Japanese Spa Resorts
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The elegant design of the hotel and the perfect harmony between Japanese traditional culture and the modern design concept in this book present you both sensual and psychological appreciation of the affluent spa culture of Japan, the spa kingdom in the world. With more than fifty well-known and distinguished Japanese hotels included, the book gives detailed descriptions of the scales, facilities, and the design styles of the Japanese spa baths of each hotel in particular. From the interior design of the spacious and bright reception halls, the luxurious ocean-front guest rooms, and the cozy beauty and wellness salons to the exterior landscape design of Japanese gardens and the ideal location near the mountains or by a river, and especially the individualized recuperative spa baths, all demonstrate the work of the Japanese spa hotel master designers.
facilities in the submarine spa of Sun Hatoya Hotel, the chain hotel, enjoying the great pleasure in the spa and the underwater world just like the guests in Sun Hatoya Hotel. The five large spa pools with local natural hot spring are highly praised by spa experts for its appropriate water temperature for human body and the skin care. The guest can not only enjoy the spa bath, but also oversee the stunning scene of Ito in the guestrooms permeated with elegant atmosphere. It is really a very good
staying with the swimming fish silently. The experienced chef cooks Kaiseki Ryori food with abundant seasonal ingredients of Yamanashi. 246 - 247 2 1. The façade detail 2. The façade of the hotel 3. The fish pond next to the hall 4. The gentlmen’s open-air spa 3 4 5 6 5. The vestibule and the statue of Ikkyu san, greeting guests from across the world 6. The hall with the remarkable electrolier lamp in the shape of a gamp and the adjacent pond full of fancy carps 248 - 249 47 58 9 7.
room “Hanakomichi” has a high sense of privacy and provides a moment of elegance. The exquisite cuisine is made of seasonal ingredients. The cuisine contents and even the crockery are changed with seasons. 254 - 255 2 1. The entrance 2. The façade of the hotel, which re-opened after the renovation in 2002 3. The open-air spa “Rotemburo Gessho No Yu” 4. Spa “Afureide no Yu” with the onsen that continuously overflows from the bath tub, a proprietary onsen well-known for its very soft properties
14. The guest room named “Momoyamadai" with 16 tatami mats, western-style bed room, a dressing room, an indoor bath pool and an open-air spa 352 - 353 1 Seiransou Location: 679, Miyakami, Yugawara, Asigarasimogun, Kanagawa Prefecture, 259-0314, Japan Spa Name: Yugawara Onsen Quantity of Guest Room: 48 Quantity of Spa Bath: 5 Other Facilities: guest room with open-air spa, rentable spa Located in Yugawara, Asigarasimogun, which is only 90 minutes’ walk from Tokyo, Seiransou is an historic and
winter. Acidity defines the quality of hot springs here, and there are milky white salt elements with acidity in the water of “Bansui no Yu” and “Sansui no Yu”. This kind of element, blended with the alkalinity of human cells, can develop the effect of relieving fatigue and defusing the vivotoxin. The exlusive bath and the rock base bath are free. There are also irregularly scheduled culture exhibitions of each and every kind. 68 - 69 2 1. The night scene of the entrance 2. The exclusive