On only a 200-metre walk from JR Kumamoto Train Station, Route-Inn Kumamoto Ekimae offers a public bath and a breakfast buffet. Rooms include a full private bathroom and free internet. The air-conditioned rooms at contemporary Hotel Route-Inn Kumamoto Ekimae have a tea maker and wood desk. Each comes with a TV and a fridge. The en suite bathroom features a bathtub and slippers. Kumamoto Castle is 3 km from the hotel, and Suizenji Joju-en Garden is a 15-minute drive. Kumamoto Airport is 25 km away. A relaxation room with massage chairs is available. The hotel offers a free-use internet station and coin-operated launderette for guests’ use. Each morning, Hanachaya Restaurant serves fresh bread imported from Europe.