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Gora Hanaougi

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1300-681 Gora, Ashigarashimo-gun, Hakone-machi 250-0408, Kanagawa Prefecture
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cerritos, CA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I just stayed there and we had a wonderful and relaxing time. The staff was extremely friendly who tried everything they could to make sure we were happy. Room was awesome with a great view(it was the japanese style room with open-air bath). You gotta get that private onsen. It's nice to get in till you're too... More 

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is certainly one way of experiencing authentic Japan. A nice welcome and lots of explanation - some in English and some in Japanese - from our charming 'maid'. We loved the (very) hot tub on our balcony; we were a bit less keen on sleeping on futons. We had a lovely view of the mountains. The dining experience was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited Gora Hanaougi with my sister. Possibly a mistake. I'd rate it very much a couples destination. The service is impeccable. The rooms immaculate. The private onsen was ace. They have the BEST toilets in Japan! The food was possibly a little inaccessible for me even though I am a pretty adventurous eater! So perhaps beware of this point.... More 

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Beijing, China
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a pity that we only had one night stay in Gora Hanaougi. It's a fantistic Ryokan in Hakone area. We managed to go to the hotel by ourselves, and then found out that actually the hotel can pick up the guest at Gora station. Even though, we did not have any problem of reaching it. After check-out, the receptionist... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We chose Gora Hanaougi as we would like to have our private onsen. We are very pleased with our room which come with a great view and we can really enjoy our bath. With the light drizzle it is really peaceful and relaxing. The 13 course dinner took about 2 hours, it is very enjoyable and the server provide great... More 

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Sydney
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77 reviews 77 reviews
24 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This ryokan is absolutely first class. We didn't have the most expensive room but it was wonderful. We had a view over the mountains and a balcony with our own hot tub, supplied by the onsens (hot springs) in the area. There is little English spoken here but the staff were delightful and made every effort to ensure that our... More 

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

An absolutely beautiful hotel, with all the fantastic service that Japanese ryokans are famous for. The amenities are wonderful, the staff attentive, the food amazing. They accommodated vegetarian requests and still prepared excellent meals. The private onsen in your room that overlooks Hakone is just awesome. And on top of the beautiful hotel, with amazing food, scenic views, attentive staff,... More 

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Rugby, UK
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

From the moment you arrive you are in a cocoon. You are welcomed with drinks and sweets and then escorted to your room. The yukata robes that were provided were lovely although I wasn't so keen on the socks! But shuffling through the hotel which has tatami mats almost everywhere made me feel like I had stepped back in time.... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Excellent service and beautiful location, peaceful , quiet and clean. The moment we arrived at Toza train station, we were requested to call hotel and they have a free pick up service. As lunch is not provided at hotel, we were told to have lunch then proceed for check-in. Within 10 minutes we were whisked away to a truly wonderful... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We are family of 4 with 2 children. Everything was awesome. They pay attention to details and my 2 kids love it so much. Food is the best... The kids meal is just too much as they can hardly finish half of it. But food was great. Enjoy every moment there... Why only 4 star as we had a very... More 

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