Dyeing and Hostel Nakashimaya
Nakashimaya is a traditional Japanese inn located in downtown Kumamoto. We provide Japanese-style tatami rooms with futons starting at 2800 yen per night. You can enjoy taking a stroll by Kumamoto castle, one of the three best castles in Japan.
We are located very near Kumamoto Kotsu Center bus centre wihich offers easy access to, Aso (the famous caldera), Amakusa, Kurokawa onsen, Beppu in Oita prefecture, Takachiho in Miyazaki prefecture, Fukuokak, Nagasaki, Kagoshima, and Saga etc. We are a guest house, a youth hostel, and an inn for backpackers.
We can teach you how to dye items. Enjoy dyeing your own handkerchief, T-shirt and/or sneakers by Roketsuzome or Shiborizome.
Check in: 4:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.
We don’t accept any late check-in after21:00
Also, please note that luggage storage is available between 8am-12pm.
A copy of your ID (such as a passport or driving license) is required for security when you check in. Your stay may not be accepted without your ID.
Check out : 10:00 A.M.
The entrance is password security locked at night.
Free Internet Access
Free LAN service
2 free shower rooms
4 free bathrooms
Free guest kitchen
Free TV room
Free observatory deck
Security cameras installed
Washing machine: 200 yen including laundry soap.
Shampoo, body soap, etc. are on sale.
Meals are not served. A guest kitchen is available to cook for yourself.
All rooms are non-smoking.
Dormitories for men and women separately: 2,800 yen/ night.
Private twin rooms with a key: 5,900 yen /night
Private four guest room: 12,800 yen / night
Rooms are not sound-proofed.
Accommodation charges for children are the same as for adults.
Children aged under 12 are not able to stay with us.
Guests over 50 years old cannot be accommodated at this hostel.
No show: 100 %
Accommodation Day: 100 %
1 day prior to accommodation day: 50 %
2 days prior to accommodation day: 40 %
3 days prior to accommodation day: 30 %
Payment: pay in cash. Credit cards are not accepted.
Dyeing: roketsuzome, shiborizome
handkerchief : 1,000 yen/each
T-shirt : 3,000 yen/each
sneakers (CONVERSE HI type): 8,000 yen/pair
It takes about 2 hours. You need to make a reservation and tell us which of the above courses and your size seven days prior to the dyeing day. For last minute applications, we may not be able to fulfill your wishes for size. Please ask us if you are applying less than one week before.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Security
- Air Conditioning
- Bicycle parking
- Breakfast Not Included
- Common Room
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Reading Light
- Reception (limited hours)
- Towels Not Included
- Vending Machines
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
The hostel is a 2 minutes walk from the Senbabashi tram station.
There will be a bridge on your left.
1:Walk away from the post office.
2:Take your first righe turn.
3:Wale to the end of the block and turn left.
4:The hostel is the third building on your right.
①The hostel is a 15-20 minutes walk from Kumamoto Station (1.5km)
You exit Kumamoto Station and walks along the tram line.
You will see the Hotel New Ohtani on your left.
Turn left as soon as you cross the bridge. (The name of the bridge is Gionbashi 祗園橋)
Go straight for about 600 meters.
Turn right as soon as you cross the bridge. (The name of the bridge is Meihachibashi 明八橋)
You will see a pink colored supermarket.
Turn left at the second block.
The hostel is a black colored four storied building on the left of this street.
②The hostel is a 6-10 minute walk from the Kotsu center (500 meters.)
③The hostel is a 2 minutes walk from the Senbabashi tram station. When travelling from Kumamoto station by tram, take the A-line to '8'Karashimcho stop and transfer to the B-line to 'B8'Senbabashi. When travelling from JR Kamikumamoto station take B-line to Senbabashi.
④The hostel is a 6-10 minutes walk from Kotsu center, after 40 minutes travel from Kumamoto airport by bus
⑤The hostel is a 6-10 minutes walk from Kotsu center after 40 minute travel from Kumamoto port by bus.
Downtown. A 24 hour super market. A Convenience store. A public bath. A Laundromat. Toll parking lots. A 24 hour post office. A department sore. Kumamoto castle and etc.
When you visit us, we are pleased to give you more information.