One of our top picks in Karuizawa.Karuizawa Prince Hotel boasts 6 dining options, a large-scale shopping mall with 240 shops, various golf courses and on-site ski slopes. Guests can choose to stay in air-conditioned rooms in the West Building with free WiFi, or rent out a cottage with a spacious living room. JR Karuizawa Train Station is a 5-minute drive away, and a free shuttle from the station is also available.
All rooms feature a flat-screen TV, a safety deposit box and an electric kettle with green tea bags. Japanese yukata robes and toothbrush sets are provided for all guests, while the en suite bathroom comes with a hairdryer.
Guests can relax with a spa treatment. Bicycle and ski equipment rentals are available and a coin-launderette is on site. Guests can enjoy playing not only tennis, table tennis and bowling but also skiing and snowboarding during the winter season.
Dishes served for dinner include sushi, sukiyaki and shabu shabu, featuring locally raised shinsyu premium wagyu beef. Chinese cuisines are also on offer at the restaurants on site. For breakfast, guests have the choice of either a Japanese set meal or a buffet-style meal featuring local produce.
JR Tokyo Station can be reached with a 70-minute ride on the bullet train from JR Karuizawa Station. Prince Hotel Karuizawa is a 10-minute drive from Lake Kumoba and a 25-minute drive from Shiraito Falls. Buses to Haneda Airport depart from the north gate of Karuizawa Prince Hotel West.