Gora Kadan, Hakone

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Love the idea of staying in a traditional Japanese ryokan inn, but can’t do without life’s modern luxuries? The Gora Kadan inn in Hakone is the perfect pick for you.

This spectacular inn hotel will blow you away with its style credentials, but there’s nothing flashy here – only thoughtful, beautiful design inspired by authentic Japanese concepts.

The Gora Kadan is just a short walk from Gora Station, making it the ideal location for hikers wanting to tackle the Hakone circuit. It’s also just a short stroll from the Hakone Open-Air Museum and Okada Museum of Art, as well as Hakone Gora Park.

But that’s if you can tear yourself away from this rather magical inn, with its irresistible natural hot spring baths, complete with rock pools and waterfalls. Whether you’re enjoying a delicious Kaiseki or Shabu-Shabu dinner served in the comfort of your room, or relaxing with a full body massage, you’re guaranteed exceptional service at the one-of-a-kind Gora Kadan.


You’ll have your choice of spacious air-conditioned rooms, suites and villas at the Gora Kadan. Each is a tranquil retreat, with elegant Japanese décor and tatami matted floors. You can relax in the comfortable seating area, on a generous balcony with views of the Hakone mountains or your own fabulous open-air bath.

The ryokan’s restaurant serves delicious Japanese cuisine made with real skill from local seasonal ingredients, and you can enjoy a postprandial stroll through the pretty gardens after dinner. The Gora Kadan also has free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour front desk, indoor swimming pool, spa, hot spring baths and a fitness centre.

Why we love it

You’ll feel every last ounce of tension melt away after spending time at this blissful mountain sanctuary. The Gora Kadan is not only in a wonderfully scenic part of Japan – it’s also a work of art in itself. 

Plan your stay at the Gora Kadan, Hakone today!

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