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"Chura Minpaku Ishigaki is a new vacation rental accommodation just opened on Dec. 2018 located in "Okawa", the center of the downtown area in Ishigaki island.
You can reserve the whole apartment of Duplex(40sqm/3 units)or Studio(25sqm/1 unit)
Please chill out in Ishigaki island like your home.
It is not a hotel but a new style vation rental accommodation.
Why don't you visit "healing" Ishigaki island in our cozy vacation rental "Chura Minpaku Ishigaki"?

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  • Maison Espoir 164-4 Okawa, Ishigaki-shi, Okinawa Japan 907-0022(4 apartments)
  • 4 units(40sqm/ 3 units & 25sqm/ 1 unit) / Free Parking / Self check-in with passcode
  • 5 min. walk to Euglena Mall / 10 min. walk to Ferry terminal / 8 min. walk to Misakicho, the largest restaurant area in the island.
  • Check-In 4PM
  • Check-Out 10AM
  • Please use credit cards on the booking web sites.(OTAs)
  • Book online at...
    Direct Reservation WEB site (RECOMMENDED/BEST PRICE)
    Airbnb / Booking.com
  • +81-90-8644-5526(Personal mobile phone of the host "Ichiro" Please tell me you saw this website.)

How to Get the BEST price!

Here is how you can book Chura Minpaku Ishigaki with the BEST price available.

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  • No Commission!

    With our direct booking website, no commission will be charged to your booking so we can offer the best prices.

  • Best Price guaranteed!

    In case you find the better rate in other booking website, we pay back the difference.
    (except for the promotional campaigns offered by OTAs.)

  • Free cancellation fee until 30 days before your stay!

    You can cancel your reservation without any charges until 30 days prior to your arrival date.
    (After 30 days, we ask for 100% as the cancellation fee)

  • Secured credit card transaction!

    We use "STRIPE" as credit card processing and transaction is firmly secured. You can use VISA/ Master Card/ American Express/ Diners.

    Please refer to STRIPE to know the details.

Duplex Room Layout/Facilities

Duplex room layout(3 units)

3 units are all the same in size.
Horizontal inversion can be applied/ Click the picture to enlarge.

1st floor/living room

  • Single bed x 2
    Stackable bed for 3rd-4th guests
  • Low sofa
  • Wall hang LCD TV
    NETFLIX installed.
  • Low table
  • Closet

2nd floor/Bed room

  • Single bed x 2
    with power supply
  • Large closet

1st Floor/Kitchen

  • IH cooking heater
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Electric kettle
  • Cooking pans
  • Utensils

1st floor/ Bathroom

  • Shower with bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet with Washlet(Bidet)
  • Washing machine
  • Gas dryer
  • Detergent
  • Laundry clips

Amenities/etc.

  • Bath Towels
    2 for each person
  • Face Towels
    2 for each person
  • Body soap/Shampoo/Conditioner
  • Detergent
  • Toilet with Washlet(Bidet)
  • Free Inroom WIFI
  • NETFLIX
  • SmartLock
    use with passcode

Studio ROOM Layout/Facilities

Studio Room layout (1 unit)

25sqm Studio
Click to enlarge

Bed Room

  • Single bed x 2
    with power supply
  • Futon 1 set (Japanese style bedding)
  • Low sofa
  • Wall hand LCD TV
    NETFLIX installed.
  • Foldable mini table
  • Closet

Kitchen

  • IH cooking heater
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Electric kettle
  • Cooking pans
  • Utensils

Bathroom

  • Shower with bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet with Washlet(Bidet)
  • Washing machine
  • Gas dryer
  • Detergent
  • Laundry clips

Amenities/etc.

  • Bath Towels
    2 for each person
  • Face Towels
    2 for each person
  • Body soap/Shampoo/Conditioner
  • Detergent
  • Toilet with Washlet(Bidet)
  • Free Inroom WIFI
  • SmartLock
    use with passcode

How to stay in Chura Minpaku

Please take a look at how you can book the room, check-in, stay, and check-out.

  • 1 Book the room.

    You can book the room via reservation websites.
    You can get the best price on our direct reservation website.

  • 2 Receive the auto responder email.

    Right after you book the room, you will reveive the auto responder email to check the dates.

  • 3 Reveive the room number & passcode email.

    As your check in date gets closer, we will send you the email including the direction PDF URL, the room number, and the passcode for the smart lock.
    Since the building is quite new and you might not be able to find it on the car GPS, please refer to the PDF for sure.
    Please let me know if you have any question.

    For Booking.com Users.
    We will send you the email to Booking.com email address so please check your booking.com notice to receive our emails.
    Booking.com reservation number (or the passcode to change the booking) and the passcode for the smartlock is totally different so please check our emails for sure.

  • 4 Check-in

    Welcome to Ishigaki island!
    Please self check-in using the passcode for the smartlock.

    If you need us to keep your baggages before check-in, please let us know in advance and our cleaner will keep your baggages in the room.

  • 5 Stay like your home

    There is no daily cleaning service so please relax and stay like your home.
    Duplex Unit: Up to 2 guests can sleep in the bed room on the 2nd floor. 3rd & 4th guests can sleep on the beds on the 1st floor.
    Studio Unit: Up to 2 guests can sleep on the beds and the 3rd guest can sleep in Futon bedding.
    Please let us know if you need any local information (Restaurants, Tours, and Anything!)
    Our staffs will support you during your stay!

  • 6 Check-out

    You just can lock and leave the room without doing anything like your home.
    We will take care of the garbages in the room.
    The passcode will be invalid automatically.
    Hope you will come visit Ishigaki island again soon!

10 Reasons to choose "Chura Minpaku"

Here are 10 BIG reasons to choose "Chura Minpaku Ishigaki" as your accommodation.

Roomy and Comfortable in Duplex unit.

You can reserve the whole duplex unit of roomy 40sqm.
Height of the ceiling is 6 merters high!

Enjoy your journey at your own pace

Is this your first time in Ishigaki? Different from ordinary hotels, there is no daily house cleaning so you can sleep and wake up anytime enjoying your stay like you are at home.

All of your family can stay together!

In duplex units, up to 4 guests can stay in the same room. In studio unit, up to 3 guests can stay.
You do not have to book 2 rooms any more and all of you can stay in the same room!

Best suitable for friends group traveler!

If you are freinds group, Chura Minpaku is best suitable for you!
With the passcode to open the smartlock, you do not have to share the room key but just memorize the passcode during your stay.
Sometimes you can go out together, sometimes you can go out alone.
The passcode is valid only during your stay so you don't have to worry about the security.

Wash your clothes anytime with the gas dryer!

Washing machine and gas dryer are installed in each unit so you can wash and dry your clothes anytime.
Fluffy bathtowels and T shirts would definitely make your stay comfortable!

Can cook and eat local foods!

IH cooking heater, Refrigerator, Microwave, Elecric kettle and even utensils are equipped in the room!
You can enjoy local foods anytime!

5 min. walk to Downtown area!

Walk for 5 minutes to visit "Euglena Mall", the most famous shopping promenade in Ishigaki. "Misaki-cho", the biggest restaurants area is also next to the mall.
Please enjoy Ishigaki beef, Yaeyama noodle, Awamori without renting a car or hiring a taxi.

8 min. walk to Ferry terminal

You can visit "Taketomi island", "Iriomote island","Kuroshima" and other Yaeyama islands by ferry.
With 8 min. walk, you can go to the ferry terminal to cruise to other various islands.
Drop off your baggages and visit such beautiful islands!

Free parking! Enjoy your rentacar journey!

1 free parking per 1 unit is available for you.
With your rentacar, you can drive to various kinds of beautiful beaches in the island.
Find your own favorite beach!

Watch your favorite movies with NETFLIX

Sometimes you need a rest in the room, sometimes it rains. With NETFLIX installed TV, you can enjoy relaxing time watching favorite movies and dramas.

FAQ

Here are Frequently Asked Questions.

Different from ordinary hotels, you can reserve the whole apartment unit and stay like you are at home.
There is no service like hotels (Daily cleaning and front desk) so you do not have to worry about the time and relax.

After the reservation is confirmed and the check-in date get closer, we will send you the email including...

1. Direction from the airport and how to use the smart lock PDF
2.The room number
3.The passcode to use smart lock

Please print out and read the PDF to use smartlock before you come to the island.
You can open the door with the passcode so please self check-in after the check-in time.
Please check-in with iPad in the room after you enter the room.

You can just lock the door and leave like your home.
Please be reminded the provided passcode is only valid during your stay.

We have 1 free parking per 1 unit so you can use it without making any reservation.
During your stay, the parking is reserved for you. If you are in the other islands during your stay in our apartment, you can park the car and go to the other islands.

Yes, you can use free in-room Wifi.

No, we do not have a rice cooker. Please buy white steamed rice in any convenience store and reheat with the microwave in the kitchen.

Yes, Family Mart is only 7-8 minutes walk. And a small grocery store (Daiki Sangyo) is only 3 minutes walk away.

It is about 10 minutes walk from the apartment. You can go to all of the Yaeyama islands from there.

It is 7-8 minutes walk. The downtown area is just there so please enjoy local restaurants there.

If you are using Airbnb or Booking.com, please take a look at their policy there.
If you are using our reservation website, please take a look at our cancellation policy.
Regarding the free cancellation period, up to 30 days prior to your arrival date, you can cancel your reservation for Free. After that, we charge 100% of the room charge to your credit card.

There are 2 single beds on the 2nd floor and we have "Stackable" beds on the 1st floor. If the number of the guests are 3, 3rd guest can sleep on the top of the bed. If the number of the guests are 4, we will expand the "Stackable beds" and both extra guests can sleep on the beds.
Please take a look at the photo gallery to know the details.

About the host

ちゅら民泊石垣島ホスト

Ichiro & Yukko

We are Ichiro & Yukko, the host of "Chura Minpaku Ishigaki". We moved to Ishigaki island in our 30s from Tokyo and lived here for 6 and a half years in the historical village "Shiraho". After 6 years of our living, we moved to Malaysia and then moved to Yokohama, Japan and lived there for 3 years. We never forgot here and missed this island so much so moved back last year.

We will do the best to make your stay comfortable and memorable so please send me a message if you need any help or any local information.

Have been raising 4 children and have been to 35 countires.Please take a look at our pictures on Flickr account below.