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Tanayu Onsen (rooftop hot spring)

My boyfriend and I went to Tanayu Onsen in the Suginoi Palace. Suginoi Hotel has three buildings... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2016
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Old school onsen town

Enjoyed the jigoku tour where you visit several hot springs which have different colours and... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2015
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The resort of Beppu was a disappointment for us as it was the only dirty town in our 3-week holiday in Japan. It had lots of litter in the streets and an unkempt beach and beach front. The hot springs areas were just ‘okay’ (we’ve...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stirfry151
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Beppu is a town simmering with hot springs. You can see hot air coming out from drains or specially built air vents as you drive around the city. And yes, make it a point to visit the 7 designated “tourist” onsen ponds ranging from red...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Fiona C
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

We went to a place called Ebisuyu. Weekdays is cheaper in price. You can choose the type of hot spring you prefer. They have outside and inside bathing areas. The price was 1900yen(40mins) including rental towels for 2person. very nice experience.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank frederiskslot
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

In beppu should visit the most popular jigoku meguri which consist 8 "hells". The entrance fee is 2000yen for 8 hells. The 6 hells are nearby, the blood pond and tornardo hells quite far from the 6hells, we walked for an hour to reach these...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank marsha1122
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went to Tanayu Onsen in the Suginoi Palace. Suginoi Hotel has three buildings and the onsen is in the Palace building. They offer a free shuttle from Beppu Station to the hotel every 15 minutes. Look for a purple mini van...More

Date of experience: March 2016
4  Thank Pom0128
Reviewed 28 May 2015

I made a mistake, and it was called Beppu. I came to Beppu after two nights in Kurokawa Onsen, which was a quaint and charming town with well-kept onsens and a friendly atmosphere. Contrast Beppu, which is run down, depressing, and, at least when I...More

Date of experience: May 2015
12  Thank A T
Reviewed 23 March 2015

Enjoyed the jigoku tour where you visit several hot springs which have different colours and characters of their own. The hotels in the area however is less impressive than that of the ones in the kurokawa precinct. Would recommend coming here for the scenery but...More

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank The_Savvy_Glutton
Reviewed 10 December 2014

The good attraction in Beppu town. This hot spring has 2 ponds. Brick color and Light blue color. If you have limited time and not want to see all of 8 hells tour. This hot spring is recommend.

Date of experience: September 2014
4  Thank Icykoko
Reviewed 9 May 2014

So many color in one picture, amazing place. Just about the sakura season, very beautiful. Foot spa corner, you could have a feet spa for free, and if you do not have towel with you, could buy a towel by automat.

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank emily x
Reviewed 20 February 2014

The onsen were very interesting and made some great pictures. However, their charm was completely overshadowed by the disgust I felt on seeing the animals in the small, run-down zoo in Yama Jigoku and Oni Jigoku. All the animals were on their own, with very...More

Date of experience: February 2014
19  Thank Lottie D
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