Guest House Wakabaya is located in Takamatsu, a 5-minute walk away from Hanazono Station of the Kotoden Nagao Line. The Kotoden Nagao Line can be accessed from Takamatsu-Chikko Station. Takamatsu-Chikko Station is a 3-minute walk from both JR Takamatsu Station and Takamatsu Port. A limousine bus is available from Takamatsu Airport, and takes approximately 40-minutes from the airport to Kawaramachi Station. From Kawaramachi Station, guests can take the Kotoden Line to Hanazono Station. Free private parking is available on site. Rooms include a shared bathroom. Extras include slippers and free toiletries. Guest House Wakabaya features free WiFi throughout the property. There is a shared kitchen at the property. The guest house also offers bike hire at a charge. Takamatsu Port and the downtown area are respectively a 25-minute and 10-minute bike ride away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Guest reviews

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Staff
9.9
Facilities
9.7
Cleanliness
9.8
Comfort
9.7
Value for money
9.7
Location
8.8
Free WiFi
9.6
High score for Takamatsu
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  • L
    Long
    Hong Kong Hong Kong
    Bicycles were for rent and they're in good condition. Host was nice and helped with trip planning by providing informative leaflets. Showers were extremely clean, and towels were provided. Everything was clean and in good condition.
  • Cole
    Japan Japan
    Extremely knowledgeable host. Knew his local area very well.
  • Edie
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Exceptionally friendly and helpful owner. When we arrived he asked what our plans were during our time on shikoku and gave excellent tips/maps to fit our itinerary. Clean accommodation with fridge/crockery and a nice communal space. Arrived late...

Managed by 若宮 武

Company review score: 9.9Based on 203 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company info

Hello! I am Takeshi WAKAMIYA and was born in Takamatsu in 1983. I have backpacked all over, visiting such places as Mongolia, Ghana, Bulgaria, Tibet, etc. Then, at the age of 27, I went to Senegal in West Africa as a rural development volunteer. It was while living in a village in Senegal for two years, getting to know the Senegalese approach to work, family life and so on, that I got the idea of opening a guest house in my hometown. In 2014, we opened Wakabaya with the desire to create the kind of guesthouse we love to stay in. Ever since, I, my wife and our three children have enjoyed welcoming many guests from all over the world.

Property info

- Travelers Welcomed!: We love traveling abroad like you. We speak English, un peu de français, and always try to communicate with our guests from anywhere of the world. - Local Tips: I offer you useful travel information of Shikoku and Setouchi Islands. Let’s make your original precious journey here with us! - Japanese Architecture: Our Japanese-style designed wooden house will warmly welcome you. It was built newly in 2014 and the functional facilities are equipped. - Family Welcomed: Wakabaya will be a home for a family traveler too. A kitchen, washing machine, unbreakable cups, and stepstool are also prepared. - Free Car/Bike Parking: A parking request is required in advance. Up to 4 cars can be parked in the order of the requests. And bicycles and motorcycles also can be parked safely.

Neighborhood info

- Located in a quiet residential area. - 5 min walking to an Udon restaurant opening at 6 am, a supermarket closing at 8 pm, a convenience store, and a bakery. - 15 min walking to the downtown in Kawaramachi 瓦町. - Accessible from JR Takamatsu 高松 station and Takamatsu port by a local train or bus. - Can be reached from the Kawaramachi bus stop of the airport limousine bus by train, bus, or even on foot. - 5 min from Hanazono 花園 station. - 2 mon from Takayobimae 高予備前 bus stop. - 10 min drive from Expressway Takamatsu Chuo 高松中央 interchange. (Request required for parking)

Languages Spoken

English,French,Japanese

Area info

Amenities of Guest House Wakabaya
Great facilities! Review score, 9.7

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Shared toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Shared bathroom
Bedroom
  • Linens
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is needed).
    Services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Concierge
    • Baggage storage
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key access
    • 24-hour security
    General
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Accessibility
    • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • French
    • Japanese

    House rules

    Guest House Wakabaya takes special requests – add in the next step!

    Check-in

    From 4:00 PM to 10:30 PM

    Check-out

    Until 10:00 AM

     

    Cancellation/
    prepayment

    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    Children 6 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in

    Mastercard Visa American Express Cash Guest House Wakabaya accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Smoking

    Smoking is not allowed.

    Parties

    Parties/events are not allowed

    Quiet hours

    Guests need be quiet between 11:00 PM and 7:00 AM.

    Pets

    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print
    Must-know information for guests at this property

    Please inform Guest House Wakabaya in advance of your expected arrival time. If your check-in time changes, please update the property.

    Children who require bedding will be charged as 1 adult and must be included in the number of guests. Children sleeping in existing beds in a private room will be charged children rate.

    Guests may experience some noise, as the property is connected to a private home and guestrooms are not soundproofed.

    The maximum number of nights that guests can stay consecutively is 7.

    This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

    Quiet hours are between 23:00:00 and 07:00:00.

    License number: 高松市指令保生第40010号

    FAQs about Guest House Wakabaya

    • Guest House Wakabaya is 1.1 miles from the center of Takamatsu. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Guest House Wakabaya offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Bicycle rental

    • Check-in at Guest House Wakabaya is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    • Room options at Guest House Wakabaya include:

      • Family
      • Single
      • Twin
      • Bed in Dorm

    • The prices at Guest House Wakabaya may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.