ANA Crowne Plaza Hotel, Hiroshima
The Crowne Plaza sits in the heart of Hiroshima, in the commercial district and five minutes walk from the Peace Memorials. A restaurant high up on the 22nd floor has great views over the city and serves French cuisine. Other restaurants serve Chinese, Japanese and Western cuisine.
Guests are free to use the Fitness Centre, and for a charge the indoor pool.
Rooms are clean and comfortable. Free WiFi is available throughout the hotel.
Hotel Nikko, Kanazawa
Standing at 130 meters tall in the centre of town, the Nikko offers unrivalled panoramic views of Kanazawa. Despite the location the hotel is quiet, and friendly and welcoming staff are on hand to help you with a comfortable stay.
There is a great choice of cuisine with eight restaurants serving western and eastern cuisine for the evening and in the mornings a breakfast buffet is available.
Rooms are clean, and as with many places in Japan, can be more compact than western hotels.
Free Wi-Fi is available throughout.