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Clean, comfortable and reliable

Took the Romance Car to Hakone,it was a great experience going through the countryside. As with... read more

Reviewed December 17, 2017
Good journey to Hakone

We took a Honeymoon train which was very nice .The ride was very nice and were able to get a local... read more

Reviewed December 13, 2017
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Reviewed August 14, 2018

My husband and I regularly stay at the Odakyu Hotel Century Southern Tower, and we find it convenient to use the nearby Odakyu railway when we visit Gotokuji. Coming from Melbourne, Australia, where trains are dirty, uncomfortable, and almost never on time, all Japanese trains...More

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Reviewed May 6, 2018

Bought the Hakone Fuji Pass and took romance train to Odawara. Staff speak good English but less helpful on information as not taking initiative of providing information on Hakone Fuji trip without being asked.

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Reviewed April 25, 2018

Visited the Odakyu Travel Center at the West Entrance to Shinjuku to buy tickets on Romance Car and get Hakone Free Pass. Agent spoke perfect English and was very helpful. Traveled on the Romance Car and used all of the Odakyu services to do the...More

Thank JMS
Reviewed March 1, 2018

The morning rush was a bit too much. Normally people were very friendly and courteous in Tokyo on many different trains but they weren’t so here. They were commuters and I understand their frustrations with tourists. However, they must remember tourists help the economy so...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed December 18, 2017

This is just an ordinary train. We ride this train to go to Hakone. In winter, this train will put a heater inside so you will be feel warn inside

Thank Yeninovv
Reviewed December 17, 2017

Took the Romance Car to Hakone,it was a great experience going through the countryside. As with most trains in Japan, super punctual to the minute.

Thank pengboon
Reviewed December 13, 2017

We took a Honeymoon train which was very nice .The ride was very nice and were able to get a local connection by train to Hakone.

Thank 946ajaym
Reviewed November 1, 2017

Used this railway several times while in Shibuya, It's an excellent service extremely punctual and a cheap way to get around.

Thank Steve57C
Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

We booked our package via Odakyu Travel who were excellent, very responsive. All info was explained clearly, and everything worked well. The Romancecar from shinjuku was amazing. We sat up front looking directly at track ahead, the driver cockpit being above us. The ride was...More

1  Thank ethelman2
Reviewed May 11, 2017

I am sure you have heard of JR when it comes to train service in Japan. Well Odakyu is another train service, operating mainly out of Shinjuku and Shibuya stations and running south and west. I highly recommend this line if you are going down...More

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Shinjuku is the commuting capital of Tokyo, and
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Metropolitan Government Office at its center. To the
east, there’s a district with long-established
department stores, cinemas and theaters. Shinjuku
Gyoen is a park originally built as the garden for the
Imperial Household. It is quite famous as a venue for
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