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Friendliness in a Rural Town

KAI AlpsKoushinetsu / Nagano

KAI Alps
Spending Time in Contemplation and Reflecting on the PastHoshino Resorts KAI Alps
Japan has the Alps, which consists of three mountain ranges. The Alps are also known as Japan's roof, and if you stand atop the peak and gaze around, you'll see a panorama comparable to that of the European Alps. At the foot of the Northern Alps, Kai Alps features a courtyard with flowing streams and a fire pit where guests can enjoy beverages, creating an atmosphere of pleasant rural life. There is artwork depicting the Alps' natural beauty everywhere, and even people unfamiliar with the region's history and culture may see and appreciate it with their eyes. Entering the Oomachi Hot Springs, which you will want to do several times during your stay, will alleviate your everyday fatigue thanks to Mother Nature's grace shown through the Alps' mountains.
The chamber is furnished with an art frame created by Yanagisawa, a Nagano Prefecture-based paper cutting artist, and a soothing light is provided by a traditional Matsuzakiwashi craft (Japanese traditional paper). Art frames differ per room, so discovering which design you prefer is one of the pleasures. Additionally, there are other room types, including rooms with lofts and rooms equipped with indoor hot springs. Each room features a tatami-style living area, allowing you to unwind in a Japanese-style environment. Additionally, when the curtain is opened, a lush mountain view of nature is revealed, allowing you to enjoy an open stay. In particular, the Japanese-style Suite FB4 in the annex allows you to spend unique time overlooking the courtyard and experiencing the four seasons in a room with firewood stoves.
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    An irori in the reception building offers a chance to experience what life was once like in rural Japan. In the winter, guests may don traditional snowshoes for walks in the courtyard.
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    At KAI Alps, we have incorporated this Japanese architectural tradition of doma, and a kamado oven has been placed there so visitors can cook like they once did in rural Japan. There you will find food like heated vegetables and rice porridge, and there's always a mouthwatering fragrance coming from the area.
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    Bath halls feature indoor and outdoor baths, the latter of which offer views of larch forests and mountains along with a relaxing warmth that is balanced with the crisp mountain air.
  • The address of Hoshino Resorts KAI Alps is 2884-26 Taira, Omachi, Nagano, Japan.
    It takes approximately 4 hours 30 minutes by car from Narita International Airport. It takes approximately 4 hours 20 minutes by car from Haneda International Airport. It takes approximately 4 hours by car from Chubu Centrair International Airport.
    Hoshino Resorts
    KAI Alps
    2884-26 Taira, Omachi, Nagano 398-0001, Japan
    1670-4123 / +82-70-5151-5123
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      Please be advised that following information is for reference. All the listed information can be subject to the stay’s current status.
      • Things to note
      • Cancellation policy
      Room rate policy

      The room rates vary depending on the seasons. Please select a date through the calendar and check the exact price.

      Room Occupancy (STD/MAX)
      Japanese-style Room RA3 1/3
      Japanese-style Room TA3 1/3
      Japanese-style Suite FB4 1/4
      Japanese-style Room with Loft FA4 1/4
      • Reservation is not confirmed real time, and we inform whether reservation is possible in less than 48 business hours.
      • Payment will not be processed immediately upon reservation request, it will be approved when reservation is confirmed.
      • Breakfast and dinner are included.
      • All prices shown are for 2 adults. Additional charges apply for groups of 3 or more people.
      • Exceeding the maximum number of occupants is prohibited.


      • Children 7-11 years old can stay at 70% of the adult price. (Breakfast included)
      • Children 4-6 years old can stay at 50% of the adult price. (Breakfast included)
      • Extra bedding and breakfast are not included.
      • If you are traveling with an infant under 3 years old, please let us know.

      - Hoshino KAI discounts below are not applicable to all reservations.
      - Consecutive night discounts and early bird discounts may vary depending on the season.
      - We will guide you separately, if the discount is applicable.


      Consecutive Nights Discount Rate
      2-3 days 20% off


      Early Bird Discount Rate
      30 days 15% off
      60 days 20% off
      90 days 25% off
      Cancellation policy

      Please refer to the refund policy below.
      Refund policy may be change depending on the accommodation plan.
      Refunds may not be available for consecutive nights and early bird discounts.

      22 days before check-in No cancellation fee will be charged.
      21 - 4 days before check-in 90% of the total price of the reservation will be chared.
      3 days before check-in or no-show The total price of the reservation will be charged.

      When consecutive night / early bird discount benefits are applied

      After the reservation is confirmed Non-changeable and non-refundable
      • All cancellations and refunds are based on the date of written notification to the stay.
      • It takes at least 2 business days or more for written notice.
      • If you cancel a confirmed reservation within the penalty period, you will be refunded excluding a 4% fee for tax and transaction expenses.
      • Resale, hand-over, transfer, or exchange of stay vouchers is prohibited.
      Things to note
      • The service contents and information provided by STAYFOLIO may vary depending on the resort circumstances.
      • About 20 local districts in Japan collect hotel accommodation tax for the purpose of promoting tourism. An accommodation tax of up to 1,000 JPY per person and night may be additionally charged upon check-in.
      • A valid government issued photo ID (passport) is required during check-in.
      • Rooms are assigned randomly. It is not possible to designate specific rooms.
      • 5 rooms above will be quoted under group rate and rate will change.
      • Compensation fee will be charged in case of loss or damage to bedding, equipment, facilities etc.
      • Commercial photography and video shooting without prior agreement are not allowed.

      Enjoy Kaiseki dishes with all five senses.

      • Onsen
        A large bath overlooking the Alps. You can enjoy hot springs in the cool air while gazing at the scenery of the four seasons.
      • Irori
        You can experience a special country life at KAI Alps with an Irori (traditional Japanese fire pit). Sit around the fire pit and taste Oyakimochi (grilled rice cake), apples, hot sake, or etc. You can also enjoy traditional games.
      • Library
        You can enjoy delicious coffee along with books on local history, culture, nature and crafts.
      • Shop
        You can purchase a variety of souvenirs, including local traditional crafts and sweets.