More than 100 years –old RYOKAN stands aside River Tanoharu, very famous for a set of old Japanese film “TORASAN”.
Tairokan is established in 1900, just aside peaceful River Tanoharu. Since that, many travelers and guests have been healing their body and mind.Also once an old Japanese film ‘Torasan’ was set in our Ryokan.

Waterfalls hot spring and other 7 bathes welcome all our guests, welling up continuously every moment. You will enjoy a line of local and fresh dishes in a classical style.

Hot spring

Type of hot spring is sodium chloride carbonated spring.The water is used straight out of the well without any heating or cooling.All our guests can reserve any bath for free.

For Non staying visitors

Waterfalls hot sparing: 60mins 2,000JPY
Others:60mins 1,500JPY

【Roofed hot spring Uchiyu】
500 JPY /per person
*Can be reserved by staying guests

Weekdays: 9A.M.-3P.M.   /  Fri, Sat and Sun:9A.M.-6P.M.


Experience local and seasonal dishes freshly offered from Kumamoto, especially Aso Area, such as Basashi (horsemeat Sashimi), healthy Beef, Salt-Grilled Ayu (sweetfish) and more.

In-room dinner: Dinner will be served in your room with relaxing atmosphere.

Guests Room Type

Japanese style room only
*Toilet is facilitated depend on room type

Room Amenities

Tooth brush/Towels/Refrigerator


By car

5 mins from Kurokawa Onsen
10 mins from Minamioguni Town council
100 mins from Kumamoto Airport
60 mins from HITA highway interchange

By bus

A direct highway bus runs twice per day between Fukuoka (Hakata Station, Tenjin Bus Center and Fukuoka Airport) and Kurokawa Onsen.
3mins by walk from ‘Tanoharu’ bus stop
The Kyushu Odan Bus by Kyusanko travels directly from Kumamoto (Kumamoto Station, Kumamoto Kotsu Center and Kumamoto Airport) to Kurokawa Onsen, before continuing on across Kyushu to Beppu.
5 mins by car from ‘Kurokawa Onsen’ bus stop. We can pick you up if you inform us in advance.

General Information

Check in 15:00

Check out 11:00

TEL: + 81- 967-44-0908

Address: Manganji 7130, Minamioguni Machi, Aso Gun, Kumamoto, 869-2402 Japan

Number of rooms: 11 rooms

Car parking: 15 cars

Animal pets: unacceptable

Payment : in cash

Credit cards: not in service