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Soak in ancient water

Meiji (time period) era, the hot springs of this facility, which has a history as an utilized by the Higo Hosokawa Clan hot spring, were forbidden to bathe by the general public.After a long time, it became popular as a hot spring sanatorium for locals, and now it has seven hot springs.There are two hot springs, a sub-spring source from the inn association and a private hot spring, and you can enjoy the sodium-chloride / sulfate spring (low-toned weakly alkaline high-temperature hot spring).Hot springs with a high alkaline concentration contain plenty of "meta-silicic acid," which is called a natural moisturizing ingredient, and greatly enhances the metabolism and moisturization of the skin.In addition, since it has a mild touch without habit, it is appreciated by people of all ages, from babies to the elderly.Except for the family bath, the men and women are replaced daily.Please enjoy it as if you were visiting the hot springs.

※Since the source is hot, we are adjusting the temperature by adding some water.
  • Daikan-no-yu

    The open-air bath, which is spacious enough for 10 adults to soak in, boasts the only open feeling of the hotel.The hot springs, which change color from moment to moment depending on the temperature and humidity, are transparent and cloudy, and have the highly effective spring quality that Hosokawa Morihisa used to love.
  • Gozen-no-Yu

    The venerable name of the hot spring is a tribute hot spring that is said to have healed the tiredness of the trip when the Higo feudal lord, senior vassal, and Nagasaki Bugyo stopped by this facility when they descended from Joraku.The bathtub with natural rocks is rich in wildness, and you can see the river view reflecting the four seasons from the lattice door.
  • Himehada-no-yu

    It is a heavy-duty indoor bath with plenty of cypress.In the daytime, the scenery along the mountain stream and the refreshing breeze come in through the windows that open in front.At night, the atmosphere changes, and the moonlight is received, and the lattice doors reflected on the surface of the water create a glossy atmosphere.
  • Inishie-no-yu

    It is a semi-open-air bath that connects Himehada-no-yuIt is a hot spring with a historical atmosphere that is reproduced using cedar bark and bamboo, imitating the hot springs of the time that remain in old books.Enjoy the slightly cloudy water at Motoyu, which has a history of about 300 years.
  • Sato-no-yu

    The semi-open-air bath, which is spaciously arranged in a thatched-roof bathhouse, has a "sleeping bath" in the foreground and a "standing bath" with a depth of 130 cm that you can grab and soak in two logs in the back.Chikugo River, which drowns out the sound of the buoyant world, looking up at the beams built high on the ceiling and entrusting yourself to the Yurari Onsen, it is strange as if you had a time trip to the Kurokawa Edo (time period) You can enjoy the feeling.

    ※This is a hot spring for guests only
  • Family bath

    Family hot water two, consists of Ni-no-yu of Ichi-no-yu a switching stone bathtub of cypress bath.Both baths are large enough for two adults to immerse themselves in, and there is ample space for a dressing room, so you can use it with confidence even when taking a bath with small children.No advance reservation or bathing fee is required.If it is free, you can lock it freely and use it as a charter.

About hot springs and bathing

Hot Springs

Kurokawa Onsen (100% natural hot spring)

Open Air Bath

Yes (both men and women (including time change), not reserved)

Private Bath

There(No condition)

Number of baths

[Open-air bath]Man:1 woman:1 Mixed bathing:0
[Inner bath]Man:1 woman:1 Mixed bathing:0

Bath Terms of Use

·In addition to the bath notation numbers, there is one semi-open-air bath exclusively for guests(Men's and women's time shift system)
·There are two private baths (indoor baths)
※The use time of the bath is 6 o'clock to 23 o'clock

Onsen tax

Hotspring tax adult 150 yen separately.

Bath time

6:00 in the morning to 11:00 in the evening

Bath time

From 8:30 in the morning to 9:00 in the evening(Last reception night 8:30)
※Drop-in customers

Bathing fee

[Adult(s)] 600 yen / [Children] 300 yen
※Drop-in customers
※Child price is from 3 to 12 years old.


Outdoor bath × 2
Daikan-no-yu, Inishie-no-yu/(Men's and women's time shift system)
Half open-air bath × 1(Sato-no-yu/For guests only)
Indoor bath x 2
(Gozen-no-Yu, Himehada-no-yu/(Men's and women's time shift system)
※All the baths change time, so you can enjoy a lot of baths in one night.

Source spring temperature

80.9 ° C

Hot Spring Qualities

[Fountain quality 1: Self-fountain source]
Sodium-sulfate·Chloride hot spring
Family bath "Ichi·2 "

[Fountain quality 2: Kurokawa Onsen Ryokan Association auxiliary fountain source]
Sodium-chloride·Sulfate fountain

※After the Kumamoto earthquake in April 2016, the hot springs of this facility are based on the quality of the hot springs, which contain a lot of acid and iron.
The spring quality has changed to alkaline, soft and highly effective for beautiful skin.
(It has returned to the quality of the spring 20 years ago.)
We have installed handrails, but please be careful about your feet.


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