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Reviewed 4 October 2016

The hotel was excellent. We had a great room with amazing views on the coastline and the mountains. Staff was very friendly and the cousine great (very Japanese). They also have a good selection of beers and wines. In town there isnt much except for a supermarket, but you really dont need much. The onsen at the hotel is nice,...

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jrhotelyakushima, Front staff at JR Hotel Yakushima, responded to this review

Thank you for your staying. And thank you for your reviews. You seemed to enjoy the guest room and the hot spring of our hotel, and we are glad very much. Also, we get words of much praise from you, and we think in honor very much. About the bento box, we will use your opinion as a reference now...

Rensselaer, NY
Reviewed 29 June 2016

I wasn't sure what to expect when I booked this hotel and decided to choose half board. We stayed at a "destination" hotel in Japan three years ago and while the meals were tasty, it was a much larger place and all the meals were served buffet style. At JR Hotel Yakushima, we were totally pleased to be treated to...

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jrhotelyakushima, フロント オフィス マネージャー at JR Hotel Yakushima, responded to this review

Thank you for your staying. And thank you for your reviews. That was so great compliment for us. We are glad to see that. Thank you. And we are glad to hear that you can enjoy YAKUSHIMA and our hotel. We hope to willing sincerely to customers from abroad. And we would like to tell customers from overseas that how...

Reviewed 2 June 2016

Yakushima is about connection to nature and there are a great many camping and minshuku options. So, after you've done those, splurge and enjoy a luxurious stay to end you trip. Commanding sea views, beautiful spacious rooms, large hotel and private onsen (with sea views!) are available. Excellent Japanese hospitality - right down to letting you come down to dine...

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jrhotelyakushima, マネージャー at JR Hotel Yakushima, responded to this review

Thank you for your reviews. And thank you for your staying. We grad to hear that you could enjoy your staying and YAKUSHIMA. Yakushima will change the natural beauty of the season. If you have time to go to Japan,please come to Yakushima again. Thank you.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 April 2016

This hotel was the best we stayed in during our 3 week trip to Japan. Our room was spacious, with a lovely seating area by the floor length windows looking out on to the sea - just beautiful. Breakfast and dinner were included, a real treat as the food was delicious. We'd notified the hotel of our various dietary requirements...

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jrhotelyakushima, フロント オフィス マネージャー at JR Hotel Yakushima, responded to this review

Thank you for your staying. I'm very honored to seem to have gotten satisfied with the hotel of scenery. I 'm very willing to please even satisfied with the meal. Also please by all means come to Yakushima. We will also not be the best service in Yakushima. Thank you . JR HOTEL YAKUSHIMA KAI

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 13 April 2016

The location was beautiful, right off the water. Convenient location, Post Office is a 2min walk (only place who can withdrawal YEN), and there was a grocery store around the corner. Although a little far from the hiking spots, it was convenient to get there, as the local bus picks you up and drops you off right in front of...

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jrhotelyakushima, フロント オフィス マネージャー at JR Hotel Yakushima, responded to this review

Thank you for your staying and word of mouth. We were grad to hear that you enjoyed Yakushima and you were able to rerax in our hotel. So not many of the staff speak English,but we try to communicate to guest. Because we think and I want to enjoy the Yakushima during their stay. Please come to Japan and to...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed as part of our honeymoon, visiting Yakushima mostly for hiking for a few days. JR Yakushima was our first choice for accommodation and we're very happy with that choice. The staff were really accommodating, and made quite an effort to make us feel welcome, which we were very grateful. The food was also great too, my wife can...

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jrhotelyakushima, フロント オフィス マネージャー at JR Hotel Yakushima, responded to this review

Thank you for your staying. I very honored to think I am satisfied with the dinner of the hotel. Also, I think happy is as our satisfaction in cleaning your room. I would like to think of improvements in staff for the matter of the towel. By all means, and when it came to Yakushima, please come to the JR...

Sheffield
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Beautiful island, superb hotel, lovely staff and one of the best Japanese food you can be served in a hotel. The bedroom is spotless, simple but modern and well positioned. The views from the room are just amazing. You have a balcony and floor to ceiling windows. I just couldn't get enough of the scenery. Try the outside onsen and...

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Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed in this hotel for 2 nights and were very impressed. The rooms have the most stunning views across the ocean/mountains (we were lucky enough to face both) and huge floor to ceiling windows which allow you to sit and watch the landscape with a cold beer in hand! The hotel staff are great. Extremely attentive and respectful and...

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jrhotelyakushima, フロント オフィス マネージャー at JR Hotel Yakushima, responded to this review

Thank you for your staying and comment. And We grad to hear that you liked our room. Our hotel is away from the center, but the minute a quiet and beautiful area. So It is convenient for sightseeing and to use the rental car is recommended because during your stay. And there are not so many buses in Yakushima. If...

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Reviewed 25 March 2016

Fantastic! I spend most of the year living in hotels and this is one of the best I have visited in a long time. The only negative is also part of the attraction - the hotel is an hour (by bus) from the ferry port, but really this makes it more secluded and a retreat. From the moment the bus...

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jrhotelyakushima, フロント オフィス マネージャー at JR Hotel Yakushima, responded to this review

Thank you for your staying and comment. You seem to have enjoyed the time in Yakushima, we think we are pleased. The staff is delighted, look at the comments that you were satisfied. Yakushima is very beautiful island,so please come again. Thank you

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Reviewed 5 December 2015

The hotel doesn’t look impressive from the outside, but so many factors combined to give us a simply wonderful experience. Above all, the staff and their service were incredible. Upon arrival and before the car even came to a stop, they were coming out to receive us, took our bags in and drove the car down to their parking lot....

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jrhotelyakushima, フロント オフィス マネージャー at JR Hotel Yakushima, responded to this review

Thank you for your staying. We are honored to satisfied with your cooking. It is also an honor seemed Can you also satisfied with the service. We look forward to seeing you. JR HOTEL YAKUSHIMA Kai

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Additional Information about JR Hotel Yakushima

Address: 136-2 Onoaida, Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho 891-4404, Kagoshima Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kyushu-Okinawa > Kagoshima Prefecture > Yakushima > Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho > Onoaida Onsen
Price Range: €158 - €286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — JR Hotel Yakushima 4*
Number of rooms: 46
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“The higher, the better on the ocean side.”
 of 5 bubbles Alberta_the_Dog, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Top floor room (5th floor) facing to the side so you will have the views of the sea and mountains”
 of 5 bubbles Pokyyy, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view or mountain view - I prefer the ocean.”
  • The bus stop is at the door
 of 5 bubbles JapanCustomTours, 25 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Very good Onsen, and free WiFi in the reception area.”
 of 5 bubbles Pennina, 1 Dec 2015 | Read review
“As this hotel is set on the tip of a peninsula, most rooms have ocean views. Try to avoid the mountain-view rooms, as these also look onto a settlement.”
 of 5 bubbles elber2, 23 Mar 2015 | Read review
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