The oldest hotels in the world are scattered around the world. Appearing as inns at the crossroads of trade routes, they still delight guests with the centuries-old traditions of hospitality.
The oldest hotel in the world, which is listed in the Guinness Book of Records, is located in Japan and is called Hoshi Ryokan. The hotel appeared in 717 AD and to this day carefully preserves the traditional interior design. The hotel has been owned by the same family for forty-six generations. Continue reading