River Retreat Garaku, Toyama
|56-2 Kasuga, 939-2224, Toyama, Toyama, Chubu, JAPAN.|
Description: River Retreat GarakuEnjoying a spectacular location, perched on the banks of the river Jinzu, and surrounded by the lush forests of the foothills of the Northern Japanese Alps, River Retreat Garaku is a contemporary design hotel, featuring a unique combination of stunning minimalist Japanese and Western décor. This fabulous property provides luxurious boutique style accommodation, first-class gourmet cuisine and polished, bespoke service in an idyllic riverside setting.
Fabulous for relaxing escapes in the heart of nature, River Retreat Garaku offers many opportunities for exploring this fascinating region. Nearby attractions include the The Suiboku Museum, the Toyama Glass Art Museum or the Rakusui-tei Art Museum and Garden. Golf enthusiasts will be delighted by the number of excellent courses in the area, and other outdoor activities available in the region include hiking, climbing and winter sports.
River Retreat Garaku is home to two fine dining restaurants, the Rakumi Japanese Restaurant and the French Restaurant L'évo. Rakumi offers memorable creations based on the finest local seafood and vegetables, while L'évo's chef Eiji Taniguchi brings his immense experience with some of Tokyo's finest restaurants and three Michelin star chef Bernard Loisean, resulting in an unforgettable culinary marriage between masterful French techniques and exquisite local ingredients.
Type of rooms: River Retreat GarakuStandard rooms:
The standard rooms are set up in a Western style. The décor of each room is indicated by the name of the room: England, Denmark, Carpet Room, Asia Room and Greece. All rooms have balconies with dramatic river views. The Standard Rooms come with two full-size beds, a powder room and a WC.
Room size 33 sq m.
Deluxe Rooms - Main Building:
In each of these rooms there is a spa with a view of the Jinzu River. Rooms are decorated in a western style or a Japanese and Western fusion style, and come with two double beds. These rooms can accommodate two to three guests. Room size 55 sq m plus balcony.
Suites - Main Building:
There are three suites in the main building with unique riverside or parkside views, baths, and spacious, airy interior design. These rooms also feature an expansive seating and dining area, an private bathrooms with a powder room, WC and spa-type bathtub. These rooms come with two double beds and can accommodate up to four guests. Suite size 72 to 80 sq m.
Premier Suites - Main Building:
The Premier Suites are unusually spacious and decorated in a Japanese and Western fusion style. Here guests can enjoy a Jacuzzi bath with views of the Jinzu River. The Premier Suites have two bedrooms, one with a large double bed and the other with two double beds, a separate living and dining area, and a separate WC, powder room and Jacuzzi bath. These suites can accommodate five to size guests. Suite size 100 sq m.
Premier Suites - Annex Building:
These immense, light-filled suites are decorated in a Japanese and Western fusion style using natural materials, giving them a warm, cosy atmosphere. The Premier Suites have two bedrooms, one with two double beds and the other in a Japanese style with futons. They also have a separate powder room, WC and free-standing or Jacuzzi bathtubs. Both suites have a terrace and fabulous views of the river. These suites can accommodate three to six guests.
Suite size 115 sq m.
Premium Suites with Spas - Annex Building:
The ''Hibika'' suite is decorated in a Japanese and Western fusion style in coordinated black and white, accented by the furniture, and features a granite spa bath. The ''Fusha'' suite is decorated in a Japanese style with twin beds. It has a bath made of cypress wood, filled with spring water. Both suites have a separate bedroom, a Japanese-style room, and a large living room. There is private bathroom with a separate WC, powder room and free-standing bathtub. Both suites also have a large river-view terrace and a separate courtyard. Up to four guests. Suite size 115 sq m plus terrace.
''Butterfly'' Luxury Suite - Main Building:
This corner suite has a cypress bath with a magnificent view, two bedrooms and a very spacious living room with expansive river views. Beauty, comfort and tranquility make this an outstanding room. This suite can accommodate up to eight guests. Suite size 140 sq m plus balcony.
Luxury Suites - Annex Building:
The ''Walnut Suite'' is decorated in a Japanese and Western fusion style using coordinated natural tones and features a Jacuzzi bathtub. The ''Omokurenai'' suite is designed in a Japanese and Western fusion style with camellia red contrasts. It also has a Jacuzzi bathtub and a dry, low temperature sauna. Both suites feature a separate bedroom, a traditional Japanese-style bedroom, and a spacious living and dining area. There is also a separate powder room and WC. These suites can accommodate six to seven guests.
Suite size 150 sq m plus terrace.
Luxury Suites with Spas - Annex Building:
The ''Renka'' suite is decorated is in a Japanese and Western fusion style using red accents based on the colour of a Chinese quince. It has a bath made of cypress wood. The ''Gengaku'' suite has a has a relaxed atmosphere. The bath is made of cypress, which is filled with hot spring water. Both suites have a separate living room/dining area, and two bedrooms, one with two double beds and the other with Japanese beds. There is also a separate courtyard, and a powder room and a WC. Both suites can accommodate up to seven guests. Suite size 150 sq m plus terrace.
Additional information: River Retreat Garaku
Airport transfers and shuttle services are available on prior request.
Number of rooms: 20
Official category: 3 stars.
Languages spoken: Japanese, English.Smoking policy: All rooms are non smoking. This property also has a designated smoking area.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Diners Club, JCB, NicoS, UC.
GPS Coordinates: 36° 33' 38.02'' N 137° 12' 15.75'' E
Nearest airport: Toyama Airport - 10,5 km.