· Location: Located along the Kakusenkei Gorge and a short distance from Koorogi Bridge, guests of the Kayotei have ample opportunity to view picturesque surroundings.
· Intimacy: All 10 sukiya style suites are meticulously decorated to inspire a deep feeling of serenity in guests.
· Authenticity: From accommodations to cuisine to the opulent bathhouses, the staff has worked hard to ensure guests can enjoy an unadulterated, traditional Japanese experience.
Located outside of Kanazawa, Kayotei is a traditional Japanese ryokan set within the forested hills of Yamanaka Onsen. The Kayotei boasts 10 Sukiya suites arranged in the traditional style of a tea ceremony pavilion mixing antique tansu chests of drawers, low-polished oak tables, hand-painted screens, traditional ceramic pieces and modern sculptural designs. The ryokan includes two indoor communal baths sourced from natural hot springs. The baths are glassed in on three sides, providing guests with onsen views of natural forest scenery. Kayotei’s chefs prepare Japanese Kaiseki cuisine served in tatami rooms.
The boutique hotel has a total of 10 traditional rooms outfitted with tatami mats and private bathrooms.
The hotel's 10 sukiya style suites pay homage to Higashiyama period aesthetics with antique tansu chests of drawers, low, polished oak tables, hand-painted screens, traditional ceramic pieces, and modern sculptural designs. Verandas provide guests with a tranquil space to gaze out at the surrounding forest and listen to the gently flowing river below. Guestrooms feature bathrooms, and some accommodations are even fitted with luxurious bathtubs. Guests can enjoy meals from within the comfort of their rooms.
Outside of lounging in their luxurious rooms or exploring the beautiful surrounding areas, guests can indulge in the hotel’s on-site bathhouse.
The communal bathhouse offers separate facilities for men and women where guests can enjoy indoor and outdoor hot spring baths with geothermal water and sweeping views of the surrounding forest.
Guests can immerse themselves in the surrounding forests by wandering along the intimate pathways that line the hotel's premises. There are also walking courses nearby, such as the Kakusenkei Nature walk which extends 1.8 miles along the rim of the Kakusenkei Gorge.
The intimate resort serves breakfast and dinner meals in the guestroom. Guests can also enjoy glasses of sake and some light snacks from the cozy on-site bar.
Guests can enjoy a variety of homemade sakes, produced with carefully sourced ingredients.
Styled after luxurious “ryotei” restaurants, guests enjoy Washoku meals from the comfort of their own accommodations. The resort's menu changes with the seasons, ranging from seafood to seasonal vegetables. Ingredients are meticulously sourced to ensure that all the flavors guests taste are natural and chemical-free. Vegetarian dishes are available.