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Washintei Hougetsu

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They offer a free shuttle service to/from Moto-Hakone and the vicinity. I was quite surprised when eating breakfast, the chopstick rest was on the right side. The same staff who served our dinner seemed to remember that I was left-handed and instead of placing the chopstick rest on the left (which is standard, as the majority is right-handed) she placed...

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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We were family of 7 and this was the only ryokan I can find that could accommodate all of us in one suite. It's in the perfect location at the end of the Hakone Loop where the ship ride ends, and Mr. Ito has someone pick us up. From the moment you step into the ryokan, you're transformed back to...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Our family spent 2 nights in June at this wonderful ryokan. We arrived here after a busy week of touring Tokyo to relax and recharge for the 2nd half of our vacation. Mission accomplished!!! The staff was remarkable and the service provided was first rate. Ito-san was very responsive and promptly answered all of my questions throughout the reservation process...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful ryokan in the mountains of the Hakone region. It is modern, with traditional design. Staff members were all extremely solicitous. They made a Happy Birthday oragami accompanying a gift after noticing on her passport that my wife's birthday was a few days away. Dinner was superb & we were able to sit in chairs for it....

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Sydney
Reviewed 16 April 2016

There is a reason this place is ranked so highly. Whilst it proved a little difficult for our taxi driver to find this place, the trek up to Washintei Hougetsu was worth it. From the attentive service, to the beautiful views of Lake Ashi from our room, to the little things such as offering tea in the lounge upon your...

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2Thank MissMicha
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 8 April 2016

This place is just beautiful! We loved everything from the food, to the service, to the wonderful view from our bedroom. Their staff were very warm and welcoming, such that the slight language barrier didn't matter at all. They noticed that it had been my birthday a few weeks back, and prepared a small flower bouquet and gift for me...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 7 April 2016

This was a great place to have a rich Japanese cultural experience. The staff was friendly and helped us all change into beautiful and comfortable kimino outfits. My first time sleeping on a futon bed and it was a wonderful night's sleep. Food was carefully prepared and we ate together (our party of 8) in a private room which made...

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed 3 April 2016

We stayed at this hotel for 2 days during the very first week in April. Our party had 3 generations (aged 4-64) and all of us loved this experience. If you want to experience something completely wonderful and different, this is a great place. A few neat aspects of this hotel: - Hyper responsive and helpful via email. We received...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

We loved everything about our experience here!! It's so lovely!! Every aspect of our experience was super attentive and beyond expectation from the reservation, picking us up at the Ropeway after touring with friends, the facilities, the private bath, the people and of course the amazingly beautiful food. Service is exceptional, the atmosphere is exceptional and thoroughly enjoyable. It's beautiful,...

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Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

This is probably the best experience my girlfriend and I ever had. From the service to the food and not forgetting the onsen, everything was just perfect. Deepest thanks goes out to Mr Ito who carefully coordinated all our arrival and departure timings, checking the bus schedule for us to make sure we did not miss our Shinkansen and accommodating...

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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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Additional Information about Washintei Hougetsu

Address: 90-42 Motohakone, Ashigarashimo-gun, Hakone-machi 250-0522, Kanagawa Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kanto > Kanagawa Prefecture > Ashigarashimo-gun > Hakone-machi > Ashinoko Onsen
Price Range: $445 - $1,213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Washintei Hougetsu 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Choose a room that overlooks Ashinoko.”
 of 5 bubbles Donnaanemone, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room with a view of Lake Ashi is great, though I don't know about the other views!”
 of 5 bubbles GeekRockChick24, 13 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Ask for lake view.”
 of 5 bubbles V5152PUjenniferm, 30 Apr 2015 | Read review
“After an evening dip in the onsen, relax in the library/reading room and try the massage chairs.”
  • View of the mountain and Lake Ashi from the room
 of 5 bubbles 485sarahm, 8 Dec 2012 | Read review
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