Hotel Associa Takayama Resort, Japan
Open air bath of the Hotel Associa, Takayama, just before dawn
Copyright (C) 2015 Junhaku Miyamoto All right reserved.
Hida-Takayama, located about four hours from Tokyo by super-express and
limited express trains, is a well-known
as a well-preserved quarter with Edo-style streets. It is, sometimes, called
'Little Kyoto of Hida District'.
Hotel Associa Takayama Resort provides 290 well-equipped western-style
guest rooms. Of these, non-smoking rooms
are 48 (16.6%) only. All restaurants are smoke-free. There is a smoking
booth on the first floor near the main entrance.
(L) The first view when a hotel guest entered to the Hotel (R) The interior
of a twin bedroom
(L) A deluxe twin bedroom (M) Air-conditioner control panel (R) Cabinet-type
(L) A toilet with bidet functions (R) Soap, shampoo and conditioner dispenser
A dinning room
A buffet dinning room on the second floor
A dinning room in a Jpapanese-style on the sixth floor
An approach to a public bath on the sixth floor
An instruction how to enjoy a Japanese-style public bath:
1. Take off all clothes at a dressing room.
2. Clean yourself before getting into an Onsen(hot spring)-bath.
3. Be quiet during bathing. No jump, no swimming should be done in the
4. Do not put your towel in a hot-spring water.
(L) The entrance and interior of smoking booth (R) Foreign-currency exchange
machine is placed in the lobby hall.
(L) Lobby lounge cafe, Cenery (R) A shuttle bus runs every hour between
Takayama railway station and the Hotel.
Official website of Hotel Associa Takayama Resort
Smoke-free Hotels in Japan
A summary of smoking-room rate studied in local hotels of Japan
Smoking Restriction at Hotels in the World: Actual Survey
The ratio of a smoking guest room to the total hotel rooms was calculated,
based on-the-spot investigation.
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$B!z(BThis Web site is link-free.
This information was provided by the Smokefree Hotel and Travel.
The article was written in November 2015.
All photography was taken by Dr. Junhaku Miyamoto in November 2015.
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