This was a very unique property where one could experience what living in an authentic and historic Japanese house would be like. Although the main house was over 100 years old, the maintenance and upkeep made it modern. The actual room had all of the modern features tucked away behind panels. Everything ...
Food was great. Bus stops to/from Akiyoshi caves were close to the hotel.
The hotel looks like it’s been recently renovated so the rooms look newer (November 2018). Our room was a decent size and was clean and comfortable. The two cons, which aren’t significant, are that you have to pay ¥550 to use the onsen (plus I couldn’t find photos of it, either online or in the room ...
Yamaguchi University is not only a favored attraction here, it is also an easy jump-off point to other places you'll want to see in the area.
If you've never heard of Yamaguchi, where it is located, you've probably encountered the capital city, Tokyo, from which it is 480 miles.
You'll find 3 hotels to pick from if you'd like to be in the area. The Hotel Nishi-no-Miyabi Tokiwa and Yu No Yado Aji No Yado Umenoya are some good choices, and are just 2 miles from Yamaguchi University.
Yamaguchi University is adjacent to some local eateries where exhausted tourists can grab a quick pick-me-up after a day of touring and taking pictures. Find a comfortable seat, order a coffee and fulfill your caffeine needs at ナイスカフェノリタマ. If you've really built up an appetite, 第1学生食堂 ボーノ is also nearby and will satisfy your hunger. Take it easy with a round of beers from 博多一番どり居食家あらい 山口大学前店.
The train station, Yudaonsen Station, is 0.9 miles from Yamaguchi University, making the metro a convenient way to go.