Get prepared for check in
Please check out the below information to get you well prepared on the check-in arrangement.
If you prefer reading and printing out the whole information, we also prepared this online document for you.
From KIX airport to the house
The station near Wasaike house is 西九条 (Nishikujo)
House address is: https://goo.gl/maps/3Wx4njcFd7sUWbsKA 〒557-0032 大阪市西成区旭3-7-15
Total travel time: 1 hour
45 minutes to the destination station, and 15 minutes walk to the house
Last train leaves at 23:32. In case you cannot catch up with the last train, you may have to catch taxis or wait until 05:50 for the first train of the next day.
- Please find the green gate of Nankai line to Osaka.
- Take the train to 天下茶屋(Tengachaya Station), then change to Platform 2 and take a local train to 萩ノ茶屋駅 (Haginochaya Station).
From 天下茶屋(Tengachaya Station) to 萩ノ茶屋駅 (Haginochaya Station), please avoid limited express or other express trains, because those trains will just pass by 萩ノ茶屋駅 (Haginochaya Station)
Google map route to destination station: https://goo.gl/maps/s4tdchdoAFrdq12m7
- The house will be like this:
Once you arrived to the house, please use the key lock at the fence in front of the windows to unlock the door. We will share the passcode with you few days before arrival.
During your stay, please keep the whole key box in the house.
When you check out, please lock the entrance, put back the key into the key lock box, and place the key lock box back above our letter box.
P.S. If you come at night, it may get dark and is hard to find the direction. It is advised to take a taxi from the train station Hanazonocho Station and tell the driver to come to here: https://goo.gl/maps/pMsv9TLF956sBr2D7 〒557-0032 大阪府大阪市西成区旭３丁目８ 明源寺 This spot is just 1 minute on foot to the house. Please do not tell the taxi driver to drive directly to the house because the road in front of the house is not wide enough.
What are included?
- House WIFI,
- Smooth communication in Japanese, English, Chinese or German language,
- Different bed settings possible for your group: bunk bed, double bed, Japanese futon, sofa bed,
- Free easy raw breakfast,
- Universal power and USB plugs access,
- Up to 2 of our bikes that are free to use during your stay (only by prior request and is subject to availability).
Where to find Pocket WiFi?
Rented Pocket WiFi for Japan can be picked up most probably in your home country in advance or at Japan airports.
Alternatively, you can buy IIJmio SIM cards and other prepaid SIM cards at Yodobashi Camera shops. Osaka has several branches of Yodobashi Camera. The main branch is the Yodobashi Camera Umeda Store (https://goo.gl/maps/A9TUcmos1cM2 ), which is just outside the north/central gate of JR Osaka Station, and also a short walk west of Hankyu Umeda Station. You’ll see the SIM cards on display roughly in front of you when you enter on the ground floor. There’s usually someone around who can speak English to help you (but you don’t really need help – the packages display the price, the volume of data and the usable period in English).
Please note that, if you are to purchase SIM cards or pocket WIFI in Japan, the shop might check your passport and visa to ensure you are a tourist. Please remember to bring necessary documents along.
We offer exclusive free raw breakfast items upfront upon check-in. Items are as follows:
Drinks: milk, juice
Foods: bread, hams, eggs, butter, snacks, cornflakes, etc
Fruits: banana, apples,etc
By default, we will distribute each item according to normal practice, number of guests and length of stay.
In case your group has any preferences, please contact us with enough notice before arrival, and we could alter the default distribution way.
1 bunk bed, 1 double bed, and 3 floor mattresses are provided for the first 7 guests of a group.
More Japanese futon beds could be provided on 2/F and then a sofa-bed on 1/F according to the remaining number of guests and normal practice.
In case you have any special requests on bed settings, please contact us with enough notice before arrival.