A 7-minute drive from Nishisato Station, Hotel AZ Kumamoto Hokubu offers air-conditioned rooms with free wired internet, massages and a Japanese pub-restaurant. Free Wi-Fi and a free-use internet-PC are available at the lobby. Kumamoto Hokubu AZ Hotel houses coin-operated laundry facilities and a small shop. Drink vending machines are on the premises, as are free parking spaces. Rooms are decorated in neutral colours, and come with an LCD TV, a seating area and a fridge. Green tea and yukata robes are provided, and the private bathroom comes with toiletries. A breakfast buffet with Japanese and Western dishes is served at Japanese pub-restaurant Chosan, which offers a Japanese or Western dinner. Kamenoi Hotel Kumamoto Hokubu is a 12-minute drive from Kumamoto Castle, and about a 15-minute drive from the Kumamoto City Museum or Kumamoto Station. Kumamoto Airport is a 45-minute drive away.