Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Okayama Hostel Igusa used be a Minshuku (Japanese traditional inn) with a beautiful Japanese garden and we renovated this 50 years old folklore house to a guesthouse.
The hostel is Located in the beautiful countryside with great access to cities. Igusa Hostel is only 5 min walk from JR Hayashima Station, which is 11 min by train from JR Okayama Sta. where Shinkansen trains stop. We offer 3-5 bed and 2-bed Japanese style private rooms and 5 bed (3 futon beds and 1 bunk bed) male and female dormitory rooms feature tatami (woven-straw) flooring with air conditioner and heater and free-WiFi.

Bathrooms, shower facilities, Kitchen are shared. There is a common area where guests can enjoy one another's company.

Igusa Hostel has great access to JR Uno Sta. (Uno Port) where the ferries depart frequently for Naoshima, Teshima and the other islands in Seto-inner-sea. The Hostel also has easy access to Kurashiki Bikan historical quarter, Okayama-city, Hiroshima and Shikoku.


*11 min train to Okayama city
*20 min ride (or 35 min train) to Kurashiki Bikan historical quarter
*30 min train to JR Uno Sta. (Uno port)
*55 min train & ferry to Naoshima
*60 min train & ferry to Teshima
*80 min train & ferry to Inujima
*70 min train to Hiroshima city
*60 min train to Himeji
*45 min train to Takamatsu, Kagawa
*90 min train & bus to Takamatsu airport


* Free WiFi access
* 24 Hot Shower with free shampoo, conditioner and body soap and towels for hire (L/¥100, S/¥50)
* Fully equipped kitchen(Kitchenware, refrigerator, microwave, toaster and some seasonings) with dining space+free coffee, tea and Japanese tea
* Linens including Pillow, Bed sheets and Blankets
* Laundry facilities (washing and dry¥300 )
* Air conditioner / Heater
* Heating cost ¥200/per person/per night is required in addition to the rates during 15 Nov.-15 Mar.

* Check in time : 16:00 ~ 20:00
* Check out time : ~ 10:00
* Reception business hour: 08:00 ~ 11:30, 16:00 ~ 20:00
* No curfew
* Free luggage keeping reception open : 08:00 ~ 11:30, 16:00 ~ 20:00 (Please contact us in 1 day advance or in the morning on the day if you need it. We are closed from 11:30 to 16:00 and after 20:00) View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.1

  • Security 9.1

  • Location 8.7

  • Staff 9.6

  • Atmosphere 9.3

  • Cleanliness 9.6

  • Facilities 9.2

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    06 Jul 2019
    Location is not within the city but very convenient still with the JR pass. Awesome town with great food at amazing prices. The building is well kept and clean, and the staff were friendly and helpful.
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    08 Jun 2019
    Had a great time staying here and hope to come back! It was a peaceful place to stay near Okayama.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    13 May 2019
    Great host! It's like half guesthouse, half tiny ryokan. The staff were very lively and kind. I'll definitely have to come back!
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    15 Apr 2019
    A quiet place to stay close to Okayama. Igusa is an older traditional japanese home. It was very clean and the staff are very nice, friendly, and helpful. The beds were nice, and there was a full kitchen and shower, place to do laundry. Outside of the house was a beautiful garden. I definitely recommend it!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    15 Mar 2019
    A very pleasant and unique stay. Great chance to see simple Japanese living in the suburbs. Beautiful Japanese Garden too :)
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 9.4


    01 Jun 2019
    The Hostel is inside a beautiful old house with a nice garden. The staff is super nice and the rooms so cozy. Can really recomend this lovely Hostel. It was a little bit difficult to find though (The touristinformation closes rather early and is not visible after that XD).
    Germany, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9


    22 Mar 2019
    Lovely traditional place run by young and very friendly couple! If you like old style living, with a mix of the young, this is the place to be. As with all traditional places, the hallways are not heated, so be sure to bring layers!
    Austria, Female, 31-40
  • 8.6


    13 Mar 2019
    Nice little guest house in small town outside of Okayama easy to get train into city. Hostel is clean, rooms are nice and beds are comfy. Staff are really nice. Atmosphere is decent for a small guest house.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 8.3


    08 Jul 2019
    This hostel was a lovely unexpected surprise! The location and building type (tatami mats and all) made it feel like a guesthouse. The staff were very welcoming and I enjoyed learning how to make a coaster using the igusa grass. Quite easy to get to Naoshima Island from the hostel (train and ferry). Lots of character, nice sitting room overlooking the garden. I also appreciated having a kitchen to make snacks and whatnot. No locks on doors but the main entry door is locked after 8pm.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 8.3


    08 Apr 2019
    Everything was lovely, especially the atmosphere and easy commute to Naoshima. The only problem was that the traditional futon beds were not the most comfortable. But that’s part of the experience of this lovely traditional house with garden and optional traditional breakfast.
    Canada, Male, 25-30
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Microwave
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Meals Available
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Wi-Fi