Help out in our guest house and with maintaining our Japanese garden in Hakone, Japan

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  • Last activity: 08/02/2023



 Min stay requested: 1 month or more



  • Description


    We are looking for someone who can work continuously for 6 months to 1 year or more.
    We currently have enough workers, but if you are able and interested in working with us please get in touch.
    If possible, we are looking for people who can work in the guest house and can cheerfully respond to customers, and who can also work in the garden.

    Guest house in Hakone. As a traditional ryokan, our unique offering is the handmade Japanese-style zen garden (owner is a Japanese garden architect!) and hot springs (onsen).

    The rooms are furnished in a tatami-style, incorporating the true style of Japan culture and hospitality for our guests.

    We’re looking for someone who’s keen on learning more about Japanese hospitality and meeting people from all walks of life. Conversational English proficiency is a must.

    If you’re looking to soak in an onsen everyday and be part of our small guest house family (we’re always open to suggestions on how to improve our guest house), do apply!

    The gardening is for someone who wants to learn about traditional japanese garden . This company have more then 20 gardeners , who create and maintain the japanese gardens around hakone areas and nearby. So we can gain many knowledge about gardening working with professional gardeners.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You can use your English skill and learn about Japanese hospitality. Guests is from all over the world, so you can communicate with them and know about a lot of different culture.

  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

    Host has indicated that they will pay at least the minimum hourly wage of their country for each hour worked and that accommodation will also be provided. They are asking for help with a business or business activity. Contact the host directly via the site messenger for more information and details about the wage provided. Any arrangements should be agreed in advance with your host.

  • Help


    You have to every tasks whichi is Check in, out, guidance, making room and cooking. We have only 8 rooms and 1 female dormitory, so it is not so difficult to do all. 2day off in a week.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Japanese: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    You stay at private room. Here is everything you need to stay, kitchin and loundry. Please make your meal by yourself.
    Of course can take Onsen and massage chair too.
    The house is surrounded by nature with fresh air. you can see Mt.Fuji a little if the weather is fine.
    You can also go sightseeng in Hakone.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    4 to 8hour in a day

Host ref number: 597633466459


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