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Relax in the Hot Springs and Experience the Four Seasons

KAI KinugawaKita Kanto / Tochigi

KAI Kinugawa
A Hot Spring Surrounded by Beautiful Scenery and Traditional PotteryHoshino Resorts KAI Kinugawa
Kai Kinugawa is situated on a hill overlooking Kinugawa Valley in Tochi Prefecture, approximately 200 kilometers from Tokyo. Kai Kinugawa, which has a garden where you can fully enjoy the scenery of the four seasons such as green nature and autumn leaves, demonstrates the warmth of Tochigi folk art.
In total, there are 48 rooms in the resort, which can accommodate up to three people. A modern design is combined with folk art dyed with porcelain, mashikoyaki, cloth, etc. Each of the rooms has a balcony overlooking the forest. All amenities in the room are created by the Kai brand itself. Let's change right into Samue (The everyday work garment worn by a Japanese Buddhist monk) as soon as you enter the room and kick off Kai's trip with a welcome drink.
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    At KAI Kinugawa, the staff introduces the history and culture of traditional Mashiko ceramics famous in Tochigi. Take time to feel the expert craftmanship and deep history of this beautiful ceramicware by holding it in your own hands.
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    Both the indoor baths and outdoor baths offer expansive views of forests and gardens that sport different colors throughout the year, from pink cherry blossoms in the spring to vivid greens in the summer, vibrant colors in the fall, and snowscapes in the winter.
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    KAI Kinugawa is located in Tochigi, a region of rich mountain soil and beautiful rivers that produce plenty of high-quality vegetables, fruit, and fish. These fresh, local ingredients are arranged into kaiseki feasts for both the eye and the palate, such as in the "Dragon Hot Pot" made with prawn and beef loin heated by an 800℃ stone.
  • The address of Hoshino Resorts KAI Kinugawa is [ 308 Kinugawa Onsen Taki, Nikko-shi, Tochigi, Japan ].
    It takes approximately 3 hours by car from Narita Airport. It takes approximately 3 hours by car from Haneda Airport.
    Hoshino Resorts
    KAI Kinugawa
    308 Kinugawa Onsen Taki, Nikko-shi, Tochigi,Japan
    1670-4123 / +82-70-5151-5123
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      Find out more about your booking.
      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 with Outdoor Bath RA3 1/3
      Japanese-style Room TA3 1/3
      • 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.

      With majestic mountains and beautiful rivers, Tochigi Prefecture is rich in ingredients such as vegetables, fruits and fish. Seasonal ingredients grown in the fertile land are prepared using recipes unique to Hoshino Resorts KAI Kinugawa. Enjoy high-quality multi-course Japanese cuisine that satisfies all five senses.

      • Onsen
        Both indoor and outdoor baths are open to view the forest and garden. Enjoy cherry blossoms in spring, fresh greenery in summer, red leaves in autumn, and snow in winter. Enjoy a bath in the scenery that changes with each season.
      • 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.