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Ishikawauchi offers accommodation to adult and student guests (1 night 2 meals included).
We accept reservations for parties of 6 people or more (※minimum 6 people).
Please contact us regarding child rate.
In March 2012, we closed Ishikawauchi elementary school, after 125 years of service. But after some renovation work we reopened it 2 years later in July 2014 as a lodging facility.
There are 4 tennis courts on the premises and you can practice soccer and rubgy at Nakabae Green Park, a nearby sports field.
There is also a restaurant inside the former school.
Reservations are required (minimum 4 people) at least 3 days in advance.
Menu: Ishikawauchi set meal (prepared with local produce) + coffee or tea = ¥1,200 (tax included).
We are looking forward to meeting you!
●About the accommodation
Classrooms have been converted into guest rooms with tatami floors.
The “Computer Room”, “1st & 2nd Grade Classroom” “3rd & 4th Grade Classroom” and “5th & 6th Grade Classroom” can now each accommodate 10 people (total of 4 rooms, equipped with tatami mats).
The “Music Room” features 4 bunk beds and can accommodate 8 people.
The “Infirmary” can accommodate 4 people.
The 7 “Broadcasting Booth” can each accommodate 2 people.
Each room has air conditioning.
Bedding is provided, but please bring your own pajamas, towel, toothbrush and toothpaste, hair dryer and any other toiletries that you may need.
The former staff room has been turned into a restaurant, and offers guests a nice place to enjoy a chat after dinner.
Reservation required. You can rent the equipment (stove, net, iron plate, charcoal, fire scissors, etc), but thank you to provide the food, sauce, plates and cutlery.
Enjoy a swim in our round pool (60cm deep) during the hottest months of the year (July & August). Since it’s not very deep it’s safe for children as well.
The 25m swimming pool is currently closed.
Soba noodles making (at “Sato no Eki - Ishikawauchi”)
◇Coming by train
The nearest train station is Takanabe Station (高鍋駅) on the JR Kyushu Nippo Main Line.
◇Coming by car
The accommodation is located 24 minutes (16 km) from the Takanabe Interchange on the Higashi-kyushu Expressway, and 20 minutes (13 km) from Kijo town office.
●Facilities in the area
◇Nakabae Green Park
It’s a sports ground with 2 large lawn areas where you can practice soccer or rugby. You can make a reservation by calling the Planning Division of the Office Town (0983-32-4727).
◇Mount Osuzu mountain trail
◇Kijo Picture Book Village
◇Atarashiki Mura (“New Village”)
◇Femme Farm Nonprofit Corporation
◇Mount Osuzu Distillery
“Mount Osuzu Distillery” was established in 1998 thanks to the financial contribution of Kuroki Honten Co., Ltd. The distillery produces potato, wheat and rice alcohol.
The beautiful label of these spirits has been designed by M. Kuroki Ikutomo, the mayor of Kijo Picture Book Village.
・Smoking is not allowed inside the building.
・We have installed a smoking area outside the north entrance. Please lock the doors when going back inside.
・Eating and drinking in the guest rooms is prohibited. Please use the common areas.
・You can use the fridge installed in the central area.
・The entrance door is automatically locked after 10:00PM, and lights are turned off except in guest rooms.
・We can’t store luggage at the front desk. Thank you to store your luggage in your room and to look after it.
・Please let us know immediately if you’re hurt or sick and we will take you to the nearest hospital.
※Please note that we can provide thermometers, band-aids and disinfectant but we cannot provide drugs.
・An AED (automatic external defibrillator) is installed in the entrance hall.
・Sorry, but pets are not allowed.
・Please don’t do fireworks after 9:00PM. Please inform us before doing fireworks so we can give you a fire bucket. Please be extremely careful when handling fireworks. You will be held responsible in the event of a fire.
・Please take care of your own valuables and belongings.
・Please report immediately any damage to the equipment or facility, and follow the staff’s instructions. You will be liable for any costs, loss or damage to the premises or property.