What is a Ryokan? Like a Western-style inn, maintaining the special, atmosphere and appearance is more important than providing the latest modern conveniences. Ryokans are the best way to experience Japanese culture and enjoy the true comforts of Japanese hospitality and service.
Hot springs have a very long history in Japan, and they are an intimate part of Japanese culture. There are over 3,000 "onsen" ,or hot springs, in Japan. Many can be found at the ryokans available on Japanese Guest Houses.
Japan has eight beautiful regions rich in culture and diversity. Select a region to explore and view available ryokans.
Map and Directions to Mikawaya Ryokan
From Hakone Yumoto train station, it is a 20 minutes bus ride to Mikawaya Ryokan on the bus bound for "Moto Hakone - Hakone." Get off the bus at Horaieni Bus Stop and Mikawaya Ryokan is in front of the bus stop. From Odawara train station, it is a 20 minutes bus ride to Mikawaya Ryokan on the bus bound for "Moto Hakone - Hakone." Get off the bus at Horaieni Bus Stop and Mikawaya Ryokan is in front of the bus stop.
Important Travel Warning: It takes a long time to go through customs at Narita International Airport and then travel to Hakone. If your plane lands in the early morning at Narita International Airport, you can make it to a Hakone ryokan in time for dinner. However, if your plane arrives after 10:00am you WILL NOT be able to make it in time for dinner. You should stay at least 1 night in Tokyo and then go to Hakone the next day.