Accommodation

Experience Japan’s range of hotels

 

Japan Links Travel offer a wide range of accommodation in Japan, allowing you to find the holiday most suitable to your budget and preferred experiences along with encompassing all of what Japan has to offer.

Below is all you need to know about the range of accommodation we can offer.. Remember a holiday to Japan is not complete without a stay in an authentic and traditional Japanese accommodation.
Western style hotel

A selection of standard, superior and deluxe hotels are offered with our group tours and tailor-made holidays. Many of these hotels that are part of recognised hotel chains, boutique properties with their own individual character and comfortable smaller lodgings. These properties will have en-suites, western beds and have good links with public transport.

Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Tokyo Grand Prince Hotel, Hiroshima

Ryokan

Discover traditional hospitality with a stay in a Japanese Inn called a ryokan. You will learn about the traditional Japanese cultures including garden design, architecture and cooking. Many ryokans include a relaxing hot spring called an Onsen and at night you will get the chance to sleep on a futon. Modern beds are an option in some ryokans. Board basis can be taken as breakfast only or with dinner, with local cuisine served daily. To get the most from your experience during your stay at a ryokan we recommend including dinner with your first night’s stay.

Hidatei Hanaougi, Takyama Hakone Yumoto Fujiya Hotel

 

Minshuku

This is a guest home type lodging. Minshukus are family-run bed and breakfast farmhouses, with the rented rooms being part of the owners’ own home. They are often found in Kanazawa and Shirakawago to the north providing an ideal form of accommodation to get the true atmosphere from these picturesque locations. The guest rooms come with Tatami mat floors and a low table with a futon for your stay.

Shimizu Inn, Shirakawago Ikariya Machida Minshuku, Narai

 

Shukubo

A truly unique experience staying at a Buddhist temple, with Buddhist vegetarian cuisine for dinner and breakfast. Food is served in a Japanese-style dining room. In the morning you are free to attend Buddhist morning services, the Goma fire ritual, and meditation. Guests can also write Buddhist texts with a brush and ink on scrolls. Areas popular for temple stay including Nagano and Mount Koya.

Ekoin, Mt. Koya Zenkoji Fuchinobo, Nagano


Machiya

These traditional wooden townhouses are found throughout Japan and typified in the historical capital of Kyoto. These are ideal for couples and families looking for that traditional experience with additional home comforts.

Kyo-machiya Hotel Shikijuraku, Kyoto Machiya-inn, Kyoto

 

Capsule Hotel

Capsule Hotels are also known as pod hotels. It was first developed in Osaka, Japan in 1979. It is intended to provide basic accommodation at a low price.

Capsule Hotel, Shinjuku Book and Bed, Tokyo
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    Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa

    Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa
    A 5-minute walk from Shinagawa Station, the New Takanawa Prince sits majestically on the beautifully landscaped grounds of a 10-acre Japanese garden. It offers spacious rooms with a balcony. Also features 6 restaurants and free WiFi access.

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    Hotel Metropolitan Tokyo Ikebukuro

    Hotel Metropolitan Tokyo Ikebukuro
    Located in central Tokyo next to Ikebukuro Train Station, offering easy transport links. The hotel features a spa, 9 restaurants and free in-room wired internet. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.

    Hotel Villa Fontaine Roppongi

    Hotel Villa Fontaine Roppongi
    Offering direct access from Exit 2 of Roppongi Itchome Subway Station, Hotel Villa Fontaine Roppongi features contemporary rooms with free WiFi access. The en suite bathroom comes with a hairdryer and toothbrush sets.

    Shiba Park Hotel

    Shiba Park Hotel
    Just a 5-minute walk to two subway stations and the JR Hamamatsucho train station is a 10-minute walk away. The hotel offers 2 restaurants and a bar. The spacious rooms include a flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi is available at all areas.

    Shinjuku New City Hotel

    Shinjuku New City Hotel
    Featuring a sunny Japanese/Western restaurant, Shinjuku New City Hotel is a 5-minute drive from JR Shinjuku Train Station on the hotel’s free shuttle. Rooms offer free WiFi.

    The Prince Park Tower Tokyo 4

    The Prince Park Tower Tokyo 4
    Located in the heart of Tokyo very close to the city’s landmark Tokyo Tower and within easy reach of two different subway lines. The hotel has a basement bowling alley and 11 restaurants and bars. Free WiFi for all rooms.

    The Capitol Hotel Tokyu

    The Capitol Hotel Tokyu
    Capitol Hotel Tokyu boasts 3 gorgeous restaurants, a 14th-floor indoor pool, and direct access to 4 subway lines. Rooms are extraordinarily spacious for Tokyo, and have beautiful city views. Free Wi-Fi is available at the entire building.

    Tokyo Prince Hotel

    Tokyo Prince Hotel
    The Tokyo Prince Hotel sits comfortably amidst the stunning backdrop of Tokyo Tower. Located near four train/subway stations. The hotel offers 6 restaurants, including a traditional tea salon and a karaoke room. Free WiFi for all rooms.

    The Park Hotel

    Featuring stunning views of Tokyo and a convenient location, just steps from Shiodome Subway Station, Park Hotel Tokyo offers stylish accommodation with free WiFi. The front desk is on the 25th floor and rooms feature large picture windows.

    Palace Hotel Kakone

    Palace Hotel Kakone
    Boasting spectacular views of Mount Fuji and Lake Ashi, Palace Hotel Hakone is a luxurious highland property with spacious outdoor and indoor hot spring baths, as well as sauna. It also offers 2 restaurants, a café and a Karaoke & bar. Free WiFi is available.

    Yajikita no Yu

    Yajikita no Yu (Onsen Ryokan)
    Locate only a four minute walk from Hakoneyumoto Station. A traditional hotel offers spacious Japanese style rooms. Facilities include traditional spa and sauna.

    Yumoto Fujiya Hotel

    Yumoto Fujiya Hotel
    A Japanese-style resort hotel with a hot spring in Hakone-Yumoto, conveniently located just three minutes’ walk from the Station. Rooms include a flat-screen TV, free wired internet and a private bathroom. The hotel offers 4 dining options.

    Jiragonno Fuji No Yakata

    Jiragonno Fuji No Yakata (Onsen Ryokan)
    The resort hotel is situated in the Aokigahara Ocean of Trees spreading to the foot of Mt. Fuji. It is about 20km from the Lake Kawaguch. It offers onsen bath spa, Jacuzzi, hot spring water and restaurant.

    Issa no komichi Biyu no Yado

    Issa no komichi Biyu no Yado (Onsen Ryokan)
    Ryokan Biyunoyado offers public indoor/outdoor hot-spring baths and colorful Japanese Yukata robes for all guests. Guests can request relaxing massages or reserve private hot-spring baths for an extra cost. Karaoke rooms and a souvenir shop are available. Free WiFi accsess.

    Hotel Metropolitan Nagano

    Hotel Metropolitan Nagano
    Hotel Metropolitan Nagano features elegantly decorated rooms and a wide range of dining options, including a Japanese restaurant, a Chinese restaurant and a café. The hotel is conveniently located right next to the JR Nagano Train Station.

    Zenko-ji Fuchinobo

    Zenko-ji Fuchinobo
    When you enter the precincts of Zenkoji Temple, the second building is Fuchinobo. It’s a guesthouse at the temple. So well-equipped that it doesn’t seem like a guesthouse at a temple. We will guide you when you offer prayers at Zenkoji Temple.

    Matsumoto Hotel  Kagetsu

    Matsumoto Hotel Kagetsu
    Hotel Kagetsu offers both Western and Japanese-style rooms with classic furnishings in central Matsumoto. Providing 24-hour reception, it features a public bath with hot tub, free-use bicycles and free WiFi.

    Matsumoto Tokyu REI Hotel

    Matsumoto Tokyu REI Hotel
    Matsumoto Tokyu REI is just a 3 minute walk from JR Matsumoto Station and Just a 15-minute walk to Matsumoto Castle. It offers modern rooms with a flat-screen TV and an attached bathroom. Offering free WiFi in public area, the hotel features a massage service and a Japanese restaurant.

    Myojinkan, Matsumoto

    Myojinkan (Onsen Ryokan)
    Located in the Tobira hot-spring area, Myojinkan features spacious indoor/outdoor public hot-spring baths and refreshing massages. The spacious Japanese-style rooms come with large windows and a carpeted seating area. Bicycle rentals are available. (* No internet access available)

    Takayama Hida Hotel Plaza

    Hida Hotel Plaza
    Just a 5-minute walk from Takayama Station, Hida Hotel Plaza boasts a rooftop spa with mountain views, a heated swimming pool and 7 dining options. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.

    Associa Takayama

    Hotel Associa Takayama Resort
    Located in the Japanese Alps, Hotel Associa Takayama Resort offers hot spring baths and rooms with mountain views and free Wi-Fi. The hotel features a sauna, massages and tennis courts. A 10 minutes free shuttle bus ride from Takayama Station, services provided by the hotel.

    Minshuku Iwatakan Takayama

    Minshuku Iwatakan
    Offering indoor and open-air hot-spring baths, free Wi-Fi throughout and a Japanese-style breakfast and dinner, Minshuku Iwatakan is about 8 minutes from JR Takayama Train Station on the free shuttle.

    Takayama Ouan

    Takayama Ouan
    JAPANESE ONLY Features traditional Japanese designs and woven-straw flooring. It offers a rooftop open-air natural hot-spring bath. Rooms feature tatami-mat flooring and Western beds. En suite bathrooms come with a shower and amenities.

    Shin-Hotaka

    Shin-Hotaka, Okuhida, Gifu
    Located in Okuhida Onsen Village among the Japanese Alps, Hodakaso Yamano Hotel features 7 public hot-spring baths, including one of the largest outdoor baths in the area, and a fireplace lounge. Rooms offer beautiful mountain views and a private bathroom.

    Koemon Shirakawago

    Koemon
    This Gassho-Zukuri minshuku was built during the Edo Period (1603-1868) and is perfect for guests looking to experience Japan in a very traditional way. It has 5 Japanese-style guest rooms without their own private baths or toilets, and there is a family bath.

    ANA Crowne Plaza 2

    ANA Crowne Plaza Kanazawa
    Located in front of JR Kanazawa Station, ANA Crowne Plaza Kanazawa offers rooms with free internet and free video on demand. It features 4 restaurants, a concierge and bicycle rentals.

    Garden Hotel kanazawa

    Garden Hotel Kanazawa
    Situated in front of JR Kanazawa Station, Garden Hotel Kanazawa offers comfortable accommodation in a convenient location. Rooms feature an en suite bathroom and free Wi-Fi internet access

    Kanazawa Miyako Hotel

    Kanazawa Miyako Hotel
    Kanazawa Miyako Hotel is directly connected to JR Kanazawa Station. It offers spacious, modern accommodation with 3 dining options, a shopping arcade and rooms with free internet. A convenience store is located on the 1st floor.

    Entaiji-so

    Entaijiso (Onsen Ryokan)
    Entajiso offers indoor/outdoor public hot-spring baths and traditional multi-course meals. Free Wi-Fi is available in the public areas and guests stay in Japanese-style rooms. A free shuttle is available from Unazuki Onsen Train Station, which is also a 5-minute walk away.

    Shirasagiyu Tawaraya

    Shirasagiyu Tawaraya (Onsen Ryokan)
    Founded 800 years ago, Shirasagiyu Tawaraya is a ryokan run by the same family for 35 generations. It is facing Kakusenkei Canyon, one of the most beautiful gorges in Japan. Superb views from the lobby, hot springs and all guest rooms.

    Hotel Gimmond Kyoto

    Hotel Gimmond Kyoto
    Only a 2-minute walk from Karasuma Oike Subway Station’s exit, Hotel Gimmond Kyoto offers non-smoking rooms with free Wi-Fi in Kyoto’s city centre. The hotel features stylish Japanese and Italian restaurants.

    Karasuma Kyoto Hotel

    Karasuma Kyoto Hotel
    Located near traditional houses and temples, this hotel offers easy access to transport links. It features a restaurant, a bar and rooms with free WiFi. A Starbucks is just off the lobby.

    Hotel Ibis Styles Kyoto

    Kyoto Ibis Style
    Ibis Styles Kyoto Station is a 3-star hotel located in the center of Kyoto. The comfortable hotel, built in 2013, is renowned for its traditional architecture. This hotel is located in a market area and 1.6km from Tofukuji Temple, Ryozen Kannon and Nijo Castle. Markets and restaurants are close by.

    Kyoto Hotel Okura lobby

    Kyoto Hotel Okura
    Known for its superb service, Kyoto Hotel Okura features a grand lobby, 6 restaurants, an indoor pool (surcharge) and a shopping arcade. Connected to Shiyakusho-mae Subway Station and easy reach of the Kyoto Imperial Palace and Nijo Castle.

    Kyoto Tokyu Hotel room

    Kyoto Tokyu Hotel
    The hotel is located within 1km from JR Kyoto Station and it is surrounded in historic neighbours. It features 3 restaurants, a bar, and a fitness gym and spa. The modern rooms have Tempur comfort pillows and a satellite LCD TV. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.

    Hiiragiya Ryokan

    Hiiragiya Ryokan
    Hiiragiya was established in 1818, and has gained a reputation as one of the most beloved of Japan’s traditional inns, or Ryokan. Under the ownership of the same family for six generation. Each of the twenty-eight rooms at Hiiragiya was uniquely designed with its own special motif. Some rooms feature lacquered bathrooms, while others are of marble or tile.

    Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto

    Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto
    Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto is a 3-minute walk from Exit 5 of Shijo Subway Station, in the heart of Kyoto. This luxury hotel offers a beauty salon, 5 dining options and property-wide free Wi-Fi service.

    New Miyako Kyoto

    New Miyako Hotel
    Right in front of Kyoto Station, New Miyako Hotel features air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi. The hotel offers a beauty salon, a convenience shop and 6 dining options.

    Nishiyama Ryokan

    Nishiyama Ryokan
    Offering 30 guest rooms and located in the heart of Kyoto. Much effort was put into the design and layout of each room to make your stay comfortable and of one to remember. From authentic Japanese style rooms, to spacious western style family rooms.

    Kyoto Machiya type hotel

    Kyomachiya Hotel, Shiki Juraku 

    Shiki Juraku is located in a quiet residential area to the western side of Kyoto Imperial Palace.  Offering some truly unique accommodation, the ten Machiya traditional wooden townhouses have a history of almost 100 years.  Each townhouse is slightly different and offers spacious accommodation, ideal for families, accommodating up to 2 or 4 people.  Some units have a mini kitchen and/or sitting area.  A very unique and special experience in historic Kyoto.

    Cross Hotel, Osaka

    Cross Hotel Osaka
    Recommended by the Michelin Guide, Cross Hotel Osaka is just a 5-minute walk from the Dotonbori area and JR Namba Train Station. The stylish rooms include free WiFi, a complimentary bottle of water and private bathrooms

    Hotel Granvia Osaka

    Hotel Granvia Osaka
    Hotel Granvia Osaka is located directly above JR Osaka Train Station. It offers 2 lounges, a café, bar and 5 restaurants including a teppan-yaki grill. Easy transport links and free Wi-Fi access.

    New Hankyu Osaka

    New Hankyu Osaka
    Connected to Umeda Station, Hotel New Hankyu Osaka lies in downtown area Umeda in the heart of Osaka. It boasts 19 dining options and offers rooms with free WiFi.

    Eko-in, Shukubo

    Eko-in (Shukubo; *stay in temple)
    Built almost 1,200 years ago, Shukubo Koya-san Eko-in offers Japanese-style accommodation, a beautiful garden and free WiFi. Guests are free to attend Buddhist morning services, the Goma fire ritual and meditation.

    Fukuchiin, Shukubo

    Fukuchiin (Onsen Shukubo;* stay in temple)
    Located at the heart of Mount Koya, Koyasan Onsen Fukuchiin Shukubo offers Japanese-style accommodations in a historical Buddhist temple. Guests can refresh in the public hot-spring baths, experience Shakyo Sutra transcriptions or attend Buddhist morning services.

    Court Hotel Kurashiki

    Court Hotel Kurashiki
    Court Hotel Kurashiki is a 5-minute walk from the famous Bikan Historical Quarter and a 10-minute walk from JR Kurashiki Train Station. It offers modern accommodation with a restaurant and free WiFi in the lobby.

    Grand Prince Hotel Hiroshima

    Grand Prince Hotel Hiroshima
    Overlooking the Seto Inland Sea, this urban resort hotel is located a 15-minute drive from central Hiroshima. The hotel offers 5 dining options, a seasonal outdoor pool and hot spring baths. The hotel is featured in Michelin Green Guide Japan 2013.

    Toyoko Inn Hiroshima Heiwa  Odori

    Toyoko Inn Hiroshima Heiwa-Odori
    The hotel is a 5-minute drive from the Atomic Bomb Dome, and a less than 10-minute drive from both Hiroshima Castle and Hiroshima Station. Hotel transfer is available from Hiroshima Station. Free WiFi.

    Hotel New Hiroden

    Hotel New Hiroden
    Located 3 minutes to the West of JR Hiroshima Station South Exit and a 15-minute walk from the Hiroshima Castle, the hotel stands out elegantly beside the banks of Kyobashi River. It features 3 dining options, massage services and rooms with free Wi-Fi.