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Sounkaku

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1300-492 Gora, Ashigarashimo-gun, Hakone-machi 250-0408 , Kanagawa Prefecture
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

Bought the pass & upgraded to romance car which is pretty awesome. The train that we took to Hakone was new & pretty. Too bad we can't go & have the black egg. If not, my trip will be covered. Overall, we enjoyed the will trip.

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早雲閣, 強羅花扇早雲閣(フロント) at Sounkaku, responded to this review

Thank you for staying in Gorahanaougi Sounkaku! Could you enjoy a stay ? I wait for your stay again. Thank you! More 

Shanghai, China
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

I traveled with my Mom and stayed in this wonderful Hotel 11/16-18. Ken and another Lady with Glasses ( So Sorry I forgot her name ) definitely made my this time trip more than meaningful. They really took great trouble to help my mom durning the time she didn't feel well during that 2 days stay. without the Hotel Staff... More 

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早雲閣, 強羅花扇早雲閣(フロント) at Sounkaku, responded to this review

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Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

We (group of six) stayed at Gora Hanaougi Sounkaku onsen for two nights from November 11 to 13, 2015. We had a wonderful stay. The three rooms that we booked were the Mountain View rooms on the second floor. The whole onsen hotel is absolutely CLEAN!!!! Foods were awesome!!! Breakfasts and Dinners are completely different for the two days of... More 

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早雲閣, 強羅花扇早雲閣(フロント) at Sounkaku, responded to this review

Thank you for staying in Gorahanaougi Sounkaku! Could you enjoy a stay ? I wait for your stay again. Thank you! More 

Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

I had been doing extensive research on ryokans in Hakone months before the trip. I made my choice between GORA HANAOUGI and Sounkaku. The two ryokans belong to the same group so I chose Sounkaku because it fits my budget better. I have to say I love my experience here! Location Easily accessible. Like all other reviews mentioned, it is... More 

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フロント課, 予約課 at Sounkaku, responded to this review

Dear Mr. and Mrs. Rona C Thank you for your stay at Gorahanaougi Sounkaku . Could you enjoy a stay? If there is a chance to come to Japan , please come to Gorahanaougi Sounkaku . Thank you. Gorahanaougi Sounkaku Reservationist More 

Dresher, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

We really were not prepared for our stay at this lovely ryokan. We didn't know what to expect. First of all do not make the mistake we did! We thought the name of our hotel was Gora Hanaougi. We had directions on how to get there from the train that including taking the elevator down to the hotel. When we... More 

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33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

It was the first time we stayed in a Ryokan and we had an excellent experience. Our group had two rooms, one was the basic first floor room and another was the one with the private bath. Both rooms were spacious and comfortable. The one with private bath had a small garden but was surrounded with fence and had no... More 

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Dear Mr. and Mrs. kawaii5 Thank you for your stay at Gorahanaougi Sounkaku . Could you enjoy a stay? If there is a chance to come to Japan , please come to Gorahanaougi Sounkaku . Thank you. Gorahanaougi Sounkaku Reservationist More 

Princeton, New Jersey
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Location is excellent. Just steps away from the Sounzan cable car. Although the hotel was fully book, but it is still very quiet. Dinner and breakfast was excellent. First experience with onsen. We tried all of them the indoor outdoor and private.

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Dear Mr. and Mrs.yeh2013-N... Thank you for your stay at Gorahanaougi Sounkaku . Could you enjoy a stay? If there is a chance to come to Japan , please come to Gorahanaougi Sounkaku . Thank you. Gorahanaougi Sounkaku Reservationist More 

Singapore, Singapore
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92 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I am abit worried when news reports of Hakone, Owakudani volcano having signs of eruption. So, I emailed the ryokan, and they reassured me that it will be safe and they are operational as usual. so there I arrived at Sounkaku after taking the train from Shinjuku to Odawara/Hakone Yumoto and transferred to Gora and took the ropeway to Sounzan.... More 

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Dear Mr. and Mrs.aychuen Thank you for your stay at Gorahanaougi Sounkaku . Could you enjoy a stay? If there is a chance to come to Japan , please come to Gorahanaougi Sounkaku . Thank you. Gorahanaougi Sounkaku Reservationist More 

Daniel Island, South Carolina
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30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We did have a nice stay at the Gora Sounkaku. But, and the fault again may have been my expectations, it was a bit underwhelming. The private onsen (spa) was nice but small. Barely big enough for two people. The rooms were well equipped but plain. The food was extensive and unique which was terrific. We requested no seafood for... More 

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Dear Mr. and Mrs.Vandymdmp... Thank you for your stay at Gorahanaougi Sounkaku . Could you enjoy a stay? If there is a chance to come to Japan , please come to Gorahanaougi Sounkaku . Thank you. Gorahanaougi Sounkaku Reservationist More 

San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This was our first ryokan experience and we had a lovely stay. The location was awesome - just steps away from the Sounzan rope way and cable car stop. The service was top notch. Our attendant Sato took excellent care of us. It was wonderful to have one person assigned to helping us check-in, tour the facilities, serve all meals,... More 

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