This hotel was the secretariat of the International Olympic committee for the Winter Olympic Games at Nagano 1998. This hotel is one of the most famous hotels in Nagano City. Large and decorated with neutral colours and wooden furniture. All rooms are equipped with internet access and a mini-bar. The bathrooms are in good condition. There are 7 restaurants offering worldwide cuisine such as Japanese, Chinese and Italian. There is a restaurant and a bar on the top floor with views of the city and surrounding mountains. It is large with lots of sitting space and flower decorations. There are several banquet rooms at the end of lobby.
The hotel is located in front of Nagano Prefecture Office and 10 minutes by taxi or shuttle bus from JR Nagano Station (Nagano Shinkansen). Nagano is 90 minutes by train from Tokyo and the famous Zenko-ji Temple is 10 minutes from the hotel by taxi.