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Mitsuba House : Elegance✨BBQ☕︎Onsens♨︎ Skiing✨

Motoyasu&Renée is a superhost.

Mitsuba House : Elegance✨BBQ☕︎Onsens♨︎ Skiing✨

11 guests3 bedrooms11 beds1 bath
11 guests
3 bedrooms
11 beds
1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
Sparkling clean
10 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Motoyasu&Renée is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.

❀ Beautiful & spacious home sleeps up to 11 guests comfortably
❀ 1h Shinkansen to Tokyo. Car rental & free parking at station (20min)
❀ BBQ area with mountain views!
✓ Free parking, WiFi, laundry
✰ Isobe Hot Springs (1.5km): Free onsen foot bath. Hot springs & sand spa. Restaurants. River.
✰ Day trips by car in Gunma & Nagano: Karuizawa ski & outlet mall (45min); Hiking & Miyogi Shrine (⛩10min); Lake Usui; Train & nature museums (15min); Safari Park (25min) & more!


Air conditioning

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
4 floor mattresses
Bedroom 2
4 floor mattresses
Bedroom 3
3 floor mattresses


Extra space around bed
Wide doorway to the bedroom



87 reviews
Quick responses
Sparkling clean
Outstanding hospitality
Jamiee User Profile
September 2019
Renee and Motoyasu are the epitimy of what you hope in any airbnb host. Their true intent is to host you so you can experience all the charm of the area while staying in a space that has been prepared thoughtfully and well. We were able to experience the most authentic,…
Taesha User Profile
January 2019
A neat experience staying in a traditional Japanese house. The owners are very knowledgeable about the area and can give guidance. It’s a short drive to a beautiful shrine, hikes, museum, shopping, skiing and onsens. I would give caution if staying with children because there are…
Motoyasu&Renée User Profile
Response from Motoyasu&Renée:
I'm glad you enjoyed our area! Actually, the issue with tearing the shoji paper on the doors has been more with adults than children! Since there are so many areas for children to play at, we hope families can relax and have fun together in the spacious house and at nearby…
January 2019
Wing User Profile
December 2018
Its a great place to stay. Its spacious, clean, comfortable and well equipped. Good spots nearby especially the large department store and traditional hot spring nearby. The room is extremely clean, decorated. Renee is helpful , quick reply unless late night. Will sure come…
Motoyasu&Renée User Profile
Response from Motoyasu&Renée:
Dear Mrs. Chan, It was a pleasure having your family stay for the holidays! Please do come again. I think you may have made an error with your English usage of "unless" as I responded promptly to all of your requests, including the issue you had in the middle of the night. I'm…
December 2018
Mehak User Profile
December 2018
The most beautiful escape from the city. A charming home in the middle of a cute and serene onsen town with amazing views of the mountains. Just a few miles away from beautiful hiking. Good food around the corner. And what a wonderful, beautiful traditional home. Thank you for…
Motoyasu&Renée User Profile
Response from Motoyasu&Renée:
Dear Mehak, It was awesome that you and your friend could enjoy Isobe Onsen hot springs and Mt Miyogi/Miyogi Shrine during your stay. What a treat to have you at both of our houses (Mitsuba and Kiyomizu House) during your 3 weeks in Gunma. Thanks for coming!! I look forward to…
December 2018
Jack User Profile
September 2018
This has been my best Airbnb experience to date! The hosts are fantastic people honestly care about the travelers they house. The building is huge and has all the amenities you could desire. Please do NOT pass up on this location, it is a must see!
Motoyasu&Renée User Profile
Response from Motoyasu&Renée:
Hi Jack, Thanks for the kind words. We were so fortunate to have you as a guest. I loved going around with you. You are curious about Japan and a great conversationalist. I wish you the best with your adventures and look forward to having you, and maybe your friends, back…
September 2018
Christopher User Profile
March 2018
Great place to stay in Gunma. Large enough to host multiple people. Very clean and well organized. Will stay here again!
Chiaki User Profile
December 2017
Very clean and nice house. We Enjoy our stay. thank you, Motoyasu-san.

Hosted by Motoyasu&Renée

Gunma, JapanJoined in July 2014
Motoyasu&Renée User Profile
133 Reviews
Motoyasu&Renée is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Hi! We have two traditional Japanese homes in Gunma, a beautiful region just north of Tokyo with abundant nature and cultural sites. We live right between these homes and are happy to help you enjoy your vacation. Welcome to Gunma!! Kind regards, Motoyasu & Renée Sawazaki
Interaction with guests
⭐️Renée & Motoyasu's office is at the back of the house. One of us will greet you at check in, show you around, and be available for questions or if issues arise. For longer stays, we come to the house once a day during the day at an agreed upon time. ❀ If you want any…
Languages: English, Français, 日本語, Español
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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About this place
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The neighborhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: 3PM - 10PM
Checkout: 10AM
3PM - 10PM

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events