The “Hoshinoya” brand from Hoshino Resort, is far away from just an ordinary accommodation. Known to be one of the most luxurious hotel brands in Japan, there are so many aspects making the stay at Hoshinoya special, from its high-quality service with the spirit of Omotenashi to the sophisticated guestrooms. Yes, it is a big-budget choice, but definitely worth the price to spend an unforgettable time for a special trip, with the people you love, or to spend all the time for yourself. Let us introduce you to the 6 Hoshinoya hotels found in Japan.
Located in the valley of Karuizawa, the Hoshinoya here will make you feel as you have become part of their story. The guest pavilions are surrounded by a water garden, creating perfect unity with the rich nature of this area. The whispering flow of the water and the chippering of birds will loosen all your stresses. At the hot spring “Tombo no yu”, you will be able to enjoy the season of this country, while soaking in the bath.
Address: 2157-428 Nagakura, Karuizawa, Kitasaku District, Nagano 389-0111
Along with the buildings of the business district of Tokyo, is where Hoshinoya Tokyo is hidden. At a glance, it seems to be one of the office buildings, but once you step in, the bustle of the city will immediately fade away. The staff treating you in Kimono and the smell of Tatami will escort you into the OMOTENASHI world. As well as the hot springs, appreciate the “Nippon cuisines” cooked with seasonal ingredients just arrived from Japan’s forest, prepared by the award-winning chef Noriyuki Hamada.
Address: 1-9-1 Ōtemachi, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 100-0004
If you desire to be shut out from the outer world, visit Hoshinoya of Taketomijima. The remote island of Taketomijima can only be reached by ferry from another remote island of Okinawa, as there is no airport on this island. This allows the island to remain peaceful and untouched, allowing you to admire the preserved landscape of the traditional red villages and unchanging nature. Time flows at a different speed here, enjoy the island time as if you are living, by relaxing at the beaches and gazing at the incredible stars.
Address: Taketomi, Yaeyama District, Okinawa 907-1101
Located in the mountains is Hoshinoya Fuji, offering a luxurious glamping experience. 1/3 of the cabin is occupied by a terrace, having the astonishing view of Japan’s iconic symbol of Mt Fuji and the Kawaguchi Lake. The great scenery will amuse you at all seasons, from the freshly-born greenery to the colored leaves, and the white world of snow. There are many exciting outdoor activities offered. At the forest kitchen located outdoor, you will be able to participate in dinner making with the instruction of glamping master.
Address : 1408 Oishi, Fujikawaguchiko, Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi 401-0305
Being a famous city for all travelers in love with Japan, the city of Kyoto is always busy with many tourists. If you wish to be separated from the crowd, take the 15 minutes boat ride to reach Hoshinoya Kyoto to appreciate he undisturbed and peaceful atmosphere. Greeted by the breathtaking view of the Japanese garden, this hotel perfectly emerges with nature, allowing you to experience authentic Japan.
Address: 11-2 Arashiyama Genrokuzancho, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto 616-0007
Hoshinoya Okinawa just opened on July 1st of 2020, and is the latest Hoshinoya brand hotel in Japan. Separated from the other areas of where Okinawa’s resort hotels gather, it is located at Yomitan village surrounded by sugarcane fields. At the entrance, you will be greeted with tropical fruits and vivid flowers of the island. The ocean view rooms are all built to be on lower floors, in order for the guests to enjoy the everlasting horizon between the blue sky and the massive ocean. In each room, there is a big dining table with a compact kitchen attached, allowing you to live as you stay.
Address: 474 Gima, Yomitan, Nakagami District, Okinawa, 904-0327