5.0 star property
Mountain lodge in Karuizawa with spa and restaurant

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Hot springs/mineral springs, hot stone massages, 4 treatment rooms
Front of property – evening/night
Living room
Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk

Overview of HOSHINOYA Karuizawa

9.0 out of 10 Superb
9.0/10 Superb

Property highlights

  • Onsen
  • Spa
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Air conditioning
Hoshino, Karuizawa, Nagano, 389-0194
Main amenities
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Full-service spa
  • Hot springs
  • Breakfast available
  • Free area shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Babysitting
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
Feel at home
  • Children stay free
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Fridge
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bath and shower
  • Garden

Room options

Yamaroji (Mountain Side King) 

  • 39 sq m
  • Mountain view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Niwaroji (Junior Villa Grand) 

  • 66 sq m
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 Large Single Beds

Yamaroji (Mountain Side)

  • 67 sq m
  • Mountain view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 Large Single Beds

Mizunami (Water side) 

  • 57 sq m
  • Lake view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 Large Single Beds

Niwaroji (Junior Villa Maisonette) 

  • 78 sq m
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Large Single Beds and 1 Large Single Sofa Bed

Yamaroji (Mountain view) 

  • 44 sq m
  • Mountain view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Large Single Beds

Mizunami (Water Side King) 

  • 48 sq m
  • Lake view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

About this area

Getting around

  • Tokyo (NRT-Narita Intl.) - 108.2 miles/174.2 km
  • Karuizawa Station - 10 min drive
  • Sakudaira Station - 25 min drive
  • Yokokawa station - 31 min drive
  • Free local area shuttle


  • The Cowboy House - 5 min walk
  • せきれい橋川上庵 - 4 min walk
  • レストラン ノーワンズレシピ - 11 min walk
  • 丸山珈琲 ハルニレテラス店 - 4 min walk
  • かぎもとや 中軽井沢本店 - 16 min walk

About this property


HOSHINOYA Karuizawa puts you 3.3 mi (5.3 km) from Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza and 4.1 mi (6.6 km) from Karuizawa Prince Hotel Ski Resort. Guests can be pampered with hot stone massages at the spa and grab a bite to eat at the coffee shop/cafe. This luxurious lodge also features a bar/lounge, a terrace and a garden.


Chinese (Mandarin), English, Japanese, Korean

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 77 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3 PM until midnight
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Children (3 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding
  • Babysitting*
  • Supervised childcare*


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site


  • Free area shuttle

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7 AM–noon
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • 24-hour room service

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)
  • Free local shuttle
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)

What to do

  • Hot springs
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Ski runs nearby


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Full-service spa
  • Massage/treatment rooms


  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • Balcony or patio
  • Heated floors

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bath and shower
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Free bottled water


  • Limited housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Guests can pamper themselves with a trip to the on-site spa, which has 4 treatment rooms. Services include hot stone massages and massages. The spa is open daily.

Public bath/onsen services include an indoor mineral hot spring (onsen). This service features separate men's and women's areas. There are hot springs on site.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A bathing tax, collected at the property, may be charged. The bathing tax applies to properties with hot springs and ranges from JPY 150-500 per person, per night based on local regulations. Please note that further exemptions may apply.

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately JPY 3500 per person

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 26 November 2024 to 28 November 2024 (dates subject to change).
This property will be closed from 14 January 2025 to 27 January 2025 for renovations and will resume operation once the renovation is complete (completion date subject to change).

Children & extra beds

  • Supervised childcare is available for an extra charge
  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Reservations are required for massage services and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.


The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare requires all international visitors to submit their passport number and nationality when registering at any lodging facility (inns, hotels, motels etc). Additionally, lodging proprietors are required to photocopy passports for all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file.
This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

HOSHINOYA Karuizawa Hotel
HOSHINOYA Karuizawa Lodge
HOSHINOYA Karuizawa Lodge
HOSHINOYA Karuizawa Karuizawa
HOSHINOYA Karuizawa Lodge Karuizawa

Frequently asked questions

Is HOSHINOYA Karuizawa currently open?
This property is closed from 26 November 2024 to 28 November 2024 (dates subject to change).
Are pets allowed at HOSHINOYA Karuizawa?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at HOSHINOYA Karuizawa?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at HOSHINOYA Karuizawa?
You can check in from 3 PM - midnight. Check-out time is noon.
What is there to do at HOSHINOYA Karuizawa and nearby?
Have fun with nearby winter activities such as skiing. Additional recreation on-site includes hot springs. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy other amenities such as a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near HOSHINOYA Karuizawa?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant.
Does HOSHINOYA Karuizawa have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony or patio.
What's the area around HOSHINOYA Karuizawa like?
HOSHINOYA Karuizawa is located on the boardwalk, a short 3-minute walk from Harnile Terrace and 9 minutes' walk from Hoshino Onsen Hot Spring.







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10/10 Exceptional

Gorgeous property, excellent service
Cristiane, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

We stayed in a beautiful secluded mountain view room with overhanging trees offering the perfect amount of privacy for our patio. Our room exuded such a calm & peaceful vibe & feel of a zen garden from the faint smell of calming incense
William, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Excellent, beautiful and stunning hotel. A truly magical place.
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10/10 Exceptional

Very nice hotel with excellent food. The room is clean and with good view.
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10/10 Exceptional

Mary Y, 2-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

David, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Attentive and obliging staff, beautiful scenery and comfortable rooms
YS, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Amazing resort in the most beautiful surroundings. Everything here is perfection. We had a truly special time.
Anni, 2-night family trip
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6/10 Good

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10/10 Exceptional

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