Hoshinoya Karuizawa

Hoshinoya Karuizawa is a traditional Japanese inn located in a district in the Nagano Prefecture called Kitasaku.

The ryokan is surrounded by nature and has clean air and continues to operate for its guests up to the present. Due to the Coronavirus, guests who intend to travel are encouraged to take precautionary measures for their safety.

With its location amid nature, Hoshinoya Karuizawa has made its facilities harmonize with its environment. Its rooms are based on traditional Japanese design that gives a refreshing view and feeling.

The inn has a total of 77 rooms, which cost about 50,000 to 100,000 JPY per night, including large windows for guests to view the scenery while being comfortable in their rooms. Its living rooms also feature the traditional low tables, enhancing the space and wideness.
The inn has varied dining options it can offer its guests - their main restaurant which offers the traditional kaiseki multi-course meal with dishes based on the seasons, the Bleston Court which serves French-inspired cuisine, the Shomin Shokudo, and the Harunire Terrace with their specialties in noodles and pizza.
Activities that can be done in Hoshinoya are strolls and horse riding. Its area is welcome for people who simply want to breathe in their lungs and do some morning stretches and exercises. If being active is not one’s cup of tea, readers are welcome in the library where they can expand their learning and imagination.
The spring waters offer a calm and relaxing experience for the relaxation of the travelers. The water is known for rejuvenation and skin benefits. Guests are also encouraged to try the on-site spa for complete and soothing rest.
Locations like the Shopping Plaza, the catholic church, and the Shaw Memorial Chapel are near the inn.
Hoshinoya Karuizawa is accessible by train coming from Tokyo Station and Nagano Station.

Is this place ryokan only or ryokan with an onsen? Onsen Ryokan

Does this ryokan have private onsen (hot spring)? Yes

Is there a communal shared public bath? Yes

Price range (yen) 50,000-100,000