Australia House

Photo by Nakamura Osamu
Photo by Nakamura Osamu
Photo by Nakamura Osamu

Facility Info and Map

Australia House was built in 2012 as a proof of relationship between Japan and Australia, a symbol of recovery from the earthquake. During the period when the residence program is not implemented, we are open for general guests. Please enjoy your accommodation experience in the architectural space designed by the artist, artworks installed inside and outside by just one of you, and great location with abundant nature surrounding.

  • 【Price per night】
    Usage fee of the facility JPY12000+Adult JPY3000, Children JPY1500, Children before school age JPY1000
  • 【Capacity】
    6 people (Up to one group per night, one building reserved)
  • 【Check in / out】
    IN / 16:00~17:00
    OUT 10:00
  • 【How to book】
    Click here.
    *[Period of stay] 6/2 (Thu.) –  7/10 (Sun.)  &  9/17 (Sat.) – 11/13 (Sun.), 2022 except Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
  • 【Payment】
    Cash only at on-site
  • 【Meals】
    Please prepare your own meals as we won’t provide.
    Self-catering in the facility is available.
  • 【Bath】
    Shower only. There is the local hot spring in the nearby village. (5 minutes by car)
  • 【Equipment】
    Futon set, bed sheet, pillow case, bath mat, self-catering tools(refrigerator, induction heating, rice cooker, microwave, electronic kettle, Table wares, cooking utensils.
  • 【Amenity】
    Bath towel, shampoo, hair conditioner, body soap, tooth blush, cotton swab
  • 【Facility】
    1F: Gallery, WC/ 2F: guest room, kitchen, shower room
  • 【Booking Notice】
    -Australia House is located in the mountains. Please note that it is also an area where many insects and creatures live.
    – Australia House surrounded by calm villages. Please stay with your consideration for others at all time of day and night.
    -There are artworks inside and outside. If the artwork is damaged or malfunctions due to the customer’s carelessness, a claim for compensation may be made.
    -For design reasons, there are some places can be dangerous for children. We cannot take the reservation for children only. During staying, please take care about the children.
    -Staff will not be resident in Australia House. In particular, please note staff will be absent at night.
    – Local people are in charge of operation staff. Please note we cannot provide guidance or support in foreign languages.
    – No smoking in the house. There is a smoking area just outside of the house. There is no ashtray.
  • 【Cancel policy】
    Please contact the booking office as soon as possible if you wish to cancel the stay.
    All the guests must pay cancellation penalty fees depend on how in advance you announce the cancellation. Please see a list of prices below.
    <Cancel fee>
    3 days before the booking date・・・30% of total price
    A day before the booking date・・・50% of total price
    Same day of the booking date/ no show・・・100% of total price

Facility Info and Map

Open hours [Accommodation] 2 Jun - 10 Jul, 17 Sep-13 Nov, 2022 except Tue and Wed.
[Artworks open to the public] 30 Jul -4 Sep, 2022 except Tue and Wed 10:00-17:00
*Closed during winter
Tel 025-761-7767 (Echigo-Tsumari Art Field Information Centre)
Address Urada 7577-1, Tokamachi-city, Niigata Prefecture
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