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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, heater and free-WiFi.

Bathrooms, shower facilities, Kitchen are shared. There is a common area where guests can relax and enjoy the nice garden view.

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.

==== BEST LOCATION ====

*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

==== FACILITIES&SERVICE ====

* 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 1 Nov.-15 Apr.
* Bicycle for hire (¥500/day)

==== BUSINESS HOURS ====
* Check in time : 16:00 ~ 20:00
* Check out time : ~ 10:00
* Reception business hour: 08:00 ~ 11:30, 16:00 ~ 20:00 (We are closed from 11:30 to 16:00 and after 20:00)
* No curfew
* Free luggage keeping reception open : 08:00 ~ 11:30, 16:00 ~ 20:00 (Please contact us in advance otherwise you could be locked outside sometime we are out in the morning time)

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9.4
Superb
Mar 02, 2020
If you're looking to stay in a traditional style place near Okayama, this is a great choice. The staff were very friendly and the place was very clean and quiet. It was very beautiful to stay in. The station is a short walk, but just make sure you know when the train is coming or you could be waiting a while. Keep in mind, you are essentially sleeping on the floor, so maybe not recommend if you have back problems, etc. Otherwise, it's a great experience, and I would recommend it.
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Male, 25-30
9.1
Superb
Feb 29, 2020
What a beautiful hostel! The best thing about this hostel was the absolutely beautiful garden and building, and the traditional tatami-style rooms. I recommend having your morning coffee/tea by the window and just taking it in. Staff is friendly and helpful, location is close to the trains although trains don't run too often depending on time of day and the area around the train station is pretty residential. Definitely would stay here again, wish I had been able to stay longer!
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Female, 25-30
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Superb
Feb 28, 2020
Igusa is a wonderful place. The house and garden are just the dream.. the bed and room are cosy. The host lady is warm and welcoming. I had everything I needed. Please enjoy this great hostel and the nice village area!
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Female, 25-30

Facilities

  • Free

    • Linen Included
    • Free City Maps
    • Free WiFi
    • Free Internet Access
  • General

    • Security Lockers
    • Common Room
    • Bicycle Parking
    • Breakfast Not Included
    • Air Conditioning
    • Adaptors
    • Book Exchange
    • Hot Showers
    • Self-Catering Facilities
    • Cooker
    • Fridge/Freezer
    • Reading Light
    • Hair Dryers
    • Microwave
    • Washing Machine
    • Towels Not Included
  • Services

    • Internet access
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Bicycle Hire
    • Towels for hire
    • Luggage Storage
    • Reception (limited hours)
  • Food & Drink

    • Meals Available
    • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Entertainment

    • Wi-Fi