Hoshino Resorts KAI
What is "KAI"?
A brand of luxury boutique hot spring ryokan managed by Hoshino Resorts. Through the baths, dining, and KAI
Activities (entertainment where you can enjoy the traditional crafts and culture), your wish for a unique
and exclusive Japan trip will come true. Experience the unparalleled hospitality of KAI ryokan for yourself.
Experience Spring in Japan with KAI
14 unique KAI ryokan spread across Japan
Hoshino Resorts KAI Tsugaru
Reopening after renovations in April 2019. A hot spring ryokan with over 800 years of history that
stands in the inner parlor of Hirosaki.
Overlook a quaint garden as you soak in a bath made from "ancient hinoki", cypress trees
over 2000 years old.
Enjoy a powerful Tsugaru shamisen performance in front of a mural of Tsugaru scenery.
Feast on kaiseki meals filled with the rich flavors of Aomori's coast.
Hoshino Resorts KAI Kawaji
A quiet getaway along the banks of a stream, with the sounds of a water mill in the air.
Enjoy the sounds of a bubbling stream as you soak amidst the four seasons of nature.
Try your hand at small rotary quern to grind soy beans and Yashu hemp paper making at the
Enjoy kaiseki meals bursting with fun and the high-class feel of Satoyama (homage to pastoral
Hoshino Resorts KAI Kinugawa
Standing in the middle of a forest, all rooms feature the area's traditional craft arts.
Soak in the famous spring waters as you gaze upon nature.
See a performance which showcases Mashiko-yaki ceramic instruments.
Enjoy seasonal offerings in delicious kaiseki course meals served in Mashiko-yaki pottery ware.
Hoshino Resorts KAI Nikko
Lake Chuzenji spreads out before you from the comfort of your room.
Indoor baths with hinoki cypress and open-air baths made from rocks; indulge in whatever suits
Nikko-geta (straw sandals) show where you can feel 400 years of history.
Enjoy special kaiseki course meals with yuba (tofu skin) on gorgeous Nikko-bori ware.
Hoshino Resorts KAI Hakone
A serene resort sitting at the entrance of Hakone in the embrace of nature.
Open-air bath with picturesque views.
Get a feel for Hakone's local craft at the Parquetry CHAYA.
Japanese kaiseki meals featuring the four seasons of Japan.
Hoshino Resorts KAI Sengokuhara
Newly opened in July 2018, this facility is designed to be an "atelier hot spring ryokan." You can
enjoy works of art created by artists-in-residence displayed in every signature room.
Turbid water drawn from Owakudani Valley is enriched with sulfuric acid and chloride from hot
spring mineral deposits.
Design and paint your own hand towels at nightly art classes in the Atelier Library.
Enjoy kaiseki cuisine symbolizing the concepts of KAI Sengokuhara.
Hoshino Resorts KAI Anjin
Located in an area famous for its connection to the British navigator William Adams (aka Miura Anjin,
the Blue-Eyed Samurai), KAI Anjin takes you back to the Age of Discovery
The ultimate open-air bath experience with spectacular ocean views.
Hear local lore about the first Western samurai who built ships at nearby Ito port.
Japanese-style kaiseki meals with a hint of British essence.
Hoshino Resorts KAI Ito
Reopened after renovations in December 2018. Baths in guest rooms are fed directly by Ito Onsen,
famous for its skin rejuvenating effects.
Features an open-air bath fed by a spring waterfall, as well as an outdoor pool open all year
Enjoy the camellia which blooms in the warm Ito climate, and try your hand at making camellia
Japanese kaiseki meals bursting with the flavors of Izu's ocean waters.
LAKE HAMANA (SHIZUOKA)
Hoshino Resorts KAI Enshu
Located in the area of the best green tea in all of Japan, all rooms have stunning views of Lake Hamana.
Enjoy two baths with the contrasting luxurious essences of cypress and hiba.
A tea party to enjoy the allure of tea is held daily.
Kaiseki meals featuring the famous char-grilled eel with sweet sauce.
Hoshino Resorts KAI Alps
This onsen ryokan is themed around the concept of a luxurious yet rustic experience in Shinshu. It is conveniently located for sightseeing along the Tateyama Kurobe alpine route.
Forest-enclosed open-air baths with spectacular views of the majestic Alps.
Enjoy light meals and alcohol around a fireplace at Sunken Hearth Bar.
Kaiseki meals with "yuki-nabe" recreating an image of the region's snow melting in spring.
Hoshino Resorts KAI Matsumoto
Architecture meets modern art in this beautifully traditional resort located in the Asama Onsen area.
Multi-feature hot spring baths spread out over two bath houses.
Experience Matsumoto, the capital of music, through a live concert.
For dinner, you can enjoy a special wine-based Sukiyaki dish inspired by Nagano Prefecture, famous
for its many wineries.
Hoshino Resorts KAI Kaga
High-class accommodation fusing traditional Kaga architecture with the modern, just 30 minutes from
A beautifying hot spring with 1300 years of history.
The traditional regional dance "Kaga Shishimai" is performed every night.
Eat extravagant Kaga cuisine using traditional "kutaniyaki" and "yamanaka-shikki" ware.
Hoshino Resorts KAI Izumo
Have your fill of Tamatsukuri Onsen, the "hot spring of the gods", at this ryokan with open-air baths
attached to every room.
Enjoy the hot spring water that smooths the skin like an all-natural lotion.
Watch staff performances of "Iwami Kagura," a traditional performance art of Shimane.
Feast on kaiseki meals featuring seasonal dishes such as snow crab.
Hoshino Resorts KAI Aso
Located within Aso-Kuju National Park, this luxurious ryokan has 12 villas with open-air hot spring
Become one with nature as you soak in the open-air baths on the terrace of every room.
Learn about Mt. Aso and its volcano at the “Caldera Bar” with a local drink.
Savor Kyushu-only flavors, sourced from the mountains and sea.
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