Kowakudani / Ninotaira / Sokokura Onsen Area, Kanagawa Hot Springs


Mikawaya Ryokan is an old ryokan or Japanese-style inn located in Kowakudani of Hakone. Guests can enjoy the beautiful seasonal scenery accented by the relaxing sounds of a river from the guest rooms and the lobby’s terrace. Horaien Garden is a 1-hactar garden which is situated across the Route 1 in Kowakudani. This garden is famous for azalea. Thirty thousand azalea bushes in the garden show beautiful flowers in early summer.

The Azalea Festival is held in May when azalea flowers are in full bloom. Stalls open in the garden on weekends during the festival. Savor the pleasures of the adjacent Hakone Kowakien Yunessun hot spring amusement park to your heart’s content. Popular museums, such as Hakone Open Air Museum, Hakone Museum of Art, Shasui Falls, Gora Park, Pola Museum of Art, Ashinoyu Onsen, Odawara Castle, Inoue Sake Brewery, Lalique Museum are located near Horaien Garden, too. Refresh your mind and body in the relaxing bath surrounded by abundant nature of Hakone.

  • Choraku Open: 11am – 8pm Closed: N/A Fee: Y500 Phone: 0460-82-2192

    Address: Kowakudani 525

    Hakone Hotel Kowakien Open: 6am – 10am 12pm – 11:30pm Closed: N/A Fee: Y1500 Phone: 0460-82-5111

    Address: Ninotaira 1297

    Mikawaya Open: 11:30am – 3pm (reservation needed) Closed: N/A Fee: Y7000 (lunch, bath and rest included) Phone: 0460-82-2231

    Address: Kowakudani 503

  • Kame-no-yu Open: 11am – 9pm Closed: N/A Fee: Y500 (adult) Y400 (child) Phone: (0460) 2-2344

    Address: Ninotaira 1080

    Sokokura-no-yu Tsutaya Open: 10am – 7pm Closed: N/A Fee: Y2000 (adult) Y1000 (child) Phone: (0460) 2-2241

    Address: Sokokura 240-1

    Sunshine Yu-topia Polynesian Open: 9am – 6:45pm (depends on the season) Closed: N/A Fee: Y2600 (adult) Y1600 (child) Phone: (0460) 2-4111

    Address: Ninotaira 1297

Kowakidani Onsen (Hokone Kowakudani Mizunooto Inn Kanagawa) 492-23 Kowakudani, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture 250-0406 , Japan Tel: 0460-82-6000

Kowakudani/Ninotaira/Sokokura Area Accomodation: http://www5c.biglobe.ne.jp/~n32e131/ryokan/kowakitani.html

Kowakudani/Ninotaira/Sokokura Area Dining: http://www.ninotaira.net/

Hakone Open-Air Museum in Ninotaira, Hakone-Town: http://hakone-oam.or.jp/english/index.html
B&B Pension Hakone Hotel in Ninotaira: http://www.hakone-hotels.jp/pension/

Hakone Kowakien Yunessun Inn in Ninotaira: http://www.hakone-kowakien.com/english/

Hakone Hotel Kowakien in Ninotaira: http://www.hakoneho-kowakien.com/english/

Hakone Kowakien Yunessun Hot Springs Amusement Park and Spa Resort in Ninotaira: 297 Ninotaira, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa-ken 250-0407 Japan Tel: (Int+81) 0460-82-4126 Fax: (Int+81) 0460-82-4135

Website: http://www.yunessun.com/english/index.html

Tsutaya Onsen in Sokokura 240-1 Sokokura, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture 250-0403, Japan Tel: 0460-82-2241

Website: http://sokokuranoyu-tsutaya.jp/