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Cheap inns set for high-end hot spring resort
NANAO, Ishikawa--A chain of low-cost inns is scheduled to open a property on Wednesday in the Wakura Onsen hot spring resort in Nanao, Ishikawa Prefecture, where a number of high-class inns are located.
The Wakura Onsen Kinnami-so inn will offer one night's accommodation, including two meals, for 7,800 yen, in its 112 rooms. Such a low cost was achieved by implementing a raft of cost reduction measures, including operating the inn without an okami proprietress or nakai waitresses to serve guests in their rooms.
Existing inns in the area have worried about potential …