Offering spacious rooms with free wired internet and an attached bathroom is Ark Hotel Kumamotojo Mae, 500 metres from Kumamoto Castle. It has 2 restaurants, a breakfast buffet and a massage service. Ark Hotel Kumamoto-jo Mae provides air-conditioned rooms with a desk and cable TV. Guests can make green tea, enjoy the provided slippers or soak in the bathtub. A fridge and hairdryer are included. The hotel is 4 km from JR Kumamoto Train Station. Kato Shrine is 500 metres away. Suizen-ji Joju-en Garden is a 15-minute drive. A shopping arcade is only 200 metres away. Rokka Dining serves traditional multi-course (kaiseki) Japanese dinners.