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Kaiyu

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Mukilteo, Washington
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

As pilgrims walking the Ohenro circuit all the way around Shikoku our guide book identified Kaiyu with a star - recommended. So we booked in and arrived on foot. We have the perspective that every lodging is unique we have seen everything from business hotels to luxury resorts to temples to minshiku to Ryokan . Kaiyu is none of these....

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Ohkibeach K, マネージャー at Kaiyu, responded to this review

jimbospl san!! thank you very much for your philosophical great review !! we had great time too!! well you have sence of wonder and good smile so i know you will found deep shkoku !! hope see you again !! thank you again !! kaiyu mitsu & Tae

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We arrived in the pouring rain by bike, Mitsu appeared with a big smile, warm welcome and amazing onsen (all to ourselves). Our room was very spacious and carefully designed, and included kitchenette and lounging area. We recommend splashing out on the evening meal, the food prepared by Mitsu's wife was excellent, the conversation flowed and the hot stove on...

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Ohkibeach K, マネージャー at Kaiyu, responded to this review

helenmarykelly1985 san!! thank you very much for great time !! and stay with us and so sweet honeymoon atmosphere !! that makes us so sweet and happy too !! enjoy great trip and Japan !! thank you again !!

Reviewed 28 March 2017

My husband and I had a wonderful time while staying at Kaiyu Inn with Mitsu and his lovely family. Our first trip to Japa, we were looking for something different. We felt like we may have been the only westerners in Shikoku which was a wonderful experience. While at Kaiyu Inn we were treated to two wonderful banquets accompanied by...

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Ohkibeach K, マネージャー at Kaiyu, responded to this review

Susan M san!! thank you very much for good comments ! well if all guest already good family atmosphere and we have time I love to ask philosophical discussions !! that was memorial time !! thank you very much !!! kaiyu mitsu "!!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We only stayed here for one night but wished we could have stayed longer. Mitsu and his family were very kind and welcoming. They gave us a delicious dinner and breakfast, the onsen was beautifully warm and each room was comfortable and individual with incredible views over the sea. Highly recommend!

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phoebe026 san!! thank you for good coments of kaiyu !! yes we have good time hope see you again !! kaiyu mitsu

Tofino, Canada
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We had a wonderful visit to Kaiyu Inn. It overlooks a beautiful natural beach and there is quick walking access to the beach from the apartments. The host, Kaiyu was very friendly and welcoming. We were very happy to have met such a nice person, doing something different and creative on our trip. The hotel has a very cool vibe...

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Ohkibeach K, マネージャー at Kaiyu, responded to this review

kkayoko2016 san!! thank you very much for findding kaiyu and stayed kaiyu !! yes we wish we had more time with you too !! tow of you has so creative feeling maybe next time you could help renovation the room !! well keep in touch !! kaiyu mitsu

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We stayed two nights at Kaiyu Inn in early November. As it was quiet at the time, our host, Mitsu offered us accommodation in either the main building, or the more recently built wooden two storey apartments above the onsen and reception. The views, especially from the main building are breathtaking. We did however settle on the apartment above the...

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Ohkibeach K, マネージャー at Kaiyu, responded to this review

flathead53 san!! thank you very much for great review and stay with us !!! that was very calm peaceful time ! hope see you again !! kaiyu mitsu

Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

ひとりでの宿泊でしたがオーナーさんも優しくケアしてくれて他の旅行者と夕食を共にすることで交流が持て、楽しく過ごすことができました。 気を張ることなくゆっくりできる環境と人の優しさに触れることができ、とてもいい旅になりました。 今後も是非宿泊させていただきたいと思います。 I stayed there alone but the owner care about me a lot, so I spent really good time. I ate dinner with another tourists and we talked. It was good time to get know each other and exchange opinions. I hope I could visit there again soon.

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Misa N さん!!英語と日本語の素敵なコメントありがとうございます!!自然体でゆったり楽しむ、スタンスに場も和みまし...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We recently stayed at Kaiyu for three relaxing nights. With its own bus stop getting to and from Kaiyu is relatively straightforward. Once you arrive it feels like you stepped into a spacious 70s coastal guesthouse. Exceptional views of the coast, warm and welcoming hosts and delightful apartments make this a unique experience. The beautifully designed onsen is very special...

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Ohkibeach K, マネージャー at Kaiyu, responded to this review

Ange H san!! thank you for great review !! and we had good worm time with you too ! hope see you again !! kaiyu mitsu !!

new york city
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Location : on Okinohama beach coast, nearest train station Nakamura, nearest town Tosashimizu. You can read the descriptions of this funky beachfront hotel but I want to emphasize the wonderful welcome and considerate attention of our hosts, Mitsu & Tae. We joined the first night dinner, a feast of a dozen delicious and varied dishes, and since our hosts knew...

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Ohkibeach K, マネージャー at Kaiyu, responded to this review

Nancy san !! thank you very much for great review !! and we relay enjoy spend time with you ! tow of you have very calm and peaceful feeling that makes kaiyu happy and friendly stratosphere !! thank you very much fixing surf board too !! hope see you next year!! kaiyu Mitsu !!

New York
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Kaiyu is a special experience. All the rooms have ocean and mountain views and you are steps away from Oki Beach. The rooms are spacious. Our tatami room had sliding doors opening to a balcony, western beds, ample closet space, two tables and comfortable mid-century design furniture. There are also floor futon rooms available. There are rooms in the large...

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Leonard G san !! thank you for great review !! we realy enojoy spend time with you too!! see you next year !! kaiyu mitsu

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
a natural, family-style guest-house gorgeous beach, we offer a quiet place to relax and explore all that mother nature ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kaiyu

Address: 2777-12 Oki, Tosashimizu 787-0301, Kochi Prefecture
Region: Japan > Shikoku > Kochi Prefecture > Tosashimizu
Price Range: $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“If you want to really spread out choose the one of the apartments above the reception.”
  • View back from Oki beach to the main building. You can just see the wooden building next door.
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flathead53, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room with wifi”
nannyrepps, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“3th floor with sea view is excellent”
Francois92400, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have seaview so you are good with any choice! Mitsu can surely show all rooms available and help you make your choice.”
, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms above the second floor don't have curtains so if you think the 4.00 a.m. sunrise may wake you, consider this.”
deborahgraemeh, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
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