Hakone Hotel Kowakien

1297 Ninotaira, Hakone, Kanagawa, Kanto, 250-0407 , Japan | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $156.00
 

Travel Blogs from Hakone

Alas, No Mt. Fuji

A travel blog entry by bumihills

Today we bussed from Tokyo to Hakone via Kamakura in heavy traffic. At Kamakura we stopped to see the Daibatsu or the Great Buddha which is over 728 years old. It is very impressive to see in its oxidized state. It was once leafed in gold and probably will be again in the future.

We took a 20 minute cruise across Lake Hakone. In favorable …

Day 308 - Mt Fuji / El mont Fuji

A travel blog entry by wanvigdot

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... aside and helping us arrange the luggage.
-A second old lady trying to speak to the hurried bus driver about her tickets.
-An old man helping his wife onto a bus that no longer has any space for them.
-More commotion because dad is oblivious to the fact that the luggage is too wide to be rolled down the isle.
-Dad figuring out a way to pack our four bags into an area ...

To Mount Fuji and Beyond!

A travel blog entry by wwoofers

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... rural Japan life we were enjoying some time off. We gorged ourselves one night on ramen from a hole in the wall shop down the street from our hostel. For anyone who has not discovered how amazing true ramen can be, check out the very B movie Ramen Girl with Brittney Murphy. It's a guilty pleasure movie of mine that I of course forced Ken to watch with me after tasting his first Japanese ramen. He may not admit it but he enjoyed ...

Off To See The Mountain

A travel blog entry by pandasphere

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... The water today seemed even hotter than previously and we got out after a short while, feeling refreshed and looking like lobsters from the heat.
Dinner was again an elaborate affair of super fresh and traditional items. More fried and raw fish, seafood, miso soup, pickled vegetables, Kobe beef, rice, fruit, and mochi. We finished super full but without that heavy feeling that came from a typical big American ...

To Hakone

A travel blog entry by pandasphere

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... in the park that made me envious. After wandering a bit more through the small town, we returned to get ready for our kaiseki dinner. Our 9-course meal was full of fresh, mostly local seafood and vegetables, and was prepared using traditional Japanese methods. It was super different than our meals at Next and RyuGin, which are more modern and/or fusion, but still just as delicious.

We turned in relatively early with very full stomachs so ...

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Location

This 3 star hotel, located on 1297 Ninotaira, Hakone, is near Lake Ashi (Ashinoko), Hakone Tozan Railway, Hakone Kowakien Yunessun, and Hakone Shrine.
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