Hotel Kanazawa is a reasonably priced hotel in a great location directly outside Kanazawa Station. This hotel has clean, spacious rooms with comfortable beds, and is known for the welcoming, attentive and efficient service of its staff. This hotel is also very close to the station’s east exit bus terminal so it is easy to access all of the city’s main attractions. Using sightseeing buses you can easily get to areas like Kanazawa Castle Park, Kenrokuen Gardens, and the Higashi Chaya-gai district in under 20 minutes.
This hotel has single rooms, double rooms, twin rooms, and suites. All rooms have LAN internet connections and are supplied with a refrigerator, a TV with satellite channels, an electric kettle with a tea set, a hair dryer, slippers and yukata style nightwear. The bathrooms have a toilet with a washlet style bidet, and are supplied with shampoo, conditioner, body soap, tooth brushes and toothpaste, shaving razors, combs, face towels, and bath towels. The suites which are on the upper floors have separate sleeping and lounge areas and wonderful views over the city and the mountains.
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Breakfast & Dining
Hotel Kanazawa has excellent dining facilities with two restaurants on the ground floor and a hotel lounge on the 16th floor. For guests who include breakfast in their booking plan, a buffet breakfast featuring both Japanese and Western style dishes is served in the 1st floor restaurant, Pico between 7.00 – 10.00.
Pico is a Western style buffet restaurant on the 1st floor serving a variety of dishes such as pasta, curry, and beef steak.
Lunch: 11.30 – 15.00 (Last orders: 14.00)
Dinner: 17.30 – 22.30
Kita no Shoya is a Japanese restaurant on the 1st floor serving beautiful set meals of seasonal dishes made using fresh seafood from the Sea of Japan.
Lunch: 11.30 – 14.00
Dinner: 17.00 – 22.30
Raspberry is piano bar and lounge area on the 16th floor. It is a perfect spot for sipping cocktails while enjoying the spectacular panoramic window views.
Open: 17.00 – 1.00 (Last orders: 24.30)
Services and Facilities
This hotel has a 24-hour reception desk and staff there can store your luggage for you before you check in or after you check out. Other services include dry cleaning and in-room massages.
The following items can be borrowed from reception: a trouser press, a reading lamp, an iron, a wheelchair, a baby’s cot, and a humidifier. A personal computer can be rented for a fee.
This hotel also has drinks vending machines with both soft drinks and alcoholic beverages.
Hotel Kanazawa is a 3 minute walk from the east exit of Kanazawa Station.
Article and original photos by Michael Lambe. All rights reserved.