•  Wakabaya 
  •  Owner 

"We are travelers. Let's open a guesthouse where we'd like to stay!"

With such desire, we opened “guesthouse wakabaya” at my hometown, Takamatsu in July 2014.

Local Wood

You’ll find delicate fragrance of wood. This is smell of hinoki; Japanese cypress from this island. We reused old fittings and stones for decoration of house. Please feel at home with natural and historical materials.


We take a long time for cleaning everyday so that guests say, “What’s a clean house!” even 30 years later.

Traveler’s Guesthouse

We provide small but necessary service for a traveler such as: free towels, no-curfew, private laundry pole, mini-kitchen, credit card payment and so on.

By Any Transportations

You can get here just with 5 mins walking from Hanazono Station. We also have free car and bike parking lot requiring prior request.


Any young baby can stay in our private rooms. We prepare unbreakable cups, waterproof sheet for futon and so on. Our large shower room with bathtub is easy to use with kids.

We run the guesthouse wakabaya with a business license and our fire defense equipments were inspected and reported legally on 12th July 2017.

Takeshi WAKAMIYA (Mr.)

Born in 1983 here in Takamatsu. I majored Mongolian language in the university. After working in Nagoya for three years, I spent two years in Senegal as a volunteer. Returning to Japan, I started to live my hometown; Takamatsu for the first time in a decade. My hometown became “Udon” prefecture, islands got many domestic and international art fans and shopping arcades are recovering a crowd of people again. People in Mexico, Ghana, Bulgaria, Tibet, India, Solomon Islands, Mongolia and more have kindly welcomed a tourist; me. Now, it's my turn to welcome tourists at this fascinating my hometown.

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