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Minshuku Rakutenya

291 Okawa, Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefecture 907-0022 , Japan
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Minneapolis, MN
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed one night at Rakutenya Guesthouse. Great location, we were able to walk to lots of restaurants. It has a hostel feel with shared bathrooms and communal areas. The owner was very friendly and helpful. There is laundry onsite and air conditioning available for 100 yen/2 hours. We heard a lot of noise from people around 1-2 am, but... More

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Bangkok
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We stayed at Minshuku Rakutenya (also known as Rakutenya Guesthouse) on Ishigaki Island for two nights in October 2013, and chose a traditional Japanese style room. The guesthouse has a backpackers / hostel feel and so you can hear people in the next room or upstairs, and there are shared communal bathrooms. The room was small but suitable for 2... More

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niseko
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

We stayed for 5 nights at Rakutenya and were extremely pleased we did. The location is amazing, 5 minutes walk from the inter island ferry services, even closer to get to the shops and restaurants downtown. The owners are very friendly, in typical okinawan style they are very laid back and will make you feel like Rakutenya is your home.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012 via mobile

Nice owner, but the room was very moldy. Our clothes smelled of mold days after leaving despite only spending one night there.

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Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2011

We have just spent 4 days with our young family staying at Rakutenya on Ishigaki. Despite Rakutenya being a conglomoration of 4 old buildings we found the history of the buildings fascinating. The couple who run Rakutenya are absolutely lovely, helpful and full of information about many things especially the history of the Yaeyama Islands. The lovely lady went out... More

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UK
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29 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2009

The people were friendly and helpful and we had a nice stay. The walls between rooms could be thicker and let through the sound, but hey this is Japan and this was a fantastic location. I would stay here again.

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2006

Loved it ! Room is not very big and aircond is 100 yen per hour, but the atmosphere is good. Internet is free to use. Toilets and showers are quite old, but new ones exists in next door accomodation. But above all : owners are so kind and helpfull !!!

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Also Known As:
Minshuku Rakutenya Ishigaki, Japan - Okinawa Prefecture
Address: 291 Okawa, Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefecture 907-0022 , Japan
Location: Japan > Kyushu-Okinawa > Okinawa Prefecture > Ishigaki
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Ranked #52 of 127 Specialty lodging in Ishigaki

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