10 group hotels in rural areas of Japan by 2030 with the same concept as Zenagi
History & Story
As a journalist traveling all over Japan, the owner has driven to revitalize rural areas and communicate the beauty of true life in Japan to the world. This is where the journey has begun.
Olympians and Micheline star chefs as his friends come together to create this hotel.
The theme is “expedition” to explore the people, the nature, the history and the culture in the local area so hotel staff are all storytellers. The hotel is a well-renovated Kominka house from the Edo period.
2020/4/1 new stand-alone restaurant
Date added extensions
2020/4/1 new stand-alone restraunt to open
2021/4/1 additional villas to open
Main Strengths, Special Touch
Not just staying at a luxury hotel, we provide true experiences as the expedition hotel.
Engaging with the local people and the places that only Zenagi can offer.
Located in between Tokyo and Kyoto, only one hour from Nagoya.
In the heart of Nakasendo trail with post towns of Tsumago and Magome.
Deep valley surrounds the area where true Japanese life still remains.
Key sites/activities in the area
Nakasendo trail with Tsumago and Magome
Lacquerwear crqaftsman’s town
Kakizore canyon – national forest
Mt. Ontake – mountain of god
The very first expedition hotel in Japan
Tsumago only 5 mins from the property is ranked #1 of post town in Japan
Known for the best game meat (gibier) in Japan
Children’s corner NA
Minimum age is 12 unless a buy-out of the property or advance consultation
•Number of Luxury rooms: • 3 rooms
Restaurants & Bars
• All inclusive
• Italian meal produed by Patrizia di Benedict of Michelin-starred Bye Bye Blues
• Japanese meal produced by Hidehito Uchiyama of Tokyo’s Ginza Uchiyama
Corporate & Celebration Events
• Wedding (up to 40 pax)
• Corporate events (up to 12 pax)