With architecture by Azuma Architect & Associates, Hoshinoya is a ryokan inspired hotel that maintains a distinctively Japanese approach to hospitality, offering a high level of functionality and intuitiveness. Upon arrival, guests remove their shoes, and this concept was used as a basis for the entire hotel. Hoshinoya was a clear winner in its category, with judges praising its “amazing concept and aesthetics”, combining architecture, landscape and interiors for a modern interpretation of a traditional ryokan structure.
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