APA Villa Hotel in Marunouchi Ekimae of Nagoya is a great one! The rooms may be small but the amenities are complete from toiletries to TV ( though only one English Channel providing news) to refrigerator to kettle to tadaaaaa, a roof top hot bath! I have been doing onsen both in Japan and the Philippines, privately. This is the first time I did it in public. I was able to try it because the bath area aren't always full. There is enough ethics amongst users of not staring at each other LOL. There is an indoor big bath and a smaller one outside. I prefer the one outside because of the natural head cooling effect. I get the chance to skip pouring cold water on my head to prevent super dilation. A small sauna in the room can accommodate at least four to six slim people, and a cold small pool is beside it. There is shampoo, soap, conditioner, facial wash, conditioner, skin lotion, emulsion, hair drier and weighing scale in the hot bath area.
The service is good with friendly, helpful staff. The hotel buffet breakfast is filling. Eat late breakfast to cover your lunch! The hotel is very neararunouchi subway station. It is several hundred steps to Nagoya Castle, Sakae and Osu Kannon if you are fond of counting til 10000 steps daily.More
- Free Wifi