Our Activities:Go, See & Do

Therapeutic bathing experience

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Nobi Nobi Morning Exercise

Stretching exercises.

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Picchio's Eco Tours

Ecotour guides

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Horse Riding

Gallop through the national forests with a spectacular view of Mt. Asama.

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Meditation bath offers therapeutic bathing experience designed to release stress of your body and mind and stimulate the senses. HOSHINOYA Spa offers an activity 2 times per day for relaxation in Meditation Bath.

■Hotspring Workout (Onsen Body Work)
Stretch and awake your body in the hot spring water for your beauty and wellness to start a day.

Time: AM9:00~ or PM14:00~
Price: 2000 JPY(tax and service fee will charge additionally)
Reservation : Required by 21:00 pm the day before.
Age : 15 years or older
Capacity : 2 guests per time
Note : Please bring your bathing suits (Free rental available).
Cancel policy: The day before: 0% / On the day:100%
Attention : A person who is pregnant should be consulted before the reservation.

Why not take advantage of the invigorating morning air and join us for some stretching exercises? Give your mind and body the start they need to enjoy another perfect day.


Our experienced Ecotour guides will lead you through the Wild Bird Sanctuary for a truly unique experience.

Ecotours offer HOSHINOYA guests rare opportunities to enjoy and appreciate rich surrounding environment of idyllic Japan. Picchio Wildlife Research Center's guided ecotours has won the grand prize at the 1st Japan Ecotourism Awards hosted by the Ministry for the Environment. Our experienced Ecotour guides will lead you through the forest for a truly unique experience.

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Horse Riding

Gallop through the national forests with a spectacular view of Mt. Asama.
Now offering a horseback riding experience at one of the best riding environments in Japan, the Asama Trekking. Even beginners can fully enjoy the time away from the daily grind in the grand nature.
Feel the rush as you ride the highlands towards Mt. Asama; an extraordinary and exhilarating time on horseback, an experience like no other.

Place : Asama Trekking
Course : Beginner to intermediate. Recommended for guests who want to get a full outdoors experience. A special scenic course, reserved exclusively for HOSHINOYA guests.
Duration : 60 minutes for horse riding.
Price : 14,000yen (not include tax and service charge)
Transfer Service : Courtesy shuttle service included
Reservations : Please make reservations at least 1 days in advance
Program Specials : Photos taken by the club staff, presented to guests at check out or by mail Offered 4 times a day.
All offers are subject to availability at the time of reservation.

A terrace with a collection of 14 attractive shops with items from Shinshu and Karuizawa surrounded by the trees of Harunire. Take a stroll on the boardwalk by the waters, go shopping or enjoy a great meal featuring the local ingredients of Karuizawa.

Have fun shopping at the Karuizawa Outlet Mall near the JR Karuizawa Station South exit. A short walk from the shuttle bus stop for HOSHINOYA. Check here for the shuttle bus schedule.

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  • Q: What kind of amenities and facilities are available in the rooms?
  • A: efrigerator / electric pot / safety box / CD player / reading light / humidifier / floor heating / western-style toilet / hair dryer / shampoo / conditioner / body soap / toothbrush / comb / razor / shaving foam/ bath towels / face towels / hand towels / room wear (yukata or samue) / pajamas / slippers / tabi (Japanese socks )/ geta (Japanese wooden clogs)
    There are no televisions or VCRs in the guestrooms.
    DVD players (not for Blu-ray) and projectors are available for rental (4,000JPY/day).
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Click here for more proposals of your pleseant excursions in Hoshino Area, Karuizawa! Newest informations provided by Picchio Eco Tour

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Take in the gorgeous view of lush green gardens and mountains while relaxing in the fragrant Japanese cedar hot tub.
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