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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We're going to art island!! A dream come true. Accom at Benesse House was first booking I made after flights. We drove from Kyoto and came across on ferry from port Uno to stay two nights at the Park. We visited Teshima on the Monday when museums were closed on Naoshima. Brilliant all of it, the architecture & art &...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed one night in Benesse House and one night in Oval .......the greatest place I've stayed. The natural beauty of the Inland Sea is breath-taking, the 4-man funicular railway adds a touch of 007, the art us superb, and to spend a whole weekend in Tadao Ando is a true treat. The food in the museum restaurant and at...

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paris
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We spent 2 nights in this hotel and just loved it. From the buildings designed by tadao ando to the delicious restaurant ( we had the full set menu.) the chef is preparing French style food with local products... awesome Deserts are very original and tasty Breakfast is excellent with fresh bread , croissant, fruits salad Rooms are very comfortable...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Nao-shima is a tiny island in the Inland Sea off Honshu, the major island in Japan. To reach there, it takes about 3 hours by Shinkan-sen (the bullet train) from Tokyo to Okayama. Then from Okayama , about a 40 minutes taxi ride to a pier where one can get on a ferry to Nao-shima. The ferry is modern and...

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Amsterdam
Reviewed 27 January 2017

I totally recommend to go to Naoshima and the surrounding islands if you are an art lover. But be prepared that the Benesse House is quite expensive. They have four different places, we stayed in "Park" which is one of the cheapest. The layout of the rooms is very good, with lots of wood. Since the walls/floors are thin, opt...

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Menlo Park, CA
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We visited this museum and stayed at the museum/hotel in November of 2016. The outside spaces are stunning, the outside sculpture is interesting, and the views of the Inland Sea are wonderful. Inside, the art is not so much to my taste (but that's personal). The hotel rooms are wonderfully equipped and fit with very nice, artistic furniture, but the...

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Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

If possible get an update to the beach rooms, Plan on having dinner only one night in the restaurant because the menu does not change. There is no room service but the view is so good you would forget about eating

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Naoshima was without a doubt one of the highlights of my trip to Japan. It does take a while to get to Naoshima but it is absolutely worth it. I only stayed one night but wished I had stayed for two in order to enjoy the hotel and grounds a little more and also to do things at a more...

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Fairfax, California
Reviewed 13 December 2016

I'm not sure where to even begin on this one.. This place and island are super special and added up to one of the best experiences in my life. First off, we were lucky enough to book a suite in the Oval. I think it was room 402. There are only 6 rooms in this area of the hotel which...

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Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

What an amazing experience to visit Naoshima and stay at Benesse House. They have combined art, great modern architecture and the best of Japanese hospitality. There are two complexes. The Museum and The Oval are adjacent. Up the hill and more expensive. The Park and the The Beach are a bit more casual and would be the better option for...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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Additional Information about Benesse House

Address: Gotanji, Naoshima-cho, Kagawa-gun, Naoshima-cho 761-3110, Kagawa Prefecture
Region: Japan > Shikoku > Kagawa Prefecture > Kagawa-gun > Naoshima-cho
Price Range: €438 - €825 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 65
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“Book early. Oval suites not cheap, but you will remember it forever, especially the electric windows.”
 of 5 bubbles MartSV, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Park Rooms are the cheapest option but still has all the perks of staying at the Benesse House”
 of 5 bubbles swmoose, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a fresh room with a view.”
 of 5 bubbles moeb127, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“beautiful suite..room 301”
 of 5 bubbles dh24yaya, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the Oval are an experience, Beach House is also fun.”
 of 5 bubbles speriadvisor, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
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