The accommodation scene is dominated by privately run minshuku (guesthouses). Not a lot of English is spoken, but locals are becoming increasingly used to foreign guests. Benesse House is the only hotel option. Alternatively, stay in Okayama or Uno Port on the mainland, or Takamatsu in Shikoku, and visit on a day trip. Rates increase at most places during high season. Staying near well-connected Miyanoura Port is the most convenient.