All Youth Hostels in KYUSHU/OKINAWA area

Kyushu/Okinawa Area
Kitakyushu Youth Hostel

7 Hobashira, Yahatahigashi-ku Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, 805-0056

This Youth Hostel reopened in April 2013. It is located in the harlway point of Sarakura mountain, which is a national park and you can see a beautiful scenery from this YH. Please visit us as a starting or finishing point of your journey in Kyushu.

Fukuoka Youth Hostel

6-7-23 Hakata-eki-minami, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka, Fukuoka, 812-0016

This Youth Hostel is located in the center of the Fukuoka City. It is close to Hakata Station and Takeshita Station and it takes 5 minutes from this YH to Fukuoka International Airport. There are convenience stores, supermarkets, family restaurants, ramen shops and game centers nearby.

Takeo Onsen Youth Hostel

16060-1 Nagashima, Takeo-cho, Takeo, Saga, 843-0021

    Takeo hot springs plays a central role in Northern Kyushu tourism. It will take about 20 minutes to go to Arita which is famous for Japanese traditional ceramic wares, 1 hour to Huis Ten Bosch. Our hostel have a hot spring which is called "Hot spring of beauty".

    Youth Hostel Saga ken Seinen kaikan

    1-21-50 Hinode, Saga, Saga, 849-0923

      Since our hostel is surrounded by bunch of trees and the facilities of sports and cultutre, it is ideal for camp of sports or cultural club. There is the biggest village at Yayoi period called Yoshinogari ruins located at north Tsukushi plain. Even though only castle gate remains around the place which Saga Castle used to be, tehre are prefectual museum. Also, formar residence of Shigenobu Ookuma who is great politician born in Saga is worth seeing.

      Hirado Youth Hostel

      1111-3 Okubomen, Tabira-cho, Hirado, Nagasaki, 859-4821

      Our hostel is located Nakase Highlands which is ideal to sightseeing west Kyushu. You can overlook the panoramic views of the Sea of ??Genkai in Tabira-town which has the westernmost train station in Japan called Tabira-Hiradoguchi. There are camping facilities in the prairie, and also cross-country tournament is held in December every year. Natural apperance of insects can be observed at "Tabira insect natural garden". Please heal tired of the journey by taking open-air hot spring named "Sougen no yu".

      Shimabara Youth Hostel

      7938 Shimokawashiri-machi, Shimabara, Nagasaki, 855-0861

        Shimabara "City of the castle town of water". Castles and mossy is soaring by hidden history of Shimabaranoran, etc., there is a spring water throughout the town. Carp swim in the clear stream, this city is called a city of water. In addition, there could be by the volcano that erupted in 1991, also a newest mountain in Japan called Heisei-Shinzan. There is Unzen hot spring in the middle, is a land full of nature and history.

        Goto Miraku Sun Set Youth Hostel

        493 Hamanokuri, Miiraku-cho, Goto, Nagasaki, 853-0601

          This Youth Hostel is instructive facility and it's next to the Mitsuiraku City Park Which has a gymnasium, play ground, tennis courts and heated pool in Goto Islands of Fukue Islands. At Fukue Island, you can enjoy the Takahama beach which has cobalt green sea, Oosezaki lighthouse, old misterious church, fishing, stained glass, and ceramics. Best place to visit for solo trip, group trip or camp. We have ture experience campaign!

          Nagasaki Catholic Center Youth Hostel

          10-34 Ueno, Nagasaki, Nagasaki, 852-8113

          There is Uragamitensyudou; the Catholic Church outside of the window and you can hear the bell of Angelus when you wake up. Our brand new YH was open in Uragami, Nagasaki. There is Heiwa-park near the hypocenter of the atomic bomb around our hostel. Our staffs are knowledgeable for history and geography. We are planning some new events for you. 60 years have passed since the bombing in Nagasaki. We held the walking event named Saruku-haku. Welcome to Nagasaki!!

          Aso Kujyu Kogen Youth Hostel

          6332 Senomoto, Minamioguni-machi, Kumamoto, 869-2400

            We have a Kurokawa-Onsen which is most popular hot spring in Kyusyu, and you can climb Mt. Kujuu watching Miyamakirishima(Rhododendron kiusianum) or autumn foliage. Since our plateau is located at 930 meters above the sea, it is cool even in summer and great location for summer resort or summer camp. You can see the beautiful sunset and skyful stars, and you can experience a paraglider, making soba, or riding horse. You can enjoy skiing at Kujyu ski area in winter which is 10 minutes away from our hostel by car.

            Aso Youth Hostel

            922-2 Kurokawa, Aso, Kumamoto, 869-2225

              The hiking for Mt. Kijima is awsome. This is a secret great spot and we bet you can really enjoy Aso.

              Youth Hostel Kumamoto YMCA Aso Camp

              358 Kurumakaeri, Aso, Kumamoto, 869-2234

                This Youth Hostel is located at a foot of theNorthern Somma of Aso and it's surrounded by a quiet forest where birds are singing. It is also the starting point of a road to Daikanbo where you can enjoy a superb view of Aso Godake, the whole Aso area along the Milkroad. The accecible main hall which features the warmth of a tree was opend in 1997. We prerare log house for you all. There is a climbing bus and house riding event. You can see the burn off a field in spring and autumn foliage in fall. We usually hold the new year's eve party on Dec. 31 and you can enjoy talking around fire place or Kotatsu.

                Youth Hostel Murataya Ryokan

                1672 Takamori, Takamori-machi, Kumamoto, 869-1602

                  Takamori is a town of South part of Aso. There is public hot spring because many famous spring water and infiltrated water neaby. Why don't you feel a soft breeze whlie taking a trolley car? This Youth Hostel is a good plave to lodge together. You can choose this place as a base of touring on a cycle since we has a bicycle parking area with a roof.

                  Youthpia Kumamoto Youth Hostel

                  3-17-15 Suizenji, Kumamoto, Kumamoto, 862-0950

                  There is the Suizenji Park of Momoyama Kaiyu-shiki-Garden imitating the 53 Stations of the T?kaid? as tourist spots in Kumamoto City. It is ten minutes to get to the Kumamoto Castle by bus. The castle is one of the three main castle in Japan and its stone wall is called "Musha- Gaeshi" which is signature curved stone walls.In Spring, we can enjoy beatiful scenery of cherry blossoms. Also, it is possible to go around to historical places related to Musashi Miyamoto who was known as a great swordman. Kumamoto is located in the center of Kyusyu, so you can easily visit Aso, Amakusa, Oita, Miyazaki and Kagoshima.

                  Kunisaki Hanto Kunimi Youth Hostel

                  3750 Imi, Kunimi-cho, Kunisaki, Oita, 872-1401

                    Kunisaki Peninsula has many temples and stone buddha statues, for example, Fukiji Temple and Kumano Buddhist Sculptures and it is known as a village of buddha. However it might not be impressive journey if you go round by a tour bus. Why don't you visit temples on foot, hold your hands to wayside statues and enjoy talking with the people of the district? It is great to enjoy a view from the rocky hills. Kunihiro is a place where you can reconsider yourself while spending your time in luxury. We would like to help your journey and this Youth Hostel is good place to lodge together.

                    Youth Hostel Yamakuniya

                    1993-1 Sogi, Honyabakei-machi, Nakatsu, Oita, 871-0202

                      We can easily visit "Ao-no-domon (Tunnel dug through the Kyoshu Peak)", Which still has a trace of chisel and easily go to Yabakei claft shop in a southern direction. . Both are 5 minuts from Youth Hostel Yamakuniya on foot. Also, there are a archives center next to the shop, and a holl where you can experience making buckwheat. Rakanji temple is 1 km ahead from there. The Five Hundred Disciples of the Buddha is on the hillside and the view from this site is beautiful. From Nakatsu to Morizane, there is a cycling road which is one of the greatest road for 35 km along the Yamakuni river. There is a Yabakei Bidge below the Ao-no-domon which is greater than any other arch bidge in Kyusyu.

                      Beppu Yukemuri Youth Hostel

                      7 Kumi, Miyuki Beppu, Oita, 874-0045

                      Beppu is one of the greatest hot spring in terms of yeild of hot spring water and number of hot spring wells in the world. This Youth Hostel is located in "Tetsu wa onsen" ,which is one of the hot spring districts that we call "Beppu Hachiyu". It's available from bus terminals and ports and you can enjoy walking around famous hotsprings , which is called "Jigoku Meguri(the hell tour)"on foot. This YH is surounded by more than 20 hot springs that has many varieties of its quality and you can relax and take a walk around the spa. It is suitable to heal from a long trip.

                      Yufuin Country Road Youth Hostel

                      441-29 Kawakami, Yufuin-cho, Yufu, Oita, 879-5102

                      Yuhuin is near from Yuhudake(Hill) whose peak is 1,584m. Yuhuin is the third largest place which has a great amount of hot water. Also, it has many places to visit, for example, hot springs , art museums and caf?. Yuhuin Country Road Youth Hostel is located in the north of this city and its elevation is higher than any other places around here. You can enjoy the sky ful of lstars in the night. Hot water sourced from the hot spring flows in the footbath facility and its hot spring is available anytime. This hostel has many places that you have fun.

                      Takachiho Youth Hostel

                      5899-2 Mitai, Takachiho-cho, Miyazaki, 882-1101

                        Takachiho is widely known as a home of gods. You can see the mountain "Amanokaguyama" in east, and in the bottom of the mountain, you can also find the Asian highest railroad bridge. You can enjoy nature and modern times blended scenery infront of the hostel. Near this building, there are hotspring center, and hotwater pool too. There are many points to visit around this area.

                        Youth Hostel Sun Flower Miyazaki

                        1-3-10 Asahi, Miyazaki, Miyazaki, 880-0803

                        This Youth Hostel is in the central part of Miyazaki city, and suitable for a relay point of travel. As this place is near the Miyazaki prefectural office and is 5 minutes walk away from urban area, the location is really convenient. Also, if you go to the mountain ridge called "Horikiri touge", you can enjoy seeing beautiful sea and unique shaped coast called "Demon's washing rock". It takes about 1 hour by bus. In addition, you can walk on the world highest suspention bridge in Ayano town, and can watch many kinds of aucient tombs in Saitobaru.

                        Tamaya Youth Hostel

                        5-27-8 Yunohama, Ibusuki , Kagoshima, 891-0406

                        In front of this Youth Hostel, there is a natural sand steam bath. For example, it is nice to take the bath after climbing the mountain for relaxing. It is also possible to see the mountain from cape called "Nagasakihana". What is more, there are many attractive sightseeing spots like the biggest lake in Kyushu area called "Ikedako", the southest eastest station in Japan "Onishi" station, Samurai residence, and historic ruins. Also, it is recommended to do sea kayaking in "Kinkou" bay.

                        Fukiagehama Youth Hostel

                        901 Hioki, Hiyoshi-cho, Hioki, Kagoshima, 899-3101

                          This Youth Hostel is located in the north area of the Fukiage sandhill which is one of the biggest sandhill in Japan. You can enjoy both beautiful sandhill and sky full of stars in the night. It is also interesting to see potteries of Satuma porcelain which is the special products of this prefecture. Also, there is a cycling road near this place.

                          Kirishima Jingumae Youth Hostel

                          2459 Taguchi, Kirishima, Kagoshima, 899-4201

                            The volcano which was first appointed as the national park in 1934 is famous for great landscape like beautiful nature, lakes, hotsprings, and vally. In this place, you can enjoy seasonal characteristics like fresh green in spring, cool and refreshing in summer, red leaves of autumn, and trees covered with ice in winter. Add to these, you can also enjoy sightseeing, leisure and sports activity around there. For instance, there are shrine, park, and farm.

                            Yunosato Youth Hostel

                            2-38-20 Omure, Ibusuki, Kagoshima, 891-0401

                            There are many attractive sightseeing points near this area. For example you can experience natural sand steam bath, climb the mountain, see the biggest lake in Kyushu area, visit the southest cape in Kyushu and so on. This place is suitable for relaxing yourself mentally and physically.

                            Kinkouwan South Road Youth Hostel

                            718-2 Kawaminami, Nejime, Minamiosumi-cho, Kagoshima, 893-2502

                              Located in the most southern part, Okuma peninsula is full of beautiful nature. The western area of the peninsula, which the hostel is situated in, has a seashore where the landscapes of Sakurajima and Kaimon Volcano, as well as magnificent view of sunset are within your sight. The fully diversitied scenery of nature that is given by the four seasons and different rivers and mountains will make your journey truly exiting. Other hotspots this island holds are places like Uchinoura rocket base and Kanoya Air Base. In the proximity there are some springs where you can relax yourself both mentally and physically.

                              Yakushima Youth Hostel

                              278-2 Miyanoura, Yaku-cho, Kagoshima, 891-4205

                              Located in front of Miyanoura Port, the main entrance door of Yaku Island. In the proximity are restaurants, stores and sovenior shops. Several buses are on service to get to main spots like Yakusugi Land and entrance for the mountain. Near from the hostel, you can enjoy seeing the forest that was modeled in the famous animation movie Princess Mononoke, Shirataniun Valley, seashore where many sea turtles come to lay eggs in a specific season, etc. You can also enjoy some activities like diving and fishing. A tourist center is closely located. There is another hostel in the southern part of the island.

                              Amami Youth Hostel

                              2380 Chinase, Naze, Amami, Kagoshima, 894-0047

                                A new hostel is built in Amami Great Island which is surrounded by bule ocean that nearly raches the sky. When it comes to singing and dancing, the mixture of different voices of different people creates great harmony. If one plays three strings, people enjoy joining it with different tones and many instruments. Experience a unique culture of dancing and singing that is slightly different from that in Okinawa.

                                Okinawa International Youth Hostel

                                51 Onoyama-cho, Naha, Okinawa, 900-0026

                                Location here is great. It will take just 10 minutes to the airport and the bus terminal is also in the proximity. As a base of travellers, we provide many activities like diving, canueing, and personal water craft. The hostel is actually located inside the Onoyama Park, so people can conveniently enjoy many sports activities. Pick-up buses are available for group guests. Recently we often welcome groups of guests who intend to learn about the environment. Activities for environment learning are provided. Our main cluster of guests is group guests.

                                City Front Harumi Youth Hostel

                                2-22-10 Tomari, Naha, Okinawa, 900-0012

                                This hostel is located quite near from the port. Refurbishment has been done recently. Sogen Shrine and a monument to celebrate the visits of 19th-century US chief of East Asian Company Mathew Perry are in its proximity. Just a 10 minute walk will bring you to the Kokusai Street, the most polulous and prosperous area of Okinawa Prefecture. This hostel is conveniently located to have a day trip to the near surrounding islands. The near port is a kind of hub to the other island in Okinawa.

                                Youth Hostel Takana Ryokan

                                499 Taketomi, Taketomi-cho, Okinawa, 907-1101

                                  Our guardian Shisa sat on red-tiled rooftops, old buildings and townscape still intact. Taketomi-jima preserves essential Okinawan traditions. You can spend at leisure in this conservation area. A lot of interactions among travelers will enrich your journey, too. Immerse yourself in beautiful Kondoi Beach and take a Water Buffalo Cart ride. There's plenty to see on this small island.

                                  Irumoteso Youth Hostel

                                  870-95 Uehara, Taketomi-cho, Okinawa, 907-1541

                                    FLOWERS January to early February: Cherry blossom season. March: Deigo in bloom. OUTDOOR ACTIVITY April to October: Sorkeling, Canoe, Waterfall watching, Cycling, Stargazing. FIREFLY November to January: Oshima-madobotaru (Pyrocoelia). March to late April: Yaeyamabotaru.

                                    Miyakojima Youth Hostel

                                    1325-3 Shimosato, Hirara, Miyakojima, Okinawa, 906-0013

                                      Miyako-jima is a flat, beutiful island covered with coral reef. Our Hostel is right at the center and accessible to nearby markets. Slow down and relax on a southern island.

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