Kappa Tengoku Ryokan is really worth the money! The onzen was nice -> a lot better than i thought it would be. The futon was clean and new. but well, you cant really expect much from 3000 yen/night the building is a little bit run down and air con is a bit dirty. Overall, I like it!!! ... more
A very pleasant host and the rooms were good size for 2. They had a private Onsen which was clean too. Overall, we had a pleasant stay there. Although it might help if they had Romanji version of the Ryokan's name...we had a bit of trouble figuring out which one it was ... more
Although another web site said this property was in a non-descript area with no restaurants or shops nearby, it is only a 10 minute walk to the station, restaurants and shops (via a steep hill though!) The staff were all very friendly. You can book the private hot spring bath if you'd rather not share with strangers. ... more
November 30 - Off to Hakone
off for a few days stay at Hakone Ginyu, a traditional Japanese hot spring Inn (Onsen) located in one of the small towns in Hakone National Park, by Mt. Fuji. First off, though, we had to get through Shinjuku ...
Posted in Grant and Cindy's Great Sushi Tour by GrantV
The clouds last Sunday morning could not deter us - armed with our "Hakone Free Pass" and 3 friends (Kim, Bel and Anita) we headed West towards Hakone to enjoy mountains, beautiful green forests ...
Posted in Matt and Meli by meli1984