Hakone Kowakien Tenyu, Hakone

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Escape to the breathtaking mountains of Hakone with a stay at Hakone Kowakien Tenyu, a traditional-style ryokan inn.

This relatively new hotel will surprise you with its character and charm, not to mention the amazing views of Mount Asama. The décor is the perfect blend of contemporary luxury and authentic Japanese simplicity. Rooms boast traditional tatami mat flooring, a soothingly neutral colour scheme and private open-air baths – so you can really make the most of the spectacular alpine surroundings.

Hakone Kowakien Tenyu offers a blissfully peaceful sanctuary, ideal for travellers coming from one of Japan’s bustling cities. You can float the days away in a simply gorgeous infinity pool, or in the steaming waters of the open-air hot spring baths. When you’re ready to explore, the Okada Museum of Art, Chisuji Falls and famous Hakone Open-Air Museum are just a short stroll away.


The Japanese-style rooms at Hakone Kowakien Tenyu are spacious and thoughtfully designed, with wood and glass perfectly framing those exquisite mountain views. You’ll love the clean lines of the décor and furnishings, along with modern luxuries such as air conditioning, flatscreen TV, mini bar, seating area and of course, that open-air bathtub.

The hotel has a fantastic bar, spa lounge, sauna, shared lounge, 24-hour front desk and pretty gardens. And then there’s the food to talk about. Guests at Hakone Kowakien Tenyu rave about its restaurant, which serves up a creative and delicious fusion of Japanese and Western-style cuisine.

Why we love it

We’d challenge anyone not to feel like a VIP when relaxing in their own private open-air bath as the sun goes down, sipping a glass of bubbles and marvelling at magnificent mountain views. That’s the kind of unforgettable experience on offer at Hakone Kowakien Tenyu.

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