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Gora Kadan

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1300 Gora, Ashigarashimo-gun, Hakone-machi 250-0408, Kanagawa Prefecture
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Was definitely a highlight of my trip, visited Japan many times but can't think of a more relaxing way to spend your vacation than a trip to Gora Kadan, us personally spent 3 days there. Apologies ahead of time because I lost all my photos on my phone. My stay here had zero faults, it was luxurious and private all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the highlight of our trip to Japan. Everyone was so kind and made our visit feel very special. We had Japanese breakfast both days, which was a push for us, but we were very glad to have tried it. The kaiseki dinners were incredible. Kareoke was a lot of fun, as were the hot baths. Fellow guests were... More 

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Thank Cortney H
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment you arrive, you are transported into a traditional Japanese experience. Very quickly, it becomes the norm to wear a kimono. The hot springs were amazing. We ate in our room which was great (kaiseki dinner), the vegetarian option was fantastic, as was the 'normal' menu - all dishes a work of art. Service was discreet and excellent.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

The moment we walked into Gora Kadan, we are in awe of what Japanese hospitality is about. Everything was perfect - from the speedy check in to the amazing and thoughtfully caused dinners, the elaborate Japanese breakfasts (including music is and house made tofu), the private onsen and the surroundings that provides great provscy, the cleanliness of the public outdoor... More 

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Hong Kong
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I have tried a few onsen-ryokan in Japan and was afraid Gora Kadan wouldn’t live up to expectations, based on some comments I had read from other travelers and superb experiences I have had elsewhere. Not so; everything from start to finish was excellent. The hotel stands out because of its wonderful facilities, which are the best I have seen... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Can't rate this ryokan high enough. The room was traditional Japanese style as was the service, really this place is the best 'hotel' I have ever and will ever go to! The other reviewers slating the food, frankly the service couldn't be flawed and the quality of the food was brilliant!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

This Japanese traditional hotel between Tokyo and Kyoto was amazing. So peaceful, such quiet and excellent service, and a chance to have a Japanese experience. Everything was quietly elegant. Not to be missed if you go to Japan.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Gora Kadan hotel is a modern Japanese style inn of Ryokan just outside Hakone. By Ryokan standards, it is quite a large Ryokan and built in the format the Japanese refer to as "Eel's bed" meaning it is long and thin. This creates the best possible views of the mountains and forest but also means that guests have to walk... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

My wife and I recently spent one night at Gora Kadan, to celebrate our wedding anniversary. This was our first Ryokan experience and we were not disappointed. Gora Kadan is truly very beautiful and private, surrounded by lush hills, mountain streams and groves of bamboo trees. It is a short walk from the Gora train station. The travel in between... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

My family and I recently stayed for two nights at Gora Kadan resort in Gora, Hakone. We stayed in one of the new annex room. We are very happy with the room, amenities and of course with having the choice of private indoor and outdoor onsen pool. However, what differentiate Gora Kadan with the rest of the pack is apparently... More 

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