Kawayu Midoriya

Kawayu Onsen (Hongu) Ryokan

Kawayu Midoriya is one of the larger hotels in Kawayu Onsen and is located at the west end of the village.  There is a mixture of Japanese and Western style rooms.  Most Japanese style rooms look directly over the clear waters of the Oto River, which flows through the village.  Behind the hotel there are two mixed gender rock baths nestled in the river bank.  An evening soak, enjoying the natural surroundings, is a popular highlight for guests.

Kawayu Midoriya Hotel
Sample guestroom
River bath
Souvenir Corner
Sample western style room
River bath
Dining room
River bath

Price Plans

Japanese or Western room, Supper & Breakfast
 This price plan is for either a Japanese style or Western style room including supper and breakfast.  The Oto river, which flows in front of Kawayu Midoriya, is an important part of this hotel featuring natural hot spring baths.  In the summer, swimming in the river is an excellent way to stay cool and ...
Price per person 16,200 yen



Address 13 Kawayu, Hongu-cho, Tanabe City, Wakayama Prefecture, 647-1717

Busses run daily to Kawayu Onsen from Kii-Tanabe Station, Shingu Station and Gojo.
● 1hr 40 min by bus from Kii-Tanabe Station (bus timetable 1)
● ~1 hour by bus from Shingu Station (bus timetable 3)
● ~4 hours by bus from Gojo (bus timetable 4)
● ~10 minutes by bus from Kumano Hongu Taisha (bus timetable 11)
● 1 minute walk from "Kawayu Onsen 川湯温泉" bus stop

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Hongu Area Map                  Kawayu Onsen Map

Hongu Area Map                                   Kawayu Onsen Map

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Shuttle Service

At 8:00, 9:00, and 10:00 there are shuttles bus to Kumano Hongu Taisha, Fushiogami-oji, and Hosshinmon-oji.  (Max 15 passengers) 

Please let the front desk know the day before.


Free parking available for up to 100 vehicles.  Oversized parking available.


Western Style Japanese Style Mixed Style Other Style Number of Rooms Maximum Guests
Yes Yes Yes No 90 250

Facilities Television, Refrigerator, Air conditioning, Telephone, Safe
Amenities Shampoo, Hair conditioner, Body-wash, Toothbrush set, Shaver, Hair drier, Face towel, Bath towel, Yukata Japanese bathrobe, Slippers, Tea

Western style room: 22
Japanese style room: 62
Mixed style room (Japanese and Western): 6
Western ensuite toilet: All rooms

Ensuite bath: All rooms


Shared Indoor Shared Outdoor Shared Sauna Privately Reserved Ensuite Indoor Ensuite Outdoor
Yes, Onsen Yes, Onsen No No Yes Yes, Onsen

Bath hours: 15:00-24:00

Closed for cleaning: 10:00-14:00


What is an Onsen? >>
How to take a Japanese bath >>


Supper Meals served in restaurant from 18:00~19:30 (Buffet with some Japanese style set dishes)
Breakfast Meals served in restaurant from 7:30~9:00. (Buffet)

Vegetarian meals available (Please let us know in advance of what you can and cannot eat in detail)

Bento lunch box available

Facilities & Services

Facilities Elevator, Gift shop, Karaoke, Banquet hall, Meeting room, Public telephone, Coin laundry, Vending machine, Alcohol vending machine
Services Wake-up call, Wheelchair , Shuttle service, Luggage storage, Shipping, Bicycle rental
Internet Public computer
Traveler's Cheques Not accepted
Language Basic English

Iron/Iron Board lending service available
Karaoke room: 500 yen per person for 1 hour
Fax service available
Massage chair 300 yen for 20 minutes
Massage 4200 yen for 40 minutes
Rental bicycle
Washing and drying machines


Check-in Check-out Curfew
From 15:00 By 10:00 24:00

Rating & Reviews

Reviews (8)

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