Kurokawa Onsen Gosyo Gekkoujyu

Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan

Gekkoujyu is a very special Japanese inn in the famous Kurokawa Onsen spa area.

6777-2 Oaza Manganji Kumamoto Prefecture 869-2402 Minamioguni-machi, Aso-gun Japan
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Located in the mountains and surrounded by trees, Gekkoujyu is styled after a luxury retreat where privacy is ensured.

Even in a country blessed with countless hot springs, Kurokawa Onsen is one of the most popular spa areas in Japan.

In addition to each room having its own private indoor and outdoor hot spring bath, the Gekkoujyu also offers a mountain-top open-air bath with a 360-degree view of the beautiful surroundings.

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Gosyo Gekkoujyu

At a Glance

Modern Japanese-style Ryokan. 8 individually styled guest rooms ranging from 88 to 99 square meters.

Gekkoujyu is best reached by car from Fukuoka City (120km) or Kumamoto Airport (60km)

The hotel has a no-pets policy.

All rooms have both an inside bath, and open-air bath with a wood terrace, which are fed by free-flowing hot spring water directly from the source.

A mountain-top open-air bath is also available for exclusive reservation.

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The 8 individually Japanese-styled rooms at Gekkoujyu all coem with a living room with tatami mats, bedroom (2 semi-double beds), irori room, indoor bath, and open-air bath with wood terrace. In addition to Tenshin (88 sqm), Yoimachi (97 sqm), Kazemachi (99 sqm), Izayoi (95 sqm) and Ariake (82 sqm), Yumihari (87 sqm) features a footbath, Yumemi (98 sqm) features a tearoom, and Kagetsu (99 sqm) features a tsukimidai (moon-viewing place).

Kumamoto is blessed with variety and quality in food, including local branded beef such as Higo beef and Aso-ou beef, seasonal seafood from inshore seas, together with locally-grown vegetables and edible wild plants. In the preparation of seasonal food, Gekkoju places great value on the tradition of Japanese cuisine, while at the same time constantly introducing new inspiration into its dishes.


Hot spring water quality: mildly alkaline simple hot springs, with water flowing directly from source. Beneficial effects of bathing can include: relief from neuralgia, muscle soreness, painful joints, frozen shoulder, motor paralysis, stiff joints, bruises, sprains, hemorrhoids, chronic digestive diseases, sensitivity to cold, and fatigue, as well as promotion of health and support in recovery during convalescence.