How has this ryokan rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
TripAdvisor Reviews Hatago Ichinoyu Hakone
Travel Blogs from Hakone
... hike to the bus stop at Hatajuku if this seemed the most accurate experience.
At the well-marked trailhead, I strapped Will to my back. According to my phone app, we (including Will) had already walked 4 miles since leaving our house. Will was definitely showing signs of needing a nap. He fell asleep as we began the 500 ft climb to Hakone Pass. When researching the hike, I learned (via multiple consistent sources) that the Old Tokaido highway was the original ...
... consisting of a number of small varied dishes. And varied they are. At one point Mary's cousin exclaims "well, I think there is something edible in there." There are beautiful pieces of sashimi, plenty of rice, pickled vegetables, miso soup, white wallpaper paste and something that looked like a cross between a chestnut and a mushroom. Some fish jelly thing. And other things I can not even identify. I'm a fairly adventurous eater, but ...
... trip is up. Once breakfast was done we packed up what was left in our room and headed to the subway. We needed to catch a train a bit further away so it was a bit more of a walk through Ginza going against the flow of businessmen in suits heading to work. We managed to get on the right train and headed to Shinagawa station which is one of two bullet train stations in Tokyo. The bullet train ride was only about 25 minutes before we got to the nearest station to Hakone ...
... WW1 and WW2. There were a LOT of steps. But when I finally got to the top, I was rewarded with one of the most iconic views of Japan, Chureito Pagoda with Mt. Fuji in the distance. Sure, it may look even nicer when the cherry blossoms are in bloom, but it was pretty amazing. I took way too many pictures. hehe. I also hiked further up the mountain to check out views of lilies and Mt. Fuji but they were not really in season and the angles ...
Best Laid Plans I had mixed feelings on our return to Japan. It felt strange going home to a place that doesn't quite feel like home. In addition, our post-Bali plans were not coming together as hoped. We originally tried to book Bali for ten days, but since we planned the trip with a month notice, we couldn't get a great deal for anything longer than a week. We decided we'd return from Bali and do a night or two away here. Unfortunately unknown to us until a ...