U-RIN-AN

2-15 Honmachi, Kurashiki, Okayama prefection, Okayama Kurashiki, Japan
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Rating: 95%from 3 reviews

  • 100%Atmosphere
  • 100%Staff
  • 86%Security
  • 100%Cleanliness
  • 100%Location
  • 93%Value for money
  • 86%Facilities
U-RIN-AN is the first old privated house guest house in Okayama region. The house is a traditional Japanese wooden structured building that has a history of 100 years. It is ideally located in the famous Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter, and is very close to Ohara Museum of Art. Only 10 min walk from JR Kurashiki Station, free Wifi available.

The hotel is a 2-story building. There are 5 Japanese style guestrooms. The rooms are of different sizes. The smallest room is for 1 to 3 guests, and the biggest room is for up to 5 guests. A private room for female guests is available, and it is very popular with women. Kitchen, bathroom and toilet room are shared.

The big room Kurumaza is a multipurpose room for meeting, concerts, and all kinds of events. It can hold up to 20 people. Many events are held in this room and the office room to entertain our guests.

U-RIN-AN is popular among both Japanese and foreign tourists. It is a great place for guests to relax and enjoy each other's company. It is also a most convenient hotel to enjoy walking around the historical Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter area.


Location/Area:
The hotel is located in the famous Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter, a most representative area of Kurashiki City. Having been administered directly by the Tokugawa Shogunate during the Edo period, Kurashiki City prospered as a key spot for gathering goods and materials under the leadership of the local merchants. This area retains to this day what once served as warehouses or residents of the then wealthy merchants, handing down the splendor of their daily and cultural life to the present.
The hotel is within walking distanced to Ohara Museum of Art, the oldest private museum of western art in Japan.

U-RIN-AN is the first old privated house guest house in Okayama region. The house is a traditional Japanese wooden structured building that has a history of 100 years. It is ideally located in the famous Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter, and is very close to Ohara Museum of Art. Only 10 min walk from JR Kurashiki Station, free Wifi available.

The hotel is a 2-story building. There are 5 Japanese style guestrooms. The rooms are of different sizes. The smallest room is for 1 to 3 guests, and the biggest room is for up to 5 guests. A private room for female guests is available, and it is very popular with women. Kitchen, bathroom and toilet room are shared.

The big room Kurumaza is a multipurpose room for meeting, concerts, and all kinds of events. It can hold up to 20 people. Many events are held in this room and the office room to entertain our guests.

U-RIN-AN is popular among both Japanese and foreign tourists. It is a great place for guests to relax and enjoy each other's company. It is also a most convenient hotel to enjoy walking around the historical Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter area.


Location/Area:
The hotel is located in the famous Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter, a most representative area of Kurashiki City. Having been administered directly by the Tokugawa Shogunate during the Edo period, Kurashiki City prospered as a key spot for gathering goods and materials under the leadership of the local merchants. This area retains to this day what once served as warehouses or residents of the then wealthy merchants, handing down the splendor of their daily and cultural life to the present.
The hotel is within walking distanced to Ohara Museum of Art, the oldest private museum of western art in Japan.
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • Bicycle hire
  • Café
  • Child Friendly
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Wifi
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Taxes not included
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Washing Machine

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 3 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

Rooms will be assigned depending on the number of staying guests. It
is possible that you have to switch rooms if should you are staying
for more than one night.
The guest hous turns into a cafe from 11 AM untill 6 PM. Some of the
rooms serve as an additional space for customers during shop hours.
Every person staying at the guest house is offered one free drink at
the cafe which is also well known for it's 'Happy Pudding' (Shiawase
Pudding).
During the cafe hours you can rest in our additional living room which
is only open to staying guests and staff members. Unfortunately we
cannot offer any private rooms.

Check in time is from 6:30 - 8 PM. Should you arrive later for some
reason please don't hesitate to give us a call.

Kitchen, shower and toilet are all shared. Shower times are from 6:30
- 10 PM and 6 - 9AM

The kitchen can be used to cook your own food from 6:30 PM - 10 AM the next day.

We have a laundry machine which is available for free. The drying
machine costs 200 Yen.

There is no curfew but all guests are kindly asked to keep their voice
down after 10 PM.

The Checkout time is 10 AM. You can leave your bags with us on your
checkout day and come pick them up later if you like.

The rooms are classical japanese style rooms. You will sleep on Tatami & Futon.

There is no air conditioning which means that it can get very hot
during the summer period. There are a lot of fans (senpuki) available
for your use thought.

Security looks are available free of charge. Measurements are (33cm x
31cm x 32cm)
There is free WiFi available throughout the whole guest house.

The guest house does not have a parking lot. Please park at the paid parking lot near the hotel.

Rental bicycles are available.

Payments are by cash only. Credit cards are not accepted.
There are shampoo, soap and hair dryer at the guest house. Please bring your own towels and pajamas and other amenities you need.

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By Train:
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From Tokyo :
Take the JR Nozomi Shinkansen from JR Tokyo station to JR Okayama Station, 206min.
Transfer to Yakumo express train or rapid liner and go from JR Okayama to JR Kurashiki, 11min.
You can also take the overnight sleeper train Sunrise Izumo from JR Tokyo station to JR Kurashiki Station. It takes about 8 hours 45min.,

From Osaka or Kyoto:
Take the JR Nozomi Shinkansen from JR Shin-osaka station or JR Kyoto Station to JR Okayama Station, about 1 hour.
Transfer to Yakumo express train or rapid liner and go from JR Okayama to JR Kurashiki, 11min.

You can also take a special rapid train on Tokaido-sanyo line to go from JR Osaka Station or JR Kyoto Station to JR Himeji Statio. Switch to JR San-yo line at Himeiji Station and go to JR Kurashiki Station, 104min.

By Air:
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Fly to Okayama Airport, take the limousine bus bound for JR Okayama Station. The bus fare is 740yen., and it is a 30 min ride. From Okayama Stationm, take the JR San-Yo Line rapid liner to Kurashiki station. It takes about 12 min.
From JR Kurashiki Station:
Get out the south exit, and walk on the side of a department store. Get down the stairs on the left and turn right. Turn left at the end of the street, and walk into a shopping street. When you come to a cross road, turn right and walk towards Bikan Historical Quarter direction. Keep on walking straight until you see a post office on the left side of the street. We are right next to the post office. It is a 12 min walk from the station to our hotel. If you take a taxi from the station, it takes only 4 min, and cost about 740 yen.

Located Near

Only 10 min walk from JR Kurashiki Station. The hotel is located in
the famous Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter, a most representative
area of Kurashiki City. Having been administered directly by the
Tokugawa Shogunate during the Edo period, Kurashiki City prospered as
a key spot for gathering goods and materials under the leadership of
the local merchants. This area retains to this day what once served as
warehouses or residents of the then wealthy merchants.

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