Guesthouse tabi-tabi is a cozy 4 bedroom self-service guest-house in the beautiful Kisami area of Shimoda, Izu Peninsula. All of our guest rooms are Japanese style with tatami flooring, futons, center table, zabuton (cushions) and large closets. The traditional rooms have been newly renovated and upgraded with funky interiors, wifi, and air conditioning. There are no staff living in the building. 1 of us will visit at least 3 times a day for cleaning and to check up on things. There is also a 24 intercom service where we can be reached anytime.
There are several communal washrooms with western toilets, and the showers (indoor and outdoor) come complete with natural shampoos, conditioners, and liquid body soaps that are earth and people friendly.
Our communal kitchen is free for all to use. Complimentary coffee and tea is available anytime.
bicycles & other rental gear
We have bicycles, surfboards, body-boards, fins, snorkels, a skim board and more for rent. Please ask!
We have a backyard with outdoor shower, washing machine, and picnic tables. You can get rinsed off with a hot shower after coming back from the beach. If you would like to do some laundry during your stay, you are welcome to use the machine and natural detergents for ¥200 a load.
room for one adult
room for two adults
room for three adults
room for four adults
Child – 2,000 yen
*Child refers to those ages 3 to 12. Children 2 and under who don’t require a bed or linen are free to stay.
*2 night minimum during holiday weekends. Please enquire about long-stay discounts.
*Single night stays are subject to a ¥500 per person surcharge.
private cottage rental
The entire building can be rented as a private cottage rental at a discounted rate during off-peak times. Please contact us directly for this request.
a night for up to 8 guests
extra guests linen fee (per stay)
• Clean Towels and Crisp linen
• Toiletries (natural shampoo, conditioner, and body soaps)
• Use of the fully equipped kitchen
• Complimentary coffee and tea
• Free wifi
payment & refund policy:
To confirm your booking we require a deposit equal to 2 nights of accommodation. Please pay the remaining amount due in cash upon arrival. (Major credit cards are accepted but will incur a 3.75% service fee). The deposit is non-transferable and booking dates can not be changed once confirmed. Please don’t book until you are absolutely certain you will be able to join us on your selected dates. Cancellations made more than 7 nights in advance (and by the 3 pm check in time) will be receive a 50% refund on the deposit minus service fees. There are no refunds regardless of the circumstances for cancellations made less than a week in advance.
Guests who wish to depart earlier than the previously arranged booking confirmation, are subject to our refund policy:
*2 days notice: 100%
*24 hour notice: 50%
*On the day: 0%
*does not include deposit or nights of accommodated
Please understand the building is a simple Japanese style building with shared facilities. We expect our guests to be considerate of all other staying guests. Kisami has a very local vibe. It’s very safe and the people are extremely friendly so don’t hesitate to say “konichiwa”. We ask guests to respect to local area and it’s people by keeping quiet in the neighborhood, especially at night.