Take No Ma

Enter through the sliding Japanese fusuma doors into your private secluded getaway.

Spanning the entire right side of the Guest House, the Take No Ma Suite has two private bedrooms.

The Take No Ma – Bamboo Suite’s western bedroom overlooks the pond in the front so you during warmer months you can sleep to the soothing sound of the waterfall. It boasts a king size Bio pedic western bed with memory foam mattress that wraps you in Comphy Brand microfiber spa linens. You have an assortment of pillows, western pillows of various sizes and fluffiness and organic Japanese buckwheat hull. A high definition TV, Blu-ray player, Directv receiver with hard drive, dvd library and streaming Netflix offer entertainment in your room.

Your suite includes a 3-mat Japanese tatami room and an area with a western table for two and a dresser for your belongings.

Two night Minimum Stay on all weekends, three night minimum on holiday weekends. EXCEPTIONS: every year Presidents’ week for 10 days, families need not reserve both suites. If booking after noon on Thursday, families may reserve just one suite for that weekend.

Shirakaba welcomes children ages 6 and older but requires families with children under 12 years old to take both suites during their visit, so come with friends, or family, you will have Shirakaba and it’s hosts as your private resort. Children who are still in diapers will not be able to use the swimming pool / hot tub / sauna. Details on our Rates & Policies page.


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king sized bed in take no ma suite
Tatami room table made of bamboo
tatami zen room in the take no ma suite


2016 Rates

$375 per night for one or two guests for 2-3 night stays.

Extra guests are $50 per person, per night, any age. Maximum occupancy for the suite is 4 guests. If you have more than four, you can rent out the Matsu No Ma Suite and have the run of the house! Discounts are available for stays of 4 nights or more nights and for all returning guests (only one discount applies).

  • Deposit: A deposit of one night’s lodging or 50% of the total room charge, (whichever is greater), by personal, bank, traveler check or Chase Quickpay will hold your reservation.
  • Cancellation: To cancel a reservation, please phone us at (413) 458-1800 at least 21 days before the arrival time, and your full deposit will be returned to you. If less than 21 days, we will try to re-book your room, and if we can, a partial refund may be offered to you, but a cancellation fee of $75 will apply. If we can’t re-book the room, please understand that your deposit will not be refunded.
  • Check-in/Check out: Check-in time is 3 p.m. we need until then to make sure that everything is perfect for your visit. Checkout time is 11 a.m.
  • Smoking: Shirakaba is proud to be a smoke-free haven. Guests respect and appreciate our policy of no smoking in the guest house.

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