J&F House - Shared homes, for both international and Japanese residents, with a vibrant sense of community!
J&F House Kansai 2
Our autumn campaign is now on!
All new customers moving into individual occupancy rooms during October, November and December will receive a 2000 yen discount from their monthly rent.(Please note, this offer is only available for tenancies exceeding two months in duration.)
J&F House Kansai 2 is located on the Hankyu Kobe Line's Mukonoso Station and is the largest guesthouse in the Kobe area with 80 rooms! It is a brand new house just opened in February 2011. Tenants are from Korea, Taiwan, Mongolia, India, Canada, America, and Germany (as of May 2011). It only takes 15 minutes to get to Umeda, Osaka, and about 20 minutes to Sannomiya by train. It also only takes about 15 minutes by foot to reach the JR Kobe Line's Tachibana station. There is a convenience store right next to the house as well as a large supermarket and lively shopping district (TSUTAYA, McDonald's, KFC, Hankyu Oasis, Omaru Peacock, etc.) near the station. The area around the house is very quiet and there is a park in between the house and station where you can relax. We even have a theatre room inside the house! There is also a large living room where you can relax and chat up other tenants. Each room comes with an air conditioner, small refrigerator, free internet connection, and digital TV service (must provide your own TV) so you can make a quick transition into your new lifestyle. The entrance is protected by an auto-locking door to ensure the safety of tenants. You can make a reservation for the house even if you are outside of Japan. We can assist you at the house in English or if you call our head office, we can also assist you in Chinese and Korean. We can't wait for you to join us at J&F House Kansai 2!

Room overview
Rent (monthly)
Utility fee (monthly)
Facility fee (once)
Room facilities
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All rooms - air conditioner, desk and chair set

Tenancy conditions
  • After you have signed the rental contract, the reservation fee will be your deposit
  • Visitors are not allowed to stay with you overnight in J&F apartment
  • The minimum length of stay is 1 month
  • If it is not possible to reach us by telephone, please contact us via e-mail at warabi@jafnet.co.jp
  • No blanket or comforter provided
  • With regards to room viewings, please contact the house manager directly to arrange an appointment.
  • We generally accept room reservations with a minimum of two weeks notice. Please contact us to discuss in more detail.

Building overview
Building location
Structure/size 6 floors, steel frame/concrete structure
Build completed in October 1972
Building facilities Auto-locking doors, bathroom, cable TV channels, coffee table, coin laundry, DVD player (NTSC), free internet access, IH cooktop, kitchen, living room, microwave, natural gas mains service, PC desk and chair, refrigerator, resident house manager, running hot water, shared wash stand, shoe storage, sofa, table and chair set, tableware, theater room, tumble drier, TV, unisex shower room, unisex toilet, vacuum cleaner, wooden flooring
Access Mukonosō (13min walk) Hankyū Kōbe Main Line

Residency requirements
Japanese Citizens 
Driver's license or certificate of residence, emergency contact person (must be a parent) 
Non-Japanese Citizens 
Passport, valid visa (for tourists, copy of "Landing Permissions" which displays valid permit date of at least 1 month from the date of moving in), emergency contact person 
Deposit, at least 1 month's rent (payment in cash or by bank transfer - sorry, but we cannot accept credit cards) 

Area map

House manager
Name K.K.
Nickname Kenji
House atmosphere
Since this guesthouse has been renovated, it is far more beautiful than any other guesthouse you may have in mind. The rooms are big. There are toilet and bathrooms in 3 of our private rooms. We have computers, a PlayStation 3, and film projector in the common space on the 1st floor!
Favorite music
Older music

If you are not sure whether you will like the place or not, you can just live with us for a month. That is totally fine with us. Then, if you like it, you can stay longer. I want you to feel like you are living at home here. Mukonosou is very nice and calm place that is located about 15 mins on Hankyu Line from Umeda station. There is a convenient store right next to the guesthouse. There is a gym, library, post office and supermarket for your everyday needs. We have good security here too. There are 2 automatic locking systems at the main entrance of the guesthouse and each area. There is also a regular key lock in each room. The house manager stays on the first floor. We have 7 coin operated laundry machines and you can use them anytime you want. Once you get off the elevator, you will see just how large your room is, so even if you have a lot of stuff, you will have lots of space to live comfortably. Of course, we welcome people here for short terms such as business trips, study abroad, and job hunting. If you are interested, please come see the guesthouse and decide if it's the right place for you. If you are busy, I can show you the guesthouse in the early morning or at night time as well.

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