Best boutique and luxury hotels in Japan

We’ve discovered your new favourite luxury and boutique hotels in Japan. Scroll on to find your first-class Asian holiday…

  1. Niseko, Japan

    Zaborin

    Style

    Ravishing ryokan

    Setting

    Hanazono Forest haven

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A bottle of local sake from Niseko brewery

    Price per night from (ex tax)$1,316.89

  2. Kanazawa, Japan

    Beniya Mukayu

    Style

    Revamped ryokan

    Setting

    Lush Yamashiro gardens

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A glass of local wine or sake each at dinner

    Price per night from (ex tax)$700.94

  3. Kyoto, Japan

    Suiran Hotel, Kyoto

    Style

    Motorbike mogul's manse

    Setting

    Temple-strewn riverside

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    One set of Hisui rice-jelly balls each at Café Hassui

    To check availability, call 1 800 464 2040