Experience world-class service at Gora Kadan

Set in Hakone’s natural beauty, Gora Kadan is located a 5-minute walk from Gora Station on the Hakone Tozan Line. Guests can leisurely soak in the hot spring bath, relax with a massage treatment. Free WiFi and free private parking is available. Gora Kadan is a member of Relais & Chateaux. The 24-hour front desk at Kadan Gora offers free luggage storage, concierge service and currency exchange. Shuttle service to the ryokan is also available upon request. Guests have free access to the indoor pool and fitness centre. Featuring mountain views, all rooms are fitted with a flat-screen TV, an electric kettle and a fridge. Rooms also come with a private bathroom with free toiletries and a hairdryer. Some rooms have a seating area to relax in after a busy day. Guests can savour traditional Japanese meals featuring fresh seasonal ingredients and beautiful garnishes at the on-site restaurant. Popular attractions in the area like the Hakone Open Air Museum and Hakone Gora Park can be reached within a 10-minute walk. Lake Ashi is a 25-minute drive away while the nearest airport is Haneda Airport, a 100-minute drive from the property.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Asian

Free private parking available on-site

Open-air bath, ​Public Bath, ​Hot spring bath


Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
Bedroom :
2 single beds
and
2 futon beds
Living room:
1 sofa bed
2 single beds
and
2 futon beds
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Travel Sustainable Level 1

This property has told us they’re taking some steps towards sustainability that can have environmental and social impact. We’ve worked with experts including Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable programme – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.8
Facilities
9.5
Cleanliness
9.7
Comfort
9.7
Value for money
8.7
Location
9.5
Free WiFi
9.6
High score for Hakone
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Bachmann
    United StatesUnited States
    One of the nicest hotel experiences I’ve ever had and I have traveled extensively. The grounds and architecture are extremely relaxing. The rooms are beautiful and ours overlooked a wonderful Japanese garden. Our room assistant was extremely sweet...
  • Wei-yen
    SingaporeSingapore
    Amazing experience. Extremely well kept and beautifully designed. The hotel is set against a cliff and beautiful. Lovely modernist architecture, with lots of wood, and creative use of glass and open space. Staff was amazing. Dinner and breakfast...
  • Candace
    United StatesUnited States
    The hotel was beautiful. The service and having a room attendant was wonderful.

Managed by 強羅花壇株式会社

Company review score: 9.8Based on 287 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company information

History 1952:Established Gora Kadan on property of a former imperial family summer retreat. 1989:After Massive renovation, Gora Kadan became a current style. 1992:Became the first Japan member of Relais & Chateaux . 2010:Build 2 Villa Suites 2021:Build 2 Bettei Annex Suites

Property information

A stay in Gôra Kadan, the former retreat of the Imperial Family, Kanin-no-miya, situated in the heart of Hakone National Park, is an invitation to bring your five senses to life by immersing yourself in the ancient Japanese way of life. Listen to the gentle swoosh of a sliding wall made of rice paper, smell the fragrant flower incense, taste the traditional Kaiseki cuisine and feel the touch of silk. This calm retreat is located in an area known for its springs, which are heated by volcanic rocks. The suites have been designed in a minimalist style, and the hotel’s facilities include a swimming pool, stone hammam, and spa.

Neighbourhood information

Easy access to Gora Station where the Hakone tozan line and the cable car depart. Surrounded by many museum include Hakone Open Air Museum.

Languages spoken

English,Japanese

Property surroundings

Facilities of Gora Kadan
Great facilities! Review score, 9.5

Most popular facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Hot spring bath
  • Free WiFi
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Airport shuttle
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
View
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
  • View
Outdoors
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Tatami (traditional Japanese flooring)
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
    Additional charge
  • Hiking
    Off-site
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
  • Tennis court
    Additional chargeOff-site
Living Area
  • Seating Area
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
Internet
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Valet parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Trouser press
  • Ironing service
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business centre
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Shuttle service
  • Grocery deliveries
    Additional charge
  • Minimarket on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Car hire
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Indoor swimming pool
Free!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Heated pool
Wellness
  • Fitness
  • Massage chair
  • Spa facilities
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty Services
  • Public Bath
  • Open-air bath
  • Hot spring bath
  • Hammam
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa and wellness centre
    Additional charge
  • Fitness centre
  • Sauna
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Japanese

House rules

Gora Kadan takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 15:00 to 19:00

Check-out

Until 11:00

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 13 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card UC NICOS JCB Diners Club American Express Cash is not accepted Gora Kadan accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

- Please check-in by 18:00. Please inform the property if you expect to arrive at a later time.

- Please inform the property in advance if you are with children. Otherwise the property may not be able to prepare proper meals and bedding.

- Guests may not be served dinner after 19:00, and no refund will be given.

- Please note that prepayment is required to secure guest reservation. The property will contact guests with payment instructions after booking.

A traditional Japanese kaiseki multi-course meal is provided. Please inform the property at least 1 day in advance if guests have any food allergies or dietary needs.

Please inform Gora Kadan in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Guests with tattoos may not be permitted to use the property’s public bathing areas or other facilities where the tattoos might be visible to other guests.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries, during dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property can only accept bookings from essential workers/permitted travellers, during dates where such guidelines exist. Reasonable evidence must be provided on arrival. If it isn't provided, your booking will be cancelled on arrival.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

It is not possible to stay at this property for Coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

FAQs about Gora Kadan

  • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Gora Kadan on this page.

  • Room options at Gora Kadan include:

    • Villa
    • Suite
    • Quadruple
    • Triple
    • Twin
    • Family

  • Guests staying at Gora Kadan can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Asian

  • Gora Kadan is 3.1 miles from the centre of Hakone. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Gora Kadan is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Gora Kadan offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Fitness centre
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Hammam
    • Hiking
    • Tennis court
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Evening entertainment
    • Public Bath
    • Hot spring bath
    • Swimming Pool
    • Walking tours
    • Beauty Services
    • Open-air bath
    • Facial treatments
    • Body treatments
    • Body scrub
    • Spa facilities
    • Massage chair
    • Fitness

  • The prices at Gora Kadan may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Yes, Gora Kadan is popular with guests booking family stays.