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    5725-1 Manganji, Minamioguni-machi, Aso-gun 869-2402, Kumamoto Prefecture
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We wanted to visit Kurokawa onsen, Mount Aso and Takachiho Gorge and decided to book a 4D/3N stay in Takefue. It was snowing on the day we arrived, making the drive through the forest, up to the ryokan truly magical! The staff were all waiting...More

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    Response from 竹ふえマネージャー, マネージャー at TakefueResponded 5 days ago

    Thank you for your stay. And thank you for many comments. We are very happy. Japanese snow, yukata, hot springs ... and TAKEFUE. It seems that you could spend the best and luxurious time you can only taste here. Mr / Ms Tigermum1, and your...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed for two nights in July 2017. This was our first ryokan/onsen experience. The property is in a serene bamboo forest. We had a wonderful personal helper to introduce us to the property. She also prepared breakfast and dinner for us, which was quite...More

    2  Thank Sean B
    Response from 竹ふえマネージャー, マネージャー at TakefueResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you for your comment.How was the outdoor bath surrounded by bamboo? You will be able to taste a very fantastic and open-minded atmosphere.We are preparing the best items to satisfy dinner and breakfast. We are pleased that Mr/Ms Sean B is pleased.Japanese instruments fits...More

    Reviewed 13 September 2017

    Definitely the best place we've ever been to. We came to Takefue for three days to kick start our honeymoon, right after the crazy-tiring-wedding. We found the place a few months before by googling images of picturesque ryokan spas in Japan - this one catches...More

    2  Thank Ines S
    Response from 竹ふえマネージャー, マネージャー at TakefueResponded 14 September 2017

    First of all, Mr / Ms Ines S congratulations on your marriage. I'm very happy to have a honeymoon at TAKEFUE.And thank you for making lots of memories at TAKEFUE. The view of TAKEFUE is the best. The inn is surrounded by bamboo was fantastic...More

    Reviewed 12 September 2017

    I have been to various boutique spa hotels in Japan, and this one definitively tops the list. First of all, it is located in a secluded bamboo forest (though perfectly accessible from the nearby Kurokawa spa town), scenic with winding paths and beautifully constructed architecture....More

    2  Thank TommyOu
    Response from 竹ふえマネージャー, マネージャー at TakefueResponded 14 September 2017

    Thank you for staying at TAKEFUE.And thank you for your feedback. Mr/Ms TommyOu. The view of bamboo is the best. It is a space of healing. We have the best facilities and the best amenities as well as the scenery.We are glad that you like...More

    Reviewed 3 July 2017

    I’m not sure where to begin with my stay here. The bus journey from Fukuoka was magical. The countryside in Kyushu is breathtaking, especially when you get up into the mountains. It almost feels other-wordly as you ascend into the mist and the clouds, up...More

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    Response from 竹ふえマネージャー, マネージャー at TakefueResponded 5 July 2017

    Thank you for your stay in Takefue. Mr. Moaksey. And we are very happy to write a lot of reports. Takefue is secluded and surrounded by bamboo groves. It starts from a non-daily life that you cannot usually taste. A special space that is not...More

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    • Breakfast included
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    • USD 821 - USD 3,014 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    30 August 2017|
    Response from 竹ふえマネージャー | Property representative |
    Thank you for a question. We recommend stays more than it in 2 nights. It is better every day when I change the room. There are lots of fun depending on the room. We wait for Mr/Ms Deans107 in TAKEFUE.
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    23 August 2017|
    Response from 竹ふえマネージャー | Property representative |
    Thank you for your question. In case of using JR Kyushu, it is best to arrive at Kurokawa Onsen by bus. The TAKEFUE staff will pick you up to Kurokawa Onsen free of charge. Please contact us in advance. Details are on the... More
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    Response from 竹ふえマネージャー | Property representative |
    Hello. Thank you for your question. TAKEFUE's red leaves(KOYO) are roughly from mid-October to mid-November. But last year it was hot, so it turned red leaves(KOYO) in mid November. Prediction is difficult as it is about... More
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    "The ones with private onsens are worth the extra money but the smaller rooms are also amazing, we stayed in..."
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    "There are a lot of steps within the compound. Check with reservations if that is a concern."
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    "The ones with the private outdoor baths are worth it if you want to go for a soak 24/7."
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    "Every room is amazing. If you stay in multiple rooms you will need to go off site for 3-4 hours. The city..."
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