Blue Sky Guesthouse in KUMANO HONGU

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Our name is...

"Blue Sky Guesthouse"
In Japanese,「旅人の宿 蒼空げすとはうす」(Ah-oh-zora Guesthouse)


1526 Hongu-cho Hongu, Tanabe City, Wakayama, JAPAN
Zip code 647-1731
In Japanese, 和歌山県田辺市本宮町本宮1526
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"map code" : 478 287 684*88

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Our guestrooms are...

All Japanese Tatami matted rooms, private, and with bathroom and restroom (Sorry, we don't have Onsen...)
The capacity is up to 4persons per room. We have 4rooms totally.
Free Wifi and International broadcast (CNN,BBC) are available.
All rooms are NON-SMOKING.
Japanese style bedding(FUTON), with down quilt duvet.


Announcement for the revise of room fare (as of 01 January 2020)

We are very sorry to tell you that we changed our room rate on 1st January 2020, as the below table.

This fare revision is caused by the modification of tax procedure. We have to charge 10% consumption tax separately from January 2020.
And we changed some room fare, for example 4persons room fare, for consistency with other room fare.
We sincerely apologize for the inconveniences about repeated change.
We really appreciate your understanding and patience.

Room fare
These prices are changed depends on check-in date.
Please check price by below chart.

(per night, per person, including breakfast and tax)
per person for the reservation of staying between 01OCT2019 - 30JUN2020
applied only for direct booking, adult fare
Please note this offer may be ended depends on the economic measures by Japanese government
 for check-in
01JAN2020 - 30JUN2020
for Check-in
after 01JUL2020
Adult (over 12-years old)4persons in 1room :
JPY6,300 ⇒JPY 6,200
4persons in 1room :
JPY 6,300/person,night
3persons in 1room :
JPY6,900 ⇒JPY 6,800
3persons in 1room :
JPY 6,900/person,night
2persons in 1room :
JPY6,900 ⇒JPY 6,800
2persons in 1room :
JPY 6,900/person,night
1person in 1room(Single occupancy) :
JPY8,600 ⇒JPY 8,500
1person in 1room(Single occupancy) :
JPY 8,600/person,night
 reservation staying after 01JUL2020
back to original price
Child 6-11 year oldJPY 4,950JPY 4,950
Child and infant
under 6-years old
JPY 4,950
with bed and breakfast
JPY 4,950 with bed and breakfast
Free, no bed and breakfastFree, no bed and breakfast
Everyday SAME price(even in high season).
Please make payment when you will check-in.
(card guarantee is not required when you make booking basically.
For the reservation in peak season, we may ask card guarantee.)

VISA, Mastercard, AMEX, Discover, Diners, JCB cards, Alipay, WeChatPay,
and some brands of QR code payments and cash are available
(Sorry, we can't take traveler's cheque, other brands credit cards e.g. UnionPay
and online payment system e.g. Applepay, Google pay and Rakuten pay.)

Please check the cancellation charge condition.
Above fares are applied only for the direct booking to Blue Sky Guesthouse.
Please note that the reservation through travel agencies may apply other rates.

Common use facilites


Borrowed Amenities(free)

Rental Amenities

About meals

Breakfast is included in room fee.
(Basically,western breakfast.
Vegetarian breakfast is available. Advanced arrangement with detail required.)
We will ask you the time of breakfast when you will arrive.
(Breakfast time is from 6:30am to 8:30am.
We are very afraid that we can't serve breakfast for the guest who will get on the bus departs 5:50am bound for Tanabe. In that case we can discount our room fee. We appreciate your understanding.)
About dinner, you can use kitchen or have at nearby restaurants.
Please note that the restaurant and shops in Hongu area close earlier than you expect...closed at 6pm or 7pm.
For detail information about restaurants and shops around our guest house, click here.

Check-in and Check-out time

Check-in is from 3pm.
We are afraid that we are out for doing errands and buying foods, and the entrance door is closed before 3 p.m.
If you want to leave your luggage before check-in, "TORII shop", the shop near of the KUMANO HONGU TAISHA grand shrine, can keep it.
please contact us in advance and let us know your arrival time, certainly.
Thank you for your understanding!
Check-out time is 10am.


CLICK for more detail about access

Downloadable bus timetables

for more information, see this page or check the website of "Kumano Tourism Bureau"


By mail or on-line booking.
Sorry, you can't make a resevation through most of travel agents.

Cancellation charge

Change charge

If you change the staying day or number of person, you may be charged.


My English is not so good. But I will do my best for a wonderful stay of my dear guests always.
Onsen(hot springs) are located close to my guesthouse. There are some Onsens within 10mins. drive.
For details,"Kawayu-Onsen「川湯温泉」" "Yunomine-Onsen「湯の峰温泉」" "Watarase-Onsen「渡瀬温泉」" link for "Tanabe city Kumano tourism bureau".

Special thanks!!! :
Brad Towle on "Tanabe City Kumano Tourism Bureau" for translation.

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