This Valentine's Day, experience a sweet moment at a nostalgic yet innovative hotel restaurant. Limited-time cocktails, desserts, champagne, and more await you.

温故知新 Co., Ltd., which produces and operates destination accommodations primarily focusing on small luxury hotels (located in Shinjuku, Tokyo; represented by Tomoki Matsuyama), will be offering perfect products for Valentine's Day at some of the facilities operated by 温故知新.

Experience a delightful Valentine's Day at various unique facilities across Japan, including the all-suite "Setouchi Retreat Aonagi" designed by Tadao Ando with 7 rooms, the ocean-view and open-air bath-equipped "Goto Retreat Ray" with 26 rooms, "MUNI KYOTO" boasting a restaurant by master chef Alain Ducasse, "Hakone Emoa Terrace" located next to the Hakone Lalique Museum, and the world's first official champagne hotel opened in January 2023 in Osaka's Shinsaibashi, "Cuvée J2 Hôtel Osaka." Enjoy a wonderful Valentine's Day at these diverse and unique destinations.

【Setouchi Retreat Aonagi by Onkochishin

Located in the nature-rich city of Matsuyama in Ehime Prefecture, "Setouchi Retreat Aonagi" is a small luxury hotel with 7 rooms designed by the world-renowned architect Tadao Ando. In the hotel's "Dining" on the basement floor, which offers a new style of Japanese cuisine incorporating materials from the Seto Inland Sea and Shikoku region, the special cocktail event "AONAGI COCKTAIL HOUR" will be held during the Valentine's and White Day period. Enjoy special cocktails and mocktails, inspired by lemon tarts and Valentine's-themed Bellinis, perfect for the romantic season. Immerse yourself in the "MINIMAL LUXURY" space, surrendering to the blue sky and sea, and spend a sweet night in tranquility.

● Offering Period: February 1, 2024 (Thursday) – February 14, 2024 (Wednesday), March 1, 2024 (Friday) – March 14, 2024 (Thursday)

● Serving Hours: 22:00 – 23:00 (Last order at 22:45)

● Location: Hotel Main Building, Basement 1, Dining Counter ※ Limited to hotel guests (No reservation required)

● Offered Menu:

≪Cocktails≫ ・Lemon Tart ¥1,400: A cocktail inspired by lemon tart, preserving the sweetness of white chocolate with a distinct lemon acidity. ・Jamaica Hop ¥1,300: An easily drinkable and creamy cocktail reminiscent of a bitter café latte. ・Ladybug ¥1,400: A creamy cocktail featuring wild strawberry liqueur.

≪Mocktails (Non-Alcoholic Cocktails)≫ ・Red Bellini ¥1,100: A Valentine-themed Bellini made with peach, apple, and pomegranate syrups. ・Strawberry Pop ¥1,000: A carbonated mocktail finished with the sweetness of strawberries and the acidity of lemon.

【Goto Retreat Ray by Onkochishin】

Located on Fukue Island in the Goto Archipelago, a World Cultural Heritage site, "Goto Retreat Ray" stands overlooking a scenic area known for its lava coast formed when the symbol of Goto, Mount Onidake, erupted approximately 3 million years ago. Designed by Yukio Hashimoto, this luxurious hotel features 26 rooms, each with an ocean view and an open-air bath. During the Valentine's period, they offer a special cocktail crafted with the hotel's original authentic sweet potato shochu, "Goto Imo Tsubaki Kobo," as a base. The cocktail is created with the intention of being a sweet message for Valentine's to convey your feelings to your loved ones.

● Offering Period: February 1, 2024 (Thursday) - February 14, 2024 (Wednesday)

● Serving Hours: 21:00 - 23:00 (Last Order at 22:30)

● Location: ray bar

● Offered Menu: Valentine Cocktail "Mijoka" ¥2,100 (excluding service charge)

Inspired by the local dialect "Mijoka," a compliment used in the Goto Archipelago to praise women, meaning "adorable," the Valentine Cocktail "Mijoka" is created for this special occasion. Using the hotel's original authentic sweet potato shochu, "Goto Imo Tsubaki Kobo," as the base, the cocktail incorporates amaou strawberry syrup, fresh cream, and white chocolate. Additionally, the addition of hazelnut liqueur "Frangelico" enhances the nutty aroma, creating a sweet and dessert-like drink. The rim of the martini glass is adorned with white chocolate, adding a gentle touch and enhancing the special atmosphere of Valentine's Day. Recommended for those who may not prefer strong alcoholic beverages or those looking to enjoy it as a dessert-like treat.

ray bar

【MUNI KYOTO by Onkochishin】

Situated in front of the iconic Togetsukyo Bridge in Arashiyama, one of Japan's representative scenic spots, "MUNI KYOTO" is a small luxury hotel with 21 rooms that harmoniously blend with the lush nature and unique landscape of Arashiyama. Designed by Atelier Yasuda for architecture and Uchida Design Institute for interior design, the hotel features a pure and beautiful space. Within this cozy and meticulously crafted environment, two French restaurants established by the French master Alain Ducasse, namely "MUNI ALAIN DUCASSE" and "MUNI LA TERRASSE," are housed. The hotel's shop, "MUNI LA BOUTIQUE," offers two varieties of original chocolate tablets made with the couverture of "Le Chocolat Alain Ducasse," as well as rich homemade hot chocolate.

Relish the sophisticated taste of MUNI KYOTO's unique chocolates, made with meticulous attention to detail and a combination of natural materials and delicate, minimalistic aesthetics. Create lasting memories of your Arashiyama stay and indulge in the refined flavors of MUNI KYOTO's chocolate.

Mandian au Fruisec

La Tablet Fleur de Praliné Pistache

● Offering Period: Year-round sales (Hot chocolate available until the end of March 2024) ● Serving Hours: 10:00 – 17:00 (Regular hours) ※ Please check the official website for business days and hours: ● Location: MUNI LA BOUTIQUE ● Offered Menu:

Mandian au Fruisec ¥1,500 Topped with eight varieties of nuts and dried fruits such as pistachios and dried figs. An original creation inspired by MUNI KYOTO's logo.
La Tablet Fleur de Praliné Pistache ¥2,500 Contains praline with pistachios, a perfect complement to chocolate. An original creation inspired by MUNI KYOTO's logo.
Hot Chocolate ¥1,100


【Cuvée J2 Hôtel Osaka by Onkochishin】

Located in the heart of Osaka's Shinsaibashi area, "Cuvée J2 Hôtel Osaka" is a groundbreaking Official Champagne Hotel, featuring 11 rooms crafted in collaboration with 11 prestigious Champagne Maisons (producers) – a world-first endeavor. Designed by the globally renowned architect Shinichi Ogawa, the hotel offers a beautifully refined space where the essence and sentiments of each Champagne Maison are expressed, allowing guests to savor a special moment immersed in the joy of toasting and the lingering effervescence of fine bubbles.

In addition to the champagne experience, the hotel features "AWA SUSHI," a sushi restaurant where guests can enjoy the marriage of sushi and champagne, as well as a 3rd-floor lounge offering a diverse selection of premium champagnes, available for both staying and non-staying guests.

During the Valentine's period, the hotel highlights the historic Maison "Lalie," renowned and adopted by starred restaurants and luxury hotels in Paris and throughout France. As a special offering for Valentine's, a set of special chocolates and macarons will be available for purchase. This Valentine's, indulge in an elegant and sweet moment accompanied by champagne at Cuvée J2 Hôtel Osaka.

Special Chocolate and Macaron Set

● Offering Period: February 1, 2024 (Monday) - February 29, 2024 (Wednesday)

● Serving Hours: 17:00 – 24:00 (Last Order at 23:30)

● Location: Hotel 3rd Floor Lounge (Open to both staying and non-staying guests)

● Offered Menus:

Lalie Set: "R.018" Glass + Special Chocolate & Macaron Set ¥5,390 The Lalie R.018 embodies the essence of Lalie's style, achieving a perfect balance of four senses: freshness and purity, depth, and concentration. It features delicate sweetness added to fruity aromas.
Rosé Set: "Grand Rosé Grand Cru" Glass + Special Chocolate 2 Types & Macaron Set ¥6,050 Adding a luxurious and bold touch to classic rosé champagne, this set enhances the vibrant freshness and offers a delicate yet concentrated flavor. Abundant in fruitiness, with a focus on cherries and blackcurrants. The strong freshness and delicate acidity persist, with a subtle hint of saltiness in the finish.

Cuvée J2 Lounge

【Hakone Emoa Terrace by Onkochishin】

"Hakone Emoa Terrace" is a multifaceted facility located adjacent to the Hakone Lalique Museum. It features a distinctive casual French and semi-buffet restaurant with lush terrace seating overlooking the greenery through large windows. Additionally, there's a bakery and patisserie offering homemade bread and sweets for both dine-in and takeout. For those looking to enjoy tea time in the luxurious setting of a train designed by the renowned French craftsman of Art Deco, René Lalique, there is the "Orient Express." Here, you can simultaneously savor the changing terrace views, art, and cuisine.

Chocolate Pudding with Choice of Tea

Offering Period: February 1 to February 29
Serving Hours: 10:00 to 16:00 (Regular hours) Note: Business hours may be subject to change without notice due to private reservations, etc. Please check in advance.
Location: Hakone Emoa Terrace, Orient Express
Offered Menu: Chocolate Pudding with Choice of Tea ¥2,200

We offer a rich chocolate pudding infused with the aroma of tonka beans, made with French organic chocolate and Janduja, as a limited-time sweet for February. This special dessert is available exclusively on the Orient Express salon car. The chocolate pudding, crafted with French organic chocolate and Janduja, can be enjoyed in the restaurant or purchased for takeaway. (Both dine-in and takeaway options are priced at ¥440.)

Orient Express

【Facility Overview】

■ Setouchi Retreat Aonagi by Onkochishin

A small luxury hotel with 7 all-suite rooms, Setouchi Retreat Aonagi, was born through the renovation of a renowned architectural masterpiece that had previously been partially open to the public as an art museum. Supervised by the architect Tadao Ando, the renovation was completed in December 2015. The hotel embraces the concept of "Minimal Luxury," offering refined spaces designed by Ando, adorned with art pieces throughout the premises. The dining area serves kaiseki cuisine that generously utilizes the seasonal ingredients of the Seto Inland Sea. Additionally, the hotel features both indoor and outdoor pools and is equipped with Shikoku's first authentic hotel spa.

Facility Name: Setouchi Retreat Aonagi by Wokoshin
Address: 794-1 Yanagidanimachi, Matsuyama, Ehime 790-2641, Japan
Opening Date: December 20, 2015
Number of Rooms: 7
General Manager: Hitomi Shimokubo
Phone Number: 089-977-9500 (Main)
  • 50 minutes by car from Matsuyama Airport
  • 35 minutes by car from JR Matsuyama Station
  • 40 minutes from Matsuyama IC
  • Approximately 70 minutes via Route 196 from Shimanami Kaido Imabari
  • About 3 hours from Haneda Airport to Matsuyama Airport, with available paid airport shuttle service
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Setouchi Retreat Aonagi

■ Goto Retreat ray by Onkochishin

Perched on a hill overlooking the lava coast believed to have been formed by the eruption of the symbolic "Onidake" in Goto, this accommodation boasts 26 rooms with ocean views and open-air baths – a "Sanctuary of Prayers, a Dwelling of Light." The interior design and concept are orchestrated by Yukio Hashimoto, emphasizing "The view." The design aims to make the breathtaking and expansive ocean view, along with the enveloping sea breeze, the central focus. Dynamic and majestic nature unique to Shinkamigoto is intricately woven into the design throughout the facility. Guests can enjoy a spa that rejuvenates the body and mind with items incorporating Goto Camellia and a variety of activities to experience the charm of Goto, located in the Nishihara National Park.

Facility Name: Goto Retreat ray by Wokoshin
Address: 2877 Kamisakiyama-cho, Goto, Nagasaki 853-0023, Japan
Opening Date: August 30, 2022
Number of Rooms: 26
General Manager: Ken Takahagi
Phone Number: 0959-78-5551 (10:00 am – 6:00 pm)
  • Approximately 10 minutes by car from Fukue Airport
  • Approximately 15 minutes by car from Fukue Port
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Goto Retreat ray

■ MUNI KYOTO by Onkochishin

Nestled in Arashiyama, a place that has captivated people throughout the ages with its timeless allure, MUNI KYOTO stands proudly in front of the Togetsukyo Bridge. Designed by Yasuda Atelier's Yasuda Koichi and characterized by the beauty of "ma" (the Japanese concept of space and pause), this establishment seamlessly blends Western and Eastern, traditional and contemporary elements. The cozy spaces are meticulously crafted with natural materials and delicate, minimalistic aesthetics, emphasizing attention to detail. The hotel offers a unique atmosphere, featuring original products crafted from Kyoto materials such as Kitayama cedar and Yuzu from Mizuo.

MUNI KYOTO also houses a spa utilizing Kyoto ingredients and two French restaurants overseen by Ducasse Paris, namely "MUNI ALAIN DUCASSE" and "MUNI LA TERRASSE." Here, guests can savor the epitome of modern French cuisine, uniquely tailored to the essence of Kyoto. With 21 rooms harmonizing with Arashiyama's rich nature and gentle hues, MUNI KYOTO adds a new palette to the history of Arashiyama, creating a haven in tune with the natural beauty of the area.

Facility Name: MUNI KYOTO by Onkochishin
Address: 3 Sagatenryuji-Mombacho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, 616-8385, Japan
Opening Date: August 1, 2020
Number of Rooms: 21
General Manager: Junichi Matsumoto
Phone Number: 075-863-1110
  • 12 minutes on foot from JR Sanin Line (Sagano Line) "Saga Arashiyama Station"
  • 11 minutes on foot from Hankyu Arashiyama Line "Arashiyama Station"
  • 4 minutes on foot from Randen (Keifuku Electric Railroad) "Arashiyama Station"
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■ Cuvée J2 Hôtel Osaka by Onkochishin

Cuvée J2 Hôtel Osaka is the world's first official Champagne hotel, having obtained formal approval through collaboration with 11 prestigious Champagne houses (producers). The 11 houses include Bollinger, Charles Édouard, Rare Champagne, Taittinger, Joseph Perrier, Nicolas Feuillatte, Lallier, Jean Vesselle, Telmont, Cuperly, and Duval-Leroy. Each of the 11 rooms is crafted in collaboration with these houses, offering guests an opportunity to experience the history, sentiments, worldview, and Champagne culture of each Maison. The hotel features minimalist and refined design in all rooms, designed by the globally acclaimed architect Shinichi Ogawa. Additionally, the hotel offers a sushi restaurant called "AWA SUSHI," where guests can indulge in the marriage of sushi and Champagne at the 10-seat counter.

Facility Name: Cuvée J2 Hôtel Osaka by WONGU CHISHIN
Location: 2-6-7 Minamisenba, Chuo-ku, Osaka
Opening Date: January 13, 2024
Number of Rooms: 11
General Manager: Higashihiko Sanaga
Phone Number: 06-6262-3600 (Main)
Access: 7 minutes on foot from Osaka Metro Shinsaibashi Station, 4 minutes on foot from Nagahoribashi Station
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Cuvée J2 Hôtel Osaka

■Hakone Emoa Terrace by Onkochishin

A complex facility featuring a restaurant, cafe, bakery, and patisserie. The casual French restaurant "Restaurant Emoa" stands out with its terrace seats overlooking a lush green landscape through large windows. They offer a lunch set where you can choose a main dish and enjoy salads, deli items, and sweets in a semi-buffet style. You can also indulge in a "Jewelry Sweets Buffet" that resembles art pieces. The in-house grocery shop "Emoa bakery/Emoa patisserie" offers homemade bread and handcrafted sweets for takeout. Additionally, the classical salon car "Orient Express," designed by Lalique in 1928, provides a leisurely tea time experience within the nostalgic train setting.

Facility Name: Hakone Emoa Terrace by Onkochishin
Location: 186-1 Sengokuhara, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa 250-0631, Japan (Adjacent to Hakone Lalique Museum)
Opening Date: March 1, 2023
Phone Number: 0460-84-2262 Access:
  • By train and bus: Approximately 30 minutes by Hakone Tozan bus "Lake Ashi/Motohakone" from Hakone Tozan Railway "Hakone-Yumoto Station," get off at "Sengokuhara Information Center."
  • By highway bus: Approximately 120 minutes from Shinjuku Station by Odakyu Highway Bus, get off at "Hakone Sengokuhara Information Center."
  • By car: Approximately 20 minutes from Tomei Gotemba IC via Otome Pass to Sengokuhara (Parking: 70 regular cars / 2 large buses) Official Website: Instagram:

Hakone Emoa Terrace

About Onkochishin Co., Ltd.

Founded in February 2011, Wokoshin Co., Ltd. is an operating, producing, and consulting company specializing in hotels and inns. The company operates a variety of facilities, focusing on small luxury hotels and extending its expertise to include traditional inns and even stadium-integrated hotels, creating unique and destination-worthy accommodations. In January 2023, Wokoshin Co., Ltd. formed a "shareholder community." Currently managing 9 hotels and 2 restaurants, the company expanded further with the opening of its 12th facility, "Cuvée J2 Hôtel Osaka by Onkochishin," on January 13, 2024 (Saturday).

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