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 grand shrine : one of the destinations of Kumano-kodo, only 15minutes 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!
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!
2016.11.27 "SENNIN-BURO 仙人風呂", the giant open-air bath in KAWAYU ONSEN will be opened on 1st December 2016!! Depends on the weather and river condition, it may be closed. Please check the newest information to Kumano Hongu Tourist Association +81-735-42-0735.
2016.4.15 [Regarding the earthquake in Kumamoto, Kyushu island, west Japan] We express the deepest condolences for the victims by the earthquake occured on 14th and 16th April 2016.
Our guesthouse is at 500km far from the epicenter and have no damage. We are opened as usual. But if you will come from Kyushu island, and it will be difficult to get to our guesthouse due to the disruption of transportation, we can talk about your schedule change or cancellation. Please contact us by e-mail if you can.
2016.3.20 The bus timetables around KUMANO HONGU will be revised on 26th March, 2016. We updated the new timetable, please check here.
2016.1.22 The currency exchange machine is in operation in town (at KIYO BANK, 7mins.walk from our guesthouse) ! USD,EUR,KRW,RMB,NTD,HKD,THB and AUD are accepted. For detail, click here.
2015.9.18 The NARA KOTSU BUS between Gojo and Hongu, which have been suspended due to typhoon in mid July 2015, offers full operation from 18th September 2015.
2015.8.1 The KUMANO KODO KOGUMODORIGOE section (UKEGAWA-KOGUCHI) was reopened.
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!!
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 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!
2009.7.17 Blue Sky Guesthouse is opened! All rooms have private bath and toilet. I'm looking forward to booking, from here!!
2009.4.18 English pages are opened!