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CONCEPT

The hotel went through a whole face lift during the remodeling process.

Return the building to its former beauty by stripping down all unnecessary interior furnishing and composition where the diverse scenery the nature can be enjoyed
“Minimal Luxury”

By connecting all the richness of nature, history and culture from long past, a new tranquil and enhanced spot in Setouchi, is established.

A 7 all-suite room hotel by Mr. Tadao Ando, architecture and designer.

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ARCHITECTURE

Recently the “Setouchi International Art Festival” has been drawing mass media and press from around the world.
In Naoshima, the center of the venue consists of Tadao Ando’s work. “Chichu Art Museum”,”Benesse” and “Ando Museum”.
“Setouchi Retreat Aonagi” joined the lineup. Prepresenting Seto Inland as another of Tadao Ando’s architectural masterpieces.
After undergoing renovation, a once familiar art museum was transformed into a “Small Luxury” hotel here amongst the ocean of Seto Inland.

ARCHITECT PROFILE

TADAO ANDO

Mr.Tadao Ando was born in Osaka. Self-taught in architecture and established the “Ando Tadao Architectural Pesearch Facility” in 1969.
Some of Mr.Tadao Ando’s masterpieces concist of “Rokko Housing Complex”, “Church of Light”, “Fabrica (Benetton Art School)”, “Pulitzer Art Museum”, “Chichu Art Museum”, “Omotesando Hills (Aoyama Dojunkai Apartment Rebuilding Plan)”, “Punta Della Dogana” and “Shanghai Baoli Theater”.
In 1979, “Row House In Sumiyoshi” earned him the architectural institute of Japan Award. Following below are some of Mr.Ando Tadao’s life achievements and awards: 1985 Alvar Aalto Award. 1989 French Academy of Architecture gold medal. 1993 Japan art academy prize. 1995 Pritzker Prize. 1996 Takamatsu Praemium Imperiale Award. 2002 Aia gold medal, Kyoto Award. 2003 cultural contributor. 2005 UIA ‘Union Of International Architects) gold medal. Rejiondonu le medal (Chevallier). 2006 Environmental conservation merit. 2010 JFK Center Arts gold medal. Shinpei Goto Award, order of culture. 2013 Frence Medal Of Arts. 2015 Order Of Merit Of The Italian Republic Grande Uficha – Les Chapter.

ARCHITECT PROFILE

TADAO ANDO

Mr.Tadao Ando was born in Osaka. Self-taught in architecture and established the “Ando Tadao Architectural Pesearch Facility” in 1969.
Some of Mr.Tadao Ando’s masterpieces concist of “Rokko Housing Complex”, “Church of Light”, “Fabrica (Benetton Art School)”, “Pulitzer Art Museum”, “Chichu Art Museum”, “Omotesando Hills (Aoyama Dojunkai Apartment Rebuilding Plan)”, “Punta Della Dogana” and “Shanghai Baoli Theater”.
In 1979, “Row House In Sumiyoshi” earned him the architectural institute of Japan Award. Following below are some of Mr.Ando Tadao’s life achievements and awards: 1985 Alvar Aalto Award. 1989 French Academy of Architecture gold medal. 1993 Japan art academy prize. 1995 Pritzker Prize. 1996 Takamatsu Praemium Imperiale Award. 2002 Aia gold medal, Kyoto Award. 2003 cultural contributor. 2005 UIA ‘Union Of International Architects) gold medal. Rejiondonu le medal (Chevallier). 2006 Environmental conservation merit. 2010 JFK Center Arts gold medal. Shinpei Goto Award, order of culture. 2013 Frence Medal Of Arts. 2015 Order Of Merit Of The Italian Republic Grande Uficha – Les Chapter.

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ROOMS

The signature room, The Aonagi Suite, consists of an 8 meter tall floor to ceiling expanded window, to truly allow the guest to view the majestic “blueness” of the sky and ocean.
Truly portray the “Ao (blue)” out from the “Aonagi”.
A newly developed full flat bath tub in our Hot Spring Suite.
Wood furnishings with a wood deck and a garden, in the Garden Suite.
For group or family use, we also have 2 other bedrooms and room for 4beds suite.
All spread over a 100sq.meter space.
Please come and experience true tranquility only here at Aonagi.

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FACILITIES

7 guest rooms total. And just for the customers usage, 2 pools, 1 hot spring jacuzzi, sauna, dining room, spa and gallery.
Our private pool, “The Cave”, can be reserved for private use.
Our Deck pool, ” The Blue”, reflects off the clear blue sky comparable to the peflection off from the Seto Inland Sea.
Please use these facilities to your liking.

05

DINING

Dining “Minagi” showcase the seasonal ingredients from the region of Seto Inland has to offer.
A new form of the Japanese cuisine is created and offered straight to our guests from our local farms and fisherman.
please enjoy the culture and elegance ingredients of Iyo.

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SPA & TREATMENT

Seto Inland’s grace, beauty and blue ocean can be viewed from the wide window of our private spa room.
Such an alluring sight will relax your body and mind and make you experience true tranquility all products from our spa are produced from all natural ingredients from the beautiful nature of Japan.
Please enjoy this blissful moment from our “all hand treatment”.

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ART

Light of the luminous art pours into the building, as well as the Seto Inland Sea. Additionally, minimalist art from contemporary artists is another pleasure Setouchi Retreat Aonagi is able to offer.

08

GOLF

LPGA official recognition “Ellaire Ladies Open”, will be held here as one of the prestigious courses in Shikoku.
from our hotel to the club house is only one minute by golf cart.
this course is usually only offered to private members, but you will be able to enjoy such prestigiouscourses by staying with us.

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SIGHTSEEING & ACTIVITIES

Time seems to stop while gazing at the calm sea and majestic nature of Seto Inland.
“Setouchi Retreat Aonagi” situated in the outskirts of Japan(s most immense and monumental Seto Inland Sea National Park.
A variety of pleasures await you some of the must visit places are, Dogo Onsen, oldest Japanese Hot Spring.
Hiroshima and Onomichi metropolitan that are connected by the Seto Inland Shimanami Sea Route.

ACCESS INFORMATION


Please pass the “Elliare Golf Club Matsuyama” guide signboard.

From
Matsuyama Airport 50 minutes
JR Matsuyama Station 35 minutes
Dogo Onsen 30 minutes
Matsuyama tourist port 50 minutes
Matsuyama IC 40 minutes
shimanami Sea Route in Imabari city, by route 196 about 70 minutes