Kawayu Matsuya

  • Kawayu Matsuya

    Kawayu Matsuya

  • Sample twin western room

    Sample twin western room

  • View from guestroom

    View from guestroom

  • Hot spring bath

    Hot spring bath

  • Entrance area

    Entrance area

  • Sample single Japanese guestroom

    Sample single Japanese guestroom

  • Yukata


  • Sitting room

    Sitting room

  • Sample single western guestroom

    Sample single western guestroom

  • Sample twin Japanese guestroom

    Sample twin Japanese guestroom


Onsen Business Hotel

Kawayu Matsuya is a practical, simple business hotel associated with Kawayu Midoriya Hotel.  The rooms are western style and elevated Japanese style platform with futon.  There is a hot spring bath in the hotel, but guests can also use the bathing facilities at Kawayu Midoriya for no extra charge.  The outdoor baths at Kawayu Midoriya are set in the river bank. Meals are served at Kawayu Midoriya in the basement floor which features large windows looking onto the river.  Guest rooms look onto the Oto river. Guests can also use the Kumano Kodo run by Kawayu Midoriya.

Full Name

Kawayu Matsuya


Kawayu Onsen (Hongu)




29 Kawayu, Hongu-cho, Tanabe City, Wakayama Prefecture, 647-1717
〒647‐1717 和歌山県田辺市本宮町川湯29

Map Code 

478 227 047*33


Google Area


15:00 - 18:00


by 10:00



Rating & Reviews


Reception & Service

 Price Plan(s)

Kawayu Matsuya

  • Supper & Breakfast
    11,300 yen~

Kawayu Matsuya

  • Breakfast
    6,400 yen~

Kawayu Matsuya

  • No Meals
    4,600 yen~

 Sanitation and Hygienic Measures

■ This accommodation follows guidelines to reduce the spread of Covid-19.

For Guests
■ Please follow the advice for the public outlined by the World Health Organization when visiting the area.


Western Style Yes
Japanese Style Yes
Mixed Style No
Other Style No
Number of Rooms 80
Maximum Guests 136

Western style room: 24
(Single room: 12, Twin room: 12)
Japanese style room: 54
(Single room: 8, Twin room: 46)
Western ensuite toilet: All rooms
Ensuite bath: Yes (only Western style room)

  • Television
  • Refrigerator
  • Air conditioning
  • Shampoo
  • Hair conditioner
  • Body-wash
  • Toothbrush set
  • Shaver
  • Hair drier
  • Face towel
  • Bath towel
  • Yukata Japanese bathrobe
  • Tea


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

Bath hours: 15:00~24:00, 5:00~10:00

What is an Onsen?

How to take a Japanese bath

Complete Japanese bath guide.


Meals served in Kawayu Midoriya restaurant from 18:00~19:30 (Buffet Style)
Meals served in Kawayu Midoriya restaurant from 7:00~9:00 (Buffet Style)

● Able to cater to vegetarians on request

● For food allergies, please ask whether we can cater for your request.
   Please let us know details of what you cannot eat in advance.

● Bento lunch box available

Vegetarian Meals

 : Included  : Not Included

  • : Meat
  • : Fish & Seafood
  • : Eggs
  • : Dairy Products
  • : Katsuo Dashi (fish stock)
Type A
Type B
Type C
Type D
Type E

Vegetarianism is not common in the Japanese countryside. Please double-check the Vegetarian Type which the service provider can accommodate to make sure that it meets your needs. Often being able to eat trace amounts of the ubiquitous Katsuo Dashi (fish stock) makes it easier to find options.

More Information

NOTE: It is difficult and not culturally sensitive to change meal requests, or make new meal demands, onsite when you arrive at accommodations. Vegetarian types must be confirmed during the reservation process and respected during your visit.

 Facilities & Services

  • Elevator
  • Meeting room
  • Coin laundry
  • Ice machine
  • Vending machine
  • Alcohol vending machine
  • Internet
  • Free Wi-Fi (Guestroom)
  • Free Wi-Fi (Lobby)
  • Credit Card
  • Not accepted
  • Traveler's Cheques
  • Not accepted
  • Language
    Japanese only
  • Shuttle service
  • Luggage storage
  • Shipping
  • Notes

    Meeting room (on 3rd floor)


    Access Information

    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

    More bus timetables.

    Shuttle Service

    ● Shuttle buses bound for Kumano Hongu Taisha, Fushiogami-oji, Hosshinmon-oji run on 8:00am, 9:00am, and 10:00am. (Up to 15 people) Ask ahead of time.

    ● These busses are run by Kawayu Midoriya.


    Up to 50 vehicles (free)