Kurosawa Einojo Homestay
Get together for a meal around the irori (traditional sunken fireplace), at this guesthouse housed in a old-Japanese style home.
The guesthouse also offers guests the chance to experience the Japanese countryside life - pick your own farm-fresh vegetables and cook a meal together, then tuck in to some freshly baked scones with homemade jam. The propery even has an area for al-fresco dining.
*Food options vary by season and weather.
The property features two Japanese-style bedrooms, a 5-person room and a 4-person room. These rooms offer guests the chance to lay out their futon bed on the tatatmi mats before bed - the perfect memory of a trip to Japan. During the Summer months (June - September), there is also space for 4 people to camp below the stars by setting up mosquito nets and camping in the second floor of the barn.
It is possible to stay at the property outside of the Summer months - please get in touch.
- 1633-1 Ikenobe, Kasama City
- By car: 15-minute drive on the Mito IC (Joban Expressway
- TEL: 070-3964-0735
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Mito Plaza Hotel
This luxury hotel is surrounded by lush greenery, making it the perfect escape from daily life.
The hotel prides itself on getting to know its guests and providing everyone who stays with personalized hospitality. English-speaking staff is on hand to assist guests who can’t speak Japanese.
Japanese Restaurant & Inn Shiroyama
The guest rooms in this cozy Japanese-style inn are situated around an inner courtyard. Enjoy a meal using local, seasonal ingredients before relaxing in the hot spring bath. The bathing facilities are open all day, and bathing times are split between men and women.
It is an excellent destination to savor a slower pace of life steeped in Japanese hospitality.
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Forest Retreat Guesthouse
The historical city of Kasama is known for Kasama Inari Shrine, one of Japan's three greatest Inari Shrines. Likewise, it is a flourishing pottery center specializing in Kasama-ware.
During the summer, the town is abuzz with local festivals and the sounds of Euterpnosia chibensis, an endangered cicada species designated as a natural heritage. Forest Retreat Guesthouse is a seven-minute drive from central Kasama. The guesthouse's hilltop location and forest surroundings make it ideal for anyone looking to relax and unwind.
From spring to summer, you can hear soothing songs of the Japanese nightingale. On summer days, listen to the crying cicadas at dawn and dusk. Autumn welcomes foliage, while winter is when snow-covered hilltops fill the view. In other words, Forest Retreat is the perfect place to experience the seasonal beauty of the Japanese countryside.
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