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A family-friendly guest house in the countryside

SuperhostMimasaka-shi, Okayama-ken, Japan
Entire guesthouse hosted by Zion
7 guests1 bedroom0 beds2 baths
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A fine recently renovated traditional folk house, more than 150 years old, with a chilled and relaxing atmosphere in a rural Japanes crountry side, ZION Guest House is a child-friendly guest house run by a family who have travelled all over the world.

Guests will sleep in a quiet cottage separate from the main building with Futon-bedding. The room is a dormitory, for a miximum of 7 persons.

The space
*This listing is for single parties of minimum 4 guests, up to 7 guests. For single to triple use, please book our other listing "A whole new experience in a Japanese Countryside".

Please feel at home hanging out in our nice and comfortable living room, spending chilly nights in front of the our beautiful “Irori” (traditional hearth), cooking your own meal in the fully equipped kitchen, watching movies on our projector screen, or just relaxing and enjoying the sunshine in our huge garden.

We have one private room for maximum 3 guests in the main house, and a two-storied detached house for 4-7 guests. Bathrooms are shared. In the room, there is a USB charger and a cordless reading light for guests to use.

Washing machine can be used for 200 yen.

Other things to note
Seasonal rate applies during winter time, November to March (+200yen/person/night for fuel costs).

This property is extremely cold during the winter, however we offer an oil heater in bedroom and also a "Yutanpo" (a portable tin-made hot water bottle that will keep your feet warm in bed).

We are parents of two small kids(including an infant).

Licence number
Hotels and Inns Business Act | 岡山県美作保健所 | 岡山県指令美作保第45号
A fine recently renovated traditional folk house, more than 150 years old, with a chilled and relaxing atmosphere in a rural Japanes crountry side, ZION Guest House is a child-friendly guest house run by a family who have travelled all over the world.

Guests will sleep in a quiet cottage separate from the main building with Futon-bedding. The room is a dormitory, for a miximum of 7 persons.

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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
7 floor mattresses

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Wi-Fi
Indoor fireplace
Iron
Hangers
Hair dryer
Heating
Washing machine
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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Mimasaka-shi, Okayama-ken, Japan

Old Higashiawakura Village (which is now part of Mimasaka city) is well known for its catch phrase as “Ai-no-Mura” literally meaning “Village of Love” and is surrounded by sacred mountains where monks practiced in ancient time. Ushiro-yama, the mountain surrounding the village is the highest mountain in Okayama prefecture, and is one of the holy and spiritual mountains in Japan. “Ai-no-Mizu” (literally meaning “Water of Love”), the natural spring water from this area is loved by many, and people from other cities drive hours for this water.

Our neighborhood is very quiet and surrounded by rice paddies and mountains. You can enjoy the day time relaxing in the cozy house or have a nice walk and interact with locals, and enjoy the starry night sky. Please come and experience the real Japanese village life, see a different part of Japan and discover what you wouldn’t find in guide-books, online, or all those “already-discovered” tourist areas.

There are four onsens(hot spring bath) within a 15-minutes car drive distance, and the birth place of one of the most famous samurai, Musashi Miyamoto is only a 10-minutes drive away.
Old Higashiawakura Village (which is now part of Mimasaka city) is well known for its catch phrase as “Ai-no-Mura” literally meaning “Village of Love” and is surrounded by sacred mountains where monks practiced…

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Joined in April 2017
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Hello, Namaste, Hola, Aloha, Konnichiwa!! I am Kaori, the owner of ZION Guest House. My husband and I, a travel loving couple, have travelled across the world(5 continents and 41 countires) for 2 and 1/2years with just our backpacks on our backs, and have decided to settle in this beautiful countryside of rural Japan to start our family, and this guest house. We are now parents of two beautiful daughters. We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you into our beautiful home!! はじめまして、ザイオンゲストハウスのオーナーのカオリです。 夫婦で2年半にも及ぶ海外放浪旅で田舎の良さを知り、帰国後日本の田舎でゲストハウスをはじめることになりました。外国人のみならず、日本の皆様にも日本の田舎の良さを知っていただけたらと思います。訪れる人誰もが驚くほどの立派な古民家です。是非この素敵な空間を体感して下さい。お待ち申し上げております!
Hello, Namaste, Hola, Aloha, Konnichiwa!! I am Kaori, the owner of ZION Guest House. My husband and I, a travel loving couple, have travelled across the world(5 continents and 41 c…
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House rules
Check-in: 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Checkout: 10:00 am
No pets
No parties or events
Smoking is allowed
Long term stays (28 days or more) are allowed
Health & safety
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Carbon monoxide alarm not reported Learn more
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