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Mamebu No Ie Farmstay

Named top 100 of the best farmstays in all of Japan



Outline of the property

This guest house was selected by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, and the Japan Tourism Agency as one of the "100 best mothers of agriculture, forestry, and fishermen's guest houses" in Japan.

You can meet your mother and experience local cuisine at this inn, which is part of the NHK morning drama series "Ama-chan.

The "Mamebu" made famous by the "Mamebu" was photographed with the "Mamebu" served at the Mamebu House.

Kuji Mamebu soup, a local dish made with dumplings wrapped in wild walnuts and brown sugar and local vegetables.
We are proud of the fact that You can also try your hand at making "Mameburu".

On a clear day, you can watch the star-filled night sky.

Mamebu: Dumplings with walnuts, eaten on sunny days such as New Year's and weddings.
Traditional foods from the former Yamagata Village in Kuji City.

Accommodation fees (*Tax included)
 Rates are based on a one-night stay with breakfast.
 If you would like to change to one night with 2 meals, or if you are traveling with children, please select the option.
Breakfast is included in the room rate.
  Adults from 6,600 yen
  Children (with bedding and meals for children) from 4,400 yen
  Children (with sleeping arrangements and meals for children) from 2,200 yen
1 night with 2 meals
  Adults from 8,800 yen
  Children (with bedding and meals for children) from 6,800 yen
  Children (with sleeping and meals for children) from 4,800 yen
  Barbecue (shorthorn beef) is available from 2,200 yen for an additional fee.

Covid-19 Preventative Measures

We make every effort to ventilate the building as much as possible by opening windows and operating exhaust fans, etc.
We make every effort to ensure the health of our guests by wearing masks, disinfecting hands, and gargling.
We ask our guests to wear masks, disinfect their hands, and gargle when they enter the museum.
 Please note that guests may be asked to take a temperature check.

Making beanbags
 Making mamebu dumplings, a local specialty of Yamagata Town, Kuji City, and NHK's morning drama series "Ama-chan
 It is the local dish that became famous after being introduced to the "Mere Old Man" in the morning drama.
 Price: 2,000 yen (tax included)
 Reservation deadline: 1 day before check-in
If you would like to experience this service, please select from the options.
Dinner 18:30 - 20:30
Breakfast 7:00-8:30 am
The place to eat: Common area
Meal Menu: Chef's choice (with Kuji Mamebu soup)
As for the dinner, as a recommended menu, "barbecue of short-horned beef" is an additional charge
For breakfast, you can choose either the Shankaku beef burger or a la carte dishes.
Allergy: please consult us in advance.

Room image: A private house with one room.
Room layout: 8 tatami mats Japanese style room
Room facilities: 4 sets of bedding
Others: Guest bedroom, no lock
Check-in / 16:00-20:00
Check-out / 7:00 - 10:00

Bathroom (bath, toilet, washroom)
Bath: Shared
Bathing hours: 20:30-22:00
Flushable toilet
Amenities: Please bring your towels to prevent coronavirus infection.

Neighboring facilities and restaurants
Supermarket: Homac Nicotto Kuji Yamagata (20 minutes by car)
Restaurant "Mountain Boshi" in the Center House Hiraniwa Villa (15 minutes by car)
Shorthorn beef, a rare branded beef that accounts for only about 1% of the domestic wagyu distribution in Japan, is sold at a discounted price.

Iwate Prefecture is said to have the largest number of Shorthorn cattle in Japan, surpassing Hokkaido, which is famous for its dairy farming.
Shorthorn beef contains a lot of functional ingredients (such as carnitine) that have been attracting attention as fat burning ingredients.
Compared to the Japanese Black Cattle, it is low in fat and high in protein.
You can enjoy the natural taste of beef with its tender meat and rich flavor.
In recent years, the demand for delicious and healthy shorthorn beef has been increasing due to the growing health consciousness.

Sightseeing Spots :
Birch Bilin (15 minutes by car)
The white birch forest stretches for about 4 km on both sides of Kokusai-go-281, with a total of about 370 hectares (310,000 trees).
It is said to be the most beautiful white birch forest in Japan. Designated as a prefectural natural park, it is
You can enjoy nature throughout the four seasons.

Elite Farm (Kuji City Shorthorn cattle farm) (20 minutes by car)
In 1984, a public ranch with an area of 105.5 hectares was established in the highlands of Yamagata Town, at an altitude of 600 meters.
Shorthorn cattle are raised from the beginning of May to the end of October by the Natsuyama-Wu-ri method from about 40 livestock farmers.

The farm has about 120 head of cattle.
Only females and their calves under 11 years of age, who are recognized as good-looking, are allowed to enter the farm.
It is called "Elite Farm".

Event information
Hiraniwa Highland Azalea Festival (the first Saturday to the second Sunday in June each year)
  The Hiraniwa Highlands are home to 310,000 white birch trees and renge azaleas flowers said to be the largest in Japan.
  In June, the entire plateau is enveloped by crimson azaleas.
  It is exceptional to see a large colony of azaleas seen from the walkway around the plateau.

Bullfighting competition (three times a year in June, August, and October)
  This is the only bullfighting competition in the Tohoku region that is held annually in the Hiraniwa Highlands of Kuji City. This region has been
  The Japanese shorthorn cattle are used in bullfighting to determine the leader of the bulls that carry the load.
  It is said that the event was started when cattle were rammed into each other.
  The festival is held three times a year, in June, August, and October, at the azalea site, Shirakaba site, and the maple tree site.

If you are coming by JR
90 minutes by car from Misawa Airport.
45 minutes by car from Ninohe Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen.
45 minutes by car from Sanriku Railway Kuji Station.
 We do not provide a pick-up service.

A word from the owner
Kuji City is holding an educational tour as a project of Kuji City, and we have started a guesthouse in cooperation with them.
This is an ordinary private house, but you can experience the countryside in this inn.
Please feel the life of Yamagata, Kuji, through the experience of making Mamebu, a local cuisine.

Please be quiet after 10 pm.
Please do not enter the private area which will be shown to you at check-in. 
Please go to bed before midnight.



(Consumption tax and fee included)
  • Adult with 2 mealsdinner and breakfast
  • Child rate1 night with 2 meals (with bedding and children's meals
  • Child rateper night including breakfast (with bedding and meals for children)
  • Child rate1 night with 2 meals per child
  • Child rate1 night with breakfast (with bedtime and meals for children)
  • Barbecueshorthorn beef
  • MamebumakingTry your hand at making "Mamebu", a local specialty of Yamagata-cho, Kuji City, which was introduced in NHK's "Ama-chan", a TV serial novel that became famous in the morning. You will be served on the spot after making them.


Room type
Shared Room
Traveler number
No bed


Japanese Style Room
4 Futons up to 4 guest (13m2)



16:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 10:00
Host Approval
Minimum nights
1 night
Maximum nights
2 nights


- Quiet hours stat at 22:00.
- Please refrain from entering any private areas.
- We ask that you please be in your room by midnight.




  • Bathtub
  • Desk
  • Air Conditioning
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Dryer
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Wireless Internet
  • Bed/Futon


  • Face Towel
  • Bath Towel
  • Bed Sheets
  • Bath Mat
  • Hand Soap
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Disposable Mask
  • Body Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Detergent
  • Tableware
  • Kitchenware
  • Toothbrush
  • Pajamas
  • Hangers


  • Smoking Allowed
  • Free Parking
  • Luggage Storage
  • Coronavirus Precautions


Daily price
Weekend price
Cleaning fee
Free of charge
1 week discount
Not set
2 week discount
Not set
Monthly discount
Not set
Additional cost per person
¥11,511/night(with tax) From the first 2 people
Weekend additional cost per person
¥11,511/night(with tax) From the first 2 people

The above rates are basic rates (including consumption tax and service fee) and may vary depending on the itinerary and season.
The “Total (Tax included)” displayed after entering the check-in and check-out dates and the number of guests already includes consumption tax and service fees. No additional charges will be added until the reservation is approved.


  • More than 8 days ago :0%
  • 7 days before 〜 6 days before :0%
  • 5 days before 〜 4 days before :20%
  • 3 days before 〜 2 days before :20%
  • 1 day before :50%
  • The day :80%
  • No-show :100%


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Mamebu No Ie Farmstay


Kuji shi Iwate


It takes 45 minutes by taxi from Tohoku Shinkansen Ninohe Station.
It takes 45 minutes by taxi from JR Hachinohe Line kuji Station.





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