[New Coronavirus correspondence]
As a measure against the new coronavirus, we have suspended the sale of dormitory rooms (shared rooms) and have only Private rooms.
Alcohol disinfectant is installed at the entrance, so please cooperate with hand disinfection
Please cooperate with frequent hand washing with the soap installed in the washroom
We are striving for disinfection with emphasis on handrails, doorknobs, switches, etc. in the Hostel.
The staff will respond by wearing a mask
For the time being, we will suspend the dyeing experience and only stay overnight
Thank you for your understanding and cooperation

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Japanese /日本語


Visitors book /訪問帳

Around here /中島屋界隈


What is  Kumamoto like?


Office Schedule

Welcome to Kumamoto

My hostel is female exclusive use.
Male customer can't make a reservation.

Nakashimaya is a traditional Japanese inn located in downtown Kumamoto.
We provide Japanese-style tatami rooms with futons starting at 2800 yen per night.
You can enjoy taking a stroll by Kumamoto castle, one of the three best castles in Japan.

We are located very near Kumamoto SAKURAMACHI Bus terminal wihich offers easy access to,
Mt'Aso (the famous caldera), Amakusa, Kurokawa onsen, Beppu in Oita prefecture,
Takachiho in Miyazaki prefecture, Fukuokak, Nagasaki, Kagoshima, and Saga etc.
We are a guest house, a youth hostel, and an inn for backpackers.
We can teach you how to dye items.
Enjoy dyeing your own handkerchief, T-shirt and/or sneakers by Roketsuzome or Shiborizome.

My hostel is female exclusive use.
Male customer can't make a reservation.

Accommodation charges

Female Dormitories room : 2,980 yen~ / night.
Dormitory room Suspended

Female only Japanese-style small private rooms : room charge: 3,480 yen~ /night
Two guests stay to "Female only Japanese-style small private room" : room charge : 6,260 yen~ / night

Female only Japanese-style Medium private room [capacity is four guest]: room charge: 13,520 yen~ / night

Female only Japanese-style Big private room [capacity is seven guests]: room charge: 23,660 yen~ / night

Rooms are not sound-proofed.

Guests under 12 years old cannot be accommodated at this hostel.


Free Internet Access

Free LAN service

2 free shower rooms

free bathrooms

free powder room

Free guest kitchen

Free mini CAFE

Free TV room

Free observatory deck

Security cameras installed

Washing machine: 200 yen including laundry soap.

Shampoo and body soap set : 100 yen for 2set

etc. are on sale.

Meals are not served. A guest kitchen is available to cook for yourself.

All rooms are non-smoking.

Check in: 4:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.
We don’t accept any late check-in after22:00
Also, please note that luggage storage is available between 8am-12pm.

A copy of your ID (such as a passport or driving license) is required for security
when you check in.
Your stay may not be accepted without your ID.

Check out : 10:00 A.M.

No curfew
The entrance is password security locked at night.

Hostel NAKASHIMAYA is female exclusive use.
Male customer can't make a reservation.
Please use the web reservation.
Web reservation(Expedia)
Web reservation(Booking.com)
Web reservation(Agoda)

We can not change or cancel your reservation.
You should contact the reservation site directly.

You can not make a reservation by email and phone.
*Inquiry exclusive E-mail*

Will you want to the Dyeing experience classroom?
roketsuzome, shiborizome

It takes about 2 hours.
You need to make a reservation and tell us
which of the above courses and your size seven days prior to the dyeing day.
For last minute applications, we may not be able to fulfill your wishes for size.
Please ask us if you are applying less than one week before.

① Handkerchief : 1,300 yen/each

②Tenugui : 1,500 yen/each

③T-shirt : 3,000 yen/each

④ Sneakers (CONVERSE HI type): 8,000 yen/pair

*Reservation the Dyeing*


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①The hostel is a 18 minutes' walk from Kumamoto Station (1.5km)
You exit Kumamoto Station and walks along the tram line.
You will see The New Hotel Kumamoto on your left.
Turn left as soon as you cross the bridge.
(The name of the bridge is Gionbashi 祗園橋)
Go straight for about 600 meters.
Turn right as soon as you cross the bridge.
(The name of the bridge is Meihachibashi 明八橋)
You will see a pink colored supermarket.
Turn left at the second block.
The hostel is a black colored four storied building on the left of this street.
From Kumamoto Station to Hostel

②The hostel is a 10 minute walk from the Kumamoto SAKURAMACHI Bus terminal (700 meters.)
From Kumamoto SAKURAMACHI Bus terminal to Hostel

③The hostel is a 5 minutes' walk from the Gofukumachi tram stop.
When travelling from Kumamoto station by tram,
take the A-line to "5"Gofukumachi stop(呉服町).
When travelling from JR Kamikumamoto station take A-line to "5"Gofukumachi(呉服町).
From Gofukumachi tram stop to Hostel

From Senbabashi tram stop to Hostel.
There will be a bridge on your left.
1:Walk away from the post office.
2:Take your first righe turn.
3:Wale to the end of the block and turn left.
4:The hostel is the third building on your right.
From Senbabashi tram stop to Hostel

④The hostel is a 10 minutes' walk from Kumamoto SAKURAMACHI Bus terminal,
after 40 minutes' travel from Kumamoto airport by bus
From Kumamoto SAKURAMACHI Bus terminal to Hostel

⑤The hostel is a 10 minutes' walk from Kumamoto SAKURAMACHI Bus terminal
after 40 minute travel from Kumamoto port by bus.

From Kumamoto SAKURAMACHI Bus terminal to Hostel

Around us

Kumamoto castle. Downtown. A 24 hour super market.
A Convenience store. A Laundromat. Toll parking lots.
A 24 hour post office. A department sore.
Kumamoto SAKURAMACHI Bus terminal and etc.

When you visit us, we are pleased to give you more information.

↓ Recommended Reasonable Kumamoto Day Bus Tour ↓

 Dyeing and Hostel NAKASHIMAYA
〒860-0004 熊本市中央区新町2-11-6
2-11-6 shinmachi chuouku kumamoto-city JAPAN 860-0004
TEL : +81-96-202-2020(16:00~21:00)
mail : nakashimaya@uma.bbiq.jp