The Bettei Otozure is a fabulous ryokan hotel in southern Japan.
What’s a ryokan? Here is a wonderful definition of a ryokan hotel from tablethotels.com.
Ryokan’s are the traditional Japanese travelers’ inns, located along Japan’s country roads, dating back hundreds of years, long before the days of motor travel. With their traditional decor and classic tatami-style furnishing, they’re a window into a historical way of life – even the most modern and experimental of the ryokan offer a tranquil and sedate experience.