Welcome to Hotel Indigo Karuizawa, where our locally inspired design and experiences offer you an authentic perspective of one of Japan’s most loved mountain retreat. Discover the many stories of our neighborhood – from its humble beginnings as an Edo period town later established as a summer resort by western missionaries, to its status as a fashionable retreat for royalty, creatives, and intellects alike. Our boutique hotel design is inspired by the town’s sophisticated sensibility and abundance of nature. It boasts modern appeal with intriguing local design to beautifully capture the true spirt of this neighborhood where East meets West. Our Hotel Indigo Neighborhood Hosts will share fascinating stories of Karuizawa past and present that will enrich your experience when you are both in the hotel and out exploring the local neighborhood. At Hotel Indigo we welcome you with the very same warm hospitality which the local people of Karuizawa are so renowned for.