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ShermansTravel experts know how to pick a good hotel. Whether in the budget, moderate, or luxury price range, the hotels we recommend always meet our highly selective criteria for what amounts to an unbeatable experience. We look at location, comparing the hotel to other offerings in the area; price range, determining where the hotel falls on the scale of affordability, and whether it merits the expense; and finally, experience, that all-important benchmark covering everything from aesthetics to service. We assess every aspect of the hotel experience, from beds and views to service and that indefinable thing called vibe.

Top Hotels in Japan

Hoshinoya Karuizawa

Since its opening in 2005, Hoshinoya Karuizawa has set the bar for blending oldand new. Located ... more

Hoshino Hoshino
Karuizawa , Nagano
Tags: expensive | smart luxury winner
Hoshinoya Kyoto

Opened in 2009 by Hosinoya Resorts in Kyoto, Hoshinoya Kyoto is fairly similarto its sister ... more

Genrokuzancho 11-2
Kyoto City , 011-81-75-871-0001
Tags: expensive
Niki Club

A product of the rise of “neo-ryo” resorts (luxury Japanese resortswith modern ... more

2301, Takakuotsu Michishita
Nasu-gun, Tochigi-ken , 011-81-267-78-2215
Tags: expensive

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