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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Refrigerator in room
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Banquet room
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... you could eat and soak your feet in a hot bath while enjoying the view) were taken but the yummy treats made us soon forget our disappointment. We planned on exploring for the rest of the morning then grabbing lunch before hiking. We were unsure the best way to proceed as we couldn't see everything nor did we want to get too tired before our hike. To the south was a scenic park jutting out into the lake. On the north shore sits the Hakone shrine. We decided to let Will ...
... found the rice crackers with black sesame seeds that Trader Joe's no longer seems to carry. Trader Joe's people - if you need a contact to start stocking them again please let me know. The inn is what you would think of for a traditional inn; you remove your shoes upon entering and step onto tatami floor (mats). We are welcomed with tea at the small table in the middle of the room. This table will later be moved and mats will server as our ...
... From there we had to transfer onto two local trains before reaching our destination stop. Our tour package had a very rough map as to the location of our accommodation so we walked in that direction until we found it. We were way too early to check in so we headed back out to explore. The Hakone area is a park famous for its views of Mount Fuji. We got back to the main train station then hopped on a bus that too us to Lake Ashi and the small town of Motohakone-ko. ...
Today at breakfast we were seated at the other side of the room where the printed placements reflected the names of the towers we could view. Yesterday's placements depicted that view and we pity the poor trainee who might muck the placemats up! After receiving such attention to her personal meal requirements, they must have been happy to wave Naomi off. Just as well we still had Kaoru (our guide) to help us navigate our way to Shinjuku station, though the unforgiving ticket gates ...
... This morning we all woke up with tired legs. Luckily we had a chance to rest them as we took a series of trains from Kawaguchiko down to Yokohama, then a bullet train west to Kyoto. Getting around in Japan is a world apart from the trains and busses in Southeast Asia we’ve been experiencing lately. This trip is taking just 2.5 hours, not all day! That gives us more time to sightsee in this city, famous for its temples and scenic spots. Sounds relaxing! ...