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Overview of HOSHINOYA Karuizawa


5.0 star property

9.2/10 Wonderful

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
Hoshino, Karuizawa, Nagano, 389-0194

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationHoshino Onsen Hot Spring9 min walk
  • Popular LocationKaruizawa Church9 min walk
  • Popular LocationKaruizawa Stone Church5 min drive

Room options

About this area


Located in Karuizawa, HOSHINOYA Karuizawa is in the mountains and on a river. Sezon Museum of Modern Art and Karuizawa Museum of History and Folklore are cultural highlights, and some of the area's attractions include Yukawa Furusato Park and Karuizawamachi Botanical Garden. Travelling with kids? Consider Kozensui and Karuizawa Lake Garden. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including skiing, ski runs and ski lifts.

What's nearby

  • Harnile Terrace - 3 min walk
  • Hoshino Onsen Hot Spring - 9 min walk
  • Karuizawa Church - 9 min walk
  • Karuizawa Wild Bird Sanctuary - 12 min walk
  • Karuizawa Stone Church - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • Karuizawa Station - 12 min drive
  • Tokyo (NRT-Narita Intl.) - 166 min drive


  • Sawamura - 3 min walk
  • Cowboy steak - 5 min walk
  • Sonmin Shokudō - 8 min walk
  • Estella - 14 min walk
  • 森q - 3 min drive

About this property


5-star luxury lodge by the river
Consider a stay at HOSHINOYA Karuizawa and take advantage of an indoor mineral hot spring (onsen), a terrace and a cafe. Treat yourself to a massage or other spa services. Free in-room WiFi is available to all guests, along with a garden and a library.
You'll also enjoy the following perks during your stay:
  • Free self-parking
  • Full breakfast (surcharge), a free area shuttle and hot springs on site
  • An area shuttle, concierge services and free newspapers
  • Guest reviews say great things about the helpful staff
Room features
All 77 rooms feature comforts, such as 24-hour room service and premium bedding, as well as thoughtful touches, such as heated floors and air conditioning.
Extra conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with separate baths/showers and bidets
  • Balconies or patios, wardrobes/cupboards and heated floors


Chinese (Mandarin), English, Japanese, Korean

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Free local area shuttle

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–noon: JPY 3500 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Full-service spa
  • Hot springs

Family friendly

  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Free area shuttle
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)


  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Housekeeping (limited)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Business services

  • A meeting room


  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • 4 treatment rooms
  • Hot springs/mineral springs
  • Indoor mineral hot springs (onsen)
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Outdoor mineral hot springs (onsen)
  • Separate men/women areas in public bath
  • Spa open daily


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • Lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Premium bedding


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

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar
  • Fridge

Outdoor space

  • Balcony or patio


  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Heated floors
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers

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Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Children up to the age of 3 years can stay for free if using existing beds when occupying the parent or guardian's room
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types at the property

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • 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.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

  • Fee for full breakfast: JPY 3500 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
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
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

HOSHINOYA Karuizawa Lodge
Hoshinoya Karuizawa Hotel Karuizawa-Machi
HOSHINOYA Karuizawa Lodge
HOSHINOYA Karuizawa Karuizawa
HOSHINOYA Karuizawa Lodge Karuizawa

Frequently asked questions

Is HOSHINOYA Karuizawa pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much is parking at HOSHINOYA Karuizawa?

Self-parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at HOSHINOYA Karuizawa?

Check-in is from 3 PM - midnight.

What time is check-out at HOSHINOYA Karuizawa?

Checkout is at noon.

Where is HOSHINOYA Karuizawa located?

This family-friendly Karuizawa lodge is located on the boardwalk, just steps away from Harnile Terrace and Karuizawa Church. Karuizawa Wild Bird Sanctuary and Hoshino Onsen Hot Spring are also within 15 minutes.




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10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
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
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021

10/10 Excellent

Verified traveller

Travelled with family, Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent, beautiful and stunning hotel. A truly magical place.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

10/10 Excellent

Verified traveller

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very nice hotel with excellent food. The room is clean and with good view.
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

10/10 Excellent

Mary Y

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

8/10 Good


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

10/10 Excellent

YS, Singapore

Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Attentive and obliging staff, beautiful scenery and comfortable rooms
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

10/10 Excellent

Anni, London

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Amazing resort in the most beautiful surroundings. Everything here is perfection. We had a truly special time.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019

6/10 Okay

Verified traveller

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019

10/10 Excellent

Verified traveller

Stayed 4 nights in Jun 2019

10/10 Excellent

Verified traveller

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2019