Blue Sky Guesthouse, New built B&B at Kumano Hongu, World Heritage.

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Welcome to Blue Sky Guesthouse's website!!
We are Japanese style B&B, built in July 2009, at Kumano Hongu, World Heritage site.
from Kumano Hongu Taisha shrine : one of the destinations of Kumano-kodo, only 10minutes walk.
Private bath and restroom, Wi-fi in your guestrooms, laundry and more...convenient facilities are available!
from JPY6,000 per person, per night, including breakfast.

One of the "BEST PLACES TO STAY" of "LONELY PLANET JAPAN" 2012 edition!

Blue Sky Guesthouse, New built B&B at Kumano Hongu, World Heritage

Information of transportation and road affected by Typhoon "Nangka"(2015 JULY)

updated 22AUG2015
Due to the typhoon in July 2015, transportation and road traffic between Totsukawa-onsen and Hongu still remain suspended.

*Route168, between Gojo and Hongu is closed due to the landslide.
As an alternative route, take the detour via Wakayama and Tanabe.

*Bus services between Gojo and Hongu is suspended.
From Koyasan to Hongu,
[Alternative route 1]use the "KOYA KUMANO SHIRAHAMA access bus". It's the direct service between Koyasan and Hongu, but operated only weekend
[Alternative route 2]take the bus services via Ryujin-onsen and Kii-Tanabe. This bus is running "everyday in August" and "weekend from September to November".
[Alternative route 3]use the detour by train and bus via Wakayama and Tanabe.

Please check the newest information.

For dear all guests

Our check-in time is from 3 p.m.
Before 3 p.m., we are out for buying foods and doing errands, and the entrance door is closed.
If you want to leave your luggage before your check-in at guesthouse, please contact us in advance and tell the time of your arrival, CERTAINLY!
Thank you for your understanding!

Updated informations!

2015.8.1 The KUMANO KODO KOGUMODORIGOE section (UKEGAWA-KOGUCHI) was reopened.
2015.7.20 Due to typhoon "Nangka" in mid July 2015, the bus between Gojo and Hongu is suspended.
2015.3.14 The bus timetables around KUMANO HONGU is reviced. The new timetable can be downloded from here.
2014.10.11 The construction work is completed. We deeply appreciate our guests understanding and co-operation!!
2014.2.15 We are re-opened and construction works was finished!! Sorry again for inconveniences during our closure... And we are really looking forward to seeing our guests!!
2014.1.13 We are very sorry we are temporary closed between 13Jan. and 14Feb. due to the road construction in front of us. We will re-open on 15Feb. We are looking forward to seeing our guests after our re-opening!!
2012.5.7 We are chosen as one hotel of "BEST PLACES TO STAY" of "Lonely Planet JAPAN"! Thanks a lot!
2012.2.11 We re-opened Blue Sky Guesthouse on 11st Feb.2012! We are looking forward to your visit!
2011.9.4 Due to the effects of Typhoon #12"Talas" and #15"Roke",Blue Sky Guesthouse is temporarily closed.
Thank you to those that have contacted us regarding our safety.The Blue Sky Guesthouse staff are all safe, although the guesthouse itself has received some flooding damage and it will take some time to repair.
Unfortunately, we suppose The Blue Sky Guesthouse is closed during 2011 for repairing.We will try to re-open in early 2012!
We hope to see you here soon again in the near future!
2011.3.12 We express deeply condolences to victims of earthquake on Tohoku area.There is no damage on Kumano area and Blue Sky Guesthouse.
2010.12.21 The page about "how to get to us" is opened.
2010.12.14 English portal page is renewed.
2010.10.15 Downloadable Maps, Bus Timetables, Broucher are updated!
2010.7.12 For guests having made reservation before 11Jul. 2010
Due to renewal of reservation system, your reservation will not be changed or cancelled by on-line. If you change or cancel it, please contact us by e-mail :
Sorry for inconvenience...
2009.7.17 Blue Sky Guesthouse is opened! I have private bath and toilet in all room. I'm looking forward to booking, from here!!
2009.4.18 English pages are opened!

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