01Karatsu Gourmet Plan
Karatsu is a city of gourmet food, as they say. Seafood, distinctive of a town surrounded by the sea, Saga beef, Arita chicken, Sakura pork, Karatsu vegetables, and abundant rice.... All kinds of ingredients are available, and master chefs are ready to show off their skills. If you visit such a city, you must enjoy Karatsu's gourmet food ! HOTEL KARAE is located at the entrance to the shopping district. The entire city is like a gourmet restaurant, HOTEL KARAE is offering a combination of Karatsu's best restaurants and accommodation plans.
02Karatsu Pottery Experience Plan
Karatsu is a town of pottery, known for "First Water Well, Second Raku (comfort), Third Karatsu. "As a vessel for expressing wabi-sabi, it has long been loved by connoisseurs all over Japan. On the other hand, Karatsu-yaki, which continues to evolve while preserving tradition and where the individuality of each potter shines through has recently become popular among young people who value a "careful lifestyle. Such is a great way to spend a day in Karatsu, a city where the culture of Karatsu pottery continues to flow.
03City Walking Tour Plan
Iki Iki Karatsu Co., Ltd, the city planning company that runs HOTEL KARAE, offers a city walking service called "Arukara," in which you can enjoy Karatsu city in a more in-depth way with a professional city guide. You can spend two to three hours on each theme, such as "Castle Town", "Karatsu Kunchi", "Karatsu Pottery", and "Tour of Great People", and take your time to explore Karatsu.
04Movie Appreciation Plan
On the first floor of HOTEL KARAE, there is THEATER ENYA, a mini-theater that has returned to Karatsu city after 22 years. The Karatsu Film Project, a general incorporated association that operates Theater Enya, produced "Hanagatami" with director Nobuhiko Obayashi in 2017, all shot on location in Karatsu. As Karatsu is a city of culture, we propose a trip to Karatsu for comprehensive artistic entertainment – enjoy a film and Karatsu at the same time.
05City Planning Learning Experience Plan
Iki Iki Karatsu Co., Ltd, the city planning company that runs HOTEL KARAE, is the port for this plan, which offers a variety of learning experiences under the theme of "city planning". If you are interested in keywords such as "Gakuchika (What you worked hard for and what you focused on during your school years )" ,"local migration" ,"local venture management", "café/hotel management", "city planning through movies", "old private houses", and "activities x city planning(crossover between activities and urban development to make them more meaningful.)", why don't you come on a learning trip to Karatsu, "a city focused on urban development"? (To be released in January 2022)
The interesting thing about Karatsu is that it is a compact city where the different eras from Edo to Reiwa period coexist, and it offers not only culture and gourmet food, but also a wide range of activities that take advantage of the abundant sea, mountains, and rivers. You can rent a bicycle and experience the diversity of Karatsu's cityscape and natural scenery, or you can enjoy marine activities in Karatsu's rich ocean.
KARAE TABLE, located on the first floor of HOTEL KARAE, is a cafe and dining room that places importance on local ingredients. Standard mornings such as the toast set with its addictive homemade butter whip, and French toast are popular. At Kawashima Tofu, located in the Kyomachi Arcade shopping street directly across from the hotel, you can enjoy a detox morning featuring freshly made tofu. Why not start your trip to Karatsu with a delicious morning?
08Long Stay ECO Plan
From dormitory rooms to deluxe rooms at HOTEL KARAE, you can enjoy your stay simple STAY in the style of your choice. The hotel is located in a shopping district with many restaurants, so there is no shortage of places to eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The hotel is also convenient for business travelers who have an unpredictable schedule.
09Skin Care Plan
Reward yourself for your hard work. This plan comes with a skincare set to make you beautiful at Karatsu STAY. The Ladies plan includes C.O. Bigelow, the oldest apothecary in the U.S. and loved around the world for its stylish natural cosmetics, and the men's plan includes a skincare set BULK HOMME. We're ready for you!
A simple overnight stay plan recommended for various occasions such as sightseeing and business. From dormitory rooms to executive rooms, you can choose the style that best suits your needs. The guest rooms are designed in the image of white sand and green pine trees with minimalist furniture so that you can experience your stay in Karatsu with all your senses. We will help to make your stay in Karatsu a comfortable one.