Onsen is considered as one of the main attractions to promote visitors to the airport

By Kikki - Last updated: 月曜日, 1月 9, 2012 - Save & Share - One Comment

‘Manyo-no-yu’ in New Chitose Airport

‘Manyo-no-yu’ in New Chitose Airport was considered as one of the main facilities in the airport building when the renovation was planned. It was expected to promote accessibility and attractiveness of the airport.

The function of the New Chitose Airport is expected to dramatically heighten by the renewal work of the terminal buildings and renovation of both facilities for domestic and international airlines. It also helps to increase number of arrivals and hours of staying at the airport. As the entrance to Hokkaido, the airport building must provide much refined hospitality service to visitors and variety of menus to attract them while staying.

The purpose of ‘Manyo-no-yu’ in New Chitose Airport is providing valuable period at the airport as an orthodox relaxation facility with using first natural Onsen water at the airport and as one of the main facilities not only for air travelers but also for local visitors.

Concept of ‘Manyo-no-yu’ at the New Chitose Airport

“Giving most high grade relaxation and refreshment to travelers at the beginning and final stages of the journey”

Air travelers will be able to set more flexible itinerary in staying one night before their flights at the airport or taking naps until next morning when they arrive midnight. On the other hand, local citizens can enjoy bathing and relaxation at the unusual space of ‘Airport Onsen Resort’ whenever they like.

‘Manyo-no-yu’ at the New Chitose Airport provides 3-As ‘Amuse, Amenity, and Availability’

Amusement of ‘Manyo-no-yu’

‘Manyo-no-yu’ provides valuable period sharing with your family members, friends, and colleagues at the airport. They try to help setting of good memories of your journey through providing fine food and suitable places for relaxation.

■Variety of menu items, such as traditional ‘Kaiseki Dinner Course’ with local food materials and reasonable snacks.

■Free resting and dinning hall with 102 tatami mats ‘Ikoi-dokoro’

■54 tatami mats banquet hall

■Selection of Yukata kimono among 8 kinds for ladies, and Yukata or Samui style kimono for gentlemen.

Amenity of ‘Manyo-no-yu’

‘Manyo-no-yu’ creates higher stages of amenity in the clean and safe Japanese style facilities, mainly based on natural Onsen, and including other facilities, such as Ganban’yoku (岩盤浴), wellness and relaxation rooms.

■Proving natural Onsen water. Variety styles of bathtubs, such as outdoor bath, amusement bath, bed-style bath, sauna, mist-sauna, skin rubbing.

■3 types of ‘Ganban-yoku’ and Maifan Stone rooms

■Free rental wear and towel. No bathing items are required.

■All your bills are recorded on the cashless bar-chord system so no cash is required while enjoy staying.

■Free resting areas for taking nap. 81 among 276 seats are reserved only for ladies.

■Variety wellness menus.

Ganban’yoku (岩盤浴) is Japanese term for a popular form of hot stone spa. It is said to have originated in Thailand. Body-sized stones, such as granite, are inserted into the floor and heated. Bathers lie clothed on the stones while their bodies gradually heat up.

Like low temperature saunas, ganban’yoku are commonly advertised to have a detoxification effect, improve the circulatory system and are good for the skin. A ganban’yoku room in a spa would typically be visited after the baths and would be in clothing-on area with mixed genders.

Many spa facilities have ganban’yoku rooms. Quality of natural Onsen water is weak alkali tender to your skin. Natural hot spring water in ‘Manyo-no-yu’ is suitable for various kinds of ailments, such as neuralgia, muscular sore, arthritis, frozen shoulder around the age of fifty, motion paralysis, joint stiff, bruise, contusion, hemorrhoids, digestive organs ailment, chronic dermatosis, convalescent, health promotion, sickly children, female chronic, cold syndrome, incised wound, burn and scald. It is especially good for recovering from physical fatigue caused by tight schedule on your journe

Maifan Stone (Chinese 麦饭石 or 麥飯石), also known as “bakuhanseki (Japanese 麦飯石),” is a special mineral rock used in Chinese medicine to treat various skin diseases. It is composed of minerals including but not limited to plagioclase feldspar, orthoclase, feldspar, hornblende, and biotite (all four mentioned before are silicate minerals). Maifan Stone contains plenty of micro-nutrient elements, such as calcium, iron, zinc, magnesium, copper, and selenium, all essential to a healthy human body. As a Chinese medicine, it is especially useful in treating skin tumors and ulcers. In addition to that, many mineral water manufacturers in China dissolve a small amount of Maifan Stone during the preparation of their product, meant to enhance the micro-nutrient density in the water. In ordinary cooking, both rice and tea, while being washed, may be dipped with Maifan Stone to increase their effects on health.

Availability of ‘Manyo-no-yu’

‘Manyo-no-yu’ is available 23 hours between 10:00 in the morning and 9:00 in the next morning. You will make good use of your time when you arrive a little earlier than your boarding time in early morning or late at night. All facility is available even after the airport building is closed, such as rooms for guests stay overnight, easy chairs good for resting and taking nap and resting area exclusive use for ladies. Accessible to business lines with Wi-Fi(wireless fidelity) in the facility.

■ Opens 23 hours a day throughout the year. Available even after the terminal building is closed.

■ Adjustable your itinerary by staying at guestroom or relaxation room, such as coming one day before your departure, taking early or late flight.

■ Accessible to business line by Wi-Fi(wireless fidelity).

*Admissions for Adult & upper senior school students include \150 local tax for bathing.

*Normal charges include charges for rental Yukata, bath towel, and face towel.

*Additional charges will be put on the normal charge after 1:00 at midnight which include breakfast.

*Early morning charges include charges for bath towel and face towel, but exclude for Yukata (\400) and breakfast (\1,000).

Normal room rate

Normal room rate per person is \4,000, including admission, additional charge, and local tax for bathing, however it is changeable according to number of guests sharing with one room and type of room.

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For travelers from overseas

As a certified guide-interpreter in English and also a writer of the website “Cool Japan Guide”, I am very happy to introduce ‘Manyo-no-yu’ at the New Chitose Airport in Hokkaido. If you have something to ask, like to make reservation, or need English speaking tour guide when visit to Hokkaido, please feel free to contact us. Thank you for your kind cooperation, I am looking forward to your contact.

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One Response to “Onsen is considered as one of the main attractions to promote visitors to the airport”

Comment from Tom Newton
Time 25/06/2012 at 14:46

Dear Sir,
I would like to make a reservation at the Manyo.co Chitose airport. How do i do this on the net? Can you indicate which web address to use?, regards, tom

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