Welcome to the first large shared house in Kyushu



"The share house with cross-culture experience under one roof."

At SHARELY STYLE HAKATA foreigners from all over the world coming to Fukuoka for various purposes, such as working holiday, studying etc., live together with Japanese. Here you have the opportunity for cross-cultural exchange and learning other languages. There is a great mix of people with each male and female, Japanese and foreign accounting for about 50% of the residents. People coming to SHARELY are often surprised by the international atmosphere.

At SHARELY STYLE HAKATA we have the motto, first is "Greetings", second is "Greetings", and even third, fourth and fifth is greetings too!

That's a Japanese saying and means to value amiability, making everyone feel welcome and even while living alone make it like living with a family. Simple greetings such as "Hello!", "Have a nice day!" make a big difference. The staff won't forget to say "Welcome home!" to you when you get back. Let’s make friends with staff and other residents. We are sure you will have a great time here. SHARELY STYLE HAKATA is a building with over 100 single rooms, but you can relax here and freely enjoy a cross-cultural environment with peoples from all over the world under one roof whenever you want.

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    Cross-cultural experience

    Whether it's for working holidays, studying abroad or something else, foreigners from all over the world coming to Fukuoka for different purposes live together in SHARELY STYLE HAKATA. This is the place to grow a better understanding of different cultures and learn other languages. You may even find new business opportunities by meeting people with various backgrounds from various sectors.
    Such an experience cannot be had in an ordinary apartment.

    Short-term students from Holland. Returning home after fully enjoying the life in Fukuoka. Liking Fukuoka so much to even wear a SOFTBANK HAWKS uniform. Getting fully accustomed to the Hakata culture like a native!

    Setsubun Festival
    Our residents participated in the Setsubun Festival! They were playing the role of the Red and Blue devil. The many friendly and reliable residents is what makes SHARELY STYLE HAKATA even better!

    ☆New Year☆
    Many people returned home, but those who stayed made Osechi (traditional Japanese New Year food) and celebrated together. We are happy that you made Sharely Style Hakata your second home.

    Of course the birthday of a resident, but also for the birthday of our staff everyone celebrates together! So touching! Such nice people!

    Summer Barbecue!!
    From the afternoon we enjoyed the beer with Barbecue. A relaxing holiday, giving us power to give our best every day.

    What could be better on a cold day than a hot pot? Sitting around it together to warm up body and soul!

    Of course we don't forget any of the events that happen once a year. Tanabata, Halloween, Yamakasa, Christmas, etc. On Halloween for instance, everyone was surprised with candies by the staff.

    One moment you just meet and then it`s already time for the farewell … But we can leave with a smile on our face, because we believe that we will meet again one day! There is rarely ever a week without a welcome or farewell party at SHARELY STYLE HAKATA !

    Around SHARELY

    Access to central of Fukuoka

    Access to central Fukuoka is excellent because you can take both JR and Nishitetsu railways. You can go to school or go to work by train. You can also travel around on weekend or holidays.

    Ijiri Station

    It only takes four minutes by foot from Sharely Style Hakata to get to the nearest station, Ijiri station.
    You can get to Fukuoka (Tenjin) station within 10 minutes by train.

    Sasabaru Station

    In addition to Nishitetsu line, you can also use JR line. Sasabaru station is within a walking distance too with only 10 minutes by foot and conveniently connects you to Hakata station.
    Train to Hakata Station only takes 6 minutes. If you don't want to walk for 10 minutes in the summer, you can also rent a bicycle!

    Around SHARELY

    Gourmet City

    This is the supermarket at the back of the Ijiri Shopping Street. On the second floor there is a 100 yen shop, so you won't have any trouble to buy your daily necessities.
    *In addition there are also convenient stores , a lunch box shop (HottoMotto) and so on within a 5 minutes' walk.

    Morooka Shinsui Park

    There is a jogging course around a large pond in the park, which is perfect for your daily exercise.
    You can enjoy walking and jogging on holidays while exploring the nature view.
    Forget about the stress from work here and find the relief you need in the park.

    Ijiri Shopping Street

    This is the traditional shopping street crowded with greengrocers and restaurants in hidden places.
    Discover your own favorite shop!
    You may receive nice services by becoming a regular customer!

    Environment from outside to the inside

    Sharing facilities

    Exterior view

    Have a look at the beautiful and stylish building!


    We can keep your baggage and receive parcels for you.

    Shared kitchen on ground floor

    There is kitchenware and tableware for use by anyone. Please adhere to the rules to keep it a comfortable place for everyone!
    You can share your food with others!

    2F shared kitchen

    Cook together! Enjoy the food together! You don't need to go to a restaurant to enjoy the dishes from all over the world!

    2F Lounge

    Spacious lounge to relax. Big enough for large parties. How about making new friends while playing table tennis?


    Have a barbecue when the weather is good!

    6F shared kitchen (Female only)

    This is the place for girls talk only!

    Laundry room

    1F Male Only
    6F Female only
    All the washing machines are free for use!

    Bicycle parking area

    There is a covered parking lot for your bicycles! No need to worry about weather even during rainy season.

    Vending machines

    Thirsty, hungry but do not want to go out ......
    Don't worry! The vending machines inside the building are stocked with what you need!

    Standard room

    Simple room of about 12 square meters. Adding some small things for decoration will greatly enhance the atmosphere of the room and make you feel at home.
    Enjoy the time in your private room.

    Private bathroom and toilet

    When you come back home tired, do you want to relax just by yourself?
    Each room is equipped with a separate bathroom and toilet, so you don't need to worry about sharing with others.
    Enjoy your bath and be ready for a whole new day after relaxing in your own room.

    Small refrigerator

    As the room isn't too big, we only put a small refrigerator there.
    The shared kitchen has a large refrigerator, so you can store your food over there.

    Storage space

    There is sufficient storage space in each room.
    You can easily hang your coat or your suit there.

    Wired LAN

    Whether it's for job or privately, nowadays internet is a must.
    At SHARELY STYLE HAKATA all rooms are equipped with FREE Internet.
    * Room (wired LAN): 1F / 2F kitchen (wireless WIFI)

    Deluxe room

    Rooms are more spacious and equipped with basic furniture. Make it your favorite place by adding your own furniture and decoration.
    This room can accommodate two persons.


    There is a big wardrobe conveniently hidden from sight behind a door.
    Illumination inside the wardrobe makes selection of clothes easy at any time.

    Luxury Room

    Recently opened, our luxury twin-room suite, with designer fittings such as woven turquoise curtains, is ready and waiting for you.


    The carefully hand-finished bathroom, with large inviting bathtub and Mediterranean colour-scheme, is the perfect place to relax at the end of the day.


    Information of the apartment
    Apartment Name Sharely Style Hakata
    Address 1-32-5, Ijiri, Minami-ku, Fukuoka City
    Transportation 4-minute walk from Nishiteshu Ijiri Station
    10-minute walk from JR Sasabaru Station
    Structure 6 story building of iron-reinforced concrete
    Room size 12.00㎡
    Shared facilities Auto-lock entrance, elevator, laundry room, mail box, share kitchen, lounge
    Private room facilities Air conditioner, bathroom, toilet, bed, hot water supply, mini-fridge, desk, chair, storage space, lighting stand, shoe box, curtain, Internet (free)


    Key money, commission and contract renewal fee are not required. Rooms are available with monthly prices from 40,800 yen (rent including ancillary costs such as common service costs, neighborhood association fee and fixed utilities costs).
    Generally rooms are for use by 1 person, but rooms for 2 persons are available too.
    Depending on your need, rooms can be rent weekly or monthly.

    6 months or above

    Total monthly rent including ancillary and utility cost
    Rent 26,000-28,000 yen
    Common service costs 5,500 yen
    Utilities (Fixed amount) 9,300 yen
    Total monthly rent including ancillary and utility cost40,800-42,800 yen
    The total cost when signing the contract
    *In case the contract starts in the middle of the month, the rent will be charged pro rata on a daily basis.
    Monthly rent40,800-42,800 yen
    * An 8000 yen (ex. VAT) cleaning fee will be deducted from your deposit.
    20,000 yen
    Guarantee charge 12,000 yen ~
    Insurance fee 8,000 yen
    Administrative fee 5,400 yen
    Total 86,200-88,200 yen
    Optional choices
    Bicycle rental 200 yen / day1,000 yen / month
    Bedding basic 3,240 yen / month14,000 yen / Half a year
    24,000 yen/year
    * Contents: quilt, mattress, blanket, pillow, toweling blanket (summer), quilt cover set, pillow cover, sheets
    * We do not accept any cancellation of half year-contraction and full year-contraction.
    * The price above includes washing of the bedding covers once a week for 1 year.

    Short-term: Weekly or Monthly
    * Rooms are available for stays of 6 nights or more.
    * Besides the rent a deposit of 10,000 yen (tax included) will be charged.
    Generally deposit will be refunded in full at check-out unless the facilities have been damaged.

    Rent Period / Rent
    (Per person)
    Single room
    Double room
    Double room
    (for 2 persons)
    Stay weekly 3,280 yen ~/ night 4,480 yen ~/ night 5,980 yen ~/ night
    Short term
    (6-29 nights)
    19,680 yen ~/ week
    1week = 6 nights
    26,880 yen ~/ week 35,880 yen ~/ week
    Stay monthly 3,000 yen ~/ night 4,100 yen ~/ night 5,380 yen ~/ night
    Middle term
    (29-89 nights)
    90,000 yen ~/ month 123,000 yen ~/ month 161,400 yen ~/ month

    Frequently Asked Questions FAQ

    Application to move into SHARELY STYLE HAKATA

    What is the process for the application?
    First of all, please fill in the inquiry form with the check-in date and period of your stay.
    If you are planning for a long-term stay (more than 6 months long), we highly recommend you to visit us to view the place first. In that regard, please inform us about the date you would like to have a visit. During your visit, our staff can answer all your questions about living here.
    * If you are living far away from SHARELY STYLE HAKATA, or being overseas, or have any other reasons which make it difficult for you to make an advance visit, please feel free to consult with us.
    After your first visit, we will provide you with the application form. Please submit your application form either to us by either FAX or email. After confirming your information in the application form, we will contact you by e-mail or telephone. Once we have completed your application review, we will contact you again.
    Do I need a joint guarantor?
    Please designate a person who lives in Japan as your joint guarantor.
    If you do not have any joint guarantor, or if that person has no stable employment, please contact us.
    When am I supposed to pay for the initial fee?
    It is required that the initial fee has been transferred to our bank account at the latest 3 days before moving in.
    In case that you are living oversea, or have other difficulties in making a bank transfer to a domestic Japanese bank account, please consult with us directly so that we can advise to you about other methods.
    Is it possible to have my application rejected?
    Since we give utmost importance to shared lifestyles, we have to reject applicants who are unlikely to be able to respect share house’s rule or cannot refrain from causing disturbance. Since our motto is “amiability”, outgoing and cheerful persons are always welcome! At the same time, we have to reject applicants who focus on finding romantic relationships at our place.
    To sum things up, people who can follow general social rules will be welcomed.
    *Should we not conclude a contract with you after reviewing your application, we reserve the right not to clarify you about the reason of rejection. Thank you for your kind understanding.
    Can everyone move in?
    There is no particular restriction on the applicant’s nationality, gender, age and career. (If the applicant is under 18 years old, he/she needs a person of at least 20 years old to sign the contract.
    Since we give utmost importance to shared lifestyles, we have to reject applicants who are unlikely to be able to respect share house’s rule or cannot refrain from causing disturbance. Even after moving in, your contract will be terminated if you have repeatedly caused disturbances to other tenants.
    *We will reject applicants who want to move in mainly to find romantic relationships at our place.
    Is it possible to put me on the waiting list?
    Yes, if there are no vacancies, you can chose to be added to the waiting list. We will let you know as soon as there is a vacancy.
    Please kindly wait for our contact.
    Will there be any charges if I cancel my application?
    If the cancellation was made after the payment of the initial fee, the deposit fee up to ¥20,000 will not be refunded regardless of the reasons.
    Please understand in advance.

    Regarding rules of living at SHARELY STYLE HAKATA

    Who will be tasked with cleaning the common space?
    In general, Management staff and cleaning staff will be the cleaning the common space. Anyway, we will be much appreciated if you are being considerate to other tenants by cleaning the stuff you used, or even help with staff you didn`t use on voluntary basis.
    *Please note that you are responsible to clean your own room. You can lend you the cleaning tools for this free of charges.
    How can I dispose of garbage?
    There is a shared rubbish bin in the common space. You can dispose garbage after cooking there.
    However, garbage from your own room needs to be put into garbage bags designated by Fukuoka City.
    Please place those garbage bags in the designated areas for garbage collection.
    Are alcoholic beverages allowed in here?
    Yes, you can drink alcohol either in your room or in the common space.
    However, please be mindful of your manners while enjoying drinking.
    Just as it is said, “You drink liquor, don’t let it drink you.
    Is smoking allowed?
    Smoking is strictly prohibited even in your own room.
    If you would like to smoke, please go to the designated smoking corner in the outdoor area on the ground floor.
    Can I let my friend stay in my room?
    In principle, non-residents need to rent a different room. As additional cost will be incurred.
    Please ask our management staff directly.
    Anything else I need to know about living here?
    Be sure to exchange “Greetings” before starting a communication! Greetings are very important in Japanese and help with an amiable atmosphere for everyone.
    In order to facilitate the successful share house lifestyle, please be considerate to each other.
    We believed to give is more blessed than to receive.
    Can I have a pet in here?
    Sorry, no pets are allowed neither in your room nor in the common areas.

    About shared lifestyle at SHARELY STYLE HAKATA

    Where do the residents come from?
    Half of the residents are Japanese.
    The other half comes from different countries including South Korea, Taiwan, China, Thailand, United States, France, United Kingdom, etc.
    If I am not good at Japanese or English, is that alright?
    That is totally fine! Communication is not just about the use of words! The important thing is your strong feeling in making friends.
    We are always surprised seeing how foreign residents with little knowledge on Japanese and Japanese residents with beginner’s level of English can help others in improving their language skills.
    How often do you organize events?
    Our manage staff is organizing an event about once a month. Besides, residents in here frequently hold parties (such as birthday party, farewell party, etc.).
    Please do not be shy, join us and enjoy the party.
    When there are problems within the share house, such as with other tenants, what should I do?
    In general, please try to resolve the problems with your fellow tenants first. However, if the problem cannot be resolved between the tenants regardless of your efforts, please consult with our management staff.
    Is there a chance of finding romantic relationship here?
    This is a place where you can befriend people of various nationalities.
    Even though we reject prospect tenants who apply just only to find their partners, there are tenants who become couples after living a shared lifestyles and getting closer to each other.
    However, we have to remind you again, we reject people who just come here to seek romance!
    How will you deal with noises?
    Living together in one place with people of different culture and different lifestyles, some noise has to be expected. We appreciate your understanding.
    * Nevertheless, please be assured that we will respond accordingly if the line has been crossed, such as in cases where loud noises are made continuously in late night. In such cases, please do not hesitate to contact us.
    Will there be anyone to help me when I am in trouble?
    All tenants here are people with consideration to each other.
    If you have any roubles, please be brave and try consulting with your fellow tenants. At the same time, our management staff is also available to help you, please feel free to call him/her.
    How can I pay for utility fees such as electricity, water, and Internet?
    Fees for electricity and water will be included in the monthly rent in fixed amount.
    Please pay for them when you are paying the rent fee.
    Meanwhile, internet is free of charge. However, downloading large amount of data such as videos can slow down the internet connection speed for the whole share house. Please refrain from causing inconvenience to other residents.

    Regarding to the contract cancellation and moving out

    What should I do if I would like to move-out?
    We have a cancellation notice available at the share house, so please contact the management staff about the matter.
    Please note that the cancellation notice must be submitted at least 1 month prior the date you intend to move out.
    Will you return my deposit?
    An 8000 yen (ex. VAT) cleaning fee will be deducted from your deposit.
    * It is possible that we might charge you an additional fee for restoring the room’s condition, but this will depend on how you have used your room. Therefore, please keep your room clean and use it with care.


    To corporate members and education providers

    If you are looking for a place to live for long-term business trips or training periods, please kindly consider SHARELY STYLE HAKATA as your choice. Even if we cannot provide all the services of a hotel, we give our best to provide you with a place like home to relax and regenerate after work. We also offer special discounts to corporate members.

    With more than 100 single rooms, we also provide service to large groups. Please contact us for further information.

    Enquiry method

    If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us!

    Opening hours: 9:00 to 18:00 JST (Japan standard time)
    Telephone number: (+81)92-715-6711

    If you would like to contact us by e-mail, please use the enquiry form below.

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