A long-established hot spring inn (ryokan) located in Hitoyoshi city in the southernmost of Kumamoto Prefecture. With the concept of "Kanga Waraku", we serve customers with elegant relaxation and peaceful enjoyment in a high-quality space, time, experiences, and services that allow the body and mind to rest.
The building is filled with the warmth of wood with a resort atmosphere with a total of 74 guest rooms, a lounge overlooking the Southern Kyushu Mountains, a dining room with multi-course meals with the concept of “local produce for local consumption”, an open-air bath, a large public bath, a footbath, and a selection of local specialties.
There are plenty of facilities such as shops, a Kuma shochu lounge, and a sky terrace overlooking the Kuma River and Hitoyoshi Castle Ruins. In addition to Japanese-style rooms, guest rooms with open-air hot spring baths, and suites where you can enjoy a river view, there are a wide variety of guest room types to suit your needs.
Halal kaiseki meals made with local ingredients are popular with Muslim customers. Prayer mats are available in guest rooms upon reservation (no Qur'an or Qibla).
Hotel & Ryokan Ayunosato is a 5-star inn, Michelin 2018-certified, and #1 on Jalan Award 2021 for the Kyushu area.