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Benesse House

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Imagine looking out your window at the seto sea from your room, and also being able to see if from the bathroom, and having original Albers prints on both sides of the bed. Imagine being able to walk through a museum in your pajamas and slippers. It was fantastic, though pricier than anyplace that we'd normally stay at.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place. By far the best hotel and modern art museum in one place. Great views from superb room. It doesn't get any better than this. Just make sure you book in advance to stay at the museum itself. The garden with outdoor art is amazing too

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice room with great view, excellent breakfast buffet but not in the same building (we stayed in the museum hotel). Efficient shuttle service. Unfortunately, no bar for a before or/and after dinner drink. Dinner hours from 6-8pm and 8-10 are strictly inforced! Staff at the reception not very helpful nor customer oriented. No gym, no bicycle rent and no pool.... More 

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Thank Michael F
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Oval room203 at the beginning of July. It is a one of a kind experience ! You feel you're in the island of Dr No - or some other James Bond movie. The whole aproach, from the ferry arrival, the shuttle, the Art populated village to the hillside hotel - makes this a unique journey. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are an art lover and are planning a trip to Japan, treat yourself by visiting Naoshima Island and staying at the Benesse House. The hotel is wonderful: * friendly, helpful staff *rooms in "The Park" all face the sea, are very comfortable with a nice yet minimalist decor *free shuttle for guests between the hotel, ferry and all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Very expensive but the view from your room and the art is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Staying at Benesse House and then enjoying the island is wonderful. Stay at least 2 nights so you can visit all the interesting sites.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

We were lucky enough to book a room in the Oval and it was really a memorable experience for us! The view there is amazing and catching the sunrise from our room was really special. I would want to go back again and hopefully stay longer next time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I had a Wonderfull time here, I enjoyed all what the hotel had to offer, going to the museum late in the evening, and going to Kusama yellow pumpkin in the evening, and eating here . . the Japanese restaurant was much better then I had expected. I coming back to japan I would definitely come back here, and spend... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

The Benesse House is a beautifully located hotel set within enormous grounds on Naoshima; with easy access to multiple museums and an on-site Benesse museum of it's own. The rooms are basic, large but well designed; with pretty bathrooms and comfortable beds. The balcony is stunning with a view out to the ocean. Note that the hotel has decided not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

It was our second time in Naoshima and our second time staying at Benesse House. Last time we stayed a night in The Park Hotel and another one in The Musem Hotel. This time we were lucky to stay in a beach suite and we couldn't be happier. Everything about it was perfect. Especially the large balcony looking out to... More 

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Internet
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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Additional Information about Benesse House

Address: Gotanji, Naoshima-cho, Kagawa-gun, Naoshima-cho 761-3110, Kagawa Prefecture
Location: Japan > Shikoku > Kagawa Prefecture > Kagawa-gun > Naoshima-cho
Price Range: $149 - $616 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 65
Also Known As:
Benesse House Hotel Naoshima-Cho
Benesse Hotel Naoshima Cho
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