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Mikawaya Ryokan

3.5 of 5
Ryokan
  |   503 Kowakudani, Ashigarashimo-gun, Hakone-machi 250-0406, Kanagawa Prefecture (Kowakidani Onsen)
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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23 reviews 23 reviews
23 hotel reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is in reference to the review posted about 4 weeks prior to this one, I have checked with Mikawaya in March 2014 and they said they did not serve vegetarian/vegan meals, imagine my surprise to read a recent review for Dec 2014 saying Mikawaya went out of their way to serve vegetarian meals. Mikawaya has since confirmed that they... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having never been to a ryokan before, it is difficult to review this property. That said, here goes... Loved the experience overall...the room was two bath suite with a private onsen. The room had a lovely guest room where we took our meals and a sitting area overlooking the mountains. Also, we had western style beds. Oddly, the bathroom were... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The Ryokan was run down, paint was peeling and it smelled musty in many areas. I could overlook these issues but could not overlook the rudeness of the staff upon our arrival. We traveled in a typhoon and we arrived friends were waiting to greet us. The staff insisted we be oriented to our room and pulled us away from... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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33 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We stayed in the ryokan for a few days during the summer based on recommendations from friends. We found it to be an authentic and interesting experience. The hosts were superb and the actual house was great and located in the mountains of Hakone. You get to sit on the floor and sleep on futons on the floor and eat... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We stayed here in June for a night in the fuga room and it was definitely one of the highlights of our trip. We loved this experience from the moment we arrived and were greeted by the staff to the moment we left. We had two very fussy eaters aged 9 and 13 with us and they really enjoyed the... More 

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Vienna, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I went with my mom and stayed for 2 nights and 3 days, which was our best vacation ever. Staffs were absolutely wonderful. The one who was in charge of our room, including serving the meals, spoke good English, more than functional to make a delightful stay. The rest of the staff, especially the elders didn't seem to speak as... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Very convenient and beautiful location that is just next to the Yunessun waterpark property and bus lines. We were always greeted when we returned to the ryokan. Food was excellent and our hostess was wonderful! We had our own private rotenburo and the kids thoroughly enjoyed it; the boys did not want to leave when it was time to move... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Ryokan staff were wonderful! Greeting us at the door, and helping us check-in. Staff in the day speaks some English. They even gave us a map and guide on how to best explore Hakone and be back on time for dinner!. Private onsen in the room is amazing! We had so many baths that our skin were smooth and soft!... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

I first stayed here for two nights in 2007 whilst on a tour of japan,with Thomas cook and I loved it and could not wait to go back as it is the ideal spot for touring the hakone region of japan.the first time I went I enjoyed the onsen hot spring bathing immensely even though it was communal.this time however... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

Prior to this, went to two other ryokans so in a good position to compare; out of the three, this is the pits! On arrival, the male attendants were extremely polite, we were well received until the maid came. Its likely she didn't like foreigners and there were definitely a lot of foreigners who visit there; her attitude was distinctly... More 

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Address: 503 Kowakudani, Ashigarashimo-gun, Hakone-machi 250-0406, Kanagawa Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kanto > Kanagawa Prefecture > Ashigarashimo-gun > Hakone-machi > Kowakidani Onsen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Mikawaya Ryokan 3.5*
Number of rooms: 35
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