Located in Nachikatsuura and with Nachi Beach reachable within a 18-minute walk, WhyKumano has a shared lounge, non-smoking rooms, free WiFi throughout the property and a bar. The property is around a 14-minute walk from Nachikatsuura Sports and Cultural Center, 1.7 miles from Fudarakusanji Temple and 4.5 miles from Taiji Municipal Stone Wall Memorial Hall. Hiromitsu Ochiai Baseball Hall is 5.7 miles from the hostel and Hirou Shrine is 6.2 miles away. Some rooms also offer a kitchenette with a fridge, a microwave and a minibar. Seigantoji Temple is 6.7 miles from the hostel, while Kamikura Shrine is 10 miles from the property. The nearest airport is Nanki–Shirahama Airport, 51 miles from WhyKumano.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)


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Room Type
Number of guests
2 twin beds
1 twin bed
2 twin beds
3 futon beds
1 twin bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Nachikatsuura
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  • Nurbol
    Kazakhstan Kazakhstan
    Right next to the train station and bus station. It is really good value for the price.
  • Tiphanie
    United States of America United States of America
    Convenient location and nice clean place to stay with helpful staff.
  • Hannah
    Austria Austria
    The design is absolutely gorgeous! A lot of wood, feels very cozy. Though the whole place is not big, it has pretty much everything, even a small stove to cook. The location is directly opposite of Kii-Katsuura Station, you can even check the...

Area info

Amenities of WhyKumano
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Shared kitchen
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese

House rules

WhyKumano takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM


From 12:00 AM to 10:00 AM



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 over 13 are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 13 and up are allowed)


Pets are not allowed.

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

Please inform WhyKumano of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about WhyKumano

  • WhyKumano is 1,000 feet from the center of Nachikatsuura. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

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

  • WhyKumano offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):