December 14, 2014 Total Views: 5122 Today: 1 ★★★★
Hotel Shiunso Hakone, Next to Hayakawa River and overlooking bamboo hills, Hakone’s Shiunso Ryokan offers luxurious Japanese accommodation with natural hot-spring baths. Traditional multi-course meals and rooms with private open-air baths are featured. All rooms at Ryokan Shiunso have tatami (woven-straw) floors, futon beds and an en suite bathroom. Guests can make a fresh cup of tea and watch a DVD or simply listen to the whispering river. In addition to the hotel’s 3 public hot-spring baths, private-use baths can be reserved for a fee. Those wanting a break from the peaceful atmosphere can sing karaoke in the lounge. Free internet is available in public areas and some rooms. Multi-course meals featuring Japanese specialities are served in guests’ rooms. The hotel can prepare a Western breakfast or special meals upon advance request. Shiunso is a 15-minute taxi ride from JR Odawara Train Station or a 5-minute drive from Hakone Yumoto Train Station, and free parking is provided. Hakone’s main street is a 15-minute walk away. (Hotel Shiunso Hakone hotels booking).