Hotel Generous Karuizawa

April 2nd, 2011 by
Category: Accomodations, Cuisine, Events, Report
The appearance of Hotel Generous Karuizawa in the evening.
Entrance and lobby.  In winter the wood stove will warm you.

// Hotel Generous Karuizawa is operating as usual without any influence of the March 11th earthquake and radiation as of April 2, 2011.  Please feel safe to come. //

I often go cycling in the southern part of Karuizawa, not only for holding guided bike tours but also for my own refreshment.  South Karuizawa boasts beautiful, open and tranquil scenery with rich nature.  When I go to South Karuizawa by bike, I often pass by beautiful buildings surrounded by green lawn and have been curious about them for long.  This time, finally, I visited there, “Hotel Generous Karuizawa”.  So let me introduce it to you.

First of all, Hotel Generous Karuizawa stands in a specious ground as the above photo.  The European-style buildings and guestrooms are elegant and classic.   Each of the ten guestrooms has its own design, so you can choose the room of your taste by looking at the photo gallery of the hotel’s website.   You will have dinner and breakfast at the restaurant called “Artigny”.  The restaurant serves authentic French multi-course dinner and Western-style breakfast using seasonally fresh local ingredients (they even have their own farm!).  In warm seasons, you can enjoy breakfast at the terrace with a great view of the extensive lovely garden.

Hotel Generous Karuizawa is also known for wedding.  They have their own chapel on their premise where you can have a wedding ceremony.  They have four different types of banquet rooms, Andrews, Angella, Artigny and Anny, where you can hold a wedding banquet.  You can choose the room depending on your taste and group size, from a very small group to a large group of 120 guests.

If you like to have a relaxing mountain resort holiday, why not staying at Hotel Generous Karuizawa?  I’m sure you will have a special time there.


Suite double room on the second floor.
Suite twin room (Barrier free).

Restaurant Artigny. Dinner and breakfast are served.



French dinner with fresh and seasonal local ingredients.


Breakfast at the refreshing terrace facing a beautiful garden.

Name of the facility Hotel Generous Karuizawa
Description of business Accommodation and wedding
Tel 0267-48-1105 (Japan country code: 81)
Fax 0267-48-2825 (Japan country code: 81)
Address 566, Hocchi, Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano-ken, 389-0113, Japan
Reservations and inquiries Online reservation (on hotel homepage), Email, Fax or Tel (Telephone is available from 10:00 to 19:00) 
10 minutes by bus from Karuizawa Station or 10 minutes by car from Karuizawa IC.  (Map is on hotel homepage)
Operating dates and hours Open every day of the year (sometimes closed on Tuesday in winter) 
No. of guestrooms 10 Western-style rooms (can accommodate 20 guests)
Rates and other prices JPY10,000 or more per person with breakfast (if standard double room)
General information of Karuizawa Contact Karuizawa Tourist Information Offices: TEL: 0267-42-5538 (Old Town) / 0267-42-2491 (Karuizawa Station) / 0267-45-6050 (Naka Karuizawa Station). (Click “English” button.)

2 Responses to “Hotel Generous Karuizawa

  1. Great information for me,too. Thank you. I didn’t know about the place, and got curious. So I opened the hotel’s HP you have attached. And found that they are holding many discounted events this year for their 2oth anniversary. The rates are very reasonable,too!

  2. Mariko-san, thanks for your remark. Hotel Generous Karuizawa is worth staying not only for overseas visitors but also for Nagano residents like us. The facility is sophisticated yet relaxing. Highly recommended!