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Hakone Kowakien Ten-yu, Hakone

Get a taste of traditional Japanese hospitality, and serene natural landscapes, at Hakone Kowakien Ten-yu.

A modern take on the traditional ryokan inn with an enchanting mountain and forest setting. Hakone Kowakien Ten-yu promises you true tranquillity. Start your day early with yoga in the garden, or catch the sunrise from the stunning infinity-edge onsen. You can then venture out trekking along Chisuji Falls, pay a visit to the Hakone Open-Air Museum or enjoy a stroll through Hakone Gora Park. 

Upon your return, retreat to the privacy of your own open-air bath – a feature of every guestroom. The décor resembles that of a traditional ryokan, but with a contemporary touch. Expect traditional futons, low tables and tatami mats complimented by a neutral cream and brown palette. Beautifully prepared Kaiseki-style cuisine is presented daily at the restaurant. 

Hakone Kowakien Ten-yu, at a glance

  • Nine-storey ryokan-style hotel in Hakone, just outside of Tokyo
  • 150 minimalistic rooms with incredible forest and mountain views 
  • Each room comes with its own private open-air bath 
  • Contemporary wood and glass interiors inspired by traditional Japanese décor
  • Seasonal, Kaiseki-style cuisine served at the restaurant 
  • "Ten-yu" bar & lounge serving an array of cocktails

For leisure and pleasure 

  • Beautiful shared infinity-edge onsen with beautiful views 
  • A six-minute bus ride from Hakone Open-Air Museum and Hakone Gora Park 
  • Chisuji Falls, great for trekking, is a 13-minute walk away
  • Morning yoga in the garden
  • Visit nearby Hakone Kowakien Yunessun, a hot springs spa resort and amusement park 
  • Spa set in the tranquil garden 

  • Absolutely outstanding. This was the best holiday we have ever had.

    SF, Mexico