Okayama Hostel Igusa was renovated from an 200-year-old folk house with a straw-thatched roof all by hand. The hostel, which was awarded the 2015 Certificate of Excellence Award by TripAdvisor, is Locate in beautiful countryside with great access to cities. Igusa Hostel is only 8 min walk from Hayashima Station, which is 11 min by train from JR Okayama Sta. where Shinkansen trains stop. We offer 4 Japanese traditional style dormitory and private rooms feature tatami (woven-straw) flooring and Japanese futon bedding with free wifi. Each bedroom can accommodate up to 3 or 4 guests.
Bathrooms, shower facilities, Kitchen are shared. There is a common area where guests can enjoy one another's company.
Igusa Hostel has great access to JR Uno Sta. (Uno Port) where the ferries depart frequently for Naoshima, Teshima and the other islands in Seto-inner-sea. The Hostel also has easy access to Kurashiki Bikan historical quarter, Okayama-city, Hiroshima and Shikoku.
==== BEST LOCATION ====
*11 min train to Okayama city
*20 min bike (or 35 min train) to Kurashiki Bikan historical quarter
*30 min train to JR Uno Sta. (Uno port)
*55 min train & ferry to Naoshima
*60 min train & ferry to Teshima
*80 min train & ferry to Inujima
*70 min train to Hiroshima city
*60 min train to Himeji
*45 min train to Takamatsu, Kagawa
*90 min train & bus to Takamatsu airport
==== FACILITIES＆SERVICE ====
* Free WiFi access
* 24 hours Hot Shower with free shampoo, conditioner and body soap and towels for hire (L/￥100, S/￥50)
* Fully equipped kitchen(Kitchenware, refrigerator, microwave, toaster and some seasonings) with dining space＋free coffee, tea and Japanese tea
* Linens including Pillow, Bed sheets and Blankets
* Laundry facilities (washing machine/￥100, dryer/￥200 and drying pole)
* Rental bike (￥500/day)
* Parking (￥500/car/day・￥300/bike/day)
* Heating cost ￥200/per person/per night is required in addition to the rates during Dec.-Feb.
==== BUSINESS HOURS ====
* Check in time : 16:00 ~ 20:00 (Please contact us in 1 day advance or in the morning on the day if you need to check in earlier otherwise the door is closed )
* Check out time : ~ 10:00
* Reception business hour: 08:00 ~ 12:00, 16:00 ~ 21:00
* No curfew
* Free luggage keeping : 08:00 ~ 12:00, 16:00 ~ 20:00 (Please contact us in 1 day advance or in the morning on the day if you need it otherwise the door is closed )