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Gora Tensui

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1320-276 Gora, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture 250-0408, Japan (Gora Onsen)
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Ranked #14 of 60 hotels in Hakone-machi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Montreal, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Getting to the hotel is truly part of the fun. There are lots of ways but I chose to take the Tokaido Shinkansen from Tokyo to Odawara (35 mins), transferred to the Hakone-Tozan train (around a 15 minute walk platform to platform in Odawara.) From Odawara to Hakone-Yumato takes around 15 minutes with a quick one-minute walk to transfer one... More

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Winchester, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

We stayed 2 nights at the Gora Tensui. Our travel agent's preferred ryokan was not available, so we paid an extra £200 to stay here. The ryokan is lovely, the staff are (sometimes overly) attentive and the food was fabulous in presentation and taste. The downstairs onsen was the best we used during our stay, but nothing was so exceptional... More

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Sydney, Australia
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

My first experience of a Japanese Ryokan was memorable thanks to helpful staff, stunning views and exceptional food. I arrived with Japanese friends, and some trepidation, at Gora Tensui late afternoon and found a warm welcome and amazing view of the forest-covered mountains. We were shown to our shared room where the whole "onsen thing" was explained. First the footstool... More

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London, England
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45 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012 via mobile

We were met by the Maitre D' outside the hotel; we were expected. We recieved very personalised attention throughout even to the point of making sure we enjoyed the food. The room was gorgeous with an outside hot tub. The public sulphur bath was very good too. The kaisekai food presentation was amazing as was the western breakfast we requseted... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

It all started with a warm foot bath at the reception, along with a glass of drink (whatsoever your heart desires) and a view that made you forget everything. You would not even realize that they were checking you in and making you wait. Then they made you chose a yukata for the period of your stay. They were not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2009

I arrived at Gora Tensui after the most arduous day of train journeys from Komatsu. Arduous only because of my own stupidity, nothing to do with the train system which did everything it was supposed to do like clock work as usual. So, after a 10 hour journey that should have been 5, I was thoroughly stressed, until that was,... More

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Additional Information about Gora Tensui

Also Known As:
Gora Tensui Hakone Machi
Address: 1320-276 Gora, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture 250-0408, Japan
Location: Japan > Kanto > Kanagawa Prefecture > Ashigarashimo-gun > Hakone-machi > Gora Onsen
Hotel Style:
#7 Luxury Hotel in Hakone-machi
#14 Family Hotel in Hakone-machi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Gora Tensui 4*
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