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Hotel Senkei

592 Yumoto, Ashigarashimo-gun, Hakone-machi 250-0311, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Ranked #126 of 227 Hotels / Ryokan in Hakone-machi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I chose this hotel based on the reviews for a taste of Japanese lifestyle and the outdoor onsen. Was not disappointed. Friendly staff. Gentleman at Reception desk English fine but morning team English not good. So if you need directions etc that is going to require a higher level of English ask when you check in. The lady who explained... More 

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Singapore
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I travelled with my family just this December 2014 and after reading all of the great reviews here on Tripadvisor I was really looking forward to staying at Hotel Senkei. I stayed at the Hotel senkei Plaza Inn for 1 night and boy was I glad it was just 1 night. For starters, there was absolutely NO elevator and we... More 

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

unless you don't want to speak in English with the staff, this is one of the best place I've been. We are not talking about a fancy and posh hotel because in fact the whole facility looks a bit old but the experience really worth the cost (quite high in August). I've read about the possibility to have also a... More 

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8 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The room we were in was very old and worn. The bathroom was tiny and did not look clean. Nothing was explained to us about the onsen. I'm sure there are other places to stay. Staying in this hotel ruined our experience in hakone, as we were only here for one night.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

Location was absolutely ideal,it's near the main street w/ restos and stores all around yet it wasnt noisy, in fact a very relaxing atmosphere! Infront the hotel was a very calm and scenic river and a little walk would take every tourist by surprise in a beauteous waterfall and a shrine. At night you could just walk around with your... More 

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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Hotel Senkei would not allow me to book a single room, so I had to book a double and pay for two people/food for two people. They were concerned when I arrived and was one person, because they prepared food for two. My room had an okay view - there was a cherry blossom tree outside my window. The rooms/suite... More 

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Perth
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29 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Good standard hotel which is a short stroll from the train station and Main Street in town. Staff were helpful and friendly. The outdoors rooftop onsen was wonderful, and well worth trying. Room was reasonable size and bathroom had basic amenities.

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Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

We stayed on a Saturday night at Senkei Plaza Inn. The location was ok, easy to access from the main station. Can walk or take shuttle bus. We booked twin/tatami room, which has row twin-sized beds and tatami room which can accommodate two more people. We paid US$ 250 plus for the room (no breakfast or dinner). The place was... More 

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Shizuoka, Japan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Hotel Senkei is not worth the price. The onsen was fine, but very basic. The room was spacious, but very very worn out. There were obvious marks and dents on the walls. The website is very misleading, and makes it look much nicer than it is in reality. The staff was not helpful. After we checked in, they dropped as... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

this ryokan was a nice little walk away from the station meaning you got to see the lovely views (and the snow) but when we arrived there the staff were friendly and let us leave our bags as we were too early to check in. the staff spoke little english but were very helpful and took us to our room.... More 

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