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HOSHINOYA Karuizawa: A Must-Stay Hotel in Karuizawa

This video, titled "HOSHINOYA Karuizawa: Our Guiding Principles" (星のや 軽井沢【コンセプト紹介】), produced by Jin Takano, introduces HOSHINOYA Karuizawa, a hotel in Karuizawa, Nagano.

HOSHINOYA Karuizawa offers a precious opportunity to experience traditional Japanese culture while enjoying a luxurious time.
The hotel is a popular destination for sightseeing as well as resort weddings.

The hotel is easily accessible from Karuizawa Station and parking is also available.
Indulge in the supreme luxury of HOSHINOYA.
If you are planning a sightseeing trip to Karuizawa or looking to stay at an onsen ryokan (Japanese hot spring inn), we recommend booking the longed-for HOSHINOYA Karuizawa.

The video starts off with the words "Through the adoption of Western culture, Japan has been able to modernize. What kind of scenery might we have seen had Japan had stayed true to what made it unique? Perhaps an entirely different Japan."
Enjoy the traditional beauty of Japan, which has been well received by travelers on review and comparison sites, at HOSHINOYA Karuizawa.

A Splendid Stay Surrounded by Nature

HOSHINOYA Karuizawa itself is a magnificent resort town complete with a spacious pond and a wooded walkway where you can relax and enjoy the natural flowers.
On the way to the park, there are many places of interest, such as teahouses and terraced rice fields, that offer visitors a chance to relax and unwind.
You can also enjoy nature watching tours offered at Karuizawa National Wild Bird Sanctuary Forest near HOSHINOYA.
The video offers you a glimpse at the natural scenery that can be enjoyed at the hotel.

Information on Facilities: Three Different Room Types

Hotel HOSHINOYA Karuizawa's Japanese-style room, "Valley Village," is built around a vast waterfront area where guests can relax and enjoy the natural scenery of the four seasons.
The most extravagant pavilion "Mizunami" is a wonderful room where you can spend time listening to the sound of flowing water and feeling the beauty of nature from the terrace.
Other rooms include "Yamaroji" which has a Japanese-style hinoki bath, and "Niwaroji," which offers a tranquil Japanese garden view. Feel free to choose which one suits your taste.
The hotel offers a wide range of amenities that will make your stay unforgettable.

Fine Dining and Relaxing Baths

The open-air baths, a distinctive feature of luxury ryokan, are one of the attractions of HOSHINOYA Karuizawa.
There are two facilities at Hoshinoya Karuizawa: Tombo no Yu and the Meditation Bath. There are also in-room baths as well.
You can see the onsen at 2:05 in the video. You can also see the seasonally available "apple bath" in the video. The fragrant aroma of apples helps you feel at ease.

After bathing in the large bathhouse, change into a yukata and enjoy a delicious Japanese meal.
Now it is time to enjoy Japanese dinner.
The restaurant "Japanese Cuisine Kisuke" at HOSHINOYA Karuizawa serves Japanese cuisine that uses local ingredients for both breakfast and dinner.
You can see the cuisine at 1:45 in the video.

Summary of HOSHINOYA Karuizawa

As you can see in the video, Hoshinoya Karuizawa is a hotel where you can spend time relaxing in harmony with nature.
The sound of the water in the Japanese garden, the sound of the hot spring, and the natural breeze provide the perfect background music for this video as well, giving it a sense of luxury.

Enjoy visiting Shiraito Falls, Mt. Asama, Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza, and Old Karuizawa Ginza Shopping Street in the area.

Enjoy the natural beauty of Japan, hospitality, and leisurely sightseeing at HOSHINOYA Karuizawa, as well as exquisite meals and relaxing baths.

◆Information on HOSHINOYA Karuizawa Hotel◆
【Address】2148 Nagakura, Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano, 389-0111
【Access】15 minutes by taxi or shuttle bus from Karuizawa Station of JR East Shinano Railway

【Official Website】HOSHINOYA Karuizawa Hotel


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Last Updated : Nov. 1, 2020
坂崎 なお(Nao Sakazaki)
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HOSHINOYA Karuizawa: An Exquisite Hotel in Nagano Prefecture That Showcases the Natural Landscape of Japan. Get a Taste of Luxury at One of Japan's Most Popular Resorts!
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