December 14, 2014 Total Views: 6600 Today: 2 ★★★★
Fujiya Hotel Hakone, Opened in 1878, Fujiya Hotel features Meiji Era architecture set in Hakone’s natural beauty. Just 500 metres from Miyanoshita Station, it offers indoor and outdoor pools, a spa and a restaurant in a converted Imperial Villa called Kikka-so Inn. Rooms feature bathtubs with natural hot-spring water. Rooms are divided between 5 different buildings constructed between 1891 and 1960, providing a variety of styles and decors. All rooms are air-conditioned and include a private bathroom. The Gora area and Hakone-Yumoto Train Station are a 15-minute drive. Hakone-Jinja Shrine and Owakudani Valley are about 10 km away. The hotel offers a free shuttle from nearby Miyanoshita Train Station (call upon arrival at station to use). Private and public hot-spring baths are on site, and guests can enjoy the hotel’s garden and greenhouse. The hotel has its own shops and museum. Massage services are also offered. The hotel’s indoor pool uses natural hot-spring water, and bathing suits can be borrowed free of charge. The Fujiya serves French cuisine in an elegant space. Grill Wisteria offers Western dishes, while Kikka-so Inn serves traditional Japanese kaiseki dinners. A bar, lounge and bakery are available. (Fujiya Hotel Hakone hotels booking).