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5 Extraordinary Staycation Destinations in Japan

By Guidable Authors Feb 26, 2021

This prolonged COVID-19 pandemic has been a tough time for most people. As you know, people are not allowed to travel across the country or take a memorable trip to certain places. Obviously, the passing months have been boring for some. Although staying at home for a long time may actually interfere with a person’s psychological issues, every cloud still has a silver lining. Why not try a staycation?

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What Is a Staycation?

The appeal of staycations for many is the idea of spending the night in a particular place with loved ones. Having a staycation is believed to help release stress, getting a change of environment, without having to go out. Here are some options to spend a safe and momentous night all around Japan. 

The Most Highly Rated Staycation Destinations in Japan

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Hyatt Regency Hakone Resort and Spa

1320 Gora, Hakone, Ashigarashimo District, Kanagawa 250-0408
Telephone : 0460-82-2000
Price Range : ¥30,000 – ¥90,000 per night

The Hyatt group has been around for decades, providing top-quality hospitality. Highly experienced in comfort, the Hyatt group provides a Regency Suite type, which is the most affordable price, without forgoing the convenience and luxury.  

The Hyatt Regency Hakone Resort and Spa provides marvellous selling-points such as the memorable view of Mount Fuji and an unforgettable spa experience. 

You will find an appealing yet more than satisfactory holiday without having to leave the area and worrying about the coronavirus. The super convenient rooms are all equipped with COVID-19 infection prevention precautions and compatible with antivirus technology. 

The Ritz Carlton Tokyo

東京ミッドタウン, 9 Chome-7-1 Akasaka, Minato City, Tokyo 107-6245
Telephone : 03-3423-8000
Price Range : ¥30,000 – ¥100,000 per night

The Ritz Carlton Tokyo is known as one of the most exclusive suites in the capital city. Staying here in one of the city’s highest buildings on top of Midtown Tokyo, is an exotic experience. The Ritz Carlton Tokyo offers different types of room adjustable to your needs. 

From a romantic trip to family packages, all are supported with a stunning view of the city lights. Also, there is a club lounge on the 53rd floor with exclusive privileges and a multilingual concierge at your service.

The fun-things matter, and so a relaxing spa experience with the fuse of eastern and western courtesy is on the must-do list. If you are looking for exclusivity in the midst of the hustle of the capital city, The Ritz Carlton Tokyo is the right destination.

Shang-Ri La Hotel Tokyo

〒100-8283 Tokyo, Chiyoda City, Marunouchi, 1 Chome−8−3 丸の内トラストタワ 本館
Telephone : 03-6739-7888
Price Range : ¥30,000 – ¥90,000 per night

Another easy-access destination is the Shang-Ri La Hotel Tokyo, located only one minute walk from Tokyo Station. It offers a classical exquisite ambience with a charming view of the Imperial Palace and the city’s new landmark, Tokyo Sky-Tree. 

All of the rooms are characterized by elegance, and prioritize the well-being and satisfaction for those of you who want to ease-off the week. Notably, you will never have to go out of the building since many facilities are provided. 

The legendary CHI Spa by Shang-Ri La offers an award-winning treatment inspired by Japan, the Kisetsu therapy. An effortless and elegant way to spend a day or two with your loved ones. 

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Inter-Continental Osaka

Kita-ku 3-60, Ofukacho, Osaka 530-0011
Telephone : 06-6374-5700
Price Range : ¥30,000 – ¥80,000

Another promising modern atmosphere is served here in the Inter-Continental Osaka. A downtown view of the ‘Venice of Japan’ is the most favoured sight for anyone to take a break from their busy life. This five-star hotel offers homey yet extravagant surroundings, definitely ideal for a family to spend a-fun-night without having to fear the threat of the coronavirus. 

All of the rooms are fitted with mini home theatres such as Blu-ray DVD player, speakers, and advanced flat-screen entertainment, for your staycation entertainment needs. 

Plus, you can also use the traditional Japanese bathhouse, under some safety conditions concerning the spread of the coronavirus in place.

St. Regis Osaka
3-6-12 Honmachi, Chuo Ward, Osaka, 541-0053
Telephone : 06-6258-3333
Price Range : ¥30,000 – ¥100,000 per night

This five-star hotel is well located in the heart of Osaka. It is an easy-access destination for anyone looking for an effortless yet fascinating vacation. St.Regis Osaka provides different rooms and facilities, starting with traditional Japanese room choices and finishing with Northern Italian cuisine for lunch and dinner options.

Besides, this branch of Marriott also offers a highly qualified Spa technique with the help of French specialties to relax your soul and body. Perfectly suitable for anyone who needs a relaxing staycation amidst the luxurious surroundings.

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So, Are You Ready For A Staycation?

As you can see, spending a total fun holiday does not have to be outside of the room, right? A staycation is a perfect match for people who desire to have a short vacation to re-boost your energy. 

After all, a staycation is also a short-way to please your loved ones by taking both safety measurements, and fun activities in account. So what are you waiting for? Go save the date for some pleasant staycation soon!



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