The Prince Villa Karuizawa

We decided to book two nights at The Prince Villa Karuizawa at the recommendation of a friend.  Just 75min on the bullet train from Tokyo Station to Karuizawa Station followed by a 5minute journey on the shuttle bus, we were amazed at how we could be in a completely different world in just over an…

Kyukaruizawa Kikyo, Curio Collection by Hilton

This is my cup of tea.  The resort hotel opened in April 2018.  If you are looking for luxury boutique modern hotels in Karuizawa, I would highly recommend Kyukaruizawa Kikyo, Curio Collection by Hilton.  The hotel is one of the best in Karuizawa.  To be frank, it would be the best in Hilton brand hotels…

Mampei Hotel

This is one of the best classic hotels in Japan.  If you love classic hotels, you should stay at Mampei Hotel.  The property is very much Karuizawa.  This is a landmark of this town.  Perhaps, if you are keen on the antique interior, furniture, and architecture, etc., it’s well worth a visit.   Facilities tend to…

Le Grand Karuizawa Hotel and Resort

This is like a small lovely village.  The resort is brand new, opened in July 2018.  If you are looking for luxury classic resort hotels with hot springs in Karuizawa, I really think you should stay at Le Grand Karuizawa Hotel and Resort.  Perhaps, if you are looking for venues with magnificent views for special…

Karuizawa Marriott Hotel

If you are looking for luxury modern rooms with private hot springs in Karuizawa, you should stay at Karuizawa Marriott Hotel.  Actually it would be very hard to find rooms with private hot springs in Karuizawa.  You can absolutely relax while soaking in an outdoor private one.  On the other hand, if you are looking…

Hotel Harvest Kyukaruizawa

This is like a holiday home.   If you are looking for cozy modern resort hotels in Karuizawa, I would highly recommend Hotel Harvest Kyukaruizawa.  On top of that, the resort has great value for money.  Also, the location would be perfect, a 10min walk from Karuizawa Station.  A free shuttle service is available.  You need…

The Prince Karuizawa Hotel

This is my cup of tea.  The Prince Karuizawa Hotel would be one of the best in Prince brand hotels in Japan.  There are some Prince brand hotels in Karuizawa, but I would highly recommend this property or The Price Hotel Villa.  Overall, facilities tend to worn-out, but relaxed, cozy, and well-maintained.  The housekeeping is…