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The world's oldest hotel according to Guinness, Hoshi Ryokan was established in 718 and has been operated by 46 generations of the same family. It offers hot springs and traditional dishes. It is a 5-minute walk to Osshobe Park.

Rooms at Hoshi have a tatami floor and Japanese-style futon bedding. The wide windows look out on peaceful greenery. All rooms have a TV, green tea and an private bathroom with bath.

Nata Temple is a 10-minute drive from the hotel. JR Kaga-Onsen Train Station is a 20-minute drive away and free shuttle is available by reservation only.

Guests can relax with a massage, enjoy the sauna or sing karaoke. The hotel has a garden and a pottery gallery.

A Japanese breakfast and traditional multi-course dinner are served in the dining room. Drinks and snacks are available at Japanese-style pub Irori and Garyo's Bar.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.2 for a two-person trip.

Hoshi has been welcoming guests since Oct 14, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.4)

Breakfast Info


Free Private Parking Available On Site

Open-air bath, ​Public Bath, ​Hot spring bath


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Property questions and answers
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  • is there a half board option?
    Yes, we have you. Thank you.
    Answered on 20 December 2022
  • Hello. Two american girls looking for ryokan that allows tattoos. Are tattoos permitted?
    Answered on 26 February 2020
  • Do you cater for any allergy or food preferences?
    アレルギーには対応が可能でございますが、できる範囲内での対応となります。 アレルギーをお持ちの方はお早めににご相談くださいませ。
    Answered on 7 February 2020
  • What time do I have to arrive for dinner?
    当館の夕食時間は最終スタートを19時とさせていただいております。 遅くとも18:00ごろまでにはご到着いただけると幸いです。 ご到着が遅くなる場合には事前にご連絡いただきますようお願いいたします。
    Answered on 7 February 2020
  • What time are the communal baths available?
    大浴場は24時間ご利用いただけますが。 露天風呂は24時~翌朝5時はご利用いただけません。
    Answered on 7 February 2020
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Area info *
1 Restaurant On Site
  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Dinner
    • Ambience
Amenities of Hoshi
Great facilities! Review score, 8.4
Most popular amenities
Free parking
Free WiFi
Room service
Family rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Garden view
  • Garden
  • Coffee machine
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Tatami (traditional Japanese flooring)
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Karaoke
    Additional charge
  • Ping-pong
Media & Technology
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
Front Desk Services
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Room service
  • Full-body massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Public Bath
  • Open-air bath
  • Hot spring bath
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • Japanese
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

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From 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM


From 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa UC NICOS Discover JCB Diners Club American Express Cash is not accepted Hoshi accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 9:00 PM and 7:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

To use the hotel's free shuttle, please make a reservation at the time of booking. For departure schedules, please contact the hotel for more information.

Guests arriving between 15:00 and 18:00 will receive a welcome drink (matcha).

For check-in after 18:00, please inform the hotel in advance.

Guests with tattoos may not be permitted to use the property’s public bathing areas or other facilities where the tattoos might be visible to other guests.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about Hoshi

  • Hoshi offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Ping-pong
    • Karaoke
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Open-air bath
    • Full-body massage
    • Hot spring bath
    • Neck massage
    • Bicycle rental
    • Back massage
    • Public Bath
    • Foot massage

  • Hoshi is 5 miles from the center of Komatsu.

  • The prices at Hoshi may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Hoshi is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Room options at Hoshi include:

    • Family

  • Hoshi has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Yes, Hoshi is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Guests staying at Hoshi can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Asian