Hidden in Japan’s northern Kanto region and set along the scenic Lake Chuzenji, The Ritz-Carlton, Nikko offers a pristine haven where nature and culture are revered. Graceful and minimal, the hotel showcases the subtle feel of luxury through dining and spa experiences and accommodations that overlook Lake Chuzenji of Mount Nantai. Nikko local elements are elevated at The Ritz-Carlton yet retain Japan’s beautiful minimalism: luxury accommodations feature traditional engawas or porches. The wellness experience is highlighted by an Onsen, or Japanese hot spring, the only kind for The Ritz-Carlton.
Accommodations - Serenity meets tradition in Nikko - Nikko’s shrines and temples have earned it a place on UNESCO’s World Heritage list. That history and beauty are told through the hotel’s room and suites. Each offers a spacious layout with an engawa, porch, a lake or mountain view, and décor that blends minimalist and traditional touches.
Explore Restaurants In Nikko - Japanese tradition and craftsmanship steer the dining experiences at this Nikko hotel. Ingredients from local purveyors find their way onto plates and into glasses, with every dish and drink reflecting the culture’s appreciation for beauty and design. The freshest local fare is transformed into stellar creations at two restaurants serving Japanese and western cuisine. ''The Japanese Restaurant by The Ritz-Carlton, Nikko'', open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. This venue offers three dedicated areas for sushi, teppanyaki, and kaiseki. Under the creative vision and watchful eye of executive chef Shingo Hayasaka, Lakehouse, the hotel's two-story western-style restaurant unites produce from local farms with the daily catch of nearby waters, creating memorable meals letting the intrinsic flavors of fresh premium ingredients shine.
''The Lakehouse'' - Tribute to the Classic Boathouse - Inspired by dreams of escaping to your own lakeside boathouse retreat, the Lakehouse serves Western cuisine in a tranquil setting, tucked away in the hotel courtyard. The renowned chefs invoke the century-old nostalgia of traditional western family mealtime by serving classic, heart-warming dishes, lovingly prepared using only fresh fruit, vegetables, and produce locally sourced from the surrounding fields and farms in Tochigi prefecture. Designed to complement and showcase the area’s natural beauty, floor-to-ceiling windows allow guests to immerse themselves in nature. Enjoy hearty food and refreshments while taking in breathtaking views of the glistening Lake Chuzenji set against a backdrop of Mount Nantai nestled in lush forests - an experience to feed the mind, body, and soul truly.
''The Bar'' - Fine whiskeys from Japan and abroad are served over hand-chipped ice spheres made from Nikko's pure waters, and original cocktails showcase local ingredients at The Bar. With its ample use of natural wood and the soft natural light that flows in from the long bank of windows overlooking the hotel garden and the lake and mountains beyond, The Lobby Lounge is a perfect place to unwind with the hotel's signature afternoon tea and views, a delight in every season.
Being embedded in nature allows guests to participate in various activities, from hiking to skiing and explore sights, including natural hot springs, Kegon Falls, the Senjo-Gahara marshland, and Nikko’s UNESCO World Heritage shrines and temples. The Ritz-Carlton, Nikko, also offers exclusive accesses for those looking to unveil Nikko’s sacred shrines and temples' mystique.
The Spa - A Resort Spa Inspired By Nikko’s Onsen Spirit - Immerse yourself in the unique and serene Spa at The Ritz Carlton, Nikko. A haven of serenity and sophistication, the Spa is situated amongst pristine nature and is surrounded by a wealth of culture enlivening the senses, which instills both harmony and balance. The Spa enhances your well-being with a unique and extensive indoor and outdoor Onsen facility, combining luxury expertise and sublime service to complete this remarkable Spa Escape.
Local Area - A Destination To Discover Japan’s Culture & Beauty - Set within Nikko National Park in the mountainous region of Oku-Nikko (Inner-Nikko), the hotel immerses guests in the ever-changing palette of Japan’s natural beauty. Spring welcomes cherry blossoms and colorful wildflowers; summer explodes into an expanse of green forests; fall brings with it tones of orange and yellow and winter dresses in a fresh coat of white snow. Being embedded in nature allows guests to participate in various activities, from hiking to skiing and exploring sights, including natural hot springs, Kegon Falls, the Senjo-Gahara marshland, and Nikko’s UNESCO World Heritage shrines and temples.