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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.

Property Highlights

Breakfast Info


Free Private Parking Available On Site

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

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Number of guests
4 futon beds
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
Low score for Hakone
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  • Nicholas
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The staff and atmosphere they created: Traditional, accommodating, courteous, and friendly to everyone. The food service (half-board) was excellent and the serving staff was helpful and never judgmental. I can not speak highly enough about my...
  • Márton
    We stayed in a traditional Japanese room that offered a unique experience. The area is very quiet, great place for relaxation. Breakfast was plenty and tasty. The outside area of the onsen is magical (inside is somewhat rundown..) Great overall...
  • Dallin
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    It was a beautiful traditional Japanese Royokan. The staff were friendly and helpful!

Area info

Amenities of Kinokuniya Ryokan
Great facilities! Review score, 8.2

Most popular amenities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Hot spring bath
  • Free WiFi
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Mountain view
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Tatami (traditional Japanese flooring)
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Hiking
  • Karaoke
  • Ping-pong
  • 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 the rooms and is free of charge.
Free private 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
    • Massage chair
    • Public Bath
    • Open-air bath
    • Hot spring bath
    • Massage
      Additional charge
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Japanese

    House rules

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


    From 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM


    From 8:00 AM to 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 upon request
    ¥2,500 per child, per night
    4 - 6 years
    Extra bed upon request
    ¥4,500 per child, per night

    Prices for extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

    The number of extra beds allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

    There are no cribs available at this property.

    All extra beds are subject to availability.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in

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


    Smoking is not allowed.


    Parties/events are not allowed

    Quiet hours

    Guests need be quiet between 9:00 PM and 6:00 AM.


    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.

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

    Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to 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 adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

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

    It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

    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.

    This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

    FAQs about Kinokuniya Ryokan

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

    • 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.

    • Kinokuniya Ryokan is 3.1 miles from the center of Hakone. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Guests staying at Kinokuniya Ryokan can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Asian

    • Room options at Kinokuniya Ryokan include:

      • Quad
      • Suite

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