance, they will be greeted by two old-style Japanese houses that seem to have popped out from a folk tale. The houses have an open-air bath (does not use hot spring water), a Japanese-style bath, an earthen floor and a hearth. Pets OK.
How to get there?
From Kagoshima Airport: About 90 min by bus.
From Izumi Station (JR Kyushu Shinkansen): About 10 min by taxi.
By car: Exit the Minami-Kyushu Expressway at the Tanoura IC and continue along Route 3 for about 60 min heading towards the Satsumasendai area.
Hotel Amateras (Formerly Kirishima Sanjo Hotel)
Nestled in the peaceful forest of the Kirishima Mountains, the lobby of this hotel offers views Sakurajima, Kinko Bay, and the setting sun, giving guests the chance to really appreciate nature's beauty.
How to get there?
From Kagoshima Airport: Take a bus bound for Kirishima Iwasaki Hotel to the Maruo bus stop (about 30 min). It is about 3 min by taxi from there.
Tsumikusanoyado Komatsu
Located in the heart of the Kirishima Onsen hot spring town, this hotel features a variety of in-room, open-air baths available only to the guests staying in the attached guest room, as well as a detached, reservable open-air bath. Guests can also look forward to the owner/chef's delicious cooking.
How to get there?
From Kirishimajingu Station (JR Nippo Main Line): Take a bus bound for Iwasaki Hotel and get off at the Maruo bus stop (about 30 min). It is about 1 min on foot from there.
Chisun Inn Kagoshima Taniyama
This hotel stands in a quiet location away from the downtown area. All rooms have air cleaners with humidifiers. Wi-Fi connection available in all rooms. Parking free of charge (parking for large vehicles available).
How to get there?
From Kagoshima Airport: Board the limousine bus and get off at the Oroshihonmachi Chuo bus stop. 10 min on foot from there.
By car: Exit the Ibusuki Toll Road at Taniyama Exit and continue along Prefectural Route 219 for about 5 min (5 km). Then take Prefectural Route 217 and continue for about 1 min (1 km) heading towards the Kotsu Anzen Kyoiku Senta (Traffic Safety Education Center).
Koran-no-yu Kinkouroh
With direct views of Kinko Bay and Sakurajima, scenic baths, and kaiseki cuisine featuring local produce and dishes, this hotel welcomes all guests with heartfelt hospitality.
All guestrooms at the lodging are on the Sakurajima side. On days with good visibility, guests can see the active volcano Sakurajima from their guestroom.
How to get there?
From Kagoshima-Chuo Station (JR Kyushu Shinkansen): Take the JR Ibusuki Makurazaki Line bound for Ibusuki or Yamakawa to Ibusuki Station (about 60 min), and it is about 15 min by taxi from there. Alternatively, take the same line to Miyagahama Station, and it is about 10 min on foot from there.
From Kagoshima Airport: Take an expressway bus bound for Ibusuki/Yamakawa to Taguchida bus stop, and it is about 10 min on foot from there.
*With an advance reservation, it is possible to get a direct bus from JR Miyagahama Station or Kagoshima Airport to the Taguchida bus stop.
By car: From the Kyushu Expressway Taniyama IC, take Route 226 towards the Kagoshima area for about 60 min (about 50 km).
Shioya Hostel Akune
Travel with an at-home feel. This lodging features a spacious kitchen for cooking and a shared common room. It's a quiet environment for rest and relaxation.
How to get there?
From Akune Station: Around 8 minutes on foot.
By car: When coming from Fukuoka, exit the expressway at Minamata IC; when coming from Kagoshima, exit the expressway at Satsumasendai-Mizuhiki IC. Follow Route 3 heading towards Kagoshima Bank Akune Branch.
From Kagoshima Bank, Akune Branch: 1 minute on foot
Taxis deliver guests to within a meter of the premises.
Ibusuki Shusuien
An authentic ryokan (Japanese style inn) in Satsuma, southern Japan. With warm-hearted service and delicious food, the ryokan offers guests the gift of relaxation.
How to get there?
From JR Ibusuki Station (Ibusuki-Makurazaki Line): Take a bus bound for Yamakawa Sanbashi and get off at the Sunamushi-Kaikan Saraku-mae bus stop. It is about 3 min on foot from there.

Shuttle Service
Ibusuki Station == Hotel
Pick-up from station to hotel: 13:30 - 18:00
Drop-off from hotel to station: Departs at 9:05 and 10:30
**Prior shuttle reservation required.
*Inquire about drop-off service at hotel front desk.
Kagoshima Kuko Hotel
Situated directly in front of Kagoshima Airport, the convenience of this location can't be beat. The hotel is ideal for business travel and sightseeing, and with two golf courses located nearby, it is also perfect for guests who enjoy golf.
How to get there?
From Kagoshima Airport: About 8 min on foot; 2 min by taxi.
By car: Exit the Kyushu Expressway at Mizobe-Kagoshimakuko IC and continue along Route 504 for about 1 min (less than 1 km). Located near Kagoshima Airport.
Hotel Lexton Tanegashima
Located 2.6 km south from Nishinoomote Port, this new and stylish business hotel is situated in the midst of nature, far from the hustle and bustle of a busy city.
How to get there?
By car: Exit the Tanegashima-kuko IC and continue along Prefectural Route 76 for about 20 minutes then along National Route 58 for about 5 minutes.
From Tanegashima Airport: Take the Yamato limousine bus bound for Nishinoomote Port and Sakuragaoka for about 30 minutes and get off at Nishinoomote Port. Then take the Yamato bus bound for Minamitane A co-op for about 5 minutes and get off at the Kawamukae bus stop. It is about 10 minutes on foot from there.

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