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The Ice Hotel In Hokkaido - A Dream Winter Stay!
The Ice Hotel is a lodging operated by Hoshino Resorts Tomamu in Hokkaido from January 18 to February 29, 2020. Guests can sleep warmly in a dome-shaped hotel made completely of ice! The hot spring bath and the hot drinks offered in the Ice Lounge add to the charm of this incredible experience.
An Incredible Experience! Stay Warm at the Ice Hotel
Located in the Ice Village, a facility opened temporarily during the winter months at Hoshino Resorts Tomamu, the Ice Hotel offers an incredible accommodation experience. Read more about the unique features of this facility below.
1. A Dome-Shaped Hotel Made Completely out of Ice
The Ice Hotel is a dome-shaped accommodation with a diameter of 8.5 m and a height of 3.5 m. The walls, and even the beds, tables, and chairs are all made entirely of ice!
The inside of the dome is nevertheless warm, protected from the wind and external sounds. It offers a surreal lodging experience.
The guests get a cozy night's rest in special sleeping bags.
2. Enjoy an Arctic Bath Surrounded by White Birch Trees
One of the highlights of the Ice Hotel is the hot spring Arctic Bath. Guests can soak at leisure in this bath while gazing at the stars. The local hot spring water has relaxing properties.
The bath is surrounded by a forest of white birch trees that create a dreamlike landscape in the winter.
3. Warm Yourself with Hot Drinks while Gazing at the Stars
The Ice Cellar offers a variety of hot drinks and alcoholic beverages.
Pick your favorite drink and enjoy it at the Ice Lounge while gazing at the starry sky.
If you're looking for a special experience this winter, consider staying for a night at the Ice Hotel! The hotel is also open to visitors for free every day from 17:00 to 21:30.
Ice Hotel - Accommodation Details
Address: Located within the Ice Village, Hoshino Resorts Tomamu Map
Period: January 18 - February 29, 2020
Check-in time: 21:40-22:00
Check-out time: 8:00
Accommodation fee: 25,300 yen/person (after tax)
All pictures courtesy of Hoshino Resorts
Hoshino Resorts operates hotels and ryokan (Japanese inns) in 35 locations all around Japan. Their facilities are ideal for travelers who wish to fully enjoy the charms of Japan.
Each facility has English speaking staff who make sure that visitors from all around the world experience the full breadth of Japanese hospitality without inconveniences.
The Hoshino Resorts brands include HOSHINOYA, KAI, RISONARE, and OMO.