A wonderfully exclusive Japanese retreat
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- One of Japan's most luxurious ryokans
- Beautiful indoor and outdoor onsen (hot-spring baths)
- Authentic Kaiseki and Shabu-Shabu meals
Facilities includeIndoor swimming pool & jacuzzi Gym Stone hamman Bar / Lounge
- Golf (nearby)
- Tennis (nearby)
- Fishing (nearby)
- Hiking and trekking
Seasons in Japan
About Gora Kadan
Gora Kadan is a traditional Japanese ryokan set in the heart of Hakone National Park. This tranquil retreat is located in an area famous for its natural springs, which are heated by volcanic rocks. It is located on the grounds of a former summer villa of a member of the Imperial family. All the rooms and suites are designed in a minimalist style.
The chefs serve traditional 'Kaiseki' cuisine by Japanese traditional service 'Omotenashi', generally in your own room. 'Kaiseki' balances taste, texture, appearance and colour of food.
Gora Kadan has three wells from which mineral rich, hot spring water flows and feeds the open-air baths. The minerals contained in the spring water are thought to have many beneficial health qualities.
A variety of massage treatments are available in the traditional Japanese rooms, as well as a fitness facilities, a pool and jacuzzi.
Gora Kadan is located in the Hakone National Park.
How to get there
40 minutes on the bullet train (shinkansen) from Tokyo to Odawara station
From Odawara station to Gora station:
From Gora station to Gorakadan Hotel:
3 minutes walk or a courtesy transportation service
From Tokyo approx. 1 hour 40 minutes
From Nagoya region approx. 3 hours 40 minutes
When to go
Late spring (March to May) and late autumn (September to November) are famously the best times to visit Japan, when there is little rainfall and temperatures are mild.
The risks to health whilst travelling will vary between individuals and many issues need to be taken into account, e.g. activities abroad, length of stay and general health of the traveller. It is recommended that you consult with your General Practitioner or Practice Nurse 6-8 weeks in advance of travel.
Travelling with children
Gora Kadan warmly welcomes children of all ages.
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