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“Hotel with warm service” 4 of 5 stars
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Merveille Hakone Gora
1300-70 Gora, Ashigarashimo-gun, Hakone-machi 250-0408, Kanagawa Prefecture (Gora Onsen)   |  
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Ranked #6 of 38 B&Bs / Inns in Hakone-machi
Jakarta, Indonesia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Hotel with warm service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

The staffs were very helpful, warm, and welcome.
They picked up us at Gora station, when some one, Japanese, whom we asked the location of this hotel to,make a call to the hotel, because we did not know, the exact location.
Room really clean, and wide enough.
Onsen inside the hotel very comfortable, hotel also provide basket , to bring amenities from the room ,to go for onsen.
Bath facilities and amenities inside the onset quite complete.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Nagoya, Japan
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33 hotel reviews
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

We stayed in this hotel for Mt. Myojingatake - Mt. Kintoki hiking.
This hotel is not that far (Maybe 5 to 10min walking) from the station, but you need to climb up a steep hill to get there. In case of having heavy luggage or raining, I would recommend to use their free shuttle service.

There is a convenience store right in front of the hotel (open 7am to 10pm). I found Gora is very quiet area. Although there are some restaurants around the hotel, most of them close around 9pm. (We don't know why, but none of them were open when we get there on Thursday night around 7pm.)

The room is well cleaned, and spacious. The onsen in the basement floor is not that big, and no Rotenburo (outside bath) is there. This could be a bit disappointing since Hakone is very famous Onsen (hot spring) in Japan. The amenities (variety of nice shampoo etc.) in the onsen were very good.

- For hikers -
Gora-Mt.Myojingatake-Mt.Kintoki trail is higly recommended. Great view of Mt. Fuji, and alothough the trail is long, no dangerous spots.
But, Do not over trust "min " on the direction sign!
For example, it says 85 min to Mt. Myojingatake on the sign at the beginning of the hiking trail, but the hiking map says 115min. I found hiking map is more accurate. (Of course, 85min can be achieved if you are a well-trained climber. But not for beginners - intermediate.)

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 1300-70 Gora, Ashigarashimo-gun, Hakone-machi 250-0408, Kanagawa Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kanto > Kanagawa Prefecture > Ashigarashimo-gun > Hakone-machi > Gora Onsen
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Ranked #6 of 38 B&Bs / Inns in Hakone-machi
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Number of rooms: 54
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