A museum-like hotel where architects & creators have paid careful attention to the details.
The Hotel Kawakyu was opened in 1993 with the concept of "a special holiday like staying in an art museum.” The building is the joint work of world-renowned architects and creators and has been awarded the prestigious Murano Togo Prize in architecture for its highly original design.
Once stepping inside and glancing around, you will spot artistic spaces everywhere. The entrance hall has an impressive domed ceiling reminiscent of the Opera House in Vienna, the lobby lounge offers a panoramic view of Tanabe Bay, the Western banquet hall boasts a stunning ceiling painting by an Italian artist, and the wine cellar was inspired by a medieval European library.
There are also a variety of additional facilities that assure the most pleasant stay, including an indoor swimming pool equipped with a sauna and Jacuzzi that can be used while wearing a bathing suit, a healing salon with a popular treatment of beauty and relaxation, and a hot spring salon enjoying the sea and sea breeze. Spend a gorgeous, extraordinary time at this resort hotel with convenient access to Shirahama Onsen, the Adventure World, and other popular sightseeing spots.
The hotel has been awarded the prestigious "Murano Togo Prize" for architecture.
Once stepping inside and glancing around, you will spot artistic spaces everywhere
A variety of additional facilities such as an indoor pool, a healing salon, and a hot spring salon
The domed ceiling in the entrance hall has been certified by Guinness World Records™ as the "largest continuous gold leaf ceiling" in terms of surface area.
Viewing the art in the hotel is free of charge for hotel guests, but it is also open to the public with an entrance fee as the Kawakyu Museum.
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- Name in Japanese
- Postal Code
- 3745 Shirahamacho, Nishimurogun, Wakayama
- 3 pm
- Until 10:30 am
- From 26,000 yen per person per night with dinner and breakfast
- 5 minutes by free shuttle bus from Shirahama Station on the JR Kisei Main Line
- Credit Cards
- Accepted（VISA, MasterCard）
- Official Website
- Official Website (English)