|Higashi Karatsu 2-4-40, 847-0017, Karatsu, Saga, Kyushu, JAPAN.|
Description: YoyokakuLocated in a delightful corner of Karatsu, between the estuary and the beach, Yoyokaku is a charming small ''ryokan'' - a traditional Japanese inn - with a history stretching back over a hundred years. Lovingly restored and maintained, Yoyokaku offers boutique-style accommodation, fine Japanese cuisine and friendly, welcoming service in an atmosphere of traditional Japanese hospitality.
Ideally placed for visiting Karatsu, Yoyokaku is situated in a quiet, tranquil zone of the town, yet is within easy reach of all the main landmarks and attractions - the Higashinohama Seaside Park, the spectacular Karatsu Castle, the Nijinomatsubara pine forest area, or Hamatama beach. Shuttle services are offered to Karatsu railway station, and free parking is available on site.
Most rooms at Yoyokaku have a private bathroom with a bathtub, some with a traditional cypress timber bathtub. All rooms feature elegant, traditional Japanese design and décor, and come with tatami mats and cosy futons. Yoyokaku also boasts two large, traditional Japanese public baths, with naturally heated waters. The ''ryokan'' also has an exclusive exhibition area of the work of renowned ceramic artists Takashi Nakazato and his son Taki, who create fabulous pieces in the style of the famous pottery of Karatsu.
Guests at Yoyokaku can enjoy traditional multi course Kaiseki dinners, or other local specialities such as Shabu-shabu. Meals are always freshly cooked and based on the finest locally sourced farm-fresh produce, fish and seafood, and usually served in guests' rooms.
Type of rooms: YoyokakuJapanese-Style Standard Room with Shared Bathroom:
These quadruple rooms feature air conditioning. Four futon beds.
Room size 13 sq m.
Japanese-Style Economy Room:
These quadruple rooms feature air-conditioning and an en-suite bathroom. Four futon beds. Room size 13 sq m.
Japanese-Style Standard Room:
These traditionally styled rooms quadruple rooms feature tatami mats, air-conditioning and an en-suite bathroom. Four futon beds. Room size 13 sq m.
Japanese-Style Superior Room:
These larger quadruple rooms have air-conditioning, and come with an en-suite bathroom with a bathtub. Four futon beds. Room size 17 sq m.
Japanese-Style Deluxe Room:
These very spacious quadruple rooms feature air-conditioning and an en-suite bathroom with a traditional Japanese cypress timber bathtub. Four futon beds. Room size 26 sq m.
Additional information: Yoyokaku
Free shuttle services are available to the railway station.
Saga airport is served by a small number of domestic and regional international flights. Fukuoka Airport is 54,9 km from the hotel, and Nagasaki Airport is 77,0 km. from the hotel.
Number of rooms: 19
Official category: 3 stars.
Languages spoken: Japanese, English, Korean.Smoking policy: No preference.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Diners Club, JCB, NicoS, UC, Saison.
GPS Coordinates: 33° 27' 2.92'' N 129° 59' 0.30'' E
Nearest airport: Saga Airport - 56,7km.