Kanazawa is one of the most popular tourist spots in Japan with famous sites such as the traditional Japanese garden Kenroku-en and the unique 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa. Being a popular area, there are certainly plenty of hotels to choose from, be it a classic Western-style hotel or a Japanese-style Ryokan hotel. Here are 8 high-class hotels in Kanazawa that we recommend!
Kanazawa Hakuchoro Hotel Sanraku is located just 10 minutes from Kanazawa station by car. With stained glass decorating the hotel lobby, it has a very nostalgic atmosphere and feels almost like a time-slip to the Taisho era (1912 - 1926).
One of the best parts about Kanazawa Hakuchoro Hotel Sanraku is the onsen. Natural hot spring from over 800 metres (2,625 feet) deep is used, and the onsen there is called the “Bijin no Yu” which literally translates to “the bath of beauty”. There is also a sauna with television inside, allowing guests to have a relaxing time.
A full-course Japanese cuisine dinner is served at Kanazawa Hakuchoro Hotel Sanraku, which makes full use of the seasonal local dishes such as vegetables and seafood. Breakfast is served buffet style with a choice of both International and Japanese dishes.
Just 5 minutes from the hotel by foot is Kenroku-en, one of the must-visit Kanazawa tourist spots. Located at a convenient location, Kanazawa Hakuchoro Hotel Sanraku is definitely a hotel worth considering.
Hotel Kanazawa is one hotel that not only displays the great hospitality of Kanazawa, but also allows guests to enjoy the most delectable Kanazawa local ingredients as well as fantastic view.
There are a total of 4 room types available in Hotel Kanazawa, including the Single Room, Twin Room, Double Room and Suite Room.
Located on the 1st floor of the hotel is a coffee shop and restaurant “Pico” where delectable pasta and steak can be enjoyed. There is also a Japanese restaurant, Kita no Syouya, where full-course Japanese meals can be enjoyed. A lounge & restaurant is also located on the top floor where great drinks and a marvellous view of Kanazawa can be savoured.
Kanazawa Tokyu Hotel is a hotel that is designed based on the concept of elegance and functionality, much like that of the warriors in ancient Kanazawa.
There are a total of 3 room types available in Kanazawa Tokyu Hotel, including the Standard Floor, Luxury floor and Suite Room. The standard floor rooms have a chic and relaxing atmosphere, suited for both tourists and businessmen, while the luxury floors and suite rooms have a gorgeous and modern design. High-quality amenities are also provided in the rooms.
A restaurant is available on the second floor of the hotel where guests can enjoy both lunch and dinner at a table or bar counter.
Hotel Nikko Kanazawa is just 3 minutes from Kanazawa station by foot, and is a hotel where both luxury and convenience can be enjoyed.
4 types of rooms are available in Hotel Nikko Kanazawa, including the Luxe (meaning luxuriousness in French), Suite, Comfort and Stylish. The gorgeously designed rooms are not just great, but also offer a spectacular night view of Kanazawa.
There is a total of 8 restaurants in Hotel Nikko Kanazawa, where high-class dishes cooked from seasonal local ingredients can be enjoyed. Many of them are located on the higher floors of the hotel, and the view from the 130 metres (427 feet) high restaurant La PLAGE is simply amazing! A gift shop is also available on the first floor of the hotel where exclusive local gifts can be found.
Hotel Trusty Kanazawa Korinbo is a hotel where stylish rooms and gorgeous food can be enjoyed. Located near Kanazawa station, there are various famous shopping malls and tourist sites within the vicinity of the hotel.
The hotel rooms have a modern design harmonised with a touch of Japanese taste. Basic amenities are provided and the big beds and spacious rooms are extremely comfortable. There are also floors exclusive to ladies only, ensuring the security of guests.
2 restaurants are available in Hotel Trusty Kanazawa Korinbo. The first is the Teppanyaki restaurant Rintei where local seasonal dishes can be enjoyed, while the other is the café Fascino where morning buffet, lunch and great desserts are served.
ANA Crowne Plaza Hotel Kanazawa is conveniently just 1 minute from Kanazawa station by foot. There are 3 types of rooms available in the hotel: 6th to 8th floors are the Standard Floor, 9th to 16th floors are known as the Middle Floor, and the 17th and 18th floors are the Premium Floor.
At the Premium Floor, specially designed pillows as well as aroma and air moisturiser can be borrowed for free. To add to that, the great landscape view from the windows creates a great atmosphere for a fantastic sleep.
At the top of the hotel, a Sky Bar is available where original cocktail and other drinks can be savoured. A splendid drink and beautiful scenery - why not spend some time here with a special person or family?
Kanazawa Kokusai Hotel is a city hotel located on the higher ground of Kanazawa city, offering a top-notch view of Kanazawa city.
A total of 5 types of room are available in Kanazawa Kokusai Hotel and all of them are characterised by their spaciousness. Not only are basic amenities provided, there are free rentals of games such as Shogi (Japanese chess) and playing cards - a delightful service for families and friends.
Apart from that, an outdoor pool is available in Kanazawa Kokusai Hotel (only accessible in summer). The hotel restaurant serves various Japanese full-course meals such as Tempura and Shabu Shabu.
Kanazawa Sainoniwa Hotel is located near Kanazawa station and is a hotel which offers a “high-class Kanazawa experience”. Surrounded by water and greenery, a traditional Japanese-style garden can also be found in Kanazawa Sainoniwa Hotel, which gives it a cathartic atmosphere.
Various types of hotel rooms are available in Kanazawa Sainoniwa Hotel with a modern yet Kanazawa-esque design. The spacious rooms all have rain showers equipped. There are also barrier-free rooms where guests in wheelchairs can access comfortably.
The best part about Kanazawa Sainoniwa Hotel is the breakfast. Over 80 choices of International and Japanese dishes are served buffet style and all of them uses the best seasonal local ingredients. Nutritional balance is well maintained, ensuring that all guests can have a comfortable and delicious breakfast.
Elegance in the city
These hotels and Japanese-ryokans that we recommend are all located within the Kanazawa station area. Accessible and convenient, make sure you consider one of these hotels when planning your fantastic Kanazawa experience!
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