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Kurashiki Guesthouse YUURIN-AN

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

=Meet Local Kurashiki & Meet World Traveler=

Kurashiki Guesthouse YUURIN-AN is a property located in the heart of the Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter. This quarter preserves traditional Japanese streets and houses from Edo, Meiji, and Taisho period. In addition, Kurashiki is famous for art (e.g. Ohara Museum of Art) and folk craft.

Every day between 6:30pm and 7pm we get together in our common area where we check in new guests and have some quality time to meet and interact with other guests. We create a space where they can introduce themselves, get to know each other and create long lasting friendships.
It is our goal to provide this unique encountering so that our guests can take a memorable experience back home.

The building of YUURIN-AN is a 100-year-old Japanese style wooden house. You can experience the traditional lifestyle of Japan.
During the day YUURIN-AN operates as a café serving delicious light meals and desserts and at night it turns into a guesthouse. Guests staying longer than 1 day can leave their belongings in a secure common area at the property.

We offer 5 Japanese tatami-floor dorm rooms, each accommodating up to 3 ~ 4 people.

○Feel traditional Japan
- Stay in a 100-year-old Japanese style wooden house
- ‘Tatami’ flooring rooms and ‘futon’ bedding
- Small beautiful garden
- No air conditioning in order to provide the traditional ancient experience

○Good location
- 1 min. walk to the Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter
- 2 min. walk to the Ohara Museum of Art
- 5 min. walk to the Achi shrine
- 12 min. walk from JR Kurashiki station
- post office, supermarket, convenience store, some restaurants are within a walking distance

○Facilities
- Free Wi-Fi access
- ‘Futon’ bedding equipped with sheets, pillows, and blankets
- Shared shower room with shampoo, soap, towels and a hair dryer ( 6am – 9am / 6:30 pm – 11pm)

- Shared kitchen with a microwave, a fridge, a toaster, and kitchenware (7pm – 10:30am)
- Free of charge laundry and drying area
- Free of charge lockers
- No curfew. After 10pm no loud noise in order to respect neighbors and sleeping guests.

○Business hours
- Check in time: 6:30pm – 8pm
- Check out time: by 10am
- Free baggage keeping reception : 9am ~ 12am / 4pm ~ 8pm
*You can leave your baggage on the day of check-in and check-out.
If you want to leave the baggage before check-in in the morning (9am ~ 12 am), please tell us in advance.
*Our reception is closed 12 am - 4 pm

- Café hours: 11am – 6pm
*The lounge space and rooms are not available during the café hours. There is another common space for guests to have a break and to put baggage. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.1

  • Security 8.7

  • Location 10.0

  • Staff 10.0

  • Atmosphere 9.1

  • Cleanliness 9.6

  • Facilities 8.5


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    16 Jun 2019
    The best I've ever been to!!!!! Such friendly atmosphere!!! You have to go!
    France, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    25 Apr 2019
    I can't recommend enough! Location is perfect, very close to Ohara museum and canal, also a slide away from stores and 10mins away from Kurashiki Station. The staffs are GREAT! Very warm and kind. They will help you with what you need - I was planning my trip to kojisan with their help. Some of them speak very good english. Don't I wish I stay longer! Their check in is at 6:30pm, try to come on time to join their introduction session. It was a great way to know each other.
    Indonesia, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    30 May 2018
    Staff was really friendly and helpful, great location, good breakfast for cheap
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    08 Nov 2018
    Undeniably one of the most amazing guesthouse I've ever stayed in. Conveniently located inside the Historical Quarter which was really beautiful and within walking distance to Kurashiki Station. The staff were amazing. I had such a fun time every night I was there! There is a good mix of japanese and foreigners staying in the guesthouse and everyone was really friendly. It definitely helps if you know Japanese (or have an interest in the language)! Thanks for making my trip so memorable :)
    Singapore, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    02 Apr 2019
    Great location . Traditional building that’s why noise travels very easily . Other than that nice little hostel . Staff is the best ! Recommend !
    Russia, Female, 31-40
  • 9.4

    Superb

    04 Mar 2019
    Very cool experience if you never tried living in a traditional japanese house. Staff is super friendly and speak good enough english. Kurashiki historical quarters are a must visit. The guest house is situated perfectly
    Sweden, Male, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    23 Mar 2018
    This traditional style guesthouse was great, really enjoyed my time here, set in a beautiful village not far from Okayama. The mostly Japanese staff and guests didn't speak much English but enough to communicate and all very friendly and easy to get along with. Rooms are a bit noisy as walls are thin, but overall very clean and an excellent stay. Had a really good Japanese-style breakfast for the the first time! Reccomended
    Italy, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    20 Jan 2019
    Nice hostel/guesthouse. Was in an old traditional Japanese house which was really nice. Woven rice straw floors and paper walls. Everyone who arrives that day checks in together in the evening and gets to know each other a bit which is nice. During the day downstairs is a cafe, so it can be strange navigating through that to get to your room. Traditional Japanese breakfast for an extra charge which was nice. Rice, raw egg and miso soup. Was given a hot water bottle each night which was lovely.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    23 Apr 2019
    This guesthouse is very traditional Japanese, the walls are very thin and the dorm doors don't lock.There is nowhere to put your valuable.The atmosphere was good, mainly Japanese guests, which made communication hard.There is an introduction round at check-in, which everyone does at the same time. Staff is incredibly nice.I didn't feel well the day I checked out, so they let me lie down during the day.Overall clean, but not very modern.Unfortunately you can hear everything outside.Good location.
    Netherlands, Female, 18-24
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    10 Oct 2018
    Not alot of privacy in the room. It's just one big room you sleep on the floor with a very thin futon like thing. There really isn't much to do in okayama. The town is very cute though but I wouldn't say you need to spend more than one night there if you want to see it. If youre looking for a social hotel vibe this probably isn't for you. It's very slow and relaxed. The staff was excellent. Really nice people.
    Canada, Male, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
Food & Drink
  • Cafe


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