10 Ryokan With Onsen You Must Go in Hakone: Kanagawa

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Hakone is located in Kanagawa Prefecture. Known for its gorgeous onsen hot springs, it is a common stop for both domestic and international tourists. It is also important to mention Hakone’s close proximity to Tokyo and Mount Fuji. It should be an obligatory stop for the majority of travelers, especially during cherry blossoms in April because the town becomes a magical place.

1. Hakone – Ginyu

If you are looking for a modern take on a ryokan, Hakone – Ginyu is the place for you. With the onsen hot springs both inside and outside of the inn, it is the perfect place for recharging your batteries and getting familiar with the traditional Japanese cuisine. Yes, even though the look of Hakone – Ginyu is quite futuristic (it is located on the side of the mountain), they are putting an emphasis on the traditional Japanese meals. Plus, if you decide to stay at this ryokan, you will be able to experience the most breathtaking view of Hakone Mountain.


  • Name: Hakone – Ginyu
  • Address: 100-1 Miyanoshita Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa-ken
  • Price: from $557
  • Check in: from 02:00PM
  • Check out: before 11:00AM
  • Website: http://www.hakoneginyu.co.jp/english/main.html

2. Hakone Suimeisou

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Another modern looking ryokan on our list, Hakone Suimeisou offers everything you need for a pleasant and comfortable stay in Hakone. Located near a train station, it is very easy to find. Also, it has onsen hot springs both inside and outside, and a karaoke bar if you want to wind down a bit and have some fun.


  • Name: Hakone Suimeisou
  • Address: 702 Hakoneyumoto Hakonecho, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa-ken
  • Price: from $190
  • Access: 5 minutes walk from the Hakone-Yumoto Station
  • Check in: 02:00PM
  • Check out: 11:00AM
  • Website: http://www.suimeisou.com/english/

3. Mikawaya Ryokan

If you want to be surrounded by gorgeous and breathtaking nature while you stay in Hakone, Mikawaya Ryokan is your best option. This ryokan has a lovely garden, serves traditional cuisine, and has both indoor and outdoor onsens. Of course, they are gender separated. All guest rooms are decorated in the traditional Japanese style.


  • Name: Mikawaya Ryokan
  • Address: 503 Kowakudani Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa-ken
  • Price: from $351
  • Check in: 03:00PM – 06:00PM
  • Check out: 10:00AM
  • Website: http://www.hakone-mikawaya.com/language/09en.htm

4. Senkyoro

Senkyoro has a rich history and it has been a favorite among travelers for more than one hundred years. You might have already guessed that it is a traditional ryokan. But you will still be able to choose between the traditional guest rooms and more westernized ones. It is also important to note that Senkyoro offers both public and private hot springs. The public ones are separated by gender.



  • Name: Senkyoro
  • Address: 1284 Sengokuhara, Ashigarashimo-gun, Hakone-machi 250-0631, Kanagawa-ken
  • Price: from $374
  • Check in: 03:00PM – 06:00PM
  • Check out: 10:00AM
  • Website: http://senkyoro.co.jp/english/

5. Senkei Annex Yamagaso

If you want to have your privacy and stay in one of the most exclusive ryokans in Hakone, Senkei Annex Yamagaso should be one of the options on your list. The guests will get their own private buildings that are decorated in a traditional Japanese style. It also has luxurious onsens and you will be able to enjoy your own little private garden that is simply breathtaking.


  • Name: Senkei Annex Yamagaso
  • Address: 592 Yumoto, Ashigarashimo-gun, Hakone-machi 250-0311, Kanagawa-ken
  • Price: from $342
  • Check in: 03:00PM
  • Check out: 11:ooAM
  • Website: http://www.senkei.net/eng/yamagaso/

6. Hotel Senkei

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Another upscale option on our list, Hotel Senkei doesn’t have plenty of guest rooms so you must book your stay in advance. However, you can be certain that you will get the best possible service. Each room is decorated in a traditional Japanese style and has its own hot springs bath. You will be able to use the public onsen as well. Of course, you will be served traditional Japanese food, but you will also have the option to order something else.


  • Name: Hotel Senkei
  • Address: 592 Yumoto, Ashigarashimo-gun, Hakone-machi 250-0311, Kanagawa-ken
  • Price: from $137
  • Check in: from 03:00PM
  • Check out: 10:00AM
  • Website: http://www.senkei.net/eng/index.php

7. Ryuguden

Standing near Lake Ashinoko, Ryuguden provides its guests with the exceptional vistas and surrounding nature. It is one of the most luxurious ryokans on our list and each guestroom has its own bath. The public onsens are also available for those who want to socialize. The traditional Japanese food is served for each meal.


  • Name: Ryuguden
  • Address: 139 Motohakone, Ashigarashimo-gun, Hakone-machi 250-0522, Kanagawa-ken
  • Price: from $328
  • Check in: 02:00PM – 07:00PM
  • Check out: 10:00AM

8. Shiki No Yuzashiki Musashino Bekkan

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If you want to recharge and relax at one of the most picturesque ryokans on our list, Shiki No Yuzashiki Musashino Bekkan is the place for you. It might be on a pricey side, but we are sure that it is worth it. You will be able to use your own private onsen, as well as a publicly shared ones and try the most delicious food Japan has to offer.


  • Name: Shiki No Yuzashiki Musashino Bekkan
  • Address: 425-1 Miyanoshita, Ashigarashimo-gun, Hakone-machi 250-0404, Kanagawa-ken
  • Price: from $353
  • Check in: 03:00PM – 06:00PM
  • Check out: 11:00AM

9. Setsugetsuka

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This might be the largest ryokan on our list with the total of 158 guest rooms. But nevertheless, you will get the best possible service. The onsens in Setsugetsuka are both indoor and outdoor and they are separated by genders. You will also have an opportunity to try traditional Japanese cuisine and splurge on a variety of healthy and tasty foods.


  • Name: Setsugetsuka
  • Address: 1300 Goura, Ashigarashimo-gun, Hakone-machi 250-0408, Kanagawa-ken
  • Price: from $273
  • Check in: 03:00PM
  • Check out: 11:00AM

10. Yugiriso

Yugiriso has two buildings with guest rooms and it is a modern ryokan. All rooms have private hot spring baths, but you will be able to use the public ones as well. Public onsens are located both inside the ryokan and outside. The food that is served in Yugiriso is traditional and the staff take great pride in the fact that their meals are fresh and healthy.


  • Name: Yugiriso
  • Address: 138 Hakone, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa-ken
  • Price: from $135
  • Check in: 03:00PM – 07:00PM
  • Check out: 10:00AM

Staying in a ryokan is a great way to experience Japanese culture during your visit to this country.

Have a good trip and travel!

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