The Ritz-Carlton arrives in Japan’s Nikko

The Ritz-Carlton, Nikko

The Ritz-Carlton, Nikko has opened its doors in the Northern Kanto region of Japan.

Nestled in a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the hotel is surrounded by natural treasures including the Kegon Falls, as well as an array of famous Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. Perched along Lake Chuzenji and Mount Nantai, guests can easily access prominent scenic attractions, such as Nikko National Park.

The Ritz-Carlton, Nikko houses 94 guestrooms, along with four distinct dining experiences; the Spa at The Ritz-Carlton, Nikko; and more.

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“We are thrilled to be able to offer an elevated level of luxury and the first of its kind to be located in the sublime mountain region of Nikko,” enthused vice president, brand – Asia Pacific, Marriott International, Jennie Toh. “Our [employees] at The Ritz-Carlton, Nikko are looking forward to welcoming guests and providing enriching, authentic experiences that truly embrace the local culture and destination.”

Visitors can choose from a collection of unforgettable excursions offered by the hotel, ranging from cycling through protected wetlands, to strolling through the precincts of centuries-old sanctuaries, meditating under waterfalls, ascending their frozen cascades in winter, and more. Entwined with local culture, the hotel also offers guests the opportunity to master the Japanese skill of furoshiki wrapping, witness a mystical temple fire ceremony or enjoy the sounds of drums and Japanese flute music at a sacred ritual ceremonial dance.