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Set in the green mountains of Hakone, Kinokuniya Ryokan is a 15-minute drive from Ashino Lake and offers hot-spring baths, karaoke and massage services. This 300-year old historic Ryokan features its own sulfur hot spring source and Japanese-style rooms with an LCD TV and a private bath.

Rooms at Ryokan Kinokuniya are air-conditioned and feature Japanese-style futon beds on a traditional tatami (woven-straw) floor. A fridge, green tea and toiletries are provided. Many rooms have forest or mountain views.

The hotel is a 2-minute walk from the Ashi-no-yu Bus Stop and a 10-minute drive from Kowakidani Train Station. Owakudani Volcanic Valley and Onshi Hakone Park are both about a 15-minute drive. On-site parking is free.

Between soaks in the outdoor and indoor hot-spring baths, guests can enjoy a game of table tennis or check out the hotel’s gift shop. The lobby has a free-use iPad and free Wi-Fi.

A Japanese breakfast and dinner are served at the banquet room.

This property is a ryokan, which is a type of traditional Japanese Inn. Learn more

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.0 for a two-person trip.

Kinokuniya Ryokan has been welcoming guests since Nov 17, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.0)

Breakfast Info


Free Parking Available On Site

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


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4 reasons to choose Kinokuniya Ryokan

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
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  • What time do I have to arrive for dinner?
    Dinner time is PM6: 00
    Answered on September 7, 2019
  • Do you cater for any allergy or food preferences?
    Dinner will be Japanese food with a focus on seafood It is possible to remove meat from cooking. (Processed products, seasonings and soup are not allowed)
    Answered on October 20, 2019
  • What time are the communal baths available?
    Available from check-in until AM 9:00 the next morning * Cleaning day is AM7: 30
    Answered on October 20, 2019
Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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Amenities of Kinokuniya Ryokan
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Tatami (traditional Japanese flooring)
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Massage chair
  • Public Bath
  • Open-air bath
  • Hot spring bath
  • Hiking
  • Karaoke
  • Ping-pong
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese

House rules Kinokuniya Ryokan takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 5:30 PM


8:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

2 - 3 years
Extra bed by request
¥2,500 per child, per night
4 - 6 years
Extra bed by request
¥4,500 per child, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

The maximum number of extra beds allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa Kinokuniya Ryokan accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Guests with a tattoo may not be permitted to enter public bathing areas and other public facilities.

Guests who wish to eat dinner at the property need to make a reservation in advance or book a dinner-inclusive rate. Dinner meals cannot be ordered after check-in. Please note there are no restaurants in the area. Instant noodles are available for purchase at the on-site shop.

Guests traveling to the property by bus are advised to catch the bus bound for Hakonecho, from Odawara Station or Hakone-Yumoto Station, and get off at the Ashinoyu bus stop.

Guests must check in by 6:00 PM to eat dinner at this property. Guests who check in after this time may not be served dinner, and no refund will be given.

Please inform Kinokuniya Ryokan of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Kinokuniya Ryokan

  • Yes, Kinokuniya Ryokan is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Kinokuniya Ryokan by:

    • Train 3h

  • Kinokuniya Ryokan offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Hiking
    • Ping-pong
    • Karaoke
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Massage chair
    • Public Bath
    • Hot spring bath
    • Open-air bath

  • Check-in at Kinokuniya Ryokan is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Room options at Kinokuniya Ryokan include:

    • Quad

  • Kinokuniya Ryokan is 3.1 miles from the center of Hakone.

  • The prices at Kinokuniya Ryokan may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Guests staying at Kinokuniya Ryokan can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Asian