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Pension Hoshinosuna

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289-1 Uehara, Taketomi-cho, Yaeyama-gun 907-1541 Okinawa Prefecture
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#1 of 55 B&Bs / Inns in Iriomote-jima
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HOTEL STYLE
Great View
Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot tub
Restaurant
Beach
Diving
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Gift shop
Internet
Vending machine
Snorkeling
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Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms

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Full view
53Somewhat walkable
Grade: 53 out of 100
14Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
4Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
78Reviews0Q+A2Room tips
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Teresa V wrote a review May 2019
Stockholm, Sweden101 contributions34 helpful votes
Hoshinosuna is a beach with the sand corn shaped like star. This strange phenomenon is visible in some of the Yaeyama beaches, but Hoshi-no-suna has even the name on it (it means "sand of stars" i Japanese). The pension is just on the beach, which is also quite nice for snorkelling if you get it in the high tide (the difference in spring is nearly 2 meters, look a the tide tables on the web!). So, fantastic view, fantastic sunsets, fantastic souvenir shop placed in the restaurant building. Wifi only there, unfortunately. No service of cleaning if you are there for 3 nights (but you can get new towels). Very nice people there! Think that my friend forgot the cell phone charger in the room and she got it back the same day in another hotel in another island (we were already back in Ishigaki). So, quite amazing!
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Date of stay: April 2019
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netllama wrote a review Mar 2019
Sf Bay Area629 contributions247 helpful votes
I spent 1 night here. The room was quiet, clean & comfortable. AC worked well. My only complaint is that the wifi only works in the front desk + restaurant, so its a small hike from the guest rooms to use it. The 800Y breakfast isn't anything special (rice, toast, egg, miso soup).
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Date of stay: March 2019Trip type: Traveled solo
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Go829417 wrote a review Nov 2018
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Impressed by all caring and patient information session re: day trip. Breathtaking view of Star Sand Beach 🏖 worths your time to spend 2 days there just to relax and snorkeling. You can have your breakfast and lunch there as their restaurants provide good food. I will never forget this wa stay. Thank you.
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Date of stay: October 2018Trip type: Traveled solo
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Adventurer828583 wrote a review Oct 2018
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Thanks so much for the statf’spatience, kindness and caring during my 2-day 1-night stay. They picked me up from another accommodation where I cannot get so much help, helping me out by calling your providers, fining English-speaking guide, safety reminder, baggage storage before official check-in time. I enjoyed the snorkelling in the Star Sand beach where in low tide, you can see all coral reefs. When it’s in high tide, you can still swim and do snorkeling alongside with colourful fishes! I felt so warm during my stay. To return is surely on my future to-do list. Thanks for everything! Hope I can see you all nice ladies again!
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Date of stay: October 2018Trip type: Traveled solo
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Dang-Vu D wrote a review Sep 2017
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Super friendly staff who picked me up(and dropped me off) at the harbor and helped me arrange all the tours that I wanted to book! One of the staff members could even speak English! One of the best(vegetarian friendly) breakfasts (with amazing view on the beach/sea) I had so far in Japan which is nice considering the physical activities I had planned! My room was very clean and spacious and had a great view. The stunning Hoshinosuna beach was just a minute walking away from my room and you could rent snorkels and flippers at the desk! Highly recommended!
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Date of stay: September 2017Trip type: Traveled solo
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PRICE RANGE
$127 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
JapanOkinawa PrefectureYaeyama-gunTaketomi-choIriomote-jima
NUMBER OF ROOMS
11
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Frequently Asked Questions about Pension Hoshinosuna
Which popular attractions are close to Pension Hoshinosuna?
Nearby attractions include Hoshisuna Beach (0.04 miles), Iriomote Pain Farm (0.4 miles), and Ume Kobo (0.5 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Pension Hoshinosuna?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Pension Hoshinosuna?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Pension Hoshinosuna?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Pension Hoshinosuna?
Conveniently located restaurants include Hatsue, Pari no Gohanya, and Shima Italian En.
Are there any historical sites close to Pension Hoshinosuna?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Residence of Niimori (3.8 miles), Bushinuya Ato (3.8 miles), and Monomi-dai (3.6 miles).