THE PEAK5 new luxury hotels to stay in Tokyo and its neighboring prefectures. Consider one of these luxurious accommodations on your next visit to Tokyo and its surrounding areas.
NUMERO TokyoLuxurious time spent in nature away from daily life "Shishiwa House Karuizawa.
AXIS Web MagazineBoutique Hotel to in Nature, design Journey at Shishiwa House Karuizawa.
Hitosara MAGAZINEShishiiwa House Karuizawa, a trip to Karuizawa this winter for its famous architecture and gastronomy.
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VOGUEStay at a masterpiece architectural hotel where you can relax as if you were in a villa.
LEONA glimpse of Karuizawa's famous architectural hotel, Shishiwa House Karuizawa!
T Magazine, New York TimesViews from the monumental windows will make you feel as if you are floating in the forest canopy…
Travel + LeisureOne of Japan’s best new getaways…
Designed to stimulate creativity in an isolated, rural setting.
Design Anthology MagazineIt’s not every day one has the chance to stay in a property designed by a Pritzker Prize winner.
DezeenA Shigeru Ban-designed boutique hotel in Japan is among projects shortlisted in this year’s AHEAD Asia 2020 Awards.
Daily TelegraphShishi-Iwa House is a perfectly crafted hideaway with 10 rooms, offering a serene mix of contemporary art, architecture and nature.
Architectural DigestThis Japanese forest oasis raises the bar on design retreats…
A tranquil intellectual retreat, infused with warmth and airiness.
Pen Magazineイノベーティブな建築は坂 茂氏の真骨頂。
Japan TimesShishi-Iwa House aims to create a new-generation prototype of social hospitality.
Singapore TatlerTo minimise the impact on the environment, the property has been built around the existing trees; the result is a unique curved exterior that’s at one with nature.
Habitus LivingThe retreat focuses on creating connections with nature from the outside inward.
South China Morning PostIts design embodies the idea of social hospitality – about guests spending time together to exchange ideas, yet retaining their privacy.
Design MilkThe gabled roof runs a sinuous curve around the woodlands, emphasizing the outdoor spaces and natural views.
Wallpaper*A calm retreat of shaded courtyards, enclosed gardens and vast rooms.
Conceived by its architect to be a little out of the ordinary.
designboomShigeru Ban developed a building approach which respects the forest while carefully curating views from the guest rooms.