Five Select Hotels in Hakone Gora, Kanagawa, with Great Customer Reviews
Hakone Gora is an area visited by many tourists. It has many famous spots and tourist destinations including onsen hot springs with wonderful water, galleries, and sightseeing boats. This time, we introduce 5 hotels in the Hakone Gora area that are highly rated on online travel sites.
1. Hakone Kowakien Tenyu
This is a hotel that just opened in April 2017. The pride of the hotel is the large Ukigumo-no-yu public bath on the 6th floor. Because of its high location, there are no obstructions to the views and you can have a bath while gazing at fantastic scenery that will make you feel like you are melting into the nature and the sky in front of you. You can also enjoy a relaxing bath in the Kurumasawa-no-yu that is surrounded by greenery, or in private open-air baths attached to each guest room.
There are also structures that are registered as tangible cultural properties on the grounds. One has been turned into a restaurant that serves teppanyaki (food grilled on an iron griddle), soba (buckwheat noodles) and other dishes, and is highly rated as a place to enjoy fantastic food in a historic building. There are staff who speak English, Chinese and Korean.
2. Laforet Club Hakone Gora Yunosumika
This is a hotel popular for its warm wooden design, and quality onsen hot spring famous for being beneficial to the skin. The hotel has a large public open-air bath with an airy feel that is surrounded by a Japanese garden. In this bath, you can enjoy seasonal views such as colorful foliage in the fall and snow in the winter. If you book a room with a private open-air bath, you can have the wonderful hot spring water all to yourself. There is also a restaurant with a view of the Hakone Mountains and a souvenir shop with a variety of products that represent Japan and Hakone. There are staff who speak English.
3. Manatei Hakone
This is a hotel that was created as a "gallery where you can stay over". The approximately 60 Japanese nihonga paintings in the hallways and a grand piano in the lobby, on which beautiful music is played, combine to create a space where music and art blend together. The onsen hot spring water from the hotel's proprietary source can be enjoyed in three private baths in the hotel, as well as in baths that are attached to the guest rooms. Guest rooms include standard rooms and suites with panoramic views of the beautiful valley. The creative dishes made with plenty of organic vegetables that are served for dinner are also highly rated. There are staff who speak English.
4. Resorpia Hakone
This is a hotel in a location surrounded by beautiful nature consisting of forests, lakes, mountains and streams. It offers a selection of guest room types, including ones that have both beds and tatami mats and spacious Western-style rooms. One of the appeals of this hotel is its range of facilities, including a restaurant and bar where you can enjoy seasonal Japanese cuisine, a shop that sells fashion items and souvenirs, a kids' playroom and game corner.
5. Fujiya Hotel
This is a famous hotel with a history of over 130 years. It is a sophisticated yet comfortable space that combines a classic, Western-style interior with an exterior that is reminiscent of temples and shrines that represent Japan. It has many restaurants and bars, including a French restaurant that is a registered tangible property, a Japanese restaurant with views of a beautiful garden, and a bar with a classic atmosphere. There are staff who speak English.
Enjoy a relaxing time in Hakone Gora, an area surrounded by rich nature.
*Please note that the information in this article is from the time of writing or publication and may differ from the latest information.
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