Our dining areaThe living/cafe area
La Passione: secluded stylish home
Hosted by Francesca
Francesca is the host.
10 guests
4 bedrooms
8 beds
3 private baths
10 guests
4 bedrooms
8 beds
3 private baths
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La Passione is an old house which we have refurbished in style with loving care. It has been brought back to life using simple and natural materials: wood window sills, parquet flooring, tatami, beautiful fabrics from Okinawa and mainland Japan. Sleeps 8/10 (beds and futons). Stairs only. Free high speed WIFI. We have two free parking spaces. 10 mins walk to Kokusai-dori and 15 min Kenchomae monorail station. Check-in by appointment. No TV

The space

The building has 2 floors (European counting, 3 US counting). The rooms are on the 1 st and 2nd floor (European counting or 2nd and 3rd floor US counting). The ground floor has an Italian and European feel.

On the first floor the two rooms both have an en-suite bathrooms. The rooms have western beds and the materials and colors used give a distinctive Asian and Japanese touch.

The second floor has two tatami rooms, one Ryukyu and the other Japanese tatami, with 2 futons each. Guests staying on this floor share the bathroom and toilet. The roof terrace is a place to relax.

Each room has a small balcony, a minibar fridge, tea and coffee facilities, and a hair dryer. The bathrooms have showers with a large head. As in the Japanese fashion we kindly ask guests to remove their shoes: we do provide room slippers.

Last but not least there is a roof garden to enjoy the early evening breeze with a view of the rooftops of the neighbourhood.

The ground floor area is arranged as a cafe'. We serve Italian food Monday to Fridays. During the week'ends the ground floor turns into a dining room and lounge with carpets and one sopha.

We also have futons for 2 extra guests.

Fast WIFI is accessible throughout the building.

Guest access

The house

Interaction with guests

My husband and I will be very happy to meet you and help as much as we can. We have fallen in love with Naha and Okinawa and will be more than happy to share some of our knowledge and passion with you. Should you be interested we can help you to arrange small activities like food walk, cooking classes, photography workshops ....

Other things to note

We have two parking available. Other parking can be easily arranged.
There is no night receptionist.
Prices include sales tax.
We are learning to be eco-friendly for this reason:
we recycle,
we provide liquid soaps and shampoo,
we will give you one set of towels and will not change your sheets and towels (we will, of course, if you are staying for an extended period of time)
we ask you to turn off the A/C when you go out.

Free parking on premise
Wireless Internet

Extra people No Charge
Security Deposit £688
Weekly Discount: 15%
Weekend Price £378 / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
2 single beds
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
2 single beds
Bedroom 4
2 single beds

House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Check in time is 3PM - 8PM
Check out by 10AM

By law we are required to take a copy of your passport. At check-in we will therefore take a photograph of the passport's picture page of all the guests staying in the house. Thank you for your understanding.

Please read the whole listing description, especially noting about parking and our eco-friendly policies.

No smoking. The whole house is a no smoking environment.

Please remove your shoes at the entrance.

La Passione used to be a family home and is located in a residential street; as a sign of respect to our neighbours no loud music and no parties.

No outside visitors except in the cafe area.

Guests have no access to the kitchen.

You must also acknowledge
Must climb stairs - 3 storey building


Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

1 night minimum stay

4 Reviews

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Yi-Chieh User Profile
January 2017
The house is very sweet and Francesca is also very nice. We have one infant travel together,but everything is perfect .We stayed two days, breakfast also not the same , that's very sweet. Thank you
Francesca User Profile
Response from Francesca:
I am very happy you enjoyed staying with us and liked the breakfast.
January 2017

Ting User Profile
August 2016
The house is perfect. It is tidy, cozy and convenient. Francesca is so nice. She brings lots of food and fruits for us and we didn't finish them before we leave. We do enjoy her house very much.

Debby User Profile
June 2016
Francesca is very responsive in regards of answering my question. Since she has emergency to go back to home town, her husband Hiroto-san was the one who greet us when we first arrive. He is a very nice guy who wait for us on the road since we rent a van and don't know the way to his house. The house looks fantastic as it's a 4 storys house, G/F the kitchen and living room, 1/F two bed rooms with two single beds in each room and 2/F two bed rooms with tatami. The root top is great for enjoying the sky with full of stars at night. Hiroto was so nice that he baked some organic bread for us as breakfast for the second day. I will definitely recommend this house to my friends who will visit Okinawa. Thank you very much for your hospitality! :)

Winny User Profile
April 2016
Francesca is a very nice host, she tried her best to accommodate our requests and was very helpful since the our booking and until the end of our trip. We are honoured to be the first guests in the house. The house is of very convenient location, within short walking distance to the shopping area. It is also very clean and tidy. It has four bedrooms plus 3 toilets which is very convenient for our family of 8. Francesca also cooked us Italian style breakfast in the morning, which was very nice to have. The ground level of the house is with table and chair only setting, similar to a restaurant, there is no living room with TV, which maybe a concern for some families, who would like to relax on the couch after the end of the day to enjoy family time. We really enjoyed our time in Naha, and had a very pleasant first experience with this airbnb booking.

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Francesca User Profile

Lively and enthusiast, I love being with people and learning from them. I have travelled extensively and exploring places is one of my favourite pastimes. I read and watch movies with great pleasure, alternating serious topics to delightful escapades. I like my food, though unfortuantely I am allergic to gluten and dairy.

Languages: English, Español, Français, Italiano, 日本語
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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