Located on raised land, the east-facing pavilion pays homage to the traditional Japanese Ryokan inn and looks over the entire garden with the Hieizan mountain in the distance. Sitting adjacent to the moss covered Tengamine stone steps, perched above a six-metre tall hand crafted ancient stone wall and offering floating views over the maple and cedar forest, the pavilion offers total immersion in the surrounding landscape. The spacious 165.7 square metres (1780 square feet) suite features a living room, a traditional Japanese Tatami room, Western dining room and kitchen area. Bedrooms feature natural woods, floor-to-ceiling windows, tatami flooring and tokonoma alcoves, and are connected to the living-dining area. For guests who would like to experience a stay more similar to the traditional Japanese Ryokan Inn, futons can be provided in the Japanese Tatami room. Alternatively, the Takagamine Suite is available as a 2 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms (226.2 square meters, 2430 square feet).