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6 guests1 bedroom6 beds1.5 shared baths
6 guests
1 bedroom
6 beds
1.5 shared baths
Sparkling clean
15 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Victoria is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great check-in experience
95% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.

A brand-new luxury Lodge built in the compounds of a 430-year old family-run, Buddhist temple. Relax in this beautiful, artistic space and explore the town of Takachiho with its gorge, the Aso area, the beaches of Miyazaki and the famous onsens of Kyushu. Learn about temple life from the 17th and 18th generation of Yoshimura priests who welcome you to their temple and Lodge set amongst breathtaking mountains and paddi fields with rivers and waterfalls.


Air conditioning
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
6 single beds



35 reviews
Stefan User Profile
May 2019
Victoria designed a wonderful home away from home for travelers. The place is close to the family temple, and the village, in the middle of fields . The Onsen is a great add on . This home is perfect for day trips to Aso, Kurokawa and of course the gorge of Takachiho. We loved…
Todd User Profile
April 2019
Our family loved staying here, the place is brand new and very nice and clean. The interior design is a combination of modern and traditional and furniture, appliances, fixtures and amenities all very good quality. Victoria is a warm and trusting person, we felt very welcome…
Phung User Profile
January 2020
Great place to stay in Tachachiko. Would recommend 2 night especially if doing the 12 km Olle nature wall. Clean , warm, modern with great ambience and amenities.
Andrew User Profile
December 2019
Victoria’s is absolutely gorgeous. It has everything you need from and you can practically just pack a few pieces of clothes along. Had fun chatting a little bit with other guests and also we like the cat very much. Highly recommended!
Piyaporn User Profile
December 2019
The place is in nature area. All the facilities are very good and comfortable. We also got a chance to see in side the temple.
Yuen Wang User Profile
Yuen Wang
December 2019
Victoria is very nice, and the place is very nice too
Lim User Profile
November 2019
A nice place to chill

Hosted by Victoria

Takachiho, JapanJoined in March 2014
Victoria User Profile
184 Reviews
Victoria is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I'm a British woman who has lived here in Takachiho, Japan for 27 years. I am a Pure Land Buddhist priest and I am married to the 17th generation head priest of Shonenji Temple. Together with my in-laws we run our busy temple, teach in the community and look after our three…
Interaction with guests
We like to show our guests around the temple and to introduce them to our work here. We are often available to pick up guests from the bus centre and to drive them back again. We can be sociable and love to share a few drinks and have a chat. But, we are also just fine leaving…
Languages: English, 日本語
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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Takachiho, Nishiusuki District, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: Flexible
Check-in: Flexible

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • Pets are allowed
  • Parties and events are allowed