Immerse yourself in a unique stay where historic architecture harmoniously merges with the natural splendor of the Seto Inland Sea

Simose Art Garden Villa

Simose Art Garden Villa in Otake City, Hiroshima Prefecture, is a one-of-a-kind destination combining an art museum, villa, and restaurant. Designed by the famed architect Shigeru Ban, it has garnered attention from architecture enthusiasts and discerning international travelers, especially after being featured in AFAR as one of "Japan's Best Hotels to Book in 2023." Ideal for those who appreciate a fusion of art, culture, and culinary delights, the hotel offers two distinct villa areas: the Forest Villas, surrounded by lush greenery, and the Waterfront Villas, overlooking a serene water basin. Each area has five villas, accommodating up to 22 guests across 4.6 hectares. The elegant architectural design is harmoniously framed by its natural surroundings showing Shigeru Ban's ingenuity.

Guests are welcomed with refreshments, and you can savor succulent French cuisine at Simose's restaurant. With a focus on using local ingredients, the culinary team surprises guests with innovative flavors. On the other hand, the museum offers exclusive guest access at certain times, providing uninterrupted peaceful art immersion. The fusion of architectural elegance, breathtaking natural scenery, and fine French cuisine creates a unique world catering to intellectual curiosity and relaxation.


2-10-50 Harumi, Otake-shi, Hiroshima

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