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Gora Kadan

Hakone & Mount Fuji , Japan


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Luxury Holidays At Gora Kadan

A member of the prestigious Relais & Chateaux group, Gora Kadan is a charming ryokan that blends traditional Japanese charm with modern conveniences and amenities. Originally founded as a summer villa in 1930 for Imperial Prince Kaninnomiya Kotohito, the property is steeped in history, while the local volcanic activity provides fascinating natural onsen (Japanese hot spring baths), perfect for bathing after a day of exploration.
The restaurant, Kaiseki Kadan, serves authentic and delicious Japanese cuisine with a focus both on taste and creative presentation. The Gora Spa offers a range of locally-inspired treatments, while an indoor pool, Jacuzzi and fitness facilities continue the sense of rejuvenation and wellness. Nestled within Hakone National Park, the guest rooms overlook stunning mountain views, all while the cultural attractions and great museums of Hakone are within easy reach.

  • Type: Boutique Hotel
  • Summary: A traditional ryokan nestled in Hakone National Park
  • Feature: Natural hot spring baths heated by volcanic rocks
  • Rooms: 38 rooms
  • Star rating: Member of 'Relais & Châteaux'
  • Nearest airport: Haneda International Airport
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Location and transfer

Hakone, approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes from Tokyo Haneda Airport by private car transfer.

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Dining & Gourmet

As a Relais & Chateaux member, the dining at Gora Kadan is exceptional. Offering a traditional, seasonal Kaiseki menu, decorated chef Makoto Kobayashi focuses on perfectly balancing the taste, appearance and colours of the innovative dishes. Several courses each use only the freshest, finest ingredients.

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Lakes & Mountains

Nestled in the heart of Hakone National Park, Gora Kadan is a fantastic base for exploring the area’s famed onsen, unspoiled forests and striking mountains. The Hakone Ropeway is just a short drive away, affording views over the Owakudani Valley’s active sulphur springs, shimmering Lake Ashinoko and – if visibility allows – iconic Mount Fuji.



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