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This charming little ryokan is ten minutes’ walk from Hakone open-air museum and is what we’d call boutique, with 25 rooms in three traditional buildings each given a fanciful name like ‘Moon’ or ‘Wind’. Most of them have a private ‘rotenburo’ open-air hot spring bath with lovely views of the well-kept gardens and wild valleys beyond. Although only a couple of staff speak English, expect courteous bowing service and dozens of meticulously prepared dishes that make up the ‘kaiseki’ multi-course dinners. 

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Features in the following itineraries

Mikawaya Hakone Japan Mikawaya Hakone Japan
Mikawaya Hakone Japan 4 Mikawaya Hakone Japan 4
Mikawaya Hakone Japan 3 Mikawaya Hakone Japan 3
Mikawaya Hakone Japan 2 Mikawaya Hakone Japan 2
Mikawaya Hakone Japan 1 Mikawaya Hakone Japan 1
Mikawaya Hakone Japan 5 Mikawaya Hakone Japan 5
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