IHG Hotels & Resorts today announces the opening of Hotel Indigo Karuizawa, the region’s first globally-branded lifestyle boutique hotel, and the second property in Japan under the Hotel Indigo brand.
Inspired by the town’s sophisticated sensibility and abundance of nature, Hotel Indigo Karuizawa is a stunning example of how the brand captures the true spirt of a neighborhood through its design, amenities, F&B and service. It boasts truly modern appeal with intriguing local design to beautifully capture the true spirt of this neighborhood, where East meets West.
The 155-room hotel sits across in three design-buildings, and features the wood-fired Italian restaurant KAGARIBI, an all-day dining restaurant that serves dishes that incorporate local ingredients, and The Spa by HARNN, which offers three treatment rooms and fitness facilities. It also offers meeting facilities for business events to meet the needs of both leisure and business travelers.
Surrounded by the region’s natural beauty and just 2.6km from Karuiazawa station, the hotel will be a perfect escape for travelers who are looking to experience everything Karuizawa has to offer.
The opening ceremony was attended by Yoichiro Nakai, Executive Vice President of Tokyo Century Corporation, the owner of the hotel, Shin Kiyota, COO of IHG ANA Hotels Group Japan, Megumi Hara, General Manager of Hotel Indigo Karuizawa, Yoshiharu Tsuchiya, Chairman of the Karuizawa Tourism Association, Mr. Junichi Nakazato, Chairman of the Karuizawa Commerce and Industry Association, and Mr. Takeo Suzuki, President of the Karuizawa Ryokan Association.