Guesthouse SORA Chikatsuyu

  • Chikatsuyu Guesthouse Sora

    Chikatsuyu Guesthouse Sora

  • Outside of home

    Outside of home

  • Toilet

    Toilet

  • Washing area

    Washing area

  • Bath

    Bath

  • Sample bedroom

    Sample bedroom

  • Sample bedroom

    Sample bedroom

  • Garden

    Garden

  • Sample bedroom

    Sample bedroom

  • Colorful Yukata gowns to wear

    Colorful Yukata gowns to wear

  • Entrance

    Entrance

  • Sample evening meal

    Sample evening meal

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Dining and living room

    Dining and living room

  • Guesthouse sign

    Guesthouse sign

  • Owners

    Owners

  • Sora Location Map

    Sora Location Map

 Description

Kumano Kodo Homestay in Chikatsuyu

Chikatsuyu Guesthouse Sora is a homestay in the waystop village of Chikatsuyu along the Kumano Kodo between Takijiri-oji and Kumano Hongu Taisha.  It is a Japanese style home with two guestrooms. The bath and toilet are shared facilities among the guests. The owners are retired couple who moved there to enjoy the beautiful scenery of mountains and community comradery of this mountainside settlement.

Meals are homemade (with vegetables and herbs from their garden, and eggs from their chickens!) and conversations filled with smiles and laughs. 

The name of the guesthouse "Sora" means sky or heaven and is derived from a character in the families last name "Amano" and because they really love skywatching in Chikatsuyu.

Full Name

Guesthouse SORA Chikatsuyu
熊野古道の宿 近露そら

Area

Chikatsuyu, Nakahechi

Type

Homestay

Address

614 Chikatsuyu, Nakahechi-cho, Tanabe City, Wakayama Prefecture 〒646-1402
〒646-1402 和歌山県田辺市中辺路町近露614

Map Code 

615 822 533*25

Check-in

15:00 - 18:30

Check-out

by 10:00

Curfew

21:30

Rating & Reviews

4.8

Guestroom
Baths
Meals
Location
Reception & Service

 Price Plan(s)

Guesthouse SORA Chikatsuyu

  • Supper, Breakfast & Lunch box
    10,900 yen~

Guesthouse SORA Chikatsuyu

  • Supper & Breakfast
    10,400 yen~

Guesthouse SORA Chikatsuyu

  • Breakfast
    8,400 yen~

Guesthouse SORA Chikatsuyu

  • No Meals
    7,900 yen~

 Guestrooms

Western Style No
Japanese Style Yes
Mixed Style No
Other Style No
Number of Rooms 2
Maximum Guests 7
2 Japanese style rooms.  Shared bath and washing facilities.
Facilities
  • Air conditioning
Please lay futons out on your own.
Amenities
  • Shampoo
  • Hair conditioner
  • Body-wash
  • Toothbrush set
  • Hair drier
  • Face towel
  • Bath towel
  • Yukata Japanese bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Tea
  • Coffee

 Baths

Shared Indoor Yes
Shared Outdoor No
Shared Sauna No
Privately Reserved No
Note
Bath time: 6:00~10:00, 15:00~21:30.

● Typical bath in Japanese home, shared other guests.
● Private bath taken in turns up to 21:30.
● Available from 6:00.
How to take a Japanese bath
In a Japanese style bath, the bath water is used for soaking.  Please wash outside of the bath and use the tub water only for soaking.  Do not pull the plug from the bath tub.

 Meals

Supper
Meals served in dining room (Japanese style)
Breakfast
Meals served in dining room (Western style). From 6:00 (April to September), from 6:30 (October to March).
Vegetarian Meals

 : Included  : Not Included

  • : Meat
  • : Fish & Seafood
  • : Eggs
  • : Dairy Products
  • : Katsuo Dashi (fish stock)
Type A
Type B
Type C
Type D
Type E

Vegetarianism is not common in the Japanese countryside. Please double-check the Vegetarian Type which the service provider can accommodate to make sure that it meets your needs. Often being able to eat trace amounts of the ubiquitous Katsuo Dashi (fish stock) makes it easier to find options.

More Information

NOTE: It is difficult and not culturally sensitive to change meal requests, or make new meal demands, onsite when you arrive at accommodations. Vegetarian types must be confirmed during the reservation process and respected during your visit.

 Facilities & Services

Internet
  • Free WIFI (Guestroom)
  • Free WIFI (Lobby)
  • Credit Card
  • VISA
  • MasterCard
  • JCB
  • AMERICAN EXPRESS
  • Diners
  • Traveler's Cheques
  • Not accepted
  • Language
    English
    Services
  • Shuttle service
  • Shipping
  • Bicycle rental
  • Notes
    2 rental Bicycles

     Access

    Access Information
    Busses run daily to Chikatsuyu from Kii-Tanabe Station, Shirahama and Hongu.
    ● ~1 hour by bus from Kii-Tanabe Station (bus timetable 1)
    ● ~1 hour by bus from Hongu (bus timetable 2)
    ● ~5 minute walk from "Chikatsuyu-oji 近露王子" bus stop
    ● ~5 minute walk from "Nakahechi Art Museum なかへち美術館" bus stop
    Shuttle Service
    ● To/from Kumano Kodo Nakahechi Michi-no-Eki.
    ● To Kobiro-toge area and Doyukawa bus stop. (for walkers on the Kumano Kodo who would like to shorten their walk to Hongu)
    Parking
    Up to 2 vehicles (free).