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[Fijian vibes in Kobe] “OPEN HOUSE” will lead you to a variety of Japanese Culture.

Farm stay
Hot spring
Japanese Food
Japanese style house

It is located 20 minutes from the center of Kobe by train or bus and access is excellent. There is a field in front of the house where you can do farming. I think here is the place where you can experience both the city and the countryside with easy access.

We open part of our residence to the public in the form of “livelihood openings” our hope is that many people will come and experience diverse ways of thinking and living. The field in front of the house is rented out to the local community, and events are held on weekends to create opportunities for people to gather. In our daily life, we try to live carefully, taking food and the environment into consideration.

3 Key Points

1Host’s introduction 
The couple lived in Fiji for two years as JICA volunteers. The husband used to a teacher who values human connections, the wife, who runs an ethical-themed online community, and the daughter was born in July 2019. We also have two cats.
2You can interact with people like this! 
Here is the place where you can freely connect with interesting people such as painters who give painting classes, Sri Lankan curry chefs, guesthouse owners, sushi chefs, people who do string hanging mandalas, yoga teachers, aromatherapists, estheticians, fortune tellers, and local people who rent the shared field in front of the building.
3You can experience like this!
We regularly hold events such as international exchange events, painting classes, and marche to create opportunities to naturally interact with people in the community. If you put your interests out there, you will be able to connect with interesting people and expand your circle of connections. I am a host who is good at connecting people with each other, so please feel free to contact me.

House Rule

Having friends over, Staying out or coming home late at night, Hosting Friends, Outdoor Smoking
Indoor Smoking

Host Area

 1 reviews
Relaxing and Connecting with People

My child (3 years old) and I stayed for a week. Before going, I was quite anxious about the plans and environment, but thanks to the host family and other guests, who all had a "bring it on!" attitude, we truly enjoyed our time. We were taken to a connected farmer's place for an agricultural experience, painted a recently acquired chicken coop, and went insect hunting—activities my child joyfully experienced, which are not available in the city. I felt that the host



What payment methods are available?


We basically accept credit card payment.


What is included in the homestay fee?


It’s included a fee for staying, for the service of insulting the manager, interviewing when you match, and tax. Some of the Host is included in food costs.


How many days is the minimum stay? What is the minimum period of stay and how do the rates change depending on the stay?


You can stay from minimum 4 nights and 5 days. Minimum stay differs from host to host, please check each host’s home page for details. Also it refers amount of per day per week. If you wish to stay in a homestay for more than one month, a daily fee will be added to the monthly amount.


Is there a pick-up and drop-off service from the nearest station?


For homestay residences that require transportation, the host will pick you up and drop you off. Details on pick-up and drop-off are listed in the “Location” section of each host’s page.


When can I send a reservation request to the Homestay?


Please send a request at least three months to three days before your desired stay dates. Highly recommend you send a request as early as possible, as reservations tend to increase before a month.


How much will cost for the kids?


Prices for preschool and elementary school students differ depending on the homestay. Please check the “Additional Fees” on each host’s page. If there is no indication of preschool and elementary school student rates in the “Additional Fees” section, the rates are the same as the general rates.


Is it the same room if I’m staying with friends?


It basically going to be the same room. Please check each host page for less expensive rates for two people. However, if two adults request separate rooms, the regular rate per person will be charged.