Here you can explore the accommodation and hotels we use on our tours in Japan, one of the three countries starting with J according to Countryaah. You can also view photos of the accommodations. Hover over the small image to enlarge the image.
RYOKAN TONOSAWA ICHINOYU HONKAN
Tonosawa Ichinoyu Honkan is an old ryokan founded in 1630, located in Hakone on the banks of the Hayakawa River.
Tonosawa Ichinoyu Honkan has a total of 22 rooms. Rooms are decorated in a traditional style with tatami mats, which are classic carpets made from Japanese rice straw. A special feature of tatami mats is that they have a cooling effect in summer and a warming effect in winter. The rooms are also decorated with traditional Japanese sliding doors, or shojis, made of rice paper stretched on a wooden frame. Rice paper is thin, so it lets in light into the room. However, the paper is not visible through, so privacy is protected.
A good night’s sleep is guaranteed by a classic futon bed. Rooms also have Wi-Fi access, air conditioning, a fridge, TV, private bathroom and a low side table kettle for making a cup of green matcha tea.
In this ryokan, the Onsen spas are separate for men and women. Extras include a dining room and a souvenir shop selling local produce. Breakfast and dinner are included in the accommodation, and both meals are served in the dining room.
In the morning or evening, you can wear a traditional yukata kimono and visit the spa, where you can enjoy a variety of massages and facials.
HOTEL NEW HIRODEN
The 3-star Hotel New Hiroden is located right in the center of Hiroshima, about a 5-minute walk from Hiroshima Central Station. Hiroshima Castle is about a 15-minute walk away, as is Hiroshima Peace Park. The hotel has 15 floors and about 250 rooms with air conditioning / heating, mini fridge, kettle and flat-screen TV with pay-per-view channels. The bathroom has a toilet, sink, bath with shower, hairdryer and toiletries. Rooms have free WiFi. The hotel offers massage services (at an additional cost) and has 3 restaurants.
The 3-star Resol Trinity is just a few minutes ’walk from Kanazawa’s famous Omicho Market and right next to Nagamach’s Samurai Quarter. In short, the location is perfect.
The hotel has 123 rooms decorated in a contemporary and elegant style. Rooms come with a fridge, TV, air conditioning and electric kettle. The bathroom has a toilet, sink, bath with shower, hairdryer and toiletries.
The hotel offers free WiFi and a laundry service. The hotel also has an Italian restaurant.
RYOKAN TOKIWA BEKKAN
This stunning Ryokan is just a 15-minute walk from Kinosaki Onsen’s famous Onsen Spas.
Tokiwa Bekkan has a total of 23 rooms with beautiful views of lush and well-kept Japanese gardens. Rooms are decorated in a traditional Japanese style with tatami mats, Shoji sliding doors and low side tables. Natural colors and simple elements create a calm and warm atmosphere. Rooms also have traditional comfortable futon beds, a TV, fridge, yukata kimonos and a private bathroom with toiletries and a hairdryer.
Facilities include separate onsen for men and women, a library and a souvenir shop.
A traditional Japanese breakfast is served in the room.
RYOKAN CONGO SANMAI-IN
How many can say they stayed overnight at a temple complex that goes back more than 800 years? Soon you can. Congo Sanmai-in serves as both a temple and a ryokan.
Rooms are decorated with beautiful Japanese tatami mats, dark brown tables, shōji windows and futon beds. In addition, the rooms have air conditioning, WiFi, TV, safe and toilet. The shared bathroom is in the hallway.
Just outside the room is a beautiful Japanese garden with beautiful alpine roses, Japanese maples and bonsai trees growing around the little ponds.
In the morning, you can choose to attend the monks ’morning prayer, followed by a Buddhist vegetarian breakfast.
CITADINES KYOTO KARASUMA GOJO
The 3-star Citadines Kyoto Karasuma-Gojo is centrally located between Kyoto Central Station and the Gion Geisha Quarter, about a 10-minute walk from the station and a 15-minute walk from the Gion area. The hotel has 124 rooms.
In-room kitchenettes feature microwaves, refrigerators, kettles, stovetops, and cooking facilities. Rooms are cleaned daily. Rooms also have air conditioning / heating, a flat-screen TV and a work desk.
The bathroom has a toilet, sink, bath with shower, hairdryer and toiletries. The hotel has free WiFi.
HOTEL VISTA PREMIO KYOTO
The 3-star Hotel Vista Premio Kyoto is a 5-minute walk from Kamo River and a 10-minute walk from Gion Geisha. There are many shops and restaurants near the hotel. For example, the famous Nishiki Market is just around the corner. On the streets you can see many dressed in traditional kimonos. The hotel has six floors and more than 80 rooms. Rooms are decorated in a contemporary style with a touch of traditional Japanese style. Rooms are equipped with air conditioning, a fridge and a flat-screen TV with pay-per-view and pay-per-view channels. The bathroom has a toilet, sink, bath with shower, hairdryer and toiletries. The hotel has 2 restaurants and free Wi-Fi in public areas.
THE B KYOTO SHIJO
Reflecting the beauty and tranquility of Kyoto, The B Kyoto Shijo opened its doors on September 1, 2018.
The famous Nishiki Market and the popular shopping street Teramachi-dori, as well as Shijo, Shijo-Omiya, Karasuma and Omiya Stations, are within walking distance of the hotel.
The hotel has 146 rooms decorated in a simple and modern style, all with a work desk, free WiFi, air conditioning, a fridge, tea and coffee making facilities and a hairdryer and toiletries.
Breakfast is served in the hotel restaurant at. 7-10.
VESSEL HOTEL CAMPANA KYOTO GOJO
The 3-star Vessel Hotel Campana Kyoto Gojo is located in central Kyoto, near the Kamo River between JR Train Station and Gion Geisha. There are many shops and restaurants near the hotel. The hotel has about 235 rooms with air conditioning, flat screen TV, desk, refrigerator and kettle. The bathroom has a toilet, sink, bath with shower, hairdryer and toiletries.
The hotel has its own Onsen, sauna and restaurant, as well as bicycle rental. Massage services are paid for separately.