Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan

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Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan
Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan is located in Japan
Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan
Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan
Location within Japan
General information
Status Operational
Architectural style Japanese architecture
Location Hayakawa, Yamanashi Prefecture
Country Japan
Coordinates 35°33′15.6″N 138°18′21.6″E / 35.554333°N 138.306000°E / 35.554333; 138.306000
Opening 705 AD
Renovated 1997
Known for Oldest hotel in the world
Other information
Number of rooms 35

Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan (西山温泉慶雲館 Nishiyama onsen keiunkan?) is a hot spring hotel in Hayakawa, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. Founded in 705 AD, it is the oldest hotel and one of the oldest companies in operation. In 2011, the hotel was officially recognised by the Guinness World Records as the oldest hotel in the world.[1] It has been operated by 52 generations of the same family (including some heirs adopted in) since its founding. [2]

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  1. ^ "Oldest hotel". Guinness World Records. Retrieved 2015-04-04. 
  2. ^ "A 1,300 year-old hot springs hotel that's in the Guinness Book of World Records". Retrieved 2015-04-03. 

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