Surrounded by lush greenery in the hills just outside Nara, Shigisan Kanko Hotel features a spa with natural hot spring baths, relaxing massages and beauty treatments. It offers Western and Japanese-style rooms and a cafe-lounge.
Just 15 minutes from Ouji Station with its free shuttle, Shigisan is a 40-minute drive from Nara. It's a 4-minute walk from Chogosonshi-ji Temple, and a 20-minute drive from the Houryu-ji Temple. The hotel is within an hour's drive from Osaka and Universal Studios Japan.
Carpeted rooms come with twin beds and an en suite bathroom, while Japanese-style rooms offer traditional futons on tatami (woven mat) floors. All rooms are fitted with an LCD TV, a mini-fridge, free green tea and yukata robes.
Guests at Kanko Hotel Shigisan can unwind in a spacious public hot spring bath with nature views, either indoors or in the open air. The hotel houses a souvenir shop and vending machines for ice-cream and drinks.
A Japanese breakfast is served at restaurant Ohashi, while a traditional multi-course dinner is served at the dining room. The cafe-lounge not only offers marvelous nature views, but also easy sofas and karaoke.