Visited and stayed in this ryokan because of the fireworks in August 2017 - the hotel costs double compared to normal days. If not for the fantastic view from the balcony for the fireworks - this hotel would be a disappointment - very old ryokan and even the onsen is quite old looking. There is a fish tank inside the onsen and I feel sad for the fishes swimming inside- the tank looks as old as the ryokan. Dinner and breakfast was served in the room - the food is not the best compared to the other ryokans I have stayed in. However, this ryokan is convenient in terms of location - there is family mart and plenty of restaurants nearby - Denny's restaurant is just downstairs the hotel on the right hand side. Do visit the Atami rope way and there is apparently a sex museum at the top of the rope way and the castle is nearby too.
Generally I find Atami a little too commercialized for my liking given the proximity to Tokyo and it gets a little too crowded. Do check out newer properties like hotel micuras and livemax if you plan to stay in Atami. They are also close to the sun beach.More
- Free Wifi
- Free parking