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Hattoji International Villa

1193 Kagami, Yoshinaga-cho, Bizen 709-0301 Okayama Prefecture See on map
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went in October 2018 as two couples (from Australia). Two of us had stayed there about 40 years ago. The villa and surrounds are as beautiful as before. While the villa is showing some signs of wear, it is still fully traditional Japanese and...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

The Villa is in idyllic location, well worth the effort to get there. This is very authentic rural Japan. Westerners will want to use at least two futons! While there’s plenty of kerosene heaters, winter is probably not the time to be here. This is...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Ken O
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Thank you Okayama Prefecture for keeping this gorgeous old farmhouse villa open so foreign visitors can appreciate and marvel at traditional Japanese architecture and design. It's one of the best of the original 6 villas (Shiraishi Is is still operating as well) and it's situated...More

Date of stay: May 2018
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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We spent just one night here, and were fortunate enough to have the villa to ourselves. Tatami mat rooms, well equipped kitchen, fire in the sitting area, a very beautifully quiet setting. Enjoyed a stroll around the village. There is a couple of restaurants nearby...More

Date of stay: May 2017
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

A great hideaway amongst the rice paddies and lush mountains. Lovely caretaker. Great for Totoro fans- Miyazaki fashioned the setting after the house and nearby area. Easy to buy food at market next to the train station before catching the bus up the mountain about...More

Date of stay: July 2016
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Finding an ideal budget friendly villa in Bizen does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Hattoji International Villa, a nice option for travellers like you. More While staying at Hattoji International Villa, visitors can check out Old Shizutani School (14.0 km) and Hinase Islands (20.5 km), some of Bizen's top attractions. During your visit, be sure to check out one of the nearby restaurants that are within walking distance of Hattoji International Villa, such as Restaurant & Campjo Nozomigaoka (0.5 km) or Hattoji Furusatokan (0.5 km). Plus, during your trip, don't forget to check out a hiking trail, such as Otabujima Nature Path. Hattoji International Villa looks forward to welcoming you on your visit to Bizen. Less
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"This is a small villa so all the rooms are similar Incidentally I rated the service as terrible I could..."
4 Nov 2012
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"the two rooms at the back of the house have a little more privacy than the ones at the front which are next..."
15 Sep 2011
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