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Luxury Eco lodges in Japan

Eco Lodges surrounded by nature and with a good relationship with the local community

#01

Minakami

Bettei Senjuan

Modern design that incorporates harmony with the local nature and region

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#02

Tokamachi

Hinanoyado Chitose

A ryokan where you can experience the full potential of hot springs

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#03

Yuzawa

HATAGO Isen

The Gateway to Yukiguni

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#04

Yuzawa

Kaikake Onsen

A secret hot spring hidden away deep in the forest

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#05

Minakami

Hoshi Onsen Chojukan

A secluded hot spring ryokan in the nature of the Joshinetsu Kogen National Park

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#06

Minakami

Ryokan Tanigawa

A peaceful hot spring ryokan with views of Mount Tanigawa

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#07

Minami uonuma

ryugon

A manor house hotel infused with the influences of Yukiguni

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#08

Minami uonuma

Satoyama Jujo

A marriage of traditional Yukiguni culture and modern design

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#09

Minakami

Syoubun

A hot spring ryokan where you are surrounded by the warmth of wood

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#10

Yuzawa

Takahan

A long-running ryokan with over nine hundred years of history

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#11

Tokamachi

Tamakiya

A ryokan that captures the charm of the region through its cuisine and sake

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#12

Minakami

Tatsumikan

A ryokan where you can experience the warmth of the Snow Country hearth

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What can we do for the environment?

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What about initiatives to protect the local countryside?:We are directly involved, and playing a leading role in these activities.

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What distance is the accommodation from the water source?: It is located within a five kilometer radius.

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How do you provide potable water to the guests?: They are informed that it can be drunk from the tap, or we serve it in pitchers.

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How do you deal with the sorting of recyclable waste?:Either we sort it ourselves or have the customer do it.

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Are there any programs related to environment protection of the region?:There is at least one a day.

Environmental Conservation Efforts

With regards to Environmental Conservation we rate the level of effectiveness for initiatives under 26 categories concerning conservation of forests and the natural environment, conservation of water sources, conservation of onsen and onsen culture, waste, energy, architecture (environmental impact), and activities.

What can we do for the community?

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Do you offer dishes that are traditional to the region?:Fifty percent of the dishes served throughout the year are traditional.

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Do you employ locals?:Over eighty percent of the staff are residents of the local area.

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Do you employ locals?:Over eighty percent of the staff are residents of the local area.

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Are there programs that allow people to learn about the traditional culture or history of the region?:Yes. Daily.

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What about contributions to local educational activities?:These take place on a regular basis.

Contribution to the local community

With regards to contributions to the region there is a rating system made up of 13 categories related to food, architecture (contribution to the community), local industry, disaster response, protection and utilization of culture, employment, and education.

WHO WE ARE

Accommodations known as eco-lodges tend to be small, high quality facilities that exist all over the world that usually have a high regard for “environmental conservation”, “contribution to the local community”, and “interaction with genuine nature and culture”.

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News

2022.04.25Ensuring there is a Snow Country 100 years from now. Eco Lodge Japan is released.

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