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J-Hoppers Kumano Yunomine Guesthouse - Hostel
1 out of 5
161 Yunomine Hongucho, Tanabe, Wakayama-ken
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The price is $61 per night
10.52 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (43 reviews)
A place to stay on the Kumano Kodo

"J-Hoppers was the most inexpensive place we stayed while hiking the Kumano Kodo. The majority of the clientele is younger and hiking the trail as well. This is great for building comradery with fellow hikers. My favorite part of the stay at J-Hoppers is the communal dining room where you can meet ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2019

J-Hoppers Kumano Yunomine Guesthouse - Hostel
Guesthouse TAKAO - Hostel
1 out of 5
11-35, 2-Chome, Takao, Tanabe, Wakayama
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12.61 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (12 reviews)

"Nice place"…"

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2019

Guesthouse TAKAO - Hostel
Buddha Guest House - Hostel
1 out of 5
6-10, Shimoyashikimachi, Tanabe, Wakayama
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The price is $39 per night
12.85 mi from city center
Buddha Guest House - Hostel
Kawayu Onsen Fujiya
4 out of 5
1452,Kawayu, Hongu-cho, Tanabe, Wakayama-ken
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The price is $268 per night
11.52 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (69 reviews)
Wonderful Traditional Japanese stay

"This is a great traditional Japanese place to stay and located 15 min by shuttle or bus from Hongu shrine and world heritage center. It’s on the river and the staff is friendly, onsen inside and outside (during season) and access to hot springs river out the door. It’s traditional futon sleeping ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2020

Kawayu Onsen Fujiya
Yunominesou
2 out of 5
437 Hongucho, Shimoyukawa, Tanabe, Wakayama
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The price is $134 per night
10.29 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (22 reviews)

"Very goog transitional Japanese onsen experience. Staff said good English, comfortable room with great view to the outside. Dinner super tasty."…"

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2019

Yunominesou
Hotel Nankairo
2.5 out of 5
41-31, Minato, Tanabe, Wakayama
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The price is $81 per night
12.75 mi from city center
Hotel Nankairo
Marui Ryokan
2.5 out of 5
9-2 Nishi, Ryujin-mura, Tanabe, Wakayama-ken
The price is $247 per night
6.66 mi from city center
Marui Ryokan
ICHIE
2.5 out of 5
25-1 Shinya-machi, Tanabe, Wakayama
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13.09 mi from city center
ICHIE
Hotel Harvest Nankitanabe
3.5 out of 5
2901-1 Shinjocho, Tanabe, Wakayama-ken
The price is $162 per night
13.28 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (77 reviews)

"Property was decent, but is in need of some renovation (which it appears they are doing right now). The staff is friendly and accommodating (very few speak English, but they try their best). The hotel is short taxi ride from many areas, including Tanabe. They have a vendor selling fresh oranges in ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2019

Hotel Harvest Nankitanabe
Nouka Minpaku Mirainouen
2.5 out of 5
2401 Kamiakizu, Tanabe, Wakayama-ken
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The price is $86 per night
10.63 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (12 reviews)
Wonderful Experience!

"If you're looking for a swank hotel, then this is not you're looking for. However, if you are looking for an excellent place to stay with gracious hosts and family, then this is a perfect spot in Tanabe. We stayed here on 10/24-25 to hike Kumano Kodo trail. Koushi and Chiyoko were extremely gracious ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2019

Nouka Minpaku Mirainouen
Guesthouse Kumano
2.5 out of 5
5-12,Minato, Tanabe, Wakayama
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The price is $43 per night
12.75 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (3 reviews)
Alright! But excellent for price!

"A bit worn, but apart from that a really nice private tatami room with balcony for a steal!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2019

Guesthouse Kumano
Shimogoten
2 out of 5
38 Ryujin, Ryujin-mura, Tanabe-shi, Tanabe, Wakayama (prefecture)
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9.07 mi from city center
Shimogoten
140 Years Old!guest House Kumano Vegetables Limited to one set
The price is $159 per night
3.25 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Perfect!

"Our stay had everything we needed and more. It was lovely."…"

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2019

140 Years Old!guest House Kumano Vegetables Limited to one set
Sansuikan Kawayu Midoriya
3 out of 5
13, Kawayu, Tanabe, Wakayama
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11.23 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (8 reviews)
川湯温泉ならココ!

"食事、温泉、最高でした。今度は家族と利用したいです。スタッフが多くとてもサービスが行き届いていました。星を見ながらの川湯温泉、忘れられません★"…"

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2019

Sansuikan Kawayu Midoriya
Organic Hotel Kirinosato Takahara
826 takahara nakaheji-chou tanabe-si, wakayama-ken Japan, Wakayama, Tanabe, Wakayama (prefecture)
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3.22 mi from city center
Organic Hotel Kirinosato Takahara
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Visiting Tanabe

Visitors to Tanabe are sure to enjoy the hot springs. Tourists can also enjoy the city's white-sand beaches, spas, and aquarium. Top sights in the city include Adventure World, Kawayu Hot Springs, and Shirahama Beach.

  • There are 103 hotels and other accommodations in Tanabe
  • The closest major airport is in Shirahama (SHM-Nanki - Shirahama), 15.6 mi (25.1 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.), 45.1 mi (72.5 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Tanabe

Cultural venues in the city include Mandara Museum, Kumano Hongu Heritage Center, and Minakata Kumagusu Museum. Attractions like Adventure World and Shirahama Aquarium Kyoto University are fun for everyone, not just kids. The city is notable for landmarks like Tsugizakura-oji Shrine, Kashima Shrine, and Kumano Hongu Taisha Shrine.

In Tanabe, there are 103 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have ample places to choose from for your holiday getaway. Here are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

Other top sights in Tanabe include Kawayu Hot Springs and Shirahama Beach. Popular places to see around the area include Mount Koyasan, located 25 mi (40.3 km) from the city center, and Porto Europa, which is 30.6 mi/49.2 km away.

Getting Around Tanabe

Head over to Asso Station for metro transit. If you'd like to venture out around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

Dressing for Tanabe

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 61°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 35°F
  • From April to June, the average is 83°F during the day and 47°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 90°F during the day and 64°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 76°F as the daytime average and 39°F as the nighttime average
  • Average annual rainfall for Tanabe is 1.93 inches
  • August and July are usually the hottest months averaging 87°F, while February and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 37°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Tanabe?
XYZ Private spa and Seaside Resort is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This 3-star ryokan offers a private beach and a restaurant. Other favorite options based on reviews include Nanki-Shirahama Marriott Hotel and J-Hoppers Kumano Yunomine Guesthouse - Hostel.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Tanabe, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before the scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to cancel it and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to review the best options available in Tanabe.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Tanabe?
For additional details about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to Tanabe, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best hotel for a family vacation to Tanabe?
Shiraraso Grand Hotel is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a children’s pool and a restaurant. Other choices for your stay with the kids include Hotel Bellevedere and Hotel Kawakyu. Attractions like Adventure World and Shinjo Park are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic vacation in Tanabe?
Yukai Resort Koshinoyu is a favorite 3.5-star hotel for couples, and features a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good choices for your romantic getaway include Yukai Resort Premium and Hotel Sanrakuso.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Tanabe?
Nouka Minpaku Mirainouen is a top guesthouse for people traveling with their pets, and offers laundry facilities and free newspapers for its human guests. Kazokutosugosu Shirahamanoyado Yanagiya is another good option for you and your pet.
What's the best place to stay near Adventure World?
Alaise De Bale SHIRAHAMA is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. It’s located just a short 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Adventure World. Another good option is Minshuku Inn Shirahama Ekinoyado, located just 0.9 mi (1.4 km) away.
What about the best place to stay near Kawayu Hot Springs?
One of the top choices for your stay is Kawayu Onsen Fujiya, located next to Kawayu Hot Springs, and this 4-star ryokan offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Sansuikan Kawayu Midoriya and Kawayu Onsen Kameya Ryokan are two other good choices in the immediate area.
What's the best accommodation to stay near the beach in Tanabe?
Shiraraso Grand Hotel is a top 4-star beach hotel with a seasonal outdoor pool and a restaurant. Other good options for your stay near the beach include Kisyu Shirahama Onsen Musashi and Hotel Sanrakuso. Head to Shirahama Beach or Tanabe Ogigahama Beach for some quality time by the water.
What are some accommodations with pools in Tanabe?
Hotel Kawakyu is a popular 3.5-star hotel featuring an indoor pool, 5 restaurants, and a full-service spa. A couple of other options with an onsite pool include Yukai Resort Premium Hotel Senjo and Yukai Resort Premium.

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