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Kumano Backpackers

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159-1 Hongucho Hongu, Tanabe 647-1731 Wakayama Prefecture See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

We stayed in the B&B cafe side and in our return on the backpackers. Katsu and co are very helpful and accommodating (no pun intended). Food at the cafe is fresh and hearty. Great breakfast. We also did a kayaking trip which was fantastic

Date of stay: April 2018
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Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

The location is wonderful just near the Hongu Taisha Shrine. The view of my room was facing the river so it was beautiful. The facilities are good. They also provide free coffee and tea and snacks. The kitchen can also be used for some basic...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank nugetz
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Had a great deal of fun staying at kumano backpackers when I was hiking the kumano kodo in April during the sakura season. Place was warm, friendly, clean and a place where good conversations and cheer can be found. Katsu who speaks great english, is...More

Date of stay: April 2017
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Reviewed July 28, 2017

A great stopover point for the Kumano Kudo walk. They supplied everything, even a bathtub with bubble bath. Towels supplied, room is nice and large with great mountain views. The street is quiet and minimal disruption from other guests. Fully equipped kitchen (like a homestay)...More

Date of stay: June 2017
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Reviewed April 18, 2017

The host speaks fluent English and the place is quite clean and beautiful. It provides shared bath room and kitchen. Overall is an excellent place to put up. Truly enjoyed our night in the hostel and would stay there again.

Date of stay: December 2016
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We are the closest hostel from Kumano Hongu Taisha shrine. It's only 1 minuites from there.Kumano's sacred mountains are the perfect place to get outside and explore Japan's spiritual countryside. This area More is blessed with rugged mountains, crystal clear rivers and breathtaking coastline.The Grand Shrines of Kumano and the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage routes are registered as UNESCO World Heritage.This is your place to enjoy the outdoors while immersing yourself in Japanese culture. The traditional rural hospitality and fresh cuisine is always a highlight of any visit to Kumano. After a full day of adventure, soaking in one of the isolated hot springs is the ultimate way to unwind and relax.So please join us for your own personal Kumano Experience! Less
Hotel Amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
$34 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Kumano Backpackers Tanabe, Japan - Wakayama Prefecture
Japan > Kinki > Wakayama Prefecture > Tanabe
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
$34 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Kumano Backpackers Tanabe, Japan - Wakayama Prefecture
Japan > Kinki > Wakayama Prefecture > Tanabe
Traveler (17)
Room & Suite (4)
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"Neighbourhood is quiet and closes early - do have an early dinner if you're eating out, or cook."
Aug 8, 2017
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"Best views upstairs!"
Jul 28, 2017
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"4 of us have our own room."
Apr 18, 2017
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"Its a hostel. 3 of us have our own room."
Apr 5, 2016
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