Lodging facility


The lodging facility is for stays by researchers and others engaged in collaborative usage at the IRC.
To use the facility, submit the Lodging Utilization Application (7).
Reservations can be made as late as ten days before the desired stay (excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays).

University teachers and students can also use the facility for research and study meetings, seminars, and other events. See here for information.

Address:843, Onuki-cho, Oarai-machi, Higashiibaraki-gun, Ibaraki [Diagram (Word file)] [GoogleMAP]

1.Availability for lodging

Days available Days unavailable
Weekdays (Mondays to Fridays) Saturdays and holidays (Note 1), summer holidays,
year-end and new-year season(as per University calendar)

Note 1. On holiday preceding weekday: lodging only.

2.Fees for use (per person per night)

Fees for use

Room category Fee (tax included)
With shower Per person per night: 830 yen
Without shower Per person per night: 780 yen

Additional fee (linen supply charge)

Bedding etc. Amount (tax included)
Quilt cover 110 yen each
Top cover 110 yen each
Sheet 90 yen each
Pillow 40 yen each
Bath towel 55 yen each
Face towel 30 yen each
Bath mat 55 yen each
Towel blanket 270 yen each

Meal charges

Breakfast 490 yen
Dinner 710 yen
  1. 1. Payment of fees for use; pay at the office.
    Receive the card key and the permit for use of lodging.
    Show the manager the permit for use received on arrival at the lodging facility.
    Return the card key to the office on the final day of use.
  2. Revision of a meal can be obtained if requested at least one week (requests not accepted on Saturdays, Sundays, or holidays) before the day of lodging but no later.
  3. Please note that no refund can be made for any change made after fee payment.

3.Hours of use

and departure
Check-in 17:00 to 22:00
Check-out 10:00 (9:00 on Saturdays)
Meals Breakfast 7:30 to 8:30
Dinner 18:00 to 22:00
Bath Bathing 17:00 to 24:00
  1. 1. Please note that all activities are self-service.
    ○ Tea and hot water are generally available in the dining room. Please return plates and utensils to kitchen counter after using them.
    ○Bringing any cooking utensils or heating units indoors is strictly prohibited.
    ○Please strictly adhere to the specified meal times even when working late, to preclude risk of food poisoning.
    ○Please exercise due care for heat sources and door closure.
  2. 2. In case of late arrival, please notify the IRC or lodging facility.
    Tohoku University Oarai Center 029-267-3181 (+81-29-267-3181)(lead contact)
    Tohoku University Lodging Facility 029-267-5452 (+81-29-267-5452)

4.Equipment at the lodge

  • The lodge provides LAN access points.
    LAN access procedure is described in each lodge room.
  • Bicycles for rent and car parking spaces are available.
  • Bring along your bedclothes.
Single rooms Common use
12 western-motif rooms (1 person per room)
Rooms on 1st floor contain shower stalls
Bath and washroom
Toilets and dining room
Bath towels (fee charged)
Face towels (fee charged)
Air conditioning
Shampoo containing rinse
Body soap
Hair dryers (2)
Vendors (soft drinks)
Automatic washers and dryers
Laundry detergent
PC and printer (1 each)
Electric blanket (winter only)

5.From anyone staying at the lodging facility who deliberately or by grave negligence damages the building or any equipment or facilities, reparations for resulting loss or damages will be sought.


6.Please contact the IRC office or the lodging facility manager in regard to any question on the above or other matters that remain unclear.


7.Use for meetings of research or study or for seminars

A sociable gathering can be held in the room after its use for research, study session, or seminar
Meeting site Dining room, lodging facility
(Approximately 30 seats)
Equipment PC and other tools to be provided by group (Notify of provision when reserving site.)
Site unavailability Saturdays, holidays, summer holiday, year-end/new-year (as per university calendar), first week in August most years (period of summer session)

○Teacher accompaniment required for use by students.
○Lodging facility environs: See Oarai, Ibaraki Prefecture website.
○For further information, please contact the IRC office.
Tohoku University Oarai Center 029-267-3181 (+81-29-267-3181)(Lead contact)

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