World's Oldest Operating Hotel.
The Oldest Hotel in the World
Hōshi is a ryokan (Japanese traditional inn) in the Awazu Onsen area of Komatsu, in Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. Founded in 717, it is the world's oldest hotel still in operation according to the Guinness World Records and the world's oldest continuously operating company. The hotel has been operated by the same family for forty-six generations.