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Minshuku Maetakaya

934-32 Kabira, Ishigaki 907-0453, Okinawa Prefecture
Minshuku Maetakaya
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kyoto, Japan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Maetakaya cooperates with Umicoza diving operator. The house has a stunning view over the bay, some of the room also. The veranda is also beatiful and the food is ok. Having said that I also have to point out that the place is overpriced and have ants in the room (the ants invaded my computer aswell). The rooms are japanese... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013 via mobile

I stayed 14 night's in Minshuku Kaetamaya. The location is perfect. You can walk everywhere and bus stops are very close. And if you diving like me ex. Umicoza diving shop pick up every morning. Kaetamaya is nice place to relaxing and enjoing for silence and good views. The rooms have propbly best views to Kabira bay. Breakfast and dinner... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2011

My husband and I stayed 10 restful, although rainy, days in this lovely comfortable guesthouse overlooking Kabira Bay. It was a nice quiet village which allowed us opportunities for walks on the beach (walking distance or bus to swimming beaches), through the village and arrangements with Umicoza for diving and snorkeling. Kabira is quiet and this guesthouse provided rest away... More 

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Milano
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2010

Me and my wife stayed at Maetakaya in Aug-2009. The place is very basic but clean, comfortable, great food, great location, and the terrace is lovely with a great view to kabira's nice bay. About the food, Tatsu the owner, is a former chef form a sushi bar in L.A. and he cooks very well. The days we stayed there... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2010

I stayed there for 2 nights back in April 2010 with my brother. We were going diving with Umicoza Diving and wanted to see Ishigaki-jima, so we decided to stay at Maetakaya. For the price and location, it was more than adequate. We had a corner room with a fantastic view of the bay. The room was just a basic... More 

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tokyo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2010

I was entirely satisfied with my stay at Maetakaya. The facilities may be a bit stretched when it is fully occupied but it was peaceful and relaxing during my stay. The food is excellent - Kobayashi san is a good cook and varies the menu. However if you prefer to go out and not eat at fixed times (dinner is... More 

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Europe
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2006

Food was good, quite clean, setting ok but room is extremely small and air cond 100 yens for one hour. But above all, if you are a westerner (europe or us), avoid maetakaya !!! You have to pay in advance (whereas Japenese people don't), and the woman in charge keeps thinking that you will go away and gets intrusive... Well... More 

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