SATEI: A place to experience the town spirit.-Proudly original with a sense of Kanazawa-
A grand tea house called SATEI welcoming guests with a sense of the traditional Japanese way of tea
Kanazawa: A historic castle town with a unique culture formed by the people who have gathered there since days of old. The town has a proud high culture with a sense for identifying beauty.
Embark on a journey to experience Kanazawa town spirit through its people and in so doing, find an “original you”. Furthermore, to make the most of these encounters and experiences, you will be greeted with hotel service rooted in the philosophy of the traditional way of tea.
- Restaurant (Breakfast / Dinner)
- Lounge for guests only,
large bathing facility,
Fitness, Shop, Laundry
- Guest rooms
GUEST ONLY LOUNGE
Enjoy precious once in a lifetime cultural encounters
Like the living room of a tea house, unique once in a lifetime meetings occur in the midst of the warm social lounge atmosphere. Connect with the spirit of this town through the aroma of green tea. Purchase a craft item that catches your eye and take home memories of the spirit crafted into the item. Cherish the once in a lifetime encounters only possible here in Kanazawa. Every once in a lifetime event should be cherished.
At Ichie・Lounge we offer Matcha green tea and Japanese sweets, as well as other free drinks, to all guests.
Ingenious ways to get to know the town spirit of Kanazawa
Kanazawa information - to learn more about the town spirit
A map of Kanazawa reminiscent of a round window in a tea room. Find staff selected highly recommended spots and tourism advice from Kanazawa locals. It is not just a tool for relaying tourist information, it is an accumulation of stories about exciting experiences from previous guests passed on as a resource from which future guests may build even greater experiences.
Kanazawa craft experience - transcending the physical object
Exhibits of crafts made by old and new active Kanazawa craftsmen. All items are for sale and are sure to continue to provide inspiration long after your travels are complete. Exhibitions and hands on experience programs also provide perfect chances to feel and experience Kanazawa culture.
Concept room -Wa-
Concept room -Kei-
Twin room -Sei-
A guest room in the SATEI especially for you
A simple and calm space adorned with colors appropriate to Kanazawa. As guest rooms in a tea house, all rooms include a Japanese 'Tokonoma' (alcove) like space to create a welcoming atmosphere.
Culture is born from moments of Japanese sprit
A new type of CYAYA: teahouse
Large Public Bath
Information on this site is accurate as of September of 2019.
Please understand that information is subject to change.
About 30 mins walk from Kanazawa station
About 13 mins by taxi
About 1 min walk from Katamachi chuo street bus stop
About 7 mins walk from Korimbo bus stop