Retreat wabi-sabi Shimoda. Kitchen. The guesthouse has a communal kitchen.

Inside front entrance at Retreat wabi-sabi

Iron lettering for bathroom and all other rooms at Retreat wabi-sabi in Kisami Shimoda

Shower room at Retreat wabi-sabi

Communal kitchen at Retreat wabi-sabi Kisami Shimoda

Make your mark on the "where are you from?" map in the kitchen at Retreat wabi-sabi

All private rooms are on the 2nd floor of the guesthouse at Retreat wabi-sabi

Custom-made maps of the Kisami area

Retreat wabi-sabi guestroom supplies

The guesthouse at Retreat wabi-sabi is available as a private rental cottage. If you are traveling in a large group or would prefer the privacy you are welcome to book out the entire building: 5 guestrooms, large kitchen, indoor bathroom, outdoor shower.

If you would like to host an event and/or make use of the cafe as well, please contact us direct.

If the premises are rented privately, children are also welcome to stay at the guesthouse. (we do not rent individual rooms to families with small children, sorry.)


• 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 pre-payment (100% of the accommodation rate. 50% of the deposit is refundable if booking cancelled more than 7 nights in advance. Deposits are non-transferable. If you wish to change your accommodation dates you must first cancel your original booking (the above cancellation policy applies) then re-book with the new dates. Please don’t book until you are absolutely certain you will be able to join us on your selected dates.  There are no refunds regardless of the circumstances for cancellations made less than a week in advance. Credit card fees (around 3.75%) are non-refundable.