Hotel Nikko Kumamoto
No prices found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Refrigerator in room
- High-speed internet in room
Travelers also recommend:
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Nikko Kumamoto
Travel Blogs from Kumamoto
We decided to take today as a recovery day so we slept in a little and went for a leisurely breakfast before heading out from our hotel. We were able to walk to all of our destinations today. Our first stop was the Hakata Machiya Folk Museum. This museum introduces the daily life and culture of Fukuoka City during the Meiji and Taisho periods. Craft products and souvenirs such as Hakata Ori (folk woven textile) and Hakata dolls were on sale. Our next stop ...
... fish cooked whole in a soy ginger sauce, sea urchin, and river eel. After lunch we wandered through the village taking some time to enjoy a beautiful Japanese garden outside of the restaurant, and an old European style home that belonged to an aristocratic family. The home in now used for weddings and receptions. We also toured quickly through a small museum housing samurai artifacts before taking a shuttle bus back to the train station. We took a ...
... the sun ( at last!) It was a typical Japanese affair, no shoes inside, your given a bag to carry them in during your visit, it was again very busy but very organised with people guided around pinch points to prevent overcrowding. The actual castle looked great with its white plaster cladding and decoration, all round a wooden frame as most if not all Japanese castles were? It made for a really good visit and the sunshine helped, ...
... peony, iris, morning glory, chrysanthemum and sasanqua). There is painstaking detail to the completion of the rooms, including metal etched fixtures. I don't know the name for them but they are beautiful. We went back twice to look at the rooms, we were so impressed.
Today we again visited the castle, in beautiful sunshine! We thought it looked more amazing than yesterday. Around the castle's massive curved walls are many multi-storey turrets and gates, as ...
... Also wonderful to experience the generous Japanese hospitality. We then headed to shinjuku, a station that 3 million people pass through every day. A shock to the system to be back in tokyo that's for sure. We found shinjuku goen park to find the famed cherry blossoms. The Cherry blossoms were stunning and the overcrowding was insane! An intriguing cultural phenomena. We ...