Minshuku 3rd Place Kumano Kodo

  • 3rd Place Kumano Kodo

    3rd Place Kumano Kodo

  • Interior


  • Owner


  • Entrance


  • Veranda, with views

    Veranda, with views

  • View from accommodation

    View from accommodation

  • mountain season

    mountain season

  • beside house

    beside house

  • Bath


  • Toilet



Mountain Farmhouse

3rd Place Kumano Kodo is an old farmhouse in the Nonaka area near Tsugizakura-oji on the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage route. Mr. Tetsuyama has reformed the building while maintaining the authentic charm of the countryside, rich deep browns of aged wood, tatami mats, fusuma sliding doors, and veranda - decorated with antiques. There is a full kitchen, small bath, toilet, bicycles, and free Wi-Fi;  making for a convenient stay. The congenial Mr. Tetsuyama is passionate about sharing the local mountain culture. He is an organic farmer with the diversity of crops. He would like guests to feel at home -- your personal third place on the Kumano Kodo!

Full Name

Minshuku 3rd Place Kumano Kodo


Nakahechi, Nonaka


Rental House


2045 Nonaka, Nakahechi-cho, Tanabe City, Wakayama Prefecture, 646-1401

Map Code 

615 854 176*56


15:00 - 17:30


by 09:00

Rating & Reviews


Reception & Service

 Price Plan(s)

Minshuku 3rd Place Kumano Kodo

  • Supper, Breakfast & Lunch box
    12,900 yen~

Minshuku 3rd Place Kumano Kodo

  • Supper & Breakfast
    12,300 yen~

Minshuku 3rd Place Kumano Kodo

  • Breakfast
    9,900 yen~

Minshuku 3rd Place Kumano Kodo

  • No Meals
    7,900 yen~


Japanese Style Yes
Number of Rooms 3
Maximum Guests 5
Japanese style rooms: 3
Western style toilet: 1
  • Television
  • Kotatsu heated table
  • Desk
  • Shampoo
  • Hair conditioner
  • Body-wash
  • Hair drier
  • Face towel
  • Bath towel
  • Slippers
  • Tea
  • Coffee


Shared Indoor Yes
Shared Outdoor No
Can be used anytime.


Supper set box or other. (17:30~18:00)
Morning set at nearby cafe or other. The owner drives guests to cafe. (6:30~8:30)

Breakfast is at a local cafe in Chikatsuyu village.
The owner will drive you there.
The cafe closes on Sundays (and other variable days).
When this happens, a breakfast box will be supplied.

Vegetarian Meals
There are many kinds of vegetarians and we want to make sure we make the proper meal request for you. Please choose your Vegetarian type from the chart and write it in the Request/Comment box, including what you cannot eat in detail.

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

  • Ice machine
  • Internet
  • Free Wi-Fi (Guestroom)
  • Free Wi-Fi (Lobby)
  • Credit Card
  • Not accepted
  • Language
    Conversational English
  • Shuttle service
  • Luggage storage
  • Bicycle rental
  • Notes

    Rental Bicycle: 500 yen half day,  1000 yen for one day. (Free for 3rd Place guests)

    Full Kitchen.

    Free Wifi.

    Washing machine (free), no dryer

    Free coffee and tea.


    Access Information

    3rd Place is located along the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage route between Chikatsuyu village and Tsugizakura-oji.
    ● ~40 min walk from Chikatsuyu village
    ● ~20 min walk from Tsugizakura-oji


    The minshuku is located just west of Irorian Minshuku past number 30 signpost.

    Busses run daily to Chikatsuyu village and Nonaka Ipposugi bus stop.
    ● ~1 hr by bus from Kii-Tanabe to Chikatsuyu-oji (bus timetable 1)
    ● ~1 hr 10 min by bus from Kii-Tanabe to Nonaka Ipposugi (bus timetable 1)

    ● ~50 min walk from "Nonaka Ipposugi 野中一方杉" bus stop

    More bus timetables >>


    Minshuku 3rd Place Kumano Kodo



    Shuttle Service
    Shuttle service is available.
    Please make arrangements in advance.
    Free parking available for up to 3 vehicles.