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Ryuguden Hotel

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3.5 of 5
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139 Motohakone, Ashigarashimo-gun, Hakone-machi 250-0522 , Kanagawa Prefecture
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Orange NSW AUSTRALIA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is in a beautiful location on the lake with beautiful views of Mt Fuji from the rooms. The traditional Japanese experience was amazing and certainly took us out of our comfort zones from sitting on the floor at dinner and breakfast to sleeping on the floor. The hotel was very traditional and there were mainly Japanese guests so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The rooms are a great example of Japanese ryokan, very spacious and clean. the staff were helpful and the food was wonderful. the location is OK as well. If you're looking for a ryokan experience its not a bad choice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I had the fortune of staying at this hotel during a recent business trip to Japan, and I am TRULY happy to have had the experience. My company did not tell me that we would be staying in a traditional Japanese hotel, so you can imagine my surprise when I walked into my room and found the tatami mats and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The Ryuguden Ryokan Hotel in Hakone was really wonderful! The facility, staff and location are worth the extra $$ and will make your Ryokan experience one of the best! Positives - Beautiful facility. Clean, very well maintained and upscale feeling - Our room was fantastic! Private hot springs tub in the room, plenty of space and comfortable - The food... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2011

We wanted a romantic start to our Tokyo trip in Oct 2011, so we decided to splurge a bit on a good ryokan. We were hugely disappointed. 1) Inconvenient transport - On the map, it was just 5 minutes walk from Hakone-en, but there was a huge lack of transport to this station, with only 1 bus that runs here,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2008

it would be a shame if you visit Japan not to have a ryokan experience so I recommend it as a one off. This one is a good option, though seemed virtually empty, was everyone in the new wing or have western hotels taken all the business?? More people may have enhanced the atmosphere, though as you dine in room... More 

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