Hotel & Ryokan Ayunosato

Hitoyoshi City, Kumamoto, Japan



Shochu and Wine Cellar

Here, in the Shochu cellar, we have about 170 different kinds of shochu, and 1,100 bottles of all the shochu distilleries displayed here. If you would like to sample the shochu, please feel free to try a few varieties using the little white cup, called Choku, in the corner. Many of our guests look around and taste test to choose one a bottle for dinner or a gift. There are about 100 kinds of wines from all over the world kept here, including a variety of red wine, white wine and sparkling wine. Guests may choose a wine for dinner from our Wine cellar. Wine is available from France, Italy, Spain, South Africa, Chili, Argentina and California.

  • Opening Hours 7:00am-9:30pm


Cocktail made with shochu is our original drink. The bartender will also make cocktails according to your specific requests.

  • 8:00pm-0:00am



  • Tea time: 11:00am-6:00pm
  • Cocktail time: 8:00pm-0:00am

The Shop

It is renovated in 2012 and various kinds of sweets and products from Hitoyoshi, Kumamoto, Kyoto and overseas. You will be able to find a good gift for your friend!

  • 7:00am-9:30pm

Library Salon

It is renovated in 2012 and you can try kuma schochu for free and also internet is available.

  • 7:00am-9:30pm

Beauty Parlor / Massage

Oil massage is available. *Need reservation.

  • 4:00pm-11:00pm


Japanese and French cuisine are available. Please make a reservation in advance for the Japanese cuisine.

  • Lunch time: 11:00pm-2:00pm
  • Dinner time: 6:00pm-8:00pm