Minshuku Omuraya

  • Minshuku Omuraya

    Minshuku Omuraya

  • Owners family

    Owners family

  • Sample guestroom

    Sample guestroom

  • Sample supper

    Sample supper

  • Bath


  • View from guesthouse

    View from guesthouse

  • Lunch box

    Lunch box

  • Outdoor hot springs

    Outdoor hot springs


At-home Minshuku

Minshuku Omuraya is a guesthouse run by the Omuraya family in the middle of the Kawayu Onsen hot spring village.  This friendly accommodation has a welcoming “at home” atmosphere with many repeat visitors.  There are three separate buildings at Minshuku Omuraya, one of which allows pets.  Many of the rooms have river views.  Guests are free to use the hot spring baths in the river in front of the establishment.

※ Note for those with cat or dog allergies: There are cats and a dog in residence in the lobbies of the main building and the annex. 

Full Name

Minshuku Omuraya


Kawayu Onsen (Hongu)




1406-1 Kawayu, Hongu-cho, Tanabe City Wakayama Prefecture, 647-1717
〒647-1717 和歌山県田辺市本宮町川湯1406-1

Map Code 

478 227 175*72


Google Area


14:00 - 18:00


by 10:00

Rating & Reviews


Reception & Service

 Price Plan(s)

Minshuku Omuraya

  • Main Building, Supper & Breakfast
    14,300 yen~

Minshuku Omuraya

  • Main Building, Supper, Breakfast & Lunch box
    15,620 yen~

 Sanitation and Hygienic Measures

■ This accommodation follows guidelines to reduce the spread of Covid-19.

For Guests
■ Please follow the advice for the public outlined by the World Health Organization when visiting the area.


Western Style No
Japanese Style Yes
Mixed Style No
Other Style No
Number of Rooms 20
Maximum Guests 60

Main building: 11 rooms
Second building: 9 rooms
Western ensuite toilet: 8 rooms (main building)

● Smoking room available
※Can be deodorized on request.

  • Television
  • Air conditioning
  • Safety box
  • Shampoo
  • Hair conditioner
  • 2 in 1 shampoo
  • Body-wash
  • Hair dryer
  • Face towel
  • Yukata Japanese bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Tea


Shared Indoor Onsen
Shared Outdoor No
Shared Sauna No
Privately Reserved Onsen
Ensuite Indoor No
Ensuite Outdoor No

Bath Hours: 6:00~23:00

What is an Onsen?

How to take a Japanese bath

Complete Japanese bath guide.


Meals served in dining room from 18:30~19:30. (Japanese style)
Meals served in dining room from 7:00~9:00 (Japanese style) ●Western style available on request
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

  • Coin laundry
  • Massage chair
  • Internet
  • Wired LAN (Guestroom)
  • Credit Card
  • VISA
  • MasterCard
  • JCB
  • Diners
  • Traveler's Cheques
  • Not accepted
  • Language
    A little English.
  • Wake-up call
  • Luggage storage
  • Shipping
  • Notes

    refrigerator in hallway (also in Room 10 of the second building)
    telephone in all rooms in the main lodge
    iron/iron board lending service on request (no charge)
    automatic massager (no charge)
    beer/juice available for purchase at lobby
    mahjong set (no charge)
    toohbrush sets and razors available (50 yen each)
    personal massage available (4,200 yen per 40 min)
    car loan (no charge, 1 vehicle available)
    bike loan (no charge, 1 electric bike, 1 conversion)


    Access Information

    Busses run daily to Kawayu Onsen from Kii-Tanabe Station, Shingu Station and Gojo.

    ● 1hr 40 min by bus from Kii-Tanabe Station (bus timetable 1)

    ● ~1 hour by bus from Shingu Station (bus timetable 3)

    ● ~4 hours by bus from Gojo (bus timetable 4)

    ● ~10 minutes by bus from Kumano Hongu Taisha (bus timetable 11)

    ● 1 minute walk from "Kawayu Onsen 川湯温泉" bus stop

    More bus timetables >>



    Shuttle Service

    Please consult with us if you have any queries.


    Free parking available for up to 23 vehicles.
    No more than 2 oversized vehicles at any one time.