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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Love this Ryokan! Phenomenal staff. 9 decorated courses of Japanese for dinner. Relaxing Onsen. Great views of the hills & Autumn leaves. 5 minute walk to catch the cable car to the Mt Fuji lookout. Easy access from Tokyo on the train.

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Toronto
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40 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

There is no question that Gora Kadan is one of the best. As you probably read that it use to belongs to the royals, the location, the staff and the food is top notch and worth the money. Only one advice, don't book the revitalizing body and facial 90 mins. The lady just put oil on my legs with no... More 

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Hiroshima, Japan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Gora Kadan is a tradional Japanese hotel. Great service and the hotel is located perfectly in Hakone a luxury town south of Tokyo. The pricing is however too expensive for what you get. This is a pity as the hotel is offering a wonderful experience. Just note that the Fuji cannot be seen from the hotel. You have to... More 

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Montreux, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For those wishing to experience traditional Japanese hospitality, this is the ryokan to seek out. The staff are gracious and welcoming (even when we arrived long before checkin, one of the staff suggested a spectacular excursion for us that would take two to three hours, and when we returned we were ushered to our room with its tatami mats and... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staying at Gora Kadan is a true experience and unlike anywhere we have ever stayed before. Our room was beautiful, the building was beautiful, the staff were friendly but overall I am not sure that I would want to stay here again. Our room attendant was lovely and she carefully showed us how to wear the pretty yukatas which had... More 

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Thank Deborah B
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A beautiful modern traditional Japanese inn. Traditional and modern may be oxymorons, but they describe Gora Kadan to a tee. The room is actually a suite, a sitting area looking out on a Zen garden, some with tubs in them, a tatami room with low table and chairs for meals, a sleeping room with futons, and a bathroom with big... More 

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Gora Kadan was an absolutely incredible experience not only the place was absolutely gorgeous, simple yet calm and inviting but the primary reason why my wife and I felt in love with Hakone is our Japanese Aunty, Yumi. We had a hostess dedicated to us that explained everything from how to tie up our kimonos to how to drink our... More 

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London
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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Dressing up in kimonos supplied by the hotel, sleeping on the floor in traditional Japanese style and enjoying the peace and tranquility of this wonderful place. The many courses taster meal is pretty challenging to a western palette and really wouldn't recommend it for children who really struggled to eat the food but the service was amazing and, if you... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

I was a bit skeptical that this place would live up to the hype. My husband and I have stayed in some of the most luxurious hotels around the world, and even our private bungalow in the Maldives wasn't as expensive at Gora Kadan. But from the moment we arrived I was blown away by this magical place and the... More 

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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This has been on my bucket list for a long time and it certainly did not disappoint. I do agree with other reviews that the rooms could use a touch up. I also would have preferred maybe two mattresses because it was a bit hard. The style is beautiful and traditional Japanese simplicity. We had our own onsen so no... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Smoking rooms available
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Additional Information about Gora Kadan

Address: 1300 Gora, Ashigarashimo-gun, Hakone-machi 250-0408, Kanagawa Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kanto > Kanagawa Prefecture > Ashigarashimo-gun > Hakone-machi > Gora Onsen
Price Range: ₹ 54,957 - ₹ 99,346 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gora Kadan 4*
Number of rooms: 38
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Gora Kadan Hotel Hakone-Machi
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Hakone-machi
#5 Luxury Hotel in Hakone-machi
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“Balcony room was great to lounge around.”
 of 5 bubbles 526bretts, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room with hot tub in garden.”
 of 5 bubbles adnill, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get used to sleeping on the futons on the tatami mats.”
 of 5 bubbles 371grahamf, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“With Onsen private bath , outdoor. If possible.”
 of 5 bubbles jennyef, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Having our own private outdoor onsen was well worth the price!”
 of 5 bubbles 890hc, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
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