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The Best Way to Fuji-Q: Highland Resort Hotel & Spa
Highland Resort Hotel & Spa

Have you ever taken in a breathtaking view of Mt. Fuji from 79 meters in the air before rocketing towards the ground at some 130 km/h? No? Then you have apparently not paid a visit to one of Japan's most popular amusement parks. From classic coaster Fujiyama to mind-blowing 4th Dimension contraption Eejanaika, Fuji-Q Highland is home to a number of record-breaking thrill rides, and its newest addition, Takabisha, is the current Guinness champ for steepest steel roller coaster. With a large number of other types of attractions from kid-friendly Thomas Land to a terrifying haunted hospital, Fuji-Q Highland is indeed fun for the whole family. On top of all this, the park is located very close to the base of Mt. Fuji, making visits to Fuji-Q a decidedly unique experience.

Now, Fuji-Q Highland's official hotel Highland Resort Hotel & Spa is currently offering a special rate to JAPANiCAN.com customers, so continue below to learn more about the hotel, and don't miss your chance to take advantage of this great deal!

The Perks
Highland Resort Hotel & Spa

Staying at Fuji-Q Highland's official hotel comes with quite a set of perks. First of all, the hotel is located right next to the park, making access a non-issue. Worried about long lines? Highland Resort guests are admitted to the park 30 minutes earlier than general admission time.

Did we mention that the JPY 1,200 entry fee to the park is free for guests? Hit up the park early, take a break back at the hotel, and then head back for more!

Exhausted from a day on the coasters? The splendid Fujiyama Hot Spring Spa located right next to the hotel and park, which is typically JPY 1,500 - 2,000, is also free for hotel guests.

Want to see more of Mt. Fuji? Hit up the Fujiyama Museum and peruse Mt. Fuji-related artwork. Entry for guests is -- you guessed it -- free.

The Rooms

Highland Resort offers a range of rooms to meet the needs of all guests.

Highland Resort Hotel & Spa
A Parkside Twin with a view of Fuji-Q

Highland Resort Hotel & Spa
A Superior Twin with a view of Mt. Fuji
The Hot Springs

Fujiyama Hot Spring Spa, located right next to the hotel and free for hotel guests, features spacious indoor and open-air baths that are just perfect for melting away the fatigue of travel.

Highland Resort Hotel & Spa

Highland Resort Hotel & Spa

Highland Resort Hotel & Spa
The Food

Highland Resort offers several fine dining options including Western-style cuisine at Fujiyama Terrace, Japanese at Kokorogi, and Chinese at Shanghai Saikan.

Highland Resort Hotel & Spa
Highland Resort Hotel & Spa
The night view at Fujiyama Terrace is a particular draw (top). Seasonal Japanese dishes are beautifully arranged at Kokorogi (bottom left), and ingredients harmonize with seasonings at Shanghai Saikan to deliver a symphony of flavor (bottom right).

The hotel's breakfast buffet -- a proven hit -- offers a diverse spread of Western, Japanese, and Chinese dishes to make sure you start your day off right.

Highland Resort Hotel & Spa



[ Hotel, Mt. Fuji | published 2012.02.24 | PermaLink ]
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