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Gassho no Sato ARAI-HOUSE Room#1

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Gassho no Sato ARAI-HOUSE Room#1

2 guests
4 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
2 guests
4 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location91% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

GOKAYAMA Gassho no Sato (Gassho Village) are 100 to 400 years old, and were moved to this location for building conservation.We're working hard to maintain the beautiful scenery, invaluable history and traditional culture of GOKAYAMA's A-frame architecture style now and in the future.We welcome you to stay in our traditional wooden houses and experience rural Japanese life. Come relax, and forget your cares for a while.We look forward to seeing you and hope you'll enjoy staying at Gassho no Sato


Indoor fireplace
Free parking on premises

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
2 floor mattresses

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Check-in time is 4PM - 8PM
Check out by 10AM


12 Reviews

Soul User Profile
June 2018
Really awesome stay in an absolutely great location. The house was beautiful with all it rustic charm and our host Mai was super accommodating. Mai help my partner and I with a short lift from our previous accommodation and in booking transportation to nearby villages and when le…
Vicente User Profile
June 2018
It's a nice place to stay if you wanted to experience the traditional housing. It's quite remote unless you have a vehicle. Luckily Mai was very accommodating with transportation, she took us to the onsen and restaurant nearby. It's also a nice place to see stars and the night v…
James User Profile
May 2018
We wished we could have spent more than one night at this very traditional guesthouse! And, Mai was a fabulous all-round host: informative, helpful with suggestions, etc
Jaclyn User Profile
May 2018
This stay really exceeded my expectations. Mai was an amazing host! She went above and beyond to make us feel welcome, help us book bus tickets, suggest and reserve a dinner spot for us, drive us there and coordinate to have the owner call her so she could pick us up, etc. This G…
Bertrand User Profile
November 2017
A traditional "gassho-zukuri" house off the village of Gokayama (one of the famous "gassho" villages of this valley, along with Shirakawa-go and others). There are modern amenities but the charm of the original prevails. If you don't mind a few harmless bugs around the fireplace,…
Vidhya User Profile
November 2017
If you want to experience the 200 year old stay and scenic view this place is the best donot expect more like a hotel ambuance and the stuff tou get there as we are experincing the old japnese traditional things they are amazing do carry the winter clothes more as u expect more c…
Juan User Profile
November 2017
It's an unique japanese experience with a very nice host. The landscape is beautiful and the accomodation is very comfortable.

Hosted by Mai

Nanto, JapanJoined in April 2017
Mai User Profile
24 Reviews
Love traveling, love shopping, love eating and drinking. I am living near the World Heritage Site,GOKAYAMA and I welcome you to stay and experience rural life in Japan. It is inconvenient but cozy and peaceful. :)
Languages: English, 日本語
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a day
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