Ubusuna House

Photo Nakamura Osamu
Photo Nakamura Osamu
Photo Nakamura Osamu
Photo Nakamura Osamu
Photo Nakamura Osamu
Photo by YANAGI Ayumi

Facility Info and Map

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.

The “Niigata welcome campaign!! ¥5,000 /2,500 OFF” started in Niigata Prefecture is a discount campaign exclusively for foreign nationals only. This campaign is available at each of the Echigo-Tsumari Art Field official tours and at the accommodations (Ubusuna House and Katakuri House) , so please take advantage of it.

  • Eligible Customers
    Customers with foreign citizenship
  • Reservation & Discount Period
    Start date : May 22, 2023 (Monday)
    Eligible period: Ends when the number of users reaches a certain number
  • Plan
    Accommodation facilities and experiences shown below marked
    “Niigata Welcome Campaign!! ¥ 5,000 OFF !!” or
    “Niigata Welcome Campaign!! ¥2,500 OFF !!”
    * A reservation is limited to 7 nights/times per person
  • Discounts pre person
    5,000 JPY  discount on accommodation or experience costing a minimum of 10,000 JPY
    2,500 JPY discount on accommodation or experience costing between 5,000 JPY and 9,999 JPY
    *Does not apply to items costing less than 5,000 JPY≫Click here for details and booking.
  • [Accommodation acceptance period]
    29 Apr – 5 Nov, 2023 (Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays)
    ※ Please contact Ubusuna House at least 7 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]
    [Niigata welcome campaign!! ¥5,000 OFF] We are currently offering a discount campaign for foreign guests.
    Adult:JPY 25,000(including dinner & breakfast)
    Child(6-15 years old):JPY 15,000 JPY 15,000(including dinner & breakfast)/No meals and bedding:Free
    →Adult:JPY 20,000(including dinner & breakfast)
    Child(6-15 years old):JPY 10,000(including dinner & breakfast)
  • [Capacity]
    4 people
  • [Dinner& Breakfast]
    Home cooked meal made by locals using seasonal fresh ingredients.
  • [Beverage]
    Sake made in Echigo-Tsumari, Niigata
  • [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.~6:00 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 [Accommodation] 29 Apr - 5 Nov, 2023 (Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays)
Tel 025-761-7767(Echigo-Tsumari Art Field Information Centre)
Admission One private house, 2 meals per night / 25,000 yen per person per night
Address 3110 Higashishimogumi, Tokamachi-city, Niigata Prefecture
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