Welcome to the website of La Mer – a pension where you can enjoy French cuisine in Goshiki, Sumoto in Hyogo Prefecture!
“Le mer” means “sea” in French. As our name suggests, we provide hospitality with French cuisine made using plenty of seasonal ingredients from Awaji Island in our pension that stands on the coast by the sea.
You can stay in your preferred room from the five types of room we offer. Please soothe the tiredness of your trip in our reservable open-air bath facing the garden.
We are a small pension with a total of five rooms. However, we aim to provide meticulous hospitality from our hearts. Please stop by when you visit Awaji Island!
We do not have any English-speaking members of staff. However, we would be delighted if we can help you have a fun trip.
We sincerely look forward to meeting you.

From the owner


Creative French Cuisine That Allows You to Enjoy the Seasonal Tastes of Awaji Island in a Petit Pension by the Sea

We provide hospitality with full course French meals made using the best ingredients that you can only taste on Awaji Island.
Please enjoy your meal with your preferred wine. We prepare Western food for breakfast.
*The photographs are examples only. The ingredients and contents change depending on the season and what is available to purchase.



Guest Room

We have five different types of guest room available. We have one room available in each type.

Japanese-style Bedroom

Please relax with colors of an Asian flavor, a low bed and Ryukyu tatami mats.
Capacity 4 guests
Size 12 tatami mats (3 beds)
Facilities Washroom and toilet with bidet functions

*If this room is used by four guests, one bed will be a sofa bed.

Japanese-style Room with an Inner Garden on the 1F

This is faintly lit up at night.
It is a pure Japanese-style room recommended for those with limited mobility
Capacity 3 guests
Facilities Washroom and toilet with bidet functions

Ship Cabin Bedroom

This is a Western-style bedroom modeled a bit like a boat because it is close to the sea.
Capacity 2 guests (2 beds)
Size 8 tatami mats
Facilities Washroom and toilet with bidet functions

Casual Japanese-style Room

This is a Western-style room with a simple and bright image.
Have a fun time around the low dining table.
Capacity 2 guests
Size 8 tatami mats
Facilities Washroom and toilet with bidet functions

Standard Western-style Room

This is a standard bedroom.
We recommend this room for those who do not like communal baths because it comes with a modular bath.
Capacity 3 guests (3 beds)
Facilities Toilet and modular bath

*The toilet does not have a warm seat with bidet functions.

Guest Room Fixtures

Air cleaner, TV, refrigerator, pot, air conditioner, bath towels, face towels, hairdryer, toothbrushes, razors, tissue paper, ladies’ set (powder puff, cotton swab and headband) and children’s toothbrushes
*We do not have pajamas available. (There are yukatas (light cotton kimonos) for adults in all the rooms.)


Reservable Open Air Bath

This is a bath with an open atmosphere facing the garden. There are two types of bathtub. You can reserve and use either type. The bathing time is limited to 50 minutes per group. Please inform us of your desired time when you check-in.
Garden Open Bath

You can enjoy a relaxing bath while looking out over the flower bed that blooms in profusion from season to season.

Garden Open Bath
Himantaria-no Yu

This is a natural salt bath with seaweed ingredients that are the specialty of Brittany in France – the home of thalassotherapy (marine therapy). You can expect Himantaria-no Yu in La Mer to be effective in recovering from dry and rough skin, recovering from fatigue and relieving stress.

Himantaria-no Yu

Price & Reservation

Basic Information

Name Pension La Mer since 1989
Address 1353-11 Tsushitsunokawa, Goshiki-cho, Sumoto-shi, Hyogo, 656-1341
TEL 0799-33-0036
FAX 0799-33-1132
Check-in/Check-out From 3:30 p.m. / Until 10 a.m.

Basic Rate Table

The rates are indicated without inclusion of tax.
Adult Rate (Two Guests in One Room)
One Night and Two Meals Per Adult (Junior High School Age and Over)
Japanese-style Bedroom From 12,430 yen
Japanese-style Room with Inner Garden From 11,550 yen
Ship Cabin Bedroom From 11,660 yen
Casual Japanese-style Room From 11,660 yen
Western-style Room From 10,560 yen
Elementary School Children Rates

We offer a 3,300 yen discount from the rates listed in the table for one night and two meals with bedding.
We will serve a children’s course meal for dinner.

Rate for Babies and Infants with No Extra Bedding (Sleeping Together)
With two meals (children’s course meal) 4,840 yen
With two meals (infant meal) 3,080 yen(soup, cuisine and rice)
No meals 1,980 yen

Accommodation plan list / reservation

Reservation from this site is advantageous.

Cancelation Charges

From the Morning of the Day of Your Reservation (No-show Without Permission) Up to Noon of the Day of Your Reservation From the Day Prior to the Day of Your Reservation to One Week Before
Full amount of the accommodation rate 80% of the accommodation rate 30% of the accommodation rate



When Coming by Highway Bus
Sannomiya ⇒ Goshiki Bus Center
*We will pick you up and see you off from Goshiki Bus Center (You need to contact us in advance for this)
Osaka (Hankyu Sanbangai and JR Osaka Station West Exit), JR Shin-Kobe, Sannomiya, Maiko and Gakuen Toshi ⇒ Sumoto