5 Dream Traditional Japanese “Ryokan” Hotels Near Tokyo!

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  • Hakone is a popular tourist destination located just two hours away from Tokyo. If you’ve made it to Japan, you can have a real Japanese experience by staying at one of these excellent traditional Japanese hotels, or “ryokan” (旅館). Refresh yourself while taking a long soak in a hot spring, wear a Japanese yukata (浴衣), and more!

    1. Gora Kadan (強羅花壇)

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    An inn popular for its nature and quiet atmosphere, the high quality of this place is acclaimed not only within Japan but also on various websites and by the internationally renowned hotel and restaurant group Relais & Chateaux.

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    2. Senkyoro (仙郷楼)

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    Wood construction is used all around the inn, creating a calm atmosphere. Have a relaxing stay in one of the six spacious Japanese-style rooms, all of which come equipped with an open-air hot spring.

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    3. Hakone Ginyu (箱根吟遊)

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    An inn with an open air hot spring in every room and a view of the Hakone Mountains. The concept of the inn is a fusion of Japanese culture and Balinese aesthetics. In addition to the open-air hot springs, the Japanese course meals made with seasonal ingredients from all over Japan attract praise.

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    4. Hakone Yumoto Hotel (星野リゾート界箱根)

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    Enjoy a soak in the half-open-air main hot spring or take a dip in the seasonal outdoor pool.

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    5. Tsubaki (海石榴)

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    A restaurant inn full of charm and presence. Enjoy a Japanese course meal made with seasonal ingredients while surrounded by nature. The garden is planted with over 100 varieties of camellia. It’s sure to become a wonderful memory.

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    Since you’re in Japan, you should try out a traditional Japanese hotel experience complete with stunning views of the countryside and dipping into a hot spring! Which ryokan would you like to stay in?

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