Kanazawa Sainoniwa Hotel

Kanazawa, Kanazawa & Around, Japan

At a Glance

  • A modern hotel with beautiful gardens, Kanazawa Sainoniwa offers a restful stay with access to onsen-style spa baths and a range of amenities

  • The rooms are modern and light, combining western and Japanese styles, with ensuite bathrooms and sitting areas

  • A buffet breakfast is served and includes Japanese and international dishes, while vending machines on each floor provide drinks and snacks

  • The public baths do not use hot spring waters though do offer a traditional bathing experience with calming views of the garden

  • A lobby, library and lounge area provide space to relax with views of the gardens or the inner courtyard

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Located in the historic city of Kanazawa, this modern hotel is surrounded by picturesque gardens and features a library, lounge, fitness center and an onsen-style spa with public baths.

This contemporary, sleek hotel sits in restful gardens with its communal areas and guestrooms designed to make the most of this lush landscape with large windows and views over the exterior gardens or the inner courtyard. A range of wellness amenities offer a restorative escape while its urban location allows guests to explore the sights of this 400-year old city.

Offering both Japanese and Western-style guestrooms, Kanazawa Sainoniwa has a range of accommodations to suit couples and families. From the 19sq.m Small Double to the 45sq.m Comfort Twin Deluxe, the accommodation is comfortable and welcoming with warm colors and a design that balances western and Japanese design. Each features an ensuite bathroom or shower, while many offer a living area with TV and armchairs or a traditional Japanese dining area. Coffee and tea-making facilities, complimentary WiFi and fridges add home comforts. 

The hotel serves a buffet breakfast of Japanese and international dishes with local ingredients and a menu of items made to order. Boasting beautiful views of the gardens, the men and women’s baths use natural water from the Mt. Hakusan basin system while a serene lounge invites guests to relax after using the bath. The fitness center boasts the same tranquil views, as do the lobby and lounge, both light, bright spaces in which to relax with a book. Vending machines provide drinks and snacks throughout the day. 

Kanazawa boasts a 400-year history and guests can hire bicycles from the hotel to explore the city. Tsuzumi Gate is less than a mile from the hotel, along with Edo-era buildings, while Kanazawa Castle and the colorful Kenrokuen Gardens are a short drive. 

Whether as a base from which to explore the history and culture of Kanazawa or for simply enjoying the tranquil gardens and hot water baths, Kanazawa Sainoniwa Hotel offers a comfortable balance of western and Japanese styles and amenities to create a welcoming and restful stay. 

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  • Kanazawa Half Day Tour

    This half day guided experience is a fantastic introduction to Kanazawa, visiting Omicho Fish Market, Kanazawa's Samurai district and Kenrokyen Gardens.

  • Private Tour of Kanazawa and Shirakawago

    Today you will enjoy a scenic day first exploring the beautiful Kenrokuen Garden before heading out into the countryside of Shirakawago.

  • Tour of Sake Brewery and Tasting in Kanazawa

    Take a tour of one of Kanazawa's key industries, Sake brewing. Have the chance to watch the process from start to finish which uses the same unchanged techniques that have been utilized for centuries.

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Location & directions

Kanazawa, Kanazawa & Around, Japan

Kanazawa Sainoniwa Hotel is located in Kanazawa, around a 15-minute walk from Kanazawa Station. The hotel also runs free shuttle buses to and from the station.

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