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Hostel Ito, Japan

5.0
5 reviews5

Live in 100-year-old Japanese heritage house and enjoy ONSEN!


Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer

20h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Cleaning
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
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What you get

2

Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
Discounts on Drinks
Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.
Discounts on Accommodation
Get discounts for your stay in other hostels.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Language lessons
Take free language classes at our place.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Support
Support
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Worldpackers Insurance
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The Experience

*** WORKING HOLIDAY VISA is an essential*** You have a chance to live in the one and only hostel in Japan which is listed as a cultural heritage of Japan and with 100% pure natural onsen (hot spring bath). Our area called Izu Peninsula has awesome nature resources with mountains and coast lines. Find out 'real Japan' through your stay!

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Requirements

  • Intermediate English or Beginner Japanese
  • Over 18 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Stay at least
4 weeks

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5 Reviews

5.0

Host & Team

5.0

Hours & Tasks

5.0

Hostel

5.0

Learning & Fun

5.0

Germany

5

Thank you for letting me and Selina stay with you! My time at K‘s House Ito Onsen was amazing! If you want to experience Japanese traditions and also work here as a helper, then this is the perfect place. At Kˋs House you always feel at home, since it’s a very cozy hostel. Work wasn’t that hard and the other staff members were very nice and helpful. Only on hot days work can be a bit exhausting but you get used to it. If you’re lucky you can also join workshops like Japanese dancing classes or a tea ceremony to learn more about the Japanese culture. Thank you for this beautiful time!

Jun/23/2019

United Kingdom

5

Myself and my partner really enjoyed our time here. Wish we stayed longer! The hostel is like a home and the staff are lovely!

Sep/13/2017

Brazil

5

Working and living at K's House Ito was just awesome. The hostel is beautiful! The place has a traditional japanese culture vibe, but at the same time is super laid back and cool. The staff team is the best, they're very welcoming and make you feel at home. The work is easy, but requires dedication - if you are willing to, you can learn a lot about japanese work ethics and culture along the way. I stayed at K's House Ito for one month and was heartbroken when I left, wishing I could stay longer. Definetly the best hostel I've ever been to and a place I hope to be back to soon! Lots of love ❤️

Sep/06/2016

Mexico

4

It's an amazing place, the staff makes you feel very welcome every day all-day long, tasks are not hard to do (but i'llnever reach the high japanese standards!), food is yummi! and boss sometimes cooks for the staff (delicius). Onsen everyday :D
buuut (everything has a but) it's not allowed to hear music while working, and the place get's really hot during summer! the city is quite small, so after a week everything goes to caching pokemon.

Jul/27/2016

Italy

5

The most amazing, cozy, welcoming, beautiful place I have ever worked in. Coming back as full time staff I loved it so much. Onsens, staff that makes you feel like family, beautiful Japanese countryside, the sea, the mountains. Job is not bad, people respect each other, guests are kind, many friends made, many more to meet. Best hostel of my life. Hands down, I felt like I was in the bathhouse from spirited away. I consider this place one of my homes in this world.

May/02/2016

About the host

Hosted by Masao

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