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River Retreat Garaku

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56-2 Kasuga, Toyama 939-2224 Toyama Prefecture See on map
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A clean, modern hotel, with beautiful amenities, this is a true retreat. Nestled on the river, it is far from town - so dont expect to venture too far from the property. The restaurants are both supremely delicious, yet approachable. This is the kind of...More

Thank CarpLampsons
Response from リバーリトリート雅楽倶, 支配人 at River Retreat GarakuResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear CarpLampsons san Thank you for staying River Retreat Garaku. And we also appreciate to you posting your feedback and review. We will use your feedback to make future stays even more enjoyable and comfortable. We hope that you will be continue to stay at...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Because of typhoon, we just booked this hotel 1 day before arrival. The welcome service is very nice which we could enjoy the nice river view with welcome drink and snack in the reception hall. Receptionist’s English is very good. The room is stylish, but...More

Thank Ngtintin
Response from リバーリトリート雅楽倶, 支配人 at River Retreat GarakuResponded 18 December 2017

Dear Ngtintin san Thank you for your staying and wonderful review. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed the stay and had a great time in Garaku. However,we are sorry that our explanation about the room was inadequate. Please be enjoy the room with hot...More

Reviewed 11 April 2018

I have been to Japan more than 20 times and have been so many hotels. River Retreat (リバーリトリート雅樂倶 ) is definitely one of the best. The décor is modern and chic and yet you won’t feel cold like some of the high-end hotels in Japan....More

Thank Melissa W
Response from リバーリトリート雅楽倶, 支配人 at River Retreat GarakuResponded 13 April 2018

Dear Melissa W san Thank you for staying River Retreat Garaku. And we also appreciate to you posting your feedback and review. We will use your feedback to make future stays even more enjoyable and comfortable. We hope that you will be continue to stay...More

Reviewed 31 March 2018

Was here for lunch at the Levo restaurant last year and was very much impressed by the quality offered by the hotel. Thus decided to return this year and stayed at the hotel and tried Levo again. Did make a good decision as the first...More

Thank larrylP2076NA
Response from リバーリトリート雅楽倶, 支配人 at River Retreat GarakuResponded 1 April 2018

Dear larrylP2076NA san Thank you for staying Garaku. And we also appreciate to you posting your feedback and review. We will use your feedback to make future stays even more enjoyable. We hope that you will be continue to stay with us when you will...More

Reviewed 25 December 2017

The Good: -- The lobby is magnificent. The fireplace is especially inviting since we visited on a snowy day. Most of the public areas (the living rooms, the library, etc) are terrific. Art is thoughtfully and tastefully displayed throughout the property. -- Staff is unfailingly...More

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Response from リバーリトリート雅楽倶, 支配人 at River Retreat GarakuResponded 3 January 2018

Dear TWGirl san Thank you for your staying at our hotel and your review. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed the stay and had a great time in Garaku. However,we are sorry about the smell of the suite.We will consult with facility manager and...More

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we've been awarded "four red pavilion, the best comfort hotel" by the Michelin Guide 2016 Toyama • Ishikawa. River Retreat Garaku is a luxury boutique hotel situated on the Jinzu ("Path of the Gods") River ...More in the forested foothills of the Northern Japan Alps. In this sublime setting outside central Toyama City you are enveloped in the unique Japanese aesthetic of nature and art, all within a modern architectural masterpiece. Ever present views of the timeless hills and river are brought through dramatic windows into the lobby, restaurants and guest rooms, which are filled with stunning sight lines, quiet spaces and exquisite art. The spring fed baths, cedar tubs, and colors of traditional Japan are paired with more than 300 pieces of contemporary Japanese art from the owner's extraordinary collection. With only 25 very spacious rooms and suites, each with a different decor, large common spaces, multiple onsen (spa) and aromatherapy facilities, and two exceptional restaurants with traditional Japanese and French/Japanese fusion cuisines, Garaku emphasizes personal attention, relaxation and privacy. L'evo or Evolution is the new nouvelle cuisine French/Japanese fusion restaurant at Garaku where the world class seafood of Toyama Bay and local mountain vegetables are brilliantly combined for a total culinary and aesthetic experience. At Garaku's Japanese restaurant Rakumi ("Enjoy the Taste") you can experience the best of washoku, the traditional Japanese cuisine UNESCO has designated a world cultural asset. Here the chef blends Kanto (Tokyo) and Kansai (Osaka) styles in delectable presentations of elegant simplicity where every ingredient can be savored. Whether you are looking for a memorable experience away from the pressures of the city, want to avoid the rule bound atmosphere of a traditional ryokan or want a romantic getaway, Garaku invites you to come, be pampered, and relax. Imagine visiting the amazing home of a serious art collector where your every wish is granted. This is Garaku. Garaku is conveniently located 20 minutes from the Toyama Airport, 30 minutes from the Hokuriku Shinkansen (bullet train) at Toyama Station, or one hour from Kanazawa Station. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Sauna
Shuttle Bus Service
Beachfront
Room Service
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Spa
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
25
Price range
US$261 - US$1,148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Japan > Chubu > Hokuriku > Toyama Prefecture > Toyama
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Spa
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
25
Price range
US$261 - US$1,148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Japan > Chubu > Hokuriku > Toyama Prefecture > Toyama
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"A true retreat, peaceful and luxurious"
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