Breakfast for the 2019-2020 Winter Season

2019.10.30

Beginning November 1, 2019, Kaname Inn Tatemachi will be offering a new breakfast to its guests in the morning. As with all dishes from Kanazawa Music Bar, this meal is made with local ingredients from Kanazawa and the surrounding areas in Ishikawa Prefecture. Our goal is to offer you, our guest, a morning meal that […]

Up to 40% Off Your Stay: Winter Premium Plan

2019.10.29

Limited time only offer: Up to 40% off our regular room rates Our highest available discount for your winter trip in Japan! Only available for reservations of two (2) or more consecutive nights from December 1st, 2019 to February 29th, 2020. All directly booked reservations made through Kaname-inn.com include: free breakfast priority views for Standard […]

Eco Policy

2019.10.28

We invite our guests to join us in keeping our world green and healthy for generations to come. Our hotel has incorporated policies to reduce waste, and we offer a water station for guests to refill bottles and other containers rather than purchase more plastics. Many amenities are available upon request, including reusable bags. 1. […]

“Discovering Kanazawa” by Yasushi Kurita

2019.07.13

The Joys of Kanazawa Ishikawa Prefecture hugs the Japan Sea. As you head inland, the coast gives way to snow-capped mountains, underneath which hot springs waters roil. And in the middle of the Prefecture sits one of Japan’s most attractive cities: Kanazawa. . . . Kaname, Hotel If you need a reasonably priced place to […]

Tatemachi Rooftop Film Festival

2019.07.01

In the shopping promenade of Tatemachi Street, even a parking lot becomes a tourist attraction! Powered by the Kanazawa Film Festival, the brand new Tatemachi Rooftop Film Fest sets out to make a movie experience that is both modern and nostalgic, with a little something extra. From the Top of Tatemachi Parking, the open sky […]

Accommodation Tax for the City of Kanazawa Begins

2019.03.30

For all Kanazawa visitors from the 1st of April 2019: Kanazawa City has instituted an accommodation tax on all paid accommodations (hotel, hostel, Airbnb, etc.). The amount is determined by the room charge, per room, per person, per night. If the price of lodging per person, per night is less than ¥20,000, the tax for […]

Hokuriku English Party

2018.10.01

Kaname Japan is proud to work with IIBC English Café to promote English among Kanazawa citizens and a welcoming atmosphere for Kanazawa visitors. To help reach those goals, we invite citizens and visitors alike to our Hokuriku English Party this October 5th. Details below! Make a new nearby friend and learn a bit more than […]

Our Breakfast Coffee Selection: “No. 3 Warehouse” Roasters

2018.05.03

Enjoy the taste of Kanazawa as much as possible during your stay, starting with your morning coffee. Good Coffee with Good Music Our selection for coffee with our breakfast comes from the No. 3 Warehouse Coffee Roasted, located 20 minutes from central Kanazawa. Renovated from an old warehouse, they also host a huge, comfortable cafe […]

“Kanazawa: Japanese town of your dreams” by Anshel Ma

2017.05.03

Just don’t call it Little Kyoto After climbing a precarious flight of wooden stairs, I find myself sitting in a little teahouse in the Kazue-machi chaya district, one of three main entertainment areas in Kanazawa. It is freezing out, and as I gaze out the window, the river is flanked by blankets of white on […]

“City of Gold” by Jane Molinary

2017.03.01

More than two-and-a-half centuries ago in Kyoto, Japan, Toraku Sanjin tossed and turned. A butterfly that kept landing on his pillow made him unable to sleep. Having his folding fan close by, he threw it toward the insect in an attempt to shoo it away. Needless to say, he missed, but, not for naught. He […]