Shikoku region that consists of 4 prefectures of Kagawa, Tokushima, Ehime, Kochi is one of the islands rich in nature in Japan, surrounded by the sea on all sides. Not only breathtaking scenery and highlights but also local ingredients such as olives and oranges made with warm climate, and seafood from the Seto Inland Sea are also one of the attractive things of this region. With the richness of its tourism resources, it has also attracted hot attention from foreign visitors in recent years. This time, let's introduce one of the best hotels to explore in this fascinating Shikoku tourism as a hub.
The city of Takamatsu in Kagawa that is easy to access from Honshu, so to speak, is a Shikoku's gateway. From Tokyo area, more than 10 flights are flying every day between Haneda and Takamatsu Airport (takes about 1 hour and 20 minutes), and from Osaka area to Takamatsu Station by Shinkansen (bullet train) is about 2 and half hours. There are also many direct flights from Asian countries such as Shanghai, Hong Kong, Taipei, Seoul, and it is likely to be getting even more attention in the future.
Located 40 minutes from Takamatsu Airport by limousine bus and a 1-minute walk from Takamatsu station, there is a hotel, “JR Hotel Clement Takamatsu.”
It is adjacent to “Sunport Takamatsu” having a symbol tower, a concert hall and restaurants, and just a 3-minute away from a ferry terminal connecting to Naoshima and other islands of the Seto Inland Sea. It is a quite perfect location as a hub for sightseeing in Kagawa.
Standard double room with ocean view (an example)
Deluxe double room and bathroom (an example)
Corner Deluxe Twin room, spacious 45 square-meter
The hotel has the largest facilities in the Shikoku district, and its unique landscapes from rooms such as the Seto Inland Sea, Takamatsu Castle Ruins, and attractive city views are one of the highlights. As it is also popular as a wedding hall there are reputable restaurants using rich local produced ingredients including seafood from the Seto Inland Sea.
Seafood set meal 2,400 yen. Served as Ochazuke at “Japanese restaurant Seto”
Sukiyaki set meal of brand beef “Olive Beef” 4,800 yen
Japanese and Western style buffet breakfast at cafe & restaurant “Vent” (an example)
Atrium with open ceiling “Lobby Lounge Fontaine”
Fontaine's desserts and snack menu (an example)
At “Kotobuki-ya” on the 2nd floor of the hotel, they offer “Kimono Odekake (outing) Plan.” (*advance booking required. see the official website of the hotel for details) It comes with a kimono rental, dressing, and easy hair arrangement, and from 5400 yen. An experience of strolling in kimono with superb Setouchi landscapes is absolutely unique to this hotel!
In addition, there are many attractive facilities for travelers such as free rental smartphones and Wi-Fi, equipped in all guest rooms, visitor information service, stationed bilingual staffs in English and Chinese, etc. Let’s start your travel with “JR Hotel Clement Takamatsu,” which provides the ideal location, gourmet, and hospitality.
“JR Hotel Clement Takamatsu”
● 1-1, Hamanocho, Takamatsu-shi, Kagawa Prefecture
*The above information was last updated February 12, 2018. For further information, please contact the facilities directly.
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