Sustainable And Eco-Hotels In Japan

The 8 Most Ethical And Sustainable Hotels In Japan according to ETIC Hotels

Auberge AZABU

Non-smoking rooms,Free WiFi,Restaurant,Laundry,Garden,Heating,Daily housekeeping,Bar,Superb breakfast
  •  Kyoto, Japan
  •  ETIC Green Score: 72%
  •  Reviews: 4.8 (45+)
ETIC carbon rating
35
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
7.2
/10

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Kusatsu Onsen Boun

  •  Kusatsu, Japan
  •  ETIC Green Score: 72%
  •  Reviews: 4.3 (973+)
ETIC carbon rating
35
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
7.2
/10

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OMO5 Kyoto Sanjo by Hoshino Resorts

Non-smoking rooms,Free WiFi,Family rooms,Restaurant,24-hour front desk,Facilities for disabled guests,Heating,Daily housekeeping,Breakfast
  •  Kyoto, Japan
  •  ETIC Green Score: 71%
  •  Reviews: 4.1 (154+)
ETIC carbon rating
35
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
7.1
/10

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Hyatt Regency Kyoto

Non-smoking rooms,Private parking,Free WiFi,Family rooms,Spa and wellness centre,Fitness centre,Restaurant,Tea/coffee maker in all rooms,Bar,Good breakfast
  •  Kyoto, Japan
  •  ETIC Green Score: 71%
  •  Reviews: 4.3 (1716+)
ETIC carbon rating
35
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
7.1
/10

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Nesta Resort Kobe

Outdoor swimming pool,Non-smoking rooms,Spa and wellness centre,Restaurant,Facilities for disabled guests,Free WiFi,Free parking,Good breakfast
  •  Miki, Japan
  •  ETIC Green Score: 70%
  •  Reviews: 3.3 (2016+)
ETIC carbon rating
35
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
7
/10

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Arashiyama Benkei

  •  Kyoto, Japan
  •  ETIC Green Score: 70%
  •  Reviews: 4.5 (257+)
ETIC carbon rating
35
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
7
/10

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The Strings Hotel Nagoya

Non-smoking rooms,Private parking,24-hour front desk,Restaurant,Laundry,Good breakfast
  •  Nagoya, Japan
  •  ETIC Green Score: 70%
  •  Reviews: 4 (2174+)
ETIC carbon rating
35
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
7
/10

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Hoshino Resorts RISONARE Yatsugatake

  •  Hokuto, Japan
  •  ETIC Green Score: 70%
  •  Reviews: 4 (3464+)
ETIC carbon rating
35
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
7
/10

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COUNTRY PROFILE

Japan

  • Official Name:Japan

  • Capital:Tokyo

  • Population:126,476,458

  • Area:377,975 km²

  • Major Languages:Japanese

  • Major Religions:Shinto, Buddhism

  • Life expectancy:84.63 years

  • Currency:Japanese Yen

10 Things To Do In Japan

  • 1. Visit the iconic Mount Fuji

    Embark on a pilgrimage to the majestic Mount Fuji, an iconic symbol of Japan. Gaze in awe at its perfect cone shape, ascend its slopes to witness breathtaking panoramas, and immerse yourself in the reverence that surrounds this sacred peak.

  • 2. Experience traditional tea ceremonies in Kyoto

    Transport yourself to an era of grace and ritual as you partake in traditional tea ceremonies in Kyoto. Engage in the intricate choreography of tea preparation and tasting, and gain insight into the philosophy and aesthetics that define this art form.

  • 3. Explore the historic city of Kyoto

    Step into Japan`s cultural heart in Kyoto, a city rich in heritage and elegance. Wander through historic temples, serene gardens, and traditional machiya houses. Kyoto`s beauty lies in its preservation of tradition amidst a modern world.

  • 4. Discover the bustling city of Tokyo

    Dive into the vibrant urban energy of Tokyo, a city where the traditional and futuristic collide. Experience the sensory overload of Shibuya Crossing, explore serene temples, indulge in culinary delights, and marvel at cutting-edge architecture.

  • 5. Explore the historic city of Nara

    Journey back in time as you explore the historic city of Nara, home to some of Japan`s oldest and most significant temples. Stand in awe of the towering Great Buddha, and interact with the friendly deer that roam freely through Nara Park.

  • 6. Visit Hiroshima and the Peace Memorial Park

    Pay homage to history in Hiroshima, a city forever linked to the tragic events of World War II. Visit the Peace Memorial Park, where the Hiroshima Peace Memorial stands as a testament to the pursuit of peace and the hope for a better world.

  • 7. Experience the vibrant nightlife in Osaka

    Immerse yourself in Osaka`s vibrant nightlife, where neon lights and bustling streets come alive after dark. Explore the Dotonbori district`s energetic atmosphere, savor local street food, and witness the spirited essence that defines Osaka`s after-hours charm.

  • 8. Visit the Arashiyama Bamboo Grove

    Enter a realm of tranquility in the Arashiyama Bamboo Grove, where towering bamboo shoots create an ethereal atmosphere. As sunlight filters through the dense bamboo, experience a sense of serenity and wonder that makes this grove an iconic Kyoto destination.

  • 9. Explore the historic town of Takayama

    Discover the charm of Takayama, a historic town nestled in the Japanese Alps. Stroll through beautifully preserved streets, visit traditional wooden houses, and engage with local artisans. Takayama`s authenticity and heritage provide a glimpse into rural Japan.

  • 10. Taste Japanese cuisine

    Embark on a culinary odyssey through the flavors of Japan. Indulge in sushi, sashimi, ramen, tempura, and a myriad of other dishes that showcase the art of Japanese gastronomy. From street food stalls to upscale restaurants, savor the delicacies that define Japan`s cuisine.

5 Most Visited Cities In Japan

  • Tokyo

    Kyoto

    Osaka

    Hiroshima

    Sapporo

When To Go To Japan

  • Japan is a tapestry of contrasts, where ancient traditions meet futuristic innovation. The best times to visit are spring (March to May) and fall (September to November). In spring, cherry blossoms create a delicate pink canopy over parks and streets, offering a magical atmosphere for strolling and picnicking. Fall brings vibrant foliage that paints the landscapes in rich hues. Tokyo, a bustling metropolis, showcases modern skyscrapers and traditional neighborhoods. Kyoto`s ancient temples and shrines evoke a sense of serenity and spirituality. Japan`s intricate tea ceremonies, sumptuous cuisine, and iconic landmarks like Mount Fuji and Hiroshima`s Peace Memorial Park add depth to the experience. Whether you`re marveling at the neon lights of Shinjuku or meditating in a Zen garden, Japan is a symphony of past and future.

Travel Recommendation And Useful Links For Japan

Find the complete travel guide for Japan

  • - Check entry requirements based on your nationality and ensure you have the necessary documents.
    - Respect local customs and etiquette, including when visiting temples and shrines.
    - Be cautious of proper waste disposal and follow recycling guidelines.
    - Explore Japan`s blend of modernity and tradition, from bustling cities to serene landscapes.
    - Experience Japanese cuisine, tea ceremonies, and cultural festivals.

  • Office Tourism of Japan

  • CIA World Fact-book

  • Wikipedia Page

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