When you manage your hotel in Japan, you need to know about law relating to operating a hotel in Japan.
So, in this page I will provide necessary information.
You need to prepare register of your guests ( 宿泊者名簿 ).
Necessary items in register.
|location of former stay|
|Date of arrival and departure|
|Nationality, passport number, ( In the case of foreign national )
You need to take a scanned copy of passport
You also need to prepare register of your employee.
In this register, you fill in items below.
|Content of work|
|Date of assumption|
|You need to appoint supervisor ( Kanrisha ) for each hotel.|
|In the lobby, you need to display notification that clarify amount of hotel charge. ( In the case of hotel, you need to prepare lobby. )|
|You cannot reject application from potential guest without reasonable reason.|
|At the entrance of each room, you need to put plate that indicate room number.|
|In the room, you need to prepare notification that clarify amount of hotel charge.|
|In order that guest can contact your employee easily, it is better to set up phone at each room.|
|You need to clean your facility at least once a day.|
|As for bed clothes.You need to prepare clean bed clothes and replace it for each guest.|
|In the case of hotel ( Not ryokan ), you need to prepare bed.|
|In the toilet, you can not prepare communal towel.|
In the case, customers other than guests of your hotel can use your bathroom, you need to obtain permit of public bath ( Koshu yoku jou = 公衆浴場 ) .
You need to take care of brightness of your hotel.
|Guest room, restaurant||More than 40 lux|
|Kitchen, pantry||More than 50 lux|
|Corridor||More than 10 lux
( During night, 5 lux )
|Bathroom, washroom, toilet||More than 20 lux|
During operation of your hotel, a person from public health center comes to your hotel to inspect situation of your hotel.
|You need to show hotel business permit where your guest can find easily.|
When you have changed some items that you filled in application form of hotel permit, you need to file the items with public health center soon.