- Multilingual staff
- Non-smoking hotel
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking rooms
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We thought we were pretty good at catching trains. This morning we managed to catch the wrong one which set us back a couple of hours. Quite a few train changes required in our trip to the Izu peninsula which is (normally) a couple of hours south of Tokyo. We packed up our gear and I'm glad we took the approach of having a base for a week and doing day trips, rather than packing up an switching accommodation every day or two. It took about an hour to pack about a quarter of ...
... as it is very popular, there were lots of people there. After a great day, we decided to get dinner and we experienced our first bad experience. We went into a Japanese BBQ place and got ripped off. We ordered a meal and were served so little food, it was an obvious rip off. We didn't eat the meal. We tried telling the guy, but he either did not understand or pretended not too. We left the restaurant, he followed us and ...
... at the Hakone hotel. An exceptional western style buffet.
A short walk through a planted cedar forest over 150 years old to the pier for a boat ride on the lake. Would have been really gorgeous if the sun was out.
Next stop was the sculpture park. An outdoor display of western and Japanese scuptures which was diverse and vibrant. The star attraction of the outdoor museum is a Picasso gallery with the largest collection of works of ...
... day out in the sun and we decide to forego the walk to the observation deck and continue our way. Which was just as well, as when we walked back to the car two busloads of tourists arrived. From here you should be able to see Mount Fuji on a clear day, but it is hazy and Fuji-san, shy as he is, is hiding. We continue the winding road overlooking the awesome coastline. We notice two small rocky islands close to each other and connected by a thick rope. Could these be two sacred ...
... harbor. But what happened here with the Russians in 1855? Commodore Matthew Perry sailed to Japan twice. In 1853 he presented Japanese delegates with a letter from U.S. President Fillmore. He hoped to open up trade with Japan. After presenting the letter Perry left for the coast of China, promising to return for a reply. Commodore Perry returned to Japan in 1854 to find out that the Japanese had prepared a treaty accepting almost ...