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Owners and operators Ken and Chie fell in love with Furano when they moved here 12 years ago. They eventually bought and renovated an abandoned farm house, adding their own style using local and recycled materials.


Over the years they welcomed many friends and family from Japan and overseas to the house. This brought them much joy, seeing them escape their busy lives and settle into the serenity of Japanese country life. This was the inspiration for them to build Element hotel, and where better than right next door!


Element hotel was architecturally designed, combining the vernacular barn style of Hokkaido, traditional Japanese architectural elements, and modern minimalism. The aim was to create warmth and tranquility, with the use of raw materials like recycled timber, relaxing colour tones, and a mix of intimate and spacious rooms with views of the surrounding mountains and country-scape. The communal living room is designed to spark conversation and bring people together around the fireplace, whilst the Japanese style mezzanine space is perfect for solitary relaxation.


Ken and Chie have a deep passion for showing people the beauty of the Furano region, and in the spirit of Japanese hospitality, known as “Omotenashi”, look forward to welcoming guests to Element and providing a unique experience like none other!


Check IN / Check OUT

Check IN  16:00~20:00 / Check OUT 10:00

Pick up service from JR Furano station is available​. Please contact us.


Breakfast 7:30  /   8:30 

Dinner   We do not offer dinner. Furano is fantastic for restaurants. We can recommend many of our favorite places in town, 5 min drive away. Free shuttle to Furano downtown is available in the evening.


Room Amenities

​Bath towel ・Face towel・Shampoo・Conditioner・Body soap・Tooth brush

Room Facilities

No smoking inside of all the building. Free wi-fi is available.

All guest rooms have an ensuite bathroom with shower and toilet as well as air-conditioning, heater, electric kettle, refrigerator.

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