HOTEL RYUGU Tenshi no Hashigo

6136 Aizu, Matsushima-cho, Kami-Amakusa City, Kumamoto Prefecture, JAPAN 861-6102
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HOTEL RYUGU Tenshi no Hashigo Travel Journal


The location name "Matsushima" means "an island of pine trees on the sea or on a lake," and there are many "Matsushima" locations in various parts of Japan......

Private & Open-air Bath Reports
Private & Open-air Bath Reports

All eight rooms at "Tenshi no Hashigo" are suites with open-air baths. All of them offer an open-air bath with a view of the Amakusa Sea.....

Facilities & Hot Spring Reports
Facilities & Hot Spring Reports

"Tenshi no Hashigo" is located in the same building as "Hotel Ryugu" and is a hotel-in-hotel type of hotel. The entrance is the same as that of "Hotel Ryugu", but the front desk and lobby are separate.....

Guest Room Reports
Guest Room Reports

All eight suites are equipped with an open-air bath in the "Tenshi no Hashigo". The common features are chic interior design and luxurious furnishings.....

Cuisine Reports
Cuisine Reports

Dinner at "Tenshi no Hashigo" is a creative teppanyaki-centered kaiseki course served in the exclusive "Kokorozukushi" dining restaurant. You can enjoy to the fullest the carefully selected local delicacies such as Higo beef, Ise lobster, abalone, and Amakusa Daioh ( local chicken).....

Extra Reports
Extra Reports

About 100 couples a year celebrate their weddings at the "Hotel Ryugu". A brick chapel, called "Sea Bride", is located on a site that juts out toward the sea, and has become a symbol of the inn.....


Keywords for this ryokan
Suites with open-air baths
Guest room open-air bath overlooking the sea and islands of Matsushima
Private baths and footbath BAR available in the main building
Excellent teppanyaki + creative kaiseki dinner
Enjoy the Amakusa sunset on a private beach
People like this are OK
Those who want to spend a relaxing time with a peaceful view of the ocean.
Those who are looking for a higher grade of service and surprises.
People like this are NG
Those who do not like the sophisticated service of a hotel.

HOTEL RYUGU Tenshi no Hashigo Basic Information

Accommodation Information

Check-In 3:00 p.m.
Check-Out 11:00 a.m. (Anniversary plan is until noon)
Card usage Allowed
Room Views Sea・Garden
In-room Meal Dinner in room only for Type S room guests.
Others are served at the restaurant "Kokorozukushi".
Breakfast is served in the room.
Dinner Teppanyaki + Creative Kaiseki
Breakfast Choose Japanese or Western meal

Room Rates ※Rates are for 1 person when 2 people stay in 1 room (tax not included)

Official website's online reservation benefits Member's card membership (limited to repeat guests, apply at the time of your stay)
①Reservations can be made 12 months in advance (by phone only)
②For reservations made through the official website or by phone, 1,000 yen off at "Hotel Ryugu" and 2,000 yen off at "Tenshi no Hashigo" (not possible for reservations paid in advance).
Special Packages Early bird discount 30, Anniversary, Adult family trip, etc. Check the Official Website for details★
General rooms From 30,800 yen
※The room width is from 60 sq.m. to

Facility Information

Establishment / Reconstruction Established in 2008
Number of Rooms All 8 rooms (All rooms have an open-air bath)
Number of People Accommodated 20 persons
Private Bath 3 private open-air baths and 2 private indoor baths
Fee : 60 min. 3,000 yen, 90 min. 4,500 yen
Available hours : 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
View: Sea, Islands
Public bath / Other Public baths for men and women (baths are switchable)
Available hours: 6:00 a.m. to midnight
Parking Area 60 cars
Pets Not Allowed (Introduce pet hotels in the nearby area)
Barrier Free Not Supported
Esthetics / Massages Esthetics available (30 min. from 4500 yen)
Massages available by outside arrangement (40 min. from 4,000 yen)
Internet Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
DVD DVD Watchable
TV Channels NHK: 2 stations, Private Broadcasting: 4 stations, NHKBS: 2 stations, BS: 6 stations
Facilities Bedrock bath, Footbath BAR, Shops, Tea lounge
Refrigerator System Inclusive (everything in the refrigerator is free of charge) / Freezer: not available
Refrigerator drinks: Beer & Mineral water for the number of guests
Vending Machine Available
Sales shop Available
Yukata Bath towels
Towels Soap
Body wash Shampoo
Conditioner Rinse in shampoo
Shower cap Toothbrush
Hair dryer Brush
Comb Razor blade
Cotton bud Toilet with washer

Other Service / Rental Information

Wheelchair Free rental wheelchair, barrier-free restroom
Foreign Languages

Extra Information

Recommended Souvenirs Simon tea
Nearby Convenience Store 5 min. by car
Cellular Antennas ◎docomo ◎au ◎softbank

HOTEL RYUGU Tenshi no Hashigo Hot spring Information

Spring quality Sodium-Chloride spring (hypotonic, weak alkaline, hyperthermal spring)
Temperature of the source 43.1℃
Output rate
Hydrogen ions pH 8.11
Total dissolved substances (excluding gases)
Gushing of the source Hot spring water is drawn from a source controlled by the Hot Springs Association.
Add water / Circulation Filtration ○Private bath: 100% free-flowing hot-spring water with no added water
○Guest room open-air baths, public baths for men and women : Circulation
○Indoor bath in guest rooms: Tap water
Water heating Using
Sterilization of bath Yes
Replacement of hot water in bathtub Private baths are available every time a guest changes, and the other baths are available once a day.
Bath Additive No using
Indications by Spring Quality (Revised on July 1, 2014) Cuts, Peripheral circulatory disturbance, Sensitivity to cold, Depression, Dry skin
General Indications for Bathing (Revised on July 1, 2014) Chronic pain or stiffness of muscles or joints (chronic phase of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, lower back pain, neuralgia, frozen shoulder, bruises, sprains, etc.), muscle stiffness in motor paralysis, excessive sensitivity to cold, peripheral nerve disorder, decline of gastrointestinal function (slow digestion, intestinal gas formation, etc.), mild high blood pressure, impaired glucose tolerance (diabetes), mild hypercholesterolemia, mild asthma or emphysema, hemorrhoid pain, autonomic instability, various symptoms from stress (sleep disorders, depression, etc.),convalescence stage of illness, recovery from fatigue, promotion of health.
Color of hot water Clear and colorless
For drinking Cannot
Indications for drinking
Smell / Taste Odorless and salty

HOTEL RYUGU Tenshi no Hashigo Access & Nearby Information


By Train From Hakata or Kagoshima → JR Kyushu Shinkansen Udo Station → Bus (Rapid Amakusa) to Maejima stop
◆Bus (Rapid Amakusa) from Kumamoto Station is recommended.
Shuttle Bus Free pick-up from JR Sankaku Station or Matsushima Port (by reservation only)
By Car Fukuoka/Kagoshima → (via Kyushu Expressway) approx. 60 min. from Matsuhashi IC

Nearby Information

Nearby Sightseeing Spots Amakusa Five Bridges, Shiro Amakusa Memorial Hall
Recreation (tourist farms, parks, etc.) Dolphin watching and cruising
Sports Marine sports, golf, fishing
Staff messages Message from Mr. Hidehiko Matsumoto, Senior Managing Director

Escaping the hustle and bustle of the city, enjoy a peaceful time together as a married couple. Please spend a special time with your loved one on your anniversary or birthday trip.
Date of Interview Apr. 25, 2011
Date of Information update Jun. 18, 2023

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For more than 30 years, he has been visiting hot spring ryokans all over Japan, persuading innkeepers of the need for "private baths". He is still a traveler who spends half of the year at a hot spring.In addition to being a article creater, photographer, and drone pilot, he also designs websites and provides consulting services.