Have An Excellent Breakfast At Toyama Manten Hotel, Northern Japan

Review of Toyama Manten Hotel | Honmachi2-17
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Updated Sep 29, 2015

One of Japan’s travel trends in the recent years is to try to attract women, as they are traveling as much as men nowadays. Besides from family plans, couple plans, and group plans, many hotels have started to provide such plans like “Ladies’ Plan.” Toyama Manten Hotel in Toyama is one of those hotels, and has been providing comfortable stays for those ladies who want to take care of their health and beauty even when they travel. From special amenities to home aesthetic machines, there are many different ways Toyama Manten Hotel attracts female travelers and makes them feel at home on their trip to Toyama.

“Ladies’ Plan” amenities set welcomes you upon your arrival

The biggest difference between regular stays and the ladies’ plan is the amenities. If you book your stay with ladies’ plan, you get specially prepared amenities at Toyama Manten Hotel, such as nicely packaged Shiseido products, a massage cushion for neck, back and legs, and a home aesthetic machine. Many female travelers often face difficulties using hotel amenities, as they make your skin and hair dry. However, if you stay at Toyama Manten Hotel, you are all well taken care of. No need to bring your own shampoo, conditioner, body wash, and other cosmetics because they have everything ready for you. Though just a warning if you want these extra services! You have to book a ladies’ plan in order to get extra amenities so you want to make sure what you are booking when you make the reservation either from the hotel directly or from the travel agencies of your choice.

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Single non-smoking room at Toyama Manten Hotel

Of course, Toyama Manten Hotel is comfortable for gentlemen as well as ladies. The regular non-smoking single room is always clean with freshly washed beddings. Depending on which side your room faces, your view is little different, but each room has a big-enough window, which provides ample natural light. Although the regular plan does not come with extra amenities, each floor offers a humidifier if needed as well as air refresher in each room.

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Onsen, hot spring found at the 11th floor

Toyama Manten Hotel doesn’t stop there! They have onsen, a hot spring on the 11th floor of the hotel where you can extend your legs fully and relax after a long travel. Furthermore, for an extra 500 JYP (4 USD), you can use ganbanyoku, stone bath, which is only available for women. Instead of ganbanyoku, men can use have sauna, jet bath, and jacuzzi on top of the regular bath. Ganbanyoku became popular in Japan especially among females because of the great health and beauty benefits. You get to experience this spa at the hotel for just 500 JPY, which is quite cheap because generally ganbanyoku spas, can easily cost around 1,200 to 2,000 JPY, (10 to 17 USD). The space for ganbanyoku is limited to 3 people at a time, so if you are traveling in a group, it might be challenging to fit you all inside, but if you are traveling alone, you will hardly ever have a problem using the facility.

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Ranked the best breakfast in Toyama city hotels

In addition to all these attractive amenities and facilities, the highlight of Toyama Manten Hotel is the breakfast. You need to pay 1,000 JPY (8 USD) extra to get this breakfast buffet, but it is so worth it. Toyama Manten Hotel is actually ranked the best hotel breakfast for Toyama city. The breakfast buffet has a wide range of Japanese and American style breakfast dishes and everything is freshly prepared every morning. Try the seafood from Toyama, it is particularly delicious! One of the most famous and well-known Toyama cuisine, masu-zushi (a type of pressed sushi) is also on the menu with fresh squid sashimi (raw fish) and all the other yummy dishes. As Japanese say that you should eat 30 different food items a day to be healthy, you can easily reach at least half or more of what you need to get in a day at the breakfast. This breakfast buffet is not only limited to the ladies’ plan, but is open to every traveler who stays at Toyama Manten Hotel so if you stay there, you definitely want to add that to your traveling plan.

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Stay at Toyama Manten Hotel and explore Toyama

Toyama Manten Hotel is located at approximately 10 minutes from Toyama JR station on foot. It has high speed Wi-Fi in each room, which is extremely useful for modern day travelers. It is in the heart of Toyama city so even if you are on a business trip or traveling for pleasure, it would be an ideal hotel for you. The convenient location allows you to walk to the Toyama Castle, a famous historical site, in 5 minutes. In this article, ladies’ plan is the focus, but Toyama Manten Hotel is very popular among Japanese businessmen as well, so anybody who travels to Toyama will be satisfied with what Toyama Manten Hotel offers.

This article was originally published on Sep 29, 2015

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