Introduction to Guest Houses in Izu
In Izu Peninsula Guesthouses are normally small, renovated traditional houses with rooms set up in a dormitory-style with futons or bunk beds.
Bathroom and toilet facilities are shared and the kitchen and living areas are open communal spaces.
Most guesthouses have a unique style that reflects the owner’s personality, interests and sense of home decor.
Some Popular Guest Houses in Izu
Guest Houses are a good option for those looking for affordable accommodation and a chance to interact and make friends with other guests in a casual atmosphere.
Often guest houses will have a small communal area with board games and books to leaf through that may have been left by other travelers, or local pamphlets and information.
Things to do & See
Similar to a minshuku, Japanese guesthouses have a homey feel and are a fantastic opportunity to interact with the owners and fellow travelers - sharing travel stories and taking advantage of local knowledge and experience to help enhance your holiday.
The guesthouse owner will likely be a fountain of knowledge about the local area, bars and restaurants and in many cases will help you organise booking a meal.
For those who enjoy the social aspect of travelling or for solo travellers a guesthouse is a good option with affordable shared dormitory style rooms and common living spaces.
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