Matsuzakaya Honten

  If you are looking for authentic ryokans with private hot springs, you must stay there. No doubt the spring quality would be the best in Hakone.  You would become a hot spring freak once you try them.  Once we entered the gate, we felt we were being pulled into old-Japan.  The ambience is serene, relaxed…

Musashino Bekkan

              If you are looking for authentic small ryokans in Hakone, I would highly recommend it.  There are 20 rooms only.  Perhaps, if you are a hot spring freak, you must stay here.  On the other hand, if this is your first time staying at ryokans, I wouldn’t recommend…

Hakone Retreat Villa 1/f

            This is my cup of tea. The resort villa is truly sophisticated.  This is like a hideaway for adults.  If you are looking for rustic modern resorts in Hakone, I would highly recommend it.  Absolutory this is a perfect venue for a rejuvenating and refreshing oasis from hustle and…

Yoshimatsu

        If you are looking for an authentic ryokan adventure in Hakone, you must stay at Yoshimatsu.  Perhaps, if you are looking for a room with a private hot spring, I would highly recommend it.  On the other hand, if you are looking for modern ryokans, this is not.  I would rather…

Kansuiro

            If you are a connoisseur of Japan, I would highly recommend it. Perhaps if you are looking for authentic small ryokans with long history, this would be amazing.  On the other hand, if this is your first time staying at ryokans, I wouldn’t recommend it as facilities tend to…

Fukuzumiro

      As I expected, the ryokan tends to be so old, not functional, no wifi, no bathroom and no door key in a room. There are some public bathrooms provided on site thiough. When I arrived at the room, I was bit surprised this situation. But It’s really worth staying at the ryokan…

Ichiitei Hakone

                If you are looking for a typical classic Japanese ryokan adventure in Hakone, Ichiitei Hakone would be. I’m sure you will be able to discover the traditional Japanese way of life during your stay here. Also you will be able to feel an authentic signature Japanese hospitality with personal…

Hakone Suishoen Ryokan

          Hakone Suisyoen would be absolutely one of the best in Hakone. The ryokan has a spacious wonderful garden. You must take a walk in the garden.  It’s really worth it.  There are many stairs and up down on in-house, though.  Then each room has a privete hot spring.  The ryokan would be…

Aura Tachibana Ryokan

    If this is your first time visit Hakone, I would highly recommend it.  An access to the property would be very easy.  Perhaps if you are looking for modern rooms with private hot springs, you must stay here.  The ambience is cozy, friendly, and lively.  The property would be great for couples, family,…

Hyatt Regency Hakone Resort & Spa Hotel

      I would highly recommend booking a suite room with a balcony. We love a superb view of Hakone’s mountains from the balcony. We always enjoy amazing landscapes from a room throughout the year. Then we always fully enjoy some glass of champagne in front of a fireplace at the lounge while listening…

Hakone Kowakuen Tenyu Hotel

  If you are looking for a modern ryokan in Hakone, I would highly recommend it. Perhaps if you are the first time to stay at ryokans, this would be great for you.  On the other hand, if you are looking for an authentic ryokan adventure, this wouldn’t be.  Perhaps if you want to feel…

Kinnotake Tonosawa Hotel

      If you are looking for luxury modern rooms with private hot springs in Hakone, you must stay here.  Perhaps if you are looking for venues for special occasions, I would highly recommend it. On the other hand, if you are looking for an authentic ryokan adventure, this is not.  The ambience is…

Hakone Kamon Ryokan

    If you are looking for modern ryokans with private hot springs near Hakone Yumoto Station, you must stay there.  Perhaps, if you bring small kids, I would highly recommend it.  Staff can prepare many items for kids, such as toys, chairs, baby baths, etc.  The ryokan would be great for family with kids…

Ashinoko Hanaori Hotel

        This resort opened in Aug, 2017. This wouldn’t be luxury but modern with a great location in Hakone.  The ambience was very lively, family-oriented, and cozy.  If anything, the hotel would be nice for young women or family with small kids, not couples or not solo travelers.  I saw there were many…

Kita no Kaze Saryo

      If you are looking for small modern ryokans for adults in Hakone, I would highly recommend it. The property completely emphasizes private experiences for each guest.  This is like a hideaway for adults.  There are 10 rooms only.  Each room has an outdoor private hot spring.  We never met other guests in…

Gora Hanaougi Madoka No Mori

          This is my cup of tea.  If you are looking for luxury ryokans in Hakone, you must stay there.  This is a Japanese-style mountain hut and like a hideaway for adults.  There are only 20 rooms. Perhaps if you are a hot spring freak, the property is truly amazing.  Each…

Gora Kadan

  No doubt this is top notch.  Japan is blessed with many fine hotels but this is indisputably one of the best.  If you want to get much of an immersive “first-class ryokan” experience in Hakone, you must stay at Gora Kadan.  Perhaps, if you are a connoisseur of Japan, the property would be amazing. …

Senkyoro

                To be frank, if you are a hot spring lover, absolutory I would highly recommend this ryokan. Because the spring quality with milky white color is one of the best in Kanto area. On the other hand, if you are not so keen on it, you might…

Seikansou

    This small ryokan would be for adults, couples, or solo travelers. If you visit Hakone for relaxation, I would highly recommend it. The property would be very tranquil, peaceful, and cozy. Once we entered the building, we felt very heartwarming hospitality. All staff is gracious, welcoming, and helpful. If you want to forget…

Hoeiso

                    If you are looking for an authentic Japanese-style mountain hut, I would highly recommend it. On the other hand, if you want to stay at modern mountain huts in Hakone, I would rather recommend Gora Hanaougi Madoka No Mori Ryokan. Overall, Hoeiso tends to be…

Gyokutei

          This is one of my favorite ryokans in Hakone. Once we entered the property, we felt that we were pulled into old-Japan with the room and the garden all being perfectly Japanese. The property has only 8 rooms on large site. We arrived here before 3:00AM. But a staff was…

Hananoyado Fukuya

          This is my cup of tea.  If you are looking for a small authentic ryokan with a private hot spring, you must stay there.  It’s like a secret hideaway for adults.  We never met other guests in the property.  There are 6 rooms only.  I’m sure you will be able…

Hakone Yuyado Zen

                      This hotel is like a secret hideaway for adults in Hakone. The ambience is serene, tranquil, and cozy. A staff welcomed us with warmly.  We didn’t feel like we were checking in a hotel, it was like we were being welcome back home. The property would be for couples or solo travelers. *A…

Kinnotake Sengokuhara

  The ryokan is absolutory great for solo travelers or couples, not family or not groups. Once we entered the property, it was like we were in another world. If you are looking for venues for a secret hideaway or an incognito visit in Hakone, this would be. Perhaps, if you are looking for a…

Hakone Gora Byakudan

      If you are looking for modern ryokans with private hot springs, I would highly recommend it. Perhaps, if this is your first time staying at ryokans, you must stay at Hakone Gora Byakudan.  Facilities tend to be the latest.  You wouldn’t feel any stress during your stay.  This is like a secret…

Hakone Tokinoshizuku

  If you are looking for modern ryokans in Hakone, you must stay here.  This is like a hideaway for adults.  Perhaps, if you are looking for auberge ryokans, I would highly recommend it.  On the other hand, if you are looking for an authentic ryokan adventure, this wouldn’t be.  The ambience is tranquil, relaxed,…