Ubusuna House

Photo by YANAGI Ayumi
Photo by YANAGI Ayumi
Photo by KAWASE Kazue
Photo by YANAGI Ayumi

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Coinciding with ETAT 2006, an old thatched-roof minka (Japanese-style traditional house) built in 1924 has been refurbished as a museum of pottery as well as a restaurant serving local cuisine. The ground floor serves as a restaurants and is filled with distinctive potteries including a cooking stove, washbasin, and bathtub, as well as plates and bowls created by potters. Three tea rooms on the upper floor serve as gallery space as well a comfortable resting space.
We are pleased to open Ubusuna House for everyone to stay overnight while enjoying hearty meals and warm local hospitality.

  • [Accommodation acceptance period]
    10 August – 30 Oct in 2020.
    ※ Please contact Ubusuna House at least seven days before your intended visit. Due to other bookings it may be possible that we cannot accommodate you on your preferred dates.
  • [Price per night]
    Adult JPY 25,000(including dinner & breakfast)
  • [Capacity]
    5 people
    ※Unfortunately we do not accept guests bringing children younger than elementary school age. Thank you for your understanding.
  • [How to book]
    Click here. Please send the completed form at least seven days before the intended date of your stay.
  • [Dinner& Breakfast]
    Home cooked meal made by locals using seasonal fresh ingredients.
  • [Service]
    Refrigerator, electronic kettle, hair dryer, free Wi-Fi
    *There is no air conditioner
  • [Amenity]
    Sleepwear, towels, toothbrush, cotton swab, razor, shampoo, conditioner, body soap
  • [Facility]
    Living room, hearth, bathroom, rest room, bedroom, Parking lot
    *kitchen is not for use
  • [Check-in/ Check-out]
    Check-in:4:00 p.m.~7:00 p.m. / Check-out:by 9:00 a.m.
    *Staff will be entering house early morning to prepare the breakfast.
  • [Booking Notice]
    -Payment can be made only with cash. We do not accept credit cards.
    -We only offer a stay with meals.
    -Guest may book for one night only. No consecutive stay. After the dinner, no staff will be watching over the house. Please take care of your own belongings.
    -There are multiple art works in the house. If you break the art piece during your stay, we’ll be asking you to pay for the damage.
    -No smoking in the house. There is a smoking area just outside the entrance of the house.
    -Please note that we have a poor phone reception around and inside the house.
    -Ubusuna house is located in the peaceful village. Please do not make loud sound at nigh t that will be a nuisance to our neighbors.
    -It usually gets cold at night. Please bring your own outerwear.
  • [Cancellation]
    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.
〈Cancellation fee〉
7 days before the booking date・・・50% of the room price
5 days before the booking date・・・70% of the room price
Same day of the booking date/ no show・・・100% of the room price
*Room price is JPY 25000 per person a night

Facility Info and Map

Open hours 10 August - 30 Oct in 2020
Tel 025-761-7767 (Echigo-Tsumari Art Field Information Centre)
Address 3110 Higashishimogumi, Tokamachi-city, Niigata Prefecture
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