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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is absolutely the best onsen hotel my husband i have ever visited (out of the over 20 onsen hotels we have visited around Japan). Room - it's basically a house instead of a room. Each "room" is a cabin which is separated from another hence very great deal of privacy. The room is huge - with a large sitting...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kai and Hoshino resorts are top of my lists in Japan and when it comes to Onsen, they are my Number 1. (Visited KAI Hakone, Karuizawa Hoshinoya, Kyoto Hoshinoya and now KAI Aso). From Kurokawa Onsen area, there is a small hut with 2 white taxis. This is the free transportation to Kai Aso - about 10-15 mins ride. The...

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Reviewed 3 October 2015

I visited Kai Aso in early October, and the night is definitely cool enough for Onsen dips. Very relaxing! Kai Aso gives you all your dream about a relaxing and romantic Japanese Ryokan. They do not have a big Onsen (hot spring bath) area, but rather, all rooms has individual in-room Onsen. My room is facing a lush green slope,...

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Hoshino_Resorts, お客様担当マネージャー at Hoshino Resorts KAI Aso, responded to this review

Dear DiamondPolo, Thank you for taking the time to review Hoshino Resorts KAI Aso. We are pleased to hear that you could relax at your stay and we truly appreciate your kind comments. Your feedback about the room amenities, the quality of the dinner and the massage, provides us the opportunities to further enhance our guest experience. Thank you again...

Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

The down duvet was amazing, like sleeping on clouds! Service and English standards are high. Felt very relaxed and feels like I was in Bali resort but with Onsen. Attention to detail was over the top. Food was great, I love the kaiseki dinner

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Hong Kong
Reviewed 28 April 2014

Hoshino Resorts is always my top choice to stay in Japan. I am familiar with Hoshinoya Resorts, which is their top brand and this is the first time I stayed at the Kai Resorts brand. I honestly think the hotel group is too humble to call Kai Resorts "hot springs inn" as a translation from Japanese "Ryokan". Kai Aso is...

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Brunswick, Maine
Reviewed 9 November 2013

On our trip to Japan in October, my husband and I were privileged to stay in two traditional ryokans when we traveled to Kyushu Island for four days. It was a delightful immersion in Japanese culture. Each Kai Aso mountain resort villa had free flowing outdoor baths fed by mineral rich water from nearby Mt. Aso. The villas were charming...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
KAI Aso: Escape to the Land of the Fire KAI is a collection of ryokan, traditional Japanese inns, all with fewer than 50 rooms, that boast soothing hot springs and Japanese-style interiors. Enter an authentic world of ryokan and experience the spirit of this country’s omotenashi or traditional hospitality. KAI Aso is located on the southern island of Kyushu, surrounded by lush mountains of a national park. The mineral-rich hot springs of Mt. Aso, a caldera volcano, fill the outdoor tubs that grace every secluded villa. After you soak, take in panoramic views of the magnificent five peaks while savoring the local Kyushu cuisine. ... more   less 

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Address: 628-6 Yutsubo Senomoto, Kusu-gun, Kokonoe-machi 879-4912, Oita Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kyushu-Okinawa > Oita Prefecture > Kusu-gun > Kokonoe-machi > Sujiyu Onsen
Price Range: £582 - £1,011 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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