Under the Same Management for Over 1,300 Years


world's oldest hotel
In the Western world hotels frequently attract customers by advertising “Under New Management.” The family that owns the Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan hotel hasn’t been able to do that for more than 1,300 years. 

Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan is a hot spring hotel in Hayakawa, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. It opened in the year 705 and has been operated by 52 generations of the same family. 

Ironically, the second-oldest hotel, Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan, opened just eight years later and is not far away, in Yamanashi, Japan. 

Reservations at Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan start at about $400 per night and can be made through the hotel’s website: http://www.keiunkan.co.jp/en/

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